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LISTEN: Our Mother's Day Spotify Playlist, Featuring Tupac, Kanye West, Drake And More

Posted 05.11.2013 | Black Voices

Showcasing your love for mom can come in many different forms, whether it’s spending quality time or providing a sentimental gift, there’s no limi...

Cristina Costantini

Separated On Mother's Day: Deported Moms With American Children

HuffingtonPost.com | Cristina Costantini | Posted 05.13.2012 | Latino Voices

As the rest of the nation celebrates the importance of motherhood Sunday, thousands of young Americans will, for the first time, be without their moms...

Is the Time Magazine Breastfeeding Cover Over the Line in Terms of Good Taste?

Quora | Posted 07.11.2012 | Parents
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Shannon Turlington, Mother This photo is designed to be shocking and (pardon the pun) titillating. ...

Katherine Bindley

How To Order Mother's Day Flowers She'll Actually Like

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.09.2012 | Parents

When it comes to giving -- or receiving -- Mother's Day flowers, it's supposed to be the thought that counts. And of course it does. But at the same t...

Montezuma Castle & A Mom's Magical Gifts

Meg Pier | Posted 07.09.2012 | Fifty
Meg Pier

Just as the sparse landscape of the Sinagua is a monument to survival skills and, ultimately, surrender, my mother's legacy will include rising to challenges and bowing to the inevitable.

PHOTOS: Stylish Moms Of The Huffington Post!

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener & Michelle Manetti | Posted 05.12.2012 | Style

Is YOUR mom fashion savvy? This Mother's Day, we were inspired by Piper Weiss' amazing My Mom The Style Icon blog and her corresponding book. (She'...

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.

My Mother, Myself

Cory Zacker | Posted 07.09.2012 | Parents
Cory Zacker

When my son was younger and deep in the throes of a textbook Oedipal Complex, he looked at me with all sincerity and said, "Mom, why did you marry Dad? Why didn't you wait for me?"

M is for the Many Things...

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 07.03.2012 | Women
Ethlie Ann Vare

My mother looked like Grace Kelly in her prime and acted like Shirley MacLaine in Terms of Endearment

Like Mother, Like Daughter?

Michelle Persad | Posted 07.02.2012 | Women
Michelle Persad

I don't even mind that some people, when informed that I'm my mother's child, might think I'm adopted. I don't mind that it looks like she chose me.

3 Steps To Maintaining Your Identity After Marriage

Jane Atkinson | Posted 06.30.2012 | Weddings
Jane Atkinson

If we're not careful, our essence and identity can become absorbed by all of our titles: wife, mother, friend, daughter, employee, coach.

Executive Function Dysfunction?

Leslie King, LCSW | Posted 06.30.2012 | Parents
Leslie King, LCSW

In essence, parents would do well to understand that teenagers develop execution function capacities at different times and in individual ways.

Drawing the Great Work: Ann McCoy's (R)evolutionary "Ovum Philosophorum"

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 06.30.2012 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

The patriarch is not only external but exists inside of all of us. Until we can transmute the inner authority that denies quantum leaps generated by multiple expanding consciousness, we cannot embody a new cyclical paradigm. The artist shows us the way.

Turning Boys Into Men: 4 Ways to Expand Your Son's "Boy Power"

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 06.30.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

We as a culture have held fast to the idea that we need to protect the boundaries between male and female. This is wrong, and even dangerous. Instead, we need to be reframing the discussion, and asking: What makes a boy a boy?

The Real Cry: A Daughter's Expression Evolves

Rachel Sherman | Posted 06.23.2012 | Parents
Rachel Sherman

Even though you can both give your hurt the same name, it doesn't make you any less alone.

'Mom Wrote A Book'

Jennifer Handford | Posted 06.23.2012 | Parents
Jennifer Handford

At this moment in time, I'm an author, a job title as inspired and dreamy as a veterinarian, fire fighter, plumber, or Dolly Madison truck driver.

The Startling Truth I Discovered In My Vacation Photos

Elise Sax | Posted 06.16.2012 | Fifty
Elise Sax

When did this happen? The last I looked, I was pretty much my own self with my own eyes and nose. But now, my mom has taken over, and my cheeks, my chin, my whole profile is hers.

The Missing Ingredient in "Getting" Women Who Are Mothers

Carol Smaldino | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Carol Smaldino

It's called empathy. And without it some votes will be won, and some women will be seduced by one leader or another saying, for the most part that he ...

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Do One For The Moms

Posted 04.14.2012 | Home

In collaboration with activist organization Every Mother Counts, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros released a song that lead vocalist Alex Ebert wr...

Taking Words From My Mouth: A Mother/Daughter Story

Rachel Sherman | Posted 06.11.2012 | Home
Rachel Sherman

When I was a baby, my mother told me that my father fantasized that once I could talk, I would tell them all of the things I had been thinking from the time I could not.

The Shocking Item One Mom Found In Her Son's Shoe

Posted 04.11.2012 | Parents

Georgia mother Jan Baird said she found a rifle bullet inside her 6-year-old son's new baseball cleats, WTVM reports. The woman said her son had t...

A Mother's Reflections on the Death of Trayvon Martin

Frances Cudjoe Waters | Posted 05.21.2012 | Black Voices
Frances Cudjoe Waters

I am scared. It is not a new fear, but one that has never gone away, and is heightened as I look at my three beautiful boys. These precious ones, for whom my husband and I have lovingly and willingly sacrificed much.

What Not to Say to Single Women Who Long to Be Moms

Melanie Notkin | Posted 04.24.2012 | Women
Melanie Notkin

We all know that going through infertility treatments can be incredibly challenging for couples. But single women who yearn to be mothers go through their own heartache.

Counting Fathers as Babysitters: Why It Matters

Kristin Maschka | Posted 04.14.2012 | Parents
Kristin Maschka

Today's parents have an uphill battle. We're struggling to share parenting and employment roles but the government tells us that when dad takes care of the kids it's a childcare arrangement, but when moms do it, it's just what moms do.

What New Mothers Need to Know About Motherhood

Mia Redrick | Posted 04.07.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

Because my mother lost herself in motherhood and gave her children everything she had, she forgot to leave much for herself and had to reacquaint herself with the "Me" in Mommy.