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Days Like This

Nicole Scott | Posted 03.29.2015 | Parents
Nicole Scott

Mama said there will be days like this. She said it with her expressions. The warmest of hugs. Never with an "I told you so," but always with forgiveness. Before I ever knew I was going to be a mother of four, she gave me my first glimpse of what it would be like to be a mama.

A Celebration of Mothers - Actors, Authors, Artists, Journalists and Politicos Share "Lessons from Mom"

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 07.11.2014 | Parents
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

For many of us, mom was our first teacher. She taught us to recite the alphabet, how to tie our shoes, to swim and not to hit our siblings. This year, we honor moms and their wisdom by sharing the lessons learned from mom by some of our nation's most accomplished people.

Pretty Party

Kristin Armstrong | Posted 06.14.2014 | Women
Kristin Armstrong

Accepting our aging is an act of love towards ourselves; an act of grace, generosity and freedom to the people we care about; and a welcome offering of humility to the world.

12 Things Your Mom Was Right About

Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

No matter how impossible it may have seemed when you were a teenager, your mom may have actually known what she was talking about. What might have...

Jennifer Garner's Mom's Advice Has Become Her Mantra (WATCH)

Posted 10.16.2013 | MarloThomas

When Jennifer Garner joined me on Mondays With Marlo this week, she shared some of her mother's valuable advice. Jennifer's mom told her that she shou...

A 99-Year-Old Reveals The Real Secret To Long Life

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 08.06.2013 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

What makes for a happy, healthy life? I sought pearls of wisdom from my 99-year-old Bubbe. She is healthy by most standards, though I wouldn't go so far as to say she is 'happy' -- that is a tough word when you are 99. My Bubbe is best characterized as 'satisfied.'

How Our Moms Help Us De-Stress

Posted 05.11.2013 | Healthy Living

Sometimes you just need your mom -- no matter how old you are. Whether it's calling her for a soothing phone conversation, turning to her advice on st...

10 Things My Mother Always Says To Me

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Caitlin Shetterly Caitlin Shetterly, author of Made for You and Me, on the words she's hearing in a new way. The week my husband Dan and ...

The Best Advice My Mom Ever Gave Me

Posted 05.13.2012 | Teen

If there's one thing that moms are always good for, it's some great free advice. When you think about it, you might be surprised at how much your mot...

15 Things Your Mother Was Right About...

The Huffington Post | Stylelist Home Staff | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Now that Mother's Day is almost here, it's time to give her a great gift--a published acknowledgement that she was right! To show that mom really does...

Learning To Be a Leader From My Mom

David Grosso | Posted 07.08.2012 | DC
David Grosso

Ultimately, I am lucky and grateful to have such an amazing mother who has taught me what it means to do my part to make the world a better place, even if it means sacrificing a bit of comfort and freedom.

Memories Of My Mother

Posted 07.03.2012 | Women

On Mother's Day, it's really impossible not to think about your mother's life. My mother loved to sing, she loved to laugh, and she loved to tell joke...

Why Every (Happy) Person Needs A Greek Mom

Oprah.com | Posted 03.02.2012 | Women

1. Goddesses never rush. As women, we're powerful, my mother always told me. We're Aphrodite. We're Athena. We're Artemis. We're Hera. We're the go...