The Origin of Mother's Day in the United States
Learn all about the contributions of three ladies -- Julia Ward Howe, Juliet Calhoun Blakeley and Anna Jarvis -- who have given Mother's Day its present status in U.S.

Roman Roots and English Customs
Learn about the Greeko-Roman roots of Mother's Day celebrations and the English customs originating in the Middle Ages.

Mother's Day on the Net - The Story
Tells the story behind the holiday.

Mother's Day: A History
A detailed history of Mother's Day in America. From About.com.

Mother's Day
Explains the origins of how this holiday came about, and how it is celebrated.