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Garth Brooks, GhostTunes, and being a “Mom” #garthlovesmom

I don’t know about you, but I am a succor for a good song. Something that speaks to me as a mom is a bonus since this is the part of life that I am wading through right now. Garth Brooks just released a new album after 13 years, Man Against the Machine and on the album is a song that makes me tear up every. single. time.

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“Mom” is a touching song about a conversation between God and a¬†baby who is about to come down to earth where God tells this baby all about their mom. You can listen to an extended sample here:

Each time I hear it, I can’t help but think of MY mom and the incredible person that she is. Some of my favorite lyrics from the song:

“So hush now little baby, don’t you cry
Cause there’s someone down there waiting whose only goal in life
Is making sure you’re always gonna be alright
A loving angel tender tough and strong
It’s almost time to go and meet your mom.”

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I think I have said since day one (minus a few days as a teenager) ūüėČ that I have the best mom out there. She is supportive, loving, watchful, happy, driven and could never imagine growing up without her example in my life.

As I think about her and the sweet example she has given me, it brings me to how I feel about being a mom myself.

mom1As a mom of 5 very active, very inquisitive, and very sweet children, I’d like to think that everyday is just like this picture:

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But a lot of the time it’s really like herding cats sprinkled with a lot of love. Each one is so unique and so talented in different ways that as a mom, I am always looking for the ways to be “tender, tough and strong” and to help them be successful in life. Even though being a mom is stretching and at times difficult, it is also one of the most important things to me in my life. In “Mom”, Garth sings:

“You’ll never have a better friend
Or a warmer touch to tuck you in
She’ll kiss your bruises your bumps and scrapes
And anytime you hurt
Her heart‚Äôs gonna break”

I’m connected to my little munchkins in a way that is hard to describe in words. But as the doctor placed my oldest boy (and each child after that) in my arms, I knew each time that my life had just become that much more rich and full in a way that nothing else could fill it. Being a mom is the best.

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So whether you are a mom (and remember that whether you have given birth to or support and help children in any sphere of influence, YOU are a mom), or thinking about your mom, Garth’s new song, “Mom” is just for you!
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You can find “Mom” and Garth’s whole new album on GhostTunes. What is GhostTunes? It¬†is a full-service online music platform offering millions of songs, albums, products and creative bundles from artists across all genres. There are a few things that I love about GhostTunes as I’ve had a chance to play around on it. I love that it is super easy to navigate, easy to find the music you love and find some great new artists as well.¬†¬†I love that it gives you the option to take your music to any device and listen to it (one thing I don’t like about other platforms I’ve used). AND I love that there are some really unique bundles you can buy to boost up your music library! (sidenote: I went searching for a Garth song the other day on another platform and it wasn’t there at all…I’m so happy I found where I can buy his music online!)

It is really easy to sign up for an account on GhostTunes. Simply add your email address and a password and you can get right on to searching for and finding your favorite music to listen to!

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And now is YOUR chance to get lucky! In celebration of Garth Brook’s new single, “Mom”, ¬†GhostTunes¬†is offering one lucky mom and a guest the opportunity to see Garth in concert, complete with hotel and airfare! For more information and to enter to win the contest, visit¬†http://ghosttunes.com/landing/mom. I would LOVE it if one of you won, so run on over and enter.

 

Disclaimer: Compensation was provided by GhostTunes via MomTrends. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Ghost Tunes or MomTrends. 

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