FrontPoint Picks: Happy Mother’s Day!

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The story I’m told is that I was a handful when I was a young kid. Sure, I was usually calm and quiet, but I was also overly curious. And that got me in trouble.

Prickly little bugs? Let me hug you (I am now deathly afraid of bugs). Potted plants? I shall free you and create a new jungle in the middle of the floor. Crayons? Yum.

Luckily for me, my mother had the magical ability that only mothers have: to know when her child was being reckless. I never really made it far with my dastardly plans. And my mother did an especially superb job in making sure I stayed out of harm’s way.

Thanks mom.

And thank you to all mothers out there. You have a tough job – you’ve earned a little break. It’s all about the moms today on FrontPoint Picks. Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day Complicated for Foster Families

Source: NPR/Courtesy of Barbara Gerber

Mother’s Day can be a strange time for foster mothers, having to deal with the conflicting emotions within their children. On NPR, listen to and read about listeners recalling firsthand about their experience of being, or having, a foster mother.

World’s Toughest Job

What’s the world’s toughest job? You can probably guess the answer based on the theme of this post, but watch as this video pranks people applying to a job with some incredible demands.

10 Mother’s Day Gifts That Won’t Cost a Penny

Source: U.S. News

Uh-oh, only one day until Mother’s Day and you haven’t bought a gift yet. Don’t worry. For all the kids, fathers and husbands scrambling for a gift, here 10 ideas that can be done in a jiffy. Did I mention that they won’t cost you a cent?

Mother’s Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

Source: Food Network

Unleash your inner chef and surprise your mom or wife by cooking her an unbelievable breakfast and brunch. Use these recipes from Food Network for a little help. She won’t believe you made it.

Mother’s Day Coupon Book

Source: Skip to My Lou

An ageless gift idea, Mother’s Day coupons are a great way for the kids (or the shameless adult) to offer mom help around the house. Try out this printable, DIY coupon book and you’ll have one that looks official!

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