The Society: Holidays: (Mother's Day Holidays )

The custom of setting aside a day to honor mothers can be traced all the way back to the days of Ancient Greece. In Victorian England, "Mothering Day" gave servants a day to go home and spend with their families. Today, people in different countries honor their mothers on different days. Since 1914, the second Sunday of May has been observed as Mother's Day in the U.S. Sites listed in this section should be suitable for visitors of all ages, but designed primarily for adult visitors. Sites provide material related to Mother's Day, including historical background, holiday stories and poems, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans. Mother's Day Holidays Society.

Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. (wikipedia)