Mother’s Day versus Father’s Day

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Mother’s Day

Honouring mothers and motherhood

Celebrated worldwide in March (UK second Sunday) or May (USA second Sunday)

Started in the early 20th century in the USA

Top 5 gifts:

  1. Flowers
  2. Handmade Cards
  3. Chocolate
  4. Breakfast in Bed
  5. Jewellery

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Father’s Day 

Honouring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds & celebrating the influence of fathers in society

Celebrated worldwide it on the third Sunday of June

Founded in Spokane, Washington at the YMCA  on June 19, 1910 by Sonora Smart Doodd, to honour the Civil War William Jackson Smart, who was a single parent and raised his six children.

Top 5 gifts:

  1. Handmade Cards
  2. Booze Buckets (Alcohol)
  3. After Shave
  4. Day out
  5. Annual season-ticketSONY DSC

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Happy Father’s Day 2013

xxx Naomi

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