What Makes A Mother? Mother’s Day was officially created in 1908 to honor mothers whose sons died in war. The earliest attempts to establish a Mother’s Day was rooted in women’s peace groups. It has since become a day to celebrate motherhood, mothers, and the positive contributions they make to our society. Consider what we believe to be true about motherhood. Mothers are supposed to be selfless; love unconditionally; be kind, patient, gentle; quick to soothe a hurt; always available; ... Continue Reading
Discover vibrant and fascinating spring traditions around the world.
Learning about various cultures is always fun and enlightening, not just for adults - but kids as well. This spring, people around the world will participate in activities and fun. From the ancient to the modern, these spring traditions and festivals may inspire something new you'll want to try with your family. India: In the spring, north India celebrates a festival called Holi. The celebration is marked by lighting bonfires called Holika. Both children and adults chase each other and throw ... Continue Reading
The SocialMoms Blog of the Week is Since You Asked – where we can all make the world a better place.
Congratulations to Since You Asked: the SocialMoms Blog of the Week! Dawn Sticklen, author of Since You Asked, writes about ways to make your community a better place in hopes that we can all, one person at a time, make the world a better place. I interviewed Dawn about her inspiration behind the site ... SM: What was your inspiration for starting Since You Asked? Initially I thought I’d use my blog as a platform for spouting off my opinions about various parenting issues. ... Continue Reading