Unlike those parents who try to force their children onto a pre-approved life path, my mother has always given me the space I need to be myself. She doesn’t try to change me or pressure me into doing things that I’m not into.
Every mother’s day since the incident, I think of how close I came to not having a mother anymore.
Your hug still warms me up the most and my tears somehow dry faster in your arms. I love you because your love is still and will always be the greatest love anyone has ever given me.
I wish I had listened to her when she told me that guys like you will never mend hearts like mine when they’re the ones who keep breaking them.
Silver and gold are refined by fire. My mom always says that if a person is destined for greatness, at some point they will get thrown into the fire. People destined for greatness always go through some of the most painful and difficult situations.
Your mom has spent her whole life putting you first and doing everything in her power just to make you smile. And with Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time for you to return the favor.
Due to your substantial roll in building our family, you will be permitted to continue releasing eggs on a monthly basis as you see fit, until the day you shrivel up and turn into the useless, fleshy raisins you are destined to become
A mom’s love is unconditional. Just because she may not be there to get you on the bus or greet you when you walk in the door from school doesn’t mean she’s stopped worrying about you, loving you or feeling guilty about not being with you.
I was first introduced to the notion of menstruation like any good Catholic girl usually is: half-naked, with the fear of God instilled in me.
These notes from mom will have you laughing and crying and picking up the phone.