Browsing: Mother’s day

My mother believed in two things: enjoying life to the fullest and helping people to the maximum. I remember her always reaching for her checkbook and giving to people of all ages.

The tradition of mothering day was not carried to America with the first English Settlers. In wasn’t until 1870 when Julia Ward Howe, the author of the Battle Hymn of the Republic, called on an international Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day is like a minefield, fraught with opportunities for disaster and possible maiming. It’s not as dangerous as, say, Valentine’s Day, but the lingering effects of a badly thought-out gift can be pretty uncomfortable.

This list certainly is not exhaustive, so let’s keep the dialogue going—leave your Mother’s Day gift ideas online…or your warnings.