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I’m not stunningly beautiful, nor do I have a thriving career. 

I don’t always have a quick whit or the perfect response.

I’m not great at DIYs or Pinterest-worthy parties.

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I’ll never be on the cover of a magazine or known around the world for my accomplishments. 

Sometimes I fail. Sometimes I cry. 

I’ve hurt people’s feelings, sometimes without even realizing it.

Half the time, I’m lucky if I get myself and my kids out of our pajamas for the day.

I’m ordinary.

But, I love my family with my whole heart.

I will drop whatever I’m doing to provide for their needs.

I would do anything for them. Anything. 

My goal is for them to be happy and healthy. 

And I hope that they always see that in me. 

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Not perfect hair or expensive clothes. 

But a warm smile when they need it most. 

A hug and a listening ear when they are at their worst. 

May they always know, that my favorite title will forever be “Mommy.”

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Kamrie Smith

Kamrie is a rancher’s wife, a mom of two girls, and an EMT. In her free time she enjoys horseback rides in the Montana mountains, coffee walks with friends, playing with her girls, and jotting down thoughts to share with others.

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