Friday, May 6, 2011

Motherhood Challenge: The List

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“I LOOKED ON CHILD REARING NOT ONLY
AS A WORK OF LOVE AND DUTY
BUT AS A PROFESSION THAT DEMANDED
THE BEST THAT I COULD BRING TO IT.”
-ROSE KENNEDY

I love the quote for the day and I need to remember that each day that I need to bring the best that have to offer to my kids.

As for the challenge ... here is my list... I bring these things to being a mom...hopefully it helps.

  • Love
  • A sense of humor
  • Amor
  • Willingness to listen, and listen, and listen and listen.
  • Leibe
  • Knowledge of the importance of good Communication
  • Láska
  • Up on current trends and music
  • Amour
  • A fun loving attitude
  • Sayang
  • Consistency and sense of routine
  • Szeretet
  • I know how and when to say "I'm sorry I made a mistake."
  • Rakkaus
  • Honesty
  • любовь
  • A thick skin
  • Amore
  • Good hugger
  • Kjærlighet
  • A ready smile
  • Zamiłowanie
  • A love of reading
  • Förtjusning
  • The ability to watch my child fail
  • Aşk
  • And be there for them when they do.
  • αγάπη
  • A love of learning
  • Mīlestība
  • The ability to laugh at myself and enjoy it
  • Ljubezen
  • An awesome twinkle in my eye
  • Liefde
  • The ability to see beyond the choices that my child makes to the child
  • Meilė
  • How and when to say NO and and the importance of setting boundaries.
  • Love
  • Love
  • and more Love
So there you have it. That's my list. What's yours? I'd love to see!

P.S. (Every other thing on that list is Love just in a different language. Just in case it is confusing.)

5 comments:

Cheeseboy said...

I was confused and going to comment on it, but you cleared it up for me.

You have pretty much described my wife. I should get her something for mother's day.

M said...

I was confused too, glad you set me straight.

I should start a list myself.

Jan said...

I could feel the love even if I couldn't understand it :)

That was a perfect list and I think you will be able to check them off just fine.. Happy Mother's Day weekend..

the fowlers said...

can i just say that i especially love that twinkle in your eye? because it is definitely there. :)

you're a great mom.

Teachinfourth said...

I'm glad you clarified my confusion before I could comment on how confused I was about the confusion.

I thought maybe your post had been spammed...