Mother’s Day getaways from Australia to closer to home

You can hike for days at Northern California’s Resort at Squaw Creek San Luis Obispo’s Granada Hotel & Bistro has a hip mod-boudoir feel If Mom can’t travel far, head to Santa Monica’s sophisticated Palihouse If you’re feeling the need for a getaway either …
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Julia Glass: On Mother’s Day weekend, things I wish I taught my son

Because every woman has, or has had, a mother — and knows, if only through stories, her grandmaternal forebears as well — to become a mother is to step into a hall of mirrors. In its most essential state, however, motherhood involves a single, mutual …
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Mother’s Day Turns 100: Its Surprisingly Dark History

As Mother’s Day turns 100 this year, it’s known mostly as a time for brunches, gifts, cards, and general outpourings of love and appreciation. But the holiday has more somber roots: It was founded for mourning women to remember fallen soldiers and work for …
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Mother’s Day brunch: A choice for every kind of mom

A restaurant mismatch can mean a miserable meal. Especially on Mother’s Day. If Mom’s the pearls-and-cardigan type, she might blanch at brunch at a hipster joint. Likewise, if she’s an inked-up biker chick, she may squirm at an air-kissy uptown eatery.
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Mother’s Day Memories

I can still hear their voices. “Close your eyes, Mommy.” And through half-shut lids I would see my two girls walking into the bedroom, carefully balancing a tray bearing my Mother’s Day breakfast. I can smell hot (but not quite strong enough) coffee …
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Mother’s Day Fast Facts

(CNN)– Here’s a look at what you need to know about Mother’s Day, which is always celebrated on the second Sunday in May. In 2014, the holiday will be celebrated on May 11. Facts: There were an estimated 85.4 million mothers in the U.S. in 2009.
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14 Mother’s Day Presents That Are Better Than Flowers

Instead of getting flowers and a hug for your mom this Mother’s Day, we thought we could all get a bit more creative this year. To help, we’ve rounded up some of the HuffPost Women team’s favorite Mother’s Day gift ideas. Here are our top 14 picks: 1.
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Mother’s Day gift guide: Treat mom to head-to-toe beauty

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to show our much-loved mom we care with covet-worthy and self-indulging gifts that will pamper her from head to toe. After all, moms offer unconditional love and eternal support which is why they deserve …
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Writing Mother’s Day Cards at Hallmark: An Inside Look

The first rule of Mother’s Day is don’t make fun of your mom. “On Father’s Day, you can say, ‘Dad, all you want is a sandwich!’ or ‘Dad, you nap a lot,’ ” says Tina Neidlein, a Hallmark greeting card writer. “But if you make fun of …
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