Should We Cancel Mother’s Day? How To Offer Hope to the Hurting this Holiday

Mother’s Day is my least favorite holiday. There, I said it.

In fact, I’d be content to skip it entirely this year, drawing a black line through the little label on my calendar and pretending it’s just another Sunday. Don’t get me wrong, I love my mother, and I didn’t mind celebrating Mother’s Day as a kid. It was becoming a mom that really ruined the day for me…..

For so many, Mother’s Day can be one of the most painful days of the year. So, what’s the solution? Should we cancel Mother’s Day? While sometimes I wish the answer was “YES!” I think there’s a better way—one that offers hope for the hurting on this holiday.

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posted on may 5, 2021        whitney akin