Friday, May 8, 2015

Choosy's Mother's Day Adventure

By: Christine Cox, The Choosy Mommy
Video by: Marianne Jenkins, Choosy Kids Graphic Designer

Do you know who the founder of Mother's Day is? I actually had no clue that there was a founder until Choosy went on an adventure in his home state of West Virginia. Learn more about how Mother's Day came to be a national holiday and join Choosy at Anna Jarvis' house!




About the Author: Christine Cox is the blog master and The Choosy Mommy for Choosy Kids. She has always had a passion for writing and is honored to contribute her work to this blog. Most of her writing inspiration comes from her daughter, Capri, who is fun-loving and full of energy. Click here to learn more about Christine.








About the Graphic Designer: Marianne W. Jenkins is a graphic designer for Choosy Kids. She is multi talented and has skills in graphics design, photography, videography, web based technology, and electronic game development. She graduated from Fairmont State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Graphics Technology with a minor in Communications in may, 2014, and will begin her graduate studies at West Virginia University in the Integrated Marketing and Communications Master's program in the fall of 2014. Click here to learn more about Marianne. 

18 comments :

  1. Thanks for the history lesson! I never knew the origins of Mothers Day.

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    1. I didn't either until Choosy visited this museum! Pretty cool!

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  2. That's really cool! I love how you used a video to explain it. =)

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    1. Thanks! We thought children might like a video too :)

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  3. I had actually learned this a few years ago. Neat, isn't it!

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    1. It is super neat. I was surprised that Anna didn't have any children!

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  5. I didn't have a clue so far! Thanks for explaining. Choosy is too cute!!
    Baci,
    Coco et La vie en rose fashion blog - Valeria Arizzi

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    1. I am glad you got a brief history lesson ;) and Choosy is the best!!! Thanks for stopping by!!!

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  6. Thank you for the lesson in the history of Mother's day!

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  7. Neat lesson! Never heard this one before :)

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    1. I hadn't either!! Isn't it fun to learn because now you can tell others about it!

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  8. YEAH REPRESENT! I'm not from West Virginia but I'm moving there at the end of June. That'll be exciting! Sweet little history lesson, too. Learn something new every day (good motto).

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    1. Well congrats on your move! If you are close to Grafton you should visit this museum!!

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  9. I learned something new. I didn't know this either!

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    1. I am glad we were able to share this with you!!

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  10. I had no idea that the holiday had its roots in the United States, what a nice story!

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