Mother's Day : Know who initiated this day celebration?


Mother's Day is observed annually on different days in different months in more than 40 countries. In most of the countries, it is celebrated on the second Sunday of May. These countries includes India, USA, Australia, Canada, China, Philippines, Japan, etc. This year in 2019 it will be observed on May 12, 2019. This day celebrated to honor the love and the care that every mother gives to their children's, to appreciate and acknowledge their efforts which are beyond anything in this world.
Mother’s Day is celebrated on March 21 in Arab Countries, while in East European Countries, it is celebrated on March 08. 


This day celebration was initiated by Ann Reeves Jarvis in the United States in the early 20th century. There are many traditional celebrations for the motherhood which is being celebrates all over the world but this day is not related to those traditional celebrations. Ann Jarvis was a peace activist who started the campaign to celebrate Mother's Day in the year 1905, which was the same year her mother died. Later, in 1908, first Mother's Day was celebrated at St Andrew's Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia. She also formed the Mother's Day Work Clubs for addressing public health issues. 


In India, this day is celebrated every year on the second Sunday of May. This day is not celebrated as a religious event in India. This day is primarily observed in the urban areas to honor the mother of the family. People celebrates this day in many different ways. These includes giving flowers, cards and gifts to their mothers, family gatherings, writing poem and messages for their mothers, giving their mother a full day holiday from their daily chores.

This mother's  day lets wish our mother's a Healthy and Happy life ahead and plan something special for her.

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