The true value of a mother is found in the children they rear, not in a spotless house or a good meal, though those are nice to have and teach valuable skills and self-respect to children.
We all have someone in our lives who are like a mother to us, and today is the flawless opportunity to show her just how much you care.
Happy Mother's Day-you're a gift from above!
"Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not".
Finally, "persistence paid off in 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson signed a measure officially establishing the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day".
That's a shame, because despite the economic engine driven by Mother's Day - Hallmark Cards lists Mother's Day as its No. 3 holiday for greeting cards - these fiscal expressions of appreciation are, more often than not, accompanied by personal visits, excursions and meals with everyone's guest of honor, fulfilling Anna Jarvis's original intent.
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We would like to begin with congratulating Nissan India for this lovely short film that salutes the spirit of motherhood.
The video features a daughter with the usual things she has to say to her mother, but how this short film ends is what will open you eyes to what being a mother is really all about.
If your mother is ill, go to her and sit by her bedside and don't worry about making a lot of conversation. She takes care of what you eat, what you wear, how you feel, how you sleep.
If your mother is deceased, go to wherever she is anyway, and take some flowers. She worked tirelessly for other people; long, hard hours away from family and friends because she was determined to create a path to success for those she loved most. She says, "After lunch, we will watch a movie and then I am taking them shopping".
If your mother is gone but your father is not, go to see him and talk about your mother. Don't let her have to clean up after an animal too.
The day, honouring Anna Jarvis' mother, grew into a National Observance until every state participated in 1911. Sometimes we forget to tell you but even when we are crying and screaming we love you.