In America, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Mother's Day to be a national holiday on May 9, 1914, though it has origins in ancient Greek and Roman festivals celebrating the mother goddesses Juno and Cybele.
In 1868, Ann Jarvis, mother of Anna Jarvis, created a committee to establish a "
Mother's Friendship Day", the purpose of which was "to reunite families that had ...
Mother's Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms
throughout the world. The American incarnation of Mother's Day was created ...
May 4, 2015 ... Years after she founded Mother's Day, Anna Jarvis was dining at the Tea .....
Thankfully the barter system and the money system were invented ...
May 11, 2013 ... Few holidays succeed in disappointing mothers and striking terror into the hearts
of fathers on an annual basis more than Mother's Day.
May 8, 2015 ... The woman who devoted herself to the creation of a national holiday to honor
overworked, underappreciated mothers regretted the commercial ...
History, quotes, poems, gift ideas, and kid crafts for Mothers Day.
May 9, 2014 ... As Mother's Day turns 100 this year, it's known mostly as a time for brunches, gifts
, cards, and general outpourings of love and appreciation.
May 8, 2014 ... The founder of Mother's Day wouldn't have wanted you to buy those flowers for
mom. Or that card. Or those chocolates. In all likelihood, she ...
The story of Mothers Day is the story of firm determination of a daughter, Anna
Jarvis who resolved to pay tribute to her mother, Mrs Anna M Jarvis and all other