I was watching a television the other day and I saw this beautiful commercial by Procter and Gamble:
I cry like a baby every time I watch it because I think of my own children and how quickly they’re growing into little people with dreams of their own. Even at four and seven, they seem so big to me now because I so vividly remember holding each of their tiny little hands in my own after they were born.
My little girl, age four, and the most beautiful ballerina I’ve ever seen, is coming into her own more and more each day. She’s like a sponge, soaking up every experience and making me pause to appreciate even the simplest of things as she sees them through her own very unique perspective.
Her smile melts me even on the most difficult of days because I know there is nothing but love and adoration behind it. And it is that adoration and love that makes me want to rope the moon for her if I can.
She is my princess and I cannot imagine a more perfect bond than the one I know we will have as she grows older.
My son, seven, is smart, funny, and so full of life that it’s nearly contagious. And as I shuttle him back and forth to soccer, karate, or scouts, I see the wonderful little boy he’s becoming and I can’t help but smile at how proud I am of how well he’s making his way through this world.
He protects his sister, no matter what, and he is always willing to lend a helping hand to me or dad—no matter what the task—simply because he wants so much for us to be proud of him. He loves having a reason to make us smile and say “atta boy” because to him that means everything—and to us that means the world.
His compassion towards others is beautiful to see and I love how he’s always leaving me little notes to say how great a mom he thinks I am or how much he loves his family.
He is our little man of the house and even at seven-years old, he’s not ashamed to give his mom a kiss and hug in front of his friends in the carpool line 🙂
My children make every sacrifice worth it for me because their love is priceless and there aren’t enough adjectives to express how blessed and favored I feel simply for being given the opportunity to be their mother. They are my divine gifts from above and on Mothers Day and every other I say “Thank You” to Him for loving me enough to send these two beautiful spirits into our lives.
So, from one mother to all the current and future mommies, I say Happy Mothers Day! We are all blessed beyond measure.