Mother's Day - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Mother's Day


WATCH: 5 things Julia Barretto learned from her mom

May 12, 2019 - 8:30 AM

The actress shares a special message for her mom Marjorie Barretto on Mother's Day

JULIA BARRETTO. The actress shares the lessons she learned from her mom Marjorie. Rappler screenshot

Life's purpose, horcruxes, and winging it: What motherhood has taught these moms

May 11, 2019 - 8:30 PM

From Saab Magalona to Richelle Singson-Michael, here's what motherhood has taught these new moms

Mother knows best: PH stars, Binibining Pilipinas candidates on what they learned from their moms

May 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Pia Wurtzbach, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, and Tom Rodriguez talk about the lessons the number one women in their lives imparted

7 non-material Mother’s Day gifts for the mom in your life

May 09, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Sometimes the best gifts are the ones that you can’t put in a box

5 Mother's Day gift ideas P1500 and under

May 04, 2019 - 5:53 PM

From sweet treats to accessories, we've got gift ideas for every budget!

Leni Robredo, Sara Duterte, Leila de Lima on lessons of motherhood

May 13, 2018 - 10:04 PM

We also ask our readers to tell us what being a mom has taught them

[OPINION] Gising na, anak

May 13, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Alam kong takot na takot kang ipaglaban kung ano naman ang dapat sa iyo. Pero andito lang ako, anak.

Kobe Paras to mom Jackie Forster: 'I will never ever let you go'

May 13, 2018 - 2:02 PM

The young man pens sweet messages for his mom on Mother's Day

These stars are celebrating their first Mother’s Day

May 12, 2018 - 11:24 AM

Extend your Mother’s Day 2018 greetings to these new moms!

MOTHERS DEAR. These celebrities are celebrating their first Mother's Day as moms. Screenshots from,, and

How my mom chose to say goodbye

May 12, 2018 - 10:00 AM

In a state outside herself, mom was deeply engaged in a soliloquy with a recurring theme that painted a picture of eternity: that she had conquered pain, that Jesus was with her, that a gathering of people would be made in her honor

MOTHERLY LOVE. The author with his mother, and other photos with the family. All photos courtesy of Erick Mendiola

5 fun bonding activities to celebrate Mother's Day

May 11, 2018 - 3:48 PM

Bring some quality Mommy-and-Me bonding time instead of a present this year!

20 perfect Mother’s Day gift ideas

May 05, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Love ya mom!

CONVERSATION: Happy Mother's Day to your #1Mom

May 09, 2014 - 11:49 AM

Tell us how you plan to make your mom feel special this Mother s Day

Make your #1Mom feel special this Mothers' Day

Apr 24, 2014 - 4:46 PM

Have you done something special for your mom lately?

Why teachers are like mothers

May 12, 2013 - 5:24 PM

A Political Science professor shares where teaching and motherhood overlap and enrich one another

MOTHERLY. I simply treat my students in the way that I myself like to be treated — with dignity, with care, and with respect. Graphic by Emil Mercado/

Ega and Jam Alcaraz: Mountaineer mom and son

May 12, 2013 - 5:10 PM

Mountaineer mom Ega Alcaraz shares why climbing helps her special child deal with his condition

IT'S A CLIMB. Ega Alcuaz and her son Jam in Kibungan Mountain Range in Benguet. Photo from Ega Alcuaz' Facebook page

If I were a Mother

May 12, 2013 - 3:22 PM

Rappler’s resident Dad attempts – albeit awkwardly – to thank his wife for being a great Mom

MOTHER’S LOVE. There is no other love in this world as strong as a mother’s love for her children. Photo by Praisaeng/

[Mother's Day] CONVERSATIONS: #loveyoumom

May 14, 2012 - 12:26 AM

Relationships with mothers have always been special and extraordinary This is reflected even in our recent conversation about mothers on their special day

Google doodle celebrates Mother's Day

May 13, 2012 - 2:02 PM

Google celebrates mothers day with animated doodle