Saturday, May 9, 2009

A History of Mother's Day

Who woulda thought Mother's Day has bee around for thousands and millions of years?

"Ancient Greeks celebrated Rhea, the mother of the gods, while ancient Romans had a holiday to celebrate Cybele, a mother goddess. The tradition of celebrating mothers in springtime can be traced back to the celebrations of the goddess Brigid, which occurred at the first milk of the ewes."

Read the rest of the history here

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