Mother's Day

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Vocabulary Word List: acceptance, admiration, adoration, adore, advising, affection, affectionate, affinity, alma-mater, amicability, amorous, amour, ancestry, angel, appreciation, ardent, attachments, aunt, awe, beautiful, beloved, bond, bouquet, maternal, matriarch, matriculate, matrimony, matrix, matron, metropolis, unconditional

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Vocabulary Word List for Mother's Day (213)
A) Acceptance, Accolade, Admiration, Adoption, Adoration, Adore, Adult, Advice, Advising, Affect, Affection, Affectionate, Affinity, Amorous, Amour, Ancestry, Angel, Appreciation, Ardent, Ardor, Attachments, Aunt, Authority, Awe
B) Baby, Beautiful, Beloved, Better half, Bond, Bouquet, Breadwinner
C) Candy, Captivate, Care-giver, Caring, Celebrate, Champion, Charm, Cheerleader, Cherish, Chocolate, Church, Close-knit, Closeness, Commitment, Companion, Compassion, Congeniality, Cordial, Counsel, Courage, Cousin, Cozy, Custody
D) Darling, Date, Daughter, Dear, Dedicated, Devoted, Devotion, Dine, Discipline, Domestic, Duty
E) Effect, Effective, Elder, Emotion, Endear, Endearment, Engagement
F) Family, Fascinate, Favor, Favorite, Fellowship, Female, Flowers, Folks, Fond of, Forgiving, Friendship
G) Gathering, Gem, Genes, Gentle, Gifts, Girlfriend, Goddess, Grandmother
H) Heart, Heartfelt, Helper, Helpmate, Heritage, Homecoming, Honesty, Honey, Honey bunch, Honor, Hospitality, Household, Hug
I) Idolize, Inclination, Inherit, Invest
J) Jewelry, Jewels
K) Karma, Kin, Kindness, Kinfolk, Kinship, Kiss, Knowledge
L) Lace, Learning, Lessons, Life, Like, Lilies, Lineage, Listener, Love, Loyalty
M) Marry, Maternal, Matriarch, Memories, Mostly, Motherhood, Multi-task
N) Necessary, Notion, Nuclear family
O) Obligation, Ode, Offer, Offspring, Omnipresent, Opulent, Overflow, Oversee, Owe
P) Parentage, Perfume, Plants, Precious, Prize, Protection, Protective, Pure
Q) Quaint, Qualities, Queen, Query, Quiet
R) Rapture, Recognition, Red, Regard, Relationship, Relatives, Remembrance, Reminiscent, Responsibility, Restaurant, Reunion, Revere, Reward, Ribbon, Romantic
S) Sachets, Safety, Security, Sisterhood, Source, Special, Spouse, Support, Sweet, Sweetheart
T) Teacher, Tender, Tenderness, Ties, Time, Token, Treasure, Treat, Truelove
U) Union, Unique, Universal, Unusual, Upbringing, Utmost
V) Verses, Very, Virtuous, Vow
W) Warmth, Wisdom, Wise, Worthy
X) Xxxx (kisses)
Y) Yearning, Years, Youthful
Z) Zeal, Zestful
A Mother' Day message: author unknown

The day before Mother's Day, a woman stopped at a flower shop to order some flowers to be sent to her mother who lived 200 miles away.
As she got out of her car, she noticed a young girl, slightly familiar to her, who was weeping on the curb. She asked what was wrong and the girl replied, " wanted to buy a red rose for my mother. I only have seventy-five cents and a rose costs more than three dollars." The woman smiled and replied, "Come with me. I'll buy you a rose." She bought the little girl her rose and ordered her own mother's flowers.
As they were leaving, she offered the girl a ride home. "Yes, please!" she said "but first, I would prefer you to take me to my mom." She directed the woman to a cemetery where the young girl placed the rose on a freshly dug grave.
The woman returned to the flower shop, canceled her order, bought an armload of flowers and drove the two hundred miles to her mother's house.

