May is a month of remembering and creating memories.
In the United States, we designate the second Sunday in May Mothers’ Day to honor mothers. You may not be one, but we all have one, although, like me, yours may be deceased. (I know other nations have a similar day on a different date.)
You may have pleasant or not-so-pleasant memories of your mother; nurturing may not come easily to some women, possibly because they did not receive it. Sometimes when that happens, other women step in to bridge the gap. They deserve to be honored also.
From Garry Marshall, the director of Pretty Woman and Valentine’s Day, comes MOTHER’S DAY, an all-star comedy that celebrates parenthood and family.
Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Kate Hudson, and Jason Sudeikis lead an incredible cast in a film that intersects the lives of a group of people maneuvering their way through a crazy week of difficult relationships and family dysfunction in the week leading up to Mother’s Day. It’s a comedy that will make you laugh, cry and cheer! (this is an affiliate income-generating link)
May is a traditional month for proms, graduations, and weddings. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many did not happen as planned but most found creative ways to create meaningful memories anyway.
I married my husband in May; I almost share an anniversary with the Duchess of Sussex, the former American actress Meghan Markle. She and Prince Harry are parents of a cute little boy, Archie and a girl, Lillibet, who was named for her late great-grandmother-who happened to be the late Queen Elizabeth of England.
Now the family lives in the United States, California. Their marriage has been strained by family, political, financial, and personal issues, as have most marriages. I wrote about our marriage journey in this post.
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May timely topics include
- spring and summer health concerns
- Memorial Day, another U.S. national observance
- women’s health
- books about mothers
exploring the HEART of health, memories, and celebrations
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3 thoughts on “May timely topics-memories, memorials, and mothers”
So many pleasant memories! Happy Anniversary and Happy Mother’s Day! Thank you for sharing this post in the Talent-Sharing Tuesdays Link-Up 63.
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Happy Mother’s Day to you too. I get spoiled because my birthday is close to Mother’s Day; not such because of presents or anything, but guarnatee’s visits from my kids which I love. Hope your week is great.
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My mother’s birthday sometimes fell on Mothers Day.