To mark the occasion celebrated annually on the second Sunday in May, you could lavish mom with flowers, cards or other gifts. Need help finding the perfect words? These missives come from all types of people, from authors and poets to politicians, actors, and celebrities and from across a huge span of time. They all have one thing in common: they know the importance of a mother.
Jordan Godwin 21 February In the middle of that postpartum daze, the sleepless nights, the recovery, the adjustment to a new schedule and learning the cues of a new baby, there are those moments when a new mom might think, I don't know how long I can do this. Fortunately, right around that time, newborns smile their first real smile. For many mothers, the experience is heart-melting and soul-lifting. It's a crumb of sustenance to help make it through the next challenges, whether that's sleep training, baby's first cold, or teething.
By: Nancy Jergins My daughter is a hugger. And when she asks, I drop everything and hug her, and hug her, and hug her. So I put all thoughts of what I was doing or what I was going to do on hold until she lets me go. She makes it easy for me to accomplish one of the seven things you should do with your kids every day—show physical affection. Whatever it takes to make contact, right?