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Mother’s Day

Show your Mom some love this Mother's Day - make her breakfast in bed, give her a gift, or just spend quality time together!
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Celebrate the amazing moms in your life on Mother’s Day, which falls on the second Sunday of May every year. This special day provides an opportunity to show your mother how much you appreciate her and all she does for you. For centuries, it has been a tradition to honor mothers and express gratitude for their hard work, love and support. Whether it’s buying flowers or cooking a meal, there are countless ways to make Mother’s Day special. Let’s celebrate all the wonderful moms out there!

History of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1870</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Julia Ward Howe's Appeal</div><div class='timeline-text'>Julia Ward Howe, famous for writing "The Battle Hymn of the Republic", issued an appeal for women to unite in promoting peace efforts around the world, which was the earliest known Mother's Day proclamation.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1908</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Local Mother's Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>Anna Jarvis organized the first local Mother's Day in Grafton, West Virginia, as a way of honoring her own mother’s work, as well as mothers in general.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1914</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Holiday Declaration</div><div class='timeline-text'>U.S. President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the second Sunday in May as a national holiday to honor mothers.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1934</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mother's Day Stamp</div><div class='timeline-text'>The United States Post Office issued a special stamp with a painting "Whistler’s Mother" by James McNeill Whistler, to commemorate Mother’s Day.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2011</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Google Doodle Celebration</div><div class='timeline-text'>Google honored mothers with a special doodle on their homepage for the first time, which became an annual tradition, reflecting the wide-spread digital recognition of the day.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Mother’s Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make breakfast in bed</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Start the day off with a special breakfast for Mom. Cook her favorite meal and serve it up in bed for a surprise treat.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Plan a spa day</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Treat Mom to a day of pampering with a spa package. She'll love the massage, facial, and mani/pedi.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a family photo shoot</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Capture the love and memories of your family with professional photos. Plus, Mom can use them for her desk or office.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Take her on a shopping spree</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Nothing better than some retail therapy, so take Mom shopping for her favorite clothes, shoes, and accessories.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Write her a heartfelt letter</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Put pen to paper and tell Mom how much you appreciate all she's done for you. Her eyes will surely fill with tears of joy.</p></div></div>

Why Mother’s Day is Important

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's an opportunity to honor your mother</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Mother's Day is a special time of year to take the time to appreciate and honor your mother for all her hard work and unconditional love throughout the year. Whether it's sending flowers or making a homemade card, sharing your appreciation and paying tribute to your mother will always make her day!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It gives us a chance to reflect on how we show our gratitude</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>We may not always express our appreciation as often as we should, but Mother's Day gives us the perfect excuse to give our mothers the recognition they deserve and consider ways that we can show more gratitude throughout the year.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It reminds us of what an important role mothers play in our lives</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Mothers are often referred to as pillars of strength and support in their families. Mother's Day is the perfect time to remind ourselves that although she may not always be present, her love will remain with us forever and always.</p></div></div>

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