MOTHER’S DAY is a holiday celebrated throughout the world that honors motherhood. In the United States, as well as in many parts of the world, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May. 2022’s Mother’s Day date is May 8th. The American Mother’s Day celebration was created in 1908 by Anna Jarvis, who wanted to celebrate the life of her mother in their local West Virginia church; it became an official US holiday in 1914. There have been celebrations of motherhood throughout history, the earliest forms date to ancient Rome and Greece and the festivals of Rhea and Cybele. Today, Mother’s Day is traditionally celebrated with different types of gifts, by spending quality time with family, and sharing a meal together to celebrate mother. Restaurants are usually fully-booked and require reservations in advance, and many offer a traditional Mother’s Day brunch. Traditional Mother’s Day gifts include special Mother’s Day flowers in beautiful bouquets, as well as Mother’s Day cards with heartfelt images, and Mother’s Day quotes. School children often write Mother’s Day poems in class to give to their mothers. Americans also like to post Mother’s Day greetings, and even funny Mother’s Day memes online.
MOTHER’S DAY OFFERS
Mother’s Day is a major shopping holiday, and large retailers such as Hy-Vee, Stop & Shop, Price Chopper or Aldi print special catalogues with gift ideas and the newest products. Traditional Mother’s Day gifts include fragrance and cosmetics, fashion and accessories, spa and beauty services gift certificates, and jewelry. Retailers compete for business through big Mother’s Day sales, and advertise them through catalogues and sales circulars containing Mother’s Day images and their best deals. Monthly lifestyle magazines offer Mother’s Day ideas to help families celebrate in unique ways.
MOTHER’S DAY SHOPPING
To find Mother’s Day ideas and the best savings, search the weekly sales circulars and special catalogues. Be a smart shopper, browse your favorite retailer’s flyers and save at https://weekly-ads.us to surprise your mother with the unique gift she wants.
Happy Mother’s Day!