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Mother’s Day, 2011 ­ A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

The White House has released the 2011 Presidential Mother’s Day Proclamation

Mother’s Day, 2011
A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America

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NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim May 8, 2011, as Mother’s Day. I urge all Americans to express their love, respect, and gratitude to mothers everywhere, and I call upon all citizens to observe this day with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this sixth day of May, in the year of our Lord two thousand eleven, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and thirty-fifth.

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Barack Obama
President of the United States of America

Full text – A Mother’s Day Proclamation

Holiday Reminder: Mother’s Day

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

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Holiday Reminder: Mother’s Day in the US will be celebrated next Sunday May 08th.

Join our Mother’s Day celebrationMother’s Day on the Net – where you’ll find fun Holiday things for you, your mom and your family. We’ve got history to read, recipes to make, muffins to bake, pictures for the kids to color, and holiday craft gift ideas! So bring the kids and tell your friends.

Did You Know? Countdown to Mother’s Day (05/01)

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

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

May 01 : 07 days till Mother’s Day

Did you know that stepmoms in America have their own special holiday?

National Stepmother’s Day is celebrated today, May 1st. Of course, you are welcome to honor your stepmom on Mother’s Day, too!

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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Did You Know? Countdown to Mother’s Day (04/29)

Friday, April 29th, 2011

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

April 29 : 09 days till Mother’s Day

Did you know that more than 83 million mothers are living today in the United States?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau there are approximately 2 billion mothers living worldwide.

Did you know that in the United States, 56% of all women between the ages of 15 and 44 are mothers?

The percentage spikes to 82% for women between the ages of 40 and 44.

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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Did You Know? Countdown to Mother’s Day (04/28)

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

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

April 28 : 11 days till Mother’s Day

Did you know that nearly 96% of all Americans participate in Mother’s Day celebrations in some way?

For example, the holiday is the peak day for long distance carriers and one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants.

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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Did You Know? Countdown to Mother’s Day (04/27)

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

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

April 27 : 11 days till Mother’s Day

Did you know that the founder of Mother’s Day, Anna Jarvis, was vehemently opposed to the commercialization of the holiday?

“I wanted it to be a day of sentiment, not profit,” she once said. Despite Jarvis’ opposition, Mother’s Day is the second biggest gift-giving holiday in America, preceded only by Christmas. The National Retail Foundation estimates that Americans will spend more than $14 billion a year on Mother’s Day.

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

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

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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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