Mother’s day is approaching fast. It is a special day to let mothers know how much you appreciate and love her. Although you should not need to wait until Mother’s Day to tell her how you feel, it is a nice day to make a fuss and/or spoil her, simply by acknowledging mum and letting her know how special she is.
It is quite a privilege as a mother to get acknowledged, appreciated and shown love. As a child you can offer all of that to your mother and also share the feelings of happiness and love.
We must never forget that Mothers Day can also be a difficult time for some. You may resonate with some of the circumstances below:
There are mothers who may have lost their own mother due to various reasons like death or may have lost contact due to difficult relationships. As they enjoy their children’s affections on this day there can be a lot of feelings of loss, regret or sadness also for them,
Sadness may be felt at this time for woman who have been unable to have children or who may have lost their child in childbirth or miscarriage. Mothers Day may also bring sadness and feelings of loss to woman in these circumstances.
It can be a difficult time for children (young and old) who may have lost their mum through death or other various situations.
For anyone feeling these feeling around Mothers Day, the day can be made manageable by doing something special for someone else and building new relationships. Although this may never replace what you feel you have lost, it can keep you focussed and make the day bearable and even may be fun.
However the day goes for you, I hope it is a special day or you at least manage to get through the day ok.
If you feel you are going to struggle, please find someone to reach out to, a trusted friend, colleague or professional.
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