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Mother's Day Date
The U.S. date for 2013 Mothers Day is Sunday, May 12.
Today is Wednesday April 16, 2014. There are 0 days left until next Mothers Day.
To help you get ready, we've got loads of great ideas for gifts, cards, flowers, activities and more, including great ideas and inspirations from our blog:
Gifts and Activities
We've compiled a great collection of gift ideas at all budget levels, including our annual best ideas list, and tons of great homemade crafts, to help ensure that this year you find the perfect gift for Mom! Here are some more thought starters:
Explore loads of ideas for going out or staying in. It doesn't take extravagance for Mom to have a happy Mothers Day!
And, for help with planning the perfect day, get the Mothers Day Planning Checklist.
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Learn More About Mother's Day
In the United States and many other countries, Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May. In the U.S., Mothers Day 2013 will take place on Sunday, May 12. But not all countries celebrate Mother's Day in May: Many countries around the world celebrate Mothers Day on different dates, and in a variety of different ways.
Learn more about the history and customs of Mother's Day around the world, and the dates on which different countries celebrate Mom:
Teachers and educators: Check out our great array of lesson plan resources - all designed to help kids discover new ways to appreciate Mom.
Celebrate Mom All Year Long!
Yes, we admit it: We love Mother's Day. But motherhood is a 365 day a year job. We should let Mom know on a regular basis how much we appreciate her efforts. It's never the wrong time to wash the dishes, make dinner, pamper Mom, or give Mom a poem.
The next time you want to surprise Mom with a small gesture of any kind, remember that many of the ideas offered in this site can help family members find simple ways to show their appreciation for Mom, not just on Mother's Day, but throughout the year.
Happy Mother's Day!