Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Here’s How 9 Other Countries Celebrate Mother’s Day

“The holiday has roots in America, but it’s celebrated around the world

Mother’s Day, unlike those All-American dates of Thanksgiving and July 4, is not exceptional to the U.S. In many countries, religious or cultural holidays revolving around women and families have evolved into the their own celebrations of motherhood. In other countries, the Hallmark-card-giving American holiday has merely been imported. And in still others, it’s something of a mix.”

Read more @ http://time.com/94286/mothers-day-2014-world/

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