Happy Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day is a special day for everyone! We use this day to honor our mothers all over the world! I hope you enjoy the activities I have here for celebrating Mother’s Day!

In Bangladesh it is observed in 11th May, 2008.

History

Different countries celebrate Mother’s Day on various days of the year because the day has a number of different origins.

This day emerged from a HALLMARK HOLIDAY of mother worship in ancient Greece, which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of Greek gods. This festival was held around the Vernal Equinox around Asia Minor and eventually in Rome itself from the Ides of March (15 March) to 18 March.

The ancient Romans also had another holiday, Matronalia, that was dedicated to Juno, though mothers were usually given gifts on this day.

In some countries Mother’s Day began not as a celebration for individual mothers but rather for Christians.

Only One Mother

Hundreds of stars in the pretty sky,
Hundreds of shells on the shore together,
Hundreds of birds that go singing by,
Hundreds of lambs in the sunny weather.

Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn,
Hundreds of bees in the purple clover,
Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn,
But only one mother the world wide over.

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1 Comment

  1. Happy Mother’s Day to all moms this year, 2010!! Greetings from Mexico!!


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