Mother’s Day 2018

“A child born to another woman calls me mommy. The magnitude of that tragedy & the depth of that privilege are not lost on me” ~Jody Landers

It is times like these that it truly hits me how grateful I am for these little munchkins. Don’t get me wrong, I am grateful for them every day, but a few special days a year it truly hits me. I will admit the process wasn’t easy. When you learn the facts of their life before us it is easy to be mad, even angry at their birth family, but deep down I am so thankful to them. Maybe it’s the struggles they went through their first years of life that make me even more grateful that they found their way to us. Here we are almost five years later and I still remember the day we met. They were just as scared as we were, but it just felt right and we weren’t going to give up on them. Those first six or so months were rough, but all the struggles were worth it. It is because of those struggles that I can truly say I’ve earned the title of their Mother, or as they call me…Mommy and for that I am truly grateful.

Happy Mother’s Day

Whether you are a Fur Baby Mother, Foster Mother, Step Mother, Bereaved Mother or any other type of Mother out there. Happy Mother’s Day! I hope you know how truly special you are and how loved you are.

The boys outfits were provided by Janie and Jack. Photography by Kathryn Ann Photographie.

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  1. LOVE this post!! You are spectacular and your boys are precious! Motherhood is something that is truly a gift. It teaches you so much about others and yourself and those little lives your sculpting, and it rewards you with each hug and laugh and tear. My 3 munchkins are the world to me. Wishing you a Happy Mother’s Day every day!!!

  2. The pictures the wording…..This has been one of the best blogs that you’ve posted♥️Those struggles we face are the ones that makes us stronger and realize who we are, you have a beautiful family❣️Happy Mothers Day♥️

  3. Hi Amanda, what a beautiful post! love all the pictures! thank you so much for sharing, you are an amazing mother, and your boys are truly blessed to have you and your hubby as their parents.
    Happy Mother’s Day beautiful!!! ????❤️

  4. I loved this post, I have heard you mention your boys many times but I think this is the first time I have seen them. My how handsome they both are….love their little matching shoes!!! Enjoy your well deserved Mother’s Day xoxo

  5. Your post brought tears to my eyes. God knew you were meant to be their mommy ???? Beautiful pics!

  6. Thank you for posting this. As a mother of an adopted child, this really hit home. I’m so proud of my beautiful baby girl and am thankful for her every single day ???? Happy Mother’s Day????

  7. This is the sweetest thing! Such great photos. I’m looking forward to heading home to see my mom for mother’s day!

  8. Indeed!!! You have raise standards way beyond our imaginations. I salute you for being such a kind-hearted to accept and nurture happiness in such little angels. The smile on their faces explains such an awesome mother you would be. All these words straight from my heart. God bless you, dear