Sunday, April 29, 2012

Celebrating Mother's Day 2012: Mother's Day Poems, Gifts & Ideas



Mother's Day has been bittersweet for me since I lost my mother in 1991. It hardly seems possible that I haven't seen her in more than 20 years. The endless TV commercials and radio jingles remind me how much I miss my mom, but they also bring some treasured memories to mind: her laugh, her smile, the way she cared for me when I was sick, the weekend drives we took in the country when she was sick with cancer just to get away and enjoy the day.

If you have a mother, no matter what emotional baggage might come with the relationship, make sure she knows she is loved. Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there.

Mother's Day Poems

Mother's Day Acrostic Poem

My Mother, the Enigma - a poem in the acrostic form for Mother's Day
Poem at: Mother's Day Acrostic Poem - Yahoo! Voices

Mothers and Daughters: a Mother's Day Haiku - Yahoo!
A poem about the relationship between mothers and daughters in the haiku form.
Poem at: Mothers and Daughters: a Mother's Day Haiku 

Mother's Day Gifts

Picking the Perfect Mother's Day Gift 

Mother's Day is right around the corner. Do you know what you are going to give your mother this year? As someone who has worked in retail for many years, I have had the opportunity to help many people buy just the right gift for their mothers. Here are some tips to help you pick out the perfect Mother's Day gift. More at: Picking the Perfect Mother's Day Gift - Yahoo! Voices



Mother's Day Ideas: Queen for a Day on a Tight Budget

Many readers may not remember the old television program (which actually started as a radio show in 1945) called "Queen for a Day." The show was a forerunner of reality TV shows as female contestants had to tell real-life stories to win. The lady who won would be gowned in a red velvet robe, given a sparkling crown, and handed a dozen long-stemmed roses, and she would win other prizes and trips. The "Queen for a Day" program always ended with the words, "Make every woman a queen, for every single day!"

Article at: Mother's Day Ideas : Queen for a Day on a Tight Budget - Yahoo! Voices

Mother's Day: When Forgiveness is the Best Gift

Mother's Day is the time we celebrate our mothers, and I took it completely for granted for much of my life - while my mother was still alive.

Article at: Mother's Day: When Forgiveness is the Best Gift - Yahoo! Voices

Give the gift of healthy skin for Mother's Day from Rodan + Fields

This year instead of giving Mom the same thing you gave her last year, consider the gift of healthy skin from Rodan + Fields Dermatologists for Mother's Day and other special occasions.

Article at: Give the gift of healthy skin for Mother's Day from Rodan + Fields - National Rodan + Fields Examiner

Perfect Mother’s Day Gift: Rodan + Fields Soothe

Here's a suggestion for the perfect gift for a mother, grandmother, aunt, wife or other women who has played a significant role in your life -- the gift of healthy skin care with the Soothe regimen for Mother’s Day.

More at: Rodan + Fields Soothe


 

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