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Happy Mother’s Day Worldwide
The celebration dates may not be the same in every country but Mothers everywhere are celebrated. We moms are truly unified in our devotion and love for our children and families no matter where we live or what we do. Worldwide Mothers are honored for how much they mean to us.
Mothers Day in Mexico
for their efforts in bringing them up and sons and daughters make themselves present in the house on the eve (May 9) of Mothers Day.
The tradition of exchanging gifts is not seen much in Japan. Instead, children "wish" their mothers with flowers considering it a token of love. Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May and is symbolized by beautiful red carnations, which represent the gentle strength of mothers who are revered in Japanese culture. Children draw pictures of their mothers in school and sometimes enter them in art contests.
It was in 1950 by Napoleon that the day was officially inaugurated for honoring Mothers. It is called Fête des Mères. In France, it usually is a family affair and mothers around the country are honored with poems, gifts, cards, and dinners.