Mothers Day is a day dedicated to mothers of all ages. Whether they are old and have children who have already become adults, or women who are just about to become mothers, every kind of motherhood must be honoured. But what is most important to understand is why we honour our mothers on just one particular day of the year?
Motherhood is a very difficult task. Whether it is cleaning diapers, or taking care of a child’s education both academically and at home, or making sure that the child is safe wherever they go, a mother is a true multi-tasker. A mother never rests or takes a break from her responsibilities for even a second, then why should we honour her on only one day?
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We often do not understand the value of what we have. A mother works tirelessly to make sure that her child is okay. In the kind of busy lifestyle we have, we’re sure some of us forget to give time to our family in the midst of all the work we have. Especially in adulthood, and those who do not live at home, it becomes a pain to keep in touch with your most important well-wishers, your parents. The mother has a very special bond with her child and she is bound to miss you when you’re not there. And we often do not realise it. Because if we did, we would make time to talk to her, care for her and listen to her and how her day was, by hook or by crook. It is not like we do not understand the kind of lifestyle one leads when they are working, or how difficult it is to stay in touch, but maybe it is time for us to realise that one day is not enough to honour and celebrate our mothers.
Today Mothers Day is a commercialised event. From selling jewellery to other expensive gifts the advertising industry cashes on this day with full-fledged force. But why should we gift our mothers on just Mother’s day? Show her that you love her any day of the year, and she will be equally happy and overjoyed on each of the days.
“Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs… since the payment is pure love”. ~Mildred B. Vermont
And it indeed is a full-time job to be a mother, and therefore it should be a full-time job for us to take care of her, and celebrate her every moment of each day. Mothers Day should be celebrated on not just one day, but every day. Show your mother today how much you love her, and you surely will feel rewarded.