With Mother’s Day just around the corner – this year on Sunday, May 12 – Gerber Life pays homage to the women in the family; the mothers raising kids, the grandmothers who raised the mothers, and the daughters who may one day be a mother.
As the saying goes, “If momma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” So, let’s do whatever we can to make the moms, grandmas and daughters in our lives feel as special as they deserve to, especially on Mother’s Day.
Ah, the words every mother and grandmother wants to hear. “You look so young!” It’s good to feel good about yourself. Why not? You work hard. You provide support and stability for your family. You love your kids or grandkids unconditionally.
For this Mother’s Day we’ve searched far and wide to provide you with a collection of five simple tips for looking and feeling younger:
Women still face unique challenges when it comes to saving for a more secure retirement. Despite huge steps forward with regard to education and career opportunities, women are still more likely than men to be a single parent. Far more often than men, they take time off from their career to raise children. Typically, they live longer than men. These factors combined mean it’s extremely important for the mothers, grandmothers and daughters in our lives to have a solid plan for their financial future. This Mother’s Day, we want to make sure that the women in our lives are prepared for tomorrow. Here are some useful tips on how to plan for your retirement.
As children, we’re often told that questioning our mother is a big no-no. And that makes perfect sense because moms have wisdom, insight and understanding that can lead us to a better future. So, listening is often the best advice.
Still, this Mother’s Day, we’re encouraging you to question your mother. Sit down with her, get out a pad and pen (or iPad and stylus), and then ask questions that help you understand who she is. It’s one Mother’s Day idea that is sure to be met with laughter, some great stories and a memory you’ll both cherish for years to come.
Despite a slow economic recovery, the cost of a college education continues to rise year to year. Now more than ever before, parents and students are in need of financial assistance to pay for college tuition. In fact, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, the cost of tuition for entering freshmen at a four-year public college in 2009 was three times what it was in 1990 when those same students were born. So how can you apply for financial aid?