Mother’s Day happily returns, celebrations after 2 years of Covid
After observing two consecutive ‘no hugs’ Mother’s Day due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, mothers and their children in Bangladesh and around the world are finally celebrating the occasion on Sunday by expressing love and affection. towards each other .
The day was developed and marketed in the United States and then followed by the rest of the world, and it has since been observed through indoor and outdoor special events focused on spreading love for mothers around the world.
People in Bangladesh and around the world celebrate the day today by giving gifts to their mother as a standard to express their love for them to always be there, writing beautiful letters for their mother and cooking their favorite meals. mother on the jovial occasion.
Those who live far away had to make do with phone conversations and video chats, to minimize the distance by making phone calls and video calls and those who lost their mother, pray for their deceased souls on this day.
Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are flooded with special messages and articles from everyday people to celebrities, for their mothers.
There are also a large number of people who remember their mothers that they have lost lately due to the pandemic for the past couple of years.
Meanwhile, many fashion brands, gift shops, restaurants, food and grocery delivery services and leisure service providers are offering special discounts and lucrative offers to enable their consumers to celebrate this special occasion with their mothers in person, after spending two years of Covid-19 restrictions.
Generated from the idea that “Mother is the person who has done more for you than anyone in the world” – Anna Jarvis, an American activist campaigned and established the day during the first decade of 1900.
After her mother Ann Reeves Jarvis died in 1905, Anna Jarvis conceived of Mother’s Day as a way to honor the sacrifices mothers made for their children.
In May 1908, she organized the first official celebration of Mother’s Day at a Methodist church in Grafton, West Virginia in the United States.
She also organized a campaign and other activities to observe this day as a national holiday, and her perseverance paid off in 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson signed a measure officially establishing the second Sunday in May as Mother’s Day. in the United States, which is now a globally recognized and established day, celebrated by billions of people around the world.