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Mother’s Day is the best occasion to honor and show appreciation to each and every mother’s selfless love and affection. Our Mother devoted her whole life in helping us with our clothes, with our daily meals, and so much more. It’s now our turn this time. Let’s hold in mind the sacrifices and hard work of a mother. We have to be thankful for having her throughout our lives. Mother’s Day comes with a chance to make her feel important and cherished.
Here’s an interesting infographic about what mom want for Mother’s Day. You may view the large version via Plum District.
Mother’s Day Outdoor Celebration
Make Mother’s Day celebration a day to remember. Recharge your mom’s spirit. Go for an extraordinary outdoor wildlife experience and get close to nature. Dedicate a fun time and share every good old days. Search for green spots in the area where you can have your breakfast together as a family. Afterwards, have a hike and explore nature at it’s best. Then, set out a tent for an overnight campout.
Travel together with your cameras in search of evocative nature’s best animal photography. Try these 5 tips for a better shot with animal photography.
- Shoot in RAW to help with making minimal adjustments in exposure.
- Zoom in to get closer to clear away distracting background.
- Capture the subject’s mood and personality.
- Freeze the action while you boost the ISO.
- Work with the available light.
Motherhood in the Animal Kingdom
Let’s turn our attention to the whole animal kingdom. We simply want to emphasize that animal moms work hard extremely as well. And not having devoted animal wildlife mothers, life on earth may not exist as we understand. Most animal mothers just do everything to secure and feed their young baby. In time with Mother’s Day celebration, we wanted to explore the animal kingdom, to find out just what animal mothers inside their natural world are like.
40 Intimate Portraits of Animal Moms
with INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES
Here are stunning images of the most touching experience and intimate portraits of animal mothers along with their babies. Each photograph reveals how animal moms feed, play, train, and guard their young. Spread all over are inspirational quotes to make your day. May this tell us all of the significant roles that mothers perform — both in the wild as well as at home.
01. Great White Egret | Photo by Let there be light
“Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.” – Linda Wooten
02. Koala | Photo via Pinterest
“Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it’s the most exquisite love of all.” – Maggie Gallagher
03. Chameleon | Photo via Cuded
“Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body” – Photographer Elizabeth Stone
04. Penguin | Photo via BetterPhoto
“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” – Anonymous
05. Orang Utan | Photo by Willemvdk
“M” is for the million things she gave me,
“O” means only that she’s growing old,
“T” is for the tears she shed to save me,
“H” is for her heart of purest gold;
“E” is for her eyes, with love-light shining,
“R” means right, and right she’ll always be,
Put them all together, they spell “MOTHER,”
A word that means the world to me.
- Howard Johnson
06. Dolphin | Photo by Carl Mick
“It’s not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it.” – The Golden Girls
07. Puma | Photo by Elmer Martinez
“Your arms were always open when I needed a hug. Your heart understood when I needed a friend. Your gentle eyes were stern when I needed a lesson. Your strength and love has guided me and gave me wings to fly.” – Sarah Malin
08. Horse | Photo by Gígja Einars
“It takes some one really brave to be a mother, someone strong to raise a child and someone special to love someone more than herself.” – Lilly
09. Atlantic Walrus | Photo via World Wildlife Fund
“A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.” – Irish Proverb
10. Zebra | Photo by jackkostelec
“My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.” – Mark Twain
11. Coburg Fox Lamb | Photo by David Ebener
I gave you life, but cannot live it for you.
I can teach you things, but I cannot make you learn.
I can give you directions, but I cannot be there to lead you.
I can allow you freedom, but I cannot account for it.
I can take you to church, but I cannot make you believe.
I can teach you right from wrong, but I cannot always decide for you.
I can buy you beautiful clothes, but I cannot make you beautiful inside.
I can offer you advice, but I cannot accept it for you.
I can give you love, but I cannot force it upon you.
I can teach you to share, but I cannot make you unselfish.
I can teach you respect, but I cannot force you to show honor.
I can advise you about friends, but cannot choose them for you.
I can advise you about sex, but I cannot keep you pure.
I can tell you the facts of life, but I can’t build your reputation.
I can tell you about drink, but I can’t say “no” for you.
I can warn you about drugs, but I can’t prevent you from using them.
I can tell you about lofty goals, but I can’t achieve them for you.
I can teach you about kindness, but I can’t force you to be gracious.
I can warn you about sins, but I cannot make you moral.
I can love you as a child, but I cannot place you in God’s family.
I can pray for you, but I cannot make you walk with God.
I can teach you about Jesus, but I cannot make Jesus your Lord.
I can tell you how to live, but I cannot give you eternal life.
I can love you with unconditional love all of my life…and I will!
