Sunday, May 9, 2010

Before I was a Mom

Before I was a Mom,

I never tripped over toys or forgot words to a lullaby.
I didn't worry whether or not my plants were poisonous.
I never thought about immunizations.

Before I was a Mom,
  • I had never been puked on. Pooped on. Chewed on. Peed on.
  • I had complete control of my mind and my thoughts.
  • I slept all night.
Before I was a Mom,
  • I never held down a screaming child so doctors could do tests. Or give shots.
  • I never looked into teary eyes and cried.
  • I never got gloriously happy over a simple grin.
  • I never sat up late hours at night watching a baby sleep.
Before I was a Mom,
  • I never held a sleeping baby just because I didn't want to put her down.
  • I never felt my heart break into a million pieces when I couldn't stop the hurt.
  • I never knew that something so small could affect my life so much.
  • I never knew that I could love someone so much.
  • I never knew I would love being a Mom.
Before I was a Mom,
  • I didn't know the feeling of having my heart outside my body..
  • I didn't know how special it could feel to feed a hungry baby.
  • I didn't know that bond between a mother and her child.
  • I didn't know that something so small could make me feel so important and happy.
Before I was a Mom,
  • I had never gotten up in the middle of the night every 10 minutes to make sure all was okay.
  • I had never known the warmth, the joy, the love, the heartache, the wonderment or the satisfaction of being a Mom.
  • I didn't know I was capable of feeling so much, before I was a Mom.
Happy Mother's Day!

28 comments:

  1. I suppose those are the joys of motherhood, happy mothers day sandee

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  2. Happy Mother's day Sandee!!

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  3. Happy Mother's Day Sandee.

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  4. I have to agree with you.
    Happy Mother's Day.

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  5. What a beautiful sentiment.

    Thanks for sharing.


    HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!!!

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  6. Happy Mother's Day, Sandee!

    Big hugs xo

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  7. Oh so true!

    Happy Mother's Day, dear Sandee.

    Big hugs...

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  8. happy mother's day my friend, hope it is lovely! sunny! full of cake! and everything good...

    smiles, bee
    xoxoxoxoxoxo

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  9. That was great stuff about before being a Mom.
    Happy Mother's day Sandee. Hope you have wonderful day.

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  10. A special Happy Mother's Day to you Sandee and to all the moms! ^_^


    -Fledgling Blogger-

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  11. Happy Mother's Day Sandee.

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  12. fabulous! happy Mother's Day!

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  13. Well I hope that you are having a great Mom's Day then...!

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  14. Happy Mother's day to you!

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  15. I've had most of that and I'm still not a Mom.

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  16. Indeed!

    Happy Mothers Day!

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  17. Happy Mother's Day! Being a cat mom, I've experienced many of these things even though I do not have children.

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  18. Happy Mothers Day dear blog friend - all the way from Norway :-)

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  19. ~Happy Mother's Day~

    Luv'd the post:)

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  20. Happy Mothers Day Sandee, I hope your day was special :) Hugs

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  21. Great minds think alike! I hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day!!

    Big Hugs!

    Lydia

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  22. Wonderfully said. God bless moms everywhere.

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  23. I loved this. And they are all so true. There is nothing that can replace the feeling of love when you see your child smile when you approach. Our little one makes each of us feel so loved. She is an angel! Hope you had a beautiful Mother's day!

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  24. Sandee, Simply beautifull!!!

    Happy Mother's Day

    Many hugs to you.

    Silly Willy & Fluffy

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  25. (belated) happy mother day......

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  26. I cant remember Not being a mother, seems so long now, But I only feel like a youngin and my oldest is 40 YIKES

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  27. I always watch Blade Runner on Mother's Day. Let me tell you about my mother...

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  28. So true! The ups and downs of being a mom.

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