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2014-06-09 08:28:05

Bayshore HealthCare surveys Canadians on commitment to keep dads 60-plus living independently in own home TORONTO, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Dads in their 60s and beyond have lots of practice playing second fiddle to mom. The good news is that 61 per cent of Canadians with fathers 60-plus believe they are responsible for taking care of him as he gets older. This compares with 71 per cent who are committed to mom's long-term happiness but there is plenty of good news for dad in the 2014...

2014-05-14 23:01:40

Moms, motherhood and music were all celebrated at Everest Academy in Lemont, IL last Friday in honor of Mother's Day on May 11th. The Mother's Day Tribute has become an Everest tradition that both moms and children look forward to each year. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Students at Everest Academy of Lemont conveyed love and gratitude to their mothers during their Mother's Day Tribute held Friday morning in celebration of Mother’s Day, a celebration that has become an Everest...

2014-05-10 23:00:42

The team at Orlando-based web design company wishes their moms a Happy Mother's Day in their latest blog post. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 The team at Orlando web design company authenticWEB wishes their mothers a very Happy Mother’s Day in a new blog post on their site. The blog post compiles blurbs from each team member at authenticWEB, personally thanking their mothers for all that they do. Ian Garlic wishes his mom, Margaret Garlic, a Happy Mother’s Day! Max Garlic wishes...

2014-05-08 16:33:24

Phone booth with free calling to Mexico, opportunities to win smartphones and airtime cards part of border events in San Diego and El Paso MIAMI, SAN DIEGO and EL PASO, Texas, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telcel AMERICA, a service provided by TracFone Wireless, Inc., America's largest no-contract cell provider and leader in the communications industry, is kicking off simultaneous Mother's Day and Dia de la Madre celebrations along the U.S.-Mexico border this weekend in San Diego and El Paso...

2014-05-08 12:27:21

Mother's Day -- isn't just for biological mothers anymore BEAUFORT, S.C., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This May marks the 100(th) anniversary of Mother's Day in America. Mothers deserve all the flowers and chocolates that come their way each May. But so do countless other women who open their hearts and share their wisdom without genetic ties. And for Mother's Day 2014, those "other mothers" are stepping up and sharing the spotlight with biological moms.Sometimes it takes a...

2014-05-08 12:27:05

Televised event on Mother's Day will include procession and veneration of relic WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An internationally televised solemn Mass of thanksgiving for the canonizations of St. John Paul II and St. John XXIII will be celebrated at noon on Mother's Day, May 11, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., followed by a procession to the nearby Saint John Paul II National Shrine. A relic of St. John...

2014-05-07 23:00:46

Mother’s Day celebrates its 100th anniversary this year following a decade of activism led by the Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) and with the FOE's celebration of the completion of $25 million commitment to establish the FOE Diabetes Research Center at the University of Iowa. In 2014 Michelle Obama tops the list as the most admired mother in the United States according to a poll commissioned by the FOE. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The American nationwide observance of...

2014-05-07 12:34:44

Forget the trimmings and trappings of Mother's Day; this one is from the heart. SEATTLE, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A daughter's moving account of her mother's Depression era childhood, conveys the transformative power of a mother's love for her children. http://napadaisical.com is a Humorous Life and Style Blog written by Seattle Humorist, Celeste Garcia Ramberg. "Sentimental prose has not been a strong feature of my blog. I was thinking about funny anecdotes for a Mother's...

2014-05-06 08:42:54

With Mother's Day 2014 just five days away, personal finance website GOBankingRates.com shares the best money-saving discounts, deals and freebies on flowers, clothing, activities and more LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help the 91% of consumers who plan to buy a Mother's Day gift this year(1), leading personal finance website GOBankingRates.com released a list of the 72 best Mother's Day gift deals, with as much as 70% off jewelry, watches, fragrances and other items. With help...

2014-05-05 12:32:39

- Moms Who Stay Home on Mother's Day are Trying to Avoid Lines at Favorite Restaurants - NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the country, Mother's Day is one of the most commercially successful U.S. occasions for flowers, greeting cards, and restaurants. However, a new survey from NoWait, the wait-listing app and seating tool for casual-dining restaurants, reveals that the number-one reason why moms would choose not to dine out on Mother's Day is because their "favorite restaurant...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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