A Thai socialite has sparked criticism from doctors and experts after she started donating her own breast milk to other mothers.
Passavee “Numwan” Payacaboot’s milk-sharing campaign became popular online after it received media attention last week, Coconuts Media reports.
Netizens took to social media on Sunday to share their sweet, thoughtful messages for their moms, and loved ones who are also mothers, in celebration of Mother’s Day.
But while social media feeds around the world were teeming with heart-tugging posts for that person who brought us into the world, one girl’s post in Hong Kong has gone viral for its brutal criticism against her mom.
It must already be daunting to raise children alone, so doing so in a society that looks down on single parents certainly doesn’t make it any easier.
Unfortunately, that’s exactly the situation many single mothers in Japan find themselves in. With the country’s economy going downhill, they are easily among the most vulnerable to financial insecurity. As per official data, half of all single parent households are living in poverty, most of which are mothers.
A Japanese company is offering an alternative type of present to give to moms for this year’s Mother’s Day.
Deviating from the usual cakes, flowers or spa vouchers, Kyoto-based Wacoal has come up with something that most people may find unusual — or just straight up awkward — to give to a parent.
Finding mom the perfect gift for Mother’s Day can be a challenge. Besides, all she wants is to spend time with her children.
Thanks to Groupon, sons and daughters looking to give both can now have a life-sized replica of themselves 3D printed and personally delivered to their mothers. The downside: its $30,000 price tag.
A new study has found that the children of working mothers are more likely to grow up to be successful and earn more than their peers.
The study, conducted by Harvard Business School, surveyed 50,000 people in 24 countries. Researchers also supplemented their data with two International Social Survey Programme surveys and local polls.