now while thankfully my mother is still a huge part of my day to day life, i know that there are a huge number of girls and young women who this just isn't the case for. case in point, a friend that i work with. she just so happened to have written an amazing article that has been featured on one of my favorite blogs, The Frisky. Here's the link if you want to check it out!
for me, this really put into perspective just how lucky i am to still have my mother in my life <3