Mother’s Day Isn’t Perfect. We shouldn’t expect Mother’s Day to be perfect because motherhood isn’t perfect. Define, celebrate and reflect on motherhood in your own way.
I waited impatiently for the light to blink and indicate the street was safe to cross. Late for a meeting, my mind was clouded and I just wanted to move fast. Forced into patience, I almost missed them. I watched as she wheeled her son up on the sidewalk next to me. The mother took the free moment to wipe her son’s mouth with a cloth and make sure he was comfortable. She was on her way to advocate at the state legislature with her adult child.