Browsing tag: Mother’s Day

What to Do For your Mom When You Can’t Be There on Mother’s Day

For everyone who has a mom or is one, Mother's Day can be a delightful occasion. Gifts, flowers, fruity desserts and cards are the order of the day, while moms just get to sit back and soak it all in like a sweet slice of southern pound cake covered with syrupy strawberries. Sometimes You Can't Be There But what if you're not actually able to actually BE with your mom on the second Sunday in May? Of course, you would be if you could be. Yet, there are times when it can't happen. One young girl I know is so sad she can't get

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An Elaborate Mother’s Day Picnic in La Grange, Texas

Aren't you glad May was designated as the month in which to celebrate Mother's Day? Yellow and pink flowers are blooming everywhere, the sun is shining, and the birdies are chirping. I don't know about you, but all of those things put together sure do make me want to go on a Mother's Day picnic. Mother's Day Traditions What traditions does your family have on this Sunday in May when it's all about Mom? When I was growing up in Amarillo, Mother's Day was a big deal for lots of reasons, but what was number one? Mom didn't have

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How to Have a Special Mother’s Day When the Kids Can’t Come

Since we’ve moved to Austin, and since everyone in the family lives somewhere else, we just can’t be together on every single important occasion. It can be hard, and I’m sure I’m not the only one who gets it. So, in the way that only he can, my sweet husband made Mother's Day special for me. No kids in town? No worries. We were going to have a great day anyway, celebrating the joys of my own motherhood, and the blessings we have received from our moms. How kind is my husband! Here’s how he treated me to a very wonderful day.

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