Mother’s Day is a time when we want to show our mothers that we love them. But how exactly can we show these amazing beings how much we appreciate them?
We’d buy an island if we could – but in order to make our mothers feel special, a simple gift given from the heart should be enough. If you are running low on ideas, this article will help you out.
How Did Mother’s Day Come to Be?
Mother’s Day celebration dates to the ancient Romans and Greeks, where festivals were held to honor the mother goddesses Cybele and Rhea. However, later on, Christian Mothering Sunday also appeared, symbolizing the return to the “mother church.”
With that in mind, American Mother’s Day was started in the 1900s by Anna Jarvis. After the death of her mother, Ann Reever Jarvis, she conceived the basis of Mother’s Day as a method of honoring the mothers who sacrificed everything they had for their children. From that point on, the tradition caught on, and pretty much every country has its own version of Mother’s Day.
Why Is Mother’s Day Important?
Think about it this way: how many things has your mother sacrificed for you so that you can grow up the way you are. She sacrificed sleep because you woke up as a baby throughout the night. She sacrificed her free time because you demanded all of her attention. She sacrificed the things that she wanted for herself just so you would have anything that you wanted.
Despite the fact that she sacrificed so much, she never complained – because she loves you. As a mother, seeing the joy on your face as you grew up healthy made everything worth the effort. Therefore, this day is im