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The Difference Between A Mom And Mother: Why I Appreciate What My Mother Has Done For Me

ByAaron Kaufman
Dear Mom, I love you. I know that I don’t say it enough. I wish I said it more. Instead, I wait for an occasion like Mother’s Day when I can run to the store, buy a card that expresses some generic sentiment that loosely applies to our relationship,…

Photos Of Mothers And 1-Day-Old Babies Show The Beauty Of Motherhood

ByEmily Arata
After nine months of preparation for a child, the day his or her life begins is a miracle. Enter London-based photographer Jenny Lewis, who recently released the book "One Day Young." Compiled from images of 150 different mothers and their children,…

How Depression Took My Mother Away From Me

ByJacklyn Kouefati
While some people actually believe mental illness is something you can just overcome by getting more exercise or by removing tasks from your busy schedule, it is a very real thing. My father was one of those people who believed the former to be…

Mike Pence Seriously Calls His Wife 'Mother' And Everyone's Really Creeped Out

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Vice President Mike Pence calls his wife "mother," according to a new story from Rolling Stone. That's right — on top of consistently attacking the rights of LGBTQ+ people and women, being a climate change denier and generally not caring about…

22 Instagram Captions To Make Your Post For Mom Extra Special On Mother’s Day

ByAlexa Mellardo
Many of us are still deciding on the perfect way to spoil Mom this Mother's Day. She's altered her life to revolve around her children, and she truly deserves the world (and so much more) in return. As thoughtful as an exquisite bouquet of roses can…

5 Common Misconceptions Society Has About Surrogate Mothers, Debunked

ByAnum Yoon
Surrogacy is a vague and misunderstood subject. It's a very difficult concept for some people to grasp. There are legal matters to consider, and surrogate mothers are often looked down upon. However, surrogacy is sometimes necessary for a couple…

Dad Slams Daughter's Friends After She Drops Dead On FB Live With Baby In Hands

ByOliver McAteer
The father of a young mother who died on Facebook Live while holding her son has criticized the people who watched her and did nothing. Keiana Herndon, 25, of El Dorado in Arkansas, died on Wednesday, December 28, after she began to shake during the…

Her Mother's Daughter: Why Bobbi Kristina Brown Deserves Respect

ByAlicia Cook
Before Whitney Houston’s death in 2012, I knew she and fellow singer Bobby Brown had a child. I knew they named her Bobbi, and I knew she was seven years younger than me. And, that’s where my knowledge of Bobbi Kristina Brown started and…

5 Signs You've Finally Turned Into Your Jewish Mother

ByIsabelle Zanzer
At first, I ignored the signs. They'd pop up occasionally, almost subconsciously, as I urged my sister and roommate to floss her teeth before going to bed and check WebMD if I didn't mistake my common cold with something far worse, like…

Most Savage Son Ever Accidentally Let His Mom Drink A Cup Of His Semen

ByKatie Corvino
I'M NEVER DRINKING WATER OR MILK OR SODA OR ANYTHING EVER AGAIN. A Reddit user allegedly let his OWN MOTHER accidentally drink his semen, and now he's writing about it on the internet. Yup, put your drink down for this one. You're not gonna want to…

Mother Teresa Will Be Recognized As A Saint By Pope Francis

ByGillian Fuller
Mother Teresa will be officially declared a saint, the Vatican announced yesterday. In the Roman Catholic religion, a saint is someone who lived a holy life and performed miracles while still on Earth. A person cannot be canonized, or made into a…

Member Of ISIS Reportedly Executed His Own Mother In Front Of Audience

BySean Levinson
A member of the Islamic State reportedly executed his own mother in public after she was found guilty of apostasy. According to Daily Mail, Ali Saqr used an assault rifle to kill his mother, said to be in her 40s, just outside the post office where…

