Defining Motherhood: 50 Mums Describe Being a Mother
Motherhood is so many things... an all encapulsing word, an all escapulating experience.
We asked the DockATot Mama Community to distill into one sentace what it means to be a mother. Here are 50 of their responses:
Motherhood: the state of being a mother
the most rewarding and challenging job you'll ever have.
wild but endless love.
the hardest, most fantastic yet terrifying months of my life, so far.
learning as much from your kid as they learn from you.
the greatest adventure of your life, with no map or guidebook.
a beautiful chaos.
an all-consuming, life-altertering journey of unconditional love and selflessness.
finding strength you didn't know you had an experiencing a love you didn't know you could.
an endless cycle of joy, worry and wonder.
a never ending job, where your work is never done and your love is always needed.
a journey where every day brings new joys and challenges.
a sacrifice where you put your little ones needs above your own.
the realisation that your child is a part of you, and you a part of them.
a lifelong commitment of love.
a beautiful mess of love and chaos, and tears and laughter.
humbling experience that has taught me more about myself than anything else in life.
a jounrey of selflessness.
a journey that will break your heart and fill it up all over again.
learning to let go, but also never letting go of the love.
a journey of discovering what truly matters in life.
an all-consuming love that never fades.
is being both a teacher and a student.
the feeling of your heart overflowing with love.
a rollercoaster of emotions.
a journey where every mother's experience is different.
the never-ending struggle of trying to be the best parent you can be.
the challenge of finding your own identity while being a parent.
the feeling of being overwhelmed, but also being able to overcome.
a journey of balance, where you learn to juggle your roles as a parent, partner, and an individual.
like carrying your heart outside of your body.
the most selfless, tiring, and rewarding job there is.
a constant balancing act of nurturing and disciplining.
a journey that is messy, challenging, and beautiful all at the same time.
a beautiful chaos that fills your heart and your home.
a never-ending marathon of love, sacrifice, and patience.
is experiencing a love that is unconditional and unending.
a lifelong journey of learning, growing, and adapting.
a rollercoaster ride of emotions, from joy and laughter to tears and frustration.
a journey of acceptance, where you learn to love and accept your child for who they are.
a journey of humility, where you learn to accept help and ask for support when you need it.
nuturing and protecting.
a deeply transformative experience.
a beautiful and complex tapestry of emotions, experiences, and memories that lasts a lifetime.
the greatest, purest love.
putting someone else's needs before your own.
finding a new sense of purpose and meaning in life.
finding a new appreciation for my own mother and the sacrifices she made for me.
the best thing that's ever happened to me.
We all have our own definition of the word 'Mother'. No matter what it means to you, today is a day to celebrate motherhood in all its unique and beautiful forms.
Happy Mother's Day! To all the Mamas, we see you and we thank you. This day is for you!
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