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Mother's Day

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

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

"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

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

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

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