Supermoms, we thank you!

May 10, 2015


Moms, I don’t even know where to start.

As I sit here this morning, way too far away from my mom, I am so incredibly thankful for all that she has done for me.

So, because I can’t be there in person, here’s to you mama!

Thank you for helping me with my research papers and science projects.

Thank you for reminding me to apply to college (no thanks to dad on that one!).

Thank you for sacrificing every single day to give me the life that I have.

Thank you for laying beside me after each breakup and crying with me.

Thank you for realizing that each breakup felt like the end, because at the time it felt that way.

Thank you for also reminding me that it wasn’t the end and the best is always yet to come.

Thank you for laughing at me and making me feel like I’m funny!

Thank you for telling me I wore my hair way too tight (for a solid three years), even though I chose not to listen.

Thank you for encouraging me to write my thoughts down on paper.

Thank you for showing me what hard works looks like.

Thank you for introducing me to Diet Dr. Pepper but only allowing me to have one a day (or at least for encouraging that rule…didn’t always happen).

Thank you for always bringing a Gatorade to every softball game.

Thank you for being late to pick me up from school because it allowed me to get to know the janitors and to learn patience.

Thank you for our constant intentional and fun conversations- they make my life every single time!

Thank you for fighting for your marriage, even when it would have been easier to quit.

Thank for your believing in your children enough to push them towards their best.

Thank you for coming to every volleyball game, especially those I sat the bench, as that meant the most.

Thank you for making me do my own laundry.

Thank you for letting me put furry Christmas lights in my room and plastic stars all over my ceiling.

Thank you for inhaling Bath & Body Works for like 10 years, even thought I am certain it gave you the worst headache.

Thank you for toughening me up throughout the years.

Thank you for starting Servant’s Heart- we are all amazed at how far it has come.

Thank you for reminding me that I don’t need to be so worried about finding a “new best friend”, because I have you.

Thank you for making sure I wore deodorant.

Thank you for not letting me wear the dress I wanted to wear to cotillion one year (my fashion sense kicked in later).

Thank you for pursuing Jesus and reminding us of how much He loves us.

Thank you for teaching us what hard work, determination, passion and drive look like, both in the personal and professional world.

Thank you for speaking truth, even when I didn’t want to hear it.

Thank you for always choosing to support me, even when I didn’t deserve it.

Thank you for showing me grace.

Thank you for loving me, always.

You are the best, Mom! There is simply no one like you and I am honored to be your daughter. I have decided that when I grow up (still in the process), I want to be just like YOU!

Moms everywhere: THANK YOU!!!!!!!!

Thank you for never giving up on your children.

Thank you for seeing the best in us, even when we don’t believe it ourselves.

Thank you for sacrificing day in and day out, so that we may live full lives and have the opportunities that we do.

Thank you for fighting for your family and always showing us that we are your most important gift.

Thank you for choosing tough love, even when it hurt, because you knew it was necessary.

Thank you for everything.

We may not always listen, but trust that your words are heard and eventually they sink in.  We know how to separate laundry, understand the different between right and wrong, and realize the significance of this thing called “life”. For all that you have poured into us, we thank you!

You deserve to be celebrated everyday but especially on this day, cheers to YOU! You are Supermom and you look so good doin’ it!

Your children love you and your Heavenly Father is proud of you!

“Many women do noble things but you surpass them all.” -Proverbs 31:29

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