Mother’s Day presents an opportunity to celebrate those who gave us life. Our mothers – and grandmothers, stepmothers, adoptive mothers, or mother-figures – nourished our bodies long before we could make choices of our own, and they guided us through the journey of discovery and growth that is childhood and young adulthood. Mothers are an incredible force: part fierce lioness, part gentle comforter, there is a balance between the two that yields a harmony that