Updated: Mar 27
Handmade Jewelry for Mom
Special Easy DIY Pieces for Her
Did you know?
Mother's Day began in America, in the early 1900s
In the US, Mother's Day is the second Sunday in May
In the UK, Mother's Day (Mothering Sunday) is the fourth Sunday of Lent (late March/early April) (same for other countries such as Ireland and Nigeria)
International Women's Day is on March 8th, and that's the day mothers are celebrated in some countries such as Russia and Vietnam
In the US, it was started as a day for women to protest against war
more calls are made on Mother's Day than any other day of the year
Mother's Day is the third highest selling holiday for flowers and plants
usually the busiest day of the year for restaurants
'ma' is usually a baby's first sound - most languages use the 'm' sound as their first letter word for mother
a card is the most common gift
the average age for a mother has gone up two years since 2000
a carnation is the traditional flower of choice for mom
Maria del Carmen Bousada de Lara is the oldest verified mother - she was 66 (almost 67) when she gave birth to twins
about 1 in 4 women in the US are raising their kids without a partner
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