The Best—and Worst—Cities for Moms

For Mother’s Day, The Daily Beast takes America’s 200 largest cities and crunches the numbers—from child care to maternal health to pampering—to determine where moms have it best.

On Mother's Day, everything revolves around Mom. But what about the other 364 days? The Daily Beast tried to determine which cities celebrate that holiday every day. And which might induce fits worthy of Mommy Dearest.

Like motherhood itself, the conditions needed to make moms across the country happy are complicated. So we tried to find factors that are universal, whether working or stay-at-home, big city or small city, North or South, and then combed the data of the country’s 200 largest cities to find out which offer the best quality of life for mothers. (Almost all the factors apply to parents generally. It's just not dad's turn this month.)

“Isolation is the biggest problem for moms,” says Dr. Amy Tiemann, creator of MojoMom.com and author of MojoMom: Nurturing Your Self While Raising a Family. While we measured the relative number of other mothers in each city, Dr. Tiemann stressed that moms—especially new moms—should, “find their tribe. Find other mothers you fit in with… that’s going to make all the difference.”

Quality health care is also essential. “If you look across the country, there is a lot of variation in terms of the quality of care at different hospitals,” says Dr. Richard May, co-author of HealthGrades’ recent study on Women’s Health in American Hospitals. Access to good care for mother and child, May says, greatly reduces anxiety, and boosts happiness.

To compile the rankings, we started with the list of the 200 largest cities according to 2008 data from the U.S. Census’ American Community Survey. They included all cities with an estimated population over 121,000. To rank the cities, we looked at several facets affecting the quality of life for resident mothers:

Mothers-per-capita: the percentage of mothers in each city with one or more children under 18 years old, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.

Educational quality: the overall caliber of public schools in each city based on a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the best. Scores were culled from GreatSchools.org, which ranks schools based on standardized tests. (The three cities that weren’t measured by GreatSchools were assigned the national median.)

Child care: the number of child-care workers per child 5 years old and under in each city according to its Metropolitan Statistical Area, based on 2008 data from Bureau of Labor Statistics 2008 and U.S. Census population data.

Maternity health specialists: the availability of maternity specialists (in obstetrics and gynecology or maternal and fetal medicine) based on the number of recognized practitioners, per resident mom, in each city, according to HealthGrades.com, an independent health-care ratings company. HealthGrades doctors must be affiliated with a high-quality hospital, free of state sanctions, disciplinary actions, malpractice judgments, and monetary settlements in the last five years, and be board certified in his/her practice specialty.

Mother’s Day pampering: in honor of the Mother’s Day holiday on Sunday, Citysearch.com ranked per-capita searches for “Mother’s Day Brunch,” as well as the evergreen mom-pampering category “Hair Salon” in each city to provide insight into which city’s residents are looking to take care of the mothers in their lives.

The first—and the worst—are both state capitals sitting near the country’s northern border. Where are moms celebrating? See below.

#1, Boise, ID Moms-per-capita: 61 out of 200 Child care: 20 out of 200 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 63 of out 200 Pampering: 86 out of 200

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#2, Lexington, KY Moms-per-capita: 60 Child care: 11 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 64 Pampering: 37 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Greentree Tea Room

#3, Lincoln, NE Moms-per-capita: 80 Child care: 3 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 145 Pampering: 24

#4, Coral Springs, FL Moms-per-capita: 18 Child care: 40 Schools: 8 out of 10 Maternity care: 97 Pampering: 161

#5, Mobile, AL Moms-per-capita: 62 Child care: 33 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 45 Pampering: 9 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Ruth's Chris Steak House

#6, Elk Grove, CA Moms-per-capita: 3 Child care: 54 Schools: 8 out of 10 Maternity care: 176 Pampering: 160

#7, Bellevue, WA Moms-per-capita: 135 Child care: 31 Schools: 9 out of 10 Maternity care: 40 Pampering: 120 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Daniel's Broiler