12. Japanese Macque | Photo by Masashi Mochida
“I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education which I received from my mother.” – George Washington
13. Polar Bear | Photo by S.J. Zarco OwedToNature.com
“Regardless of whether you are famous or not, you will never have a bigger fan than your mother.” – Linda Poindexter
14. Lemur | Photo by guenterleitenbauer
“A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to making leaning unnecessary.” – Dorothy Canfield Fisher
15. Humpback Whale | Photo by echeng
“There are people in this world who spend everyday making important decisions, troubleshooting, refereeing fights, nursing egos, doing damage control, and multi-tasking. They are called mothers.” – Linda Poindexter
16. Panda | Photo by rad studio
“Mother’s Day…the one day a year we try to pay our moms back for everything they’ve given us over a lifetime.” – Susan Gale
17. Tur | Photo by conwest_john
“No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.” – Edwin H. Chapin
18. Frog | Photo by Brad Wilson, DVM
“Motherhood is the greatest career I could have chosen, and yet no degree in the world could have prepared me for it and no other childcare experience could have better prepared me..Motherhood can only be learned with on the job training and will require your lifetime learn.” – Victoria Choate
19. Beluga | Photo by Shedd Aquarium
“My mother is a walking miracle” – Leonardo DiCaprio
20. Sheep | Photo via Pinterest
“When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” – Sophia Loren
21. Osprey | Photo by rami.halim
“Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother” – Oprah Winfrey
22. Prachuap Khiri Khan | Photo by Troup1
“You don’t really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around – and why his parents will always wave back.” – William D. Tammeus
23. Chuckwallas | Photo by Jim Schulz
“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” – Washington Irving
24. Seal | VIEW SOURCE
“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” – Albert Schweitzer
25. Limpkin | Photo by Photomatt28
“Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.” – Aristotle
26. Giraffe | Photo by JMSF415
“Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didn’t have anything to do with it.” – Haim Ginott
27. Rhinoceros | Photo by Peter Endig
“Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.” – Charles R. Swindoll
28. Kangaroo | Photo by HannuY
“Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.” – William Feather
29. Swan | Photo by Eddie_NewYorkNature
“Great mothers bring the arms of comfort to an insecure child in a world of uncertainty.” – Reed Markham
30. Tapir | Photo by Zsolt Czegledi
Awake in the morning, at three forty five
She stumbles awake, barely alive.
Why would she choose to go down this path?
Is this what she wanted, when she’s looking back?
The answer is money, as it always is
She’s got to scrape it together, and support her two kids.
She walks a path she’s never dreamed of pursuing
So far from her dreams, what she wants to be doing
So far from a vet, her childhood dream,
Now she’s winding motors, working with machines.
It’s not a path of her choosing, but she does what she can
To find happiness in this job, to make a new plan
There’s always something, a new complication
It’s one shred of happiness, a small inspiration.
It keeps her thinking, so her mind’s not a waste,
Not everyone could work in this place.
If there was one thing she would change, to better her station,
She would go to college, and pursue education.
She still loves her children; she want’s them to dream
This leads me to what she thinks I should be.
She thinks I’d do great, in the healthcare profession
For my problem solving skills, and my compassion,
I just hope she knows, what keeps me alive
Gets up every morning, at three forty five……
- Nathan Beyer
31. Bird | Photo by Giovanni Frescura
“Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.” – William Feather
32. Elephant | VIEW SOURCE
“Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe
33. Cow | Photo by Cat Girl 007
My Mother kept a garden,
a garden of the heart,
She planted all the good things
that gave my life it’s start.
She turned me to the sunshine
and encouraged me to dream,
Fostering and nurturing
the seeds of self-esteem…
And when the winds and rain came,
she protected me enough-
But not too much because she knew
I’d need to stand up strong and tough.
Her constant good example
always taught me right from wrong-
Markers for my pathway
that will last a lifetime long.
I am my Mother’s garden.
I am her legacy-
And I hope today she feels the love
reflected back from me
34. Tiger | Photo via National Geographic
“There never was a woman like her. She was gentle as a dove and brave as a lioness… The memory of my mother and her teachings were, after all, the only capital I had to start life with, and on that capital I have made my way.” – Andrew Jackson
35. Peacock | Photo by KoolPix
“Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” – Lin Yutang
36. Fox | Photo by Tundra Winds Images by Donna
“There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill
37. Kiwi | VIEW SOURCE
“I’m a mother with two small children, so I don’t take as much crap as I used to.” – Pamela Anderson
38. Boston Terrier | VIEW SOURCE
“My mother’s menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it.” – Buddy Hackett
39. Mongoose Lemur | Photo by Busch Gardens
“Great mothers deserve our gratitude for raising leaders who accept responsibility; possess courage, confidence and vitality; and inspire others to hope for a better future.” – Reed Markham
40. Cat | VIEW SOURCE
“Mothers can take a child’s worst day and turn it into a better day. Mothers can take a child’s problem and turn it into a challenge to overcome.” – Reed Markham