Mother’s Day — the Good, the Bad and Ugly

Mother’s Day was invented in 1907, by Anna Jarvis.
Originally meant simply as a simple day to honor mothers, it expanded to include others who mother and became a national holiday in 1914, which meant it became a more commercial, card-buying/giving holiday which “Jarvis spent the last years of her life trying to abolish the holiday she had brought into being.” Isn’t that sad? Even the creator of Mother’s Day thought it had grown into something too commercial!

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