A mother was left speechless after her son’s message to her after dinner.
It’s simple to really feel that the recurring every-day jobs go unappreciated around the house. But one mother recently shared this story on the Facebook about a remark from her 16-year-old son that made her look at things in a different light.
Read her post below:
Love What Matters
“Just about every night I make dinner for myself, Chris and the kids. I’ve always made
a great effort to make sure those meals are good and balanced. They are made with
love even in my most tired days. As a mom you feel perhaps they don’t mean much or
are taken for granted. However, last night Zane finished dinner and before he went
upstairs he said, ‘Mom, when I have kids I’m going to make sure we always have
dinners like we do!’
That statement in itself was enough. My heart swelled. Then he let me know he had
actually written about our dinners (he is a writer) He offered to share what he has
written with me sometime. He said, ‘One of the things I wrote is that the meals you
cook represent stability in my life.’
I can’t tell you how it feels to have my 16-year-old son tell you that this repetitive, often
tiring, monotonous thing I do every night signiՖes stability in his life. So when you’re
cooking dinner and eating with your kids for the 5,000th time and you think no one
cares…think again. I believe it means more to them than we know or even more than
Submitted by Holly Nowak
Sometimes, the “little things” leave a major mark.