Mother’s Day is celebrated worldwide to honor all mothers and express my gratitude for all the difficulties they carry. This post talks about everything regarding a Mother’s Day.
There is a beautiful poem by Howard Johnson in my mind when I think of my mother:
“M” is for the million things she gave me,
“O” means only that she’s growing old,
“T” is for the tears she shed to save me,
“H” is for her heart of purest gold;
“E” is for her eyes, with love-light shining,
“R” means right, and right she’ll always be,
Put them all together, they spell
What is Mother’s Day?
Many countries, including the United States, Australia, Canada and India celebrate Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May. This year is Mother’s Day on May 14, 2017.
The Day was created by the efforts of Julia Ward Howe and Anna Jarvis. The settlement for a day dedicated to all moms, signed by United State President Woodrow Wilson on May 8, 1914. Since then, four people around the world the day with joy and affection.
Mother’s Day in the World
Mother’s Day is celebrated for several days in many countries of the world. In most countries, which the United States celebrated the second Sunday of May. But in some countries it is celebrated in a very different time. Whatever the date may be is the same!
Let’s look at the festival in some countries:
Mothers Day in Australia
Mother’s day is celebrated with a lot of passion and joy on the second Sunday of May and is celebrated in the same manner as in the United State.
Mothers Day in Canada
Mother’s day is the most popular day after Christmas and Valentine’s Day. Just as in the USA, it is celebrated in Canada on the second Sunday of May.
Mother’s Day in India
Mother’s day is something new and it’s less than a decade that it’s been celebrated. But the day is a huge success.
Mothers Day in Ireland
Mother’s day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of the Christian fasting month of Lent.
Mothers Day in Mexico
Mother’s day is celebrated on May 10.
Mothers Day in New Zealand
Mother’s day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May.
Mothers Day in South Africa
Mother’s day is celebrated on the first Sunday of May. That means a week before the US celebrates it.
Mothers Day in UK
Mother’s day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday in the month of Lent with great enthusiasm and spirit.
Mothers Day in US
Mother’s day is a national holiday and is celebrated with lot of passion and cheerfulness. On coming Sunday, people thank their mothers for their unconditional love.