Dear Mom . . . who also is my daughter



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Dear Mom, who also is my daughter,

I have for so long been a fan of yours. I have celebrated your accomplishments, cheered you on through difficulties, prayed over you through illness. I now watch as you embrace this role of motherhood and it takes my breath away.

I remember so clearly the days when your bright eyes and impish grin could charm the socks right off me. Wasn’t it only yesterday you were tossing that pretty little head of yours while standing with hand on hip, determined to do things your way?

Now I hear you reassuring your own little one with words and gestures I once used with you. I see your eyes light up as you celebrate a milestone with your own sweet babe, just as mine did once upon a time.

Motherhood is amazing, and so are you. Motherhood is full of joy, and you bring joy to many. Motherhood is downright tough, but so are you. Motherhood is worth it, and so are you.

To survive this amazing, joyful, tough journey of Motherhood and to be successful at it, look not to yourself, you’ll come up short. I always have when I looked to me for the answer. Look to the Lord. He’ll sustain you, strengthen you, grow and mature you. HE is sufficient for all your needs and the needs of your children.

I love you with the Love of the Lord, with the Love of a Mother. Your children will rise and call you Blessed.


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Mother's Day Giveaway Pin Blank

The prizes will be as follows –

Prize 1 – Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer
Prize 2 – Slow Cooker
Prize 3 – Keurig Coffee Maker
Prize 4 – ALL 3 of the prizes above

Each winner will also win a digital copy of I’d Rather Be Your Mommy by Stacy Farrell


Giveaway has ended.



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  1. What an encouragement you are to your daughter. Thanks for sharing!

    • Thank you Monica ๐Ÿ™‚ This was such fun post to write, and I am so excited to be a part of this amazing giveaway – truly will bless some ladies out there. Loving the variety of Dear Mom letters already! Have a blessed day ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. What a neat giveaway! I was only 21 when we had our first child, and we have 4 children, they are a blessing!

    • thank you, Jane ๐Ÿ™‚ How blessed you are! I often feel I have not shared enough with my children, especially my daughters what a blessing they are to me, but it thrills my soul to see them mothering their own. I hope you take time to enter our giveaway!

  3. Hello! I was 22 when I became a mother and we now have 4 children- ages 10, 7, 5, 3. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Hi, Lauren! I’m hearing from many young mothers – you are all amazing! sounds like you must have a fun household ๐Ÿ™‚ thanks for joining us – I hope you’ll visit the other Dear Mom Letters. Blessings!

  4. I was 18 when my hubby and I had our first son, he is 9 now and we are expecting our 6th little boy now! I was an only child, and the Lord is using these 6 little men daily to stretch and grow me!

    • Ahhh, a mother of boys! You truly are a Queen among women ๐Ÿ™‚ Enjoy them, praying for you as you await the arrival of your newest little man.

  5. Dorothy Teel says:

    I first became a mom at age 23, and have 4 sons and 4 daughters in law and 7 grand children and my life is wonderful, hubby and I have been married 48 years and I would not trade our life together for anything

    • What a wonderful place in life to be, Dorothy <3 How wonderfully blessed you are! I guess I should answer that I became a Mom just before my 25th birthday, we have 4 sons also and 4 daughters, 2 sons-in-law and 1 daughter-in-law and 7 grandchildren - so far - and have been married 31 years ๐Ÿ™‚ I agree, it's a good life!

  6. This is so sweet. I can’t wait until I get to see my kids in this place. Already as a mom I appreciate my own mother so much more.

    • thank you, Virgina ๐Ÿ™‚ It is such a special thing watching our daughters mother their own. I know you’ll love that place when you get there!

  7. Caitlin says:

    Thanks, Mom! ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Tanya Luscombe says:

    I became a mommy when I was 21 and now have been blessed with 8 children. I love my calling!!

    • I agree, Tanya – Mommy-hood is a wonderful calling and I’m so grateful to be wearing that title. Have a blessed week!

  9. How sweet, I love this perspective… I’m not there yet but I am sure I will be before I know it.

    • thank you, Jen ๐Ÿ™‚ the time does go quickly, but there are many blessings along the way, so enjoy the journey! Happy Mother’s Day to you.

  10. This is so sweet! I know my own parents have commented on the joys of watching their children become parents, and while my girls are many years from that season, I can already imagine the delight of it. Thank you for sharing your heart and words! #EncouragingHeartsandHome

    • Thank you for visiting, and for your sweet comment, Elizabeth ๐Ÿ™‚ Those little girls of yours will grow up quickly – enjoy one another now, and in the days to come. Blessings!

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