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The Columbian
Every Day is Mother’s DayTruth be told, we don’t share Anna Jarvis’ despair. Jarvis is regarded as the
Every Day is Mother’s Day
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
Truth be told, we don’t share Anna Jarvis’ despair. Jarvis is regarded as the founder of Mother’s Day in this country, a fact that she came to lament late in life. While the tradition that Jarvis envisioned began with celebrants attending church and... Read more
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Junkee
The Origin Of Mother's Day Is Weirder Than You Thinkto unite families separated by the hostilities and do other charitable work. A
The Origin Of Mother's Day Is Weirder Than You Think
Junkee / Posted 18 days ago
to unite families separated by the hostilities and do other charitable work. After her death Ann Jarvis’s daughter Anna Jarvis campaigned to have her mother’s work, and the contributions of all mothers, recognised with a national holiday.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
South Africans wish their moms a happy Mother’s DayDay Moms, young and old, are being celebrated across the world today. Mother’
South Africans wish their moms a happy Mother’s Day
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
Day Moms, young and old, are being celebrated across the world today. Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908 by Anna Jarvis, when she held a memorial for her mother at a church in West Virginia, America. JOHANNESBURG – Several South... Read more
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Deseret News
Music and the Spoken Word: Somebody's motherduring the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast. This will be given May 8,
Music and the Spoken Word: Somebody's mother
Deseret News / Posted 18 days ago
during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast. This will be given May 8, 2016. On the second Sunday in May 1908, Anna Jarvis honored her late mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis, by organizing America’s first-ever Mother’s Day services. In 1914,... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Mothers deserve our thanksIn the United States, the tradition is frequently traced to Anna Jarvis, who in
Mothers deserve our thanks
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 18 days ago
In the United States, the tradition is frequently traced to Anna Jarvis, who in the mid-19th century organized women to help improve health conditions related to poor sanitation. Her daughter sought to honor her mother's lifelong activism by urging... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
A brief look at the history of Mother's Dayit every year, how much do we really know about it? The first Mother's Day was
A brief look at the history of Mother's Day
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 18 days ago
it every year, how much do we really know about it? The first Mother's Day was celebrated in 1908 by a woman named Anna Jarvis. Mother’s Day wasn’t recognized as a holiday in the U.S. until 1914. An estimated 122 million phone calls are... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
On a day to celebrate mothers, what will you give to her?may always be working away from home. She may be the sole support of her family
On a day to celebrate mothers, what will you give to her?
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 18 days ago
may always be working away from home. She may be the sole support of her family. One thing is for sure: She's Mother Anna Jarvis founded Mother's Day as we know it today in honor of her late mother in 1908. Mother's Day has undergone changes... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Celebrate mothers, whose job never endsthe winning foursome. Howe’s attempt to establish a formal “Mother’s Day for P
Celebrate mothers, whose job never ends
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 18 days ago
the winning foursome. Howe’s attempt to establish a formal “Mother’s Day for Peace” failed. Philadelphia school teacher Anna Jarvis’ crusade for a memorial day for women resulted in the first Mother’s Day service May 10, 1908, at St. Andrew’s... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
A brief look at the history of Mother's Daypictures of some of our staff here at WEEK with their moms. The first Mother's
A brief look at the history of Mother's Day
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 18 days ago
pictures of some of our staff here at WEEK with their moms. The first Mother's Day was celebrated in 1908 by a woman named Anna Jarvis. Mother’s Day wasn’t recognized as a holiday in the U.S. until 1914. An estimated 122 million phone calls are... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Celebrating momsstretches more than 100 years. According to the History Channel, “The American
Celebrating moms
Clovis News Journal / Posted 18 days ago
stretches more than 100 years. According to the History Channel, “The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914.” For some, like Pyle and her kids, Mother’s Day... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Why cards and flowers? Mother's Day explainedbusiness community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the r
Why cards and flowers? Mother's Day explained
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
business community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the ritual of giving flowers, candy and cards. Anna Jarvis was appalled and, in a bid to return the holiday to its religious roots, formed the Mother's Day International... Read more
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The Age
Why cards and flowers? Mother's Day explainedbusiness community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the r
Why cards and flowers? Mother's Day explained
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
business community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the ritual of giving flowers, candy and cards. Anna Jarvis was appalled and, in a bid to return the holiday to its religious roots, formed the Mother's Day International... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Ready for Mother's DayCivil War - and after the war, promoted peace, through "Mothers' Friendship Day
Ready for Mother's Day
Barrie Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
Civil War - and after the war, promoted peace, through "Mothers' Friendship Day" picnics. It was Jarvis' daughter, Anna Jarvis, who is credited with launching the modern "Mother's Day." Ann Reeves Jarvis died in 1905; Anna Jarvis organized... Read more
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The Courier
