I know that most people will say, "my mom is the best." To them I say, "to you she is, and that is a good thing." To me, my mom is the very best of all possible moms to have. We are a good fit, for the other.
Perhaps even more important is that we would choose to be friends, even
if I was not her daughter and she were not my mother. We like
each other. We do love each other, yes, but we enjoy each other's
We tell each other of incidences that will bring tears of
laughter. We confide doubts, concerns, hurts, troubles, and
regrets that bring tears of compassion. We share triumphs,
victories, goals, and dreams that bring tears of joy. We share
all the things inbetween, things that make us human, things that make
us women, things that make us mother and daughter.
My mother is a solid model for me to emulate. She is wise,
strong, and true to herself. She is human, with all the wonderful
attibutes and acceptable flaws inherent to our species. She
possesses great grace, warm humor, considerate wisdom, and an
My mom, my mentor. Happy Mother's Day, memom.