I don’t think Mother’s get enough credit… There is great sacrifice in motherhood. Physical, emotional, financial… all of this and more.
The dependence that children have on their mothers is paramount.
My mother was Margaret MacIver and her mother was Mary who died when my mother was 13.
Margaret died when I was 11. I don’t know if I ever got over her passing.
My daughters mother lost the ability to cope with parenting when my daughter was 8 and although I have never given birth, I am a father and a mother to my girl; according to her.
I take the job and privilege of parenting as the highest priority in my life. I have learned that not everyone can be a parent in spite of the fact that they can give birth. There are many reasons for this and some of them are even valid…