As a woman, I am fiercely independent. I am strong. I love working outside the home and building my career. I truly believe–oh “eff” that–I KNOW a woman can do whatever she wants in this world. Even as a child I wondered why anyone would ever think otherwise.
I guess you can call me a feminist even though I rarely describe myself as one. I’m just not the activist type. I simply do what it is I want to do regardless of my gender and or any societal pressure telling me I shouldn’t.
I always have.
All of that being said, I’m also a caregiver. I love that I’m nursing right now. I enjoy being the person responsible for nourishing my family. I cook every meal, make every lunch and tend to all the family’s needs. I also set all the doctor appointments, the dentist, handle school responsibilities and even manage the taxes.
I just take care of things.
It’s who I am.
It’s what I do.
I am Mom.
Moms care for more than just their children. Heck, they don’t even need to have kids of their own to be…
Moms go through their day with a smile, tending to everyone’s needs but their own. They take pleasure out of the little things and helping you makes them happy.
I have no doubt you have many Moms in your life. They are the people that grab an extra coffee for you on their lunch break without asking or bring the donuts for that early morning meeting.
They never mind being asked for help and they say things like,
“Don’t worry, I got it.”
all the time and actually MEAN it.
Please remember that these Moms need to be taken care of too.
They may not ask.
They may not know how to ask.
They may think they don’t want to be asked.
Just don’t wait until they are worn out and bitter to notice.