You don’t have to apply for this job. The position as a ‘Mother’ will be yours once you have a child… the gift of life .. a mother will receive. The first pregnancy, you will ask opinion from everyone.. especially your mother. Making sure you take all the vitamins, exercise .. everything to make sure you will have a healthy baby. You will read more about pregnancy and confinement.
When the baby are born.. you don’t have any clue on what to do or how to do it.. you ask your friends.. and again you ask your mother. The first time.. of everything.. your baby do.. call you ‘mama’, the first steps, the first tooth.. the first time of everything .. you feel like sharing to the whole world..how proud you are. At the same time.. you read and learn everything about baby’s development.
But not everything is beautiful..as they grow older.. they will show their tantrum.. challenging your patients.. they be physically active.. makes you run around more, they will be talkative… makes you learn the skill of listening and giving the right answer to their questions. The first person you who understand how stress and tired you are.. is your mother… again you will ask her for advice. The same thing you will do… read.. learn.. research about how to handle tantrum, stress, toddler, kids.. you will get more reference.. from everywhere.. books, magazine.. internet.. attend courses about children, about parenting.. you get more knowledge.. and still learning.
As the your children grow up.. your duty and responsibility as a mother.. become more challenging..but you never give up. You want the best for your children.. you want them to do well academically and at the same time you teach them good value.. how to be a good human being. .. as how your mother taught you before.. but with the addition of what you read, learn and discover.
Motherhood.. sound so sweet and simple but the task are too much.. for a person. Not only you will a mother for your children.. you will also take care of your husband.
Now let me just give you the job description of being a mother :
you will have to prepare and learn to be a nurse, teacher, cleaner, motivator, driver, chef, housekeeping, cashier, banker, gardener, supervisor, referee (when your children fight), judge (when your children argue with each other), IT consultant (making sure what the surf is safe).. ooh and many more.
But not too worry.. by that time.. you are wiser.. smarter and more capable of handling things.. thanks to books, magazines, internet, friends and most of all.. your mother.
You will be surprise of how strong and smart you are when you join motherhood. Be blessed mothers and share your love to your mothers too. Enjoy Motherhood!