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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a day celebrated in the United States to honor all moms, grandmothers and great-grandmothers for all that they do for their families, communities and society all year long.

When is Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day is on the second Sunday in May.  The holiday is on May 13, 2018, May 12, 2019, and May 10, 2020

Type of Holiday?

Official Holiday

How is Mother’s Day celebrated?

  • Families pamper their moms all day long by sharing quality time with them
  • Some families make a special homemade breakfast in bed complete with a single red rose in a vase
  • You can create a Mother’s Day coupon book with coupons for free hugs, kisses and even a coupon to complete chores
  • Buy mom a bouquet of flowers, jewelry or another gift
  • Call mom if she doesn’t live near you
  • Take mom out for breakfast, brunch or dinner
  • Volunteer as a family to a cause that is dear to mom’s heart

Mother’s Day Trivia/Facts:

  • Mother’s Day is always on the second Sunday in May
  • It was first celebrated in 1908 in honor of Anna Jarvis’s mother
  • In 1914, it became an official holiday
  • More phone calls are made on Mother’s Day than on any other day of the year
  • Carnations are very popular flowers on Mother’s Day
  • Approximately 14 billion dollars are spent on this day

Celebrities who celebrate their birthday on May 13th:

  • Debbie Ryan, TV actress
  • Stevie Wonder, R & B singer
  • Candance King, TV actress
  • Yaya Toure, Soccer player
  • Chelsea Briggs, TV show host
  • Robert Pattison, Actor
  • Dennis Rodman, Basketball Player
  • Stephen Colbert, TV show host
  • Darius Rucker, Pop singer
  • Bea Arthur, TV actress

Popular Social Media Hashtags:

happymothersday #mothersday #ilovemom #mymomisthebest

Other holidays celebrated in May include National Nurses DayNational Beverage Day, Teacher Appreciation Day and Eat What you Want Day!

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