Mother's Day is just around the corner! Mothers fawn over their children's accomplishments, but the proud parent often forgets to pat herself on the back for getting through a certain phase of life. And, many of those big moments lead to a bit more independence for the tot and freedom for mom! Women throw themselves into raising their offspring so when dramatic transitions occur, they should celebrate. Check out our list of amazing milestones that all mamas of young children should honor!