24 min

E059 Dark History of Mother's Day with Mary Rogers The Experience 50 Podcast for Midlife

    • Personal Journals

The first of FIVE
episodesleadingup to Mother's Day! This episode tell the history
ofMother's Day inthe USA. Established by US President Woodrow
Wilsonat the urging ofAnn Jeeves, Mother's Day had it's roots in
apre-civil war erawomen's pacifist organization which hosted events
to support safetymeasures within the workplace and to reduce
contamination ofmilk. 

During the war, these womentended
to the soldiers of both armies and protested on behalf ofpeace,
offering the opinion that if women were in charge, therewould be no
war.

Ann Jarvis' daughter, Anna
Jarvis took up the cause for an official Mother's Day in memory of
her special mother, minus the political activism. Learn more
athttp://www.experience50.com/podcasts

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The first of FIVE
episodesleadingup to Mother's Day! This episode tell the history
ofMother's Day inthe USA. Established by US President Woodrow
Wilsonat the urging ofAnn Jeeves, Mother's Day had it's roots in
apre-civil war erawomen's pacifist organization which hosted events
to support safetymeasures within the workplace and to reduce
contamination ofmilk. 

During the war, these womentended
to the soldiers of both armies and protested on behalf ofpeace,
offering the opinion that if women were in charge, therewould be no
war.

Ann Jarvis' daughter, Anna
Jarvis took up the cause for an official Mother's Day in memory of
her special mother, minus the political activism. Learn more
athttp://www.experience50.com/podcasts

Get10%off
SpaFinder Wellness 365 before May 10,2016.

If you enjoyed this
episode,please share it with your
friends!

Also, please leave an honest review for The Experience
50Podcast on iTunes! Ratings and reviews
areextremely helpful and
greatlyappreciated! They make a huge impact on the rankings of the
show,and I read each and every one of them. You may even hear me
read iton a future show.

If you have any questions
orsuggestions to share with me, you can reach me at mary@experience50.com. I readand
enjoy every email.

You can get show informationevery
other Friday with Mary’s FridayFive,HERE or simply text the word FRIDAY to 42828
toget on the list.

And finally, don’t forget
tosubscribe to the show on iTunes to get
automaticupdates. It’s free!

24 min