#8, Overland Park, KS Moms-per-capita: 46 Child care: 46 Schools: 8 out of 10 Maternity care: 51 Pampering: 59

#9, Augusta, GA Moms-per-capita: 53 Child care: 67 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 33 Pampering: 30

#10, Columbus, OH Moms-per-capita: 1 Child care: 82 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 142 Pampering: 94 Best Mother's Day Brunch: M

# 11, Anchorage, AK Moms-per-capita: 49 Child care: 109 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 109 Pampering: 104 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Simon & Seafort's

#12, Cary, NC Moms-per-capita: 20 Child care: 193 Schools: 9 out of 10 Maternity care: 117 Pampering: 86 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Bistro 64

#13, Anaheim, CA Moms-per-capita: 45 Child care: 155 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 99 Pampering: 59 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Catal Restaurant & Uva Bar

#14, Baton Rouge, LA Moms-per-capita: 96 Child care: 90 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 30 Pampering: 17

#15, Naperville, IL Moms-per-capita: 7 Child care: 175 Schools: 9 out of 10 Maternity care: 108 Pampering: 56

#16, Cedar Rapids, IA Moms-per-capita: 95 Child care: 6 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 124 Pampering: 154

#17, Fremont, CA Moms-per-capita: 40 Child care: 112 Schools: 9 out of 10 Maternity care: 95 Pampering: 146

#18, Carrollton, TX Moms-per-capita: 42 Child care: 188 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 159 Pampering: 55

#19, Aurora, CO Moms-per-capita: 97 Child care: 58 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 103 Pampering: 94

#20, Buffalo, NY Moms-per-capita: 75 Child care: 2 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 122 Pampering: 111

#21, Brownsville, TX Moms-per-capita: 12 Child care: 103 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 167 Pampering: 152

#22, Montgomery, AL Moms-per-capita: 89 Child care: 52 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 82 Pampering: 11 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Frankie's Seafood & Grill

#23, Aurora, IL Moms-per-capita: 8 Child care: 175 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 71 Pampering: 72

#24, Corona, CA Moms-per-capita: 9 Child care: 141 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 184 Pampering: 127

#25, Jackson, MS Moms-per-capita: 25 Child care: 32 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 27 Pampering: 130

#26, Newark, NJ Moms-per-capita: 58 Child care: 10 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 146 Pampering: 35

#27, Columbia, SC Moms-per-capita: 196 Child care: 49 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 5 Pampering: 18

#28, Modesto, CA Moms-per-capita: 28 Child care: 86 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 107 Pampering: 75

#29, Colorado Springs, CO Moms-per-capita: 36 Child care: 85 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 111 Pampering: 170

#30, Milwaukee, WI Moms-per-capita: 91 Child care: 1 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 132 Pampering: 26 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Trocadero

#31, Kansas City, MI Moms-per-capita: 2 Child care: 46 Schools: 2 out of 10 Maternity care: 180 Pampering: 68 Best Mother's Day Brunch: The American Restaurant

#32, Hartford, CT Moms-per-capita: 74 Child care: 17 Schools: 2 out of 10 Maternity care: 180 Pampering: 68

#33, Chesapeake, VA Moms-per-capita: 11 Child care: 124 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 162 Pampering: 150

#34, Austin, TX Moms-per-capita: 90 Child care: 104 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 88 Pampering: 109 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Green Pastures

#35, Little Rock, AR Moms-per-capita: 94 Child care: 94 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 44 Pampering: 40 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Brave New Restaurant

#36, Chula Vista, CA Moms-per-capita: 21 Child care: 97 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 160 Pampering: 194

#37, Arlington, VA Moms-per-capita: 153 Child care: 168 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 73 Pampering: 32 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Willow Restaurant

#38, Fort Lauderdale, FL Moms-per-capita: 194 Child care: 40 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 43 Pampering: 7

#39, Huntsville, AL Moms-per-capita: 146 Child care: 72 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 66 Pampering: 38 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Grille 29

#40, Dayton, OH Moms-per-capita: 180 Child care: 80 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 10 Pampering: 11

