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Mother's Day

Mother's Day

Memorable Meals with Mom

By Ana Acle-Menéndez

Celebrity chef Ingrid Hoffmann and her mother, Cordon Bleu chef Yolanda Ibarnegaray, share a lifelong love of cooking and entertaining. We talk to the mother-daughter duo about their shared passion. And we've included some 'simply delicioso' recipes for Mother's Day!

Guava Shells With Herbed Cheese
Turkey With Stuffing and Lime-Cranberry Sauce
Emerald Rice

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Just Jamie

By Nancy Griffin

Sure, she's the heir of Hollywood royalty, but Jamie Lee Curtis is also a mother, an author, and an accomplished photographer. She talks to AARP about her mother, motherhood, and aging healthily and wisely. More

On My Own

By Iris Krasnow

When author Iris Krasnow's mother died, she grieved for the woman who had become her best friend. In the process, she discovered herself. More

What He Learned From Mom

AARP Prime Time Radio

Journalist Dudley Clendinen spent more than a year observing life in the Florida facility where his 102-year-old mother lived. It was an eye-opening experience for the former New York Times reporter. Listen

Boomers Choose Mom

AARP The Magazine

Our survey reveals that Mom is twice as popular as Dad. It's true: Forty percent of boomers name Mom as their favorite parent, thanks to many "momma's boys." More

The In-Law Switch

By Larkin Warren

One mother humorously recalls the moment she realized that she was indeed a mother-in-law. Words and phrases such as "gorgon," "harridan," "radioactive-thermonuclear bitch-from-Hell" slip into the essay. It's a must read for any mother-in-law. More

Protect Priceless Pics of Mom

By Lee Gimpel

Preserve those priceless pics! Don't do it yourself. Let a scanning company digitize your photos. It's cheap and as easy as can be. More

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