Mother’s day 2020 is unlike any other Mother’s Day in history. It’s different for mothers and children who are quarantined away from each other, who used to celebrate the day together with love and gratitude. But it is especially different for mothers, who are on the frontline of the war against the coronavirus, and for their families back at home rooting for their safety and wellbeing.
A mother is a hero for her children—always has, always will be. But a mother who is at the forefront, trying to save the planet from the coronavirus is a hero to us all. It’s difficult to imagine their lives, oscillating between their personal and professional duties—on one hand keeping their home together and on the other, keeping the world safe. It is because of them, however, this year’s Mother’s Day is not only different but one of the most special ones yet.
Mothers fighting the outbreak remind us of the mothers who fight for their children throughout their lives. This means every mother in the world who only knows how to cherish, protect, and love their children. They remind us of the strength and endurance of a mother who rises to every occasion, no matter how grim the situation is. Like a true hero.
Dedicating this Mother’s Day to our heroes, Soulveda spoke to a few mothers who are fighting the pandemic day and night to keep their families and the world safe.