15 Simple Moments That Make Motherhood So Worth It

mom and child walk hand in handBeing a mom is many things. It's hard work. It's exhausting. And yet, let me be corny for just a second. Motherhood is magical, isn't it?

Not Harry Potter and unicorns and wands and all that jazz magical. There don't need to be trumpets and fireworks or the slaying of a fire-breathing mythical monster for magic to happen. The magic of motherhood is in the little things. The 5-year-old finally learning to tie his shoes after weeks of practice and saying, "Thanks Mom!" The 7-year-old coming up behind you and wrapping her arms around you in a hug.

The magic is there; you just need to take two seconds to remember it!

Maybe this will help. We've rounded up the 15 most magical things we can think of about being a mom. I'll admit number 13 is my absolute favorite.

How about you? What is YOUR most magical mom moment?

 

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