My mother-in-law is my hero. She is the type of person who always sees the best in people. She never has a bad word to say about anyone. She has the patience of a saint and she always makes time for her family and friends. When I came into the family she welcomed me with open arms and never asked questions. She allowed me to share with her what I felt comfortable sharing and when I felt comfortable sharing. She never judged me and has never treated me any different no matter what she has learned about my past.
My mother died when I was very young and I really didn't have anyone to take the time to teach me some important things. I have had to learn through trial and error and now I watch her and have learned the pieces missing to make a task easier. I tell my husband all the time how lucky he is to have such a wonderful mother. I also let him know that I aspire to be more like his mother.
She has raised four children now has five grand-children. She has been married to my father-in-law for over 50 years. She retired from Unilever, and now volunteers at the Carroll County Hospital. I love her and I hope that I can be more like her one day.
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