Being a mother - My aspirations
Created by Parentune Support Updated on May 13, 2013
I have learnt that being a mother is the best experience that a woman has in her lifetime. Giving birth to a child, starting a family and raising a human being is a wholesome learning and satisfying experience for the mother as well. After 9 months of sweet anticipation, when I saw my baby for the first time, it gave me an incredible feeling of empowerment.
I cherish every moment of motherhood. It does have it's ups and downs but there is no better feeling than the unconditional love between a mother and her child. No better feeling than watching my baby sleep peacefully on my chest while I wonder what he is dreaming about.
There is no stronger love in this world than the love a mother feels for her children. She cries for them, she worries about them, and would even give her life for them. I believe a mother is one who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take. I celebrate every moment with my son and try to make it memorable. The first time he crawled, his first step, the first birthday, when he learnt to cycle..every moment is precious.
I love it when we watch silly cartoons and laugh together, when we dance and play. We apologize to each other when we do something wrong. I also play with his friends so that they feel welcome at home. It is a whole lot of fun, being a mother. I really love to be with my child. I love to answer his questions and sit with him through his studies.
For me, the best part of raising a child is the little endearing moments during the day. I remember when I saw my son perform on the stage for the very first time, tears of happiness rolled down my eyes.
Being a mother is learning about the strengths you did not know you had, and dealing with fears and emotions you did not know existed. It is like discovering an all new side to yourself. Being a mother means being an anchor for your child, someone he knows he can reach out to without hesitation, someone who will always be there when he has a problem, someone he knows will always be understanding and compassionate and above all will always love him.
Motherhood is a 24 x 7 job and for me the compensation is the emotional fulfillment and the unconditional love I receive from my child.
As a mother my aspiration is to raise a good human being and instill values in him that will be his strength in his adult life. I want him to value people, relationships, emotions and to be kind to the needy. As parents, we try to set an example for him by doing the things we want him to learn, as that is the best way to teach a child.
Lastly, the best part of being a mother has definitely been the never ending hugs, kisses, and "I love you, Mamma". I am glad that God chose me to be his Mum !!!