The Meaning of Mother’s Day

As a little girl, my favorite place was my mother’s lap. As I went through adolescence, I was embarrassed to give her a kiss in front of my friends. As a teenager she was my arch-nemesis. Now, as an adult, she is one of my best friends. Though our relationship changed throughout the years, one thing remained constant—she is my mother and I love her.

The First Mother’s Day gift

Mother’s Day falls on May 8th this year. Some women have been enjoying this day for many years and it never gets old. But just like all of life’s firsts, one’s first Mother’s Day is particularly special. It becomes a day to celebrate the step into motherhood. Motherhood being a full time job, which comes with no employee handbook enclosed with a description of duties.