100 words or less: Motherhood

Mother's Day Sunshine PoemMother's Day Sunshine PoemHappy Mother's Day to mothers everywhere! Whether you're celebrating your first mother's day with a tiny newborn, or Skyping with grandchildren around the world, motherhood is a bond we all share, regardless of age, language and culture.

When I gave birth to my first child nine years ago, I was just anxious to meet her and to hold her safely in my arms. I didn't realize that I would be joining a special club, uniting women around the world with a common bond.

When a woman becomes a mother, she becomes much more than a mom, she takes on close to a hundred job titles.

A mom is ...

This month, the Yahoo Motherboard challenged us to define motherhood in 100 words or less. This list of titles was my attempt. What's yours?

Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers out there.