A mothers love… by TaraD

I have had the honour of photographing thousands of women over the years.

I have learnt a lot about families and in particular, us, as women.

I have met the strong ones, who have been through everything and are still standing and proud of their story.

The mothers who have the kettle on as soon as someone walks in the door.

The mothers who are there to step in for others who may not have their own mother to lean on.

The ones that fuss and flap and even shout to get everyone out the door on time!

The ones who don’t want to be late for the church as they want to be there to welcome everyone with open arms.

The one common thread I always see is LOVE.

These women all have different ways of showing how much they care, but the end result is the same, a mother’s love.

Being a mother for me is the best “gift” in the world.

I adore my children even when they try to push my buttons! Being a mother helps me to be the best version of me that I can.

Today my boys spoilt me with breakfast in bed and beautiful handmade cards 🙂

My 3 year old also said I could have his favourite book which was incredible. He isn’t able to make breakfast yet, so he left that to his big bro and gave me his most treasured possesion!

They have taught me so much over the last 10 years. They inspire me daily to be a better person.

They inspire me to learn and grow, so that I can teach them and hopefully inspire them too.

They inspire me to be strong even on the most difficult of days.

Motherhood has taught me to be honest always.

Motherhood has taught me that it is ok to make mistakes as long as you admit them and find the lesson to be learnt in it.

It has taught me that anything is possible when you have that much love for another human being, because that love is an incredible driving force.

Being a mother can mean a thousand different things and every woman will have a different opinion on what it means to them, I am certain.

I am blessed to have my mother as a constant support in my life. Today and everyday I am grateful for that.

Happy mothers day to all of you beautiful women.

You deserve to be recognised.

Today and always!

xxx

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