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Mother's Day

19 injured as gunmen open fire on Mother's Day parade in New Orleans

New Orleans police officers investigate the scene of the shooting. Photo: AP

Nineteen people were hurt in a shooting at a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans on Sunday, police said, as the mayor called for an end to “relentless” violence on the streets of the southeastern US city.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Pampering and protests on Mother's Day

Priscilla Chan and daughter Kiki join in the 'Kiss Mama Campaign' in Mong Kok. Photo: Nora Tam

"The most important thing on Mother's Day is to be good and listen to your mum. Every day should be Mother's Day," said 16-year-old Amy Wong Tsz-ching, who woke up extra early yesterday morning to visit a Chinese restaurant for yum cha with her mother and grandma.

13 May 2013 - 8:27am

Love it or hate it, mums enjoy attention on Mother's Day

As crowds throng the shops on Flower Market Road in Mongkok, Tam Ka-fai helps his seven-year-old daughter Beatrice to buy a bouquet for her mother to celebrate Mother's Day, which falls today. Photo: Edward Wong

Today is Mother's Day - an occasion some families treat as a chance to show mum some thanks for all her hard work, but which others dismiss as just another commercial exploitation of human nature.

12 May 2013 - 7:55am 2 comments

Sunday won't be so special for some mums

Sunday won't be so special for some mums

While many mothers across the world will be honoured this Sunday, others won't be so lucky.

10 May 2013 - 4:46am

Sisters score hit with the mother of all Gangnam parodies, Harilela-style

The sisters' video has gained a following. Photo: SCMP

Sherina Utamchandani and Hersha Chellaram's Mama Style - their take on South Korean pop sensation Psy's megahit - has received 12,500 views on YouTube in less than a week.

8 May 2013 - 4:15am 2 comments

Try these guides before reading the riot act

For Mother's Day, I had originally planned to share some of my favourite mummy-baby storybooks, such as Deborah Guarino's Is Your Mama a Llama? and Amy Hest's Kiss Good Night.

Then my mind wandered to last Mother's Day. Around that time, my elder daughter turned from a sweet, easy-going toddler into a difficult malcontent.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

Messages for all mums

Young Post readers and members of our Junior Reporters' Club have been sending oodles of messages for Mother's Day. There are so many, in fact, that we have had to make special arrangements. A collection of the best readers' messages will be published on the cover of Sunday Young Post, this Sunday!

10 May 2012 - 12:00am