Happy Mother's Day to all women who have raised a child with selfless care and affection. Mother's Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March or May. This year this special day is dedicated to all women around the world for their sacrifices, dedication and love for their children. Mother's Day complements similar celebrations honoring family members, such as Father's Day, Siblings Day, and Grandparents Day. The modern holiday began in the United States, at the initiative of Anna Jarvis who organized the first Mother's Day service of worship and celebration at Andrews Methodist Episcopal
Church in Grafton, West Virginia, on May 15, 1962. It which serves as the International Mother's Day Shrine today.