Dating back to the early 1900s, the second Sunday in May has been set aside as a day to honor mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.
We celebrate that spirit today, by wishing all moms, moms-to-be, and those standing in for moms, a very special day.
Photo credit: Courtesy of Mary Jo Manzanares
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Mary Jo Manzanares is a founder and the editor-in-chief of The Traveler’s Way, an online travel magazine proving informational and inspirational travel recommendations for curious Baby Boomer travelers. She has been a speaker at various industry events and has a personal travel blog at Traveling with MJ. When she’s not traveling, Mary Jo likes lingering over a cup of coffee, wandering in a museum, sipping wine at a cafe, and sharing it all with friends and readers. Mary Jo’s top travel destinations are Italy, Portugal, and the Caribbean.