The mother’s day in United Kingdom is celebrated on fourth Sunday in the month of Lent, the day is known as mothering Sunday. UK is the first country that holds the status of to dedicate a special day for mothers, early on 17th century. As the days of Lent are not fixed so the date for mother’s day in UK keeps changing but the emotions and feelings as well as way of celebration remains same. As on the other countries the reason of celebrating this day is the same in UK that is to express love and care and to pay gratitude towards our so much loving and caring mothers. Mother’s day is the great opportunity for children and people to let their mothers know that how much they love, care, respect and honor them as well as to make her feel special.
In UK mother’s day was previously known as “mothering Sunday”. The history of mother’s day in UK is very old as UK is the first country that holds the status of celebrating mother’s day first time in all over the world. The first mother’s day was celebrated in UK as far back as the year 1700. During that time, the poor used to send their children to work as domestic servants or trainees in the homes pf higher class of people. These children once in a year visit their mother church and their own mother with some beautiful and fresh flowers.
On mother’s day in UK the children visited their mother church then they go straight to meet their own mother.
In UK special discounts are offered on mother’s day on a variety of products such as on cosmetic items, jewelry items, perfumes, clothes, shoes etc. Some people celebrate mother’s day by taking their mothers on happy meals and dinners. Restaurants give special discounts on mother’s day in UK. Mother’s day is celebrated in a great way in UK; especially children are the backbone of mother’s day in UK. Florists make record sales of mothers day flowers UK. The people of UK really tributes the entire day to their loving mothers and spend most part of the day with them to make feel them that they really love their company and without them we are nothing.