Why Mothers are Heroes: Appreciation Post on National Hero Day (Shoutout: Happy Birthday to my Mama!)

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There is a cliche that reads: Mothers know best. It has been used and referenced in so many books, films, movies, songs, poems, and memes even. There must be a reason why it is what it is. Do they really know what is best? I have pondered on that for many moons now, and I have come to a conclusion, that, yes they do, they know what's best, they may not be perfect but they certainly do know what is best for their children.

In light of today's NATIONAL HERO DAY as published in the National Day Calendar website, I wrote an article about why I consider all mothers heroes. 💕 #NationalHeroDay 💛

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Why Mothers are Heroes
Appreciation Post to all Loving Moms in the World


Here are a few of the billion reasons why our mothers are heroes, in no particular order:

  1. They (mothers) accepted changes in their bodies so that we can have our first homes.
    We all know how we, women, value our bodies that is why we take good care of them. We make sure to maintain a healthy weight, we exercise and eat healthy, too. Now imagine when a woman gains weight and changes the curves of her body so that she can grow a baby inside it! Many first-time mothers are afraid that their bodies are going to change due to pregnancy. BUT amidst that fear, mothers CHOOSE to face all of these changes, because of their LOVE for the BABY.

  2. They (mothers) chose to accept to nurture child/children.
    (I mean, they can choose not to grow the baby but they did so because they wanted and loved to. Our mothers chose to have us and they were delighted we were growing in their wombs.)

  3. They (mothers) endured the long, winding and arduous road of pregnancy.

  4. Even though giving birth is excruciatingly painful and such a burden, they (mothers) managed to come out victorious.

  5. They (mothers) feed us and take care of us lovingly when we were children even when there is a chance of us rebelling against them when we reach our teenage and adult years.

  6. Our mothers always think about the health and well-being of their children. They sometimes lose themselves in order to save their babies.

  7. Mothers endure life's sticks and stones just so that their children could live better and much comfortable lives than what they used to have.

  8. Many mothers choose to give up some of their dreams and goals in life because they choose their child/children over them.

  9. Mothers may be full-time housewives or working women but all of them never fail to nurture their children so passionately and lovingly. There are so many times that they overdo this, but sadly, they do not usually get credit for this.

  10. Many mothers have given up, traded, and sacrificed so much of their physical, emotional, and mental well-being as they take care of their growing children. They go through distress before and after giving birth (postpartum health issues) and for the rest of their lives so long as they continue to be mothers to their children.

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There are a billion more on the list, but as I am a terribly limited individual, these are the things I have come up with. I am not a mother so that may be the reason I cannot share so much about motherhood.

But I do know how INCREDIBLY HEROIC all mothers are. 🤧😍 They have put up with so many things and faced all kinds of problems starting from pregnancy, to labour, to giving birth, to taking care of infants, to taking care of teens until they mature and become adults--WHAT A TIRESOME WORK ALL THESE ARE!

So, to all the teenagers and young people reading this, here is my message: YOUR MOTHER HAS CHOSEN YOU AND HAS GONE THROUGH A LOT IN ORDER TO HAVE YOU AND RAISE YOU IN THIS GLORIOUSLY WILD WORLD-- PLEASE LOVE HER WITH EVERYTHING THAT YOU CAN AND YOU HAVE AND TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER! WE ONLY GOT ONE MOTHER IN THE WORLD. THERE'S NO ONE LIKE HER. Please.

To all mothers in the world: I SALUTE YOU FOR YOUR STRENGTH AND LOVE. 🤧😭💖 YOU HAVE SURELY MADE THIS EARTH A BETTER PLACE, THANK YOU SO MUCH! GRATITUDE WOULD BE AN UNDERSTATEMENT BECAUSE YOU ALL HAVE MADE SACRIFICES BEYOND OUR IMAGINATION JUST SO YOU CAN RAISE YOUR CHILDREN.

Statues should be made to honour all of you, sweet mothers.

To awesome mothers who are here in Hive, I greet you a #NationalHeroDay as well! You brave women are so loved~! 🤗😘 @gwenfinity @sassycebuana @purepinay

Here's a challenge for you, dear passionate readers: COMPLETE THE SENTENCE👇
"I AM GRATEFUL FOR MY MOTHER BECAUSE...." C'mon and let's show some love to our dear sweet angel-mothers~!😘 Comment down your answers🤗😘 Or a simple ❤️ will do.

