Mother’s Day Globally, Dr. Dilshad

Mother's Day Globally: Mothers and motherhood have been revered for millennia. Maternal Greek and Roman goddesses were celebrated with extravagant festivals, and in 16th-century Europe, "Mothering Sunday" took place during Lent, when Christians would attend a special service at the main church in their area, or their "mother church." Over time, this merged with the American holiday created in 1908 by Anna Jarvis, who was inspired to create a day to recognize the sacrifices that mothers make … [Read more...]

Celebrating Saskia Röell, Great Moms Circle

Every now and again someone stands out to me that I MUST share with you. It’s not for money, and there’s NO way that I am getting paid to share this. I’m sending you this email because if you are married with kids and want a closer loving, connected relationship with your children and have a desire to fall in love with your man again, then this is for you! Please meet Saskia Röell. Here’s why I am sharing her with you. Saskia has been a client for three years, and I’ve not only … [Read more...]

Motherhood and Spirituality

Motherhood and Spirituality "amen! ah, the spirituality of sweeping. what encounters of the everyday connect you to the presence of God, the Holy, or the Creative Spirit?" life in motherhood Spirituality is a personal journey, except in cultures where it is embedded within the grid of daily life. Then the living itself becomes the journey into wisdom. The biggest gift of being born Indian for me has been to see the sacred within the mundane whenever possible. Elevating … [Read more...]

The Power of Moms, Livestream Moms +SocialGood TODAY

Amazing: Moms from around the world and supporters like you have helped raise the profile of women’s and children’s issues through the Global Moms Relay. Together, this community has taken more than 275,000 actions to date - spreading the word with your friends and family and raising funds for the health and well-being of women and children in support of the United Nations’ Every Woman Every Child movement. Since it launched in March, the Global Moms Relay has brought together community … [Read more...]

“I Want My Mommy!” , Dr. Christine Northrup

I was talking with a friend the other day, whose daughter Nancy is pregnant with her second child. Nancy had gotten into the habit of calling her mom in tears just about every time she felt stressed out—and with the expectation that her mom would "fix it." My friend was laughing as she said, "I told her in a light-hearted way that she has to step up and be an adult now. I explained that it’s not OK anymore for her to call me every time she loses it, like she has her whole life. That’s been … [Read more...]

Special Docu-Interview called ‘Pillows and Tears’

Mothers Day Special Docu-Interview 'Pillows and Tears' Presenting a Special Docu-Interview called 'Pillows and Tears'. It is a show that honors Unique Mothers who are raising children with 'special needs'. The title was inspired by the song written by Neil Howard as a Mother's Day present for his mother Gloria Valentine, the interviewer and singer of 'Pillows and Tears' song, thanking her for the love and courage that she has shown him through the years of his incurable … [Read more...]

Conscious Motherhood

Harmony 'A woman in harmony her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination, prepared to be herself and only herself'. ~ Maya Angelou When a woman approaches each stage of her transition into motherhood consciously – allowing herself to listen to her body’s wisdom and slow down enough during pregnancy to express her fears, talk about her expectations, grieve the loss of the old life, and prepare spiritually for labor – she … [Read more...]

Remembering All Moms on Mother’s Day

If your family chose to partake in an open adoption relationship with your child's birth mother, you are definitely not alone. According to the Independent Adoption Center, the majority of the 4,000 families that used its services chose open adoptions. Unfortunately, as you may have learned, there are no rules when it comes to open adoptions. Or as OpenAdoption.com states, "The most important thing to remember is that there is no typical open adoption relationship." To Celebrate or … [Read more...]

Pre-Mother’s Day Gift Show & Mum Luncheon, May 4

Our Gift Show MAY 4 will host elegant gifts for all Mothers ranging from body wraps, candy, candles, chocolate, crystals, essential oils, stones, flowers, hand-made glassware, handbags, jewellery, skincare, soaps, and so much more !!! Also this day will be celebrating the amazing Spring/Summer 2014 Swimwear FASHION SHOWING hosted by Premier Jour Fine Lingerie and Swimwear, Toronto, Ontario - Founder, CEO After Breast Cancer (ABC). LUNCHEON for MUM - TELEPHONE RESERVATIONS | (416) … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day, A Strawberry Malt and 3 Squeezes, Please!‏

NOTE: This story was written to honor Larry's mother's memory and was featured in the New York Times best-selling book, "A Second Helping of Chicken Soup for the Soul." The story appears on page sixteen of the book. My mother used to love strawberry malts. It was a thrill for me to drop in to see her and surprise her with her favorite refreshment. In her later years, both my mom and dad lived in a life-care retirement center. Partially due to the stress of my mom's Alzheimer's condition, … [Read more...]

Our Blessed Mothers‏, Rev. Nina Roe

With an ear to ear mischievous grin, my grandfather used to say, "Every day is Mother's Day!" "So true!" I hear the angels echo. And yet... this is a time of year when many of us are inspired to acknowledge the blessed soul who ushered us into this world. For some of you, this will be easy. For some, it will not... just remember your angels are here to help! In celebration of blessed mothering love, I encourage you to pause and reflect on the good things you do remember either with … [Read more...]

Celebrating Mother’s Day 2013 – What is Motherhood?

What is Motherhood? What does Motherhood mean to you? Well I am going through alot of transitions in my life now. You see I am a Mother of 6 kids. 3 Boys and 3 Girls.They are all grown now and off on their own so I am left having to be on my own and relizing that do I even know how to really be on my own? You see I have always been some ones Mom. Taking the kids here and there and making sure everyone was at their certain destination or making sure all home work was done or … [Read more...]

Celebrating ‘The Mothering Tree’, A MOTHER’S DAY TRIBUTE

A UNIQUE MOTHER’S DAY TRIBUTE   Mother's Day Yoko Ono Inspires the Creation of a Mothering Tree Joy After Fifty We send cards and flowers. We gather the family and take her to lunch or on a picnic. We remember our mother’s in many ways. Thanks to a few women artists in Marin County, California, our community is participating in a new, meaningful way of expressing sentiments to our moms. On the main street of San Rafael, a beautiful tree of vibrant colors adorns the city plaza. … [Read more...]

Surviving the First Day, Save the Children celebrates Mothers!

In honor of Mother's Day, Save the Children presents our 14th annual State of the World's Mothers report. READ THE REPORT HERE The first day of life is the most dangerous day of a child's life in countries rich and poor around the world, including the United States. Beloved actresses Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Connelly and Allyson Hannigan join with celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe and moms from around the world to share their first moments. Would love if you shared your baby's … [Read more...]

INCITE A Single Moms Support Group seeking Support

INCITE A Single Moms Support Group is a non-profit organization, based out of Burlington, one that raises up single moms and their children in our community by offering support, encouragement, guidance, direction and opportunities for empowerment. We are hosting a few fundraisers this year, to help us in continuing to offer our programs and services that assist single moms and their children in our community, that are struggling and in-need of extra support. I am reaching out to … [Read more...]

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