11 Mother-Daughter Duos Reveal Importance Of Walking The Women’s March Together

ByAlexandra Svokos
Women all over the world joined together on January 21 for the Women's March. People of all generations united in Washington DC and hundreds of other cities. I went to DC with my mom and aunt. We all went to Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration…

Mom Finds Out She's Dating Pedophile When Google Search Reveals Horrific Crimes

ByAlexandra Strickler
A mother of four was horrified to discover her new boyfriend is actually a convicted pedophile after a Google search revealed his true identity. Robert Wynn, 30, from North Yorkshire, and the woman first met through an online gaming site, where his…

Why Your Mother Deserves Your Affection, Despite Your Differences

ByLauren Ramesbottom
My relationship with my mom has never been easy. Growing up, I had friends who had incredible friendships with their mothers, some who didn’t have relationships with them at all and some who fell within the perceivable middle ground, like me. The…

Billie Lourd's Moving Post On What Carrie Fisher Taught Her Will Make You Sob

ByAmanda Fama
It's been a little over two weeks since Carrie Fisher passed away, leaving "Scream Queens" actress Billie Lourd without a mother. I cannot fathom the difficult time Lourd is going through right now, but it appears she's finding strength to make it…

Daughter Helps Mother Lose Weight By Writing Motivational Notes For Her

ByKatie Gonzalez
One daughter helped her dangerously-overweight mother shed the extra pounds through sweet, simple letters, and a devised "hug test." When Genese Ackroyd starting experiencing stroke-like symptoms due to a drastic weight gain, 10-year-old daughter…

The 10 Best On-Screen Mother-Daughter Duos Of All Time

ByMarquaysa Battle
The relationship between a mother and a daughter is a special one. Some are super close and others couldn't be further apart. There are moms and daughters who are complete besties and then there are some that, well, let's just say mama always makes…

Jennifer Lawrence Goes Full Scream Queen In Terrifying Trailer For New Horror Flick -- VIDEO

ByDylan Kickham
She's already conquered dystopian sci-fi and adult dramas, and now Jennifer Lawrence is making her debut in horror. The first trailer for Lawrence's new movie mother! is definitely the creepiest thing we've ever seen her appear in. It's still…

Ashley Graham Says Her Mother Saved Her Modeling Career

ByAlexandra Svokos
On Saturday, Nov. 11, model Ashley Graham opened up about the inspiration she got from her mother, especially when she was growing up and attempting to break into the modeling industry. In a conversation with Girlboss CEO and founder Sophia Amoruso…

Woman Reunites With Her Birth Mother After Facebook Post Goes Viral

ByEmily Arata
More than two decades after they were separated, Stacey Lee found her mother with the help of Facebook. Daily Mail reports just 20 hours after the 23-year-old posted her smiling face alongside a handwritten sign explaining she was seeking her birth…

Redefining Beauty: How Breast Cancer Affected My Mother's Identity

ByAnjelica Kenerly
The relationship between a mother and daughter is complex, to say the least. Growing up, there was never really a time I could remember thinking, “I wish I could be like my mom someday.” I was your typical daddy’s girl. I always wanted to be around…

Gay Drama Teacher Pens Amazing Response To Homophobic Mother

ByGillian Fuller
After receiving an ignorant message from a parent attacking his sexuality, youth theater producer Michael Neri decided to fight back in the most brilliant way: with kindness (and a lot of sass). Neri, 26, was busy preparing for his next production,…

Woman Searching For Biological Mother Finds Out She's Her Coworker

ByGillian Fuller
Last month, La-Sonya Mitchell-Clark received an envelope in the mail from the Ohio Department of Health. The Youngstown, OH, resident had been waiting her entire life for this particular piece of mail, and finally, after 38 years, it arrived. Inside…

'Skam' Finale Finally Gave Us Vilde's Story, Which Should've Been A Full Season

ByDylan Kickham
It's officially the end of the road for Skam. The viral teen drama grew from being a tiny Norwegian show to an international sensation after telling poignant stories dealing with complex topics like sexuality, religion, sexual abuse, and mental…