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My blushing Mama on Valentine's Day 2021, as she received a bouquet from our Papa.😊


HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MAMA~!
I love you beyond words.


I AM GRATEFUL FOR MY MOTHER BECAUSE SHE HAS DONE SO MANY THINGS IN ORDER TO RAISE EIGHT CHILDREN.🤧🥰

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To show my gratitude, I wrote a prose poem (this was written last 2018) for my Mama's birthday (which is on the 9th of October). I never got to read this out loud for her. I hope I can read this aloud for her on her special day.😊 Here is the rather lengthy poem:

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Here is another poem I wrote for my Mama Girlette last Mothers' Day 2017: 😘

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This poem was inspired by Browning's How Do I Love Thee.

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With my Mama, my hero🥰

INDEED, ALL MOTHERS ARE HEROES. 😊 We do not know what we'd do without you, our Mama/ Inay/ Nay/ Mommy/ Mom/ Mum/ Mudra/ Mother/ Omma 😘

‘Til the next post, hivers! Remember that you are loved beyond borders and beyond time & space. Okay? Okay. 💛❤️ Ciao for now! 🤗

This original article is written by Jong, the blogger and owner of writetowander.com. All photos are hers, too.


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yes as a single mom like we are heroes to kids ..we do everything to makes there happy and support...mother always best..

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I have such admiration to all the brave single moms, for their courage and strength and dedication and love. I salute you, @ana101321 🙌🥰❤️😘 You are an inspiration to so many people. And yes, mothers always know what's best💛💛💛

I wish you a great week ahead. Blessings be upon you~~✨✨✨

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thank you for you comments 😊 have a blessed sunday to you and your family God bless

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Inspiring post @jongcl ,makahilak oi. bigla kong na miss Mama ko. 😔
Can't wait to see her soon.

Happy Birthday sa Mama mo.🎉🎂💐
Mag enjoy kayo tomorrow.

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Hehe... I was reflecting on national hero day and I thought about how my Mama is one. Then the idea came about why all the mothers are indeed heroes. 😭🥰

Thank youuuu mucho, Gerel! 😘
We enjoyed the celebration today hehe😘😘😘😘
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Ma proud jud imong Mama. Imong ipabasa yung blog mo to her. 😊

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Happy Birthday to your Mom 😍!

Touching kaayo! Mingawon man Sab ta sa Atung Mama 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼😢😢😢

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Hihi thank youuu, Miessy😘

MOMS ARE THE BESTTTT GYUD🙌🙌🙌😭🥺🥰

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I AM GRATEFUL FOR MY MOTHER BECAUSE...even with my enormous head, she did her best to pushed me out of her. She never gave up on me since birth up until now. I know that I wasn't the best son but she is the best mother. I wouldn't be here right now without her.

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Aweeeee. Can't agree more, Klause
We wouldn't be where we are if it weren't for our moms🥺🙌😭💕

Your mom is superb!
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Happy Birthday to your Mom 🎉🎉

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Thank youuuuu so much for the greetings, Hive Cebu! MY mama says thanks as well 😘😘😘😘✨✨✨✨✨💛💛💛💛

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Nice words and thoughts for our loved mothers...
My mother is already in Paradise, but she is always in my heart:
"I AM GRATEFUL FOR MY MOTHER BECAUSE.... SHE GAVE ME EVERYTHING I AM"

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Thank you for reading through this blog post, @aljif7 🙏🏼💕
Your Mom must be so proud of you for everything you have achieved and for being grateful for her life🤗😘🥰

I wish you a lovely week ahead, and may you have so much blessings~~! ❤️

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Thank you so much for your words @jongcl
Have a great Sunday!

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We wouldnt have a beautiful world if is wasnt for awesome moms. A warm birthday tidings to a mom who brought these awesome children and our Hive family had the chance to share good memories with.

I wish your mom more health and more years of happiness. ❤️

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Thank you so mucho, ms Gil for the greetings. My Mama says thanks 😘

We won't have an awesome life on Earth if it weren't for such brave moms🥺🙌
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