10 Things I Learned From my Mother

My mother is impossible. People say I take after her in this regard, but what do they know? They should meet my Dad to know what I mean.


She turns 75 today, and on this occasion, here is a lovely tribute to her by my brother.


Ten things I learned from my mother... a tribute on her 75th birthday!

My mother turns a glorious 75 today and this is a tribute to her spirit. We never get to choose our parents, but we do choose to understand, accept, admire, and respect them. In the last 35 years, I have gone through a journey of doing all of that with my mother! Here is a list of ten things I have learned from her and will always carry with me all my life: (Read more)


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35 comments:

  1. It must be a wonderful day for your whole family:)
    Wonderful tribute.

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    1. Thanks, D. This year has really been special. My parent's 50th wedding anniversary and my mom's 75th birthday.

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  2. Wish your mom a very happy birthday! A sweet tribute! Moms are so special.

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  3. Wishing your mom a very happy birthday .These septuagenarians always fill me with awe and inspiration....Loved the part about going out to watch the Kolkata rains :)

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    1. My mom is the Tina Turner of motherhood. Thanks, Jaishree.

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  4. A very happy birthday to your mother! Hope you all have loads of fun celebrating.

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    1. Thanks, Juggler. Videos of our remote celebrations on FB. My brother in Pune, we in Hyderabad, while Mom and Dad are away at their favorite romantic getaway in Santiniketan.

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  5. These are unforgettable moments and a lovely gesture to celebrate... :)
    Happy birthday to your mom!

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    1. The idea of celebrating with a post is something I have learned from reading other similar posts.

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  6. happy birthday to your mom

    तोहफे नहीं लाया हू
    मै बस दुआ लाया हू
    मै कवी हू कोई महल नहीं ला सकता हू
    खुशी मै सिर्फ शब्दों में जता सकता हू
    जन्मदिन पर मै सिर्फ दुआ लाया हू

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    1. Thanks, Shashiprakashji, for your beautiful words.

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  7. A fine list for your mother. Please convey our wishes o her.
    She does not look 75 !
    Thanks for sharing.

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  8. Many happy returns to your Mom, she seems like FUN ..!!

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    1. she is, ghazala. thanks for your wishes. will pass it on.

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  9. Wishing your sweet mom a very happy birthday...:-)

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  10. Happy birthday to your SUPERMOM! God Bless and looking forward to more milestones! Loved the post :)

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    1. thanks. my brother will be thrilled. he has recently resumed blogging after losing all his earlier posts thanks to a msn livespace transfer.

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  11. Very inspiring guidelines for all ages. Lucky you are.
    By the way, my mom taught to be selfless, self-reliant, use resources diligently and many life-supporting skills, by the time I was 15, and it never failed me throughout.

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  12. congrats to your mum and best wishes for a happy 75th!

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  13. A nice tribute to a wonderful lady! Happy birthday mom:)

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  14. My birthday wishes to your mother and best wishes to your parents on their 50th marriage anniversary. Thanks for sharing the this day with us!!!

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    1. thanks, and thanks, engram...

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  15. What a wonderful tribute to your mother. Wishing her a very happy birthday.

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    1. thank you, sudhagee, will pass it on to my brother and my mother.

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  16. Belated wishes to your mother. Love that last picture where she's in a red saree and has a nice big red bindi on her forehead. Beautiful! :)

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  17. Beautifully written tribute. you are blessed to have a mother like her... May God give her many more years of fruitful life....

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    1. thanks, santosh. i am truly blessed.

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  18. I ws offline for few days and couldn't read ur post in time. :-(

    Although, convey my belated wishes to her :-)

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