#41, Sterling Heights, MI Moms-per-capita: 38 Child care: 66 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 189 Pampering: 88

#42, Knoxville, TN Moms-per-capita: 181 Child care: 51 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 11 Pampering: 23

#43, Savannah, GA Moms-per-capita: 126 Child care: 26 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 37 Pampering: 4

#44, Hollywood, FL Moms-per-capita: 178 Child care: 40 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 85 Pampering: 28

#45, Birmingham, AL Moms-per-capita: 166 Child care: 42 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 2 Pampering: 77 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Cobb Lane Restaurant

#46, Bakersfield, CA Moms-per-capita: 22 Child care: 177 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 141 Pampering: 116

#47, Charlotte, NC Moms-per-capita: 52 Child care: 110 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 90 Pampering: 138 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Fig Tree

#48, Boston, MA Moms-per-capita: 183 Child care: 70 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 21 Pampering: 31 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Hamersley's Bistro

#49, Corpus Christi, TX Moms-per-capita: 66 Child care: 92 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 114 Pampering: 133

#50, Akron, OH Moms-per-capita: 118 Child care: 75 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 69 Pampering: 141

#51, Arlington, TX Moms-per-capita: 35 Child care: 162 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 152 Pampering: 91 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Olenjack's Grille

#52, Des Moines, IA Moms-per-capita: 87 Child care: 19 Schools: 2 out of 10 Maternity care: 57 Pampering: 111

#53, Springfield, MA Moms-per-capita: 83 Child care: 41 Schools: 2 out of 10 Maternity care: 42 Pampering: 13

#54, Santa Clarita, CA Moms-per-capita: 37 Child care: 117 Schools: 8 out of 10 Maternity care: 194 Pampering: 96

#55, Orlando, FL Moms-per-capita: 149 Child care: 84 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 19 Pampering: 1

#56, Peoria, AZ Moms-per-capita: 41 Child care: 150 Schools: 8 out of 10 Maternity care: 200 Pampering: 86 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Arrowhead Grill

#57, Cincinnati, OH Moms-per-capita: 185 Child care: 77 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 6 Pampering: 70

#58, Fayetteville, NC Moms-per-capita: 5 Child care: 196 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 127 Pampering: 88

#59, Elizabeth, NJ Moms-per-capita: 132 Child care: 10 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 175 Pampering: 102

#60, Denver, CO Moms-per-capita: 173 Child care: 58 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 50 Pampering: 20

#61, Pembroke Pines, FL Moms-per-capita: 48 Child care: 40 Schools: 8 out of 10 Maternity care: 125 Pampering: 198

#62, Hampton, VA Moms-per-capita: 82 Child care: 124 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 182 Pampering: 47

#63, Rochester, NY Moms-per-capita: 152 Child care: 5 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 9 Pampering: 16

#64, Lakewood, CO Moms-per-capita: 129 Child care: 58 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 153 Pampering: 98

#65, Oklahoma City, OK Moms-per-capita: 50 Child care: 55 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 115 Pampering: 149

#66, Jersey City, NJ Moms-per-capita: 125 Child care: 16 Schools: 2 out of 10 Maternity care: 174 Pampering: 53 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Amanda's

#67, Mesquite, TX Moms-per-capita: 4 Child care: 188 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 179 Pampering: 62

#68, Sioux Falls, SD Moms-per-capita: 71 Child care: 4 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 94 Pampering: 141

#69, Miami, FL Moms-per-capita: 192 Child care: 40 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 17 Pampering: 25

#70, Indianapolis, IN Moms-per-capita: 73 Child care: 71 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 100 Pampering: 116

#71, New Orleans, LA Moms-per-capita: 198 Child care: 87 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 56 Pampering: 15 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Commander's Palace

#72, Ontario, CA Moms-per-capita: 56 Child care: 141 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 193 Pampering: 44

#73, Escondido, CA Moms-per-capita: 64 Child care: 97 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 143 Pampering: 158

