Saturday, May 7, 2011
Einstein's Mother And A Complete History Of Mother's Day
When you're observing your child learn, do you ever wonder what mothers of famous men and women did or did not do to help spur their offspring onto academic and intellectual success. Often, I think I wish I could spend afternoon tea with Einstein's mother or Thomas Edison's mother just to get some tips.
What is Mother's Day? The history can be found here. This is a complete history including Mother's Day from around the world and spiritual conceptions of Mother's Day, gods, goddesses, etc. It also includes the American version which was started by a woman named Julia Ward Howe.
Julia Ward Howe set out to bring honor to the job of being a mother. This song is a sweet tribute to mothers: