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  • Mother's Day
    May 12, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Mother's Day

    When I was a child we would wear an artificial carnation to church on Mother’s Day.  Red or pink meant that one’s mother was alive whereas white indicated that the person’s mother had passed. Since then, I have been thinking...

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  • Honouring Mothers
    May 9, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Honouring Mothers

    The first time that Mother’s Day was officially celebrated was on May 10, 1908 at St. Andrew’s Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virgina, USA.   The originator who established it was Anna Jarvis who had admired the work of her own...

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  • Different Types of Mothers
    May 20, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Different Types of Mothers

    When I was a child we would wear an artificial carnation to church on Mother's Day. Red or pink meant that one's mother was alive whereas white indicated that the person's mother had passed. Since then, I have been thinking...

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  • Mother's Day - A Difficult Role
    May 28, 2016 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Mother's Day - A Difficult Role

    One of the most difficult roles that I have ever had is to be a parent. Oh, don't think that I didn't or don't enjoy it. Parenting has brought me some of the most rewarding and rich experiences of my...

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  • A New Princess
    April 5, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    A New Princess

    The eyes of the world have been focused on England since the fall of 2014 when Prince William and Kate Middleton announced that they were expecting their second child. Over the past few days, a lot of money has changed...

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  • What Should You Do For Mother's Day?
    March 26, 2011 Dr. Linda Hancock

    What Should You Do For Mother's Day?

    When I was a child, Mother's Day was a very big deal. We used to go to church wearing artificial carnations that were pinned on our clothing in honour. Red or pink ones meant that our mother was alive whereas...

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