Fun Mother's Day Facts for Mother's Day!!!
1. Mother’s Day is the third most popular holiday in the world, behind Christmas and Easter.
2. According to Research more phone calls are made on Mother’s Day than any other day of the year.
3. Approximately 65% of all greeting card sales occur in the last five days before Mother’s Day.
4. Women purchase 80% of all Mother’s Day cards.
5. Around one-quarter of all flowers purchased throughout the year are purchased for Mother’s Day.
6. Many of the trademark sweaters that Mr. Rogers wore on his television show, Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, were knitted by his real mother.
7. Mother’s Day was intended to be a day to honor mothers individually and not collectively, thus the reason for the apostrophe before the “s” – making it singular possessive instead of plural possessive.
8 Mother’s Day is the busiest day of the year for the restaurant industry.