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The Radical History Of Mothers Day

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 07.11.2013 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

Although I've never seen it on a pastel flowered greeting card, Mother's Day honors a progressive feminist, inclusive, non-violent vision for world community

Motherhood, Apple Pie and Manipulation

Donna Highfill | Posted 07.09.2013 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

Yes, I love my children, but motherhood is not the same thing as being a mom. Motherhood is a state created by guilt and judgment and is reinforced once a year with bad breakfasts and corsages.

'From the Bosom of the Devastated Earth,' a History of Mother's Day for Peace

Matthew Albracht | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Matthew Albracht

Too few Americans are aware that early advocates of Mother's Day in the United States originally envisioned it as a day of peace, to honor and support mothers who lost sons and husbands to the carnage of the Civil War.

When You're Not a Mother on Mother's Day

Melanie Notkin | Posted 07.09.2012 | Women
Melanie Notkin

Babies are born from the womb. Maternity is born from the soul. There are many ways to mother.

Why We Can Never Do Enough for Mother's Day (No Really, We Can't)

Wendy Braitman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Braitman

With Mother's Day hours away, I would like to honor my beloved mother, by using the word mother in a sentence as often as possible.

Mother's Day Celebration Reaches 100th Anniversary

AP | APRIL VITELLO | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

GRAFTON, W.Va. — On this 100th anniversary of Mother's Day, the woman credited with creating one of the world's most celebrated holidays probabl...