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A Mother’s Day Wish

Successful mothers are not the ones who have never struggled. They are the ones who never give up, despite the struggles.
~Sharon Jaynes

A pretty flower in shades of lavender against a white background. Includes the quote "Successful mothers are not the ones who have never struggled. They are the ones who never give up, despite the struggles." Sharon Jaynes from Bold Blind BeautyMy sons will tell you I was never one of those mothers who would win a “Mother Of The Year” award. Raising three boys as a single parent was far from idyllic and many days I wanted so badly to throw in the towel.

The massive responsibility of cultivating young minds was a task in which I never felt so inept. Looking at my adult sons today, any success at motherhood wasn’t because of anything I’ve done rather it came about as a result of the changes that took place in me because of my children.

Sacrifice is at the heart of motherhood. It begins the moment we accept our children and continues until our last breath.

For all you moms, and this includes those who serve in the role of motherhood, I wish you a Happy Mother’s Day from Bold Blind Beauty!

18 thoughts on “A Mother’s Day Wish

  1. I’m way behind in reading my blogs. It sounds like you had a great mother’s day! I’m glad. I’m sure your son’s are thankful for your love and that is all that really matters in the end.

    1. I’m way behind also with blog reading. These days it’s almost impossible to keep up. Mother’s Day was so much fun, with so many laughs.

  2. Lovely post, Steph. You are so right that as we help them grow, they help us grow. Hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day.

    1. Thank you Diana! A bunch of us spent a very nice Mother’s Day with my mom at the nursing home. I think this was one of the best ones yet. I hope you had a fabulous Mother’s Day.

  3. Never underestimate the power mothering, however it’d been expressed.

  4. This is deeply beautiful – Happy Mothers to you and to all mothers all over the world with much more health, happiness and success!

    1. Thank you for the Mothers Day wishes and for your very kind remark Mihran. 💖

  5. Happy Mothers Day to you, too.

  6. Happy Mother’s Day. 🙂

  7. Happy Mother’s Day. I only had fur babies and they are challenging enough…

    1. Fur babies can be challenging. Ever since I gave my son my two cats my dog thinks she rules the roost. 🐈🐈🐕

      1. 😸

  8. Same from me to you. Mothering isn’t for sissies.

    1. You got that right, Peggy.💖

  9. Happy Mother’s Day to you. 🙂

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