Mother’s Day is in a little over a week (May 13th), so here are some fun facts about the holiday.
-Early celebrations of mothers and motherhood can be traced back as far as ancient Greece.
-Mother’s Day is a holiday celebrated in most of the world, and it is derived in big part from how we celebrate the day in America.
-In China in 1997 Mother’s Day was set as a day to help poor mothers.
-In France, in response to low birth rates, there were attempts in 1896 and 1904 to make a national celebration to honor mothers of large families.
-Mother’s Day was officially recognized as a US holiday by President Woodrow Wilson in 1914.
-Churchgoing is popular on Mother’s Day, yielding the highest attendance in churches after Christmas and Easter.
To celebrate your mom or a mother figure in your life, take advantage of one of the many Mother’s Day deals we’ll have going on this next week! Check our Facebook or Twitter pages to find out what deal we have going on that day, or just give us a call!