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.
An elderly woman uses her laptip to video chat relatives.
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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An artist's rendering of a woman sleeping on the left and a hand reaching for the doorknob on right.
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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Woman helping her baby walk
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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Tonya May Avent
Teenagers

She Learned to Focus on Her Daughter, Not Sports

Her daughter, Kennedi, is a talented track athlete, but Tonya May Avent came to realize her focus on Kennedi's athletic success was misplaced.

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A song of love for a mom
How to Pray

A Surprising Song at a Mom’s Funeral

To sing is to pray twice, even with a tune from a beloved movie musical.

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Praying for others when you're scared
How to Pray

How to Pray for Others When You’re Scared

As a mom worries about her son’s possible exposure to Coronavirus, she realizes whom she must pray for.

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Christy Johnson (left) with daughter Brittany
Adult Children

She Learned to Focus on Loving—Not Judging—Her Daughter

Could this conservative Christian mother come to terms with the fact that her daughter was a lesbian?

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Egli and her daughter, Natalia, in autumn 2019
Living With Cancer

Her Daughter's Courage in Facing Cancer Bolstered Her Faith

This mother was inspired by her child’s insistence on living life to the fullest, despite multiple cancer diagnoses.

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