My children’s mother is magnificent. My own mother was phenomenal. Neither is nor was perfect nor did they have to be. With pride and gratitude I can echo Abraham Lincoln’s sentiment, “Everything I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” My mother and step-father taught me to respect women, girls, mothers and wives. My children are learning the same from my wife and me. My boys will honor the women in their lives and my girls will expect to be honored by the men in their lives.
Mothers Day is obviously a great day to show appreciation for our mothers. However, one day is not sufficient. Appreciation, to be effective, must be expressed frequently, regularly and consistently. Appreciation is a relationship non-optional. While appreciation does not need to be over-the-top I think we can easily go beyond one card once a year. Here, then, are seven ways for honoring mothers throughout the year: http://marriageenvy.com/