Mom Celebration

Cooking, cleaning, washing the floor,
Chores to do and so much more.
Ballgames, lessons, mail to read,
A quiet vacation is what I need.

Bills to pay, errands to run.
Making time for just plain fun.
Places to go, appointments to keep,
Boy, I could use a little sleep.

Nights too short, days too long,
Give me strength to be strong.
For everything I have to do,
Someday soon I will be through.

The kids will grow and move away,
And then I’ll dream of yesterday.
So vacation and sleep they can wait.
Because today as ‘Mom’ I celebrate.

©2007 Virginia Donahue

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6 Responses to Mom Celebration

  1. 4sweetums says:

    Just saw you on the last 100 entries. I love that! IT is so true too.


  2. MyThree3Sons says:

    What a sweet poem….and all too true! Thanks for sharing.


  3. kellieann says:

    I can relate to every line of your poem! Great job!

  4. Lori says:

    Ours are 3 and 1, and I still think sometimes, "Our oldest is already 1/6th through his time with us" It helps me to enjoy the little moments.

  5. Tracy says:

    I'm afraid I forget to celebrate being a Mother way too often 🙁 Great Poem.


  6. SongOfTheSagebrush says:

    I love it! Great job!



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