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Thoughts on Motherhood…

I am one of 7 children, and had become an Aunt at age 3. When I had my first daughter over 6 years ago, adjusting to the role of ‘Mom’, wasn’t something I struggled with. There was no parenting task that baffled me or took me by surprise, the technical side I knew quite well. Yet what I didn’t prepare for and what still amazes me each and everyday, is the limitless love that  motherhood brings. It’s a love that never fades and never falters.

Once I was a Mom to only Isabelle, and cherished each day – so why not have another, we thought!? Within that month of deciding, we were again expecting another addition to the family. The doctor heard one heartbeat and felt one body. It wasn’t until a 22 week ultrasound that we discovered that we were going to be parents to Twins. Predicted my Isabelle all along {she really knew and tried to convince us, but we didn’t belive her}, there would be 2 more girls to add to our family. And on that day, then a Mother’s heart grew more.

I see my girls today and feel so blessed. I am MOM to three most amazing daughters. Today I am relaxing, reflecting and feeling so grateful for family.

And, to my own mother, bless her soul, I miss her more than anything. Unfortunately, she passed before I really knew how special being a Mom really was. Before I could truly thank her for all that she had done for me. My thoughts all over the place today. Needless to say, it’s an emotional day.

My heart goes out to Past, Present and Future Mom’s, I hope you have a wonderful day.

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12 Comments

  1. Happy Mother’s Day Tammi! I also read your post about your dream and your parents … I can’t believe I missed it before. 🙁

    Tammi, your girls are so very lucky to have such a wonderful mother.

    eHugs
    xo

  2. I’m so glad you said, “Past, Present and Future Mom’s”. All the above is important to remember.

    Reading about your dream made me want to cry. It’s hard to loose people that we care about! I’ve had people in my life slip away and I think all the time about how my kids will have never known them. It’s so good to talk about them, share good stories. Stories are powerful!

    1. Thanks for reading my previous post, Alissa. And for your kind and supportive words – I could not agree more!!

  3. This is so touching. You are really blessed to have such a lovely family… Happy Mother’s Day!

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your mom…

  4. great article. Moms deserve the best. Happy belated mothers day to all those hardworking moms out there.

  5. You made some decent points there. I appeared on the web for the difficulty and found most individuals will go together with along with your website.

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