Happy Mother’s Day 2015!


Mother’s day is a very special day of the year for both kids and mother. It is being celebrated since many years every year on the second Sunday of the month of May in India. It is celebrated by the teachers and students in the schools by inviting mothers. Students take part in many cultural activities to impress their mothers. Mothers are especially invited to school by their kids on the order of school Principal and teachers. At this day mothers are given lots of gifts, love and respects by their kids. Kids prepare special poem recitation or conversation in Hindi or English for their mothers.
Let’s check out, how the Kids are going on at this Special Day!

An Essay by Rohit of Class 6th, Swarnima Academy

Our mothers are like a security blanket to us because she saves us from all problems. She never regards her own problems and listens to us all time. In order to give her respect, second Sunday of May month has been dedicated for her to celebrate the mother’s day. This event is of great importance to us and our mothers. At this day we should keep our mothers happy and never make her sad. We should always obey her and do works properly. She always wants to make us a good human being in the life.
A big programme is organized in our school every year on mother’s day to celebrate it conjointly. Our teachers help us in getting prepared for the mother’s day occasion. We learn lots of poem, rhyme, essay, speech, conversation, etc for the celebration of this occasion. We are really blessed by the God with a caring and loving mother. Without mothers our lives are nothing. We are so lucky as we have mother. We give lots of special gifts to our mother and she gives us lots of love and care. Out teachers give us an invitation card to invite our mother at school and be the glory of the occasion.
Mothers do lots of activities in the classroom like dancing, singing, poem recitation, speech, etc for our happiness. We too take part in the celebration and show our talent (such as poem recitation, essay writing, speech, dance, singing, etc) in front of the mother and teacher. Our mothers bring lot of delicious dishes with them to the school. At the end of the celebration, we all enjoy eating those delicious dishes together with our teachers and mothers. We are served with variety of dishes by our mothers.
Our mothers are very special. Even after being tired she always smiles for us. She tells us different poems and stories while sleeping in the night. She helps us in preparing our project works and home works and helps us during exam time. She takes care of our uniform and school dress. She teaches us to eat anything only after proper hand wash with soap and water. She teaches us good manners, etiquettes, morality, humanity and helping others always in the life. She takes care of my father, grandparents and my small sister. We all too love her too much and take her outside weekly with all family members.

The History Of Mother’s Day in India

Mother’s Day celebration was first started in the ancient era by the Greek and Romans. However, its celebration was also noticed in the UK as a Mothering Sunday. The celebration of mother’s day has been modernized everywhere. It is celebrated in modern ways and not in years old ways. It is being celebrated in almost 46 countries of the world on different dates. It is a big event for everyone when they get chance and opportunity to honour their mothers. We should say thanks to the history which was the reason of origin of mother’s day.
Earlier, the ancient people of Greek were highly dedicated to their maternal goddesses on the special occasion of annual spring festival. According to the Greek mythology, they were celebrating this occasion in order to honour the Rhea (means the wife of Cronus as well as mother of many deities).
Ancient Roman people were also celebrating a spring festival named as Hilaria which was dedicated to the Cybele (means a mother goddess). At that time, devotees were used of making offerings in front of the mother Goddess Cybele in the temple. The whole celebration was organized for three days long with lot of activities like variety of games, parades and masquerades.
Mother’s day is also celebrated by the Christians on fourth Sunday in order to respect the Virgin Mary (means the Mother of Christ). Another history of Mothers Day celebration is in England around 1600s. Christians worship the Virgin Mary, offer some gifts and flowers and pay tribute to Her.
Mother’s day in the US was decided to be celebrated as an official event by the ideas of Julia Ward Howe (a poet, activist and writer) in the year 1872. She had suggested mother’s day as a peace event to be celebrated on 2nd of June and Mothers’ Peace day on 2nd Sunday of June.
Anna Jarvis, known as the Founder of Mother’s Day (also famous as Mother of Mothers Day) in the US though she was an unmarried woman and never had kids. She was highly inspired by her mother’s (Mrs. Anna Marie Reeves Jarvis) care and love after death and decided to suggest a day for mothers to honour them and symbolized their true love.
Now-a-days, it is being celebrated in many countries such as UK, China, India, US, Mexico, Denmark, Italy, Finland, Turkey, Australia, Canada, Japan and Belgium. People celebrate this day with great enthusiasm and joy by organizing many activities to pay tribute to the lovely mothers.

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