Father’s Day is this Sunday. But unlike moms, dads shouldn’t expect to be showered with gifts. The National Retail Federation finds Americans are expected to spend $7.4 billion less on dads this Father’s Day than they spent on moms for Mother’s Day.
The Minneapolis toddler who got national attention after falling eleven stories from an apartment building, and surviving, is back home with his family. It was on Mother’s Day, May 11, at the Riverside Plaza apartments in Minneapolis when 15-month-old Musa Dayib slipped through a 5.5 inch slit on the family’s balcony.
On a day that celebrates moms, we talked to a woman who has played that role to 550 children. Stella Gamble, of Champlin, and her husband James have fostered those children through Hennepin County.
Today is the day we celebrate all of the mothers in our lives. And that’s one reason why thousands of people are at Mall of America Sunday morning.
The annual Craftstravaganza was held Saturday on the Minnesota State Fair Grounds in St. Paul, Minn. From little monsters, to doggie beds, and funny cards, last minute Mother’s Day shoppers, and shoppers otherwise, got a chance to find some really unique items made by local artists and designers.
Show mom how much you appreciate all she does by getting her something from E.S.P.’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide.
This Mother’s Day, Americans are expected to spend an average of $163 on mom. According to the National Retail Federation, 81 percent of people will send cards and 66 percent will give flowers. Sweaters, books, CDs, gardening tools, a day at the spa and brunch rounded out the list.
Here are five creative activities that might spark your imagination for a fun Mother’s Day with mom in Minnesota.
These books from Simon & Schuster will make the perfect gift for any mom this Mother’s Day.
Don’t forget to show Grandma some love on Mother’s Day this year. Here are some great activities and crafts to show Grandma just how much you care.
Forget breakfast in bed, encourage Mom to rest her feet and relax with a daytime drink, served by you.
Despite the obvious differences in lifestyle, a stay-at-homer and a working mom share what they adore about the crazy world of motherhood.
Need some gift ideas for Mother’s Day? All suggested gifts are perfect for pampering the most important lady in your life.
Hollywood never gets bored with mothers. Over the years, they’ve glorified, vilified, and otherwise memorialized enough great mom characters to fill a book—and now, Richard Corliss has written just that with Mom in the Movies.
Last month, the I-35W bridge was bathed in royal blue to symbolize the fight against colon cancer. “It was unbelievable, absolutely stunning. I’ve never seen anything like it,” said Anne Carlson, the executive director of the Colon Cancer Coalition.
Five days away from Father’s Day, many families don’t have any plans yet — or gifts. Dads don’t seem to get quite the attention that Moms do. This year, people said they planned to spend an average of $168 on Mother’s Day, compared with only $120 on dad, according to a survey in Forbes magazine.
Approximately 50,000 participants spent their Mother’s Day at the Mall of America Sunday morning, to race for a good cause.
No matter your age, finding mom that perfect present can be tricky. Patina in Uptown has a little something for every mom. Manager Kim Cook says the top trends this year include orange and yellow purses, neon scarves and chunky jewelry. “Mother’s Day for the Patina stores is second in line to Christmas,” Cook said.
You know mom worked hard to make sure you had plenty to eat growing up. Now it’s your turn to take care of mom on this Mother’s Day weekend. But where to go? And uh-oh, you waited until the last minute? No worries. Dara has you covered with plenty of options!
Parents of young children have big dreams for their little ones, and hope they grow up to do big things. With Mother’s day coming up on Sunday, WCCO talked with a mom whose child did, in fact, grow up to be a leader. He grew up to become the Mayor of Minneapolis.
Returning from maternity leave can be a tough transition for some new moms. So if you’re getting ready to join the ranks of working mothers, there are some things you can do now to make it easier later. Here are six smart steps to take.
For those of us who are responsible for organizing and orchestrating a delicious Mother’s Day brunch, we must bring a Minnesota chef to the table.
If you haven’t bought your mom a card or gift yet, you better get going. Next Sunday is Mother’s Day, and here are some tips on easy, inexpensive treats from Bonnie Bazella at Lund’s.
Looking for some good books for Mom this Mother’s Day? Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together this great list covering everything from personal memoirs to fictional mysteries and more.