Tomorrow is Mother’s Day in the United States. Over 40 countries worldwide celebrate mothers and honor them on a special day, usually in March or May.
There is no force more powerful than the love of a devoted mother. Period. They will sacrifice everything to care for and provide for their children. Many times they do it alone. According to 2022 U.S. Census Bureau, out of about 11 million single parent families with children under the age of 18, nearly 80 percent were headed by single mothers. Of all single-parent families in the U.S., single mothers make up the majority.
And some will find it difficult to celebrate Mother’s Day. They may be mourning the loss of a child, or perhaps the loss of their own mother. Or they desperately wanted children but were unable to have them. These women suffer silently.
If you are a mother who unconditionally loves and provides for her children, I admire and respect you. Motherhood is a tough, oftentimes thankless job…