Happy Mother's Day 

Mother's Day is a holiday celebrated in many countries around the world, honoring mothers and motherhood

Ancient Celebrations:

The concept of honoring mothers has ancient origins, with festivals and celebrations dedicated to motherhood found in various cultures throughout history.

Early Christian Celebrations:

In Christian tradition, Mothering Sunday was celebrated in the United Kingdom and other European countries as a day to honor the Virgin Mary and mothers. It was originally observed on the fourth Sunday in Lent.

Mother's Day in the United States:

The modern Mother's Day in the United States can be traced back to the efforts of Anna Jarvis, who wanted to honor her own mother, Ann Jarvis, and all mothers for their sacrifices and contributions.

First Mother's Day Celebration:

The first official Mother's Day celebration was held on May 10, 1908, in Grafton, West Virginia, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Anna Jarvis organized memorial services at the church where her mother had taught Sunday school.

National Recognition:

Anna Jarvis continued to advocate for the establishment of a national Mother's Day holiday, and in 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day, a national holiday to honor mothers.

International Spread:

Mother's Day has since been adopted by many countries around the world, although the dates and traditions vary. In most countries, Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May, following the example set by the United States.