For all the things my hands have held the best by far is you. – Andrew McMahon
Happy Mother’s Day (week)! This day is so special to me because I have so many mothers in my life. Mothers are most definitely ones who give life but they are also the ones who love you with every little piece of them. My Aunt Sueli is the most selfless and loving person I have ever met. She took me into her home when I was young and has cared for me as if I were her own. Some people say that only your parents can truly love you. Well, they are wrong. Because this kind woman, till this day, sees me and loves me as her own. Thank you Tia (aunt in Portuguese) for teaching me that there is no limit to love! I hope that my kids will have someone like you (including you) for them in their lives like I did.
I have celebrated honoring this incredible woman for many years now. So this weekend I’m excited to contunue with tradition by honoring her once again haha… But this year is a little different. This year, I have my Aiden.
Some people were born to be mothers; some simply become them. I was one that had to become. I knew nothing about babies and never craved to have one. Even though I knew that one day I wanted one of my own. My pregnancy was rough, painful, and long (as it can be for most of us haha). I hated every bit of it, and the only things that kept me sane were his movements. I didn’t feel like a mother just yet though…
I felt more like I was in a dream. But, the moment I heard him cry for the first time, that’s when it happened. I became a mother without even realizing it. At that second, I loved him more then I loved myself.
Aiden, my dear boy, you are so loved! I hope to raise you well and for you to become a strong, kind man. Thank you for being mine, but most of all thank you for making me YOUR mother.
This year I’m honoring my baby boy who made me a mother for the first time. Mother’s Day isn’t about me in my eyes… It’s about all that Aiden has taught me. The person I have become because of him and the celebration of having him in my life now.
I hope you all have a very special Mother’s Day with all the incredible women in your lives!
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