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Mother's Day

Mothers have eyes in the back of their heads. They may not show up on X-rays, but they're there.

Like a lot of youngsters, I used to get my mother to turn her head so I could search through her hair for the eyeballs she claimed to have back there, telling her, "No you don't! No you don't!" But when I'd scamper off to another part of the apartment and pick up an ashtray or fiddle with the window blinds, I'd hear my mother's voice ring out, "I can see you! I know what you're up to!"

Stanley Leary

Sunday is Mother’s Day -- normally a time for celebration.  But it's sometimes tough to celebrate when mom is home and the kids are serving overseas in the military.

So here are some suggestions on how to support a military mom from Dorie Griggs, a proud mother of a Citadel graduate currently serving in Afghanistan:

A Mother's Day Message From Trayvon Martin's Mom

May 11, 2012

The mother of Trayvon Martin has released a Mother's Day video  calling for all states to re-examine their Stand Your Ground Laws.

Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman claims he shot the 17-year-old Martin in self-defense under Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law. Zimmerman has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges.

Sybrina Fulton says in the video released today on Russell Simon's website globalgrind.com that this weekend will be a painful Mother's Day for her... her first Mother's Day without Trayvon.