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Mothers Day Poem

To That Special Mom

Mother’s Day is a day that is celebrated in many different countries. The ancient Romans also revered their mothers on the day of Juno, the harvest goddess. In the United States, in 1914, a very special woman by the name of Anna Jarvis spearheaded the movement to have a date set aside to revere all moms in this country. Because of her, Mothers Day occurs on every second Sunday in May.

English: Mother's Day card

English: Mother’s Day card (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Every year, almost everyone scrambles to find the perfect Mother’s Day card with the perfect sentiment or the perfect mother’s day poem.  Many rely on Hallmark or other card companies to do our work for them, while others are more daring and take months or weeks to write that perfect poem for mom.

The high tech sons and daughters choose to let their fingers do the walking over their keyboards; seeking websites that promise “the perfect card.” There are also those individuals that have books bound with personal family photos of themselves, children, family pets and events that have occurred throughout the years.

The do it yourself card maker will patronize either a small independent scrapbooking store or a big box crafting emporium. These shops make card kits that can be put together with some scissors, glue, colorful pens and miscellaneous embellishments. However the makers of these cards are still on their own to find a suitable poem or saying for their one of a kind mom.

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A Special April Holiday

A Special April Holiday

At seven months pregnant, with Mother’s Day Date just around the corner, I have started to ask myself the question, “What is the role of a mother?” So far, I know it means the aches and pains of pregnancy and joy of little kicks. I have even considered the role of the father. What role will my husband play in raising our baby? As a “kid magnet” with high expectations of himself and others, I know he will provide endless hours of entertainment, help with homework, provide an example of sportsman-like conduct and plenty of rules about how to dress. Perhaps my first role as a mother was finding a good father.

English: Pregnant woman at a WIC clinic in Vir...

English: Pregnant woman at a WIC clinic in Virginia (vertically mirrored image). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The best example of motherhood in my life is my mother. My mother provided a framework for life and encouraged us to fill in the blanks. Endless hours of entertainment stimulated the mind, heart and soul. Homework was a playground for learning; an opportunity to ask countless questions about matters of the world. Sportsman-like conduct was a guide for how to treat people. Rules of dress were guidelines to aide in building self-esteem and respect for those around us.

My confidence, attitude and open-mindedness come from my mother. She taught me to love people and learning, and to give – if even just an ear. Until now, I’ve celebrated Mother’s Day for her. If I can do what she did to make the world a wonderful place for my children – Mother’s Day is an April Holiday we can share.

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Mother’s Day Date

Mother’s Day Date Mother’s Day is a holiday that is set aside 1 Sunday every May to celebrate your Mom for the beautiful person she is. It’s a way to say …

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