To a mother, Mother’s Day may simply mean a day of slightly less cleaning than a normal day. To sons or daughters, Mother’s Day often means buying flowers and trying to cook their own breakfast for the first time in 364 days.
According to reuters.com, there are more phone calls made in the world on Mother’s Day than any other day of the year. Its roots are more humble than one would think, however.
History.com shows that Mother’s Day became an official American holiday in the year 1914. However, the struggle to make a national holiday for women dates back a bit farther. Americans had been trying to make a mother’s holiday since the Civil War era.Read More