Mother's Day is fast approaching!
I’m sure I’m not the only one who has been shocked by the sudden appearance of Mother’s Day in my calendar this coming weekend.
It’s at times like this that I realise how lucky we are these days to have the internet at our fingertips. I’m able to pick something out during my lunch break and have the present delivered to my doorstep within 24 hours.
I know my gift will be even more special to my mum this year because a significant percentage of what I have spent on her for Mother’s Day will be donated to help change the lives of those affected by dyslexia.
As I have dyslexia myself, my mum knows all too well the hurdles faced by those affected by dyslexia, and the heartache often felt by their mothers.
The beautiful flowers she will be getting this Sunday have been ordered from Charity Flowers where 15% of the cost of the flowers is donated to a charity of your choice.
I also use Give as you Live, a service which will donate a percentage of anything you buy online at selected stores to your chosen charity at no extra cost to you. This means that the box of my mum’s favourite chocolates which I will be giving her have helped to transform a life.
This year I will be making sure to thank my mum for all the support she’s ever given me, from getting me assessed early to building up my confidence when I realised my spelling wasn’t as good as my classmates’.
I’d love to hear about how important your mum or another loved one was in supporting you with your dyslexia! Share your experiences on the It’s Me! section of the website.