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By Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal
Special to The Village News 

KIcking it on Mother's Day


Last updated 5/5/2021 at 12:54pm

Mother’s Day is May 9 this year. I’ve celebrated 58 of them so far. Who knew, at 18, that being a mother was going to be a job for the rest of my life?

Motherhood, when done right, comes at a price. May I say, it ain’t what it’s cracked up to be? Personal sacrifices become de rigor. Because once removed from the nursery the lil darlings start their development as they wind their way toward adulthood. First stepping on your toes followed by stepping on your heart. In my experience, mothers tend toward forgiving. It would seem we even have the capacity to forgive all.

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