“08 random & amazing facts about Mother’s Day”

Happy mothers Day to all the Moms from Team Edifying

Mother’s Day is an occasion that is celebrated in various parts of the world to express respect, honor, and love towards mothers. The day is an event to honor the contribution of mothers, acknowledge the efforts of maternal bonds and the role of mothers in our society. But a single day isn’t enough to honor their contribution. In fact, the whole 365 days will not be sufficient.

     ~Happy Mother’s day to all the Moms around the world~

Here are 15 Random facts about Mothers Day:-                 

  • Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1907, thanks to Jarvis. Ironically, she later went on to protest the holiday. On May 12, 1907, she held a memorial service at her late mother’s church in Grafton, West Virginia. Within five years virtually every state was observing the day from 1914.
  • In the United States almost 122 million phone calls are made to moms on Mother’s Day.
  • Mother’s Day isn’t always on the same date each year. Since Mother’s Day always falls on a Sunday, attending church services is a popular activity among families.
  • After Christmas and Hanukkah, more people buy flowers and plants for their moms on Mother’s Day than any other holiday. Talking about flowers one should know that pink and red carnations are commonly given to mothers who are still alive, while white carnations are for those who have passed away. Mother’s Day is the biggest flower buying day of the year in Britain. And in India after Valentine’s Day, Mother’s day is the biggest one.
  • Mother’s Day is celebrated for more than 45 countries around the world.
  • In the UK, around 30 million cards are sent on Mother’s Day.
  • Mother’s Day is the busiest day of the year for restaurants. Why? Is because Mother’s Day is one of the most popular days of the year for eating out.
  • In U.S. on 2018, over $23 Billion was spent on Mother’s Day. In 2019 over $26 billion.

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