For this Mother’s Day, I thought it best to re-post my Mother’s Day/Mothers’ Day post from last year, since nothing really has changed in the history between 2008 and 2009.
Happy Mothers’ Day & Enjoy!
Ah, the apostrophe! Where would we be without it?
In my never ending quest to blog about holidays, I found Mothers’ Day (with the apostrophe after the “s” ) to be much more to my liking. It’s a communal thing: you know, collective action versus taking your mother out to brunch with free flowing mimosas and signing your name to a Hallmark card.
As with most things, there’s some great background here, background that those marking Mother’s Day eating out and shopping tend to forget. This first little bit is minimally edited from awebsite on West Virginia culture:
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.