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Mother's Day

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Top Mother's Day Articles

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  • After her death, a mom's words live on

    After her death, a mom's words live on
    My mother would have turned 90 last week, and in her honor I decided I'd read a letter she once wrote me, one I'd deliberately never opened. She had given me the letter on the last day of one of her occasional visits to Chicago. "Honey, I jotted a few...
  • Thanks, Mom ... for the money advice

    You probably didn't find a Mother's Day card thanking your mom for helping you figure out how to handle your money. Some of the typical messages I saw lately involved thanks for giving warm hugs, being understanding and showing strength. But if I had my...
  • Gosnell's 'clinic of horrors'

    It was the pictures and riveting testimony that convinced a Philadelphia jury that abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell was guilty of murdering three infants born alive following botched late-term abortions and also guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of...
  • Activist's son one of 8 shot on South, West sides

    Activist's son one of 8 shot on South, West sides
    The son of a community activist and a 13-year-old boy were among eight people wounded in shootings on the South and West sides since Monday afternoon. Hal Baskin Jr., the 25-year-old son of Englewood activist Hal Baskin, was shot in the stomach and...
  • Hobo or Boy Scout? Credit quiz tells the score

    It's one of the most important numbers influencing life on this planet, and I don't mean your ZIP code, dress size or how much you spent on Mother's Day gifts for your wife. I mean your credit score, which, besides determining how much credit you get...
  • A vintage problem: What to get for mom?

    Mom is back! After a significant drop-off during the Great Recessepression, Mother Day's spending is set to jump by 11 percent this year, according to the latest survey by the National Retail Federation, which averages out this year's spending to $168....
  • Co-parenting on Father's Day

    Co-parenting on Father's Day
    While I was chatting with another divorced mother recently, the conversation of Father's Day came up. "Are you going to get your ex a present that would be from your son?" she asked. "I'm not sure," I said. "Did he get you a present for Mother's...
  • Tips from an 'Instant Mom'

    Tips from an 'Instant Mom'
    Nia Vardalos didn't enter motherhood with ease. This Canadian-born, Second City-trained actress and author (most well known for writing and starring in the movie "My Big Fat Greek Wedding,") pulls back the curtain on her struggles to become a mom in her...
  • Mom, it's a day that's just for you -- or is it?

    Mother's Day is the mother of all conundrums. "Are you supposed to plan a celebration that includes the kids?" a colleague asked me. "Or plan a day that gives her a break from the kids?" He's a dad of two little ones. He wanted to do the right thing....
  • Henry's kidnapping leads his loved ones to a battle in Neverland

    ALL MY CHILDREN: Jesse's worst nightmare was confirmed. Miranda's feelings caught Bianca by surprise, forcing her to consider her response. Celia was shocked by something she overheard. A person presumed to be dead was shown to be very much alive. Another...
  • A Mother's Day remembrance

    "DO not join encounter groups. If you enjoy being made to feel inadequate, call your mother!" I found this in a quote file attributed to one Liz Smith. I can't believe I wrote that. Perhaps whoever did, will communicate and take credit. I adored my...