Did You Know? Countdown to Mother's Day (05/08)

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore:
Motherhood & Mother’s Day

May 08 : 01 day till Mother’s Day

Did you know that on Mother’s Day, the President of the United States issues an annual proclamation* reaffirming the national significance of mothers to the American people?

In 2004, for example, then President Bush declared that, “Mothers who protect, teach, and nurture their children with all their hearts strengthen their families and help build a better future for our country.”

Read President Obama’s 2010 Mother’s Day Presidential Proclamation.

Mother’s Day is a time of commemoration and celebration for Mom. It is a time of breakfast in bed, family gatherings, and crayon scribbled “I Love You’s.” So join our Mother’s Day festivities as we present a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Mother’s Day on May 09th!

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