London is bursting into bloom with the last few days of sunshine and although it's still chilly the mood has changed with the beautiful light and sightings of glorious Daffodils ...
Sunday brings mothers day the story of which goes back 250 years BC and was celebrated by the ancient Romans in the spring dedicated to Cyber the mother Goddess , as with the Greeks it was a festival to the maternal Goddess.
Early Christians celebrated mother day during the fourth Sunday of Lent in Honour of the Virgin Mary the holiday was expanded to include all mothers and named mothering sunday.
In America it was brought about by a determined woman named Anna Jarvis who resolved to pay tribute to her beloved mother in 1907.
The names for mother are many in different countries a few included are:
Maltese = OMM
Norwegian = MOR
Polish = MATKA
Estonian = EMA
Asturian = MA
And the Mother Goddess of Ireland her name is Cerdwin.
For mother's to be and made for my own child born 24 years ago into a room fragrant with the combination of jasmine, Lavender, Rose, Clary sage and sweet Orange With the help of the wonderful LABOUR DAY OIL.
ALSO IN THE SAME RANGE ARE PRE BIRTH BLEND , for pillow vaporiser or bath, to help the feelings of restlessness and anxiety when the time is near .
GREAT EXPECTATIONS BATH MILK with LAVENDER BERGAMOT and ARNICA to help Both physically and emotionally .
POST BIRTH BLEND can be used in the same way as pre birth blend ( always dilute blends 6 drops per bath dissolved In a teaspoon of honey ).
AND MUM'S THE WORD BATH MILK WITH ARNICA for feelings of exhaustion GERANIUM AND NEROLI to help relaxation .
Mothers day gifts that are very popular in the shop include ITALIAN LEMON HAND CREAM,
COOK AND GARDENERS FOAMING HAND SCRUB AND WASH with pure clay
BRAZILIAN LIME AND LAVENDER
LAVENDER BATH MILK ,
SWEET ORANGE AND GERANIUM BATH MILK,RELAXING BATH MILK , with Marjoram Geranium and Lavender
TRANQUILITY BATH MILK, with Petigrain and Lemon.
ALSO THE SWEET ORANGE AND GERANIUM HAND AND BODY MOISTURISER to name a few !
We don't all have the perfect relationship with our mothers but here is a little
saying that I particularly like ,
"Mother's hold their childrens hands for a short while but they live in their hearts forever".
Dedicated to my own mother and to all selfless wonderful hardworking mother's everywhere.
With warmest gratitude