Sunday, May 10, 2009

Happy Mother's Day!!!!

I want to wish all the moms out there Happy Mother's Day! I hope your special day was as filled with love, laughter, peace, and relaxation! For all of the non-moms, I hope you have had a great weekend! And in honor of Mother's Day I am re-posting a poem I received from a friend of mine. Y'all enjoy!!

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


MsMoonlight said...

Happy Mother's Day to you Heather!

Cindy W said...

Happy Mother's Day Heather!

Barbara said...

I hope you had a great Mother's Day, Heather!!

Heather D said...

Thanks ladies, and yes I had a wonderful day!!!

I was the first one up for some reason... but my son came out at 7:30 and said "Im going to let you watch whatever you want today since it's mommy's day!!" that was so sweet of him, but I really don't watch

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