May 12th! Mother’s Day

The Mother’s Day count-down begins. May 12th will be here soon. Will you be ready? Of course!

It all started in 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson declared Mother’s Day as a national holiday. In those days it was designed to honor mothers who had lost sons in war. Today the honor goes to all moms for the hard work and dedication they give to their children every day, day in and day out, 24/7.

As times change, it seems like “war-time” should be a thing of the past; but sadly it is not. Hopefully, one day it will be. However, in the meantime, if you know a mom who has lost a child in war or in any other way, please reach out to her. Please know that moms like these who have suffered terribly need your comfort and love now more than ever. If you do not know anyone in this situation, please keep all those moms in mind this year as you share time and joy with your family this weekend.

Being a mother has never been easy, and still is not. While the job keeps changing throughout the years, one thing stays the same. Love! Every mother has it, and each mom uses it in her own way to make life as good as possible for her children… forever!

Have fun this Sunday as you enjoy your special day with your family!

Happy Mother’s Day!

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  1. Here is a comment about “Mother’s Day” that one of our “Guest Specialists” Cynthia Goldberg put up on her Facebook page. It is such a nice tribute to my mother that I wanted to share it with you.

    Never give up who you are. You have angels dancing around different parts of your life. Open the doors to the ocean and hear the waves speak to you. My grandmother, my mom’s mom, was buried right near the ocean. When I last spoke to my grandmother, I was throwing rocks into the ocean. So when I hear the sound of crashing waves, she is right there by my side, telling me I am a special gift to her. And I know she is very proud of me doing so well.

    My book is to share with everybody who loves someone who has passed on. I want to share a loving heart full with color in our special world and a life of love, peace and happiness.

    My special gift is to share from my heart to yours.

    Thank you Cynthia for sharing from your heart to mine. I will send this gift on to all those in our family who know and love your grandmother too.

    You can learn more about Cynthia and her unique and inspiring work on

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