8 Interesting Facts About Mother's Day

Mother's Day is celebrated all over the world, albeit on different days.

Mother's Day is the third most popular holiday in the world, behind only Christmas and Easter.

Most popular gift for Mother's Day is the greeting card, with approx 152 million cards sent each year

Mother's Day is the third highest selling holiday for flowers and plants after Christmas and Hanukkah.

Ancient Greeks held spring festivals to honor mothers

Mother's Day founder Anna Jarvis fought back against the commercialization of the holiday

Most popular Mother's Day gifts include jewelry, spa services, clothing, electronics, and personal services.

Normally, Mother's Day is the busiest day of the year for restaurants.