My Mother’s Day

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Mummy says….

As everyone knows, it is Mother’s Day tomorrow, and I have decided I wanted to share with you my Mother’s Days over the years.

My first one was twenty one years ago. It was actually a Mum-to-be Mother’s Day, my then husband and I told both our families that we were expecting our first baby. Overjoyed was not the word. I was absolutely ecstatic. We had been married for almost two years, and I was pregnant. Sadly, this little one was not meant to be with us, and I suffered a miscarriage a couple of weeks later. Devastated was not the word. Heartbroken, angry, confused and in so much emotional pain.

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My first baby – my first daughter.

The next Mother’s Day – twenty years ago, I was pregnant again. About five months. My first daughter was born the following July. My pregnancy was going well, but I couldn’t shake off the fear of losing her.

In 1997 I celebrated my first Mother’s Day as a mum. I was ecstatic again, I had a baby girl (albeit it via emergency c-section)

In 1999 I celebrated Mother’s Day with my two year old daughter and a bump – I was growing my second daughter, who was born safely, naturally in the December.

Mother’s Day in 2002, I celebrated with my two daughters now aged six and two, and I had my first baby boy bump who arrived safely in the July.

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My last baby – my second son.

It was the three of them for the next TEN years, until in 2012, I celebrated Mother’s Day with something I thought I would never have again – another bump! My fifteen and twelve year old daughters, my nine year old son and my second baby boy bump. Pickle, who arrived easily and safely in October 2012.

Yes, I have two girls and two boys. My girls are now nineteen and sixteen, and my boys are thirteen and three. How blessed am I?

Tomorrow I wll be my three youngest children at home, my eldest is in Bristol Uni and not able to come home f

 

I have enjoyed thinking about all the Mother’s Days I have enjoyed (except that first one) and I hope you have enjoyed reading about them.

What ever you are doing tomorrow, have a wonderful day.

Kaz x

32 Comments

  1. Oh so sorry to hear about your miscarriage even though it happened so long ago. My mum had one and I don’t think she’s ever gotten over it, even though we’re all grown up now. Nice to know though that you’ve been blessed with more children. I wish I had more than one, but I don’t think it’s happening. Anyway, Happy Mother’s Day! :) xx

  2. Mother’s day is a great time for reflection – what a beautiful family you have. Hope you have a lovely day tomorrow and get spoiled x
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  3. Happy Mother’s Day
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  4. Hope you have a great day with your family.
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  5. Aww what a lovely post! I can’t believe how many mother’s days you’ve had bumps for – respect to you! They all sound lovely (except for that very sad first one). Hope you enjoy this one!

  6. I’m so sorry to hear you had a miscarriage with your first baby, that is so sad. It sounds like you’ve had some lovely mothers days over the years. Have a wonderful day!x
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  7. Awww some really up and down mothers days, but so incredibly to have four beautiful children to get to call you Mum!!!! I hope you have a very beautiful, special day. xx

  8. Sounds lovely! Sorry to hear about the miscarriage, but so happy you have 4 beautiful kids to cheer you up now xx
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  9. You have a great family and I am really happy for you. I wish my brothers and I were close, but since our parents died, we have kind of gone our separate ways. Now I have family of my own, and step daughter who I treat and think as if she was were my blood, I make every day count.

    Thanks for Sharing

    John M.
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  10. Mother’s day is a great time to reflect and I hope u had a lovely Mother’s day with 3 of the kids. Shame ur oldest was stuck at uni.

  11. I’m glad everything went upwards after your first mothers day, seems like you have a great family with you now x
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  12. I know the pain you felt on your first Mothers Day, am so glad it got better and you now have 4 gorgeous children to share your Mothers Day with, whether they are with you or away.

    Such a lovely post x
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  13. Hope you had a lovely mothers day! Lovely post x
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  14. Wow you are one lucky lady having four wonderful kids – I hope you had a lovely day x

  15. Hope they spoiled you rotten yesterday. Did you get that phonecall in the end?
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  16. what beautiful children you ended up with and lots of happy mothers days that you’ve shared with them. I am sorry to hear about the first but I always like to count my blessings <3
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  17. so sorry to read the first part x but so pleased to read you had a happy ending as such x
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  18. I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day Kaz, it’s so interesting to hear about your Mother’s Day leading to this one.
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  19. So sorry to hear about your first mother’s day experience and glad God granted you more bundles of joy whilst the other one is in heaven.
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  20. Aw bless you hun, so glad you got to experience the perfect mothers day finally and sorry to hear about the miscarriages. How are you doing now? Did you have a lovely mothers day yesterday?
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  21. This is such a lovely post. I’m sorry to hear about your miscarriage. My mum had several miscarriages before she had me and I can tell it’s painful for her to talk about, but eventually when she least expected it she found out she was pregnant with me. Ever since I was born she counted every mothers day with me as a blessing and I’m sure you do with your other children. It’s great to see you making the most of your special day :) x

  22. I’m glad you’ve had some great Mother’s Day’s after the heartache that followed you’re first one. I always feel so blessed to have happy, healthy kids on Mother’s Day x

  23. I hope you had a lovely Mother’s Day this year. Mine was slightly strange. I enjoyed it as I got to spend lots of family time together with our little boy. On the overhand I had a miscarriage at Christmas so it was strange knowing that something was missing.

    Laura x
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  24. So very sorry to hear about your miscarriage. I hope you had a fabulous day yesterday and will make up for not seeing your eldest soon xx
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  25. Wow! That’s quite an age gap between children. I salute you. I don’t think I could get a child to school years and then start again at the beginning. I hope you had a great Mother’s Day.
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  26. I’m so sorry to read that you suffered a miscarriage with your first pregnancy Kaz, so heartbreaking. You are so blessed with two boys and two girls, how perfect x

  27. I am sorry to read about the miscarriage lovely and I do hope Kaz, that you had a nice Mothers Day x

  28. aww what a lovely post – sorry to hear about your miscarriage but nice that you are remembering all your babies
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  29. Oh what a wonderful post to read, I really enjoyed that – a fabulous story and journey. Thanks for sharing.
    Is that the end of the story though – or do you think you might ever grow another?! :)
    Anna x
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  30. This is such a lovely post with memories to never forget. I’m sorry to hear of your loss though. I hope you had a lovely Mother’s Day this year
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  31. What a lovely journey to share and reflect on, how is it with a larger gap? I bet the elder three dote on pickle!! Here’s to making memories! X

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