Because I’m The Mom

It’s not my job.

It’s my passion.

I will always try to make it better.

My methods may vary

But they will always have the same goal.

You.

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48 thoughts on “Because I’m The Mom

  1. Something that our children finally understand when they become parents. Suddenly, mom was pretty awesome after all!

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  2. That sums it up pretty well.

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  3. Ann Koplow says:

    This mom loves this.

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  4. reocochran says:

    Oh, how wonderful, Colleen. Yes~ to passion and love! Not due to the required “role of Mother” but because you want to make things come out okay for your children and grandchild(ren), too. πŸ™‚
    I once said to my kids, “You are the center of my being.”

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  5. Debra says:

    We often say that parenting is our job…but you’re so right to create the distinction, and establish that it’s your “passion.” I am confident that your children and grandchildren feel your passion for being their mom. Lucky them! πŸ™‚

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  6. Ocean Bream says:

    You sound like an absolutely wonderful mum πŸ™‚

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  7. reocochran says:

    I posted my Joined by Branches at 6:05 am where your post was my inspiration. β˜†β˜†Thank you, Colleen!β˜†β˜†
    Take care! I leave for Mom’s when we finish work. Unfortunately, we may do 9 to 10 hours so will be a madhouse on 71N to Cleveland. Happy Thanksgiving, Colleen and family. β™‘

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  8. Aww, feeling the love. You’d be a good mum too ❀️🌹

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  9. April says:

    It never ends. πŸ™‚

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  10. Heartafire says:

    Lovely post Colleen! πŸ™‚

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  11. niaaeryn says:

    This reminds me of my mother, in a good way. πŸ™‚

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  12. I wish more parents had your self-discipline. It’s difficult being a parent in the time we live in. Your child/children have much to be thankful for. Nothing takes the place of a parent that genuinely loves you and cares.

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  13. We don’t need to be best friends with our kids, but to love and guide them to be able to live in our world. You wrote it so good Colleen.

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  14. marymtf says:

    I think that poem could do as well if it began with ‘because I’m the grandmom (mum)’ What do you think, Chatter Master?

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