This is such a special and expansive mother’s day tribute from Momshieb’s blog that I have to share it with you. Thank you for it, Karen. It is very special that you include those of us teachers, aunts and stepmoms who may not have carried children in our wombs but have carried them in our hearts.
Happy Mother’s day. Happy, joyful mother’s day to every woman who has carried a brand new tiny life inside of her own body. To every woman who has felt that first movement, sobbed over those painful rib-busting kicks, celebrated the rolling motion that assured her that her baby was alive.
Happy Mother’s day to every woman who has pushed a being the size of a grapefruit out of an orifice the size of lemon. And to every woman who has endured the surgery, the stitches, the aching pain of a C-Section.
Wishing Mother’s Day love to every single woman on earth who has opened her heart and her arms to a baby through adoption, and who has made the deliberate and thoughtful choice to embrace and love that child forever.
Love and Happy Mother’s Day to every Aunt who has been there to talk, to listen, to advise and to…
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