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In Mumbai: Empowering Women, One Call at a Time

Colleen Hancock | Posted 02.21.2015 | Impact
Colleen Hancock

Motherhood is a universal journey, and that access to good information is a universal right. We believe that small shifts in understanding can perpetuate great shifts toward healthy behaviors.

Henry Miller's iPod

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 02.18.2015 | Fifty
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

"According to my tracking stats on who reads the blog and where they come from, most of my hits seem to be for phrases like pubic hair, masturbation or hot mother-in-laws." She looked out the window and tapped her cheek, perplexed. "Why is that, I wonder?"

Christmas Is Not Always a Time of Joy for New Parents

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

This staggering death toll of mothers and babies -- at least two-thirds of whom could be saved with adequate care -- represents one of the greatest health challenges of the 21st century.

'Mothers Without Boundaries' Is Here To Help Women With Those Kinds Of Moms

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 12.18.2014 | Comedy

You should have married that doctor. It's tough when you have a mother who focuses on your faults rather than your successes. "Nobody's perfect, mo...

So THIS Is Motherhood?

Regan Long | Posted 02.15.2015 | Parents
Regan Long

I've traded my lightweight and trendy purse for a diaper bag so big it barely fits in my vehicle. I've traded being on time for giving fashionably late a whole new meaning.

Mom Scolds Pundit Sons On Live TV

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.16.2014 | Media

We've all been embarrassed by our mothers at one time or another. But chances are our moms never called in to scold us on live national television. ...

I Photograph To Remember

Alishia Osborn | Posted 02.11.2015 | Parents
Alishia Osborn

I like to take photos of things that may be a bit out of the ordinary: My kids eating, a random trip to Goodwill, the horrid bed head my middle child wakes up with every morning.

Give a Gift to Yourself This Holiday Season

MotherWoman | Posted 02.08.2015 | Parents

By Annette Cycon The Holidays. What comes up for you when you hear those words? Joy and excitement? Dread and avoidance? Most moms we speak to feel ...

The Warm Embrace From the Club I'll Never Belong To

Justine Brooks Froelker | Posted 02.08.2015 | Books
Justine Brooks Froelker

I am practicing my patience, some days with gritted teeth and total white knuckles, but I am actively practicing it trying to relax in the hammock (I ...

The Education Of The Motherless Daughter

Kathleen Smith | Posted 02.04.2015 | Women
Kathleen Smith

With enough kindness towards youtself, enough head pats and good snacks, you grow fond of the person you are because of, and in spite of, losing your mom.

When Christmas Is Painful

Lisa Farnham and Ashley Taylor | Posted 02.02.2015 | Parents
Lisa Farnham and Ashley Taylor

I pulled out the list and began to make my way through it, finding that some names were easy to add to the delete columns, while others were a little harder, but still necessary. But then the unexpected happened.

Am I Destined to Become My Mother?

Rosjke Hasseldine | Posted 02.02.2015 | Women
Rosjke Hasseldine

When I map a woman's mother-daughter history, I see the beliefs and behaviors she has inherited from her mother. I see how history repeats itself between her and her mother, and between her mother and her grandmother, despite the changes feminism has brought to their lives.

Mom's Entrance

Gayle Kirschenbaum | Posted 02.01.2015 | Fifty
Gayle Kirschenbaum

At 91, she is a phenomenon. When she is at home in Boca Raton, by 7:00 a.m. she is at the athletic center -- they never call it a gym in her gated community of Boca Pointe. Pointe spelled with an "e" at the end, don't forget it.

I Love You, Rosie

Jodie Preiss | Posted 02.01.2015 | Women
Jodie Preiss

I will be forever grateful that I had those two weeks before the fight began. Those two weeks that seemed to be just us -- cocooned in her hospital room. Two friends, mother and daughter. A bond that had survived distance and disagreement. A bond that had lasted for almost 38 years.

Truth, Lies And The Elf On The Shelf

Erica Ford | Posted 02.01.2015 | Parents
Erica Ford

I looked over at my daughter and wondered where she got her hearty constitution. If someone gave me a doll-man and told me it would watch my every move and then astrally project itself at night, I'd have chronic diarrhea and never sleep again.

Mothers and Lovers: From Parenting to Romance

Wray Herbert | Posted 02.01.2015 | Science
Wray Herbert

Scientists wanted to see if children's experiences with their parents shape their nervous system responses much later on, when they are in romantic relationships. They wanted to see if children's experiences with their parents shape their nervous system responses much later on, when they are in romantic relationships.

9 Truths 'Moms of Boys Only' Need To Know

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 02.01.2015 | Parents
Abby Rodman, LICSW

My sister (a mother of girls only) would marvel when my little boys would pick me flowers or caress my hair. They learn how to love women -- and how to be loved by women -- from you.

How My 4-Year-Old Daughter Helped Launch My Writing Career

Mary Hickey | Posted 01.31.2015 | Parents
Mary Hickey

It's easy to forget in the daily grind of motherhood that the life your children watch you live is just as important as the life you give.

6 Silly Thanksgiving Memories of Mom

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 01.28.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

My mother died on November 1, so this is our first Thanksgiving without her. To make the occasion less painful, I've decided to think of funny things she used to do before dementia took her away.

A Son's Photograph

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 01.26.2015 | Parents
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

Her tears said more than my words could express. As much as we were full of indignation, we were three white moms who had never considered bringing a photo of our sons to the local police station to say, "please don't shoot my child."

6 Tips to a Happier Holiday For Moms

Natalie Diaz | Posted 01.25.2015 | Parents
Natalie Diaz

Whether you forget to have a tiny screwdriver on hand or you forget to pick up the batteries at the store, make sure you have the miscellaneous odds and ends you need before this holiday gets started.

To Her, I Was

Tricia McCallum | Posted 01.25.2015 | Parents
Tricia McCallum

Her name was Catherine. Her favorite song was "Imagine" by John Lennon. Her favorite color, yellow. She knew the words to just about any song you could name and would sing at the drop of a hat.

Dear Governor Beebe: Please Bring Belynda Home for the Holidays

Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2015 | Crime
Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg

To the police, Belynda wasn't a victim. She wasn't a stunned and grieving widow with three children. She was a suspect. No, she was worse. In their eyes, she was the perpetrator.

The 5 Types of Friends All Women Need

Angela Keck | Posted 01.24.2015 | Women
Angela Keck

Every one of us needs that one friend who knows more about any given subject than we do. If you need advice on parenting, on cooking, on finding a mate or balancing your bank statement, this is the friend to call.

Lights Go on Part XXXV -- For Mom

Thomas Bähler | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

it's always been easier to describe my relationship with my dad   man to man   even when i was a child   my mother was more complicated beautifull...