This Sunday is Mother’s Day and I’ll be spending the morning running with my daughter in the Mother’s Day Classic in memory of my Mum who died from breast cancer 30 years ago.
I’ve written a few posts this week and in previous years around the Mother’s Day theme. As part of my Friday Favourites, I wanted to revisit two of my favourite posts about this special day. I do hope you enjoy them as much as I did re-reading them.
My Favourite Mother’s Day Posts
Another Mother’s Day and the age old question of ‘what do we buy for Mum?’ Retailers, are bombarding us with catalogues of gift ideas and children (& Dads) are trying to work out what to buy. It is another stressful time filled with commercialism, another chore to be done, when it should just be about spending time with your Mum and showing your love for her. CONTINUE READING
As a Mum I enjoyed Mother’s Days when my children were little and they would excitedly run off to school to spend their $1 or $2 at the Mother’s Day stall. Taking what seemed like hours to select that special something just for me, the look of pride, love and anticipation on their faces on Mother’s Day when they gave me my gifts was priceless.
However, now that I am older the most precious gift to me is spending time with my family. Life is so busy, our children have careers and families of their own which bring added responsibilities to their lives. CONTINUE READING