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7 Things About My Mom I Always Took For Granted

I never really appreciated my mom until I got older and these were the things I always took for granted… Until now.

1. No one cooks more bomb food than my mom.


For Latinos, cooking is an art and my mom is the Michelangelo. She learned everything she knows from her mother and grandmother and everyone who came before her. The food is always on point and that’s the one thing that always brings my family together.

2. She’s not a party planner, but her parties always go until the next morning.

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My mom knows how to throw a party.These parties last all night and go through the next morning. She and her squad know how to turn up.

3. She was rocking the RBF before the RBF was a thing.

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Moms always know how to communicate without saying a word. Their expressions say so much with just a glance. And when my mom is mad, the whole world knows just by the way she blinks.

4. She has a way with words.

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She has brought me to my senses numerous times with her classic “no seas mensa.” It’s probably not the sweetest phrase, but it always puts me back on track.

5. She’s super supportive without even trying.

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No matter how crazy our ambitions are, my mom always pushes me and my siblings to push our limits. She is the reason why we succeed in everything. Even when she’s not verbally telling us to try harder, we do anyway because her struggles have become our biggest motivations.

6. She’s always confident.

She doesn’t care what people think of her or what she looks like. She always holds her head high and steps out fearlessly.

7. Her strength is not something you can build in the gym.

She carries our family on her shoulders. Even when she’s exhausted from a long day at work she finds the energy to carry more weight at home – something no pre-workout or energy drink can give you. How she finds the strength to keep going is a mystery.

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