According to History.com, a woman named Anna Jarvis created the American version of the holiday in 1908, prompted by the passing of her own mother. It became an official holiday in 1914. These fascinating facts come from this very special day:
More phone calls are made on Mother’s Day than any other day of the year, with a spike in traffic of as much as 37%.
According to CNN.com approximately 65% of card sales are made five days prior to Mother’s Day.
Do you know what a mother’s work at home is really worth? According to Insure.com, in 2013 the average value of an at-home mother was more than $59,000 per year!
As Mother’s Day approaches, remember the ways that the mothers in your life make your days richer. AND DON’T FORGET TO SEND HER FLOWERS!!