Mother’s Day Isn’t Always Easy

This is incredibly powerful. I had to share.

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Mother’s Day is a vulnerable time for a lot of women, my wife included. This year I asked her to put her thoughts into words. She wrote this:

To the mother whose kids woke up this morning with joy and smiles, and to the mother who feels she has failed 1000 times already today;

To the mother who is being celebrated with chocolate and tulips and scribbled cards, and to the single mother who works nonstop and still struggles to pay the bills;

To the mother who is being embraced by three generations of life, and to the mother who doesn’t know how many more hugs she has left to give;

To the mother who just heard that first little heartbeat, and to the mother who just buried her firstborn;

To the mother who found out she’s expecting, and to the not-yet mother crying in the bathroom as her prayers…

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About Kate Sparkes

Kate Sparkes was born in Hamilton, Ontario, but now resides in Newfoundland, where she tries not to talk too much about the dragons she sees in the fog. She lives with a Mountie, two kids who take turns playing Jeckyll and Hyde, two cats, an intentional boxer and an accidental chihuahua. She's the author of the bestselling Bound Trilogy (mature YA Fantasy). www.katesparkes.com View all posts by Kate Sparkes

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