I can’t remember how I learned to swim. I’d like to think I gripped my mother’s hands with my pudgy baby fingers as she bounced me up and down in the water of some muddy, Midwestern lake until I was floating — still grasping one finger until I let go
The Chinese Garden at the Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach is a perfect place to spend time with Mom, and admission is free. The society says the garden celebrates beauty, harmony and tranquility. Mary Thurwachter/The Coastal Star
By Jan Norris
A new food and beverage director is on board
Robyn Raphael-Dynan and her mom, Beverly Raphael Altman, visit a project site of their construction company. They are also co-chairs of Women Build, Habitat for Humanity’s all-female project this month. Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star
Mother’s Day comes once a year, but for mother-daughter teams who run bakeries together, every day is sweet
Compiled by Rich Pollack and Mary Thurwachter
This year, instead of flowers or jewelry or a colorful scarf that she may or may not like, give your mother a day away with someone she loves: You!
By Mary Thurwachter
You can never go wrong taking Mom out for brunch on Mother’s Day.
But this year, why not give her a pretty water view to go with her eggs Benedict? From elegant dining rooms to more laid-back surroundings reachable by boat
It's Mom's Day, so why not make her feel special?
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan
By Jan Norris
Forget brunch. What Mom really wants is an “ah” day, de-stressing and relaxing on her own. A day at a spa is one “time out” M
May is one of my favorite months. It marks the end of the busy season here. Even though we have to say goodbye to friends for a few months while they travel north, or to the islands, or maybe overseas, there are some perks for those of us who stay pu
Necklace of multicolored shell pearls, $195-$225. At Unique Boutique, Delray Beach.
Casta Flore flower ring with green and pink tourmaline, gold and diamonds, $2,900. At Furst, Delray Beach.
By Antigone Barton
There’s something about tea: Soothing and restoring, a comfort and a tradition, it provides both a lull and a lift to the day. Let fathers celebrate their day with tee times, Mother’s Day tea is an occasion for finger food and flo