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 sand dollar underneath a wave; Illustration by Tatsuro Kiuchi
Angels

This Sand Dollar Became a Heaven-Sent Sign

Finding the perfect sea creature reminded her that she was never alone.

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A angel mother cradling her child; Illustration by Orlando Hoetzel
Angels

God's Grace Helped Her Meet the Challenges of Special Needs Parenting

God helped her to be the best mother for her daughter with Down syndrome.

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Walking in the woods with Gracie
Alzheimer's and Dementia

Caregiving: A Burden of Love

Recalling a mother’s devotion for her son, while exploring the connection between Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome.

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Katie Brown; photo courtesy Katie Brown
Stories of Faith

Everyday Blessings: Childlike Wonder

The home and gardening TV personality receives a gentle reminder from her daughter to slow down and take in God’s wonders.  

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Janet Paige Smith with her son, Laughlin; photo courtesy Janet Paige Smith.
Adult Children

A Life Lesson Learned from Her Son

She was focused on her son’s college graduation ceremony; he was focused on beginning life as an adult and protecting those he loved.

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Carol Weis; photo by Katye Martens Brier
Addiction and Recovery

A Recovering Alcoholic Feared Her Daughter Might Repeat Her Mistakes

How could she prevent her teenage daughter from turning to alcohol?

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Today Show co-anchor Savvannah Guthrie; photo by Melanie Dunea
Positive Thinking

Positive Thinker: Savannah Guthrie, Today Show Co-Anchor

The positive-thinking TV personality, who just celebrated 10 years on the Today Show, shares who her real-life hero is, why mornings are her favorite and what she does for her spiritual well-being.

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Senior woman is celebrating a joyful Mother's day moment with her daughter; Getty Images
Aging Parents

Meeting Your Mom’s Needs on Mother’s Day When She Has Memory Loss

A geriatric doctor, who cared for her mother with Alzheimer’s, shares tips to keep your celebration simple and flexible.

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Saved by a mother
Family

How a Mother’s Cancer Helped Save Her Daughter’s Life

Finding eternal love and support after an unplanned doctor’s visit

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Mother's Day Comfort From Beyond Mother and Daughter (Getty Images)
Miracles

How Mothers Can Comfort Us From Beyond

Not all of us can be with our moms this Mother’s Day, but sometimes God sends us signs to let us know that they are still watching over us.

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