The True Spirit of Mother's Day
Mother’s Day is a great holiday in theory, but gets so taken over by marketers and manufacturers that it’s true meaning gets lost. But it doesn’t have to be this way. When you consider Mother’s Day an opportunity to express to some special women how much you love them, as opposed to flipping through ads and clicking pop-ups to buy what mass marketers tell you she wants, then you’re experiencing the true spirit of the day.
So what does Mom want? Well, for starters, you might ask her. Then listen to what she says. I did this for years with my own mother, but because I spent so much time ignoring her actual answer, it took awhile before I found some success. Here are some of the things she said.