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John Oliver pointed his laser-sharp wit at Mother's Day—what we say as a nation versus what we do as a nation. John Oliver: Mother's Day is not just an opportunity to do something with your mom,
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 09:10 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
What is it that makes a person a mother ? The simplest definition would be any woman who fulfills the primary role of socialization for a child. But, when we all consider what made our moms great, ...
by Gertie Green
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 04:45 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
(I hope you don't mind if I republish this from five years ago) I work with a lot of kids. A few weeks ago, I asked some kids if they were to be picked up by their moms. One of the boys told me, "...
by otto
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 12:02 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Receive all the gratitude, honor and respect you deserve as a Mom, tonight starting at 11:00 PM PST. This event is all about positive meditative energy creating an evening of relaxing and ...
by GreenLightSmile
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 11:33 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Whatever you do, please take some action on Mother's Day to commemorate the original meaning of this day, we must put an to end the insanity of sacrificing our children to war! Honor the world's ...
by Damnit Janet
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 09:51 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Before you say "Happy Mother's Day", please think for a moment. Are you talking to someone you know well, who is actually likely to be happy? Or are you just tossing it off casually because it ...
by TrueBlueMajority
Comment Count 111 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 103 Recommends
This has to have a trigger warning, even for me and it's my story written by me. Graphic sexual abuse is detailed. Please be responsible for your own well-being.
by MrsCaptJack
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 03:16 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Happy Mother’s Day! Large scale, industrial mining disproportionately impacts women. So they’re often on the frontlines, fighting dirty mining projects and demanding responsible behavior ...
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 07:10 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Want to see a real example of American exceptionalism? One that will warm your heart on the eve of Mother's Day? Here it is -- and it seems as though the Tea Party is right -- we REALLY are ...
by Old Redneck
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 07:23 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share part of the evening around a virtual kitchen table with kossacks who are caring and supportive of one another. So bring ...
by Pam from Calif
Comment Count 52 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
After a series of almost undetectable mini-strokes, and an ongoing struggle with breast cancer, Mama developed a mild Dementia. Some days were better than others. But each and every day was a Life'...
by Leah Sellers
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 08:12 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Hallmark has a new campaign for Mother's Day, #PutYourHeartToPaper Alex, a transgender man, begins with this: My mom is the most light, bright, positive person I have ever met in my life, and that'...
by rserven
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 04:04 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
This is not really a political entry. It's simply that this is one of those entries that have been sitting on my brain for the better part of a year now, mostly because I found it difficult to put ...
by jawillie
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 03:59 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
When I was growing up in Washington, D.C., driving or walking around the city on Mother's Day meant seeing lots of people on the street wearing flowers. Carnations, mostly, since they were ...
by TrueBlueMajority
Comment Count 71 comments on Mon May 12, 2014 at 05:01 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
I tease my mother by calling her Emily after Emily Gilmore both because overall my family reminds me very much of the Gilmores and ...
by ek hornbeck
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun May 11, 2014 at 03:12 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
I didn’t raise my boy to be a soldier, I brought him up to be my pride and joy, Who dares to place a musket on his shoulder, To shoot some other mother’s darling boy?
by disinterested spectator
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun May 11, 2014 at 01:02 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Just wanted to peek in and say Happy Mother's Day to the moms and non-mom caregivers in this community.... ...And bring you some cheer! MomsRising.org's blog carnival by celebrity writers is up ...
by Elisa
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun May 11, 2014 at 09:39 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Enjoy your day, you deserve it!
by IamNotaKochsucker
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun May 11, 2014 at 08:59 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
The history of Mother’s Day gives us two founders; Anna Jarvis and Julia Ward Howe. Mrs. Ann Marie Reeves Jarvis (Anna’s mother) organized several "Mothers Day Work Clubs" in the 1850s in the ...
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun May 11, 2014 at 08:39 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
By Walter Brasch Nine American mothers will not enjoy Mother’s Day this year. Their sons were killed in the past month in Afghanistan. This past Wednesday, a family of nine was killed by ...
by brasch
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun May 11, 2014 at 03:02 AM PDT with 1 Recommend