Life as a mom is a full-time job with no beginning and no end.
Life as a mom is having a to-do list with boxes that never get checked.
Life as a mom is being a housekeeper, chef, taxi driver, nurse, and a confidant (among many, many other things).
Life as a mom is eating standing up; water boiling on the stove and dinner burning at the same time.
Life as a mom is saying, “clean your room”; “brush your teeth”; “quit fighting with your brother” a hundred times a day.
Life as a mom is making a million decisions and then agonizing over if you made the right choice.
Life as a mom is longing for a break but then missing your kids when the house is silent for too long.
Life as a mom is making them go outside to get their “excess energy out” but then staring out the window watching them as they play.
Life as a mom is figuring out who you are now … sometimes longing for the woman you used to be.
Life as a mom is full of tears … both yours and theirs.
Life as a mom has moments of joy and laughter – photographs of memories that remind you of their smile.
Life as a mom is goodnight prayers and lullabies.
Life as a mom is pride when they succeed and heartache when they hurt.
Life as a mom is wanting to make life for them better and easier than what you had but also knowing they need to learn a few things on their own.
Life as a mom is stepping in closer or learning to let go.
Life as a mom is thinking you might not be good enough, yet you are their mom, and that makes you the best!
Life as a mom is full of contradictions and metaphors.
Life as a mom is feeling your heart walking around outside of your chest.
Life as a mom is a story being written … someday to be told and shared by your greatest accomplishments: your children.