Mother’s Day Facts:
-Mother’s Day is always celebrated on the second Sunday in May.
-This year, Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14, 2017.
-The first Mother’s Day was celebrated in 1908 by Anna Jarvis, when she held a memorial for her own mother.
-Mother’s Day became a national holiday in 1914 when Woodrow Wilson signed a presidential proclamation.
-Carnations are a very popular choice for flowers on this day.
-According to some statistics, about 25% of all flowers sold annually are sold for Mother’s Day. Moms must get a lot of bouquets!
-120 million plus phone calls are made on Mother’s Day!
-From a monetary standpoint, Mother’s Day is one of the biggest holidays. Billions of dollars are spent on gifts, flowers, cards, etc.!
The most important fact is Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate moms and all they do. Mothers are so special. How do you and your family celebrate? Do you send mom flowers? Take her out to a nice lunch or dinner? If you live further away, maybe you send mom a card and a gift. Maybe you are one of the 120 million plus making a call to wish her a Happy Mother’s Day.
No matter how you celebrate, taking the time to thank moms is a nice gesture. We have many moms on CashCrate: Stay at home moms, work at home moms, moms who have full time jobs, moms who are retired, and moms from all over the world.
From all of us at CashCrate, Happy Mother’s Day and thank you for all that you do.