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2015/05/13 15:41
2015/05/13 15:41
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About 35 women arrived at the Pine Island Elks Lodge Saturday morning to celebrate the Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island "Mother's Day Brunch." Island artist Mel Meo performed an art demonstration,...
2015/05/13 15:41
2015/05/13 15:41
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2015/05/12 19:31
2015/05/12 19:31
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Your mother gave you life. She was there when you said your first word, took your first step and skinned your knee for the first time. She’s been there for many firsts in your life, good times and...
2015/05/11 03:40
2015/05/11 03:40
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The first Mother's Day service was celebrated in Grafton on May 10, 1908. Now 107 years later families gathered at the International Mother's Day Shrine on Sunday to celebrate mothers...
2015/05/11 00:55
2015/05/11 00:55
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Ann Maria Reeves Jarvis, mother of Mother's Day. Say firmly: "We will not have great questions decided by irrelevant agencies Our husbands shall not come to us, reeking with carnage, for caresses...
2015/05/10 23:37
2015/05/10 23:37
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Posted: Sunday, May 10, 2015 – 4:32 PM (CNS) – Mother’s Day in the Los Angeles area will include tributes to foster parents and mothers in senior citizen housing today while Major League Baseball...
2015/05/10 22:28
2015/05/10 22:28
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Mother’s In BusinessMonday, 11 May 2015, 9:53 amPress Release: Hunter Powell InvestmentsMother’s In BusinessFor many, Mothers Day, and its contrapositive involving us blokes, has become nothing more...
2015/05/10 19:18
2015/05/10 19:18
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Maybe you bought her a gift. Maybe you ordered some flowers. Maybe you just gave her a call. It’s Mother’s Day, so chances are, you did something to tell your mom that you care. (If you didn’t, I’m...
2015/05/10 17:20
2015/05/10 17:20
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It was President Woodrow Wilson who issued a presidential proclamation on May 9, 1914, officially establishing the first national Mother’s Day holiday - “as a public expression of our love and...
2015/05/10 15:51
2015/05/10 15:51
17d
Break out the re-gifted perfume and last-minute gas station floral arrangements — it’s Mother’s Day 2015. But of course there’s more to Mother’s Day than white wine, Capri pants and an extra helping...
2015/05/10 14:22
2015/05/10 14:22
17d
... posted to author’s website, FirstOne Through} Just 101 years ago, on the brink of World War I, US President Woodrow Wilson declared Mother’s Day. In its original format, it seemed like a...
2015/05/10 13:44
2015/05/10 13:44
17d
One day, clearly, is not enough. It's not enough to adequately thank all the mothers who do so much to enrich their children's lives, to nurture, to protect, to provide a love that is nothing less...
2015/05/10 12:00
2015/05/10 12:00
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Good morning, it’s Sunday, May 10, the 130th day of 2015. There are 235 days left in the year. This is Mother's Day. Temperatures will be around 70 at the start of the day and it will be cloudy with a...
2015/05/10 07:57
2015/05/10 07:57
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Courtney: The true gift of the lanyard The mother of all mothers � Mother Earth. This Mother�s Day brings a Billy Collins poem to mind. It�s called �The Lanyard.� In a way, it reminds me of the...
2015/05/10 05:13
2015/05/10 05:13
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In the United States, the tradition is frequently traced to Anna Jarvis, who in the mid-19th century organized women to help improve health conditions related to poor sanitation. Her daughter sought...
2015/05/10 04:23
2015/05/10 04:23
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For you moms reading this, remember the days of cloth baby diapers and clotheslines? Some ladies had a certain day of the week set aside to do their laundry, and it might have worked for them. But...
2015/05/10 04:22
2015/05/10 04:22
18d
The day is referred to more frequently as Mother's Day, of course. People who forget to do something special for Mom today will spend the next week cursing themselves for being insensitive, ungrateful...
2015/05/09 19:48
2015/05/09 19:48
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By Katharine Lane Antolini One hundred years ago last May, President Woodrow Wilson signed the first congressional resolution and presidential proclamation calling upon all citizens to honor Mother’s...
2015/05/09 16:48
2015/05/09 16:48
18d
Philadelphia activist Anna Jarvis (1864-1948) came up with the idea for “Mother’s Day” at the beginning of the 20th century as a tribute to her mother. On May 10, 1908, in what is considered the...
2015/05/09 15:03
2015/05/09 15:03
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Women writing about politics, etc. Soap to PloughsharesHow to return Mother's Day to its original meaning. In 2009, Ruth Rosen explained the anti-war origins of Mother’s Day. The article is...
2015/05/08 23:15
2015/05/08 23:15
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The driving force behind Mother's Day was Anna Jarvis, who organized observances in Grafton, W.Va., and Philadelphia, Pa., on May 10, 1908. As the annual celebration became popular around the country,...
2015/05/13 15:41
2015/05/13 15:41
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