Bloomstall Flower Blog - Everything Flowers - Florist in Columbia, Tennessee — mom

Celebrating the Origins and Evolution of Mother's Day: A Tribute to Maternal Love

Posted by Michelle Hughes on

Mother's Day, a day of honoring and appreciating mothers and maternal figures, is celebrated with immense fervor across the globe. But how did this cherished tradition come to be? The history of Mother's Day is a fascinating journey through time, marked by the convergence of various cultural, religious, and social influences. Ancient Roots: The concept of honoring motherhood dates back to ancient civilizations. In ancient Greece, festivals like the annual spring festival dedicated to Rhea, the mother of the gods, involved ceremonies to honor mothers. Similarly, in ancient Rome, the festival of Hilaria was dedicated to Cybele, the mother of...

Read more →