A Mother's Day Tribute: 30 Things I Love about My Mom

With Mother’s Day coming soon, I wanted to write something in honor of my mom. She’s a force to be reckoned with, a truly incredible woman, and one of my very best friends.


So I decided to list 30 ways in which she is special.



1. Her all-knowing mom-ness


2. Her amazing hugs


3. Her selflessness


4. Her generosity of spirit


5. Her contagious sense of humor


6. Her positive and steadfast outlook on life


7. Her way of helping me see through problems


8. Her comfort in her own skin


9. Her love of healthy living


10. Her empathy


11. How she always tells us how much she loves us


12. Her love of history and books


13. How she turns every evening into an event


14. Her determination to be a strong woman


15. Her willingness to help me out of a bind


16. How she helps a charity for domestic violence


17. How she collects/steals flowers from parks to put in little vases


18. Her knowledge of all trees and flowers


19. The sound of her voice


20. Her self-confidence


21. Her unique dress style


22. Her unwavering support


23. The embarrassing way she talks about my books


24. Her encouragement when things aren’t going so easily


25. Her love of laughter and fun


26. Her determination to run and play with my kids


27. Her superhuman walking pace


28. Her extraordinary cooking skills


29. Her constant support


30. The way she always has my back


Mom, you are the first person who ever loved me and the first person I ever loved. I don’t know how I could have gotten this far without you.


Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!





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