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Mothers Day Gifts

Reflections on Mother's Day

Honey Good | Posted 05.21.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

May 10th arrived. My husband brought me coffee and a sweet roll with a Mother's Day card sealed with a kiss. After reading the card and thanking him, I said, "The phone hasn't rung yet?"

9 Reasons Why You Should Spoil Your Mom on Mother's Day

Holly Rust | Posted 05.08.2015 | Parents
Holly Rust

Have the flu? Strep throat? Sorry, get your butt to work. When you're a mom, there aren't any days off. You can't tell your kid, "Sorry, you're not eating today because mommy is sick." You have to pick yourself up and take one for the team.

An Open Letter to Non-Single Moms

Deandra Coleman | Posted 05.08.2015 | Parents
Deandra Coleman

At the end of the day, material things don't matter. But for a single mom, who wears so many hats every single day, who is many times both mom and dad and who never gets any time off, a simple card signed by her children on mother's day could mean the world to her. So I urge all you non-single parents, if you know a single mom, pick up her kids, help them pick out a card and sign it.

How to Really Support Mom on Mother's Day (Hint: Ditch the Flowers)

Jacqueline Wilson | Posted 05.07.2015 | Parents
Jacqueline Wilson

Poll any of the moms in the room with you or on your social media what they would like to get for Mother's Day and you will start to see overwhelmingly similar answers that will boil down to some form of "time alone" or "me time."

What Kids Are Really Thinking on Mother's Day

Janice Kaplan | Posted 05.07.2015 | Parents
Janice Kaplan

On Mother's Day, young kids cheerfully give their moms flowers, candy, or whatever bauble Dad has helped them buy. But they're often mystified. Why say thanks to mom? Isn't she supposed to take care of you?

'Hotel Room' -- A Video From The Pump and Dump

Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee | Posted 05.07.2015 | Parents
Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee

Here's a video from one of our songs at The Pump and Dump Show dedicated to every single mom on the planet. It's also dedicated to anyone who wants to give a mother the best present ever.

How to Ruin Mother's Day

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Overnight shipping from Amazon. Panicked, last minute phone calls to florists. Saturday night drug store runs to track down the last Mother's Day card. Just this once, forget about all that. This Mother's Day, do something different. Do something radical. Do something, dare I say, sacrilegious: Don't buy your mother a gift.

17 Mother's Day Gifts That Won't Cost You A Penny

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 05.07.2015 | HuffPost Home

You can't deny that moms deserve a day to be celebrated, but every year Mother's Day somehow creeps up on kids of all ages much quicker than antic...

9 Ways To Make Your Mom Feel Extra Special on Mother's Day

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 05.06.2015 | Parents
Jacqueline Whitmore

When you lose you mom, you lose your fan club. That's why it's important to celebrate your mom while she's still in your life.

Your Skincare-Obsessed Mom Wants These Mother's Day Gifts

Janna Mandell | Posted 05.06.2015 | Style
Janna Mandell

Your earliest memories are of your Mom slathering exotic creams on her face and scaring you with alien-green mud masks. She has always used sunscreen and her skin shows it. Give Mom an upgrade to her skincare routine this Mother's Day and show her you've been paying attention all these years.

Last Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas for the Spa-Addicted Mama

Janna Mandell | Posted 06.01.2015 | Style
Janna Mandell

As a mother, I can assure you nothing says "Happy Mother's Day" better than a day at the spa. (Are you listening, handsome husband?) But also as a mother, I can assure you that most Moms can't find the time to actually go to a spa.

Flower Power: Blooms That Create a Better Life for Mothers Throughout the World

Fair Trade USA | Posted 05.06.2015 | Impact
Fair Trade USA

With this fast-growing global flower market comes a variety of challenges, especially for the many workers involved in picking and packing these international symbols of love.

Why I Won't Be Getting Flowers for Mother's Day

Teresa Kindred | Posted 05.06.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

"It's 27 years old, Mom," he said. "I figure if it's lived that long, it's safe with you. Plus, you don't have to water it often."

David Moye

Take Out Your Credit Cards! We've Found The Weirdest Mother's Day Gifts | David Moye | Posted 05.06.2015 | Weird News

Being a mother is a crazy job. You have to raise these bizarre little blobs known as babies into human-type creatures that, hopefully, can find a prod...

A Mother's Day Gift Guide For The Fun, Domestic Goddess

Kait Hanson | Posted 05.05.2015 | Taste
Kait Hanson

Because April showers bring both May flowers and Mother's Day (every year, friends) I wanted to put together a gift guide for the kitchen-minded moms in your life.

The Mother's Day Gift Idea You Never Thought Of

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.07.2015 | Style

Photo Credit: Wonky Wonderful Shopping for a Mother's Day gift can be nerve-wracking. Maybe it's because the women in our lives deserve so much m...

Real Moms Reveal What They Really Want For Mother's Day

Sybil Brun | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents
Sybil Brun

I'd love to sleep in past 7 a.m.. I'd love to snuggle my baby without getting my face slapped, scratched and snatched in one fell swoop.

What I Really Want For Mother's Day

Courtney Carter | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents
Courtney Carter

I want my phone to myself for ONE day. My phone has been completely deleted before and locked more times than I can count. MY PHONE. TO MYSELF. ONE DAY. You don't know how to count to 10, so how do you know how to use a camera and the YouTube app?

Happy Mother's Resentment Day

MotherWoman | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents

I remember standing on the porch in the rain on one of my first Mother's Days and sobbing because no one did anything special for me.

The End of Mother's Day?

Catherine Tinsley | Posted 05.04.2015 | Women
Catherine Tinsley

Although I wholeheartedly endorse the appreciation of moms (and dads), the "give a card and gift to honor Mom once a year" mentality seems like a bit of a raw deal to me. More importantly, the traditional notion of Mother's Day does not capture the reality of today's mothers in many ways.

5 Gift Ideas for the Makeup-Loving Mama

Janna Mandell | Posted 05.04.2015 | Style
Janna Mandell

The mom you're shopping for is no stranger to a statement lip and a swipe of mascara before leaving the house. Her "me time" is usually spent in front of her vanity, playing with her many palettes and brushes. Don't disappoint her again this Mother's Day with a weak potted flower.

10 Great Gift Ideas for a Writer Mom on Mother's Day

L.L. Barkat | Posted 05.03.2015 | Books
L.L. Barkat

From life as a mom-writer, to tips on self-care for the creative soul, from inspirational writing prompts to books that will affirm what I call "writing in place" -- plus, at least one career-aimed title -- these recommendations will delight.

4 Steps to Non-Toxic Mother's Day Gifts

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 06.29.2015 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

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.

12 Beauty Products Your Mom Actually Wants For Mother's Day | Posted 06.28.2015 | Style

So, here are 12 beauty products for every type of mom. They've been carefully selected by yours truly, in the hopes that your mom will received a personalized and, more importantly, thoughtful, present this Mother's Day.

11 Luxe Mother's Day Gifts That Won't Break The Bank

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.28.2015 | Style

If it were up to us, our Mother's Day gifts would consist of diamonds, pearls, round-trip tickets to Paris, and anything else our moms wanted. But ala...