Mother's Day

Lillie Sun, a growth marketer at Three Ships, is shown in a handout photo. Canadian companies are offering customers the ability to opt out of Mother’s Day emails ahead of the May 9 celebration. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

In nod to sensitivities, marketers adjust Mother’s Day messaging

Some brands are letting customers opt out of emails about the holiday

 

Three generations of the Nunnikhoven family including those who live in Lynden, Wash., back, and those who live in Aldergrove, B.C., front, spend Mother’s Day together separated by a ditch along the Canada-U.S. border, in Aldergrove, B.C., on Sunday, May 10, 2020. The stretch of international border approximately an hour southeast of Vancouver has become a popular meeting spot for families and loved ones separated due to the closure of the Canada-U.S. border to non-essential travel due to COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Physical distancing upending Mother’s Day traditions for many

Canada’s coronavirus case count climbed past 67,000 on Saturday

 

Dee-Ana Goodman, children’s pastor at the Living Waters church in Fort Langley, guided a visiting vehicle to a stop Sunday, May 10th, during a drive-through Mother’s Day celebration at the Glover Road place of worship. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: B.C. church holds drive-through Mother’s Day celebration

Social distancing guidelines were followed

 

Mother holding baby. (Needpix.com)

Early love from mothers can lead to many positives later in life for kids

The amount of time that a baby is held can leave a biological mark on their DNA

Mother holding baby. (Needpix.com)
SLIDESHOW: Pictures of Abbotsford moms for Mother’s Day

SLIDESHOW: Pictures of Abbotsford moms for Mother’s Day

The News asked our audience to submit their favorite mom photos

SLIDESHOW: Pictures of Abbotsford moms for Mother’s Day
Four different boxes are available with products from Abbotsford businesses. (Tourism Abbotsford photo)

Tourism Abbotsford, Tradex launching Mother’s Day gift boxes

Four different boxes offering products from local businesses in advance of mom’s big day

Four different boxes are available with products from Abbotsford businesses. (Tourism Abbotsford photo)