More Beautiful Wildlife Moms and Their Babies for Mother’s Day

I wasn’t actually going to put up a post for Mother’s Day today, but I simply couldn’t help myself once I stumbled upon an old folder of great photos of wild animal moms and babies hidden in the bowels of my Mac. A few years back we shared with you touching familial wildlife photos by Suzi Esterhaz. This time, some of the images are from unknown photographers. Should you know who to credit, please let us know. In the meantime, get ready to feel warm all over….. (more…)

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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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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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Disney Characters Who Must HATE Mother’s Day.

disney characters who must hate mother's day

It’s Mother’s Day. A day when most people look back at their upbringing fondly and reward their mothers with phone calls, flowers, memories or a hallmark card. But that’s certainly not the case for everyone. The majority of Disney’s animated movies have main characters whose mothers met with tragic endings or were presumed dead to begin with. Others were raised by wicked and evil stepmothers or orphaned and placed under the care of relatives. There are varied hypotheses as to why, but nevertheless this must make Mother’s Day unbearable for the following. (more…)

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25 Incredibly Touching Wildlife Photos of Animal Moms and their Babies.

Animal Moms and their Babies

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day and I will be featuring a post that some might call a little dark or negative. Even cynical. To make up for that,  I am also posting 25 of the most tender moments between animal mothers and their offspring as captured by Award-winning wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas. I figure this makes us even. (more…)

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