Non-traditional Moms: Why We Should Celebrate All Kinds of Moms on Mother's Day by Jan Mostrom

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Non-traditional Moms: Why We Should Celebrate All Kinds of Moms on Mother's Day

On Mother's Day, we tend to celebrate traditional mothers. I also think about my friends: “non-traditional” moms making huge impact in the lives of so many. I think about my friends who are:

  • step-moms
  • single moms
  • foster moms
  • women who don’t have children, but have been a mom to my kids many times 

The youth group leader, coaches and women who influence and impact our kids; those “moms” often get overlooked. So here’s to the women out there who ARE moms in every way. 

Make sure to let those moms in your life know how you appreciate them, not only on Mother’s Day, but throughout the year!

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Love the thought of opening up the definition of "mother," Jan Mostrom ! Thanks and Happy Mother's Day to one of the best moms I know! xoxo
Tori Ulrich
This is so great! Moms take all forms and its so important to recognize everyone that contribute -- thank you for this!!!!
Ann Marie Patitucci
Thank you for this, Jan Mostrom! I've been writing something like this in my Mother's Day fb post for years! :)

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