The only time she told us a lie was to make us feel good whenever we were sad.
The worst thing to my mother was seeing us sad and she would do whatever was in her power to see us happy again.
Throughout my first pregnancy, people would say, "You're going to be a mom! Maybe it's because I never really thought about motherhood until I actually had kids, or maybe it's because I didn't have children until my 40s, but I never thought about how having kids would redefine me and I've never entirely comfortable being identified as a mother. Even though I have been happily married for many years, and even though I now have two children, when people ask about me, the first thing I tell them is that I'm a writer.
" and I heard the words but I didn't really process their meaning. I was listed on the birth certificate that way, after all. If they ask about my family, I'll tell them I'm married and have two kids.
But just because the word "mother" doesn't fit my own sense of identity doesn't make me any less of one, or any less interested in being the best one I can be.
I want my children to know I am here for them always, but also to know they are growing up to be strong, smart and capable on their own, out from beneath my wing and the shadow of their mother.You may need to write a descriptive essay for a class assignment or decide to write one as a fun writing challenge. Then, outline and write the essay using sensory detail and strong description.Always polish your essay and proofread it so it is at its best.I don't need a name tag that says Patrick's Mother or a license plate that screams MOMOF2 or a photo frame that proclaims me "World's Best Mom." I have no urge to be the class mom or the field trip mom (though I would be, if I were asked).I am content to exist in the background of my children's lives, announcing myself as mother only when I have to — letting them develop their own identities that have nothing to do with being "my" children.A mother’s love can never be expressed with words, it can only be felt and it is the most beautiful thing on earth.If God’s love is at the pinnacle, then a mother’s love to her child is slightly below it, if not next to it.And I will still be their mother, but I will need the rest of the parts of my life to fulfill and sustain me. This article was co-authored by Alexander Peterman. He received his MA in Education from the University of Florida in 2017.There are 13 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page.A descriptive essay should create a vivid picture of the topic in the reader’s mind.