Sunday, May 12, 2013

One Lucky Mama



This is the amazing list that my daughter made me for Mother's Day.

 77 Things I Love About You...


  • You and I are always on the same brain wave
  • You let us make fun of you
  • You make fun of us
  • Your imagination is endless
  • You can't cook to save your life
  • You dance like nobody is watching
  • You're easily amused
  • You are a horrible driver
  • You turn every bad situation into a fun one
  • You pick me up from school when I just don't want to go
  • You can make fun of strangers and only feel a little bad about it
  • You can't follow directions
  • You call us by the wrong name
  • You let us do art projects even when we are still in the middle of our last one
  • You get scared during movies
  • I can hear you laughing at the TV when I'm going to sleep
  • You aren't afraid of talking to strangers
  • You like to give things away
  • You can't keep a secret for more than a few hours
  • You aren't afraid to take chances
  • You can make a bag of candy disappear almost instantly
  • You get addicted to video games (i.e. Candy Crush)
  • You aren't afraid to stick up for yourself and your kids
  • You're crazy
  • Your handwriting should be a font
  • You have the cutest sneezes
  • You laugh at my jokes even when they aren't funny
  • You make me laugh
  • You love Dad and you say so a lot
  • You let Dad go camping/fishing/snowboarding/golfing even when you don't want him to
  • You don't pay attention to the outside world when you are reading
  • You sing at the top of your lungs even though you can't hit the notes
  • Your laugh is infectious
  • You're a worry wart
  • We would own a zoo if you had the choice
  • You have great style
  • You know when something is bothering me
  • You understand what I'm talking about even when I don't
  • You try to be a handyman even if you fail
  • You are genuine
  • You drive me places at a moment's notice
  • You have good taste in music
  • You take every opportunity to learn about something
  • You read every book you can get your hands on
  • You can finish a word search in three minutes flat
  • You never get angry at me
  • You always have the most interesting things to say
  • You have baby-child hands
  • You can stop biting your nails for a few months and know right when you will start again
  • You get so excited about little things
  • You spend every penny you earn on your kids
  • You don't let the big things worry you
  • You always worry about the little things
  • You let me rant on about what I see on Pinterest
  • You have a never ending supply of book ideas
  • You are a dork
  • You see the beauty in everything
  • You are opinionated
  • You know just what to say to make me feel better
  • You make everyone around you happy
  • You put up with my crazy sleep talking and remember them well enough to tell me about them the next day
  • You are just the right amount of awkward
  • We always have something to talk about
  • You get so worked up about politics
  • You would make a great president
  • You are always willing to help me with homework
  • You are just a slightly older version of me
  • You are so organized, yet such a mess all the time
  • You are willing to do anything to help me
  • If a mini pony wandered into our yard, you would already have a name picked out and a stable built
  • You're always on the hunt for a new farm to move to
  • You always speak your mind
  • You are so passionate about everything you do
  • You think you're the coolest person on Earth, and you're right
  • You love us so much and would go to the moon and back to show us
  • You're my mommy
It feels good to be known inside and out! 

10 comments:

  1. Oh I LOVE this. How awesome. Makes me want to know you better <3

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    1. Thanks! We're probably bffs and just don't know it yet :)

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  2. Aw, what a wonderful daughter you have! I love this. :)

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    1. Thanks, Dana! She is pretty great!

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  3. That is the perfect gift. I love how the list is a mix of the humorous and the serious -- because that's how real life it.

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  4. This is priceless... and I'm wondering... why 77? Too cute!

    Writer In Transit

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    1. Thanks! 77 was the number that fit on one page :)

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  5. How lovely! Such a unique and thoughtful gift.

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  6. Oh my goodness! How old is your kid? What a spectacular gift and she has inherited a gift for expression.

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