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Mother's Day

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Top Mother's Day Articles

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  • The mother of all Father's Day Gifts

    Dads, our numbers are in, and I have to say, they're not looking good. For 2014, the National Retail Federation finds that the average spending on Father's Day gifts will be $113.80, a drop of more than $6 from last year. Even more disturbing is the fact...
  • Waffle House forces waitress to give back $1K tip

    Waffle House forces waitress to give back $1K tip
    Waffle House forced one of its waitresses to return a $1,000 tip she received from a patron on Mother's Day, according to the Charlotte Observer. Shaina Brown received the generous tip from a businessman who wished to remain anonymous, but since he paid...
  • In Theory: Advice for future dads

    Christian Evangelist Billy Graham is widely quoted as having said, "A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society." With Americans celebrating this June 15 the annual day devoted to...
  • Breathalyzer app sheds light on U.S. drinking habits

    Breathalyzer app sheds light on U.S. drinking habits
    The first data from breathalyzer selfies--measurements of blood-alcohol content by a new smartphone app--show that users drank the most on the weekend of the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. San Francisco-based breathalyzer manufacturer...
  • Waffle House denies waitress $1,000 tip, but she gets it back

    Waffle House denies waitress $1,000 tip, but she gets it back
    Waffle House, a restaurant chain found primarily in the South, has apologized after forcing one of its workers to give back a $1,000 tip.  Shaina Brown was working the graveyard shift at a Waffle House in Raleigh, N.C., in the early morning hours on...
  • Father's Day: a day to celebrate motherhood [Commentary]

    Father's Day: a day to celebrate motherhood [Commentary]
    Just in time for Father's Day, I'd like to say happy Mother's Day to all the dads out there. It turns out, you are more like her than you knew. Long after the kids are grown and gone, a mother's body bears witness to pregnancy, childbirth and nursing....
  • But, Dad!

    But, Dad!
    Last month, we took the plunge and asked our mothers for sex and relationship advice, in celebration of Mother's Day. We decided not to punish ourselves any further for Father's Day, and, instead, picked our dads' brains about everything you'd talk...
  • Kerry Washington steps out post-baby, feels 'really blessed'

    Kerry Washington steps out post-baby, feels 'really blessed'
    Kerry Washington became the envy of many a new mom on Wednesday night, making her first post-baby red carpet appearance. The gorgeous "Scandal" star welcomed daughter Isabelle Amarachi with husband Nnamdi Asomugha in April. On Wednesday, the already...
  • Father's Day: Favorite TV dads who cook, with Walter White and more

    As far as television is concerned, there's something just irresistibly funny about dads who cook. Well, we beg to differ. Here are five TV dads who knew their way around the kitchen, to a greater or lesser extent. Walter White from "Breaking Bad": We...
  • Oak Park police blotter: iPhone taken from Blue Line rider, battery against jogger, and more

    Oak Park police blotter: iPhone taken from Blue Line rider, battery against jogger, and more
    The following items were taken from police reports: Five boys ages 16 to 20 stole a iPhone 5C with blue-and-gray cell phone case, valued at $425, from the hand of a Round Lake resident sitting on the CTA Blue Line train at 11:35 p.m. May 20. The five...
  • Teen skeleton found by Mexico cave divers has scientists breathless

    Teen skeleton found by Mexico cave divers has scientists breathless
    Alejandro Alvarez's eyes widened against the dark underwater void that would become known as the Black Hole on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. His flashlight shined on ancient bones from extinct species, and eventually he would discover the hemisphere's...