By Yumi Sakugawa
About a month ago, one of my close friends gave birth to a baby girl. I am amazed and proud that my party girl drama mama girlfriend is now... an actual mama!
As for me, I won't be mothering any little versions of me anytime soon.
I like to think, though, that we are all innately blessed with mama (and papa) instincts that give all of us the capacity to transform the world into a more stronger, more loving place. As human beings, we are all capable of loving and nurturing something unconditionally outside of ourselves.
So in celebration of Mother's Day, motherhood, and to all the future mamas who are not quite ready to pop out a new human being into this world, here are some alternative ways to be a spiritual mom for all the other small and helpless beings in our world that need our love.
1. Mother a baby seed into a flower. My friend--currently an extremely busy student at pharm school-- is the proud mama of a daffodil bulb I gave her lastRead More »from Be a Mother--Even Without Kids -- On Mother's Day