May 6, 2014|11:02 am

mother (Screenshot: Seeing the Everyday/Vimeo)

It's a lonely feeling for a mother to feel like she's tasked with raising her children – and falling short. The house never quite looks like a Better Home and Garden. The children wear a constant smudge of food or dirt.

However, it's the everyday morsels of attention and care, the small and unseen triumphs – her love – that make a mother a mother, and help a child to grow.

Watch this intimate reminder by Seeing the Everyday to be encouraged.