What Is A Mom? Essay

995 Words Oct 5th, 2016 4 Pages
What is a mom? According to google a mom is “a woman in relation to a child or children to whom she has given birth” but the word mom means something different to everyone. To some the word “mom” can mean a friend, hard worker , a teacher, or even a superhero. To others it could mean control freak, someone who knows no boundaries, or an evil dictator. My mom has fulfilled all of these roles at one time or another. Sometimes, she was all of these at once. My mom has worked hard her entire life and it is because of this that she is someone I can look up to and be proud to have as a parent. It is already hard enough to maintain a home, work decent hours, and raise one child on two incomes. Now, imagine maintaining a home, working long hours, and raising four children on just one income. My mom did this for twenty-two years, and it was not easy on her, but she never once complained. As a child, I never realized how hard she worked, however, looking back now I remember how she acted after coming home from work. My mom worked as a cook and stock manager. She also kept the kitchen clean and up to code at KFC. My mom did more than what she was being paid for but she did it because she was the only one who could. My mom did all of this eight hours a day, five days a week. After coming home from a shift, my mom was fatigued both mentally and physically. She had dark bags under her eyes, her hair was all frazzled and out of place, as if she had walked home through a tornado.…

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