Anna Jarvis’ Big Mistake

Jarvis responded by denouncing any commercialization of Mother’s Day, thinking any attempt to make money off of Mother’s Day – even if it was for a good cause – was wrong and not in the spirit of the thing. After all, something like a hand written note expressing your personal feelings is far superior, in her opinion, than some store bought card.

Source: Anna Jarvis’ Big Mistake

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Heard this a few decades ago from a smart lady at Merrill Lynch was positive that “Mothers’ Day” was a giant conspiracy to milk the general public.  After reading this, maybe she was correct!

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