An Ode to Non-Moms on Mother’s Day (or Happy Non-Mother’s Day To Me)

Ode to Non-Moms on Mother's Day

It’s Mother’s Day. The day when more flowers are sold, more cards delivered and more phone calls made than on any other day of the year. But what about those of us without children today? No brunch, no cards, no kisses. Should we be sad? (more…)

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A Dog Mom Rap For Those Who Raise Fur Babies

Dog Mom Anthem

It’s Mother’s Day and over the past few years I’ve written posts about this annual “Hallmark” Holiday that are artistic, sensitive, insightful, moving, adorable and a even a little bit wicked. (more…)

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Ten Great Coffee Table Books For Mom

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With Mother’s Day coming up it’s time to show your appreciation to the woman who gave birth to you, suffering pain equal to that of passing a pot roast through a nostril. These ten great coffee table books for Mom are guaranteed to be inspiring, coveted and as they were meant to be, enjoyed. Beautiful, well-reviewed hardcover books about women, by women or celebrating women. (more…)

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Oven Mitts With Attitude [10 Different Styles]

Oven Mitts, an essential tool for any cook, are usually functional but boring and drab. Not these oven mitts. These 10 different sarcastic and smarmy oven mitts are a recipe for fun. Plus, 1% of the sales of all oven mitts are donated to Hunger relief programs around the world. (more…)

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Moving Mother’s Day Ads That Will Make You Want Your Mommy.

Moving Mother's Day Ads

It’s Mother’s Day. The marvelously magical, maternal-centric holiday that brings to mind brunch and mimosas, hugs and happiness. Because I am unable to be with my beautiful mother today, this post is dedicated to her.   (more…)

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12 Amazing Non-Moms Who Make Me Feel Better About Being Childless on Mother’s Day.

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There’s nothing worse than being single on New Year’s Eve. Unless, of course, you are childless on Mother’s Day. For those of us who do not have children of our own on this holiday, the media saturated imagery of little ones bringing mommy breakfast in bed (usually with handsome daddy’s help) or adorable freckled faces without front teeth presenting crudely drawn crayon renderings of happy families can be torture. (more…)

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