Happy Mothers day, to all you Mums out there. I hope you are enjoying your day with your family and being made to feel special.
All I wanted for Mothers Day this year was my Daughter to be better, but my wish was not granted, I have had some smiles and been sitting with her chatting and she is coming downstairs for dinner, which her Dad is cooking for us, she also produced a box of chocolates this morning which we will enjoy this evening.
Mothers Day is not all about presents, to me it is time with my family and having my dinner cooked for me (I refused to cook today).
While sitting here this morning I thought I would have a look at some facts about Mothers Day, and found some interesting information
- A lady called Anna Jarvis, who never had children, may be the woman behind the tradition of Mothers Day, she wanted to carry out her own Mothers wish to have a special day just for Mums.
- Mothers Day sees one quarter of the flowers purchased through the year, purchased on this day
- Carnations are a popular flower for Mothers Day and it is thought that they are made from the tears of Jesus Mother the day she wept at his feet when he was crucified.
- Pink and Red Carnations are given to Mothers who are still alive, while white are given to Mothers who have passed away
- Research has shown that receiving a bouquet of flowers has many positive health and psychological effects.
- Mothers Day is celebrated in 50 countries around the world.
How has your day been?
Did you get your lie in? I did but was awake, and got fed up waiting to have a coffee brought to me in bed, so got up and made my own and one for my husband. My Daughter was still asleep.
Did you receive anything nice? I didn’t want anything, told my husband not to bother as all I want is my Daughter to be better. But she did give me a box of chocolates and we have had a lovely chat and a few laughs, before she got wiped out.
Are you being pampered? I am having dinner cooked for me, which is a treat to me, I may even go and have a nice soak in the bath later.
We are also having dinner with my parents, so will be nice to be all together.
Whatever you are doing today, hope you have a good day.