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Mother's Day Tribute

Updated on January 26, 2018
Happy Mother's Day
Happy Mother's Day | Source

MOTHERS DAY, in Australia and many other places around the world is celebrated on the second Sunday of May every year, It really is an extra special day for all Mothers.

This is a special "TRIBUTE" to Mothers all around the world!

To begin our Mother's Day Tribute It would be great if we all gave our Mothers a very big hug :)... just to let them know that they are loved and appreciated every day of the year, not just on Mother's Day.

For those that are not near enough to do that physically, maybe a phone call or email will work the same.

Which ever way you choose it will make your mum feel extra special and you will feel pretty good yourself, especially when you get a very big hug back and that wonderful smile that only mother's can give.

"Oh what an incredible feeling that is" :) :)

Mothers Day means different things to different people.

Mama by B.J. Thomas

Mother's Day what will you do?

On this very special day, some will visit for the day, or just take their Mother out for lunch, have lunch in the park, buy them flowers, chocolates, or some kind of present.
In some cases it is something they don't want, need, or have any use for, or maybe they already have two or three in the cupboard. This I know, have been there, done that. I guess many mums around the world have experienced that situation,but when that does happen, it just puts a bigger smile on my already smiling face, it really is the thought that matters, not the present, To me anyway.

Others might invite them over to their homes for the day or even a few days or take them on a holiday. Mother/Daughter, Mother/Son or maybe with the whole family, That would be wonderful to have all the generations together, having fun and enjoying each others company on this very special occasion .

In Australia the chrysanthemum is the traditional flower given on Mothers day, in a bunch or in a pot that can be transplanted into the garden at a later date, if you put them in the garden you will have them for years and years to come and the person that gave them to you will be there in your garden always. It's beautiful.:)

There are so many,many colors ,shapes and sizes,but they are all so incredibly pretty and so very special.

Chrysanthemum, Australia's Flower for Mothers Day
Chrysanthemum, Australia's Flower for Mothers Day | Source

A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.

                         Victor Hugo

Mama liked the Roses! Copyright Oliversmum :)
Mama liked the Roses! Copyright Oliversmum :) | Source

Mama liked the Roses

Mothers no longer with us!

 We do realize that some folks Mothers, for whatever reason, are no longer with them to share this special day.

As we are in this situation we understand just how emotional this may be for some people, and may have been hard to come to terms with but bear in mind  they will always be your mum.
These people like us will have their own special way of remembering, honoring, and paying tribute to their Mum!

Mothers are the most important person in the whole world. Almost everything we learn and know starts with our Mother. They love you unconditionally and can be your very best friend throughout your whole life.

Yes Fathers are very important in our lives as well, but Mothers are number one.

That's the way it is...
"God could not be everywhere and therefore he made Mothers..."

Mothers teach us right from wrong, good from bad, love, respect, morals, honor, and how to be the best person that we can be in any situation.

Mothers also become such wonderful Grandmothers, where they can spoil their Grandchildren, teach them about life from their prospective, and create such wonderful memories that they can carry with them throughout their lives.

A mothers day Rose for the most special Mum in the world - You!
A mothers day Rose for the most special Mum in the world - You! | Source

Our Mother's Day

In our situation where we all live on the same property, I believe the lessons learned from the different generations by our Grandchildren are invaluable. Our personal view only.

So where ever and who ever you are. The love and respect that you have in your heart for your Mother, will help carry you through all that life has to offer.

Mothers really are so very, very special.
Happy Mothers Day to all Mothers and Grandmothers all over the world.
Oliversmum, Agvulpes and Oliver. :) :) :)

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Mothers are Timeless
Mothers are Timeless | Source
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Mum on her wedding day in 1917! Happy Mother's Day mum!
Mum on her wedding day in 1917! Happy Mother's Day mum! | Source
Many cultures around the world celebrate Mother's Day and value motherhood so much they erect statues to honor the different generations!
Many cultures around the world celebrate Mother's Day and value motherhood so much they erect statues to honor the different generations! | Source

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    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      7 years ago from australia

      Ruby H Rose Hi. Thank you.

      Yes you are so right.

      No matter what age you are,It is extremely important to have Mums in our lives.

      Thanks again for your lovely comment.:)

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      Maree Michael Martin 

      7 years ago from Northwest Washington on an Island

      This is great, yep, no matter where they are at, Moms are the best and need to hear from us. Wonderful Hub, thanks!

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      8 years ago from australia

      Hi PaperNotes thank you for you take on motherhood. I look at motherhood more as a lifelong vocation (without the formal training) :)

      Yes, it is a great joy to watch and share in our children's successes in what they accomplish and to offer them comfort and support in their disappointments. (not too many hopefully)

      I agree that we should give 'cheer' to all of the Great Mothers around the world.:) :)

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      PaperNotes 

      8 years ago

      Motherhood is a lifetime profession. We do not have any opportunity for breaks, leaves or resignation. Yet when we see our kids happy and successful in life, we know we too have accomplished our goals. Cheers to all loving, patient and great moms!

