Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day!

Raizel’s flowers


I am working today and I am writing this during my break on the inpatient unit.

My mother is a woman who marches to her own beat. 

Growing up, she did not really believe in Mother’s Day. My mother used to always say, “every day is Mother’s Day!”

Working in mental health,  I can safely say that mothering is a sensitive area for many people and emotionally complex.

For me, mothering is about nurturing, comforting and caring for other living beings. Every one is a mother, with or without biological children.

Wishing everyone a beautiful, caring and nurturing day!

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36 thoughts on “Happy Mother’s Day

  1. Rotwein Wanderer May 8, 2016 at 12:50 PM Reply

    I like “every day is Mother’s Day!”. I should remind it myself daily!

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  2. lynne hoareau May 8, 2016 at 1:21 PM Reply

    So beautiful. Thank you 🙂 Happy Mother’s Day, Carol 🙂

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  3. Doctor Jonathan May 8, 2016 at 1:54 PM Reply

    Beautifully stated. Have a very Happy and Healthy Mother’s Day.

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  4. reocochran May 8, 2016 at 3:01 PM Reply

    This was so lovely, dear. Yes, everyone appreciates being “mothered” especially while sick or in the hospital. You are a kind and open-hearted person to express this so sensitively!

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  5. IreneDesign2011 May 8, 2016 at 3:15 PM Reply

    Happy Mother’s Day for you too 😀

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  6. Robert Matthew Goldstein May 8, 2016 at 3:39 PM Reply

    Happy Mother’s Day…and thank you for the work that you do.

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  7. Ann Coleman May 8, 2016 at 4:40 PM Reply

    So true! Everyone who cares for and nurtures someone else is a mother….

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  8. Osyth May 8, 2016 at 4:49 PM Reply

    Lovely piece. Happy Mothers Day to you (today and everyday) 🙂

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  9. nancyruth May 8, 2016 at 6:37 PM Reply

    Happy Mother’s Day to you. I am blessed to have had a wonderful loving mother; not all are (I too work in Mental Health). Blessings to your family.

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  10. anotherfoodieblogger May 8, 2016 at 9:54 PM Reply

    Great message! Happy Mother’s Day to you too!

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  11. SimpletoWow May 9, 2016 at 8:24 AM Reply

    Happy Mother’s Day, to such a nurturing mother.

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  12. Gloria May 9, 2016 at 10:30 AM Reply

    Very touching message and beautifully written. Stay blessed always! Carol.

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  13. Elaine May 9, 2016 at 11:49 AM Reply

    Lovely message. I am proud to be your mother

    Love

    Mom

    >

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  14. Sarah Ferguson and Choppy May 9, 2016 at 3:07 PM Reply

    I hope you had just such a day!

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  15. sabitha May 11, 2016 at 5:49 AM Reply

    Hi Carol dear!! Happy mother’s to you 🙂 🙂

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  16. sabitha May 11, 2016 at 5:50 AM Reply

    Hi Carol dear!! Happy mother’s day to you 🙂 🙂

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  17. Lynz Real Cooking May 11, 2016 at 3:30 PM Reply

    So sweet! love this

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