Mother’s Day a sign of laziness?

Anna Jarvis, the leader of the early 20th century movement to make Mother’s Day a national holiday, later fought against the holiday. She felt the day had become over-commercialized. In fact, she was so frustrated that most people sent greeting cards on the holiday that she once called the cards, “a poor excuse for the letter you are too lazy to write.” Jarvis and her sister spent their family inheritance fighting against the holiday. They both died in poverty. – Source:

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