Upload your mother’s photo to our Facebook group, Flickr group, Instagram or Twitter. Add the tag #mmib. Write her name, a note about her, to her and to yourself. If it gets to be a love letter, a poem or a very long message or as long as a novel (!) that’s fine. Make sure to squeeze her with big hugs and kisses in your mind and send it with a sprinkle of i ii iii Yoko Ono Lennon For UK Mothers Day: Sunday 30th March 2014
HAPPY MOTHERS DAY! Dear Friends I would like to give an accolade to our mothers who passed away, without being acknowledged of the beautiful thing they did. They could have died trying to give birth to us. Giving birth was a very serious, uncomfortable, and dangerous matter. But nobody told our mothers that. [...]
Arise, then, women of this day! Arise, all women who have hearts, Whether our baptism be of water or of tears! Say firmly: "We will not have great questions decided by irrelevant agencies, Our husbands will not come to us, reeking with carnage, for caresses and applause. Our sons shall not be taken from us [...]
Peace Wants a Piece of the Pie 7th Annual Mother's Day National Action On Behalf of Mothers Everywhere May 6th, 2011 "Let [us] solemnly take counsel with each other as to the means whereby the great human family can live in peace." ~ Julia Ward Howe, 1800's (original advocate for Mother's Day) Dear Friends, [...]
Early advocates of celebrating Mother's Day in the United States envisioned it as a day of peace, to honor and support mothers who had lost sons and husbands to the carnage of the Civil War. In 1870 - nearly 40 years before it became an official U.S. holiday in 1914 - social justice pioneer Julia Ward Howe issued her famous Mother's Day Proclamation, which called upon mothers of all nationalities to band together to promote the "amicable settlement of international questions, the great and general interests of peace."