#74, Springfield, MO Moms-per-capita: 159 Child care: 43 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 32 Pampering: 2

#75, Eugene, OR Moms-per-capita: 183 Child care: 78 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 76 Pampering: 109 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Sweetwaters on the River

#76, Honolulu, HI Moms-per-capita: 176 Child care: 100 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 36 Pampering: 70

#77, Cape Coral, FL Moms-per-capita: 77 Child care: 151 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 156 Pampering: 173

#78, Long Beach, CA Moms-per-capita: 88 Child care: 117 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 116 Pampering: 96 Best Mother's Day Brunch: The Sky Room

#79, Chandler, AZ Moms-per-capita: 102 Child care: 150 Schools: 8 out of 10 Maternity care: 170 Pampering: 171 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Kona Grill

#80, Tampa, FL Moms-per-capita: 136 Child care: 28 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 38 Pampering: 55

#81, Dallas, TX Moms-per-capita: 98 Child care: 188 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 75 Pampering: 50 Best Mother's Day Brunch: The French Room

#82, Atlanta, GA Moms-per-capita: 197 Child care: 170 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 1 Pampering: 5

#83, Seattle, WA Moms-per-capita: 188 Child care: 31 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 28 Pampering: 22 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Salty's on Alki

#84, Thousand Oaks, CA Moms-per-capita: 59 Child care: 107 Schools: 9 out of 10 Maternity care: 70 Pampering: 134

#85, Grand Rapids, MI Moms-per-capita: 115 Child care: 176 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 18 Pampering: 49

#86, Gilbert, AZ Moms-per-capita: 108 Child care: 150 Schools: 9 out of 10 Maternity care: 165 Pampering: 162 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Alchemy Restaurant at Copperwynd Resort

#87, Irving, TX Moms-per-capita: 32 Child care: 188 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 139 Pampering: 83 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Café on the Green

#88, Jacksonville, FL Moms-per-capita: 68 Child care: 76 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 120 Pampering: 157

#89, Louisville, KY Moms-per-capita: 85 Child care: 22 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 55 Pampering: 154

#90, Rancho Cucamonga, CA Moms-per-capita: 93 Child care: 135 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 190 Pampering: 63

#91, McAllen, TX Moms-per-capita: 10 Child care: 164 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 123 Pampering: 137

#92, Lubbock, TX Moms-per-capita: 78 Child care: 61 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 101 Pampering: 174

#93, Joliet, IL Moms-per-capita: 13 Child care: 175 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 150 Pampering: 91

#94, Fullerton, CA Moms-per-capita: 131 Child care: 135 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 134 Pampering: 113

#95, Fort Collins, CO Moms-per-capita: 151 Child care: 169 Schools: 8 out of 10 Maternity care: 87 Pampering: 91

#96, Durham, NC Moms-per-capita: 84 Child care: 171 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 41 Pampering: 66

#97, Albuquerque, NM Moms-per-capita: 103 Child care: 183 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 91 Pampering: 131 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Corn Maiden at The Tamaya Resort

#98, Bridgeport, CT Moms-per-capita: 55 Child care: 62 Schools: 2 out of 10 Maternity care: 58 Pampering: 182

#99, St. Petersburg, FL Moms-per-capita: 148 Child care: 28 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 110 Pampering: 43

#100, Pittsburgh, PA Moms-per-capita: 190 Child care: 8 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 3 Pampering: 83 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Grand Concourse

#101, Pasadena, CA Moms-per-capita: 6 Child care: 135 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 14 Pampering: 79

#102, Newport News, VA Moms-per-capita: 24 Child care: 124 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 129 Pampering: 104

#103, Philadelphia, PA Moms-per-capita: 167 Child care: 21 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 92 Pampering: 21 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Moshulu

#104, Cleveland, OH Moms-per-capita: 137 Child care: 47 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 47 Pampering: 156 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Pier W

#105, El Paso, TX Moms-per-capita: 23 Child care: 190 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 161 Pampering: 139

