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.
Mothers and daughters watching TV
Family

8 Uplifting Movies to Enjoy on Mother’s Day

Whether you are a mother, miss your mother or are celebrating your mother, these films will meet you where you are.

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Edward Grinnan
Alzheimer's and Dementia

In the End, the One Word That Matters

It was a mother/son relationship fraught with tension but, ultimately, understanding.

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Mother's Day 2022 faith based mothers day gifts
Family

7 Best Mother’s Day 2022 Gift Ideas

Give your mom the gift of peace, hope, and inspiration with these Guideposts’ books and devotionals.

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Spring training
Alzheimer's and Dementia

Do You and Your Mom Share a Passion for Sports?

Tender memories of spring training and a love of the Detroit Tigers

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Amanda and Mr. Bojangles
Cats

A Little Black Cat Showed Her the True Meaning of Love

She didn’t know how to fully open her heart. Then came Mr. Bojangles.

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Edward Grinnan and Gracie
Family Caregiving

National Caregivers Day—How to Show Your Appreciation

Here are ways we can honor those who care for our loved ones.

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Edward Grinnan
God's Grace

Have You Received a Comforting Sign from a Loved One Who Has Passed?

For one son, it appeared in a secondhand bookstore on the first anniversary of his mother’s death.

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Author Christine Naman
Teenagers

A Mother's Tips for Talking to Kids About Drugs

Author Christine Naman, whose teenage daughter struggled with addiction, discusses actions parents can take to decrease the likelihood that their children will get involved with alcohol and drugs and to help them get sober if they do.

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Edward Grinnan
Alzheimer's and Dementia

Taking Away the Car Keys—How Did Your Family Handle It?

It’s a watershed moment for those with a loved one who has dementia. This writer wants to hear from you about it.

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Kristen Kemp and her mother, Carolyn; photo courtesy Kristen Kemp
Aging Parents

Her Mother With Alzheimer’s Sang ‘Silent Night’

Dementia had taken away so much from her mother and her family. But at the Christmas Eve service, she realized their faith would see them through.

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