Jennifer Lawrence Doesn't Want A 'Mother!' Sequel: "I Wouldn’t Be Able To Do It Again"

ByDylan Kickham
Whether you love it or hate it, chances are if you've seen Jennifer Lawrence's new movie mother!, you can't stop thinking and talking about it. The strange, allegorical thriller has been met with both extreme praise and extreme derision from fans…

My Mother Didn't Change The World, But She's Still My Hero

ByCherie Jamison
At a work meeting recently, I was given a get-to-know-you, icebreaker question: “Who do you most admire?” Without hesitation, I knew my answer would be my mother. When I was asked to talk a little about my mom and why I chose her, I found that…

21 Mother's Day Quotes For Instagram That Show Just How Much You Care

ByRachel Chapman
It's that time of year again to find the sweetest pic for your Mother's Day post on the 'Gram. I love any excuse to brag about how awesome my mom is, so you know I'm going all-out on this very special day. Finding the perfect words for your caption…

Remembering My Mother: Her Love, Her Struggle And Her Legacy

ByShannon Allen
My mother passed away on May 5, 2011, exactly three months after her 54th birthday.  I was 24 years old. My mother's name was Rosemary, but all her close friends and family, including my brother and I, called her Ro. Even to this day, four years…

Michelle Obama Posted A Heartwarming Photo For Mother's Day & I Can't Handle It

ByBernadette Deron
Mother's Day is a chance for everyone to show their mamas a little extra love, most commonly manifested in the form of a social media post. Whether it's a snapshot from the day's events or a collection of throwback pics, there is no shortage of…

Transgender Woman Comes Out To Her Mother With Dementia Over And Over

ByEitan Levine
Melbourne, Australia's Tina Healy was admittedly nervous when she realized she had to come out as transgender to her mother with dementia. According to the Daily Mail, Tina's family even suggested she not bother telling her mom she identified as a…

Mother And Son Get Emotional Talking About His Father's Death (Video)

ByStacey Leasca
When you're a kid, you don't really understand your parents as other people. As a kid, your parents are larger than life, only existing in your view. But, as you grow older, you can relate to their struggles more and more. As you age, you can start…

4 Lessons My Ghanaian Mother Taught Me About Love

ByNana T. Baffour-Awuah
Growing up in a Ghanaian household usually means growing up with your typical Ghanaian mother. She's lovingly critical, instinctively nurturing, traditionally Christian (in a very how-can-you-have-a-church-without-hymns way) and opinionated in her…

Mother And Daughter Find Each Other 71 Years After Nazis Separated Them

BySean Levinson
A mother was reunited with the daughter she previously thought died during World War II. According to The Washington Post, an unnamed 91-year-old Italian woman moved to Germany during the war to work in a factory. While there, she met a German…

WTF? This 65-Year-Old Mother Of 13 Is Pregnant With Quadruplets

ByAdam Pliskin
A 65-year-old German woman is pregnant with quadruplets. No need to adjust that dial. You read that right. Annegret Raunigk already has 13 children and seven grandchildren, but it appears as if that wasn't enough for the elementary school teacher…

26 Cute Mother & Daughter Quotes That Define Your Best Friendship

ByTessa Harvey
I don't remember the exact moment when my mom became my best friend. I remember being little and needing her and my dad for everything. I wish I didn't remember the middle, but I do all too well — my irritable teen years, when I spoke more out of…

These 10 Celebrities Created The Most Touching Mother's Day Tributes

ByJake Cappuccino
All people love their mothers. OK, maybe not all, but most people love their mothers, and celebrities are no different in that regard. In honor of Mother's Day, all sorts of celebrities posted photos across social media. Some celebs posted photos of…

