Wednesday, October 12, 2011

what is a hero? it's a mom!

By Jennifer (Double Duty Mommy) at 12:30 PM
I've never really had a "hero" growing up. My mom wasn't my hero so I never knew what that was really like, to really look up to someone.
When I was pregant with my first daughter I had no idea what I was in for. Pregnancy came and went and so did my labor and delivery then all of a sudden I had an amazing 6 pound baby in my arms at just 20 years old. Quickly I found out that the baby becomes a 7 year old.

I really have no idea how 7 years has passed but what I do know is I have now become a hero to her. She looks up to me on a daily basis. I get hugs and kisses simply if I pay a board game with her. I understand that taking the time to just be with my daughter will stay with her forever.

A hero is defined in so many ways and I think most of us forget that what moms do on a daily basis is definitely in her hero category.
We are responsibily for a human being, to mold them into the future mothers, presidents, lawyers, teachers and an amazing contibution to community.

We drag our butts out of bed in the morning even though we wish we could sleep in till noon like we all love to do. It's a selfless act to be a mother and a very difficult one at that.

Now I have two daughters (two daughters that will be teenagers at the same time.. pray for me please) and I can only do my best to be the best role model and hero to my daughters. Already I see my youngest growing before my eyes. We went from newborn to 15 months old already.

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