Mother

Whether you call her Mom, Mama, Ma, or your own pet name, your mother is a precious woman because she gave you the ultimate gift--your life.

A daughter supports a mother at church.
Inspiring Stories

A Stunningly Beautiful Gesture in Church

Witnessing the tenderness of support between a disabled mother and her daughter at the communion rail.

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5 Money-Saving Tips for Single Moms
Life Advice

5 Money-Saving Tips

While these tips are written with single moms in mind, almost anyone can save more money with a little organizing, budgeting and internet savvy--and make a little more, too!

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Teacher's Inspiring Maternity Leave Photo Goes Viral
Children

Teacher's Inspiring Maternity Leave Photo Goes Viral

This pregnant elementary school teacher didn't let going into labor stop her from doing her job. 

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A young mother reading a bedtime story to her daughter.
Adult Children

In Praise of Those Who Mother

Mother's Day isn't exclusively to mothers, but to those who are proactive in the responsibility of "mothering".

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Family vacation
Daily Devotions

Jesus' Presence Along the Journey

A family vacation sheds light on recognizing the importance of the Lord in my life.

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A Mother’s Selfless Love and Prayers
Children

A Mother’s Selfless Love and Prayers

Never giving up on a wayward son yields a joyous outcome.

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Karen and Lloyd Leveridge, on the evening of their wedding in 1954
Adult Children

A Mother's Last Gift

Years after his mother's death, one Guideposts staffer discovers a beautiful reminder of her love—and her sense of humor.

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Kristin Chenoweth with her new pup, Thunder
Stories of Faith

Kristin Chenoweth Makes a Leap of Faith in Adopting a Rescue Dog

With a solid foundation of faith and family, actress-singer Kristin Chenoweth lives by a motto she learned from her mother: "You never know, honey."

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Writer Deb Hipp, at work on her laptop
Aging Parents

When Distance Complicates Family Caregiving Roles

After her father passed away from Alzheimer's, she worried from afar about her mother. Could she trust the strangers who cared for her mom?

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Olivia Walton
Movies and TV

14 TV Moms We Love

A lawyer, a doctor, a stay-at-home mom and a woman running her own closet business are among our picks for the greatest TV moms of all time. 

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