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  1. 134282

    134282 Four Time F1 World Champ
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    Maybe not ALL silly crap chain emails are bad... :)




    > > For all the Mom's we know....
    > >
    > >This is for the mothers who have sat up all night with sick toddlers
    in
    > >their arms, wiping up barf laced with Oscar Mayer wieners and cherry
    > >Kool-Aid saying, "It's okay honey,
    > >Mommy's here."
    > >
    > >
    > >Who have sat in rocking chairs for hours on end soothing crying
    babies
    > >who can't be comforted.
    > >
    > >
    > >This is for all the mothers who show up at work with spit-up in
    their
    > >hair and milk stains on their blouses and diapers in their purse.
    > >
    > >
    > > For all the mothers who run carpools and make cookies and sew
    Halloween
    > >costumes. And all the mothers who DON'T.
    > >
    > >
    > >This is for the mothers who gave birth to babies they'll never see.
    And
    > >the mothers who took those babies and gave them homes.
    > >
    > >
    > >This is for the mothers whose priceless art collections are hanging
    on
    > >their refrigerator doors.
    > >
    > >
    > >And for all the mothers who froze their buns on metal bleachers at
    > >football or soccer games instead of watching from the warmth of
    their
    > >cars..
    > >
    > >
    > >And that when their kids asked, "Did you see me, Mom?" they could
    say,
    > >"Of course, I wouldn't have missed it for the world," and mean it.
    > >
    > >
    > >This is for all the mothers who yell at their kids in the grocery
    store
    > >and swat them in despair when they stomp their feet and scream for
    ice
    > >cream before dinner. And for all the mothers who count to ten
    instead,
    > >but realize how child abuse happens.
    > >
    > >
    > >This is for all the mothers who sat down with their children and
    > >explained all about making babies. And for all the (grand)mothers
    who
    > >wanted to, but just couldn't find the words.
    > >
    > >
    > >This is for all the mothers who go hungry, so their children can
    eat.
    > >
    > >
    > >For all the mothers who read "Goodnight, Moon" twice a night for a
    year.
    > >And then read it again. "Just one more time."
    > >
    > >
    > >This is for all the mothers who taught their children to tie their
    > >shoelaces before they started school. And for all the mothers who
    opted
    > >for Velcro instead.
    > >
    > >
    > >This is for all the mothers who teach their sons to cook and their
    > >daughters to sink a jump shot.
    > >
    > >
    > >This is for every mother whose head turns automatically when a
    little
    > >voice calls "Mom?" in a crowd, even though they know their own
    offspring
    > >are at home -- or even away at college.
    > >
    > >
    > >This is for all the mothers who sent their kids to school with
    stomach
    > >aches, assuring them they'd be just FINE once they got there, only
    to
    > >get calls from the school nurse an hour later asking them to please
    pick
    > >them up. Right away.
    > >
    > >
    > >This is for mothers whose children have gone astray, who can't find
    the
    > >words to reach them.
    > >
    > >
    > >For all the mothers who bite their lips until they bleed when their
    14
    > >year olds dye their hair green.
    > >
    > >
    > >For all the mothers of the victims of recent school shootings, and
    the
    > >mothers of those who did the shooting.
    > >
    > >
    > > For the mothers of the survivors, and the mothers who sat in front
    of
    > >their TVs in horror, hugging their child who just came home from
    school,
    > >safely.
    > >
    > >
    > >This is for all the mothers who taught their children to be
    peaceful,
    > >and now pray they come home safely from a war.
    > >
    > >
    > >What makes a good Mother anyway? Is it patience? Compassion? Broad
    hips?
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > >The ability to nurse a baby, cook dinner, and sew a button on a
    shirt,
    > >all at the same time?
    > >
    > >
    > >Or is it in her heart?
    > >
    > >
    > >Is it the ache you feel when you watch your son or daughter
    disappear
    > >down the street, walking to school alone for the very first time?
    > >
    > >
    > >The jolt that takes you from sleep to dread, from bed to crib at 2
    A.M.
    > >to put your hand on the back of a sleeping baby?
    > >
    > >The panic, years later, that comes again at 2 A.M. when you just
    want
    > >to hear their key in the door and know they are safe again in your
    home?
    > >
    > >
    > >Or the need to flee from wherever you are and hug your child when
    you
    > >hear news of a fire, a car accident, a child dying?
    > >
    > >
    > >The emotions of motherhood are universal and so our thoughts are for
    > >young mothers stumbling through diaper changes and sleep
    deprivation...
    > >And mature mothers learning to let go.
    > >
    > >
    > > For working mothers and stay-at-home mothers.
    > >
    > >
    > >Single mothers and married mothers.
    > >
    > >
    > >Mothers with money, mothers without.
    > >
    > >
    > >This is for you all. For all of us...
    > >
    > >
    > > Hang in there. In the end we can only do the best we can. Tell
    them
    > >every day that we love them. And pray.
     
  2. tonyh

    tonyh F1 World Champ
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    Brought a lump to my throat !
     
  3. Enzo

    Enzo F1 Rookie

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    Very Nice Carbon. (By the way Dad's read Goodnight Moon Also)
     
  4. Janet

    Janet Karting

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    That is a really great one. Thanks :)
     
  5. TigerAce

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    Again you did the magic w/ your words. You should change the occupation!
     
  6. 134282

    134282 Four Time F1 World Champ
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    Thanks, Yoshi; unfortunately, i didn't write that; it was forwarded to me via email, i just figured i'd post it... Sorry for the confusion... :)
     

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