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Mothers and Children

What To Expect When You're An Expecting Social Entrepreneur

Shivani Garg Patel | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Shivani Garg Patel

Creating a human being and creating a social venture have a lot in common: unexpected challenges, incremental growth, and the immense satisfaction of making something out of thin air. Not only do both endeavors involve a tremendous amount of change, but it's the kind of change that makes you realize your life will always be different from the way it was before.

Every Child's Wishes And Dreams Matter

Amanda Peet | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Amanda Peet

As a social worker, my Mom dedicated her career to helping other people. After she retired, she volunteered helping immigrant students prepare for their GEDs. Because of her, I've always been curious about other countries and cultures, and have tried to find ways to help people in need.

Mothers Are Warriors

Victoria Justice | Posted 06.11.2014 | Impact
Victoria Justice

Every mother wants their daughter to be able to follow her dreams. My mom gave me that gift and as this Mother's Day approaches, I hope we can all help the mothers and girls around the world who need a voice and our support to gain access to the basic rights that we take for granted.

Bring Every Good Thing To Our Children

Melinda Gates | Posted 03.31.2014 | Impact
Melinda Gates

Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good in the world.

I View Mothers With Awe

Annie Lennox | Posted 03.21.2014 | Impact
Annie Lennox

I appreciate my mother and everything she went through. As a woman and mother, I passionately believe that women everywhere in the world deserve access to sexual and reproductive health care.

A Life-Saving Tip, From One Mother To Another

Toyin Ojora-Saraki | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Toyin Ojora-Saraki

And that was how a tip from one mother, through another mother, to a third mother, about a drug used in villages and small towns in a developing country, along with state of the art medical technology and expertise, saved the life of my friend, in a top-level hospital in one of the world's most developed cities.

Kids, Do Not Call Mom

Deborah Divine | Posted 01.18.2012 | Fifty
Deborah Divine

I've told my adult children that for their own good - for their own, beautiful, hopeful, optimistic good, they are not to call me. No contact I said, until I can find a way to finally wrangle this malady to the mat.

Dealing With Grief On Mother's Day

Wendy Litner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Litner

I know others take comfort in visiting lost loved ones, but it doesn't really do much for me. I don't believe my mom is really there. My mom isn't anywhere.