motherhood – my biggest accomplishment

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I used to be a career-driven, show-me-the-money girl. Since leaving my career and becoming a parent, my focus has changed greatly. I used to believe that my biggest accomplishment was climbing the corporate ladder. Looking at my life now, I see that my biggest accomplishment is being a mother.

Motherhood is challenging and it changes you. Until you have a child to call your own, you don’t fully appreciate how wonderful it is. Everyday I see the results of my hard work, dedication, commitment, and love.

Raising a child is no easy task. There is something new every day. Once you think you’ve figured them out, they change. Right now, my previously adventurous eater now only likes a handful of foods. I’m thankful that his choices are healthy ones, but I’d love to get him to try new foods.

Motherhood is stressful. It can be lonely. It is amazing. I try to remember…

The Days are Long, but the Years are Short

There will come a day when The Boy won’t need me to help him with his jacket, reach his favorite Corn Flakes out of the cabinet, or pour him a glass of milk. With each day that passes, I know that day is closer. I remind myself to cherish each moment. Even the tough ones.

What’s your biggest accomplishment?

Please be sure to join me at the 31 Day Blog Challenge – March Edition hosted by Fabulous Finds by Tiffany. Be sure to swing by her page and read her post and all the others that have joined in the fun! You can catch up on my other posts by clicking on the links below:

Day 1 – 5 Things You May Not Know About Me – and a self portrait!
Day 2 – My Favorite Quotes
Day 3 – Things that make me happy
Day 4 – Favorite Childhood Memory
Day 5 – Movies to watch more than once
Day 6 – Sharing my Random Act of Kindness and a surprise giveaway!
Day 7 – My dream job
Day 8 – I shared three of my pet peeves
Day 9 – I’ve added a few things to my bucket list
Day 10 – What is your daily routine? – Sadly, I haven’t written this post yet. I will catch up!
Day 11 – The Last Book I Read – I read a lot of books; many are shared here, too!
Day 12 – Regret
Day 13 – What’s on my iPod
Day 14 – 10 Things that make me awesome

31 Day Blog Challenge March

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About Emily

Emily is a rugby wife and modern mom to one active Kindergarten son. A former restaurant industry professional, she transferred the brand marketing and relationship building skills she learned working for a Fortune500 Company into building a successful social media business. Launched in 2010, her blog focuses on parenting tips, recipes and easy crafts. When not online, you can find her running, taking photographs, or sipping a Margarita while enjoying the beauty that Cape Cod has to offer.


  1. I agree. Mommyhood is hard. There is no manual or book on each specific child. It’s a learn as you go kind of job.
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  2. The hardest job you will ever love!
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  3. Motherhood is the hardest job! My biggest accomplishment is definitely my kids, but my Master’s Degree comes in second!
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