According to an online Thesaurus, a Fairy Godmother is “a female character in some fairy stories who has magical powers and can bring unexpected good fortune to the hero or heroine”.

Reading that, I think we could all agree that we have met one or two of those in our days…


Think back.

How many times in your life has your own mother, or someone else’s mother blessed you with a delicious home-cooked meal?  Or extended their welcoming arms when you were in pain or needed advice?

I would bet you took that mothers offering and gratefully accepted it (loving every minute of it!)

Mothers day is right around the corner and I wanted to extend to you this article.

Take a moment and think back over all the great women whom have blessed your life.  Think about what makes them great.  Their personal little quirks.  The things about them that make you laugh.   The things they did to make you laugh.

Then do them a favour…

…no matter if they are still with us or not.

Write them a thank you letter.

A simple one.  Nothing fancy.

Just share with them that you are thinking of them and that you really do appreciate everything they have ever done for you.

It’ll take you 20 minutes tops.

Best 20 minute investment you can make this month.

If the mother or mothers you are writing to are still with us on this earth, send them the letter.

Don’t email it.

Write it out in hand. Get a real envelope. And a stamp.

Then mail it.

It will make you feel sooooo good.

Them… even better.

If they have passed on, write the letter and keep it in a safe place.  Read it once a month when you are feeling down or just need a picker upper.

Nothing beats some simple appreciation for the fantastic women who have blessed our lives.

It is very therapeutic – just try it and see.

Let me know how you feel after.