Amongst all the wonderful relations that we share with people, the bond that we share with our mothers is simply undefined. Mothers are our guiding force and are highly responsible for making us who we are. They make all efforts in shaping our lives and personalities. As such, expressing our heartfelt thanks and gratitude towards them becomes all the more important. And what better day than Mother's Day can be to convey our love and affection for our dearest mommies? Celebrated on the second Sunday of May in most parts of the world, Mother's Day is marked with immense fervor and galore. While the world indulges in honoring and admiring their individual mothers and elderly women, there are some women who are regarded as "mothers unforgettable". With their enduring and consistent love and support for their loved ones, they have gained worldwide recognition. Find for yourself these amazing women as you glance through the following text.
Queen Mother - British Monarch
Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, popularly known as 'The Queen Mother' was the mother of Queen Elizabeth II, the present British sovereign, and the widow of the late King George VI. The daughter of Lord Glamis, later 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, she descended from the Royal House of Scotland. As the Queen, she played a significant role in the life of the nation, supporting the King and helping in upholding national morale during the difficult years of the Second World War and its aftermath. Widowed at the age of 51, she continued to undertake Royal duties for the next fifty years in support of her daughter, The Queen. The resilience, sense of duty, and gracefulness of The Queen Mother in all areas of her life earned her a secure place in the heart of national life.
Elyse Keaton - Mother of Alex P. Keaton, Malorie and Jennifer. Family Ties TV Series
Elyse is the name of a character in the very popular soap opera "Family Ties". Elyse Keaton was an independent flower child of the 1960s who was politically charged and passionate about human rights. Perfectly matched with college boyfriend Steven Keaton, Elyse married him and together they had four children - two boys and two girls. She was an unstoppable super mom, wife, and career woman who was there for everyone.
Mother Goose - Famous Children's Fable
The term 'Mother Goose' can be traced back to Loret's 1650 La Muse Historique, in which appeared the line, Comme un conte de la Mere Oye ("Like a Mother Goose story"). In 1697, Charles Perrault used the phrase in a published collection of eight fairy tales which included "The Sleeping Beauty", "Little Red Riding Hood", "Cinderella", "Bluebeard", and others. Although the book was titled, (translated from French) Histories and Tales of Long Ago, with Morals, the frontispiece showed an old woman spinning and telling stories, with a placard on the page which bore the words Contes de la Mere l'Oye (Tales of My Mother the Goose). Perrault thereby set the stage for the name to become a household word. The fact is that "Mother Goose" rhymes are from many sources and passed down in folklore fashion. Though, the origins of Mother Goose terminology are vague and authorship of the verses is known to be varied yet, we all know that "Mother Goose" is, somehow, real.
Some legendary mothers have gone ahead to become unforgettable. Read on to know them and discover the great contributions made by them.