Space Coast Daily Wishes Moms Everywhere A Happy Mother’s Day

By  //  May 10, 2015

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Mother’s Day created in 1908

ABOVE VIDEO: Find out about the ancient roots and modern history of Mother’s Day, which is celebrated on the second Sunday in May in the United States.

HISTORY.com – Mother’s Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world.

More phone calls are made on Mother’s Day than any other day of the year. These holiday chats with Mom often cause phone traffic to spike by as much as 37 percent.

The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914.

Jarvis would later denounce the holiday’s commercialization and spent the latter part of her life trying to remove it from the calendar.

While dates and celebrations vary, Mother’s Day most commonly falls on the second Sunday in May and traditionally involves presenting mothers with flowers, cards and other gifts.

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ABOVE VIDEO: Mother’s Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world.


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