May 2007

The History of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a holiday for celebrating motherhood and thanking mothers for all they do. In the United States, it is held every year on the second Sunday in May. Mother’s Day as celebrated today traces back to Anna Jarvis, who, following the death of her mother on May 9, 1905, devoted the rest of her life to establishing Mother’s Day as a national, and later an international holiday. Some

Happy Mother’s Day!

Mothers, we all have them. Some are still here on earth with us, and some are watching over us from another place. To honor them and make sure they are remembered always, we need to record their stories, and their mother’s stories and so on and so on. This can be a difficult task sometimes since women left fewer records for us to find. I gave some pointers on researching