Whether it was headaches, an achy tummy or a sore throat, my Mom was always there to take care of me when I was a child. I remember when I would stay home from school sick and I would lie in bed all day. My Mom would give me an old metal bell to ring whenever I needed her to make it easy to get her attention. She would bring me special drinks, a cold cloth and would take care of me as much as I needed her. She held my hair back when I was sick to my stomach, she would put a cold cloth on the back of my neck or my forehead and she would make me hot drinks for my sore throats. I have no idea how many trips she made up and down the stairs when I stayed home sick, but I have no doubt that she was exhausted at the end of the day.
My Mom did so much for me when I was sick and I honestly don’t know if I have ever thanked her properly. In hind sight, I should have thanked her each and every time she brought me something as well as each and every time I was sick. The problem is, when you are sick, your head isn’t on straight and most often don’t take the time to show your gratitude.
So, today, I am writing this post to thank you Mom, from the bottom of my heart.
Thank you for loving me.
Thank you for taking care of me.
Thank you for helping me when I was sick.
I appreciate your love and your care that you have given me over the years.
Being a Mom is not an easy job on a good day. Being a Mom to a child when they are sick is definitely not easy.
When was the last time (if ever) you thanked your Mom for taking care of you all of those times when you were sick?
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Disclosure: This post was sponsored by the makers TYLENOL®, but the opinions expressed are my own