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Mothers Day Gifts

This Was All The Mama Lovin' On Instagram

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 05.11.2014 | Style

Now THIS was the day to Instagram that bouquet of flowers you got for your mom. This Mother's Day, we tracked all the mama lovin' on Insta -- from...

A Mother's Day Letter to My College Daughter

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 07.09.2014 | College
Kathleen Buckstaff

As we celebrate Mother's Day and your upcoming graduation, let yourself fall in love with older women -- women you deeply admire. Let their grit, humor, strength and wisdom inspire you, permeate you, and change you on a cellular level.

A Mother's Day Toast

Debra Pickett | Posted 07.09.2014 | Parents
Debra Pickett

I gave it up because I just couldn't figure out how to be the kind of journalist I aspired to be while also being the kind of mother I aspired to be.

The Perfect Gift This Mother's Day Is Not What You Think

Lauren Jackman | Posted 07.09.2014 | Parents
Lauren Jackman

Before pregnancy, babies and vomit, I was a woman. During pregnancy, I was a woman too. In my early stages of parenthood, I still would have called myself a woman. But now I barely resemble one. Now I'm a mother.

18 Things NOT To Get Mom For Mother's Day

Kristen Howerton | Posted 07.09.2014 | Parents
Kristen Howerton

17. A coupon book, if you are over 12. Look, it's cute that I can trade a coupon for a hug, but there are only so many times I'll make a transaction for your affection.

No More Mother's Day for Me: I Remember Mom

Howard Barbanel | Posted 07.09.2014 | Fifty
Howard Barbanel

During the past two years of her life Mom faded out in a fog of dementia exacerbated by a series of mini-strokes which robbed her of her memory, much of her personality and her ability to live life in any kind of vital way. My mother was the personification of vitality, so to have had that taken away was a cruel punishment.

A Mother's Day Gift Idea for New Empty Nest Husbands

Shira Dicker | Posted 07.09.2014 | Fifty
Shira Dicker

It is at this very moment in your marriage -- the transition into New Empty Nesters; kids just out of the house -- that you need to re-consider Mother's Day's meaning for the hardworking woman you have lived with.

How One Woman Helped an Orphan Beat the Odds

Lynn M. Croneberger | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Lynn M. Croneberger

A day dedicated to mothers is beautiful. And, we need to realize that there are still 17.9 million orphaned and abandoned children who need mothers of their own. These children may never have the opportunity to grow up in a loving, stable home.

6 Things Moms Really Want For Mother's Day

Ulli Appelbaum | Posted 07.09.2014 | Parents
Ulli Appelbaum

It can be a few hours to do whatever she wants, relax, go shopping, do nothing, or all these things she usually doesn't have time for. It is not about spending the day away from the family. Rather, it is about being able to indulge for a couple of hours in whatever she wants to indulge in, and then spend the rest of the day with the family.

The Best Mother's Day Gift: A Mom's Time Out

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

This Mother's Day, be good to yourselves, moms. Make a list of things that make you happy, and carve out time to do these things once a day, or at least once a week.

Why Is Mother's Day More Important Than Father's Day?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Mother's Day Without A Mother: 10 Ways to Keep Her Memory Alive

Meryl Ain, Ed.D. | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.

I remember the first Mother's Day after my mother died. Although it was a combined birthday/Mother's Day celebration for me, a huge cloud of grief engulfed me. When I look back, I recall a beautiful family, a lovely brunch, a delicious cake... and my ongoing, pervasive sorrow.

6 Stylish, Last-Minute Mother's Day Gifts You Can Make

CraftFoxes | Posted 07.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
CraftFoxes

If you're staring down your calendar to Mother's Day, and have a mother who expects more than the standard-issue flowers, you're in luck. The sassy, classy gifts collected in this list can be crafted in one afternoon.

Why Do Moms Kick Ass?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 07.07.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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6 Imbibe-Approved Mother's Day Gifts

Imbibe | Posted 07.06.2014 | Taste
Imbibe

Shower mom with one (or more!) of these Imbibe-approved gifts and we promise she'll be pleased as punch.

Mum's the Word: It's Time to Take Back Mother's Day

Manilla.com | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Manilla.com

Last year I had the perfect Mother's Day. I went for a run followed by a 90-minute massage and spent an hour on the couch watching an episode of Mad Men. It was everything Mother's Day should be -- but on a Wednesday.

5 Mother's Day Gift Ideas to Spoil Your Globetrotting Mom

AskMen.com | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
AskMen.com

After she's been out in the sun, she can use this product to soothe, hydrate and heal her skin so she doesn't have to worry about solar damage.

A Subtle Mother's Day Prayer: Remembering Where We Came From and Saying Thanks

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

The old question, "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?" seems to beg for a modern day revision. It is less important which came first, and far more miraculous and relevant that a chicken and an egg go together, that they are linked.

20 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gifts That Will Make You Look Really Thoughtful

Posted 05.07.2014 | Parents

Mother's Day week is upon us, which means now is the time to find a present that says "I love you, thanks for everything, you deserve some alone time....

Some Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

David A. Dedman | Posted 07.05.2014 | Parents
David A. Dedman

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 11 for those of you that wait till the last minute! It always creeps up on me, and I realize I have not taken the time to figure out what the moms in my life might like.

14 Mother's Day Presents That Are Better Than Flowers

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.06.2014 | Women

Instead of getting flowers and a hug for your mom this Mother's Day, we thought we could all get a bit more creative this year. To help, we've rounded...

Our Mother's Day 2014 Beauty Gift Guide For Every Budget

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.03.2014 | Style

Mother's Day is just nine days away, and we're freaking out because we have YET to find the perfect gift for our mothers. While we'd give the special ...

The Most Important Thing All Moms Want For Mother's Day

Bunmi Laditan | Posted 07.02.2014 | Parents
Bunmi Laditan

Kids, do you want to make mommy really, truly happy on Mother's Day? If so, there's just one gift that all of us would REALLY love, and I have some good news: it's 100 percent free.

5 Marvelous Mother's Day Gifts With A Message

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.06.2014 | Fifty

Even on Mother's Day, some gifts we give others might actually be gifts for ourselves, providing us with a little peace and harmony in our own lives. ...

Mother's Day 2.0: Top 5 Tech Gifts for Moms

Melissa Thompson | Posted 06.30.2014 | Technology
Melissa Thompson

Give the gift of connection this Mother's Day with cutting-edge tech gifts -- from in-the-womb baby monitoring to app-enabled massages on-demand. Here are five Mom 2.0 gift picks.