#106, Garden Grove, CA Moms-per-capita: 33 Child care: 135 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 166 Pampering: 196

#107, Providence, RI Moms-per-capita: 100 Child care: 12 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 12 Pampering: 97

#108, Madison, WI Moms-per-capita: 179 Child care: 7 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 48 Pampering: 92 Best Mother's Day Brunch: The Admiralty at The Edgewater Hotel

#109, Scottsdale, AZ Moms-per-capita: 187 Child care: 150 Schools: 9 out of 10 Maternity care: 59 Pampering: 3 Best Mother's Day Brunch: The Greene House

#110, Plano, TX Moms-per-capita: 29 Child care: 188 Schools: 8 out of 10 Maternity care: 52 Pampering: 123 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Jasper's

#111, Wichita, KS Moms-per-capita: 31 Child care: 79 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 151 Pampering: 47

#112, Tallahassee, FL Moms-per-capita: 175 Child care: 73 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 112 Pampering: 28

#113, Memphis, TN Moms-per-capita: 120 Child care: 74 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 131 Pampering: 59

#114, Henderson, NV Moms-per-capita: 144 Child care: 200 Schools: 8 out of 10 Maternity care: 148 Pampering: 65

#115, Winston-Salem, NC Moms-per-capita: 76 Child care: 98 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 54 Pampering: 36

#116, Amarillo, TX Moms-per-capita: 44 Child care: 195 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 119 Pampering: 193

#117, New York, NY Moms-per-capita: 133 Child care: 16 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 163 Pampering: 143 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Jean Georges

#118, Detroit, MI Moms-per-capita: 168 Child care: 66 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 155 Pampering: 81 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Rattlesnake Club

#119, Fontana, CA Moms-per-capita: 17 Child care: 141 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 102 Pampering: 199

#120, Glendale, CA Moms-per-capita: 99 Child care: 117 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 84 Pampering: 180

#121, Laredo, TX Moms-per-capita: 15 Child care: 159 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 157 Pampering: 124

#122, Kansas City, KS Moms-per-capita: 199 Child care: 46 Schools: 2 out of 10 Maternity care: 133 Pampering: 7

#123, Palmdale, CA Moms-per-capita: 16 Child care: 135 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 192 Pampering: 109

#124, Santa Rosa, CA Moms-per-capita: 79 Child care: 83 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 83 Pampering: 116 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Zazu Restaurant & Farm

#125, Fort Wayne, IN Moms-per-capita: 69 Child care: 189 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 105 Pampering: 102

#126, Garland, TX Moms-per-capita: 14 Child care: 168 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 183 Pampering: 198

#127, Alexandria, VA Moms-per-capita: 191 Child care: 162 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 16 Pampering: 39 Best Mother's Day Brunch: BRABO by Robert Wiedmaier-Lorien Hotel & Spa

#128, Richmond, VA Moms-per-capita: 189 Child care: 63 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 4 Pampering: 19

#129, Hialeah, FL Moms-per-capita: 147 Child care: 40 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 147 Pampering: 136

#130, Baltimore, MD Moms-per-capita: 171 Child care: 91 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 23 Pampering: 152 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Brightons

#131, Salt Lake City, UT Moms-per-capita: 141 Child care: 102 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 13 Pampering: 30 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Garden Café at The Grand

#132, Syracuse, NY Moms-per-capita: 165 Child care: 23 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 24 Pampering:12

#133, San Diego, CA Moms-per-capita: 145 Child care: 97 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 93 Pampering: 79

#134, Vancouver, WA Moms-per-capita: 51 Child care: 158 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 60 Pampering: 33 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Blackstone American Grill

#135, Oceanside, CA Moms-per-capita: 157 Child care: 97 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 185 Pampering: 105

#136, Greensboro, NC Moms-per-capita: 139 Child care: 119 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 78 Pampering: 132

#137, Rockford, IL Moms-per-capita: 123 Child care: 60 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 49 Pampering: 51

