In honor of International Mother’s Day yesterday, May 10, some of the world’s most famous celebrities took to Instagram to post heartfelt tributes for the women who brought them into the world and taught them some of life’s most important lessons. As many families were unable to spend the day together with social distancing and lockdown measures still in place, these virtual homages were an unexpectedly touching way to relive fond memories and reflect on the immeasurable impact of their mother’s guidance on their own lives.
Beyoncé strolled down memory lane with a series of collages featuring vintage photographs of her mother and their loved ones, thanking Tina Knowles for her “strength, wisdom, and prayers” and sharing her “biggest goal in life is for my children to feel the love you make us all feel.”
Although it may have been difficult to show your appreciation with a gift in the current retail climate, Kim Kardashian proved it’s always the thought that counts with a sentimental photo album filled with archival never-before-seen footage from Kris Jenner’s wedding photographer.
As many of these powerful women, such as Jennifer Lopez, Cindy Crawford, and Michelle Obama, have embarked onto motherhood themselves, they credited their mothers for being exemplary role models and encouraged their millions of followers to appreciate their moms in their own ways, especially if they’re lucky enough to give them a hug right now.
Keep scrolling to see more of the sweetest celebrity Mother’s Day messages filling our Instagram feeds and hearts with emotion.