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6 Gift Ideas For Your Friend Who Has A Hard Time On Father’s Day

Each June, Father's Day is celebrated to commemorate dads and father figures everywhere. But it can be a difficult day for people whose fathers aren't in their lives. Whether their dads have passed away, are estranged from them, or have a toxic relat…
By JR Thorpe

14 Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Your Feminist Dad

Is your dad devoted to women's rights and wants to show it? You don't have to get the same-old same-old gifts for Father's Day 2018; he probably has enough boring ties and socks to last him until the Apocalypse. Instead, why not get your feminist dad…
By JR Thorpe

7 Things To Do On Mother's Day Besides Call Your Mom

While you may wish for the days when your mom took care of everything, you've grown and things change. There's a good chance you've moved out of the house and don't live with your mom anymore, and may possibly even live quite a distance away. With Mo…
By Sarah Fielding

14 Instagram Captions To Post About Your Aunt On Mother's Day

Every year, we celebrate Mother's Day on the second Sunday of May. Cards honoring moms fill the shelves of every store, along with the occasional recognition for grandmas. While it's logical, given that the holiday is designed to share your appreciat…
By Sarah Fielding

This Is What 9 Women Do On Mother’s Day When It’s Emotionally Hard For Them

For many, Mother's Day is a happy day, filled with celebrations of all kinds. For others, it can be a little more complicated. For women who have lost their moms, don't have a relationship with their moms, have struggles with fertility, or otherwise …
By JR Thorpe

This Group Is Bailing Out Incarcerated Black Women In Time For Mother’s Day & You Can Help

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and while many of us will be spending the day with our moms, not everyone is so fortunate — especially women who will spend the day in jail because they don't have enough money to pay bail. This Mother’s Day, a…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

6 Gift Ideas For Your Friend Who Has A Hard Time On Mother’s Day

Mother-child relationships can be complicated and, accordingly, Mother's Day can be complicated for a lot of people. Some people may have lost their mom; others may not be in contact with their moms for a variety of reasons. Some people don't particu…
By JR Thorpe

9 Mother's Day Gifts For Your Mom That Also Give Back

Mother’s Day is around the corner, and unless you’re the type who’s got gift-giving on lock months in advance — and seriously, who is that person? — you might be scrambling a bit for great Mother's day 2018 gift ideas. And while it’s important to cho…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

How To Support A Friend Who's Struggling This Mother's Day

Rachel Thomas is the President of OptionB.Org and LeanIn.Org. In this op-ed, she explains how you can support a friend who’s struggling this Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day is a chance to celebrate all the mothers in our lives. For many, it’s a happy day …
By Rachel Thomas

23 'Star Wars' Quotes For Your May The Fourth Instagram Captions

The unofficial Star Wars holiday, May the Fourth — a play on "May the force be with you," a quote famously uttered by the Jedis to wish each other good luck and good will — if finally here. While everyone else is looking forward to Cinco de Mayo, tak…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Here’s How 4 Mexican-American Women REALLY Feel About Cinco De Mayo

By now, it’s more or less understood that Cinco de Mayo isn't celebrated in Mexico the same way it is in the states. In Puebla, the central Mexican state between Mexico City and Veracruz, the day is widely celebrated as the anniversary of the Battle …
By Melanie Mignucci

9 Royal Wedding-Themed Birthday Party Ideas That Will Make You Feel Like Meghan Markle

For a large portion of the world, May 19, 2018 is important for one reason, and one reason alone: it's the royal wedding, when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will get married at St. George's Chapel in Windsor. Excitement about the ceremony is real, e…
By Jessica Booth

15 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas If Your Mom Is OBSESSED With The Royal Wedding

This year, Mother's Day falls only a few days before one of the biggest events of 2018: the royal wedding, when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will officially get married. That means that if your mom, or any moms in your life, are obsessed with the r…
By Jessica Booth

16 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Moms Who Love Food

Mother's Day gifts can be hard. You want to pick out something your mom is going to love, but you also want it to be something she's going to get a lot of use out of — most moms aren't looking for more trinkets that are going to take up space in thei…
By Jessica Booth

10 Things To Do To Celebrate Trans Day Of Visibility

March 31 is International Transgender Day of Visibility, a day to "bring attention to the accomplishments of trans people around the globe while fighting cissexism and transphobia by spreading knowledge of the trans community," according to Trans Stu…
By Brandi Neal

Here's Why You Should Include An Orange On Your Seder Plate This Passover

Passover officially begins on the evening of Mar. 30, which means that for the next couple of nights, folks will be marking the holiday by preparing Seder plates. And if you're the one prepping a Seder plate for your friends and family, you'll want t…
By James Loke Hale

Hallmark Has 34 Original Christmas Movies For 2018 & You're Gonna Want To See Every Single One

We're officially at the start of spring, but for some people that just means we're a few months closer to the Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: Christmas. Santa must have noticed 2018 thus far has been rough for most folks, because there's already a m…
By Danielle Burgos

Matcha Beer Is Apparently A Thing You Can Get For St. Patrick's Day & Someone Pinch Me

When it comes to St. Patrick's Day, there's virtually nothing more iconic than green beer. But the beer you're about to encounter isn't the love child of light beer and food coloring. Oh no. It's the love child of beer and matcha. Yup: Matcha beer is…
By James Loke Hale

This Is What Businesses & Services Will Be Open This President’s Day

Monday, Feb. 19, is President's Day, a federal holiday that honors America's presidents — meaning that, a lot of businesses will be shutting their doors and giving their employees the day off. So you'll want to know what's open on President's Day 201…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

9 Awkward AF Things That Happened To Us As Kids On Valentine's Day

I don't know about you, but as a child who spent approximately 95 percent of the time being awkward AF, I did not look forward to Valentine's Day. There was a veritable smorgasbord of things that could go wrong, from not getting a classroom-rule-requ…
By James Loke Hale