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Happy Mother’s Day Gifts At Dunham’s
The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914.
Anna Jarvis’s campaign for a special day to celebrate mothers was inherited from her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis. Mrs. Jarvis had spent her life mobilizing mothers to care for their children, says historian Katharine Antolini, and she wanted mothers’ work to be recognized. “I hope and pray that someone, sometime, will find a memorial mothers’ day commemorating her for the matchless service she renders to humanity in every field of life. She is entitled to it,” Mrs Jarvis said.
She was very active in the Methodist Episcopal Church. From 1858, she ran Mothers’ Day Work Clubs to combat high infant and child mortality rates, primarily due to diseases that ravaged their community in Grafton, West Virginia.
If you are looking for a gift to give your mom, Dunham’s has many options for you to choose from at this time. Vera Bradley, a favorite of moms of any age group, is 25% off. That includes handbags and accessories, which include even the new pattern releases.
You will get one tart for free when you buy a candle warmer! If your mom already has a warmer, buy three tarts and get the fourth free! Unlike candles, wax melts/tarts are a carrier for the fragrance oil and do not evaporate when melted.
If mom wants new items in her wardrobe, save 25% off all ladies’ sportswear. Designers include Karen Hart, Tribal, Skys the Limit, Southern Lady, Ruby Road, and more!
When leaving Dunham’s, stop by Dunham’s Hardware store and check out the hanging baskets from Crafty Crafts.
Ann and her staff are there to help purchase the perfect gift for mom.
Editor’s note: Dunham’s is a store my mom and I shopped at together, bringing back beautiful memories. My mom Laurenza Davis is now home with Jesus, and I miss talking to her about life. I would call and tell her something, and she would listen and then advise me. She would pray for me to have wisdom about the decisions that I would be making. I miss her and her humor, so on this Mother’s Day, I thank God for her and remember some of the stories that still make me smile.