An open letter to my mom about how becoming a mother has helped me understand why she did the things she did.  Dear Mom, I get it now.

Dear Mom, I Get it Now.

An open letter to my mom about how becoming a mother has helped me understand why she did the things she did. Dear Mom, I get it now.

I felt you. You were a pea. Then a lemon. Then an eggplant. I followed advice. I read twelve books. I quit coffee. Could you tell I was scared? I talked to you, sang to you... I wasn't ready. But then you were here. Ten toes. Eight pounds. Love. Big fat love. I held you. I fed you. I realized that I would spend my life doing things to make you happy -- and that that would make me happy. And then there are the times I want to give up. You've made me rethink my sanity....

I felt you. You were a pea. Then a lemon. Then an eggplant. I followed advice. I read twelve books. I quit coffee. Could you tell I was scared? I talked to you, sang to you... I wasn't ready. But then you were here. Ten toes. Eight pounds. Love. Big fat love. I held you. I fed you. I realized that I would spend my life doing things to make you happy -- and that that would make me happy. And then there are the times I want to give up. You've made me rethink my sanity....

An Open Letter to My Future Mother in Law | Her Campus

An Open Letter to My Future Mother in Law

It's such a difficult thing to express your undying love for your children, but this is a wonderful start.

It's such a difficult thing to express your undying love for your children, but this is a wonderful start.

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