Mother’s Day and its origin
According to history.com, “Celebrations of mothers and motherhood can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, who held festivals in honor of the mother goddesses Rhea and Cybele, but the clearest modern precedent for Mother’s Day is the early Christian festival known as “Mothering Sunday.”
Ann Reeves Jarvis started “Mothers’ Day Work Clubs” to teach local women how to properly care for their children.
It became a commercialized holiday shortly after created. Florists, card makers and other companies around the world used it to their advantage. Some people still prefer to make the women in their lives home made gifts or cook them a meal to show their appreciation.
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