Posts tagged "mothers day"

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: For The Mom With A Green Thumb

Does your mom prefer outdoors to in? Does she treat her rose bushes with the kind of love you thought was only reserved for future grandchildren? Does she scoff at store bought tomatoes and lettuce? Sounds like you've got a mom with a green thumb. Here are 10 gifts that are perfect for her thi…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 8, 2012

10 Random Things Every Mother Knows

It might be maternal instincts, it might be years of parenting experience, it might be magic--we're not sure how it works, but we've noticed that mothers know things that other people don't. We put our heads together and came up with 10 random things that every mother seems to know. Check out our list, and…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 7, 2012

10 Mothers Who Tried To Sell Their Babies

What's the absolute worst thing you can do as a mother? Oh, I don't know … TRY TO SELL YOUR BABY. Like 33-year-old Bridget Wismer of Delaware (pictured above), who was charged with felony child dealing when she allegedly tried to sell her newborn son to a gay couple for $15,000. And she did all…

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 6, 2012

Need Advice? Ask Our Moms!

We were thinking over here at The Frisky: No one gives better advice than a mom (well, 90 percent of the time). That's why we're offering up our moms to give you guidance. They've done a good job for us, and we think they can do the same for you. If you need the kind…

By: The Frisky / May 4, 2012

25 Mom Confessions To Top All Mom Confessions

There are confessions and then there are CONFESSIONS. You won't believe some of the stuff that the members of CafeMom are willing to spill publically (as long as they don't have to use their real names:). Mostly because they know other moms have either done some of them, or at least contemplated doing them very…

By: The Stir / May 4, 2012

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Must-Have Beauty Products Even A Mother Could Love

It can be hard to shop for our moms — they always claim that they don't want nor need anything, which really doesn't leave us with many options. So what do you get for the woman who has everything? Beauty products, duh. Your mom might be the earthy type who isn't interested in makeup or…

By: Rachel Krause / May 4, 2012

15 Weird Fears Our Mothers Instilled In Us

This Mother's Day we'd like to take a moment to recognize our mothers for all the love they bestowed upon us, all the wisdom they imbued us with, and most of all, for the weird fears they attempted to instill in us. Whether they managed to turn us or not is a different story. Some…

By: The Frisky / May 3, 2012

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Creative Gifts For Artsy Fartsy Moms

With Mother's Day just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about the perfect gift to match your mom's unique lifestyle. If your mom is happiest when she's covered in paint, sculpting with clay, or writing her latest collection of poetry, then you probably have what I like to refer to as an Artsy…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 2, 2012

Mother’s Day Style Inspiration Board: Lucille Bluth

To celebrate Mother's Day, we thought it would be fun to put together some style inspiration boards that pay homage to our favorite fashionable moms from pop culture. And who better to kick things off than the winking, manipulating, martini-swilling, Motherboy-winning matriarch Lucille Bluth? Check out how to get her WASP-y style for yourself, after…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 2, 2012

Reader Call Out: Submit Your Favorite Recipe From Your Mama!

Maybe it was her special chicken dish. Maybe it was her rice and beans. Maybe it was the hot cocoa she made after you came in from playing in the snow. Everyone's mom had some special recipe that brings you back home whenever you eat it. In honor of Mother's Day (May 13, don't forget…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 2, 2012

10 Mothers Who Tried To Sell Their Babies

If only babies came with an exchange policy, then we'd never have to hear about another mother trying to sell her newborn for $15,000. Bridget Wismer is the latest baby seller to get caught. She allegedly planned to take a trip to Disney World with the bank she made from her baby. Her asking price…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 7, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Newspaper Almost Apologized For Lesbian Moms Article

The editor/publisher of the Annapolis Capitol newspaper sought to apologize to readers in an editorial for featuring a lesbian couple in an article about Mother's Day. "Unfortunately for us, we lost sight of what the readers want to read: feel good stories about people who reflect their values," wrote Tom Marquardt, in an editorial picked…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 20, 2011

An Open Letter To My Unintentional Mothers

You may be wondering why I am writing to wish you a Happy Mother's Day when A) I have my own mother whom I love very much (your gift is in the mail, Mom!) and B) I did not come out of your vagina. I shall explain.

By: Beth Ames / May 5, 2011

Girl Talk: What To Expect When You’re (Young And) Expecting

I have teen pregnancy on my mind today. In case you haven’t heard, today is the National Day to End Teen Pregnancy, and 16 years ago, I was a pregnant teen. I always knew motherhood would be an important part of my life, and when I was 18 and found out I was pregnant, there…

By: Adriann Barboa / May 4, 2011

Mother’s Day Style Stealer: Roseanne’s Relaxed ’90s Look

It'd be a little bit of a stretch to call Roseanne Barr, the star of the revolutionary '90s sitcom "Roseanne," a style icon. But we do love the laidback look of the whole Connor family, and hey, obviously the '90s are back in a big way. So in honor of Roseanne as the queen of…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 3, 2011

Give Mom The Gift She Really Wants This Mother’s Day

Child: Hey mom, I got you something really special for Mother's Day! Here are some Mr. Clean products for you so you can get back to the job that really matters to you -- cleaning the house. Mom: Oh thank you, honey! I can't imagine anything that I would enjoy more. I didn't want to…

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 3, 2011

Mother’s Day Style Stealer: Claire Huxtable Keeping It Real With Shoulder Pads

"The Cosby Show" matriarch Claire Huxtable was a woman of formidable strength, shoulder pads and style. Since we're celebrating cool moms this week, in honor of Mother's Day, we'd be remiss to leave Ms. Hux out: Her superior '80s wear showed everyone--including hubby Cliff--who really was the boss. After the jump, our Claire-inspired look!

By: Julie Gerstein / May 2, 2011

Girl Talk: Growing Up Without A Mother

I’ve never been a big fan of Mother’s Day. It’s not the commercialization that fuels my dislike, though -- it’s that for 14 years, I haven’t had a mother to celebrate. On September 20th, 1996, my mother’s 36th birthday, she died. Four years earlier, she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. In the intervening time,…

By: Jessica Axel / May 2, 2011

Show Us Your … Super Cool Mom!

With Mother's Day around the corner, we've been thinking about our mamas a bunch. We've loved the website My Mom the Style Icon since we first stumbled onto it last year, and we're reaching out to you, dear Frisky readers, to create a compendium of our moms in honor of Mother's Day. Do you have…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 29, 2011

Obama And His Mama

Some day this lil' cutie would grow up to be President! But it's obvious his mom loved him even before he was the most powerful man in the country. Happy Mother's Day, everyone!

By: Simcha / May 9, 2010