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivationsbusiness community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the r
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivations
The Courier / Posted 18 days ago
business community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the ritual of giving flowers, candy and cards. Anna Jarvis was appalled and, in a bid to return the holiday to its religious roots, formed the Mother's Day International... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Mother's Day 2016: Staten Islanders share family photosMother's Day gifts were my four children!" wrote Julianne McNamara of Castleton
Mother's Day 2016: Staten Islanders share family photos
Staten Island Advance / Posted 18 days ago
Mother's Day gifts were my four children!" wrote Julianne McNamara of Castleton Corners. So just who founded Mother's Day? Anna Jarvis is considered the force behind the celebration. In 1905, after the death of her mother, Jarvis began a campaign... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivationsbusiness community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the r
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivations
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 18 days ago
business community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the ritual of giving flowers, candy and cards. Anna Jarvis was appalled and, in a bid to return the holiday to its religious roots, formed the Mother's Day International... Read more
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The Young Witness
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivationsbusiness community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the r
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivations
The Young Witness / Posted 18 days ago
business community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the ritual of giving flowers, candy and cards. Anna Jarvis was appalled and, in a bid to return the holiday to its religious roots, formed the Mother's Day International... Read more
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Western Advocate
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivationsbusiness community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the r
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivations
Western Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
business community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the ritual of giving flowers, candy and cards. Anna Jarvis was appalled and, in a bid to return the holiday to its religious roots, formed the Mother's Day International... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivationsbusiness community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the r
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivations
Kiama Independent / Posted 18 days ago
business community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the ritual of giving flowers, candy and cards. Anna Jarvis was appalled and, in a bid to return the holiday to its religious roots, formed the Mother's Day International... Read more
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Manning River Times
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivationsbusiness community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the r
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivations
Manning River Times / Posted 18 days ago
business community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the ritual of giving flowers, candy and cards. Anna Jarvis was appalled and, in a bid to return the holiday to its religious roots, formed the Mother's Day International... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivationsbusiness community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the r
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivations
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 18 days ago
business community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the ritual of giving flowers, candy and cards. Anna Jarvis was appalled and, in a bid to return the holiday to its religious roots, formed the Mother's Day International... Read more
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The North West Star
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivationsbusiness community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the r
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivations
The North West Star / Posted 18 days ago
business community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the ritual of giving flowers, candy and cards. Anna Jarvis was appalled and, in a bid to return the holiday to its religious roots, formed the Mother's Day International... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivationsbusiness community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the r
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivations
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 days ago
business community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the ritual of giving flowers, candy and cards. Anna Jarvis was appalled and, in a bid to return the holiday to its religious roots, formed the Mother's Day International... Read more
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The Border Mail
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivationsbusiness community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the r
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivations
The Border Mail / Posted 18 days ago
business community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the ritual of giving flowers, candy and cards. Anna Jarvis was appalled and, in a bid to return the holiday to its religious roots, formed the Mother's Day International... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivationsbusiness community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the r
Mother's Day explained: The cards, the flowers - the myths, the motivations
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
business community, seeing great opportunity jumped on board and so began the ritual of giving flowers, candy and cards. Anna Jarvis was appalled and, in a bid to return the holiday to its religious roots, formed the Mother's Day International... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Celebrating Mother's Day? Make Sure You Have The Date Rightin fact, has different meanings and origins in various cultures. In the United
Celebrating Mother's Day? Make Sure You Have The Date Right
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
