A Poem for Mother's Day

This Mother’s Day, we celebrate the strong and inspiring women in all walks of life and the many connections to motherhood that exist in beautiful, challenging, and unconventional ways.

The Vivida Lifestyle exists to inspire all women. It is our hope that through empowering others to live a passion-driven life, the joys of connection will extend far beyond experiences – enhancing relationships, communities, perspectives and more. We think about the many associations to motherhood each one of us holds, and we honour its unique, special existence in your life.

A Poem for Mother’s Day

To those who gave birth this year to their first child—we celebrate with you.

To those who lost a child this year – we mourn with you.

To those who are in the trenches with little ones every day and wear the badge of food stains – we appreciate you.

To those who experienced a loss this year through miscarriage, failed adoptions, or running away — we mourn with you.

To those who walk the hard path of infertility, fraught with pokes, prods, tears, and disappointment – we walk with you. Forgive us when we say foolish things. We don’t mean to make this harder than it is.

To those who are foster moms, mentor moms, and spiritual moms – we need you.

To those who have warm & close relationships with your children – we celebrate with you.

To those who have disappointment, heartache, & distance with your children – we sit with you

To those who lost their mothers this year – we grieve with you.

To those who experienced abuse at the hands of your own mother – we acknowledge your experience.

To those who lived through driving tests, medical tests, and the overall testing of motherhood – we are better for having you in our midst.

To those who will have emptier nests in the upcoming year – we grieve & rejoice with you

And to those who are pregnant with new life, both expected & surprising – we anticipate with you.

This Mother’s Day, we walk with you. Mothering is not for the faint of heart and we have real warriors in our midst. We remember you.

[A poem by Amy Young)

Wishing you a lovely Mother’s Day – a day created to honour the strong, inspired women of our lives. ✨