I have always adored quotes so I was looking for a very apt one for Mothers Day. Something which summed up how children can change your whole world for the better just by being in it.
I was Googling 'children as a gift' and different variations when I stumbled upon a gorgeous poem about adoption. I found it here and it seems to have an unknown author (which is a shame because it's a beautifully worded poem).
I loved the whole play on words of giving life as a gift and life giving children as a gift and so I tweaked the last two lines slightly to come up with my own quote: