My mom? Well, she’s almost super-human, beautiful beyond imagination, and the one person who understands my thoughts, emotions and ambitions. She is as any mother would be, self-sacrificing, and devoted to her husband and children.
My mother grew up in a middle-class family in Karnataka, later got married, and has been a full-time mother and home-maker ever since. As a child, I remember how I loved to hear her laugh, so full of life. But I also recall how she would often shy away from clicking pictures and purse her lips when she couldn’t help but stand for a family picture. The numerous excuses to exit a selfie scene, and the sudden hand that covered her mouth when she couldn’t help but break into laughter. There was a lot of observation, until recently when I asked her, “Maa, what if you wore braces? And she responded saying, “Ab kaha beti,” and our conversation ended there. During this time, I realized that even though mothers are our world, they too are self-conscious about certain things.
Life went on until one day I happened to come across the concept of invisible braces online while surfing the internet. To feed my curiosity I began to research further and learnt about Invisalign aligners which help the user to exude confidence, giving them the freedom to eat whatever they like, remove the aligner at will and much more while getting great results. It was the complete deal and I just had to get my hands on one of those for my mom. So I asked my mother out on a date where we would also go for a movie, a lunch and then an Invisalign treatment consultation. She was overwhelmed, and soon had her very own customized aligners ready to wear.
The smile on her face was truly worth watching, she lit up like a child, whose wish had just been granted. For so many years, she ignored her needs, all for the sake of our family, and often used age as an excuse. Often, there were times when we bought into her excuses, but this year-round, Invisalign’s aligners have helped give my mother’s smile the perfect make-over. So for all you kids who want your mother to flaunt that perfectly aligned smile, this is the ideal gift for Mother’s Day, where age is no barrier.
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Updated Date: May 12, 2018 13:38 PM