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Mother's day in the United States

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A short overview of the Mother's Day in the USA - prepared for our Access Students at CCBEUFranca.

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Mother's day in the United States

  1. 1. Access – May 2013
  2. 2.  Mothers Day in the United States is annuallyheld on the second Sunday of May. It celebrates motherhood and it is a time toappreciate mothers and mother figures. Many people give gifts, cards, flowers, candy,a meal in a restaurant or other treats to theirmother and mother figures, includinggrandmothers, great-grandmothers,stepmothers, and foster mothers. In the days and weeks before Mothers Day,many schools help their pupils to prepare ahandmade card or small gift for their mothers.
  3. 3.  Mothers Day is not a federal holiday. Mothers Day has become a day that focuseson generally recognizing mothers and motherfigures roles. Mothers Day has also becomean increasingly important event forbusinesses in recent years. This isparticularly true of restaurants andbusinesses manufacturing and selling cardsand gift items.
  4. 4.  How much can a mother say in a 24 hour period? A LOT! Watch the video and check it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_e6EWpAHahk But we love them all! HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!

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