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Being a Mom

Friday, July 12, 2013

Being a mom is counting down the days until the girls get here. It's going crazy getting the house clean and the errands done so you won't have to do any of that while they are here. It's running around like crazy while they are here. It's shopping and visiting and dropping them off to visit with their friends. It's trying to remember everything you wanted to talk about and do with them. It's making sure they are okay, have everything they need and that they're having a good time. It's not wanting them to ever leave me again. It's getting depressed when they go. It's a too quiet house and a migraine headache when they're gone. It's trying to stay busy so you don't think too much about the ache you feel when they are gone. It's counting down the days until you see them again. If you have your children around you right now, give them a hug for me, tell them how much you love them, tell them how much they mean to you. My daughters are the very best thing that ever happened to me.
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  • SONSHINESUE518

    My daughter is truly the best thing I've ever done. Enjoy your girls.
    They are blessed that you love them so very much.
    1175 days ago
  • PROUD-GRANDMA
    emoticon You are a wonderful mom. Your girls are lucky to have you in their lives.
    1175 days ago
  • GRNDMOM43
    emoticon emoticon I don't get to see my kids much and then for just very short periods of time. I hope the ache eases up soon.
    1175 days ago
  • STONEYHILLMOM
    Thanks for your thoughts. I am in the middle of child-raising at this point in my life and yet when I catch myself thinking "I wish they were outta here!" the next thing I ask myself is "And THEN what are you gonna do?" I'm actually very fearful for that time when they are gone. Thanks for the reminder to love on them NOW.
    1175 days ago
  • DAILYCHOICES
    I know how you feel. When my boys aren't home, my house seems so empty. My husband thinks I'm weird because I'll say something like I miss having sports on t.v. because at least when sports are on, I know my boys are home. I miss hearing my son Justin go up and down the steps. I miss Stephen singing to himself or hearing him talk on the phone. I share your sentiment. My most peaceful, blessed time is usually during the holidays when all the boys are home and I'm laying in bed with my husband in the dark with a such a sense of peace knowing they're all home safe and sound. The time goes by too fast. emoticon
    1175 days ago
  • BARCLE
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    1175 days ago
  • YELLOW09RED
    I have 1 daughter and 2 granddaughters. They are Fun.
    I tell them I Love them always.
    Enjoy your daughters when they come. emoticon emoticon
    1176 days ago
  • DSCROW
    So glad you ended on and upswing the next visit needs to be planned soon!!! Hope you had a really great time while they were home.
    1176 days ago
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