May 8th, 2014
Mother’s Day is celebrated in May in many countries. One great way to express love to a mom is through a song or poem. We have many Mother’s Day poems and songs from around the world on Mama Lisa’s World. Here are some songs and poems for Mother’s Day: Happy Mother’s Day! -Mama Lisa Image: […]
December 23rd, 2012
Linda Nataprawira wrote from Indonesia: Mother’s day = "onde" day December 22nd is Mother’s Day in Indonesia. In indo-chinese tradition, we always make "onde" on that day too. They’re made of glutinous flour and filled with peanuts & sugar inside. The taste is sweet. Onde is also called onde-onde. Sometimes it’s served in a sweet […]
May 14th, 2012
I just read an interesting article on about Mother’s Day in Haiti on a site called Caribbean Living. Mother’s Day is celebrated in Haiti on the last Sunday of May. Laurie Bean wrote in her article, “Haitians celebrate Mother’s Day with songs, tears and prayers in church…” People dress up in their Sunday best. There’s […]
May 12th, 2012
Here’s how to make a “Wow Mom” Mother’s Day Card… 1. Get a piece of thick paper and fold it in half. 2. Neatly write MOM in bubble letters with the top of the letters on the seam of the paper. Keep the letters right next to each other so they’ll be attached. You can […]
May 9th, 2012
Here’s a video of a Mother’s Day Song in Spanish. It’s called "Mamá te quiero mucho" – I Love You Mommy. You can find the lyrics and translation here. Thanks to Sara Quintanar (the author and singer of this song) for sharing this video with us! Happy Mother’s Day! Mama Lisa
September 20th, 2011
Sara Quintanar was kind enough to share with us a Spanish song she wrote and sang with some of her students. It’s called Mamá te quiero mucho (I Love You Mommy). This is a wonderful song for Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day or really any day at all. What mother wouldn’t love to hear their children […]
December 22nd, 2010
Here are some simple instructions to create a handprint ornament. It can be used as a Christmas decoration or for Chanukah or Mother’s Day or any time you want to hang something cute! 1. Cut out a circle using a thick piece of paper of the color of your choosing (about 6 1/2 inches […]
June 20th, 2010
Here’s an easy Father’s Day gift for a kid to make. 1) Get a nice thick piece of paper that can handle paint. Write the following text on it: Top 5 Reasons (At the top of the page) Why You’re the Best Dad (At the bottom of the page) 2) Have child make a hand-print […]
April 22nd, 2010
Here are links to posts we’ve done about Mothers Day, including poems and songs from around the World… Thanks to Lila for the great drawing! Mama Lisa
April 20th, 2010
Here are two mother themed poems by Lola Ridge (1873 – 1941). I’m posting these now since we’re so close to Mothers Day… Mama Mama’s face is smooth and pale as tea-rose leaves. That ivory oval of aunt Gem you sucked the miniature off had black black hair like mama. : : Pit-it-ty-pat, Mama walks […]
Many people are looking for mother themed poems for Mothers Day in May. Here’s one by Eugene Field (1850 – 1895) with an MP3 recording… Child and Mother by Eugene Field O mother-my-love, if you’ll give me your hand, And go where I ask you to wander, I will lead you away to a beautiful […]
April 19th, 2010
In the past, I posted the Victorian poem “My Mother” written by Ann Taylor. Ann was the sister of Jane Taylor the author of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. It turns out that 2 verses of this poem are sung by children in Cameroon, Africa as a song. I posted the poem My Mother in the […]
May 2nd, 2009
It’s May, the month for Mothers Day around the world! Here’s a Spanish poem called “Sólo el Amor de Una Madre”. You’ll find it below in the original Spanish, with an English translation and an MP3 recording of it being recited in Spanish… Sólo el Amor de Una Madre Sólo el amor de una Madre […]
April 30th, 2009
Mother’s Day is celebrated in May in many countries around the world. Here’s a poem called "My Mother" from a publication called Spring Blossoms… MY MOTHER. In infancy’s unconscious day, I weak and helpless long did lay, Who o’er my form did watch and pray, My Mother. Who nourished me with fondest care, And bore […]
May 6th, 2008
Cristina Lusca emailed me today: Can you help me find some Mothers Day songs or poems in Romanian? Preferably religious? I need it as soon as possible! If anyone knows of any Romanian Mother’s Day songs or poems, please comment below or email me. Thanks! Lisa PS Here are some other posts about Mother’s Day, […]
Mother’s Day in Mexico is called Día de las Madres in Spanish. It’s held on May 10th every year. The evening of the 9th is also important. Grown children are expected to spend the evening before Mother’s Day with their Moms too. Many Mexican mothers wake up to their children singing Las Mañanitas to them. […]
I know lots of people are looking for poems for Mother’s Day, so I’ve been on a search to post as many as I can find. Here’s a sweet one by George Cooper (1838-1927) called Only One Mother. Some people use just the second verse… Only One Mother Hundreds of stars in the pretty sky, […]
May 5th, 2008
Soon it’ll be Mothers’ Day in France. This year it’s on May 25th. Usually teachers have their students learn a poem. One they often select is by Pierre Gamarra and is called Je te souhaite – I Wish You… You can click on the link above to read the French version. Monique Palomares of Mama […]
May 4th, 2008
In many countries around the world, Mother’s Day is in May. Below is a quaint poem I found called “My Mother”. It was written by Ann Taylor (1783 –1866). She’s the sister of Jane Taylor, the author of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. Ann and Jane published books of rhymes and poems together. The illustrations below […]
May 11th, 2007
Last Sunday evening I went to my friend Rae’s house, where she held a concert. It’s a tradition she started with her husband, Mike, a few years back. Every year, just before Mother’s Day, they invite their friends and family to gather together to play songs on their instruments for each other. The concert is […]
April 26th, 2007
Deborah Ivri sent me a wonderful song and recording recently that sounded perfect for Mother’s Day. Though Mother’s Day is not officially celebrated in Israel, it is unofficially. Here’s what Deborah said about it… Here in Israel Mother’s Day is not an official holiday, but because of the vast amount of American Jews and South […]
May 19th, 2006
Here’s a song from Bolivia about a girl talking to her mother in the month of May. May is when Mothers Day is celebrated in Bolivia. This might be a nice song for the occasion. The lyrics are in Spanish with an English translation and a midi of the tune… Tarde de mayo (Spanish) Una […]
May 8th, 2006
Cecilia Campos from Peru sent me a rhyme and a song for Mothers’ Day in Spanish and with English translations. Here’s the rhyme, song, the tune and Cecilia’s comments… I’m teaching my son a rhyme for Mother’s Day. I created it when I was a teacher, for my first graders. Here it is in Spanish, […]
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