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When is Mother's Day 2015? Here are Mother's Day dates, weather, history, recipes, and craft—plus, verse and poetry for a Mother's Day card.

Mother's Day Dates

Mother's Day is always celebrated on the second Sunday in May. Come together to honor the women who raised the us—and all the mothers who sacrificed for their children.

Year Mother's Day
2014 Sunday, May 11
2015 Sunday, May 10
2016 Sunday, May 8

Weather for Mother's Day?

In many regions of North America, the week leading up to Mother's Day will be rainy or showery. By Sunday, some areas will clear up though others may see continued rain.  See your 7-day and long-range forecasts here.

Mother's Day History

Although the custom of setting aside a day to honor mothers has ancient roots, our observance of Mother's Day originated in 1907 with the efforts of a devoted daughter, Anna M. Jarvis of Philadelphia, who conceived the idea of an annual nationwide celebration. The public and the press quickly embraced the idea, and villages, towns, cities, and states soon began unofficial Mother's Day observances. On May 8, 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating the second Sunday in May Mother's Day, and within a few years, the idea gained worldwide prominence.

The day is now characterized by gift giving, sending greeting cards and flowers, and giving mother a "day off" by cooking for mom or taking her out to eat. Click here to learn more about the: History of Mother's Day.


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Mother's Day Recipes

Traditionally, children in England baked a cake for Mother's Day. If you like this tradition, here's a truly delicious (and better than boxed) cake recipe: Chocolate Mousse Cake.

Or, wake mom up with these easy Strawberry Crepes. You could also leave her a basket of Blueberry Scones with Lemon Glaze. Moms are the sweet and the tang in our lives!

This Mother's Old-Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings recipe was passed down through a grandmother who grew up in the hills of Tennessee.

Here are a few more recipes passed down through the generations:

Mom's Meat Loaf

Mom's Caraway Coleslaw

Big Mama's Peanut Butter Fudge

Mom's Chocolate Pie

Mother's Day Gifts and Crafts

Mothers love simple, homemade gifts from the heart! Here are a few craft ideas:

Make your own sachet

Make your own note cards

Make your own potpourri

Make raspberry vinegar 

Make your own gift jars

Mother's Day Verse

Add your favorite verse to a Mother's Day card this year!

Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
–Hubert Humphrey, American politician

The greatest love is a mother's; Then comes a dog's, then comes a sweetheart's.
–Polish proverb

In the eyes of its mother, every turkey is a swan.

What good fathers and mother instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.
–Benjamin Spock, American physician (1903–98)

The daughter of a good mother will be the mother of a good daughter.

A Mother's Day Poem

Sonnets are full of love, and this my tome
Has many sonnets: so here now shall be
One sonnet more, a love sonnet, from me
To her whose heart is my heart’s quiet home,
To my first Love, my Mother, on whose knee
I learnt love-lore that is not troublesome;
Whose service is my special dignity,
And she my loadstar while I go and come
And so because you love me, and because
I love you, Mother, I have woven a wreath
Of rhymes wherewith to crown your honored name:
In you not fourscore years can dim the flame
Of love, whose blessed glow transcends the laws
Of time and change and mortal life and death.

–by Christina Rossetti (1839–94)

How will you rememember, celebrate, or honor your mother?  Please post below. Of course, if YOU are a mother, too, it's a double holiday! Any plans?

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Wishes for our

By Diane Lockard on May 10

Wishes for our Mother
Sparkles in her eyes. Roses on her cheeks.
Thoughts of days gone by.
Promises of days to come.
Love from family and friends.
These are what we wish for you
Now and Forever.

Love you MAA. without you I

By khushlim on May 9

Love you MAA. without you I am nothing. You are the most beautiful gift of God. Missing you so much,,,

I love my mom she first god

By Deepak wakode on May 9

I love my mom she first god for me & alvyas for me all life love you MAA

from the bottom of my heart a

By Harshita and Mahul on May 9

from the bottom of my heart a voice came saying I LOVE YOU MOM

MY MOM IS HEAVEN NOW, BUT I

By Rose Walls on May 8

MY MOM IS HEAVEN NOW, BUT I ALWAYS RELEASE BALLOONS IN HER HONOR.WE MISS YOU MOM ALWAYS,

I LOVE MY MOM WHATEVER SHE IS

By renz on May 8

I LOVE MY MOM WHATEVER SHE IS AND WHAT EVER SHE DOES :)

MY MOM IS THE BEST

By vritti tyagi on May 8

MY MOM IS THE BEST PERSONALITY IN THE WORLD! !!!!AND ONE OF MY BESTEST FRIEND 'S IN THE WORLD

happy mothers day

By shreya verma on May 8

happy mothers day

All mom are great in the

By alauddin on May 5

All mom are great in the world.happy mothers day.come and celebrate together mother's day.

I remember my mother's

By jenime on May 7

I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.

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I LOVE MY MOTHER VERY MUCH.

By RACHANA BHGOWMIK

I LOVE MY MOTHER VERY MUCH. IN THIS WORLD , I HAVE A BEST FRIEND & SHE IS MY DEAR MOTHER.

I LOVE MY MOM

By Apata bolanle

I LOVE MY MOM

I Love You Maaa.. You are d

By Ravhali Biswas

I Love You Maaa.. You are d Best.. you are my life my evrything.. Love You..♥♥♥

I love my mother

By niveeshwar

I love my mother

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