Mother’s Day on Tuesday

“Feliz día de las madres, Mamá”

Mother’s Day was on Sunday May 8, 2016 this year. For Mexicans, it’s celebrated on May 10. The first official Mexican Mother’s Day was celebrated on May 10, 1922. This celebration soon took on religious undertones. The church organizes a special mass dedicated to mothers. Early in the morning in Mexico people may play a famous song called “Las Mananitas” which is used for special day like today. Traditional Mexican foods are made, like “Tamales,” and a drink similar to hot chocolate called “Atole” is served throughout the day. Children give presents to their mom in admiration for all they have done and sacrificed.

Even though Mother’s day comes once a year, don’t forget to appreciate your mom, 💋 daily.