This message won’t be in hallmark cards.
I also recognize that you might not feel like you mom did her best, and that’s ok too. Still love her. She is example good or bad, learn the lesson.
The commercialization of Mother’s Day means we’re force to view mothers as perfect, romanticized versions of what human beings are. Mothers aren't perfect and not what we dreamed them to be.
In reality, the maternal relationships is the most complex relationship we experience within our time on earth. Forgive and Love your mother for who she is. As you grow beyond the challenges of life and become more aware, confident resilient and successful Thank your mother for you being the best version of parenthood.
May we learn from our mother’s lives. And have the courage to create life on our own terms and raise our children accordingly from the lessons we learned from our mothers, whether they be good or bad experiences. Writer: The Holistic Psychologist