When Mother's Day is Hard

This Sunday will be my second Mother’s Day since my mother died.When Mother’s Day is hardEvery day has felt like Mother’s Day since my mother’s diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease in May 9 years ago.  Honoring and protecting her became my life’s work during her illness....more

Fifty Recipes: Mother's Day All Day

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. I have no idea where I’ll be this year. My younger son finishes finals hundreds of miles away the day before. I think he’ll need help getting all of his crap stuff home so it’s possible I’ll be on the road.For those of you not spending Mother’s Day in a car, I hope you have something great planned. And since I’m not putting together my own celebration this year, I may as well help you plan yours....more

Thoughtfulness Thursday: Mother's Day

Thoughtfulness Thursday: Mother's Day I know that Mother's Day is a celebration for us that are mothers, but it can also be day of great sadness for many women that cannot become mothers....more

Does My Husband Have to Spend Mother's Day With His Mother?

Dear TMH, Mother's Day is coming up, which would be wonderful in theory. A day to sleep in and be treated like royalty, right? However, my MIL lives nearby, and that raises some issues. Am I obligated to spend the day with her? She seems to expect us to do something with her, and I don't really want to do that.  My husband is caught in the middle, because he wants to make us both happy. But hasn't she had her share of Mother's Days?Help!Signed,It's MY Day, Dammit...more
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Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day Gift Ideas I know it's not a typical Workout Wednesday, but we're talking gifts today!...more

Thoughtfulness Thursday: Daughters be good to your Mothers

Thoughtfulness Thursday: Daughers be good to your Mothers With Mother's Day approaching, I thought I'd share an article that I found this post about the 30 Signs Your Mother is the Best Person in Your Life: http://elitedaily.com/women/30-signs-your-mother-is-the-best-person-in-your-life/....more

Simple Pleasures Mother’s Day Giveaway 4 Winners

Simple Pleasures Mother’s Day GiveawayMother’s Day Is Nearing! There’s some wonderful prizes here!I’m very happy to be bringing you this giveaway! There will be 4 winners of some awesome prizes!  Good luck! ...more

Show Your Mama Some Love (or Facebook Like)

Epic Change has launched a clever social media infused fundraiser for Mother's Day, called To Mama With Love.  Leveraging the emotional connection we feel with our own mothers or our own pride of being a mom, Epic Change is inviting donors to participate in an online collaborative art project to honor moms around the Globe....more