Monday, September 7, 2009

I Promise

Dear Lael,

I promise to teach you to be the best person you can be.

I promise to never put you in a situation that you are too young to deal with.

I promise that I will always offer a shoulder for you to cry on.

I promise that I will do what I can to prevent as many tears as possible.

I promise that you will lose some friends in life but gain the ones that really count.

I promise that I will raise you to be a strong, confident, smart woman.

I promise that you will have bad experiences but the good ones will outweigh them.

I promise that I will always correct you and tell you when you are wrong.

I promise I will always be honest with you, no matter how much it may hurt.

I promise that I will teach you how to forgive and accept apologies.

I promise that I will teach you how to ASK for forgiveness and give apologies.

I promise you that soon you will forget what happened to you today....

But I will not and I PROMISE it won't happen again.


With more love than you will ever know,

Mommy






10 comments:

  1. That's such a moving post.

    I hope everything is okay (now).

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  2. Oh no...

    sounds like something rough happened today. Sorry.

    I liked your line that you will always tell them the truth.

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  3. Aww...it's hard to be a mom sometimes. I hope that all is well.

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  4. something that all mothers should say to their daughters. Whatever happened today I hope all is better now

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  5. I hope all is okay now...for you both.

    But seriously. Whose ass do I need to kick?

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  6. Some days we just can't be the mommy we'd like to be. Hope all is okay. xoxo

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  7. Being a Mom is a tough job...hope all is well.

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  8. Hi, Keyona.
    Nice to "meet" you.

    Beautiful words to your girl. Hoping all is well and your little one is all rght. Warm vibes to you both.

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  9. Beautiful promises to your little girl. She's so lucky, because you are honest with her. Hope the next day was a better one.

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