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This Mother's Day Moms Are Off the Sidelines and Playing to Win

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 07.13.2012 | Women
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Modern moms aren't Soccer Moms standing on the sidelines; we're Networked Moms working on the front lines. This year we're in the game and we're playing to win!

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...

What I Want For Mother's Day Is Clarity

Sahar Taman | Posted 07.13.2012 | Religion
Sahar Taman

It has been a lot of confusion all year long, and now even my identity has changed. This will be the first year I do not have a mother to celebrate Mother's Day with.

Ode to My Mother ... "I Swear"

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 07.13.2012 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

Whenever one of my mother's sentences begins with "I swear," I take cover and get ready for the diatribe. If I'm in the kitchen, I stop chopping. If I'm in the car, I put my iPhone on speaker. It's just too good to miss.

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...

'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.

Giving Mothers a Very Special Gift

Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD | Posted 07.12.2012 | Impact
Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD

What is the greatest gift we can give a mother this Mother's Day? There are many answers, but one is a healthy life for her and her child. This Mother's Day, let's sharpen our resolve to ensure mothers everywhere have children who are born HIV-free.

Sometimes 'Mother's Day' Just Doesn't Fit

Amelia | Posted 07.12.2012 | Gay Voices

This year I don't think I am going to celebrate Mother's Day. Instead, I am going to celebrate a "Family Day" with the one I have built and love. And I am going to celebrate by thinking of all those times that those boys who made me a "mom" have made me laugh and smile.

Doing It for Our Moms

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Gabriel Giffords beamed at her mom throughout Gloria's speech. Gloria was firm about one thing: Gabby was determined, she was focused, she wasn't done yet.

Breastfeeding is a Choice, Let's Treat it that Way

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon | Posted 05.11.2012 | Parents
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

We have reached a point where the same women who speak angrily of the "war on women" when it comes to family planning don't hesitate to criticize women who choose not to breastfeed.

The Side Effects of Motherhood

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 07.11.2012 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

The journey from crib to empty nest is filled with learning experiences for all family members. It's clear that sometimes children are responsible for helping us find and develop our hidden talents.

Just Clean Air, Mommy

Liza Donnelly | Posted 07.11.2012 | Green
Liza Donnelly

I am not a big fan of Mother's Day because it has become too commercial. Why buy things Mom doesn't need? The day can be made meaningful, especially if we choose to break away from the norm.

Cristina Costantini

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

One in a Million Moms

Lori Sokol | Posted 07.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Lori Sokol

As this country embarks on one of the most traditional of celebrations on Sunday, Mother's Day, those of use who were fortunate enough to have a mom who accepts us for who we are should celebrate her for just that.

The Best Mother's Day Gift Ever

Amber Dusick | Posted 05.11.2014 | Parents
Amber Dusick


What My Mom Taught Me About Money [PHOTOS]

Posted 05.11.2012 | Money

Chances are you learned some of your first money lessons from mom. Arianna Huffington, president and editor in chief of the Huffington Post Media...

Happy Mother's Day -- I Quit!

Jennifer Koppelman Hutt | Posted 07.11.2012 | Parents
Jennifer Koppelman Hutt

arlier today, my sister called and suggested we run away for Mother's Day (she's got three teenagers)!

Pickle Juice: A Mother's Day Rememberance

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 04.21.2013 | Parents
Karen Dalton-Beninato

My mother was as colorful as an oil slick. Six years ago I first wrote about her for the new Huffington Post Fearless section; it was easier to sift t...

The Gifts Mothers Really Want

Ellen Bravo | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Ellen Bravo

More and more voters say they're more likely to support candidates who'll make sure family values don't end at the workplace door, and who understand that for the economy to recover, we need policies like these to help people stay employed and have money to spend at local businesses.

Marijuana Legalization Camp Targets Moms

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.11.2012 | Denver

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol on Friday launched a Mother's Day-themed TV ad in support of Amendment 64, a statewide ballot initiati...

A Motherhood Worth Honoring

Brooke Edwards | Posted 07.11.2012 | Impact
Brooke Edwards

2012-05-11-Screenshot20120511at11.23.30AM.jpgThere are millions of passionate and capable mothers around the world who, if given the opportunity and resources, will improve the lives of their children.

Now That I'm The Mother Of A Girl

Allison Tate | Posted 04.21.2013 | Parents
Allison Tate

I know now that I am a mother to a girl that I personally will be a better mother to her after having three sons before her. If I had given birth to her first instead of last, when I was still in my twenties and really didn't know what I was doing, I think that I would have been a very different Girl Mom.

Moms Get Political: An Interview With Momsrising Co-founder Joan Blades

Martha Burk | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics
Martha Burk

Unlike their mothers and grandmothers who didn't see politics as the answer to these problems, the new generation of moms has political change in their sights. And they're making their voices heard.

May, the Month of Moms & Mentors

Jodi R. R. Smith | Posted 07.10.2012 | Small Business
Jodi R. R. Smith

May is upon us, and with Mother's Day quickly approaching, it is the perfect time to reflect on how our mothers -- and other mentoring figures -- have helped shape our lives.

WATCH: Your Turn: Mother's Day

Posted 05.10.2012 | Women

As you know Mother's Day is just around the corner. And I've spoken to a lot of people who have told me that there are other women in their lives, oth...