Posts tagged "mothers day"

18 Things We Never Want Mom To Find Out (In GIFs)

I'm a lucky gal. I am very close with my mom and feel comfortable opening up to her with just about everything under the sun. But there are still a few things that I never, ever, ever, evvvvver want my mom to know about me, mostly because I really don't want to see or deal with her…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 6, 2013

Mama’s Day Cards For The Rest Of Us

Mother's Day is coming May 12th (you forgot, didn't you?) and all too many folks don't see themselves reflected in the typical Hallmark version of "families." That's where Strong Families' annual Mama's Day cards come in. Drawn by artists, these e-cards depict people of color, lesbian and trans moms, gay dads, chosen moms, and all…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 6, 2013

Chick-Fil-A’s Mother-Son Date Knight Sounds Awful-Wonderful

It's better than "Arrested Development'"s Motherboy dance, but only because it's real. On May 6, Chick-fil-A's Washington D.C. area locations are hosting medieval themed mother-son "date knights" in honor of Mother's Day. “During this special medieval-themed evening, moms and their sons are encouraged to spend some time together while they enjoy dinner, great conversation and…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 28, 2013

There Is No Way John Travolta Is Gay Based On This Intimate And Personal Powerpoint Mother’s Day Gift

It's intimate and personal, you guys. I mean, he [his assistant] included the couple's Harper's Bazaar cover. And the soundtrack is a Barbra Streisand song and there is absolutely nothing gay about that. On a side note, their family is gorgeous.

By: Julie Gerstein / May 18, 2012

Woman Murders Fiance Over Cheap Mother’s Day Gift

A Texas woman repeatedly stabbed her fiancé after receiving only a card and flowers from Walmart for Mother's Day, investigators say. Paige Parkerson, 20, is charged with first-degree felony murder in the death of Clifton "JR" Barkin, the 22-year-old father of her two children, according to the Daily Mail. Read more...

By: Huffington Post Weird News / May 17, 2012

Nightmare Moms Of Men We’ve Loved

Now that Mother's Day is over, it's time for some real talk on this "mothering" thing. Own own mom might be in line for sainthood, but we've dated some dudes whose mamas made "Monster-In-Law" look like an episode of "Teletubbies." My personal least-favorite mother-of-an-ex-boyfriend was the one who didn't think I was good enough for…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 14, 2012

It’s Mama’s Day — Don’t Forget To Thank Your Mom

It's Mother's Day, so we thought we'd share this cute video of New Yorkers (including Reggie Watts!) thanking their mamas for all the special ("thanks for taking care of me while I was in jail") and wacky ("for introducing me to punk music') things they do. Don't forget to thank your mom-figure today! [ThanksFa]…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 13, 2012

10 Celebrity Moms Celebrating First Mother’s Day

Happy Mother's Day! In celebration of moms everywhere, let's take a look at Hollywood's newest matriarchs who will celebrate their first Mother's Day on May 13. From Beyoncé, to Hilary Duff, to January Jones, to Jessica Simpson, look through our list of 10 celebrity moms celebrating for the first time this year. Beyoncé: R&B…

By: Celebrity Baby Scoop / May 11, 2012

10 Life Lessons We Learned From TV Moms

We've learned a lot of important lessons from our own moms, but we've probably learned even more from watching sitcoms (sorry, Mom!). In honor of Mother's Day, we thought it would be fun to compile some life lessons we've learned from TV Moms over the years. After the jump, check out our list, and please…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 11, 2012

Reader Recipes: Our Favorite Recipes From Mom!

Recently we asked Frisky readers to send us their favorite recipes from Mama — or, you know, a suitable maternal-like figure. Everyone’s mom has some special recipe that brings you right back home whenever you eat it. In honor of Mother’s Day (this Sunday, don’t forget!), we've collected half a dozen yummy recipes from readers' mother…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 11, 2012

Girl Talk: I’m A Lesbian Mom

When I think about Mother's Day, I usually picture a dad in plaid pajama pants destroying the kitchen with his kids in a clumsy effort to make his wife breakfast in bed. There is flour everywhere, kids are enthusiastically beating something in a bowl and Dad is putting a single red rose in a vase.

By: Jaime Jenett / May 11, 2012

9 Reasons Not To Date A Mama’s Boy

If you want a girl to be your mother / go find another, go find another one So sang the band Elizabeth and the Catapult. Truer words were never spoken. Alas, mama's boys don't exactly ring your doorbell and announce themselves. They get you hook, line and sinker with their great relationship with their mom.

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 11, 2012

Weird Mother’s Day Gifts: Lip Plumpers, Divorce Rings, Cleavage Pillows And More

Mother's Day is one of the biggest gift-giving days of the year -- and definitely the least imaginative. Moms, more than anyone, help us define our identity and uniqueness, but when it's time to honor her, most people stick to boring meals at a safe chain restaurant, flowers or even housecleaning, instead of looking for…

By: The Huffington Post / May 10, 2012

The Soapbox: Attachment Parenting Is The Lazy Mama’s Secret

When you become a parent, one of the first things that you will learn is that everyone has an opinion about the way you choose to parent. From friends, family, your doctor, to strangers in line at the grocery store, everyone will impart their own unsolicited brand of wisdom — usually by telling you what

By: Avital Norman Nathman / May 10, 2012

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: For The Mom Who Could Use A Day Off

Show me a woman who doesn't love a spa day and I'll show you a woman who is lying (or a robot, it has to be one or the other). In fact, I'll bet every man would love a good spa day, too, if they'd just quit it with the preconceived gender notions. Whatever, man!

By: Rachel Krause / May 10, 2012

Girl Talk: Dear Mom, You Were Right About Everything (Almost)

We haven't always gotten along. There have been some wicked fights over the years, starting in the sixth grade when I didn't want to wear my ripe-for-teasing plaid shorts to school, or in ninth grade when you insisted a C minus in trig warranted summer school (it didn't), or that visit during college when I…

By: Angela Tung / May 10, 2012

21 Important Lessons From Mom

Are you ready for Mother’s Day? No? Here are a few gift ideas if you need some last-minute help! Thank you for tweeting and emailing us the lessons your mother taught you — but don’t forget to tell her this Sunday!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 10, 2012

Mother’s Day Style Inspiration Board: Gillian Darmody

As far as mothers go, Gillian Darmody isn't the best, but she's certainly the most manipulative. This gangster moll was just a teenager when she was impregnated by the biggest political boss in the sordid snow-globe world of Prohibition-era Atlantic City. Fast forward twenty-five years and she's the matriarch responsible for Jimmy Darmody, who i…

By: Rachel Krause / May 10, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Mama’s Day Cards For Every Mother

We're loving this Mama's Day e-card from the group Strong Families, which seeks to be inclusive of all families and all mothers in all forms. You can check out all the other gorgeous Mama's Day e-cards here. [Strong Families via Feministing]  Rep. Bob Dold, a Republican in Illinois, has introduced a bill today called the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 9, 2012

Hitched: My Mom And My Wedding, A Springsteen-Fueled Fairy Tale

Once upon a time, there was a Texas girl who loved and adored her mother, but also respected and feared her. The Texan girl didn’t always see eye-to-eye with her mother, but even in the worst of times, her mother had always been there with the love and support she needed. The Texan girl alway…

By: Andrea Grimes / May 9, 2012