Mother's Day Fun

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When is Mothering Sunday?

Mothering Sunday is the British equivalent of Mother’s Day, and occurs the fourth Sunday of Lent. In the next few years, here are the dates: March 30, 2014 March 15, 2015 March 6, 2016

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How to Spell Mother’s Day

The most popular holiday to send a car is Mother’s day. Mother’s day is a holiday that officially recognizes mothers and all the love and dedication they show to their families. Mother’s Day is on the second Sunday in May and it was initially observed in 1907 in Philadelphia, PA. Anna Jarvis and Julia Ward […]

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Julia Ward Howe and the History of Mother’s Day

Julia Ward Howe is a poet and women’s suffragette. She is not totally responsible for the holiday of Mother’s Day, but she certainly helped plant the seeds that lead to the holiday. In the 1870’s she wrote a Proclamation that called women to join together for peace. She wanted the women of the world to […]

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Baby Aneu

baby aneu

Now you can pretend to be mom and dress up cute Baby Aneu!

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When is Mother’s Day?

Celebrations of Mother’s Day differ throughout the world but they stem from Greek springtime celebrations in honor of Rhea, Mother of the Gods.  Mother’s Day in the United States, as we know it today, was inspired by the British version and was first suggested by Julie Ward Howe, author of the Battle Hymn of the […]

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Anne Jarvis, Mother’s Day, and Your Mom

Who is Anne Jarvis and what does she have to do with the history of Mother’s Day? Anne Jarvis, both mother and daughter, are known as the founders of the Mother’s Day holiday in the United States. Anne Jarvis is the reason Mother’s Day is a singular possessive rather than a plural possessive. Anne Jarvis […]

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Anne Jarvis-The Reason We Have Mother’s Day Now

Mother’s Day is a nationally celebrated holiday that allows each family individually to recognize their mother, and thank her for all the sacrifices and things she does for them. So, how did this holiday come about? How did celebrating mothers become a part of our national tradition? Anne Jarvis and her daughter, also named Anne […]

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Mother’s Day Corsage Crafts

Mother’s Day corsage crafts are a great Mother’s Day craft that also make a great Mother’ Day gift. The following is a look at some of the best Mother’s Day corsage craft options: Felt flowers:In order to make a felt Mother’s Day corsage you will need the following- Felt in various colors, specifically green, red, […]

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Poems to Give Your Mom on Mother’s Day

For an extra special touch to a Mother’s Day card or gift, you may want to consider adding a poem. Writers throughout the ages have waxed poetic about their mothers, and there are lots of wonderful sentiments that you can use to show your Mom how much you care. From the contemporary to the old […]

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Mother’s Day Poems to Tug Her Heartstrings

Mothers seem to have been an inspiration for poetry throughout the ages. Everyone from professional writers, philosophers and everyday kids has taken up the pen to write in praise of their mother. Whether you are looking for a lovely poem for a Mother’s Day program or want to make a card extra special, these poems […]

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