Great Homemade Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Here are some fun handmade gift ideas for Mom.

Fun Mother’s Day Trivia

  • First Mother’s day – May 10, 1908 was founded by Anna Jarvis, in hopes to fulfill her mother’s wish.  She and her friends and supporters began a letter-writing campaign to establish a national holiday in celebration of the importance of motherhood.
  • President Woodrow Wilson made an official announcement proclaiming Mother’s Day as a national holiday that was to be held each year on the 2nd Sunday of May.
  • Mother’s day is celebrated internationally
  • Kittens are born both blind and deaf, but the vibration of their mother’s purring is a physical signal that the kittens can feel – it acts like a homing device, signaling them to nurse.
  • A mother giraffe often gives birth while standing, so the new born’s first experience outside the womb is a 1.8-meter (6-foot) drop.
  • Just like people, mother chimpanzees often develop lifelong relationships with their offspring.


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