Mothering Sunday

Mothering Sunday is on March 27, and we are revved up to celebrate the best people in the world — mothers! Mothering Sunday has been celebrated as far back as the 16th century.

The History of Mother's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated annually on March 17, the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years. On St. Patrick’s Day, which falls during the Christian season of Lent, Irish families would traditionally attend church in the morning and celebrate in the afternoon. Lenten prohibitions against the consumption of meat were waived and people would dance, drink and feast–on the traditional meal of Irish bacon and cabbage.

45 Things to do on Mother's Day

Treat your mum to her favourite activity in the city on Mother’s Day or get her to try something completely new. In the UK, Mother's Day is celebrated three weeks before Easter Sunday, which means that in 2022, it falls on 27 March. Browse Mother’s Day ideas for London below to find top things to do with your mum on Mother’s Day 2022.

17 Sweet & Inspirational Stories About Mums

My mom had a great sense of humour and a knack for making everything fun. One thing that resonated with me, even as a small child, was how much she seemed to enjoy her own company and found ways to entertain herself. As a kid, I remember her giggling while paying bills. What was so funny about bill paying? She would put humorous notes in the reference section of the check: For the electric bill, she might put “You light up my life,” and for the mortgage she’d write “Four shingles closer to owning it all.”