Being a godmother is one of the biggest honors anyone could receive. It means that you are trusted to be an influential part of someone's life, starting from their childhood. It can seem overwhelming at first, but really, it's a lot of fun times and just includes being on-call at all times for your godchild. You have so much love for them and can't wait to see them grow up, all while wanting them to stay little forever.
Technically, you are supposed to be "parent-ish" but you also get to be super fun and experience tons of new things with them. I remember the day I got asked to be a godmother, and I was just so honored to even be asked. It really is one of the best titles I will ever have, and I can't wait to learn and grow along with my godchild.
1. You get to spoil them
It's easy to spoil your godchild with toys and candy when you won't be the one having to deal with their sugar high later (sorry!), but you also get to spoil them with even more love and affection than they get from everyone else in their lives. It's a win-win situation for everyone involved.
2. You don’t have to be a parent
Obviously, there are responsibilities that come with being a godparent, but you get a little trial run of being a parent instead of taking on all the responsibilities at once. We definitely have it easy.
3. You get to be an influential part of someone’s life
Whether you are helping them with their first steps or first crush, you will always listen to them. You want them to know that they can come to you with anything and you will always help them out. You're like an older built-in best friend.
4. You learn a lot
You learn a lot about what it takes to be a parent (on a smaller scale of course) and you learn how to handle different situations that come with having a child in your life.
5. You can show off your godchild at any time
Just like parents, you are super proud of your godchild and want to show pictures to anyone and everyone. Whether their new school pictures are in, or you want to impress everyone with a video of your godchild saying their ABCs, you are always willing to show them off.
6. You get a cool title
Sure, being related to the coolest kid ever rocks, but being able to say that you are their godparent really makes you sound cool.
7. You get to be the “cool aunt, cousin, etc.”
Everyone has a cool relative that they love hanging out with and adventuring with. You get to be that person, and it's an honor you take very seriously. You want to be the coolest godparent of them all.
8. You are with them every step of the way
Watching someone grow up is such an amazing experience. You get to see them in all stages of life, good or bad, and you get to be with them through it all.