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11 Heartwarming Moments Every Mom Has Experienced

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1. When her daughter does her best in the school play.

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Even if she forgets a line, just seeing her up there is magical.

2. When her son does something so silly and creative it makes her laugh and cry at the same time.

How did this amazing little person get here?
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How did this amazing little person get here?

3. When her child loses gracefully.

His team didn't win the tournament, but he shook his opponents' hands and knew they'd get 'em next time.
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His team didn't win the tournament, but he shook his opponents' hands and knew they'd get 'em next time.

4. When she witnesses her child being a good friend.

There's nothing better than seeing your kid show empathy and love.
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There's nothing better than seeing your kid show empathy and love.

5. When her child asks the big questions.

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...even if she doesn't necessarily have the answers.

6. When her kids are getting along and playing together.

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What is this miracle??

7. When she’s not feeling well, and her children make lunches for the whole family so she can rest.

*Heart melts*
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*Heart melts*

8. When her child asks for advice about a crush.

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On the one hand, scary... but also, such an exciting beginning.

9. When she sees her daughter playing and knows she’s not worried about how she looks.

"I hope she can hold on to this forever."
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"I hope she can hold on to this forever."

10. When her children work together on their homework without being asked.

And she can get dinner ready uninterrupted!
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And she can get dinner ready uninterrupted!

11. And when she’s making dinner and feels a little one hugging her around the knees.

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(Then again, sometimes an interruption is wonderful.)