Tag Archives: Mother’s Day

Single Motherhood In Focus

Single mothers in the US have tripled since 1960, causing a seismic shift in family structure. Today there are 12 million single-parent families in the US, more than 80 percent of which are headed by single mothers. In fact, New York is home to one of only five counties in the country where the percentage of households run by single mothers is greater than 30 percent (Bronx).

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mom.jgp68% of people plan on calling their mother on Mother’s Day — which equals about 122.5 million phone calls, more than any other Sunday throughout the year.

Sunday’s Saying

“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.” Maya Angelou

Friday Fun Fact

In the United States alone, around 122 million phone calls are made to moms on Mother’s Day.

Candy: A Mother’s Day Gift Every Kid Loves

You have to love a kid who gives their mom candy for Mother’s Day and then asks that she open the present immediately, as she complains about how much money she spent.

Sunday’s Saying

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. -Meryl Streep