She "cut a lot of those weeds that love to scratch at women's ankles trying to get us to turn back," wrote Kate Hudson.
Kate Hudson and her mother Goldie Hawn share an incredible bond filled with love, laughter, and a strong connection. On her 77th birthday, Hudson paid tribute to her mom, sharing sweet snaps of the two among others. Some of them included a selfie on an airplane and spending time with Hawn's grandchildren.
"So lucky I get to celebrate my beautiful mother everyday BUT TODAY Nov 21 was the day she was born!" she captioned the series of photos in honor of Hawn's 77th birthday. "I wonder if God knew what had been concocted in the stars to create this beaming light? I have a feeling it was by no accident that she shares this otherworldly lust for life and joyous spirit," Hudson's caption continued. "Be not fooled, my mother has depths that reach far beyond a tip toed dance through life."
The Almost Famous actress highlighted her mother's unwavering dedication and resilience through many of life's obstacles saying, "She has challenged the toughest minds, stood tall for her worth, she blazed trails for us to walk a little easier through and cut a lot of those weeds that love to scratch at women's ankles trying to get us to turn back, she follows through during the toughest moments and never takes no for an answer."
The 43-year-old went on to talk about Hawn's infectious spirit and what she's learned from her through the years. "My mothers life is a treasure trove of wisdom that I feel deeply honored to know intimately," Hudson said. "Most importantly, she always wanted and continues to aspire to be the best mother and grandmother. And well . . . let's just say, she's winning at that," she added. "HAPPY BIRTHDAY MAMA G! You're my everything."
The age-defying mother-daughter duo graced the cover of PEOPLE's 2020 Beautiful Issue along with Hudson's daughter Rani Rose. Speaking to the outlet at the time, Hudson admitted she learned to comfortable in her skin and spirit thanks to Hawn. "My mom gave me the floor to be able to feel confident enough to go out and feel like my life could be my own," she shared "Mom was my greatest cheerleader. And it just made me think about Rani…going, 'I hope I give her that kind of confidence,' you know?" Hawn's 39-year relationship with Kurt Russell has also inspired Hudson. "To live up to that is really the goal," she said. "Just the fact that they’ve been able to maintain a unit for all of us, in times of turmoil, they really are the center of all of our lives." Hawn added, "When you have your children and you have a man who loves your children, that’s a very tough bond." Hudson also revealed that she goes to her mom for sound advice. "Mom always said to me, 'Don’t you ever let a man dim your light,'" she recalled. "So I’ve never defined myself through the way a man sees me, but I can define myself in the unit that we can create together. That is what Mom gave to me."
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