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Reflections on Mother's Day
Written by Juan Arellano · Translated by Gabriela García Calderón On 11 May 2014 @ 6:15 am | 1 Comment
In Citizen Media, Ideas, Latin America, Mexico, Quick Reads, Spanish, Women & Gender
My first Mother's Day was very on my own way, as I really hated all the marketing paraphernalia that considered me a pretext to spend some money in gifts “for mom”, where they kept saying my golden dreams are blenders, a new living room, some chilaquiles*  au gratin. Where are mothers’ real needs?
And she also expresses how she thinks these celebrations should be:
I'd love that, in the future, Mother's Day at my children's school were panel discussions for debating about key topics for the Mexican family, conferences about the huge labor mothers have in raising children, awareness about the need of positive leadership for the family, and respect for women and children, the importance of language of live when it comes to couple relationship.
*This link was added by the author of the original post  [es].
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 Mother's Day: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother%27s_Day
 writes: http://www.playmommy.com/tu-primer-dia-de-las-madres/
 chilaquiles*: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chilaquiles
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