Rather than flowers, chocolate or wine to Mom this year (she's got 6other kids who will probablydo that), I decided to make a donation to the Austin Children's Shelter in her honor.
"Mom: I wanted to do something meaningful for Mother's Day, something
that would last, just as the love, nurturing, support and caring you
gave me have made a lasting difference in my life and the life of my
kids. Thanks for being you and being my Mom! "
I've unfortunately experienced first hand what the loss of self-esteem resulting from domestic violence can do to kids (and their Moms). I'm urging each of you to honor or remember a special Mom in your life with a gift to this or your favorite cause.
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