Did You Know? #MothersDaySpecial
1. More calls are made on Mother's Day than any other day of the year:
Approximately 122 million calls are made on the second Sunday of May.
2. Mother's Day is the third highest selling holiday for flowers and plants:
1st - After Christmas and Hanukkah
2nd - Valentines Day
3. One of the earliest Mother's Day celebrations was in Ancient Greece:
The Greek would have spring celebrations in honor of Rhea, the goddess of fertility, motherhood, and generation.
4. Mother's Day is the busiest day of the year for restaurants:
According to the National Restaurant Association, in 2018 about 87 million adults made plans to go to a restaurant for Mother's Day.
5. Woodrow Wilson signed Mother's Day into law in 1914:
After Anna Jarvis created the Mother's Day International Association in order to streamline the intimate day of observance to the second Sunday in May, Woodrow Wilson legitimized the celebration as a nationwide holiday.
Happy Mother's Day! ...