I Love You Mom: A Mother's Day Story - iVillage

Quite often I could never find the right words to tell my mother how much she meant to me. I was 26 years old with six-year-old twins, she was my mentor, my mother and my friend and I was about to lose her. My mother was dying of cancer and there was not a single thing that I could do to change that. I tried by actions to show her how much she meant to me and how much I loved her. Then a wonderful song came out on the radio, I never have had the chance to thank the artist, but that song became "MY" song to my mother.

The first time I heard "I just called to say I love you" I started to cry and knew that it was exactly what I needed to say to my mom. I shared that song with her, and it became "OUR" song. I have some very precious memories of that song and my mother that I think of often, and whenever I am out and hear "OUR" song, I know my mother is still with me.

Thank you for the chance to share these thoughts, I have often wanted to express them.


Share in another Story from the Heart:
Amazing Grace
Like this? Want more?
Connect with Us
Follow Our Pins

Yummy recipes, DIY projects, home decor, fashion and more curated by iVillage staffers.

Follow Our Tweets

The very dirty truth about fashion internships... DUN DUN @srslytheshow http://t.co/wfewf

On Instagram

Behind-the-scenes pics from iVillage.

Best of the Web