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Parenting is a demanding, complex, energy-draining, exciting, rich, and endlessly rewarding role.

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It is tempting on Mother’s Day to wax eloquent about the virtues of mothering, spinning out a beautiful vision of the noble calling of motherhood.

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Dear Un-Mothers,

As we celebrate this Mother’s Day, I am conscious of your presence and of the important role you play in so many children’s  lives.

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Warning! This is not your accustomed cute and charming Mother’s Day meditation.

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I have had the privilege in my adult life of observing two extraordinary mothers from relatively close proximity.

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It is not terribly imaginative to reflect on mothering on May 8. This may not be the only blog on the internet to mention the topic today. But it seems a timely occasion to think about what makes for great mothering.
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