What is Mom? The embodiment of eternal love and devotion. Mother’s Day is meant to honor mothers and their influence in society, maternal bonds and motherhood itself. This Sunday is the perfect opportunity to let all the hardworking mommies know how much they are appreciated and loved for everything they do. To mark this special date, we have made a list of interesting facts about Mother’s Day. If you don’t live close to the woman who raised you. So this year, impress mom with more than just a bouquet of flowers… tell her one of interesting facts about mothers day that she probably didn’t even know.
Facts About Mothers Day That You Must Know
# In Greek mythology spring festivals were held in honor of the maternal goddess called, Rhea. She was the wife of Cronus and was believed to be the mother of many deities.
# Anna Jarvis was also a woman that may have been behind our traditional Mother’s Day celebration on the second Sunday of May. She never had any children, but wanted to carry out her own mother’s wishes of having a day just for moms. Anna tirelessly campaigned and on May 8th, 1914 President Woodrow Wilson signed a Joint Resolution designating the second Sunday in May as Mother’s Day.
# Mother’s Day sees around one quarter of all flowers purchased throughout the year falling on this holiday.
# Carnations are very popular flowers for Mother’s Day and are thought to be made from the tears of Jesus’ mother when she wept at his feet the day He was crucified.
# Pink and red carnations are given to mother’s that are still alive, while white ones are for those that have passed away.
# Studies and research now show that giving a bouquet of flowers has many positive health and psychological benefits.
# In the vast majority of the world’s languages, the word for “mother” begins with the letter M.
# 14 billion dollars is spent on Mother’s Day.
# In the United States alone, around 122 million phone calls are made to moms on Mother’s Day.
# What are you getting your mother this Mother’s Day? Common gifts include: cards, flowers, meals in restaurants, jewelry, gift cards, clothing, trips to a spa, books, CDs, housewares and even gardening tools.
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