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Mother's Day After Your Mom Dies Looks Different

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Mother's Day after your Mom dies looks different

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Mother's Day after your Mom dies looks different

Mother’s day looks like dodging the card aisle because you just can't bring yourself to read them and the truth is you don't feel like you belong in that aisle anymore, it's for those with a Mom that lives here and not in Heaven

It looks like changing the channel when the commercials come on talking about gifts for Mom because you know that not even Amazon Prime can deliver a gift to Heaven

It looks a lot like hoping nobody will ask you what your plans are with your Mom for Mother’s Day or what you bought your Mom

It looks a lot like wishing you could buy her just one gift

It looks a lot like old memories and trying to remember the last Mother’s Day you spent with her

It looks a lot like old pictures together because she won't here to take new pictures with you on Mother’s Day

It's a lot of people telling you how you should move on and just walk down the card aisle

But you see, Mother’s Day is so much more than all of that after your Mom dies

It's a lot like savoring every moment you can not just on the holidays but every single day in between

It's a lot like praying that your kids know that the cards and gifts are great but all you really want is time with them and that's all because your Mom taught you that

It's a lot like thinking of your Mom the entire day but knowing that's nothing new

It's a lot like hoping that you've turned out to be every bit like her

It's a lot like praying she's up there in Heaven knowing that this Mother's Day will be like all the others since she left

It will be a day where no matter how much the grief creeps in you will still forever be thankful that because of her you get to have this day and no matter how far away she is or how long she's been gone you know she's still your Mom


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