Mother's Day

Mother’s Day Spotlight: Diana Stamogiannos, Manager of Corporate Accounting at Gildan

Working mom explores the joys of motherhood and the challenges of adapting to remote work with two toddlers at home

In the spirit of Mother’s Day, we wanted to highlight one of the many amazing moms at Gildan. Diana Stamogiannos, Manager of Corporate Accounting, shares her experience adapting to her new work environment with two littles ones at home and the joys that motherhood has brought her. 

Coping During COVID-19: Tips for the Hardworking Moms out There

By Tasha McInroy, Environmental Health and Safety Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro

I’ve spent almost all of my nine years with ScottsMiracle-Gro working in Environmental, Health and Safety. Every day, I aspire to ensure the safety of more than 2,000 workers across North America which, during the COVID-19 pandemic, is now more important than ever. 

Why Millennial Moms Deserve a Pat on the Back

By Jessica Filante, Area Manager, Public Affairs, AT&T

It’s 2 am. I’m lying on the floor of my son’s room for the third night in a row. I’m pretty sure I’m doing a terrible job as a mother since I’m not letting him “cry it out” like all the sleep books instructed.  To make myself feel better, I pick up my phone and post an angelic picture of my son on Facebook.  With each notification of activity on my post, I am lulled into a state of contentment.  Perhaps I am a great mom after all… 

Fair Trade USA’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Gifts that give back

As Mother’s Day approaches, it’s important to recognize how important moms are in our lives. They listen to us, support us, care for us, teach us and help shape us into the people we are today. Such incredible works deserves daily presents, but since that is slightly impossible for most of us, picking out the perfect present this Mother’s Day is the next best thing– and we know just how to find it!

Guest Blog: The Journey of Adoption, from a Mother's Heart

Guest Blog by Jill Crumbacher

Layers of Motherhood
In the life that I have created, and the circles in which I travel, the word “Mother” is almost never used alone. It is simply not complex enough to explain the relationship I have to the children that fill my car, my house and my life. With one glimpse of our family, most people can sense that I am a different kind of mother. One with more layers than what might be typical.

I am a biological mother, an adoptive mother, and a foster mother.

The 2016 Fair Trade Mother's Day Gift Guide

Give Gifts that Empower Moms across the Globe!

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and you know what that means – time to find that perfect gift for Mom, a gift that shows her just how special she is.  And while that “I <3 Mom” mug that you got her last year was cute, why not make this year’s gift Fair Trade Certified™ and spread the love to moms and women across the globe?

New Infographic: How Fair Trade Empowers Women

For every Fair Trade CertifiedTM product you buy, you’re helping to uplift women in the workforce and improve entire communities.
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Share this infographic to encourage others to support women through their Fair Trade purchases.

Flower Power: Blooms That Create a Better Life for Mothers Throughout the World


On Sunday, May 10, mothers across the country will be showered with gifts ranging from crayon drawings to jewelry. But more than anything, moms will receive flowers -- lush bouquets of garden blooms; luxuriant long-stemmed roses by the dozen; exotic arrangements of fragrant, tropical florals.

28 Ways to Wow Mom

Make Mother’s Day the best day of her year—for under $100

Does your mom love it when you get creative or is she a stickler for tradition? I found 28 fabulous presents—all under $100—to suit every mom, whether she likes sparkle or the spa.

Whole Trade Flowers (starting at $29.99 per dozen) at Whole Foods stores

If you're going the tried-and-true route with flowers, aim for something a little different, and give her a bouquet of gorgeous, ethically sourced, fair-trade roses from Ecuador. Pick up a bunch at your local Whole Foods.

Arwen Scarf ($40) at Prana

The Ultimate Fair Trade Mother's Day Gift Guide

Celebrate mom while giving back to moms around the world

Mother's Day is right around the corner and it’s time to find that perfect gift; a gift that says, “You are the best! I love you! Thank you for being you!” Whether you plan ahead or scramble to find a thoughtful gift last minute, the Fair Trade Mother's Day Gift Guide is here to help. Not only will your mom appreciate her lovely gift, but it will simultaneously foster sustainable livelihood and empower communities of Fair Trade moms all over the world.

To make it easier on you, we've compiled our favorite meaningful Mother’s Day gifts in every price range. 


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