in fact, has different meanings and origins in various cultures. In the United States, it was suggested by an activist Anna Jarvis wanted to honor mothers' sacrifices in raising their children. She fought to add the day to the national... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Celebrating Mother's Day? Make Sure You Have The Date Rightin fact, has different meanings and origins in various cultures. In the United
Celebrating Mother's Day? Make Sure You Have The Date Right
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 days ago
in fact, has different meanings and origins in various cultures. In the United States, it was suggested by an activist Anna Jarvis wanted to honor mothers' sacrifices in raising their children. She fought to add the day to the national... Read more
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CBC.ca
Mother's Day gifts that moms want, don't want and how much we spendper cent of Canadians said Mother's Day is too commercial, echoing the views of
Mother's Day gifts that moms want, don't want and how much we spend
CBC.ca / Posted 19 days ago
per cent of Canadians said Mother's Day is too commercial, echoing the views of its founder. Too commercial a century ago Anna Jarvis, who founded Mothers' Day in 1908, was also an outspoken critic of the day's commercialization. (Associated... Read more
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Orange County Register
Celebrating all things Mom for her big dayof Mother’s Day, which has been officially celebrated on the second Sunday of t
Celebrating all things Mom for her big day
Orange County Register / Posted 19 days ago
of Mother’s Day, which has been officially celebrated on the second Sunday of the month since 1914. Its creator was Anna Jarvis, who would later speak against the commercialization of the celebration of Mom. After Jarvis got Mother’s Day... Read more
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The Mercury News
When Mother's Day is a painful reminder of a lost parentsuch as Swan or Edelman, who have lost theirs. Edelman notes that Mother's Day
When Mother's Day is a painful reminder of a lost parent
The Mercury News / Posted 19 days ago
such as Swan or Edelman, who have lost theirs. Edelman notes that Mother's Day, first celebrated in 1915, was founded by Anna Jarvis, a "motherless daughter" herself. Jarvis, whose mother had died 10 years earlier, fervently lobbied for... Read more
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The Hindu
What do mothers want?laughs Jaspreet Nahata, a marketing consultant with an insurance firm. Mother’
What do mothers want?
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
laughs Jaspreet Nahata, a marketing consultant with an insurance firm. Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia. Her campaign to make... Read more
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iol.co.za
It's not Mother's Day, it's just Sundaymy daughter has never seen a Mother's Day celebration outside of a fuzzy Skype
It's not Mother's Day, it's just Sunday
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
my daughter has never seen a Mother's Day celebration outside of a fuzzy Skype video. I agree with Mother's Day founder Anna Jarvis. What started out as a yearly tradition of writing letters of appreciation has gone completely off the rails,... Read more
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Boston Globe
5 Things to know about Mother’s Daywith soldiers who fought on both sides of the war and help reconcile them. Afte
5 Things to know about Mother’s Day
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
with soldiers who fought on both sides of the war and help reconcile them. After Anne Reeves Jarvis died, her daughter, Anna Jarvis, got the first official Mother’s Day started in Philadelphia in 1908. In 1914, Woodrow Wilson added it to the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Morning Mess: Sunday is Mom daynothing for Mother’s Day is actually the most thoughtful thing you can do for m
Morning Mess: Sunday is Mom day
Brandon Sun / Posted 20 days ago
nothing for Mother’s Day is actually the most thoughtful thing you can do for mom. You see, the founder of Mother’s Day, Anna Jarvis, created the day to honour her own mom. Then stores in her city, her state and across the United States took the... Read more
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Daily Herald
#TBT Gallery celebrates Mother's DayDay is a holiday observed in different forms throughout the world. The American
#TBT Gallery celebrates Mother's Day
Daily Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Day is a holiday observed in different forms throughout the world. 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... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 21 days ago
them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than a century to 1908, when West Virginia native Anna Jarvis held a memorial service to honor her mother, who had passed away three years earlier, and all mothers in Grafton,... Read more
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The Davison Index
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted 21 days ago
them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than a century to 1908, when West Virginia native Anna Jarvis held a memorial service to honor her mother, who had passed away three years earlier, and all mothers in Grafton,... Read more
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The Burton View
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 21 days ago
them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than a century to 1908, when West Virginia native Anna Jarvis held a memorial service to honor her mother, who had passed away three years earlier, and all mothers in Grafton,... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016
Swartz Creek View / Posted 21 days ago
them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than a century to 1908, when West Virginia native Anna Jarvis held a memorial service to honor her mother, who had passed away three years earlier, and all mothers in Grafton,... Read more
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Flint Township View
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than
The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers | May 5, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 21 days ago
them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than a century to 1908, when West Virginia native Anna Jarvis held a memorial service to honor her mother, who had passed away three years earlier, and all mothers in Grafton,... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Happy Mom’s Day!to stand up against the war. From this plea she was able to get Boston to recog
Happy Mom’s Day!