Mother's Day Lesson Plan activities that celebrate the day:

1. Find something in the shape of a heart (magazines, newspapers, objects in windows, on paper etc.) or make one.
2. Name an activity or activities that you would just "love" to do with your mom if you had the time and the money.
3. Select a "present" from a magazine, flier or newspaper that you would like to give to your mother, a special aunt or grandmother to express "I Love You."
4. Tell a story about a mother, an aunt, a grandmother in your town or one you heard on the news that has "heart" or shows kindness to others.
5. Find articles with "heartening" news that inspire you.
6. From a magazine, catalog or newspaper choose something you would like to give/buy/make that would be a perfect gift for a mother.
7. Cut words from a magazine or newspaper to write/ draw/ illustrate a letter, message or poem for a mother. Sign it with the number 143. Those numbers stand for I Love You. (I=1, Love=4, You=3).
8. Design a Mother's Day card using material/ scraps of colored paper/ catalog/newspaper.
9. List many reasons your mom, aunt or grandmother are so special.

Mother's Day Song word list contributed by T.A; from Sunland, CA
Mother, Mother - Cris Williamson
Does Your Mother Know - ABBA
Mother's Only Sleeping - Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys
Songs My Mother Taught Me - Charlotte Church
Does Your Mother Know - Gordon Lightfoot
Music In My Mother's House - Ronnie Gilbert & Holly Near
Mother Said - Air Supply
Mothers, Daughters, Wives - Arlo Guthrie, Holly Near, Pete Seeger & Ronnie Gilbert
Mother - Pink Floyd
Mother, Mother - Cris Williamson and Teresa Trull
Mama Sang Bass - Ray Stevens
When Mama Ain't Happy - Tracy Byrd
Mama Can't Buy You Love - Elton John
Mama He's Crazy - The Judds
Mama, Look A Boo Boo - Harry Belafonte
Rag Mama - The Even Dozen Jug Band
Papa Loved Mama - Garth Brooks
Mama Tried - Merle Haggard
Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys - Willie Nelson
Mama Told Me (Not To Come) - Three Dog Night
Mama I'm Strange - Melissa Etheridge
Mama Dont Allow - Rooftop Singers
Motorcycle Mama - Sailcat
Mama, You Been On My Mind - Joan Baez

Heart Songs given to MyVocabulary.com by T.A from Sunland, CA

A Dream is A Wish Your Heart Makes - Disney
Does Your Heart Beat For Me - Patsy Cline
Even If My Heart - Kenny G
Every Beat of My Heart - Gladys Knight & The Pips
Follow My Heart - REO Speedwagon
Good Hearted Woman - Willie Nelson
Give My Heart to You - Billy Ray Cyrus
Heart - Reba McEntire
Heart's Desire - Manhattan Transfer
Heart and Soul - Jan and Dean
Heart and Soul - The Cleftones
Heart Full of Soul - The Yardbirds
Heart Hotels - Dan Fogelberg
Heart Hush - Reba McEntire
Heart of Mine - Bob Dylan
Heart of Mine - Boz Skaggs
Heartlight - Neil Diamond
Hearts Aren't Made to Break - Lee Greenwood
Home Is Where The Heart Is - Peter, Paul and Mary
Home Is Where The Heart Is - Ronnie Gilbert
Hungry Heart - Bruce Springsteen
I Can't Teach My Old Heart New Tricks - Barry Manilow
I Have One Hand, One Heart - Barbra Streisand
If My Heart Had Wings - Faith Hill
If I Only Had A Heart - Wizard of Oz
If You've Got A Heart - Chad and Jeremy
Keeper of My Heart - Indigo Girls
Let's Call A Heart a Heart - Billie Holiday
Let Me Into Your Heart - Mary Chapin Carpenter
Look Me In The Heart - Tina Turner
Longing In Their Hearts - Bonnie Raitt
Matters of the Heart - Tracy Chapman
My Heart Has A Mind of Its Own - Reba McEntire
My Heart Skips A Beat - Buck Owen
My Heart Stood Still - Burl Ives
My Heart Won't Wander Very Far From You - George Strait
One Hand, One Heart - Debbie Gibson
One Honest Heart - Reba McEntire
Only In Your Heart - America
Open Season On My Heart - Tim McGraw
Our Hearts Are Holding Hands - Loretta Lynn
Piece of My Heart - Janis Ian
Runnin' Away With My Heart - Lonestar
Seasons of My Heart - Johnny Cash
Seasons of The Heart - John Denver
State of the Heart - Peter, Paul and Mary
Take the Keys to My Heart - Garth Brooks
Their Hearts Were Full of Spring - The Beach Boys
Thinkin' With My Heart Again - Lee Ann Womack
Till The Heart Caves In - k.d. lang
Truth of the Heart - Melissa Etheridge
Wild Heart - Stevie Nicks

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