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What Mums Really Want This Mother’s Day

You know how modern families are. We’re all really busy, we’re spread out all over the world, so it’s more important than ever that we keep family bonds with our loved ones strong. Over 40% of us won’t be able to spend time with our mums for Mother’s Day.  But lots of people have the … Read more

The Simple Guide to Get Your Mother Started With Skype

Grandma

Modern people are always on the move and, increasingly, that means relocating far away from home. In 2011, 40% of Americans lived in a state other than where they were born and, in 2013, 3 million people in the UK moved house. I am one of these statistics; I live in California but my parents … Read more

Cette année, souhaitez une merveilleuse fête des mères avec Skype

Elles sont souvent bonnes conseillères, nous connaissent presque mieux que personne et sont les reines du multi tâches. Les mères tiennent une place importante dans la vie de chacun et ce dimanche 26 mai 2013, vous aurez l’occasion de souhaiter une joyeuse fête des mères à votre maman ! Selon un sondage(1), la fête des … Read more

Mother Meets Newborn Daughter for the First Time via Skype

Elizabeth Stone once said, “Making a decision to have a child – it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” In light of Mother’s Day, a day to express gratitude to the significant female figures in our lives, we look back to the women who brought … Read more

No Love for Mom? 1 in 5 People Forget to Send Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother's Day Survey

Did your mom always have the best advice when you were younger? Mine sure did – “tie your shoes”, “look both ways before crossing the street”, “don’t talk to strangers” and “don’t follow the crowd” – although I didn’t always listen. Well, when it comes to treating mom right on Mother’s Day, we’d all better … Read more

A Skype fan from the UK shares tips for Mother’s Day gift ideas

We’ve been hunting for tips on what to get for Mother’s Day, this Sunday March 10, and we wanted to share this email, from Jean Davis in Buckinghamshire in the UK. Dear Skype, My son is going to Skype call me on Mother’s Day, as usual and so I wanted to share my tip with … Read more

Connecting with Mom this Mother's Day

This Sunday, May 13th is Mother’s Day in the United States: a day to honor our moms, aunts, grandmas, and other women in our life. While seeing mom in person is ideal for Mother’s Day, many people won’t be able… Read more

Connecting with Mom this Mother's Day

This Sunday, May 13th is Mother's Day in the United States: a day to honor our moms, aunts, grandmas, and other women in our life. While seeing mom in person is ideal for Mother's Day, many people won't be able… Read more

Tell Mom "You Rock!" With A "Say it with Skype" Mother's Day Edition Video Card

Visit our updated “Say it with Skype” page on Facebook or Skype.com and tell your mom just how much she rocks! For every video card that is sent, Skype will donate one dollar to Save the Children on behalf of its Mom’s the Word campaign.* Read more

Tell Mom "You Rock!" With A "Say it with Skype" Mother's Day Edition Video Card

Visit our updated "Say it with Skype" page on Facebook or Skype.com and tell your mom just how much she rocks! For every video card that is sent, Skype will donate one dollar to Save the Children on behalf of its Mom's the Word campaign.* Read more