Happy Mother's Day!

mother's day in greater boston

Find things to do, places to eat, gift ideas,
and more in our Mother's Day guide.

your kids

Are you a new mom?

Are you a new mom?

Did you just have a baby? Congratulations! Share photos of your newborn with us.
Your child's name

Your child's name

Share the inspiration behind your child's name. Lola, of Norwood, was named after her great grandmother.

things to do

Mother's Day brunch

Mother's Day brunch

From sushi to crab cake benedict to champagne, the choices for brunch around Boston are many and varied.
Mother's Day events

Mother's Day events

It's not all about eating. A parade, yoga, art, and free admission to the museum are other options for mom.

from travel

Boston skyline

Visiting Boston

If your day with Mom includes a visit to the city, there is plenty to see and experience.
Boston skyline

10 places in New England to take mom

Check out these 10 New England places to take mom, like the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.
Boston skyline

25 things to do under $25

From watching flowers bloom to bike and swan boat rides, Boston is filled with fun (and cheap) things to do in the spring.

Video: Etiquette to impress mom

Boston.com Moms attended an etiquette class for kids at Dabblers in West Concord. Watch what the youngsters learned from etiquette expert Janet Parnes at etiquettefortoday.net.

editor's choice

Etiquette quiz

Etiquette quiz

How much can you impress mom at brunch or dinner this Mother's Day? Take our etiquette quiz to find out!
Photos: Mom & Me

Photos: Mom & Me

Share photos of you and your mom, or youself pictured with your children. This is Jess of Boston with her daughter Lila.
Give mom a break

Give mom a break

Give mom some much-deserved time off by dropping the kids at these area places that will babysit and entertain while she runs errands or gets a massage.
The 24-Hour Workday

Nine people you meet post-thirty

From the online chum to the couple next door with kids the same age as yours, our parenting blogger Kara Baskin shares nine people you meet post-thirty (plus honorable mentions!).

gift ideas

Quirky Mother's Day gifts
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Quirky Mother's Day gifts

Check out these unique gifts you can buy for that special woman in your life, like this recycled soda can tab shoulder bag.
Last-minute gift ideas
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Last-minute gift ideas

Still haven't gotten anything for mom? How about flowers, movie tickets, or a gourmet cupcake?
Stylish Mother's Day gifts
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Stylish Mother's Day gifts

Here are some of our favorite stylish gifts for the number one lady in our lives.

dining in

Healthy recipes
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Healthy recipes

Show your mother you love her by fixing her a healthier breakfast in bed this year. These easy, low-calorie recipes use simple and fresh ingredients for their base.
Meals for mom
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Meals for mom

We created three menus: a light and fresh luncheon, a homey roast chicken feast, and a breakfast (or brunch) in bed to celebrate Mother's Day.

on-screen moms

Television's crazy mothers

Television's crazy mothers

Television is famous for giving us a few idealized mothers, but there are quite a few crazy mothers in our TV history, as well. Globe TV critic Matthew Gilbert has rounded up 14 "crazy" TV moms.
Memorable mothers of television and film

Memorable mothers
of television and film

Mothers on screen are a special, unique breed. In honor of Mother's Day, we've taken a look at some of entertainment's most memorable moms.

Add your own Mother's Day event

Spread the word! Use our online form to submit your event
to Boston.com and The Boston Globe.