Bureau County Republican / Posted 21 days ago
to stand up against the war. From this plea she was able to get Boston to recognize mothers on the second Sunday of June. Anna Jarvis was also a woman who may have been behind our traditional Mother’s Day celebration on the second Sunday of May.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Things to do with mom on Mother's Day in Connecticutabove for some suggestions. According to history.com, Mother's Day started in
Things to do with mom on Mother's Day in Connecticut
Stamford Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
above for some suggestions. According to history.com, Mother's Day started in the United States in 1914 by a woman named Anna Jarvis who wanted to honor her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis. "In the years before the Civil War (1861-65), Ann Reeves... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Things to do with mom on Mother's Day in Connecticutabove for some suggestions. According to history.com, Mother's Day started in
Things to do with mom on Mother's Day in Connecticut
Connecticut Post / Posted 21 days ago
above for some suggestions. According to history.com, Mother's Day started in the United States in 1914 by a woman named Anna Jarvis who wanted to honor her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis. "In the years before the Civil War (1861-65), Ann Reeves... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do with mom on Mother's Day in Connecticutabove for some suggestions. According to history.com, Mother's Day started in
Things to do with mom on Mother's Day in Connecticut
Greenwich Time / Posted 22 days ago
above for some suggestions. According to history.com, Mother's Day started in the United States in 1914 by a woman named Anna Jarvis who wanted to honor her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis. "In the years before the Civil War (1861-65), Ann Reeves... Read more
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examiner.com
Mother’s Day 2016giving, dinner with family, and going to church. Carnations are the favored flo
Mother’s Day 2016
examiner.com / Posted 23 days ago
giving, dinner with family, and going to church. Carnations are the favored flower, since the first celebration in 1908. Anna Jarvis, the founder of Mother’s Day in the US, delivered 500 of them and chose the carnation because it was the favorite... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Mother's Day 2016: Send us your family photosDay." Or tag them #SILive on Instagram and Twitter. And please caption or ID t
Mother's Day 2016: Send us your family photos
Staten Island Advance / Posted 23 days ago
Day." Or tag them #SILive on Instagram and Twitter. And please caption or ID the photos as best you can. A woman named Anna Jarvis is considered the founder of Mother's Day. In 1905, after the death of her mother, Jarvis began a campaign to... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Moak: Retailers hear cha-ching on Mother's Day..has found that it started as a way to memorialize war dead. Handwerk dug into t
Moak: Retailers hear cha-ching on Mother's Day..
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
has found that it started as a way to memorialize war dead. Handwerk dug into the history of the holiday and found that Anna Jarvis, who is widely credited with creating Mother’s Day, wanted to create a national holiday to commemorate the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
5 Shocking Things About The Creator Of Mother's Dayto sell greeting cards and flowers. But we would be wrong, of course. The Ameri
5 Shocking Things About The Creator Of Mother's Day
The Huffington Post / Posted 23 days ago
to sell greeting cards and flowers. But we would be wrong, of course. The American version of Mother's Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 -- using the second anniversary of her own mother's death as the day to celebrate. Jarvis would later... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Mother’s Day and brunch, history and traditionAmerica. President Woodrow Wilson’s designation of the second Sunday of each M
Mother’s Day and brunch, history and tradition
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
America. President Woodrow Wilson’s designation of the second Sunday of each May as Mother’s Day culminated West Virginian Anna Jarvis’ longtime campaign to establish such a day, partly on behalf of her own mother. Jarvis’ mother had established... Read more

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