Mother’s Day can be tough and awkward for single . It’s not like my 4 year old can jump in the car to get me flowers or a gift. Gifts aren’t important, they are gestures which can be paired with heartfelt actions to really demonstrate how truly special mom is but not necessary.
As you can imagine, this was not in my original life plan. Instead of this day making me feel sad or lonely, my perspective has changed and I’m able to really appreciate my situation and my new life.
I ask for what I want. I told my daughter to draw me a picture along with a big hug & kiss. She delivered and thought she was surprising me even though it was my idea. Haha. She actually had another surprise for me, this handmade card from school. Honestly, the sweetest thing ever. Btw she thinks I’m 100 years old!
I have learned to let go of this “perfect” idea of a family that never existed. And this has allowed me to appreciate the amazing and unique life that I have created.
I get to spend a lot of one on one time with the most amazing little girl ever. We are closer than ever and our bond is unbreakable.
Deciding to focus on myself and look inside instead of outside has allowed me to get to know myself better and feel empowered. Focusing on what everyone else does or has can be a recipe for disaster. Stay focused and it’ll bring you happiness and gratitude.