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How to Improve Your Momversations

By Kathryn_WilliamsMay 10, 2012
Mother's Day is almost here, and you know what that means: Mom will be expecting a nice, long, meaningful momversation (and no, texting doesn't count—you have to call her!). But conversations with your mom can be complicated, not to mention fraught with... More  →
How to Improve Your Momversations

The Worst Mother's Day Gifts

By RG DanielsMay 10, 2012
To quote the great philosophy of the 1970s Swedish pop band, ABBA: “Mamma mia, here I go again”. It’s that time of year where we give our props to Mom for all that she does. Let’s not mess it up by giving her any of... More  →
The Worst Mother's Day Gifts

How to Make Mother's Day Brunch

By Rachel KorowitzMay 9, 2012
Making Mother's Day brunch for your mom is great because you get give someone you really care about (i.e. your mom) a homemade present, which is basically a super-classy way of saying, "I stopped doing me-centric stuff and thought about you because I love you... More  →
How to Make Mother's Day Brunch

"Mom, You're the Best": A Mother's Day Card from a Sparkler!

By ContributorMay 9, 2012
I have the best mom in the world—and on Mother's Day, that presents a bit of a challenge. You see, it can be a bit difficult to get her a gift that truly expresses just how much I love her! Last year, my dad and... More  →

How to Connect With Your Mom

By Chrissie GruebelMay 9, 2012
You're always saying to your mom, "Fear not, Mom. I promise I'm eating three meals a day and everything's clean"—but if she can't see it, she doesn't believe you. Moms are very visual creatures. Skype opens the door so your mom... More  →
How to Connect With Your Mom

The Best Breakup Advice My Mom Ever Gave Me

By Melissa AlbertMay 9, 2012
In my last year of college, I was dating this guy who was a real piece of work. Let's call him George. He dumped me, I took him back. He dumped me again, I started seeing someone else. But for some crazy reason,... More  →
The Best Breakup Advice My Mom Ever Gave Me

A (Christmas) Mother's Day Story

By Eric GarneauMay 8, 2012
I don't really like Christmas. Actually, I kind of hate it. I suppose my reasons for that are pretty selfish. The size of my family is precisely two: me and my grandmother… that's it. And since I spend a lot of time with my grandmother... More  →
A (Christmas) Mother's Day Story

The Best Advice My Mom Ever Gave Me

By Chrissie GruebelMay 8, 2012
When I was little, I used to fight with my older sister. A lot. Like, one time? She and I were playing rockstar or something, and she was singing into a box cutter. No, I don't know where my parents were and no, they didn't... More  →
The Best Advice My Mom Ever Gave Me

When My Mom Texts

By SissyMay 7, 2012
Because my mom is all about being my BFF, she likes to do everything I do (actually, she does things she thinks I do, but which I’m actually too cool for). She buys flared jeans, watches “The Voice,” and dismisses annoying things with a quick... More  →
When My Mom Texts

My Mom Taught Me Everything I Know About Boob Jokes

By SissyMay 3, 2012
I vividly remember that when I was a child, my mom repeated the phrase, “men are ayotta stupey, women are ayotta smart.” (Note: she used babytalk because I was, basically, a baby, and because she probably wanted to offend my father less.) My mom made... More  →
My Mom Taught Me Everything I Know About Boob Jokes