Mother’s Day

Two Women: A Mother’s Day Tribute

I have been incredibly blessed to have two amazing mothers. One is my own mother, and the other my mother-in-law. Even though both of them are in heaven now, hardly…

Mother’s Day Idea: Communicate Your Desires

I hope Mother’s Day holds joys and home made treasures for you this Sunday, but if there is a chance you will be disappointed if the celebration isn’t all that…

The Real Mother’s Day is Yet to Come

My first memories of Mother’s Day are sitting in church as a child as the minister recognized all the mothers. I remember them standing in recognition of their day. I also remember…

When Mother’s Day Hurts

“Oh, no — May is here,” the woman muttered as she stared at her calendar. “That means Mother’s Day is coming.” She sighed. “It’s the worst day of the year…

Stepping Up—Helping Others on Mother’s Day

Do you know someone who is dreading Mother’s Day ? The commemorative celebration filled with flowers, joy, and appreciation can turn into a trigger of despair for many women. As…

A Mother’s Prayer

Reflections on A Mother’s Prayer by Kristyn Getty In the spring of 2008 I first prayed for a baby, and in the spring of 2011 God answered that prayer with…

How to Help a Stepmom on Mother’s Day

I have never expected my two stepsons to acknowledge me on Mother’s Day. They have a mother—it is not me. She is the one who deserves their time, attention and…

A Perfectly Imperfect Mother’s Day

One of the best Mother’s Days I ever had was spent at Chuck-E-Cheese. I know, I know … how in the world is that even possible? In all fairness, it…

This is How I Want to Celebrate Mother’s Day!

I was 27 years old.  The room was freshly painted.  The crib set up. Clothes neatly folded. Anticipation.  Waiting. Waiting.  She was late.  2 weeks late!  She finally came.  I…

A Single Mom’s Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can be a difficult day for single moms. Traditionally, much of the planning of this day (e.g., taking the kids to buy a gift or encouraging them to…

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