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Back in the Day: Vintage Pics of Mom & Grandma

Back in the Day: Vintage Pics of Mom & Grandma


“My mother was my first country. The first place I ever lived.”

– Lands by Nayyirah Waheed

April may be national poetry month but very soon it will be May which is the month of mom. Given the circumstances this year, it’s shaping up to be a particularly difficult Mother’s Day for many as social distancing means less hugs, celebratory brunches and time spent together as an extended family.  Which is simply to say that we’re thinking a lot about our moms, grandmothers and all the mother figures in our lives right now and we want to make extra sure they feel loved and celebrated during these tough times.

As an heirloom brand, we know the power of thoughtful gifts to make memories and mark the passage of time so we pulled together some of our favorite Schoolhouse pieces that we think mom would truly love.


Gifts for Mom


Over Slack last week (our working lives are much different these days!) our team also shared favorite pics of their own moms and grandmothers. It was so fun to see everyone’s cherished vintage pics that we collected them below as well. Cheers to all these special ladies for their love, guidance, hard work and sacrifices, and to all the ones in your lives too.

Raya & her mom; customer support

Christine's mom, grandmother & great-grandmother; reporting analyst

Jenny's mom; brand manager

Bria's mom & dad; web quality specialist

Abby's mom; sales analysis lead

Beverly's mom; supply chain manager

Jensyn's mom; NPI manager

Bridgette & her mom; customer support

Alex's grandmother; visual production manager

Jess's mom; retail stylist and events coordinator 

Josh & his mom; sales manager

Rachel & her mom; senior purchasing agent

Shatha's mom; planning manager

Andrew's mom; director of operations

Samantha's grandmother; email & CRM coordinator 

Phillip & his mom; business development lead

Kyra & her mom; HR specialist

Mark's mom; IT manager

Luz's mom; supply planner

Mallory's mom; social media

Erin's mom; content manager

Brandt's grandmother, mom & daughter; product engineer

Brittney & her mom; HR generalist

William's grandmother & mom; front end web developer

Eric's mom; senior graphic designer


Today and every day, thank you to all the moms out there for everything that you do and have done for your families.

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