Countries around the world have been celebrating motherhood in their own way for centuries, but Mother’s Day has only been an official holiday in the U.S. since 1914. In fact, the woman who fought to make Mother’s Day a holiday did so as a tribute to her own mother, who always had a garden filled with one plant – white carnations.
Flowers have been a popular way to celebrate Mother’s Day in the United States ever since its inception in the early 20th century. The U.S. made Mother’s Day an official holiday in 1914, but countries all around the world also have an official day to celebrate mothers, and many of them choose to celebrate it with the most classic gift of all – flowers. Today, we’re sharing how 10 countries around the world use flowers to celebrate motherhood.
Administrative professionals day is right around the corner – Wednesday, April 26, to be exact. You appreciate your hardworking employees every day of the year, but Administrative Professionals’ Day is the designated day to show them how grateful you are for all they do.
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Easter has many symbols – colored eggs, bunnies, baby chicks, and chocolate candy – but none have as rich a history as that of the Easter Lily. Some of the more silly traditions have easily guessed origins – springtime brings new life, which brings baby animals and eggs, and who doesn’t love chocolate? But have you ever wondered why the lily has been one of the most beautiful symbols of Easter for generations?