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AI Alumni Series: 10 Lessons from My Mom on How to be a Great Mother

Taken from IntegratedCatholicLife.org
by Katie Peterson Warner

AI Alumni Series: 10 Lessons from My Mom on How to be a Great Mother

Augustine Institute alumni continue to make their mark in the Catholic world and the New Evangelization.

Just a few short months ago, I became a mother, and now I am just months away from meeting my little one on his birthday in December. The blessings multiply as pregnancy continues—with every little kick and each ultrasound picture of my little boy sucking his thumb or smiling big (just like his mama) in the womb, I thank God for the opportunity to share in new life.

It is amazing how much my pregnancy has given me pause for reflection on my relationship with my own mother, and on the qualities that make her the most remarkable role model in my life. I can honestly say that my mother is the most saintly person I know — an unmatched giving, loving, patient, faithful, prayerful woman who knows her life’s work is to be a wife and mother, and boy does she live out her vocation well.

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