There’s A Lot Of Moms

There’s a lot of moms who cry on Mother’s Day.

There’s a lot of kids who will be wishing for their mom on Mother’s Day.

There’s a lot of moms who will be excited for styrofoam planters full of paper flowers.

Flowers For Mom

Β There are a lot of dads who are both mom and dad on Mother’s Day.

There’s a lot of moms working hard on Mother’s Day.

There’s a lot parents proud of the mother their child has become.

There’s a lot of people who know they’ll never be able to thank mom nearly enough.

There’s a lot of non mom people who have nurtured our children in our absence.

There’s a lot of moms lamenting not being a better mom.

There’s a lot of moms missing the littleness of their children.

There’s a lot of moms knowing

Mother’s Day is wonderful.

But it’s not the reward of being a mom.

There’s a lot of moms

Who love the reasons they are moms.

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35 thoughts on “There’s A Lot Of Moms

  1. Paul says:

    Beautiful Colleen. Thank You.And Happy Mother’s Day!

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  2. This is wonderful! Happy Mother’s Day, Colleen! I love the reasons I am mom! πŸ™‚

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  3. ksbeth says:

    happy mother’s day to moms of all kinds, including you, colleen –

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  4. reocochran says:

    This is beautiful, Colleen! Happy Mother’s Day to you.<3
    My goodness, so many people play Mother's helping in various professions, neighbors and traditional roles of this special kind of person.

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  5. So true and so lovely Colleen!

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  6. Indeed. There are many kinds of moms. Love the sentiments in this, Colleen. Inspirational. ❀

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  7. Lovely! Happy Mother’s Day to you! ❀

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  8. Happy Mother’s Day Colleen!

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  9. Ocean Bream says:

    Mums. Where would we be without our mums/mum figures. This post was lovely, Colleen. So lovely. It is wonderful to commemorate mums everywhere.

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  10. April says:

    Thanks for the smile today. A very Happy Mother’s Day to you, Colleen.

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  11. mewhoami says:

    Being a mother was not at all what I expected. It was so much more. Happy Mother’s Day to you and to all your readers!

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  12. tric says:

    Happy US Mother’s Day colleen from one of many mothers. X

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  13. I love all the moms you covered here. You are awesome!!!!!!!!

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  14. niaaeryn says:

    So true and love them all. Happy belated Mother’s day! *smiles

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  15. SingleMeThis... says:

    I thought of my mom who passed away many years ago when I read the poem! Thank you.

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