Regardless of how we feel about people who are in prison, children have a right to see, to touch, and to speak with their parents (obviously, provided doing so poses no risks for the child).
This year, I invite you to join me in thinking more broadly about mothering, and in passing along these Mother's Day sentiments.
I continue to believe that it will only be when gender parity is achieved in positions of power in youth sports that its full potential will be realized for all our children.
Many of you are without a mother on this Mother's Day for varying reasons. Some of you are mothers without your children on this Mother's Day. But we are never without the need for a mother and mothering.
With Mother's Day coming right around the corner, it is important to remember everything they have done to get us where we are today. I'm not sure abo...
I looked down at my car keys, swinging from their red lanyard. It was February. No one goes prom dress shopping in February. But when everyone went in March and April, she'd be dead.
Mother's Day is approaching fast, and what mom doesn't deserve a delicious treat? These gorgeous sweets will show the special moms in your life just how much you appreciate them.
This life can be unkind, but together, we can make it a little safer place for the hurting mothers on this Mother's Day. If you have a hurting mother in your life -- whether they be a friend or family, make this day a little easier to bear for them. Remember them. Acknowledge them.
There are a million different ways to cook potatoes, all of them good. Vinegar will clean pretty much anything.
This year I am turning 40 and this year there is no dad around to whisper reminders in the kid's ears. The triviality of all of this is not lost on me, but I am who I am and these occasions are important to me. To me they matter.
The daughter in me realizes that this is considered uncommon and for some even weird. The mother in me asks, "why is it so strange to want to work with your mother?" What is it about the mother/daughter relationship that makes our situation considered so unique?
I calmly said, "I am a good mother. I made a mistake, I'm human, but I am a good mother." Silence. Like 20 seconds of silence. Which was reward enough. But then this: "It's OK if we don't make it, Mom."
No mother, anywhere, has ever been heard to say, "I'm totally well-rested! I need less sleep!" So, let her sleep in.
As I sit outside the dressing room waiting for her to parade her curated thrift outfit or even during our occasional forays to H&M, I can't help but think of my mother and me in the same scene thirty years ago. But this time, with my own daughter, it's different.
Could classic mother's day gifts like flowers and jewelry be toxic? Here are a few things you should know when you're shopping sustainably for mom.
You can still give mom a wonderful (and healthy) surprise with my delicious recipe for apricot-almond cake.