Great moments in Mother’s Day history

Today is Mother’s Day in the United States, and that means flowers and cards for mom. Or if you’re my mom it means a data viz project!

Mother’s Day actually has a pretty interesting history. Its original founder boycotted the event and never had kids of her own. Curious about where it all came from? Read on!

Google Ngram Viewer scans books and magazines for the phrase you enter and depicts its prevalence over time.


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