Posts Tagged Julia Ward Howe

The Commercialization of Mom

Too True

Hello everyone! I want to start by wishing you all a happy Mother’s Day, and I hope you’re getting to enjoy it with your loved ones. I’m currently enjoying the festivities with my beloved mother and grandmothers, so I won’t write much today. I just want to make a brief commentary on the history and transformation of Mother’s Day from unifying, somber national holiday to commercialized kitsch.

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