Mothers http://kcur.org en Turning Into Your Mother? These Kansas Citians Are http://kcur.org/post/turning-your-mother-these-kansas-citians-are <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From an appreciation of art to a knack for grammar, moms pass down a lot of traits to their sons and daughters that go beyond eye color.</span></p><p>In honor of Mother’s Day, KCUR wanted to know what about your mom you see in yourself. We used our airwaves and social media this week to ask: <a href="http://kcur.org/post/tell-kcur-how-are-you-your-mother">How are you like your mother?</a></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 19:47:58 +0000 Alyson Raletz 55417 at http://kcur.org Turning Into Your Mother? These Kansas Citians Are Mother's Day: A Radical History, Plus Kansas Citians' Stories http://kcur.org/post/mothers-day-radical-history-plus-kansas-citians-stories <p>You could be forgiven if you happen to believe that Mother's Day is a holiday invented by florists, candy stores and greeting card companies. In point of fact, however, this holiday has a hard-won, grassroots history that puts today's celebrations in context.</p><p>On <em>Central Standard</em>, a historian introduced us to three women who lobbied for a mother's day of sorts: the first out of a desire for peace, the second to decrease infant mortality through education, and the third in service of her own professional yearnings.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 18:12:50 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton, Sylvia Maria Gross & Kate Baxendale 55415 at http://kcur.org Mother's Day: A Radical History, Plus Kansas Citians' Stories On Motherhood: When You Were A Fish http://kcur.org/post/motherhood-when-you-were-fish <p><em>Liz Tascio&nbsp;is a g</em><em style="line-height: 1.5;">uest contributor to Central Standard, she first&nbsp;</em><em style="line-height: 1.5;">shared the essay below at a Kansas City event called <a href="http://listentoyourmothershow.com/kansascity/">Listen To Your Mother</a>.&nbsp;</em></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 16:04:15 +0000 Liz Tascio 55400 at http://kcur.org On Motherhood: When You Were A Fish Listen To Your Mother http://kcur.org/post/listen-your-mother <p>With Mother's Day on the horizon, one group wants you to <strong>listen to your mother</strong>.</p><p> Mon, 06 May 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 36270 at http://kcur.org Listen To Your Mother Mother Runner! http://kcur.org/post/mother-runner <p>Ask a mother how her day went and you may often hear the word <strong>&ldquo;running&rdquo;</strong> in the answer as in: running errands, running after the kids, running to make an appointment. Thu, 01 Mar 2012 19:29:18 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 13457 at http://kcur.org Mother Runner!