Happy Mother’s Day

By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times Are you reading this article from your bed as you wait for someone to knock on the door with breakfast and a steaming hot cup of coffee? Yeah, neither am I. But, that’s OK.

SuperSix: Special Mother’s Day edition

By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times I saw this magazine while I was standing in the checkout line at Giant and laughed out loud. Thank you, Oprah, for acknowledging that a Mother’s Day gift should (ideally) be commensurate with the monumental task of motherhood. “She gave you life…are you really giving her a coffee mug?” LOVE THAT. (Oprah doesn’t even have children and still...

Some motherly advice for Mother’s Day

By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times Every once in awhile I like to pose questions on my Facebook page to entice my friends to (essentially) write my article for me. Listen, I’ll cop to it. My brain is old and crowded and sometimes it’s hard to be creative on a weekly basis. Give a girl a break…especially since it’s Mother’s Day. So, I asked “OK gals and guys, what is the...

On Your Table: You can’t beat brunch for Mother’s Day

By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times Mini quiches satisfy a crowd for brunch Whether it’s for Mothers’ Day or just because, a brunch is a no-fuss way to entertain a crowd. As we emerge from the hibernation of winter, there’s no better time to celebrate spring. Buds are greening and tulips are bursting. Spring is full of so much beauty; the tulips peaking through the dirt and...

A Super Six worthy of Mother’s Day

By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times Mother’s Day is next Sunday, May 14th! Thankfully, this Super Six will solve all of your problems regarding what to get that special lady. I’ve done the homework. Here we go…

What To Do: Winterthur’s Point To Point

Also: Ideas for a fun day with Mom By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Without a doubt, there will be a bustle of activity this weekend at Winterthur” (Route 52, Wilmington, Delaware, 302-888-4600, www.winterthur.org) with the climax being the Winterthur Point-to-Point Races — an event that has become one of premier attractions in the Brandywine Valley each year. This year’s 38th...

Mothers Day tea at Graytone Mansion

COATESVILLE — In honor of Mother’s Day, there will be a tea at Graystone Mansion. The historic grounds of the Lukens National Historic District will make a lovely spring backdrop with trees in bloom and vibrant grape hyacinths.

May Day! Time for a new Super Six

Six great options to consider for Mothers Day By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times Hey! Sorry that I missed contributing my weekly article last Sunday (did you even notice?!?…please, say yes) but my last big semester in grad school is wrapping up and I have been absolutely MISERABLE and overwhelmed. Thankfully, there is a light at the end of the tunnel (that I’m keeping my fingers...

A mother’s note to her sons on Mothers Day

Reflections on raising two teen boys, the fears, the joys By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times My dearest sons, Even though everyday is a joy with you little cherubs, I wanted to take the opportunity to tell you just how much you have changed my life for the better. The funny thing about parenthood (that no one tells you in advance) is how hard it is, ALL THE TIME. Not necessarily hard...

Super Six: Mother’s Day edition

A little early list of hints of what to buy (or ask for) By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times Ladies, in order to give the hubbies out there PLENTY of time to get shopping for Mother’s Day, I am doing my Sunday Super Six a little bit early. (See? I’m smarter than I look, sometimes.) I loooooove to share what is on my wishlist and this week’s selections are MUSTHAVES, I promise: 1....