Perspective a wonderful gift

Updated: May 10, 2013, 1:28 PM ET
By Julie Foudy | espnW

Forget the heart-shaped chocolates, roses and sappy Hallmark cards.

Forget the gift certificates to fancy stores.

Forget even the free day at the spa. (OK, that's a lie: I am taking the massage.)

What I would like this Mother's Day cannot be bought in a store or sold in a market. All I want for Mother's Day is perspective.

That's right … perspective. (And my kids' cute handmade cards, of course.)

I don't know if other parents ...

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