One of those started by Hallmark to make money and encouraged by retail industries everywhere.
Also recognized by one’s offspring as worth a note or email as otherwise the guilt could be overwhelming. Which is why I received messages from the kids, flowers from the guy and an extremely sick (but funny) cartoon from the youngest.
Flowers are good – I am trying to limit my intake of chocolates and anything else would be over kill.
One day a year as Mother’s Day (unless I also want to claim the German date which would give me a second grab at flowers) and every day as children’s day – which really says that the future is the most important…