Officially, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May in the U.S. Of course, all year long, Twitter is filled with love and appreciation (and, of course, a little humor) for our moms. Here are some of our favorite moments of mom shared on Twitter the other 364 days of the year.
Even though her comedy is often inspired by her family life, Mindy Kaling shared a sincere perspective on her relationship with her mom:
The best time in my life started when I realized my mom could also my best friend.
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) April 26, 2011
Justin Bieber tweeted about the gift he’ll be giving his mom, and when his fans can get it too:
like i said on @mtv im gonna release the song i wrote for my mom #TurnToYou end of this week for Mother’s Day to raise money for charity
— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) May 7, 2012
Creator and star of HBO’s “Girls,” Lena Dunham lets us in on the rapport she and her mom share:
An email from my mom contains the phrase “she very annoyed me.” I just love her so much sometimes it gives me an ache.
— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) December 2, 2011
Twitter isn’t just a place to come to talk about your mom: it’s also a place to come to talk to your mom. Families use Twitter to keep in touch, and share their affection.
When actor Neil Patrick Harris posted a picture of his new twins, a very proud mother and grandmother quickly replied:
@ActuallyNPH wow. Those are the cutest children, well, among the top four children I’ve ever seen. s/ Mamaw
— Sheila Scott Harris (@gladsheila) March 17, 2012
After publishing her first book, Katherine Schwarzenegger shared her appreciation for the support from her mom, Maria Shriver, perhaps not coincidentally a public figure and best-selling author:
“@mariashriver: Amazing journey, Katherine. So proud of you. You are a gift from God.” best mommy ever!
— K Schwarzenegger (@KSchwarzenegger) April 27, 2012
What’s the secret to center-fielder Matt Kemp’s great start with the Dodgers this year? Maybe it’s the workout encouragement he and his mom share with each other:
Becuz ur a beast!!! RT @dodger27mom: @dodger27mom: cardio for 1.5 hrs on leg day wit squats sucks! Remind me why I do this please?
— Matt Kemp (@TheRealMattKemp) December 9, 2011
@dodger27mom: takes one to know one!!!!! RT@TheRealMattKemp: @TheRealMattKemp: Becuz ur a beast!!!
— Judy Henderson (@dodger27mom) December 9, 2011
Today, share your own mom memories and moments on Twitter. But flowers are still a good idea too.
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