I learned a lot of my own parenting skills from you. You taught me so many things about being a mom. I never really get the chance to thank you for those things. Thank you for always putting your wants last. Thank you for sacrificing something you needed for something I wanted. Thank you for always protecting me from things I did not know were threatening. For always pushing me into God. For making me come home at an early time. Thank you for never accepting a B on a grade card. You knew I could always make A's. You instilled the values of love and strength in me. You showed me how to be strong and that has helped me so much in being a mother to Lane. Thanks for dropping everything your doing to come over so I can have a break and leaving work regardless of the punishment to meet me at the er with Lane.Thanks for always listening to me as I vent to you. Thank you for your encouragement. I am sorry for all the times I hurt your feelings growing up. I never really thought about what I was doing or saying. I grew up fast, I am sorry now. As a mother I know I don't want Lane to grow up and I was always in such a hurry. I want you to know I love you and appreciate all you do. You were there when I had Lane even though that meant leaving my brother three hours away for awhile. Thank you for staying and comforting me while Lane was at another hospital with his dad. I really needed you at that moment. I could spend all night listing all I am thankful for. I guess I really just need to thank God for giving me you as a mom. I hope you had a good day today. Happy Mother's Day. Remember I will always love you Mom.