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Mothers Day 2012

7 Thing My Mom Did That Shocked Me

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 07.09.2014 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I felt threatened and angry by my mom's intense emotions. I couldn't feel how this moment was different from moments in the past.

A Toast to Imperfect Mother's Days

Beth Jones | Posted 07.15.2012 | Parents
Beth Jones

The only photo I have from this year's Mother's Day is of my son standing between a barrel of swords and a heavy-set Steampunk in a Revolutionary War costume.

(Graduation) Hats Off to Mothers

Anne Mosle | Posted 07.15.2012 | Impact
Anne Mosle

With Mother's Day flowers still fresh and commencements kicking off this week, let's turn our energy toward saluting the achievements of resilient student mothers.

A Real Gift to Mothers: Join the Fight Against Malaria

Elizabeth Gore | Posted 07.14.2012 | Impact
Elizabeth Gore

The Kakuma refugee camp is mostly women and children, resilient mothers who grabbed their little ones and braved a dangerous journey to escape conflict. Thanks to UNHCR, they are safe from violence; now, their enemy is a mosquito.

Obamacare Is Good for Moms

Jessica Arons | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Jessica Arons

People always say good health is the greatest gift, so let's make health a priority this Mother's Day. Now that I am a mother myself, I am even more a...

'It Was A Hard Sell' A NASCAR Mom Looks Back On Her Son's Start

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.13.2012 | Sports

“It was a hard sell,” Lee Smith recalls of her son's early interest in racing. Looking back, NASCAR driver Regan Smith and his mother, Lee, are gl...

Man Makes Amends For Stealing Plants – In 1958

AP | Posted 07.13.2012 | Good News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — No matter how much digging investigators did, the crime remained open until a thief turned himself in and returned the fruits...

Your Mom Was Right

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

To this day, I use the essential nutrition advice that my mom bestowed upon me. She simply wanted me to practice mindful eating. As a mother and nutritionist, it's a value that I now work to instill in my own children and clients.

Insights Into Mother's Day

Dr. Isaac Eliaz | Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Isaac Eliaz

The strong life energy of the spring moves our emotions, and if we are listening, we can find the places where our energy is stuck -- the places that need healing.

Power Moms: 10 Women Who Run This City, While Raising A Family

Posted 05.13.2012 | Chicago

Being a mother is surely a full-time job; for many women it's their only one. But many high-powered, motivated career women across Chicago and Illinoi...

WATCH: Google Celebrates Mother's Day

Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology

Google on May 13 once again made over its homepage logo, this time in celebration of Mother's Day. The interactive doodle begins with a lone letter...

A Woman in Wine: Inspira Features Entrepreneur Amelia Ceja

Saray Deiseil | Posted 07.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Saray Deiseil

We believe, "If they can do it, we can too." And on Mother's day, there isn't a better leader to highlight, than someone who has always been there for us, our Mother.

PHOTOS: Celebrate YOUR Fabulous Mom!

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.13.2012 | Black Voices

Like the song says, "I'll always love my mama--she's my favorite girl!"--and we at the HuffPost Black Voices couldn't agree more! So in celebration...

Cindy Y. Rodriguez

Nannies Seek Recognition For Their Role As 'Shadow Mothers'

HuffingtonPost.com | Cindy Y. Rodriguez | Posted 05.14.2012 | Latino Voices

No one can do it all, especially working mothers. Nannies are becoming more essential to the economy and an integral part of nuclear, functioning ...

The Best And Worst Animal Mamas

Posted 06.21.2012 | Green

From Vetstreet's Linda Lombardi: The last thing modern moms need is yet another reason to feel that they're not doing a good enough job. In the ani...

A Letter To My Favorite TV Mom

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Copper complexion. Almond-shaped eyes. Jet black hair. Infectious smile. Clair Huxtable, no other TV mom has lived up to your iconic beauty or brains....

Julee Wilson

WATCH: A Single Mother's $10,000 Surprise!

HuffingtonPost.com | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.13.2012 | Black Voices

Shenee Crespo's days start early, often well before the sun rises and her five children are awakened for the mad scramble that is their morning routin...

The Best Advice My Mom Ever Gave Me

Posted 05.13.2012 | Teen

If there's one thing that moms are always good for, it's some great free advice. When you think about it, you might be surprised at how much your mot...

WATCH: 54 Years Later, Man Replants Flowers He Stole For Mother

Posted 05.14.2012 | Good News

A Kentucky man who stole hydrangeas from Nashville's Centennial Park to give to his mother in 1958 has now replanted the flowers in her memory, using ...

On Mother's Day, The Proud Mother Of A Gay Daughter Celebrates A Presidential Stand For Equality

Shari Johnson | Posted 07.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Shari Johnson

When I learned of President Obama's support of same sex-marriage this week, my emotions ran amok -- surprise, hope, excitement, joy -- joy because the marriage of my daughter and daughter-in-law was recognized as a good thing by the highest office in the land.

'A Mom's Hug Lasts Long After She Lets Go': To My Mom On Mother's Day

Robyn Harper | Posted 07.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Robyn Harper

It was a brave step, I thought, for my mom. She didn't know how it would turn out. It was a chance she was willing to take. She knew she didn't have it wrong. She had always known. She had been happy to let me come out in my own time, but something encouraged her to make the first move.

This Mother's Day, Let's Stand Together To Protect Our LGBT Children

Elke Kennedy | Posted 07.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Elke Kennedy

I am reaching out to other moms who might or might not accept of the fact that their son or daughter is gay. Most of you do not know what it is like to receive a phone call like I got at 4:30 a.m. telling me that something had happened to my child.

It’s Time For The Boy Scouts Of America To Respect All Mothers

Jennifer Tyrrell | Posted 07.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Jennifer Tyrrell

Last month, the Boy Scouts of America notified me that I would no longer be allowed to serve as leader of my son's Scouts troop, because I'm gay and pose a "distraction" to the Scouts' core values. This Mother's Day, I have a message for the Boy Scouts: I am a mother, not a distraction.

What Mother's Day Means To Our Family

Lillian Rivera | Posted 07.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Lillian Rivera

On this Mother's Day we will honor our little family of three. We will celebrate our love, our commitment, and our journey as parents of an amazing child who inspires us to laugh, love, and enjoy and accept life's lessons.

Motherhood: Ecstatic, Frenzied And Exhausted

Staceyann Chin | Posted 07.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Staceyann Chin

Last year, on Mother's day, I found out I was pregnant. I can hardly believe it's been a year since that gleeful Mother's Day. Only a year later, and life is a completely different shade of tumbling. I have become the mother of a rather scrumptious little girl.