Tuesday, May 4, 2010

A Mother's Day Post

I used to always be around children. I loved to teach them when I worked at two different private schools. One was Ivy Crest Montessori when I was 19 and the other was a Korean school located at their church. My brother had got me that job. I basically tutored them and taught them the alphabet or how to read. It was fun to play with them on their recesses and the best part was the bonds we formed by being together so much! It's sad that I probably spent more time with these children during than their own parents.


While I was dating Michael I quit the job to go back to school but I have gone back to visit them since then.

Then, after I married Michael, I became an aunt to my first neice, Aubrey. I love this little girl!

The day after we got home from our honeymoon.

Touching "Uncle Mikey's fuzzy head".


And then Mikayla came along as neice number two! I don't get to hold her as much though. She cries if she isn't in her mommy's arms! Or sometimes her dad or sister's arms.

Jarom, Tiffany, and Mikayla.

Aubrey and us at the wedding.

I love these two precious girls! But loving other people's children is definitely not enough to keep me content! Sometimes...I just can't wait to have my own.

Mother's Day is simply a reminder to me of something I don't have yet. Of course I believe it's a wonderful time to celebrate everything our mothers and grandmothers have done for us and what they stand for. I love to take a special day out of the year just for them.
But every year I think, "I'm not a mother. I thought I might be by now but I'm not. Maybe next year."

So...to you lucky mommies to be or already-mommies (or both!)...enjoy this special day on Sunday. Happy Mother's Day!

6 comments :

Lourie said...

Mother or not, you are a woman who cares for and loves little children. And your time will come when it is right. Thank you for this beautiful post.

Shelby Bukhenik said...

What a sweet post and I am sure you are going to be an AWESOME mommy when the time is right for you! Enjoy your nieces now int he meantime!

Meagan@Megs7827 said...

Your nieces are adorable! Love this post!

Samantha said...

Thank you so much for the comment!

I know exactly how you feel. I adore my baby niece, Zaylee, well she's 16 months old now. I love being her Aunt and sometimes I feel a yearning to be a Mother and have a sweet baby just like her. It'll happen someday, Lord Willing, for both of us.

Debbie said...

Thanks for the welcome on SITS, I better get over there today, I just signed up and I know you are suppose to go and check in...You niece is adorable, so common for that age not want to be held except by MOMMY...you have the fun job for now...spoiling!

A Mom Writing said...

This post is so sweet-- I have three younger sisters, and I cannot even explain how special they are as aunts to my little guy. Your nieces are so lucky to have you! AND you and your husband are a beautiful couple!

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