Anna Jarvis: The woman who regretted creating Mother’s Day

Article Link: https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-52589173

Discussion posted by: Arye ben-Shaoul

The woman responsible for the creation of Mother’s Day, marked in many countries on the second Sunday in May, would have approved of the modest celebrations likely to take place this year. The commercialisation of the day horrified her – to the extent that she even campaigned to have it rescinded.