I have amazing parents.. truly amazing parents.
Growing up I was a self-centered, stubborn, little brat. I’ll admit it. I thought the world literally revolved around me. And I would pick fights with people just to prove others wrong. And even on the rare occasions where I was wrong, I wouldn’t back down. My mom would constantly use the expression, “If I said the sky was blue, you would argue with me that it was yellow.. just for the sake of arguing.” I had to be right; there was no way around it. Sure, I was probably the most adorable kid you’d ever seen, but I was a major pain the butt. I didn’t realize it back then obviously, but believe me, boy do I now. My parents put up with a lot of crap. And never once did they stop loving me.
To this day, my parents are still my #1 fan and would go to the ends of the earth to lend me a hand. Too many times do I take for granted their everlasting love for me. And way too often do I let the things they do for me go unappreciated or even unacknowledged. When it comes to gifts, not to toot my own horn, but I’m pretty good at saying thanks. However, it’s the small things that I usually appreciate the most that go by the wayside. Continue reading