|Mother’s Day Date India:
2010 – May 09
2011 – May 08
2012 – May 13
2013 – May 12
2014 – May 11
Mother’s Day History: Mother’s day is not celebrated from ancient times. Greeks used to celebrate this eve to honor the mother of the gods, Rhea. Earlier, Christians used to celebrate this festive occasion on the fourth Sunday of Lent to honor the mother of Jesus Christ, Mary. Later it became like a trend to celebrate this day on religious basis. It was now not limited to wish god’s mother and included all mothers. This festival is given name Mothering Sunday. Due to lack of time, the English colonists who were settled in America stopped the trend while in year 1872; this eve was celebrated by Julia Ward Howe for mothers dedicated to peace. This day become a remarkable day of Mother’s Day history. Later, in year 1907, a Philadelphia school teacher, Anna M. Jarvis started a moment to set up a national Mother’s Day in honor of her mother, Ann Maria Reeves Jarvis. She took help from hundreds of legislators and business tycoons to make a special day to honor mothers. Her hard work did not go waste as in the year 1914, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the second Sunday in May as a national holiday in honor of mothers. After that, this day became popular in other countries as well and people started celebrating the day as Mother’s Day. In most of country, second Sunday of month, May was decided to honor the mothers while other countries celebrate in other months as well. Other than USA, some countries such as Denmark, Finland, Italy, Turkey, Australia, and Belgium also celebrate Mother’s Day on the second Sunday of May every year.
Mother’s Day crafts and gifts: As Mother’s Day become an important festival across the world so trend to give gifts to mothers also started. The commercialization of the Mother’s day wound up Anna as she believed that the day’s sentiment was being sacrificed at the expense of greed and profit. But people continued as a gift giving celebration regardless of worries and eve flourish worldwide. No child would like to miss the chance to thank their mother on this special day for giving them birth and caring for them. One can make crafts by themselves to give as present to their mother or can buy gifts. There are wide ranges of Mother’s Day crafts which one can make and these are not tough to make. Whether you are a kid or a teenager or at adult stage, all have the importance of mother and according to their capabilities they can design a craft for their mother. If you want to give gift, then one can buy a good book for his/her mother if she likes reading. There are many other gifts which one can easily find out on gift shops or on internet which one buy and surprise their mothers. Mother’s day cards are also in trend so one can give mother’s day card wishing them happy mother’s day. There is enormous number of Mother’s Day gift ideas so one can easily make their mother feel proud on you on your mom’s day. You can make the Mother’s Day memorable for your mom by organizing a party for her. One can also select Mother’s Day poems for their mother or can write by themselves which will be one of the best gifts for your mother. There are also several Mother’s Day games which one can play with their mom on this special eve. This is the day; one can make their mom feel special.
Mother’s Day Movies: There are large numbers of movies for special eve of Mother’s Day. One may like to watch Steel Magnolias released in year 1989. This movie represents strong relation between mother and daughter. In movie Julia Roberts, Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine, Dolly Parton, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis, Tom Skerritt and Sam Shepherd are in lead role. If your mother likes old movies of 60’s then you can watch movie Gypsy with her which was released in year 1962. The stars in this Mother’s Day movie include Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood and Karl Malden. It was big hit of its period with good music. Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore is another good choice for you. This movie was released in 1974 and brought Academy Award for Best Actress for actress of movie, Ellen Burstyn. 1983 released movie, Terms of Endearment is also among top ten Mother’s day movies which has romance, comedy, drama and this movie also brought several big awards to its leading stars. Movie is about the rocky relationship between possessive, widowed mother and her headstrong daughter. There are several other popular Mother’s Day movies which one would like to watch. These movies include “Stepmom” released in 1998 with stars Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon and Ed Harris, 2003 release “Cheaper By the Dozen” with lead stars Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt. Other movies for this special eve are Forrest Gump, Hope Floats, Stella Dallas, Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot, Mother, Baby Boom, Mask and Yours, Mine and Ours. So, you got so many options among movies on this special day if your mother is fond of watching movies then bring her a good mother’s day movie. She will defiantly enjoy it.
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Famous mothers and kids of celebrity mothers: Many women have made their names in the world due to their achievements along with caring for their children. These famous mothers and kids of celebrity mothers have showed their talents in several fields whether it is in improvement of society, research work or fighting for some social evils. These famous mothers have made their way by themselves and have proved themselves to this world. Alice Waters is credited with creating the world famous Edible Schoolyard Project while Anna Jarvis is the Founder of Mother’s Day. She dedicated her life to her mother’s cause and lifework and to establish Mother’s Day to “honor mothers, living and dead. Harriet Tubman was a colored woman born into slavery and in spite of physical handicap and lack of education, dedicated her life to gain freedom and save the lives of millions of people like her. Mother Teresa is certainly one of the most famous mothers, who worked on behalf of Calcutta’s poor, lepers and downtrodden for decades. Anna Mary Robertson Moses or Granma Moses was counted among America’s best known primitive painters. Julia Ward Howe was a great woman with multi-faceted personality. She is remembered as writer, poet, playwright, essayist, travel writer, reformist, feminist and club woman. She wrote book “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”, which is one of her remarkable work. Lucy Stone made great contributions to the world, the contributions that need not be spelled, rather have to be seen and felt. Marie Curie was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity. A physicist and chemist by profession, she made remarkable contribution to science, along with her husband. This list goes on and will never come to an end. Women are working today is almost every field and have made their own name. Some of the famous daughters of famous mother are Carrie Fisher-Debbie Reynolds, Erin Hamilton & Carol Burnett, Gwyneth Paltrow – Blythe Danner, Jamie Lee and Janet Lee, Jerry Hall-Elizabeth Jagger, Joely Fisher & Connie Stevens, Laura Dern- Dainne Ladd, Liza Huber – Susan Lucci, Lorna Luft – Judy Garland, Mariska Hargitay – Jayne Mansfield, Melanie Griffith – Tippi Hedren, Angelina Jolie Baby – Shiloh Nouvel and this is list is long as well as females are contributing to this world and making their name.
Motherhood: The relation of a kid with their mother is considered as purest relation on the earth. It is greatest blessing for a woman to have kid. Motherhood is a symbol of love, kindness and forgiveness. A mother keeps their baby with care in every condition whether she is not good or not. A mother’s heart is filled with a never-exhausting love for her children. She lives and dies for them. Mother’s love is pure and unadulterated. She nourishes her child and helps him/her to see and understand the cruel and the harsh world. She teaches their kid how he/she can spend the rest of his/her life. Only a mother knows how it feels to be a mother. Other always looks for the better life for their kids. She wants to keep them in this world. It is mother who can understand their child well and can treat them well without considering the world. All mothers are not same. They are different by one or the other way. Some of mom types are sugary sweet, disciplinarian, short-tempered, patient, determined or even very passionate. But whatever be the predominant qualities ruling her heart she would always be the mother to her child and will continue to love and protect her child with all her heart and soul. Her maternal instincts dominate and surpass all other qualities she possesses. One can make this mother’s day special for their mother by selecting a gift according to their character and can make them feel special on their mom day. Your florist mother will be happy to see your dedication for her.Share