Mother's Day 2013

Parenting
Moms of the World: Look up. There we are, looking back at you, nodding, smiling. You're in the thick of it, or it's just a thick day, and we get it.
Wellness
Sure, you can take Mom out for brunch. You can buy her flowers or chocolate. A spa day is always great. But why not tell your mom how much you really love her? Help her to be as healthy as possible, so she can live a long, active fulfilling life!
Politics
This Mother's Day, I want to call attention to the role women are playing in long-term care. Women are the overwhelming majority of the workers providing long-term support to seniors and people with disabilities.
Politics
After morning cuddles with my Isabella, I went to San Francisco City Hall this morning to join the Healing Circle to connect with moms who have lost children to gun violence.
Parenting
I was stuck in an either/or mindset. Either they were the mothers of these children or I was. Either they had a real connection or I did. Either they were legitimate or I was. Because the influence of
Weddings
When it comes to matters of the heart, it's true what they say: mom really does know best. We've long looked to mom to help
Weddings
Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful moms out there! They're the first people you call when you get engaged, the people
The World Post
On Mother's Day 2013, women around the world will be celebrated for the immeasurable contributions they make to their children
Chicago
The eight months pregnant Hawks fan was going into labor. With all the gut-churning action during Thursday night's Hawks
Queer Voices
In a day and age when growing up lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) is an increasingly volatile experience, our
Women
By using my middle name, I ensure that in small ways -- my e-mail signature, the way I sign credit card receipts -- and large -- the way my name appears one day on my wedding invitation, my mom is and will always be on shining display as a fundamental part of me.
Black Voices
I haven't long been a mother, but what I learned about Mother's Day in the 29 years I spent being a daughter and granddaughter is that it isn't just a holiday meant for receiving honor. It's a unique opportunity to offer others much-needed care.
Wellness
Today, I want to celebrate my mother because she taught me something so essential and enduring that it has become my greatest passion: cooking. The closer we can get to the food we eat, the shorter the link between field and fork, the better off we will all be.
Black Voices
Picking out the perfect gift for mom can by daunting. Do you go with the fancy perfume, beautiful bauble or plush throw? While
Religion
We remember the women with many children, young children, a child who has recently died, those who have experienced miscarriage, infertility or painful births, those who have broken relationships with children and women who have not experienced motherhood at all.
Wellness
"Her patience." -- Claudia Thy "Her discipline and strong character." -- Gisela Samayoa Ovalle "She taught me to make do
Style & Beauty
Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson It takes a special kind of woman to pull off mom jeans and a fanny pack. Moms are probably the
Wellness
The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS
Culture & Arts
On this holiest of days HuffPost Arts would like to express our eternal gratitude for all the hard-working moms out there
Divorce
Mother's Day has a way of making single moms feel quite alone. It's often seen as a celebration of the traditional nuclear family. Of the legacy that comes from being partnered, of having a spouse say, "Wow, I'm so happy we made these kids together."