Donald Trump Forgot Something Big In His Mother's Day Message & I'm Cringing

ByShelby Black
Mother's Day is truly the perfect occasion to celebrate the special women in our lives. While everyone is taking to social media to give special shoutouts to their loved ones, Donald Trump's Mother's Day message is a bit on the awkward side. It's…

Jemima Kirke Discusses The 'Guilt' She Felt At Becoming A Young Mother At 25

ByBrittany Leitner
Women are expected to stay on-script. In the early 1900s, gaslighting was a common way of forcing women to believe their feelings were invalid. As recently as the 1950s, women were regularly given electro-shock therapy to combat for women who…

How My Mother's Alcoholism Is Proof You Cannot Force Sobriety

ByCasey Anderson
Addiction is a disease. Just like with any other illness, you can't force those suffering to get better. They can enter treatment. They can be supported, loved and cared for. But, you can't make them better. It took me a while to fully grasp this…

25 Percent Of Married Men Would Love To Bang Their Mother-In-Laws

ByGillian Fuller
Bad news for the ladies: Apparently, one in six men find their mother-in-laws more attractive than their wives. Oof. This distressing factoid was unearthed by a study of 1,500 men. In addition, the study found 25 percent of men are sexually…

20 Mother-Daughter Tattoos That Will Bond You Together Forever (Photos)

ByKaylin Pound
Moms and tattoos have more in common than you may think. A mother's love is everlasting and you can be sure the bond you share with your mom will never fade, just like a tattoo. I don't know about you, but my mom has always been my best friend, not…

Here Is Everything We Know About Jennifer Lawrence's New Movie 'mother!'

ByAni Bundel
This weekend will see Jennifer Lawrence's return to the big screen since her ill-fated movie with Chris Pratt Passengers. She stars in the movie mother! directed by her now-boyfriend Darren Aronofsky. The trailers released ahead of time paint this…

I'm A Guy And My Mother Is The Best Friend I've Ever Had

ByChris Riotta
My mom can somehow always tell exactly what I'm thinking before I even say a word. We listen to each other, and we're genuinely focused on each other's best interests at all times. There's no one else on earth who will support you the way your…

The 10 Worst Mothers In America

ByJulian Sonny
Some women are not fit to bear children. Straight up. It's pretty upsetting to see a lack of maternal instincts and whether it's because they're stupid or just plain smuts, one thing is for certain — they are probably on reality TV cashing out. So…

Brides Share The Crazy Fights They Had With The Mother Of The Groom

ByJen Glantz
If you think you've dodged wedding stress because you've carefully handpicked a super zen, drama-free bridal party, you may be wrong. Getting along with the groom's mother can be a total hit or miss. You may be blessed with a MOTG who makes you feel…

Guy Sends Naked Pictures Of Ex-GF To Her Mother After She Ignores His Texts

ByZara Barrie
A bitter man who sent explicit photos of his ex-girlfriend to her own MOTHER was recently sentenced to do community service for 18 months. 36-year-old Mark Gregory allegedly threatened to send his ex's naked pics around to friends if she continued…

The Best Mother's Day Instagram Captions To Show Mom Some Love

ByMarisa Casciano
There's a lot to celebrate in life, but our moms are probably one of the best reasons to put our party pants on. They're the incredible women who raised us, and the ones we can always count on to break out those embarrassing baby pictures. They…

Mother And Married Son Arrested After Having Sex With Each Other

ByCandice Jalili
Another day, another weird incest story. This time, a son and mother in North Carolina have been arrested for allegedly engaging in sexual relations. Melissa "Missy" Kitchens, 44, and her son, Shaun Thomas Pfeiffer, 25, are each facing felony…

So Oedipal: Are Guys Looking For Girls Who Are Just Like Their Mothers?

ByDan Scotti
For whatever reason, it's often said that a man ends up marrying a woman who reminds him of his own mother. It's an expression that gets tossed around casually, but if you ask me, it's a little unsettling. The idea, itself, is in line with one of…