Archive for April 26th, 2011

Did You Know? Countdown to Mother’s Day (04/26)

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011


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

April 26 : 12 days till Mother’s Day

Did you know that motherhood is commemorated in national celebrations around the globe?

From Australia to Zimbabwe, more than sixty countries celebrate Mother’s Day together with Americans on the second Sunday in May.

In the United Kingdom, Mothering Sunday is held on the forth Sunday of the Lenten Season. March 8th marks the celebration of moms in most countries of the Former Soviet Union, while the Arab world honors mothers on the Vernal Equinox (March 21).

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 08, 2011!

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(April 26) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Hug an Australian Day

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Hug an Australian Day
Show your love and affection today for those down-under. Grab an Aussie and hug away!*

*possible harassment charges at your own risk!

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