Maipo Glay was crowned Mother of the Year for 2015-2016 at her church in Monrovia, Liberia. She's raising three orphans along with her own biological child.
May 10, 2015 On Mother's Day, a Liberian mom might get a tiara and a title. And on Day 2 of Liberia's Ebola-free status, people were thrilled to add hugs to their tribute.
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May 10, 2015 Mothers love their kids like crazy! Our man in India knows from firsthand experience. To find out what it takes to be a crazy loving amma, he interviewed moms in his village.
The right to dine out alone in public during the day was an early victory in the women's rights movement. And as brunch took off in post-war America, for some, it became an exercise in women's lib.
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May 9, 2015 The right to dine out in public alone during the day was an early victory of the women's rights movement of the 1900s. And in post-war America, brunch became an exercise in women's lib for some.
May 4, 2015 A short and poignant poem for mothers, discovered accidentally by commentator Tania Lombrozo.
A Flickr user's mother in June of 1941. "She and my dad had just got married. They had 3 months together before he was shipped overseas during WWII," she writes.
May 11, 2014 Mother's Day unfolds with a stream of stunning, emotional and beautiful pictures on social media. Here are some of our favorites.
May 10, 2014 My Indian mother-in-law and I didn't have an exact recipe to follow as we forged our relationship. At times it seemed like we might never understand each other, but we cooked together.
May 5, 2014 Wondering how to make Mother's Day a special day for mom? Commentator Tania Lombrozo says it's a good day for tackling the paradoxes of modern motherhood.
May 11, 2013 For those lucky enough to have a mother to thank, consider putting pen to paper for a heartfelt letter of gratitude and appreciation. Your mom will surely love it, and the science says it's good for you.
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