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Mother’s Day Traditions Around the World

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Do you know what many (if not most) moms want for Mother’s Day? To be loved and appreciated! Sure it’s nice to get a gift–especially if it’s heartfelt or has some special meaning. But the truth is that, for most of us, the main thing that we like about getting gifts is just knowing that our families love and care about us enough to take the time to do something nice for us. Often, it’s the time and the thoughts we treasure the most.

IMPORTANT NOTE: At the bottom of this article, you’ll find information about how to enter a giveaway for Mother’s Day. We hope this article is a blessing to you, and we hope (after reading it) you’ll enter the giveaway. Twenty-four bloggers have written articles to bless moms, and we’ve all chipped in to give away five $100 prizes. Happy Mother’s Day!

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Today we’re sharing with you a fun, printable booklet (3 printable pages with information about 10 countries) to learn more about how families in other countries celebrate this holiday. Do they give gifts? Write poems? Have parties? Let’s find out!

Countries included are:

  1. United Kingdom
  2. Brazil
  3. Germany
  4. Japan
  5. Australia
  6. Peru
  7. France
  8. Ethiopia
  9. Serbia
  10. India

Whether you choose to give gifts, plan some kind of special get-together, or do an act of service for the mom in your life (or whether you’d like to request one of these for yourself!), we think you’ll enjoy learning how families in other countries celebrate this holiday. If you’d like to make this activity even more educational, you could even grab a world map and find the countries as you read about each one.

Then do something fun for your own mother or encourage your children (especially if you’re a dad reading this!) to do something to make Mom feel special this Mother’s Day. Maybe the kids could help make a special meal for Mom and give her the night off (from cooking and from doing dishes!). Maybe they could make homemade cards or even write some poems or sweet stories or memories. Maybe they would like to make a craft or even draw some pictures.

Here’s an article sharing information about creating a special care package for Mom! 

No matter what you choose to do to celebrate Mother’s Day at your house, we do hope this printable booklet helps to add some fun and information to your celebration. We truly do appreciate all of the moms out there and your commitments to your families. You are loved!

Click here to get your own copy of the printable Mother’s Day Traditions Around the World booklet. 

 

A Special Mother’s Day Giveaway for You

Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate moms.  A day for making moms feel extra special and appreciated. We all may be celebrating Mother’s Day a little differently this year, but that doesn’t mean the day, or the mom, is any less special!  Hopefully your family will get creative and perhaps start some new traditions to make your Mother’s Day special and memorable.

I’ve gotten together with 24 amazing bloggers with the hope of blessing FIVE moms this Mother’s Day (although we wish we could bless many more) with a little extra gift.

We are giving away five $100 gift cards to the place of your choice, from the following options:

  • Hobby Lobby
  • Christianbook.com
  • Restaurant of choice
  • Grocery store of choice
  • Lehman’s

It’s our hope that you are blessed beyond measure during this Mother’s Day unlike any other.  May this be a time of new experiences, new traditions, and new peace.

To enter for your chance to win, simply use the Rafflecopter form below to enter. Now I know there are quite a few entries, but each of these bloggers generously chipped in their own money to bring you this giveaway, so I hope you will take the time to do all of the entries; it will bless them in return. And hey, the more entries you do, the better your odds are at winning!

a Rafflecopter giveaway
Giveaway end May 8th at 11:59pm EDT.  The winner will have 48 hours to respond to email to claim the prize. By entering this giveaway you will be added to the email lists of the participating bloggers. Please be sure to read the Terms & Conditions upon entering the giveaway.

Want another opportunity to win?!  There is a second giveaway with the same exact prizes (just different bloggers) that you can enter as well! 

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