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      Dolores Monet. Hi. I hope not seeing your sons was not too sad for you, and that they were in touch one way or another.

      We know what it feels like, not having your Mother there, especially on Mothers Day.

      Your son and daughter sound like very special and thoughtful children, and the flowers must have been beautiful.

      We wish you a belated Mothers Day and hope that day was special for you.

      Thank you so very much for your lovely comment. :) :)

    • Dolores Monet profile image

      Dolores Monet 

      9 years ago from East Coast, United States

      This past Mother's Day, I missed out on seeing 2 of my sons, being out of town as they are. And I miss my own dear mother, gone now 10 years. I woke up on Mothers' Day to find a big bunch of pink roses waiting for me on the kitchen table, thanks to my thoughtful 18 year old son. Then more flowers showed up with my daughter!

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      suny51. Hi. I am honored that you felt that way about our Mothers Day Tribute, and that it gave you peace.

      Yes that photograph is extremely special to our family,especially my Husband.

      Thank you so very much for your beautiful comment.

      God bless you and your family always. :) :)

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      suny51 

      9 years ago

      oliversmum you are right,this really is emotional for me so much so that i din't dare read articles related to the subject,but yous gave me a lot of peace.God bless you.The photograph in 1917 must be a real treasure for you.

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      Laila Rajaratnam. Hi. Thank you, It is nice to know that you enjoyed reading our Mothers Day Tribute.

      We wish you a very Happy Mothers Day and hope you have a lovely day with your family.

      Your lovely comment was very much appreciated. :) :) :)

    • Laila Rajaratnam profile image

      Laila Rajaratnam 

      9 years ago from India

      A really beautiful and wonderful hub!Happy Mothers day!

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      Agvulpes. Hi. In my wildest dreams, I could not have had such a wonderful day, It has been fantastic.

      Thank you for making it that way. :) :). (HUGS)

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      The Family. Hi. Thanks to My husband, Children, and Grand children for your Mothers Day wishes.

      All the people that I love are here today and that puts me over the moon.

      Thank you all for being who and what you are.

      Hugs and Kisses . :) :) :)

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      Peter 

      9 years ago from Australia

      oliversmum, I hope you are having a great Mother's Day. :-)

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      The Family 

      9 years ago

      Oliversmum, all of your family would like to wish you a Happy Mothers Day.

      {{{{ hugs and kisses from us all}}}}

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      Aussieteacher. Hi. We wish you a very Happy Mothers Day.

      Although your children and grandchildren are so far away, they will still be in your heart and mind and will be in touch with you one way or another I am sure.

      Thank you so very much for your lovely comment.:) :). Oliversmum,Agvulpes and Oliver.

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      Di 

      9 years ago from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

      Happy Mothers day Oliversmum. Sadly this is the third Mothers Day I have not been with my children and grandchildren. One of the sacrifices I have had to make coming to China.

      I loved reading your tribute to mothers.

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      samsons1. Hi. Thank you. I am happy that you enjoyed our Mothers Day Tribute.

      Our Roses are beautiful, but coming into winter and time to prune them, they are not as nice as they were.

      We hope you have a lovely day on Mothers Day with your family.

      Thanks again for your lovely comment. :) :)

    • samsons1 profile image

      Sam 

      9 years ago from Tennessee

      Happy Mother's Day. What a beautiful read, especially loved the pink rose with raindrops. Blessings...

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      susanlang. Hi. Goodness me. It is so nice to know that reading our Mothers Day Tribute left you feeling so warm and so very much loved, by a guy that sounds like a wonderful and caring man. That is so very special.

      Yes the Roses are beautiful. We still have about two hundred and fifty bushes to look after, and each year it is getting a little harder.

      Thank you so very much for your lovely comment and for rating it up, It started my day with a huge smile and a happy tear.

      We wish you a very special Mothers Day with your family.

      Oliversmum, Agvulpes and Oliver. :) :) :)

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      susanlang 

      9 years ago

      oliversmum. Happy Mothers Day! Thank you so much for this hub.. it softly left me with a warm and loved feeling and the flowers are just beautiful.. I'm a real sucker for roses..my hubby gives me some at least once a month without fail for 25 years now. I think he's the best. Good hub, rated it up!

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      Cathi Sutton. Hi. Thank you. It is nice to know that you liked our Mothers Day Tribute, It does have a special meaning to us and we hope to others.

      It took a while to choose just the right photo's to suit this very special day for all mums.

      Thanks again for your lovely comment.

      We hope you have a very special day with your family on Mothers Day. :) :)

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      Cathi Sutton 

      9 years ago

      What a sweet and special Hub! Thank you so much. And the photos are simply lovely. Thank you for sharing them!