#138, Mesa, AZ Moms-per-capita: 130 Child care: 150 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 137 Pampering: 102 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Blue Adobe Grille

#139, Huntington Beach, CA Moms-per-capita: 112 Child care: 155 Schools: 9 out of 10 Maternity care: 173 Pampering: 192 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Shade's Restaurant & Bar at The Waterfront Hilton Beach Resort

#140, Glendale, AZ Moms-per-capita: 106 Child care: 150 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 106 Pampering: 168 Best Mother's Day Brunch: SKYE

#141, San Jose, CA Moms-per-capita: 109 Child care: 126 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 130 Pampering: 71

#142, Oxnard, CA Moms-per-capita: 105 Child care: 107 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 164 Pampering: 76 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Capistrano's

#143, Virginia Beach, VA Moms-per-capita: 34 Child care: 124 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 171 Pampering: 123

#144, Spokane, WA Moms-per-capita: 122 Child care: 18 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 61 Pampering: 164 Best Mother's Day Brunch: The Davenport Hotel

#145, Irvine, CA Moms-per-capita: 150 Child care: 155 Schools: 10 out of 10 Maternity care: 136 Pampering: 188 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Lucca Café

#146, San Francisco, CA Moms-per-capita: 195 Child care: 89 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 26 Pampering: 34 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Ella's

#147, Columbus, GA Moms-per-capita: 200 Child care: 48 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 186 Pampering: 142

#148, Yonkers, NY Moms-per-capita: 72 Child care: 16 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 135 Pampering: 118

#149, Grand Prairie, TX Moms-per-capita: 26 Child care: 168 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 188 Pampering: 195

#150, Lancaster, CA Moms-per-capita: 57 Child care: 117 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 158 Pampering: 147

#151, Port St. Lucie, FL Moms-per-capita: 110 Child care: 29 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 200 Pampering: 182

#152, Orange, CA Moms-per-capita: 86 Child care: 135 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 39 Pampering: 118 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Prime Cut Café

#153, Waco, TX Moms-per-capita: 143 Child care: 68 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 67 Pampering: 64

#154, Omaha, NE Moms-per-capita: 169 Child care: 50 Schools: 5 OUT OF 10 Maternity care: 53 Pampering: 148

#155, Sacramento, CA Moms-per-capita: 127 Child care: 54 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 200 Pampering: 135

#156, Riverside, CA Moms-per-capita: 54 Child care: 141 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 149 Pampering: 126

#157, Topeka, KS Moms-per-capita: 27 Child care: 81 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 140 Pampering: 156 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Chez Yasu

#158, Fort Worth, TX Moms-per-capita: 39 Child care: 168 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 138 Pampering: 184 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Simply Fondue

#159, Fresno, CA Moms-per-capita: 65 Child care: 163 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 144 Pampering: 188

#160, Salem, OR Moms-per-capita: 67 Child care: 182 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 121 Pampering: 74 Best Mother's Day Brunch: The Garden View Restaurant at Oregon Garden Resort

#161, Raleigh, NC Moms-per-capita: 174 Child care: 193 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 34 Pampering: 14 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Saint-Jacques

#162, Chicago, IL Moms-per-capita: 155 Child care: 175 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 96 Pampering: 68

#163, Las Vegas, NV Moms-per-capita: 63 Child care: 200 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 74 Pampering: 128 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Verandah

#164, Phoenix, AZ Moms-per-capita: 142 Child care: 150 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 118 Pampering: 61 Best Mother's Day Brunch: The Greene House-Kierland Commons

#165, Pomona, CA Moms-per-capita: 111 Child care: 135 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 128 Pampering: 81

#166, Paterson, NJ Moms-per-capita: 107 Child care: 16 Schools: 2 out of 10 Maternity care: 81 Pampering: 164

#167, Warren, MI Moms-per-capita: 114 Child care: 66 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 89 Pampering: 102

#168, Sunnyvale, CA Moms-per-capita: 81 Child care: 126 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 178 Pampering: 166

