Sunday, May 10, 2015

Mothers Day 2015

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