Mother’s Day is one of the popular holiday of United States. It is always celebrated on the second Sunday of May.
Mother’s Day is national holiday in USA. It is celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm and gaiety. It is celebrated in the honor of mother’s importance. People celebrate this day with their mothers and appreciate them. They also thank them for their unconditional love and support. On this day, the national flag of United States is hoisted on every house and important building. People visit their mothers and celebrate the whole day with them. People who live far away from their mother send gifts, card, flowers, candy etc. to their mothers.
The history of Mother’s Day in USA is almost 100 years old. This is all due to a loving daughter Ms Anna Jarvis that mother’s day was declared a national holiday by the then president of USA, Woodrow Wilson but the idea of official celebration of Mother’s Day was first given by a writer and poet Julia Ward Howe. It is occurred on the second Sunday in May. The first Mother’s day was celebrated in 1914. Anna Jarvis, the founder of Mother’s Day is also known as mother of Mother’s Day.
Mother’s Day is celebrated is USA in a big way. It has been commercialized to a great extent. It is considered a very big day after Christmas and Valentine’s Day. The card selling is on its peak. All the restaurants and hotels are packed as children don’t want their mothers to cook on this special day.
On this occasion, children express love for their mothers, make an early breakfast or tea/coffee or make a lunch. They give flowers, and other gifts to please their mother. The official flower of Mother’s Day is carnations. So, People generally buy red or pink carnations for their mother.
Although Mother’s Day is not a federal holiday in United States, but Due to Sunday all the schools, colleges and other organizations are closed. It is celebrated on the second Sunday of the May.
Mother’s Day Date: 2010 to 2030