A mother may carry you in her belly for nine months and be the primary caregiver in your life.
Or, a mother may officially belong to your friend but still tell you how special and beautiful you are.
A mother might be a church elder who walks your kids through their church confirmation process.
A mother could be the Aunt who after a long days work takes her nieces to the Food Bank to volunteer to meet their required school service hours.
A mom might be the friend who texts ten days in a row in anticipation of your child’s pathology report.
She could be a housekeeper who quietly goes the extra mile, week after week after week.
A mom might actually be 77 years old and might still pray for her too stressed out son every single day.
Or a grandparent who volunteers in her grandkids’ schools because their mom isn’t around to do it herself.
A mom might be the former art teacher who takes her favorite student to dinner three years after the kid last took her class.
A mom could be the one to tell the single dad that his daughter really needs white jeans to fashionably make it through the summer.
Or, a mom might actually be a dad – a dad who loves his kids as much as any other two parents ever could together.