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.
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Alzheimer's and Dementia

5 Tips for Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer's

Ruth Drew of the Alzheimer’s Association shares advice, including how to build a support network and taking time for yourself.  

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About Alzheimer's and Dementia

The Angels Who Carried His Mother Home

Summoned to his mother's hospice bedside, Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan learned that she was in good hands for her homeward journey.

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A woman in her golden years using a laptop to video chat.
Aging Parents

Honoring Your Mom on Mother’s Day Even if You Can’t Be Together

Discover how to work with your mother’s caregivers to make her day special

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Pets

Their Beloved Hen Finally Became a Mother

The broody hen never had chicks of her own. But she miraculously accepted a brood of newborn chicks and raised them as her own.  

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Aging Parents

5 Tips for a Relaxing Mother’s Day When Your Mom Has Dementia

Small gatherings with minimal stress are key to a successful celebration—whether you’re together or apart.

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A woman and her aging mother in a loving embrace.
Aging Parents

5 Ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day When You Miss Your Mom

Whether you’re separated physically, or by mental and emotional changes to your mom’s condition, this is a chance to connect.

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Bible Resources

7 Bible Verses for Mother's Day

Face it: You'd be so lost without your mother. She's on duty the other 364 days a year, so when that special Sunday rolls around, give Mom her due respect. Here are seven of our favorite verses to celebrate her with faith.

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God's Grace

Her Mother's Prayers Kept Her Safe

When her building in New York City was robbed, her room was miraculously skipped. 

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God's Grace

Mother Knows Best: Mystical Mother-and-Child Experiences

Here are eight incredible Mysterious Ways stories that illustrate the powerful connection mothers share with their children.

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Katie Brown
Children

Katie Brown: A Mother’s Prayer Answered

The popular TV host feared she was not up to the task of helping her adopted daughter overcome the obstacles she would face. An empathetic doctor showed her otherwise.

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