Choosing joy on Mother's Day.

A Mother’s Day to Remember

A year ago, I was dreading Mother’s Day. But the day turned out quite differently than I had expected. Looking back, I realize it was not because of special treatment I received, but because I made a decision to find joy in the day no matter what.

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Readers’ Favorite Mother’s Day Memories

I have to admit, I was a little surprised by the near complete silence that came in response to my request for favorite Mother’s Day memories. I couldn’t figure out what was going on, so I went to the place we all go to when looking for feedback: Facebook.

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Mother’s Day: Dread or Delight?

I’ve realized that Mother’s Day doesn’t have to be about me sleeping in and being served breakfast in bed. Mother’s Day can be nothing more than me thinking about each of my children, how much I love them, and what a gift it is to be their mother.