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FACTS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT MOTHER’S DAY

by Afcultures Metal Wall on May 05, 2022

FACTS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT MOTHER’S DAY

Mother's Day offers an occasion for members to express their appreciation to the mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers, aunts, and other female personalities in their life. Some families want to go all out with Mother's Day presents, while other families gather for a Mother's Day morning tea or dinner. Are you looking for a unique way to show her how much you care? Why can wow her with some amusing facts about the history and earliest Mother's Day celebrations, such as these?


Mother's Day isn't always on the same date each year: Mother's Day is usually the second Sunday in May, therefore the date varies from year to year. It will take place on Sunday, May 8, 2022, although it will take place on a different day in May the following year.

The flower industry is Mother's Day's big winner: Mother's Day accounting for almost one-quarter of all flower purchases made throughout the year. Carnations quickly became the symbol of Mother's Day  when it began in 1914, and the floral industry soon promoted the idea of wearing a red carnation to honor a person's living mother or a white carnation to honor a mother who had passed away.


One of the earliest Mother's Day celebrations was in Ancient Greece and Romans: The goddess Cybele, personifying Mother Earth (Gaia) and the goddess of fertility, and Rhea, mother of the Gods and the goddess of fertility, motherhood, and generation, are mentioned in ancient mythology as being honored on Mother's Day by the Greeks and Romans. Other countries celebrate Mother’s Day but on different days: Other nations observe Mother's Day in their unique ways. Mothering Sunday is held on the fourth Sunday following Lent in the United Kingdom and dates back to the 16th century. The Empress Kjun's birthday is celebrated in Japan, and it has become just as commercialized as Mother's Day in the United States. And on December 8, Spain and Portugal commemorate both the Virgin Mary and their own mothers. France and Germany in May. Mother's Day is usually observed in Thailand in August, on the current queen's birthday.

Take the time to honor your mother on Mother’s Day. Surprise her with a wonderful supper out and all of the great trivia facts you've learned today. We wish all Moms many smiles, delight with their children, and many great moments spent together that may be documented in photographs. If you’re looking for a unique gift, take a look at Afcultures.com. Our website provides thousands of eye-catching customized metal wall art. These products are made with love and appreciation for moms from all around the world with a hope that it can keep your memorable memories in a new way. Enjoy us now!