Celebrating a bond that goes beyond mother and child

Mother's Day reminds me that I am merely a link in the chain that connects the past and the future.

An innate act of generosity and humility is embedded in taking on the responsibility for nurturing a child, says Ranjani Rao.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

As Mother's Day deals and reminders flood my feed, I look pointedly at my husband and ask: "What are we doing for Mother's Day?"

"Don't ask me, you're not my mother," he replies, smoothly passing the baton to the daughters who barely register our banter.

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