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Celebrating a Mother’s Love

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{except from The Joy of Mom: Celebrating a Mother’s Love!}

“How do you encapsulate the joy, honor, gift, and privilege of being a mom? It’s in the moments. The tiny, indelibly precious, delicious, almost indescribable moments. From the second we hear, feel, and see our child’s first heartbeat to experiencing their first breath, becoming a mom is truly understanding Elizabeth Stone’s quote for the first time:

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“Making the decision to have a child…is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.”

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As a mom, you can watch your children silently sleeping for hours on end and feel sheer joy for every tiny move they make. Their “firsts” are your “firsts”—their first steps, the first day at school, the first time the school bus pulls away, or when we let go of the back of their bicycle. Their first crush, date, or heartbreak. Taking them to college or walking them down the aisle. All their firsts not only take our breath away, but also leave our hearts right there with them…

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Click here to check out more about The Joy of Mom: Celebrating a Mother’s Love and to see + share a (free) beautiful short video on the gift of Motherhood.

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