Monday, May 9, 2011

Motherhood & Career

If giving up a career is what it takes to become a good MoM, you can consider me as one.   I gave up my permanent job in the Philippines and  chose not to work when I came here because I want to  be able to spend  full time with my children while they still need me.  Soon, they will have their own world and my husband I will return to being just US again.

It is music to my ear and heart whenever hubby tells me "Thank you for making me babies hon, for being a great mom, and for loving me as I am." Naks, kakatunaw ng puso. Happy Mother's day to all the Moms!

15 travelers' comments:

Mel_Cole said...

I agree sis. It is when our kids are still little that they need more of our attention than when they are grown ups. Still not done with tasks yet but will join this contest too.

Dhemz said...

I don't consider myself a good mom...waaaaaa...terror mom ako!

bonz said...

being a mom is also a career and it is the best job ever!

btw, you ranked 2nd on my April's Top 10 COmmentators, your badge is up in my sidebar. thanks!

Little ZOie's Steps

Chris said...

way to go mommy! you are the best mom for your kids! happy mother's day! :D

by the way, hope you can comment on my post


Danielle said...

I feel the same way about staying home with my babies.

Thanks for stopping by my blog, I'm following you now. :)


Downing Delectables said...

I agree that staying at home is best for the kids. I am blessed to be able to be home. Thank you for stopping by my blog, I am now following you.

Quirky Homemaker said...

I stay at home too and I'm so thankful for the opportunity! Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm following you now!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful blog. New follower from 'cup of joe' hop blog. Many blessings, Barbara~~~Espanol para Ninos (Spanish for Kids)

KC said...

I think we both are somewhat the same when it comes to being a SAHM :) I had to set aside my Nursing dream to be a full time Mom and wife..My husband and I agreed on one thing: we are not going to entrust our kids to other people while they are this young and at a crucial stage in their development - their growing years when parents are needed the most to be there to teach and guide them..Siguro, by the time na medyo nakakaintindi na sila, I'll go back to the other thing I love the most - being a Nurse :) in the mean time, paraket-raket nalang muna ako online para naman kumita kahit papanu, kahit konti lang habang nasa bahay..


I followed your blog na din po :) I grabbed two of your badges (check out my BADGES page on my blog)..and I dropped you an Ecard..hehe

I'm happy to meet you here :) Happy to know that you are a Military spouse, too..Makapagkwentuhan nga minsan ;)

Anonymous said...

Na-touch rin ako sa message ni hubby. Heheh! You are such a blessed woman with 2 wonderful children who are so lovely and adorable. Actually, I gave up my job to be pregnant and be a fulltime mommy, but it did not happen and that is why I'm preparing to go back to work.

Seiko said...

Indeed so true!You're the best Mom talaga!
Salamat sa dalaw Mare & for sending me your prayers maraming maraming salamat talaga :D
Happy Mother's Day!
Hugs & kisses! :D

Shengkay said...

naiinggit naman ako dun..parang gusto ko ng umiyak...weee..happy mothers day!

Verna Luga said...

... sorry Rose quick drop.. pero voted for your entry N0. 1... :)

Mommy Liz said...

Whenever your hubby compliments you for being a great mom and thanking you for being the mother of his children, that would be enough to compensate your sacrifices for staying at home to care for your kids. Rodney tells me the same, kaya kahit pagod sa kakabantay ng mga bata at sa pag work dito sa house, oks lang..

JonaBQ said...

those are the words that you just want to hear from a hubby :D
Belated Happy Mother's Day! my late CC entry

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