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How To Make Motherhood Moments Matter for Your Family

Amy Lu | Posted 06.17.2016 | Parents
Amy Lu

Life is busy. For stay-at-home moms, working moms, work-from-home moms, or any other kind of mom, life is rushing by. If you are like me, you are trying to capture the gloriously ordinary moments in your child's life.

Career Woman to Caregiver

Shanna B. Van Ness | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Shanna B. Van Ness

As I sat at my desk October 23rd, 2015 I began to devise a plan to off-board my managerial position at a large public serving institution I realized t...

Filmmaker Gayle Kirschenbaum: Reconciling with Mother

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.31.2016 | Women
Marcia G. Yerman

Negative mother and daughter relationships are more frequent than may be imagined. Feeling defined by a mother's pejorative observations and pronounce...

Should We Just Get Over It?

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

What matters is that the individual himself accept the time and energy needed to metabolize and integrate the psychic change in order to continue with life in the present.

Let Your Teen Girl Do This, She'll Be Glad You Did

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 05.19.2016 | Parents
Christopher A. Brown

The best thing you can do for your teen girl is to let her figure out life on her own. Do you find that advice hard to swallow? If you do, you're n...

Mom: You're Worth More than My Degree from Yale University

Nicole Angela Tinson | Posted 05.17.2016 | Black Voices
Nicole Angela Tinson

Graduating from Yale is such a huge milestone and accomplishment, and something I am very proud of, but watching the season finale of Empire or something on OWN or HGTV with you is better than walking across a stage in New Haven. At the end of the day mom, YOU are worth more than me than my degree.

When The Mother Of The Groom Just Can't Keep Her Mouth Shut

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 05.13.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

My youngest son -- the baby in our family -- got married last weekend. Was I ready? Is any mother ever ready?

I Came From a Combined Uterus

Abie Chan | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Abie Chan

My mom has two wombs and two vaginas. She is in the generation of 1960s and she didn't realize this situation until she got married.

Always a Red Rose for Mama

John W. Fountain | Posted 05.10.2016 | Black Voices
John W. Fountain

These memories help comfort me. For they are a reminder that for as long as I have life and breath, our mothers live inside of us. They are a reminder that a mother's love is eternal. And reason enough, for me, to always wear a red rose on Mother's Day.

My Mom: What I Want You to Know

Rumni Saha | Posted 05.09.2016 | Parents
Rumni Saha

How I Wish For This Again Where do I begin? Well − I had a magical childhood, largely because of my mom. Growing up I never saw her rest for a minu...

This Kind of Mother

Mel Burt-Gracik | Posted 05.12.2016 | Parents
Mel Burt-Gracik

When I read my journals, I get sucked in -- like when I've begun a novel that has captured my attention and heart. Each moment I'm reading I'm eager ...

Why I'm Lucky To Have An Awesome Mom

Chris Barnes | Posted 05.08.2016 | Women
Chris Barnes

My mom and I celebrating Easter in 1982. I still have the bunny. Photo courtesy Chris Barnes With today being Mother's Day, everyone across the coun...

Mother's Day Without Mom

Tam Warner Minton | Posted 05.06.2016 | Women
Tam Warner Minton

It seems strange not to be planning a gift and what we will do for my mom on Mother's Day. She passed away almost 3 years ago, and there are still times I think, "I want to tell mom that", before realizing she's not here anymore.

To Every Woman Without a Mother on Mother's Day

Shelly Lopez Gray | Posted 05.06.2016 | Parents
Shelly Lopez Gray

For anyone out there without their mother this Mother's Day, know that I'm thinking of you. I hope the emptiness is not overwhelming. I hope you don't suffocate on sadness, relinquish to regrets, or drown in despair. But more than anything, I hope the memories of your mother comfort and console you.

30 Things My Mother Taught Me

Walaa Chahine | Posted 05.06.2016 | Women
Walaa Chahine

It wasn't until this year that I truly began to value all she taught me -- the year after I graduated college and became my own person. Suddenly, everything my mother taught me about life was coming back to me. Here are 30 things my mother taught me that I didn't believe as a kid, but I 100% believe today.

That Kind of Mother

Mel Burt-Gracik | Posted 05.06.2016 | Parents
Mel Burt-Gracik

I am the kind of mom who is deliberate about growing and continually doing the hard work of finding myself and cultivating me. I lost myself in the blur of parenting, early career, and the work of managing a home with my partner.

7 NBA Superstars On How Much Their Moms Mean To Them

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 05.06.2016 | Sports

The blood spilled, sweat dripped and tears shed by every athlete en route to making it to the pros is a story as old as the NBA itself. A young LeBron...

5 Affordable Gift Ideas for Mother's Day That Will Make You Her Favorite Child

Teen Vogue | Posted 05.06.2016 | Style
Teen Vogue

For Teen Vogue, by Lily Herman. Photo: Courtesy of vendors Shopping for Mother's Day gifts can be tricky: It's hard to find items that don't cost a...

Mother's Day Gift Ideas 2016

Sana Alam Cordeaux | Posted 04.26.2016 | Style
Sana Alam Cordeaux

Everyone wants mom to feel special and sending flowers year after year can become a bit repetitive.

Moms by Zodiac Sign | Posted 04.25.2016 | Parents

In Astrology, no sign makes a "bad" mother or a "good" mother. But whether you're trying to better understand your own mom, or predict what kind of mo...

9 Things Modern Moms Sport Instead of Mom Jeans

Rachel Garlinghouse | Posted 04.22.2016 | Parents
Rachel Garlinghouse

Today, there's a new mom uniform, and you might just be wearing it right now. Let's see, shall we?

25 Adorably Honest Mother's Day Cards

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.29.2016 | Women

There are better options for Mother's Day than the average (read: corny) Hallmark card. With Mother's Day coming up on May 8, we've rounded up a few a...

Waiting for Baby: Story of My Miscarriages

Marilisa Vergottini | Posted 04.20.2016 | Parents
Marilisa Vergottini

A whopping six pregnancies in six years, four losses in thirteen months and I can feel the hope slipping. And yet. And yet. We will keep trying.

The Poem "Angelina Jolie"

Peter Reynosa | Posted 04.20.2016 | Entertainment
Peter Reynosa

I wrote this poem in 2012, and it first appeared on Youtube. She seems to be going through a rough time and hopefully this will help uplift her spirits.

5 Years Later -- Finding Strength Amidst Grief

Jan Angilella | Posted 04.15.2016 | Women
Jan Angilella

So here I am, five years later. It still hurts. I still cry. But then I think about how she'd likely be very happy about all the new things I've done in the past five years and how I've decided to follow the Italy dream. As I wrote in 2012, to stop reaching for a goal would be a disservice to her.