8 Reasons Why You Should Thank Your Moms This Mother’s Day

By Michelle Tan 13 May, 2017
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Throughout the entire year, we spend most of our days busy with our academics, our projects, our work, and even our personal trips.  Our priorities change as we grow older. Most of the time, we are locked with our own busy schedules that we forget to spend time with our love ones, especially our moms. In some cases, we don’t even know when Mother’s Day is.

Our moms have always been there for us. They call us when we are away to check if we are alright. They make sure that everything we need is there. They put our interests above their own. We have 363 days (364 for leap years) to worry about other things, but what are two days (her birthday and Mother’s Day) just to thank your moms and let her know how much you appreciate her? Here are 8 reasons why you should thank her this weekend:

1. Wonder Woman is nothing compared to them

Yes. The demigoddess’ powers is small compared to your mom’s awesome ability to balance everything in her life. Moms not only make sure that everything in the house is well-prepared, from your breakfasts, dinners, groceries down to the tiniest details such as the laundry and cleanliness of the house, she also has to balance her work and her role as your mother and as a wife. The job description goes on and on. She is the master of multitasking and you won’t even realize it until the time that it’s your turn to be one. You will never have to worry about your food or laundry because she has already taken care of it. She may not be able to fly, but she can definitely kick ass.

2. They must be girl scouts in their past lives

Not only are they the masters of multitasking, they are just always prepared. If you need tissues, they most likely have one in their bags. If you accidentally hurt yourself, she can definitely hand you a band aid. There’s just a lot of things that she is able to fit in her bag. Before you find Hermoine’s or Dora's expandable bag cool, you have probably been amazed with the wonders of your mom’s bottomless purse.

3. They have crossed the bridge and back

No matter how old you are right now, you mother is ALWAYS one step ahead of you. They have gone through all the challenges, both good and bad, that you have yet to experience. As such, they are always keen to giving you their advice on what you can do to avoid mistakes. They are your ultimate guide on “How to Survive This Earth 101.”

4. She’s a walking Wikipedia

Aside from the advice that she will share to you, your mom will amaze you more with her comprehensive knowledge about most things. She has the knowledge of a doctor when you are sick or the brains of a teacher when she helps you with your homework. She even knows where everything is placed inside your house.

5. They are your cheerleaders and coaches

When you are down or in need of comfort, your mom will always be there to cheer you up and make sure that things will be alright. They are also one of your top supporters in whatever you want to achieve in life, even in the most trivial things. Your first recital, check! Your perfect attendance award, check! Whatever it is, she will be there to support you. They can also be your coach. They will push you harder and make life a bit more challenging, but it’s all for a good reason--- for you to excel. They want to prepare you for what’s in store in the real world. They may spoil you, but they will make you work for it too.

6. She will protect you no matter what

Never underestimate the power of a loving mom. She will make sure that you are not hurt. If anyone even dares to try, she will not make it easy for them. Moms are protective of their children and we love them for that. Who needs the Avengers when you have your mom?

7. Instant MD

It doesn’t matter if you’re 5 or 25. Your mom will definitely worry about you when you are sick. Before a doctor can treat you or before the medicine will do its purpose, your mom will spend the entire night awake just to make sure that you are fine. Whatever profession she is in, she knows how to make you feel better.   

8. They love their children more than they love themselves

They are selfless. More than anything in the world, they make sure that their children are safe, well-fed and loved. They forgive you for the crazy things that you have done. They make sacrifices may it be time, money or energy, just to make you happy. Lastly, they will love you unconditionally no matter what.

What are you waiting for? Drop everything this weekend and spend some quality time with your mom. Make her feel special like how she made you feel special. Make her feel the love and care that she deserves. After all, she has been there with you 24/7. You are who you are today because of her. Tag your mom and let her know the things that you are thankful for.

 

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