Mother’s Day is complicated for some and straightforward for others.
This makes sense because being a mother is both straightforward and instinctual and complicated and confusing. It carries the possibility of being the hardest thing you’ll ever do and the most beautiful relationship you’ll ever have.
Today I’m reflecting on being a mother, my friends who are mothers, my friends who have lost mothers, those who adore their mothers and those who have complicated histories with their mothers.
We all have a story and it started with her.