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 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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When Distance Complicates Family Caregiving Roles
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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Onion-Skin Easter Eggs
Children

Onion-Skin Easter Eggs

This favorite family project uses ingredients you probably already have.

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The Angel That Eased Her Worries
Angels

The Angel That Eased Her Worries

She had a lot on her mind and asked God to ease her worries. The response was rapid.

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Align Your Heart to God's Will
Devotions for Women

Align Your Heart with God's Will

When you're having a difficult time accepting God's plans for your life.

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Treating yourself with compassion during Lent
Family Problems

Giving Up Self-Criticism for Lent

Learning to see yourself through God's eyes–as loving, worthy and deserving of compassion

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A military mom comes to truly appreciate the national anthem.
Military Families

Standing with My Son

A military mom comes to understand what our national anthem truly means.

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