mother's day

Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Anna Reeves Jarvis holds her daughter and namesake. The mother pioneered the idea of Mother’s Day with her Mother Work Day Clubs, The daughter helped establish Mother’s Day as a national holiday.

Clubs Paved Way for Mother’s Day

May 10,2018

Julia Ward Howe takes credit for coming up with Mother’s Day as we know it today. Her 1870 proclamation put the day on the American calendar. Howe’s proclamation was a reaction to death during the Civil War.

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“A mother’s love is something that can carry you through the rest of your life.” — Eric J. Kos

Celebrate Mother’s Day with All Your Heart, Spirit

May 08,2014

A pair of quotes adorn the walls inside Alameda’s beautiful, bright and airy Christian Science church, at Walnut Street and Central Avenue: “God Is Love” and “Divine love always has met and always will meet every human need” from Christian Science founder Mary Baker Eddy. 

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