All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.ย 

-Abraham Lincoln

 

To my friend who has five (5!) amazing kids, Happy Mother’s Day.

To my friend who wants a baby more than anything in the world, Happy Mother’s Day.

To my friend who is going through criminal checks and social worker visits so she can become a foster parent, Happy Mother’s Day.

To my friend who is looking into freezing her eggs, Happy Mother’s Day.

To my friend who lost her son last year, Happy Mother’s Day.

mothers-day-fullTo my friend who spent 3 months on bed rest so that her twins could be born as healthy as possible, Happy Mother’s Day.

To my friend who has tried everything to give her daughter a sibling, Happy Mother’s Day.

To my friend who fights every single day to get her child the medication he needs to survive, Happy Mother’s Day.

To my friend who entrusted another woman to raise her baby, Happy Mother’s Day.

To my friend who asked me “who thought two babies under 19 months was a good idea?!?!”, Happy Mother’s Day.

To my friend whose son was born without ever taking his first breath, Happy Mother’s Day.

To my friend who got a line of credit so she could pay for IVF treatments, Happy Mother’s Day.

To my friend who found her baby on the other side of the world, Happy Mother’s Day.

To all the moms in my life (especially mine!!), Happy Mother’s Day.