This is such a beautiful honouring and a poignant reminder to every reader to cherish their relationships while they are lucky enough to have them. Thank you Ashllyn, your mum sounds like a remarkable woman.

ADEOLA SHEEHY-ADEKALE

Writing on female experience, race, motherhood & self-development. Columnist at Green Parent magazine & Parenting Top Writer. Follow me on IG @adeola_moonsong.