Mother’s day is the perfect occasion to let your mother know how much you love her. Mother’s unconditional love, support, and sense of sacrifice make her a being of reverence. Mother’s day is the day to celebrate motherhood and thank your mother for all small and big things she has done for you. However, did you know that mother’s day celebration has been celebrated from ages? It is believed that ancient Greeks celebrated mother’s day in spring by honoring Rhea, ‘mother of the gods’ by offering honey-cakes, flowers and drinks. Mother’s day is the day to acknowledge her mother’s unconditional love, support, and the efforts in raising her kid. This day is celebrated across the globe though on different dates. Similarly, celebrations also vary from country to country. It’s interesting to know how different culture and traditions capture the spirit of this special day.
Lithuanians celebrate mother’s day on the first Sunday in the month of May. Traditionally, a Lithuanian mother is honored with a cake, which resembles a bouquet of flowers. This is followed by a traditional family dinner.