20 Facts About Mother’s Day That You Should Absolutely Know.
Most people believe they have the best mom in the world. We can all make a list, easily pointing out all the great things that make her #1. No bruise or heartbreak is healed without a hug or kiss from the woman who cares about us the most
This Sunday is the perfect opportunity to let all the hardworking mommies know how much they are appreciated and loved for everything they do. To mark this special date, we have made a list of interesting facts about Mother’s Day. If you don’t live close to the woman who raised you, we hope you are part of #6.
#1. Greek mythology celebrated spring festivals in honor of the goddess Rhea. She was the mother of many deities.
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#2. Omikami Amaterasu is the Mother of the World in the Shinto religion. The Imperial family in Japan claim they are her descendants.
#3. The word mother starts with the letter "m" in many languages.
#4. Anna Jarvis is the founder of Mother's Day in the U.S. The social activist commemorated her mother on May 10, 1908, three years after she had passed away. Nonetheless, Jarvis spent her last years fighting the consumerism the date had evolved to.
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#5. 80% of moms say yes to having sex on Mother's Day.
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