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Very Good-Looking: For Mom, 2 Years Later

Sally Horchow | Posted 08.16.2011 | Style
Sally Horchow

Looking put-together, stylish, and appropriately dressed was always a high priority for Mom, down to the lavender satin Natori pajamas she was wearing when she died.

When Mom's a Wedding Crasher

Julie Halpert | Posted 08.14.2011 | Women
Julie Halpert

Each June, about 250,000 couples walk down the aisle. While the bride and groom are floating on cloud nine, the mother-of-the-bride may be silently seething.

When We Ban Kids from School, the Damage Goes far Beyond Academics

Patrick Boyle | Posted 07.18.2011 | Education
Patrick Boyle

If schools embrace the concept of themselves as communities, they need to act like communities -- rather than like isolated instructional pods that jettison undesirables.

Tina Fey, Mothers, Daughters, Sons

Jamie Denbo | Posted 07.13.2011 | Entertainment
Jamie Denbo

Steer him away from forming a band, but not all the way to corporate law. Because most bands have a shelf life, and most corporate lawyers are douchey.

Honoring Our Mothers by Changing the Dialogue

Carol Peasley | Posted 07.12.2011 | World
Carol Peasley

By stating simple facts and stepping away from the emotional rhetoric of the past 25 years, the Council on Foreign Relations has paved the way to improved lives for women, mothers and children globally.


Sarah Maizes | Posted 07.12.2011 | Books
Sarah Maizes

You used to be a chic, vibrant, rational woman able to complete a single thought without having to stop and say "I told you to go before we left!" But where did that woman go? Well, the truth is she's still in there somewhere.

My Mother Said, "Marry the Man You Choose to Be With, Not the One You Need to Be With."

Norma Kamali | Posted 07.06.2011 | Style
Norma Kamali

Mother's Day is when we remember how selfless the role is as well as remembering all that our moms do for us in our development. My mother was a pain...

Pass the Popcorn: Top Five Movie Moms!

Claire Moshenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Claire Moshenberg

Sometimes good moms get short shrift in the media. So this Mother's Day, MomsRising wants to celebrate a few of our favorite moms of the silver screen!

On Motherhood And Citizenship: Reflections For Yom Ha'atzma'ut

Rabbi Jill Jacobs | Posted 07.09.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jill Jacobs

The promise that God will raise up the poor teaches us that a mother's joy also depends on raising her child in a fair and just society.

Don't Tell Me I'm Like My Mother... Yet

Janice Van Dyck | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Van Dyck

Sometimes we daughters are so busy forging ourselves that we forget to build on our ancestry, forget to honor the best of our mothers. Instead, we lose the wisdom of generations.

A Tribute To Bad-Ass Moms

John Duffy, Psy.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Duffy, Psy.D.

Let's face it. When things get tough, when something happens in life, when something goes awry, most teenagers I know still want mom.

The 'Mother Instinct' In All Of Us

Toni Nagy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Toni Nagy

Maybe it is the feminine impulse, the mother instinct, the maternal side in all of us that needs to become the more valued force?

Sending Moms Around The World A Mother's Day Message

Posted 07.08.2011 | Impact

In celebration of mothers worldwide, Child Fund International's newest video gives the children of various countries a chance to send their moms a vir...

Mother's Day In Haiti: 'Hope Creates Life!'

Linda Mason | Posted 07.08.2011 | Impact
Linda Mason

My own hope this Mother's Day is that women like Lucienne and Alexandre will have the opportunities to make their dream of a brighter future for their children into reality.

PHOTOS: New Celeb Moms Celebrating Their First Mother's Day

Posted 07.08.2011 | Entertainment

Sunday marks Mother's Day, the time when kids and fathers should ban together to show mom how much they care: breakfast in bed, flowers, the whole nin...

PHOTOS: New Celeb Moms Celebrating Their First Mother's Day

Posted 07.08.2011 | Entertainment

Sunday marks Mother's Day, the time when kids and fathers should ban together to show mom how much they care: breakfast in bed, flowers, the whole nin...

Celebrate Mother's Day ... Biblically

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 07.07.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

Our relationships with the Commandments, like our relationships with our parents, can become hollow routines. That's where the brilliance of Mother's Day comes in.

My Mother's Books

M.J. Rose | Posted 07.07.2011 | Books
M.J. Rose

There's no question, I am a writer because of my mother's love of books. Until doing this list I didn't realize how much of who I am and what I write about was influenced by the books she loved.

Sacrifices of Motherhood

Christy Turlington Burns | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christy Turlington Burns

Most mothers in this country and in the West accept sacrifices willfully because the joy and beauty of motherhood overwhelms them. In much of the rest of the world, however, the sacrifice of motherhood means something very different.

Spoiler Alert! This Mother's Day Movie Isn't Really About Me

Kristin Maschka | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristin Maschka

Real change, big change, is built upon relationships and the belief that together we can do things none of us could do alone. I've found that this applies in spades to mothers -- and fathers.

Once a Mother...

Laura Munson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Munson

Now... I'm a mother. And now I'm praying for my children. And now I worry about their regularity and whether they got "there" safely. And now I need a mother worrying about me worrying about my children.

A Talk With My Mom

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

This is perhaps the most honest conversation I have ever had with my mom about becoming a mother at 23, going to Mississippi in the sumer of 1964, and participating in the feminist movement, and about the legacy she hopes to leave behind.

What Is Your Maternal Legacy?

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

My pleasure simply doesn't come, like my mother's, from carrying a heavy pack up Mt. Everest or sleeping on a mat in a tent in the rain. Instead, it comes from dancing, Pilates, reading, and movies -- but that's OK!

Parentless Parents: Strategies For A Better Mother's Day

Allison Gilbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

The truth is, being a mom hasn't removed the part of me that was also a daughter, and sometimes Mother's Day is just a painful reminder of her absence. So what can one do to make Mother's Day less painful and a lot more joyful?

Q&A: What's On My Mind For Mother's Day

Melinda Gates | Posted 07.06.2011 | Impact
Melinda Gates

I recently sat down with foundation staff member Amie Newman to answer some of her questions about maternal health. It's a topic about which I am passionate.