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      Prettydarkhorse. Hi. Thank you so much. It is so nice to know that reading our Mothers Day Tribute to all Mothers gave you a good feeling.

      We hope you have a wonderful day with your family on Mothers Day with lots of hugs and love

      Thanks again for your lovely comment. :) :)

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      prettydarkhorse 

      9 years ago from US

      this is beautiful and inspiring, Thank you Mam, Happy mothers day to you, and happy great grandma to your two grandchildren, Maita

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      Valeriebelew. Hi. Thank you for your comment on our Mothers Day Tribute.

      My Mother is also no longer with us, and I have similar feelings to you.

      It's nice to know that you read my hub, and that you will remember your Mum in your very own special way.

      We hope you have a special day with your family on Mothers Day. :) :) :)

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      jayjay40. Hi. Thank you heaps for your wonderful comment .

      I do know it is a very happy day for some and an emotional day for others.

      Thank you again. We hope you have a wonderful day on Mothers Day with your family. :) :) :)

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      Pamela99. Hi. Thank you. I am glad that you liked our Mothers Day Tribute.

      There are so many things that we can all do for our Mothers on their special day, sometimes it's hard to decide.

      We wish you a very Happy Mothers Day, and hope you have a great day with your family. :) :) :)

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      valeriebelew 

      9 years ago from Metro Atlanta, GA, USA

      I am one of those people for whom mother's day is now a bittersweet day. My mother is no longer with me, but I can look upon the time we shared with gratitude that I was blessed with her presence for many years. Thank you for the reminder of her day.

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      jayjay40 

      9 years ago from Bristol England

      A WELL WRITTEN SENSITIVE HUB, WELL DONE

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      9 years ago from Sunny Florida

      You came up with some great ideas. Happy mother's day to you from another mother. Good hub.

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      earnestshub. Hi. Thank you very much for your lovely comment on our Mothers Day Tribute.

      We are sure your Children's Mother will get heaps of cuddles and kisses and a little spoiled on this very special day.:) :) :)

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      Candie V. Hi. Thank you for your kind Mothers Day wishes.

      I also hope you have a lovely Mothers Day with your Son. :) :)

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      earnestshub 

      9 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      Mothers day is special, as is this tribute to mothers! I love the sentiments expressed here, and will be encouraging my children to honour their mother on this very special day.

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      Anamika S Hi. Thank you so very much for your Mothers Day wishes.

      I am sorry that your Mum is no longer with you, but buying her a Gift is such a precious and beautiful way of remembering her.

      We hope you have a very special day with your Family on Mothers Day. Thanks again for your lovely comment. :) :) :)

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      Candie V 

      9 years ago from Whereever there's wolves!! And Bikers!! Cummon Flash, We need an adventure!

      Happy Mother's Day OM! Many many hugs!

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      Anamika S Jain 

      9 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

      Happy Mothers Day oliversmum. My Mom is no more but I am sure going to buy her a gift.

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      msorensson. Hi. Thank you for your kind comment.

      We wish you a very Happy Mothers Day and hope you have a wonderful day with your family. :) :) :)

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      msorensson 

      9 years ago

      Thank you for this, oliversmum. From one mother to another, Happy Mothers Day!!

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      Ramkkasturi. Hi. Thank you. I am happy that you liked our Tribute to all Mothers.

      It was a joy to write, knowing in my heart how very special Mothers are.

      Thanks again for your wonderful comment, and we hope you have a great day with your family on Mothers Day. :) :) :)

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      Darlene Sabella. Hi..Wow thank you so very much, I do hope your children like it.

      Mothers really are so very important, and I am very happy that you like our Tribute to all Mothers.

      Thanks again for your lovely comment, Also your thumbs up.

      We wish you a very Happy Mothers Day. :) :) :)

    • oliversmum profile imageAUTHOR

      oliversmum 

      9 years ago from australia

      Feline Prophet. Hi there. thank you so very much.

      Mothers Day is a very special day for me, as it is with all Mothers.

      NO cooking, lots of hugs and kisses, its nice I like it.

      We also wish you A very Happy Mothers Day and hope that you have a wonderful day with your family.

      Thanks again for you beautiful comment.:) :) :) O,A,and O.

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      ramkkasturi 

      9 years ago from India

      I have enjoyed reading this.You are right mother is very special person. It is nice to know that there are people with such values. Thanks

      RamKKasturi

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      Darlene Sabella 

      9 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

      This was a very wonderful and touching hub, I am sending a copy to my children. thumb up for your and what a thoughtful hub,thank you so much for sharing how important our mothers are in our hearts.

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      Feline Prophet 

      9 years ago

      Happy Mother's Day to you oliversmum...hope you have a wonderful time with your family! And remember, no cooking - let them spoil you that day! :)

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