Womenlines welcomes its first Shutterbugs Guest Influencer Gunjan Swarup, founder of The Wishbone Affair for photography in Singapore, at Womenlines. Enjoy the lovely moments of motherhood captured by Gunjan and read the essence of motherhood beautifully described in her words-
The word Motherhood itself encompasses a universe in itself. And even though we all love our mothers deeply, we truly come to appreciate her and the endless sacrifices only when we embrace motherhood. The sleepless nights, painful labour, the stretch marks, nausea, feeding, changing, tantrums, entertainment and the million other small things which keep a mother on her toes from the day she gives birth. And she does this unflinchingly, selflessly, day after day, year after year, till she is alive.
There is no role which is bigger or more difficult and the rewards come in small moments – the tiniest hugs, the joy on the face of a child when he spots his mother in a crowd or how she cuddles up and calms down in the embrace of her mother. Working full time or stay at home, the energy, patience, devotion, love, selflessness that every mother naturally exhibits is something to marvel!
A mother is your sunshine on a gloomy day,
A guiding star on a dark night,
The pillar you can always lean on,
She listens to your words and hears your silence,
She joins your laughter and shares your sorrow,
She is the warmest hug, the safest haven, the staunchest supporter, the truest critic, the biggest strength, the greatest friend and the purest, most selfless love.
Working full time or stay at home, the energy, patience, devotion, love, selflessness that every mother naturally exhibits is something to marvel!
As a freelance photographer, I have had the privilege of shooting some amazing women. These are some of my favourite images of some incredible mothers.
On a sabbatical from the corporate world, mother to two boys, freelance photographer, blogger.