The History of Mother’s Day – Origin, Facts, & Traditions

We celebrate Mother’s Day to honor the accomplishments of the women in our life. It’s also a time to cherish the relationship between child and mother. But why do we celebrate Mother’s Day? It seems like a regular calendar event, but Mother’s Day only recently became a recognized and practiced tradition around the globe. (And…

Mother’s Day Card Messages for 2020 [& What to Write]

We don’t have to tell you that mothers deserve all the appreciation in the world—they’re simply the best! You can shower your mother with gifts, give her a call to check in, and thank her for being your mom. But honestly, nothing really compares to a well-written and thoughtful card. (You’ve seen all those kindergarten…

What to Write in a Mother’s Day Card for Grandma

They spend years changing diapers, stepping on LEGOs, helping us with long division, and teaching us the life lessons that make us who we are today. If there’s anyone who deserves the honor of a national holiday, it’s our moms and grandmas. So you want to show love for grandma on this special day? Awesome!…

17 Mothers Day Gifts for the Elderly

Your mother was your caregiver; the one who tucked you in, mended your socks, cooked soup for you, and so much more.  This Mother’s Day, put some extra thought into picking out a personalized Mother’s Day gift for your elderly mom or grandma—something that fits her personality and makes her life brighter.  With the perfect…

Best First Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for New Moms

Becoming a mom is a life-changing event, and raising a child is exciting and challenging. So if you have any new mommies or mommies-to-be in your life, show your support and love by choosing a thoughtful gift.  And, if this loved one is about to become a new mom during the unique circumstances of a…

What to Write in a Sympathy Card [Messages of Hope]

When those close to us are going through difficult times, it is natural to want to help in some way. Watching a loved one experience loss or extreme sadness can be heartbreaking and we want to ease their pain. But, how do we know what will help them the most? How do we decide what…

Funeral & Sympathy Thank You Cards [How To & Examples]

Expressing Yourself in a Funeral Thank You Card After losing a loved one, you may have been showered with notes, cards, gifts, and acts of service. Because of the nature of the situation, most people do not expect to receive a thank you note for sympathy gifts. However, after some time has passed, you may…

52 Best Pet Loss Sympathy Gifts [Pet Sympathy Gift Ideas]

Saying good-bye to a pet is a difficult and painful experience. When a family member or friend loses someone they love, it is not uncommon for those close to them to give sympathy cards and gifts to show support. We don’t always expect the same response when we lose our non-human family members, but sympathy…