In my heart you are the most beautiful in the world. Without you I won’t be in this wonderful world. You like a chauffeur, cook, maid and guidance counselor rolled into one. I love u forever. Thank you mom for always attempting to keep me happy, safe, protected and nourished. Thank you for your kindness, caring and immeasurable patience for me. Thank you for looking out for me even when I didn’t think I needed it and for letting me fall when I had to learn by making my own mistakes.
Thank you mom for always being there for waiting up and worring about me, for the lectures and the endless concerns. Thank you for laughing with me, even though I knew at times that you were also laughing at me. Thank you for the limitless hugs, kisses, vitamins and band aids and for the support I receive from you every single day.
Thank you mom for keeping me warm, for keeping me calm and for keeping me sane. Thank you for understanding that there were times that I would be mad with you but always forgiving me in the end. Thank you for sticking up for me , for encouraging me, for believing in me and for letting me know that you never expected more than the best I could do.
Thank you mom for teaching me to be honest, courteous, appreciative and loving. Thank you for trying to teach me to be neat and tidy, even though it didn't work. Thank you for teaching me to try to see the best in people, to be diplomatic in the face of conflict and when I had no choice but to fight, to fight fair.
Thank you mom for instilling in me a love for travel, books, flowers, photography and food. Thank you for nurturing me to always try something new and to keep an open mind. Thank you for the thousands of back rubs, millions of phone calls, and for always sending me home with left-overs. Still, to this day, you spoil me and I am incredibly grateful for it.
Thank you mom for showing me how much beauty is around me, and reminding me of it constantly when my world feels dark and...