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To all moms: what your children mean to say on Mother’s Day


Moms Living Leaner

Hi, Mom! (DP 05/12/2013)

Allow me to apologize for all the years I sent flowers or a card to you on Mother’s Day. I realize now how trivial, almost laughable that gesture was. As if a simple card could possibly express my appreciation for everything you have done for me.

Mother’s Day has taken on an entirely new meaning for me this year. Not just because as a new mom myself I am bound to receive a card or flower assortment of my own, but because now I understand what this day is really about!

I now know you sacrificed for me.

From the moment you learned you were pregnant, your life changed.

You gave up coffee and deli meat…wine and soft cheese. You sacrificed your body and your free time.

I gave you heart burn, and swollen feet..expanded your waistline and your level of patience.

I showed you how…

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About Shannon

I am a university educated full-time working mother of four children. Proudly Canadian, I freeze my butt off along with my loving partner, two dogs and a cat. I hope you enjoy reading my posts as much as I love writing them, but if you have nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all.


One thought on “To all moms: what your children mean to say on Mother’s Day

  1. Thank you for sharing. I look forward to reading your advetures with twins 🙂

    Posted by Mom's Living Leaner | May 10, 2013, 8:06 pm

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