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Holiday Insight: Mother's Day

General Information

Modern day Mother's Day celebrations include moms being treated to breakfast in bed, receiving bouquets of flowers and being pampered all day long.

Other ideas for honoring your mother include:

  • Take her out for Sunday brunch.
  • Write her a heartfelt letter.
  • Plant flowers in her garden.
  • Send her an eCard.
  • Make her dinner.

History of Mother's Day

Although the concept of Mother's Day originated in Greece, it has evolved through the centuries to what we now celebrate every year on the second Sunday of May. This date was chosen as the anniversary of the death of the mother of Ana Jarvis from Philadelphia. In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson made it official - Mother's Day was a national holiday to be recognized yearly.

Date of Celebration

In the United States and several other countries, Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of the year.

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