When Mother’s Day Isn’t Perfect

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.

Mother's Day Isn't Perfect When Mother’s Day Isn’t Perfect Alice Seuffert Mother and Children on a Lake

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.

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