Our friends from the media industry took a quick break from beating the deadlines and shared their most heartfelt and touching tributes to their loving mothers.
For Cristina Agustin and Leslie Ong Hay-Cua, who both gave birth at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re not just new moms. They are the “new normal” moms who had to take care of their newborns a little differently than the usual.
The word “mother” should not be exclusive to a certain gender or confined to those who have experienced childbirth. You could be an aunt watching over nieces and nephews, or an older sister taking care of younger sibs. The bottom line is that being a mom means having that I-wont-take-shit-from-anyone attitude to protect those you love and value the most.