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A Mother’s Day Post

I had hoped to write a deeply meaningful post to share with you today. I was going to talk about growing older and gaining wisdom and the power that comes with age and with motherhood. I was going to say how our bodies are a reflection of all the internal changes that happen when we become mothers, and how that is a beautiful thing. But the fact is that I am not in any place to write anything clear tonight. Instead I will share some photos we took today. A few weeks ago I had to lift my eight-year-old to see something on a high shelf; I didn’t expect to be able to hold her long but my hips surprised me and I was able to have a sweet moment with my girlie a little longer than I thought. This mama body I have here is stronger than I realized. And so is yours. So take a moment today to love it, to discover how the beauty and wisdom of motherhood are reflected in your belly or breasts or hips or your heart. Happy Mother’s Day to each of you.

in My Own Ramblings, News
10 comments… add one
  • Karla Sunday, May 9, 2010, 11:28 am


  • Vickii Sunday, May 9, 2010, 11:56 am

    Happy Mother’s Day! I love you!

  • Mina Sunday, May 9, 2010, 11:56 am

    Happy Mothers’ Day to you Bonnie. Thank you for all your work to maintain this special site. I’ve needed it more than usual lately for some reason, and I’m grateful for it.

  • Catherine S Sunday, May 9, 2010, 12:27 pm

    Those mama hips have some power!!! Thank you for this site and for your wonderful insight:)

  • grittymama Sunday, May 9, 2010, 1:42 pm

    what a nice post…your children are beautiful images of you…you are stunning.

    thank you for sharing…<3

    happy mother’s day!!!

  • Sara Sunday, May 9, 2010, 1:55 pm

    Happy Mother’s Day Bons! You are a beautiful and wonderous creation. So glad to know you . You have adorable lucky children :)

  • Sara Sunday, May 9, 2010, 2:31 pm

    We are ALWAYS stronger than we think!

  • Gillian Monday, May 10, 2010, 9:20 am

    Beautiful pictures! Happy Mother’s Day!

  • Anonymous Monday, May 10, 2010, 4:00 pm

    Thank you for sharing this post. Happy Mothers Day!

  • Frauke Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 7:48 pm

    Like I said, you have become an awesome mom!

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