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Mother’s Day

Cardinal George presides over a Mass for mothers-to-be at Holy Name Cathedral. (Credit: Michele Fiore)

Special Mass For Expectant Mothers Held At Holy Name

As if they’re not already glowing, about a dozen women – some very close to their delivery date – walked toward the front of Holy Name Cathedral at the invitation of Cardinal George. Among them was Patty Stevens.

05/12/2013

On the corner near St. Sabina Church on the South Side - a grim reminder that Mother's Day is not a day to celebrate for the women whose sons and daughters have been killed. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Holiday Brings Back Painful Memories For Mothers Who Have Lost Kids To Violence

On the corner near St. Sabina Church on the South Side – a grim reminder that Mother’s Day is not a day to celebrate for the women whose sons and daughters have been killed.

05/12/2013

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Homeless Moms Seek Sense Of Normalcy Ahead Of Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday, WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser set out to learn what the day means to some moms living in somewhat unusual circumstances.

WBBM Newsradio–05/10/2013

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Best Mother’s Day Events In Chicago

Mother’s Day is a great day for celebrating all your mother has done for you throughout the year. Make this year’s Mother’s Day extra special by taking your mother out for a great family experience in Chicago.

05/10/2013

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Working Moms: 6 Must-Dos Before Maternity Leave

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.

05/10/2013

Jennifer Wood, her husband, three children, and four stepchildren. (Supplied to CBS)

Mom Of Seven Kids Celebrating Mother’s Day With Law Degree

“It’s been an emotional, exhausting journey,” Jennifer Wood said.

WBBM Newsradio–05/09/2013

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Ask A Chicago Chef: Best Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

Spoil your mom this Mother’s Day with these brunch recipes from Chicago chefs.

05/08/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is The Worst TV Mom?

05/06/2013

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Best Books For Mom This Mother’s Day

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.

05/02/2013

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Best Places To Buy Mother’s Day Gifts In Chicago

Time’s ticking until Mother’s Day on May 12. Do you need help finding a gift? Check out the following independent stores for tips on what to get mom.

04/30/2013

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Pick-A-Side: What Is The Best Mother’s Day Activity?

Having a hard time trying to figure out what to do with your mom this mother’s day? Check out these activities and pick your favorite one!

04/29/2013

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Mother’s Day Celebrations From Around The World

Ever wanted to know how and when Mother’s Day is celebrated around the world? We take a look at the annual traditions of five countries to find out.

04/29/2013

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Make Mother’s Day Extra Special With These Great Recipes

Are you looking for great recipes for Mother’s Day this year? Let the following three recipes help you plan your menu with food your mom is sure to love.

04/29/2013

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Homemade Mother’s Day Gifts Kids Of All Ages Can Make

For a unique Mother’s Day gift, you can’t go wrong with a homemade craft from your child. The following crafts are geared to specific ages, but all are sure to delight mom.

04/29/2013

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Best Places For Kids’ Summer Art Activities In Chicago

Summer in Chicago isn’t just about time away from school to play outside in the sun. Stimulating the mind through creativity and the arts is a great way to keep the summer as an educational time for kids of all ages.

04/05/2013

A woman and her toddler were saved from a fire at their home in Round Lake on the night before Mothers Day 2012, after a 17-year-old neighbor alerted them to the blaze. (Courtesy: Sadie Contreras)

Round Lake Teen Saves Neighbor From Fire

A Round Lake teenager saved Mothers Day for her neighbors, when she saved the lives of a woman and her toddler from their burning home Saturday night.

05/13/2012

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Unique Mother’s Day Pampering Ideas

Mother’s Day is the one-day a year we shower the women in our lives with gifts, appreciation and pampering. Since they deserve this treatment 360 days a year, why not make them feel as special as possible.

05/10/2012

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Top 5 Mother’s Day Gifts In Chicago

Forget giving your mom the standard chocolate and flowers this Mother’s Day. Chicago moms deserve something a little more special and a bit more extravagant. This Mother’s Day gift guide is sure to make mom smile, no matter what her style is.

05/08/2012

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Best Spots For A Mother’s Day Picnic

Why not try something different for Mother’s Day this year? Instead of a Mother’s Day brunch, a spa treatment or breakfast in bed, how about treating mom to a picnic outside to enjoy the weather and nature. Mom can kick back, relax and still enjoy spending time with her family. She’ll enjoy homemade sandwiches Dad can make with the kids, or if that’s too adventuresome there are plenty of places where you can pick up some nice sandwiches and sides to take along with you.

05/07/2012

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