Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day is celebrated across the world to recognize mothers, motherhood and maternal bonds in general, as well as the positive contributions that they make to towards the society. It is usually celebrated on the second Sunday in May.

One of the early calls to celebrate Mother’s Day in the United States was the ‘Mother’s Day Proclamation’ by Julia Ward Howe in 1870. Even though the month and date on which Mother’s Day is celebrated is different in every country, the idea is to pay tribute to mothers for all their love and support and to make them feel special.

Here’s wishing all the mother’s a very Happy Mother’s Day!

Quick Facts» This day emerged from an ancient Greece custom of mother worship.
» UK and Ireland follow the old traditions of Mothering Sunday.
» This day was declared by the US President Woodrow Wilson on 8 May, 1914.

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This entry was posted by Shaadilive on May 12, 2013 in Events and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

6 Responses to Happy Mother’s Day!

  1. ankita says:

    happy mother’s day to all of u

  2. dolly singh says:

    happy mother’s day to all of you

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  3. nani says:

    Good information

  4. Reena Sharma says:

    Mother is a special gift we’ve all got. Happy Mother’s Day!

  5. Rekha Suraj Kande says:

    I am proud to be a mom of a 2 month old baby. I got married via Shaadi.com 6 years ago. Happy Mother’s day to all you mother’s!

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