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Mother's Day is not really for mothers -- and that's OK
Mother's Day is not really for mothers -- and that's OK

I may have to turn in my membership to "the motherhood," but I must admit Mother’s Day is not for me. This will be my fourth one as a mom. But even four years and two kids into motherhood, Mother’s Day still doesn’t feel like "my day." For a day that’s supposed to be all about me, none of it is actually about me. In fact, Mother’s Day isn’t really for mothers. Moms aren't being celebrated for who we are as individuals, rather who we are to someone else. Instead, it is a day for the mothered -- for the children of mothers.  That said, I absolutely soak up and savor every handmade Mother’s Day trinket,...

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