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45 Things I Don’t Tell My Mom Enough

I don’t know about yours but my mom is pretty much one of the greatest human beings out there. I know as a daughter we’re supposed to say those things but it is so true. Life gets in the way sometimes though and there are so many times that I forget to remind her of how important she really is.

1. Firstly I should tell you thank you in general. Thank you for always being there for me when no one else is around. Thank you for answering the phone at all hours of the day, for making sure I always have what I need and that I know that I’m never truly alone.

2. Thank you for the little things you do, like cooking my favorite food when I come home, sending me a text asking how my weekend is going and always answers my questions no matter how silly they are.

3. Thank you for the big things you do in my life as well. Thank you for setting examples of what it’s like to be a woman who has achieved her goals and never stopped until she got what she wanted. Thank you for showing me what a genuine, compassionate woman looks like.

4. You are hands down one of the best things in my life.

5. My siblings and I are lucky to have such an incredible woman in our lives.

6. You are my role model.

7. You’re beautiful. Even when you’ve had a long day and you’re stressed to your limits.

8. I miss you.

9. I cherish all the time we spend together.

10. I’m so proud of you.

11. You’re a bad ass.

12. I’m sorry you have to listen to my venting and whining.

13. I’m sorry my siblings and I can be challenging at time.

14. Your love for God is amazing.

15. For all the times we have all screamed “MOM” at the same time you’ve never failed to help each of us even when we’re being absolutely ridiculous.

16. You’re doing a wonderful job.

17. No seriously, you’re like the wonder woman of moms.

18. You make me smile.

19. When I’m sad you’re one of the first people I want to see because you always cheer me up.

20. I know that when I’m feeling low and I need a boost you’re always there.

21. You remind that I’m smarter and stronger than I feel.

22. You taught me to value the moments in life.

23. Thank you for allowing me to make mistakes and try and learn from them.

24. But also thank you for being there when those mistakes turn into incidents where I need advice.

25. You give the best advice.

26. You’re probably the best shopping partner.

27. You’re inspiring.

28. You challenge me.

29. You give us all of your time and unconditional love.

30. You’re not just a mom sometimes you’re a mom all the time. 24/7, 365 days a year and that’s a lot of work.

31. When I become a parent I hope I can amount to half of the mom that you are.

32. You’re forgiving even when we don’t deserve it.

33. For not judging my coffee habits and indulging with me.

34. Your use of snapchat makes me laugh.

35. It’s okay to break down sometimes, to not be strong and to cry. (Moms are human too.)

36. I’ll be there to help wipe away those tears.

37. You don’t have to work so hard to be perfect.

38. To me and my siblings you already are.

39. Your opinions on my relationships are important to me.

40. Thanks for not rubbing some of my exes in my face, thanks for chalking them up as lessons.

41. You stick up for me even if you don’t always necessarily agree with me. You’re my number one cheerleader.

42. There isn’t anyone like you.

43. I couldn’t imagine life without you.

44. I love you. It’s a small token of how much you mean to me. I’m not sure I could ever put into words what you mean to be but that is a start.

45. Being your daughter is one of the greatest things ever.