#169, Reno, NV Moms-per-capita: 117 Child care: 142 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 62 Pampering: 119

#170, Nashville, TN Moms-per-capita: 140 Child care: 59 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 77 Pampering: 165

#171, Salinas, CA Moms-per-capita: 43 Child care: 108 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 126 Pampering: 176

#172, Torrance, CA Moms-per-capita: 113 Child care: 135 Schools: 9 out of 10 Maternity care: 22 Pampering: 173

#173, Toledo, OH Moms-per-capita: 124 Child care: 25 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 98 Pampering: 175

#174, Shreveport, LA Moms-per-capita: 104 Child care: 191 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 68 Pampering: 47

#175, Tacoma, WA Moms-per-capita: 138 Child care: 118 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 20 Pampering: 53 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Pacific Grill

#176, Moreno Valley, CA Moms-per-capita: 47 Child care: 141 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 187 Pampering: 190

#177, Worcester, MA Moms-per-capita: 160 Child care: 70 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 200 Pampering: 43

#178, New Haven, CT Moms-per-capita: 116 Child care: 99 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 7 Pampering: 145

#179, Minneapolis, MN Moms-per-capita: 177 Child care: 181 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 25 Pampering: 9 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Café Lurcat

#180, Chattanooga, TN Moms-per-capita: 158 Child care: 194 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 29 Pampering: 125

#181, Tulsa, OK Moms-per-capita: 92 Child care: 93 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 65 Pampering: 183

#182, Stockton, CA Moms-per-capita: 30 Childcare: 197 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 169 Pampering: 106

#183, Tucson, AZ Moms-per-capita: 156 Child care: 156 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 80 Pampering: 60 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Old Pueblo Grille

#184, St. Louis, MO Moms-per-capita: 172 Child care: 24 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 200 Pampering: 144

#185, Tempe, AZ Moms-per-capita: 193 Child care: 150 Schools: 7 out of 10 Maternity care: 104 Pampering: 74 Best Mother's Day Brunch: House of Tricks

#186, El Monte, CA Moms-per-capita: 163 Child care: 117 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 177 Pampering: 200

#187, Norfolk, VA Moms-per-capita: 119 Child care: 124 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 15 Pampering: 169

#188, Houston, TX Moms-per-capita: 134 Child care: 179 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 86 Pampering: 168 Best Mother's Day Brunch: La Colombe d'Or

#189, San Antonio, TX Moms-per-capita: 121 Child care: 105 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 113 Pampering: 178 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Biga on the Banks

#190, Hayward, CA Moms-per-capita: 164 Child care: 112 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 79 Pampering: 189

#191, Pasadena, TX Moms-per-capita: 184 Child care: 179 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 46 Pampering: 112

#192, Portland, OR Moms-per-capita: 162 Child care: 158 Schools: 6 out of 10 Maternity care: 31 Pampering: 129 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Mother's

#193, Washington, DC Moms-per-capita: 186 Child care: 162 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 35 Pampering: 48

#194, Los Angeles, CA Moms-per-capita: 154 Child care: 135 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 168 Pampering: 160 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Grub

#195, North Las Vegas, NV Moms-per-capita: 19 Child care: 200 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 191 Pampering: 185

#196, Oakland, CA Moms-per-capita: 170 Child care: 89 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 72 Pampering: 177 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Somerset

#197, San Bernardino, CA Moms-per-capita: 70 Child care: 141 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 172 Pampering: 192

#198, West Valley City, UT Moms-per-capita: 101 Child care: 102 Schools: 3 out of 10 Maternity care: 181 Pampering: 179

#199, Santa Ana, CA Moms-per-capita: 128 Child care: 155 Schools: 5 out of 10 Maternity care: 154 Pampering: 186 Best Mother's Day Brunch: Ambrosia

#200, St. Paul, MN Moms-per-capita: 161 Child care: 181 Schools: 4 out of 10 Maternity care: 200 Pampering: 123 Best Mother's Day Brunch: The St. Paul Grill