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October 6th, 2004, 07:21 PM
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>Before I was a Mom -
>I slept as late as I wanted and never worried about how late I got into
>bed. I brushed my hair and my teeth everyday.
>
>Before I was a Mom -
>I cleaned my house each day.
>I never tripped over toys or forgot words to a lullaby.
>I didn't worry whether or not my plants were poisonous.
>I never thought about immunizations.
>
>
>Before I was a Mom -
>I had never been puked on.
>Pooped on.
>Spit on.
>Chewed on.
>Peed on.
>I had complete control of my mind and my thoughts.
>I slept all night.
>
>
>Before I was a Mom -
>I never held down a screaming child so that doctors could do tests.
>Or give shots.
>I never looked into teary eyes and cried.
>I never got gloriously happy over a simple grin.
>I never sat up late hours at night watching a baby sleep.
>
>Before I was a Mom -
>I never held a sleeping baby just because I didn't want to put
>it down.
>I never felt my heart break into a million pieces when I couldn't stop
>the hurt.
>I never knew that something so small could affect my life so much..
>I never knew that I could love someone so much.
>I never knew I would love being a Mom.
>
>Before I was a Mom -
>I didn't know the feeling of having my heart outside my body.
>I didn't know how special it could feel to feed a hungry baby.
>I didn't know that bond between a mother and her child.
>I didn't know that something so small could make me feel
>so important and happy.
>
>
>Before I was a Mom -
>I had never gotten up in the middle of the night every 10 minutes
>to make sure all was okay.
>I had never known the warmth,
>The joy,
>The love,
>The heartache,
>The wonderment or the satisfaction of being a Mom.
>I didn't know I was capable of feeling so much before I was a Mom.
>
>And before I was a Grandma, I didn't know that all those
>feelings more than doubled when you see that little bundle being
>held by 'your' baby...
>Send this to someone who you think is a special Mom or Grandma.
>I just did.
>And remember that behind every successful mother...
>Is a basket of dirty laundry.
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October 7th, 2004, 02:05 AM
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Awww. How sweet!
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October 7th, 2004, 05:03 AM
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That was beautiful!
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