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Mother’s Day history : When and Why it was started.

Happy Mother's Day 2018
Happy Mother's Day 2018

Mother’s Day 2018: Mother’s Day is the day of our mother honoring. It is celebrated on the second Sunday of May, but it day of celebration vary according to the country. The contribution of a mother in the lives of her children is immense and though a single day in never going to be enough to thank her for the love and commitment, it is equally important to acknowledge the same and make them feel special. So cancel all your appointment and block the day for your mother.

Mother’s day history

The auspicious day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia. Her campaign to make Mother’s day a recognized holiday in the United States began in 1905, the year her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis, died.

The request to make the day a holiday was denied initially, owing to the efforts of Jarvis, who was a peace activist and worked on public health issues, by 1911 all US states started observing the holiday. In 1941, Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating the second Sunday in the month of May as national holidays to honor mothers.

Mother’s Day significance

Mother’s Day is an occasion which is celebrated in various parts of the world to express respect, honor and love towards mothers. The day is an event to honor the contribution of mothers, acknowledge the efforts of maternal bonds and the role of months in our society. It is a day which makes people remember the importance and significance of mothers in their life and is observed as a day to give special emphasis to the motherly figures around the world.

So make this day exceptional for your mother and plan special surprise and make her happy.

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