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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
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
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
(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
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
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 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 11 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
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
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 ...
by EARTHWORKS
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 07:10 AM PDT with 7 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
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