Sunday, 7 August 2011

Mother's Day

Month : May
Place : World Wide
Famous For : Traditional & Love Festival
Attractions : Gifts for Mothers, Greeting Cards, Enjoyment with Mothers.

Mother is undoubtedly the most precious gift of god. Her ambivalent presence in our life can't be substituted by anyone. Mother's Day is a grand opportunity to honor the spirit of motherhood. It's time to tell your mother that she will always be important to you throughout your life and you will continue to love her for ever. Mother's Day is celebrated to honor all mothers and express gratitude for the hardships they bear in bringing up a child. Most countries including US, Australia, Canada and India celebrate Mothers Day on the second Sunday of May. Mothers Day came into being due to the efforts made by Ms Julia Ward Howe and Ms Anna Jarvis. The Resolution for having a dedicated Mother's Day was signed by US President Woodrow Wilson on May 8, 1914. Since then people across the world have been celebrating Mothers Day with joy and devotion.

Mother's Day History
All across the world, more than 46 countries honor mothers with a special day, but not all nations celebrate on the same day. We honor mothers with cards, candy, flowers and dinner out. Mother"s day was first suggested in the United States by Julia Ward Howe, writer of the Battle Hymn of the Republic. She suggested that this day be dedicated to peace. Miss Howe organized Mother"s Day meetings in Boston every year.

Mother's Day Celebrations
A very special day is reserved every year to show deep feelings of love, care and respect for ones Mother, termed as the Mother's Day, it will be celebrated with fanfare on the 10th of May. Although there are some countries where this day is celebrated on different dates. No single day has been kept for universal celebrations. It would've been a great idea if one single day could have been identified to earmark this special relationship.

How is Mothers Day Celebrated ?
The best way to make this day special for your mother is to shower her with lot and lots of love and affection for what she is waiting for since you grew. The backbone of Mother's Day is the strong bonding shared by a Mother and her child. This day can be made special for her if a careful thought is given in putting together a bouquet of wonderful surprises that you can deliver to your mother. This could include small things like having a nostalgic conversation with her, treating her to self-cooked food, taking her out for shopping, showering her with gifts, thanking her for all she has done for you, re-assuring her of your love and support throughout the rest of her life.

Cakes, cookies and pies are the favourite dishes prepared on the occasion of Mothers Day. Some consider having dinner at home with the family as an ideal way of celebrating Mothers Day, many on the other hand prefer to dine out. Hence, restaurants are seeing more business then ever on the occasion of Mothers Day.

Since Mothers Day is observed as a holiday in lot of countries many like to take the opportunity to go out for family picnics and have fun. In several schools, celebrations of Mothers Day are organised wherein children present skits, songs and plays to honor mothers.
Mother's Day


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