Today, Sunday May 10th is Mothers day in Switzerland and statistically the most popular date for the occasion, i.e. the Second Sunday in May
Now we all certainly have a Mother, although today the Mother or Mothers that we grow up with may not necessarily be our Biological mother. Changing times, but necessarily so.
Mothers Day 2015 when?
Feb 08 Norway (2nd Sunday Feb)
Mar 15 UK (4th Sunday of Christian Lent)
Mar 08 Bulgaria
May 03 Spain, Portugal, Lithuania (1st Sunday May)
May 10 Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finalnd, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Switzerland, Turkey, United States (2nd Sunday May)
May 10 Bahrain, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Pakistan, Saudia Arabia, Singapore, UAE
May 26 Poland
May 31 France, Sweden (last Sunday May)
Aug 12 Thailand (Queen Birthday)
Aug 15 Antwerp (Christian day of Assumption Mary)
Oct 18 Argentina (3rd Sunday Oct)
Nov 29 Russia (last Sunday Nov)
Full list of Mothers day here
Some Poignancy Required
In 2015 most of us lead complicated and imperfect lives. And so at times like this I turn to my friend PostSecret for some modern day perspectives ...
PostSecret Mothers day 2015