Mommy’s Resolutions On Mother’s Day

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Mithu, My boy, I Love You So Much …. ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ You mean the world to me …. ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

Today on Mother’s Day my resolutions are :

I resolve to offer you unconditional love always with lots of hugs.

I resolve to beย more patient than before.

I resolve to set positive boundaries and limits.

I resolve to spend quality time with you daily without any excuses.

I resolve to say no when needed and I should mean it.ย 

I resolve to raise you as a strong, self-assured, confident person.

I resolve to be your friend, not your parent.

I resolve to have moreย sense of humor and fun with you.

I resolve to cook healthy meal.

I resolve to keep myself cool in any hard situations too.

I resolve to set holistic family environment.

I resolve to be available for you when you really need me.

I resolve to support all your efforts by all means.

I resolve to be your role model.

I resolve to enjoy everything in this world with you.

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  • September 23, 2015 at 1:31 AM
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    I really like the resolve to set positive boundaries and limits. So important, and so hard to do!

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  • September 23, 2015 at 1:52 AM
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    I love all of your resolutions but one. I don’t believe in being a friend and not a parent. I will always be my children’s parent first and friend second. Kids need us to lead them and raise them up to be the wonderful and successful adults they should be. I believe that all of your other resolutions are absolutely in line with that but I think there is a danger in consciously trying to be their friend first. I think you are definitely being the best momma for your child though. Some great goals on this list.

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    • September 24, 2015 at 6:15 AM
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      As you rightly said, I will be cautious of being a friend to my son …. Thank you …. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    • September 25, 2015 at 8:40 PM
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      I was going to comment the same thing. I think it’s important that a parent be a parent, not a friend. Otherwise, I think it’s a beautiful set of resolutions.

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      • September 26, 2015 at 6:41 AM
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        I agree with you, Esrella. But kids of nowadays need friendly affection rather than parental control. My son likes me as his friend but loves me as mother … ๐Ÿ™‚

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  • September 23, 2015 at 2:57 AM
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    What a wonderful reminder! I need to hear this from time to time as I’m raising my daughter. Thanks for sharing!

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  • September 23, 2015 at 3:35 AM
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    Beautiful resolutions. I love that you resolved to say “no” when needed. We need more parents doing that these days!

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  • September 23, 2015 at 5:39 AM
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    To be a mother is the biggest blessing of all. You are a gentle, wise soul… and all the time and effort in raising your wonderful son will be beautiful memories for eternity! Happy Mother’s Day, every day of the year!

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  • September 23, 2015 at 1:51 PM
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    Being a mother is the hardest, but most rewarding job! I love your resolutions and wish you all the best in working toward those goals! Your son is very lucky to have you!

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  • September 23, 2015 at 4:11 PM
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    I have many of the same resolutions! Meeting each of them every day can be a challenge, but it’s one I’m willing to try!

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  • September 23, 2015 at 6:14 PM
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    I like the “I resolve to set positive boundaries and limits”. So important, and so hard to do!

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  • September 23, 2015 at 11:55 PM
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    Aww… this is so sweet. My mommy resolutions for my kids are pretty much the same. I want my kids to grow up confident and know that they are well loved!

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  • September 24, 2015 at 3:29 PM
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    I think being a mother is the most rewarding yet heart breaking role ever – I love my sons to life and now that they are 19 and 23, I hope the foundation I laid will carry them through the toughest of times.

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  • September 24, 2015 at 9:13 PM
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    You’re setting a beautiful example of intentional mothering with these meaningful resolutions.

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  • September 25, 2015 at 12:28 AM
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    Saying No when needed can be so difficult but so important. Good luck with your resolutions!

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  • September 25, 2015 at 1:11 AM
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    Thanks for sharing your beautiful resolutions with us. Motherhood is definitely a journey that reveals our greatest strengths and weaknesses. Blessings on your journey.

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  • September 25, 2015 at 3:25 AM
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    Great list of resolutions. And like S Marie, agree with all but the one. Kids need us to be their parent, not their friend when they are children. And when you do so, then when they are adults, the relationship can change and you can be friends.

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  • September 25, 2015 at 3:31 AM
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    I too strive to be and do these things for my three boys… except to be their friend and not their parent. I am the ONLY person in the world who can be mom. Nobody else in all of creation can be that to my boys. There are many, many people out there to play the role of friend. I will always be the parent until they are old enough to choose me to be their friend. Hopefully I will have done such a good job at being a parent and directing, teaching, encouraging, loving, forgiving, etc. through the years, that they will all choose me as a friend in the end!

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  • September 25, 2015 at 4:13 PM
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    Great post… I do believe in being there friend, but being a parent first is most important… and being a friend will naturally come as years pass with respect and trust making a friendship last forever

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    • September 26, 2015 at 6:47 AM
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      Thank you so much. We are parents by default but being a friend is our choice, I hope …. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  • September 25, 2015 at 7:52 PM
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    Thank you for all this great resolutions. It’s all about love, inspirational.

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  • September 25, 2015 at 10:47 PM
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    What a sweet resolution for you to write to your son. You are a great example for a wonderful mother!

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  • September 26, 2015 at 2:04 AM
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    i love this! i’m over here tearing up!!!

    i think this is such a great idea to do… i think i’ll do this next year as well.

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  • September 26, 2015 at 3:42 PM
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    What a great post and wonderful reminders for moms!

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  • September 26, 2015 at 4:33 PM
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    This is a sweet post. I really like, “I resolve to set positive boundaries and limits.”

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  • September 28, 2015 at 8:22 PM
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    This is a great idea, so intentional to consider what to do to make a difference in the lives of our children rather than keep going with the drudgery. Thank you for this!

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  • September 29, 2015 at 6:45 PM
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    This is what struck me most :”I resolve to be your role model.” As a parent and mom, our kids get their first experience of community with us and our children look up to us as parents. This leaves me with a question, is the image or example I am imparting to my daughter as good as it should be? I am not perfect but I am a work in progress…

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  • September 30, 2015 at 2:15 AM
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    I definitely need to adopt some of these resolutions myself! Like spending quality time without excuses, saying no and meaning it, having fun with my children. I get so caught up in the to-do’s of each day, I end up putting off the thing that matters most: connecting meaningfully with my children, looking them in the eye, enjoying them.

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  • September 30, 2015 at 3:04 AM
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    Your son is blessed because you have put so much intentionality into the mother you want to be. May we all strive to do the same and to remind ourselves of our goals, especially in the times when it is not easy.

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  • September 30, 2015 at 3:40 PM
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    This is a beautiful list! Maybe you meant to say ” I hope to be not just a parent, but a friend as well.” That’s how my mother has always been to me. My mom and my best friend at the same time! Even through the mother-daughter squabbles. . . Blessings to you!

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  • October 3, 2015 at 10:43 PM
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    Sweet resolutions! I like the one about being available. So many times I find myself doing nothing of importance on my phone and then realize that I have missed those moments where I should have been available. I am going to start having an hour or two each day where I put the phone away and focus on my boys and my husband.

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  • December 15, 2015 at 11:07 AM
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    Great resolutions. I understand the heart of a mother through this post ๐Ÿ™‚ I feel, being more patient with kids is difficult sometimes.

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  • April 1, 2016 at 6:33 AM
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    What a nice way to celebrate Mother’s Day! I found your link through the Throwback Thursday. I am just browsing it for now, but I do blog if you want to check out my site. Nice to meet you!

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