If you’re hearing us on the radio, or you’re timely on the podcasts, you’ve got two days to baby your mother. Not like the powerful gift-giving lobby would ever let you forget it…we’re looking at you, Big Chocolate.

Still, who deserves it more? Sure, she may gently suggest for you to cut your hair, shave your face, or even “help clean around house a bit because it seems like you don’t have time”.

But it’s her big day.

Woodrow Wilson official recognized Mother’s Day in a 1914 presidential proclamation. Thank Anna Jarvis, who started the movement in 1908…and then criticized it’s commercialism in 1920. See, it’s not just us.

Happy Mother’s Day from all of us at Sound Beat!


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