Monday, May 13, 2013

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day!  What a wonderful occasion to celebrate

According to Wikipedia - Mother's Day is a celebration honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It's celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in March or May.
The celebration of Mother's Day began in the U.S. in the early 20th century. In fact, The modern holiday of Mother's Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother in Grafton, West Virginia. She then began a campaign to make "Mother's Day" a recognized holiday in the United States. Although she was successful in 1914, she was already disappointed with its commercialization by the 1920s and actually went to court over the commercialization of the holiday.  Jarvis' holiday was adopted by other countries, and it is now celebrated all over the world. In this tradition, each person offers a gift, card, or remembrance toward their mothers, grandmothers, and/ or maternal figure on mother's day.

So there you go - probably more than you wanted to know about Mother's Day. LOL
Hope you had a wonderful one.
Happy Stampin' and Scrappin'!

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