The 100th anniversary of Mother’s Day will be celebrated on May 11, 2008. The celebration of Mother’s began in 1908 when Anna Jarvis handed out flowers at her Methodist church in honor of her late Mother. The idea of celebrating Mother’s was so popular after Anna Jarvis organized events in Grafton West Virginia, and Philadelphia Pennsylvania, that Congress made Mother’s Day official in 1914. Honor your Mother on this 100th anniversary of Mother’s Day with these ten ideas for 100 ways you can show Mom that she is special.
If Your Mom Has Passed
Build Mom’s Memorial Meadow in your backyard with 100 of your Mom’s favorite flowers. My mom especially liked tulips, roses, lilies, snapdragons, and gladiolas.
Publish a poem with 100 words that pays tribute to the best things Mom taught you.
In honor of your Mother, take 100 sugar-free candy treats and handmade cards to elderly Moms in nursing homes on Mother’s Day.
Give $100 to a needy Mom at a single Mom shelter.
Give $100 to a needy Mom and her adopted family.
If Your Mom is Still With You
Write a journal to give Mom that includes My 100 Favorite Times with Mom.
Make a scrapbook for Mom that includes My 100 Favorite Pictures of Mom.
Take Mom shopping for her 100 favorite grocery items.
Give Mom a coupon book with 100 special chores you will do for her. Mom can redeem her coupons whenever she needs your help.
Write 100 things that make your Mom special and frame it with her best picture for a Mother’s Day present.
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