Exactly how many Mothers’ Days are there in a year?

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There are few things as confusing as when exactly Mother’s Day is in Nigeria.

We did a mini world tour to learn the days the rest of the World celebrates mummies.

 

1. In Norway, Mother’s Day comes on the second Sunday of February.

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Jeg elsker deg mumien ❤

2. 8th of March is International Women’s Day, but Bulgarians and Azerbaijanis mark it as Mother’s Day too. In fact, Mother’s Day looks like Valentine’s Day in Azerbaijan.

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Mən sizə Mummy Love ❤

3. In the UK. around March and April, Mother’s Day falls on the 4th Sunday of Christian Lent, and it is called Mothering Sunday.

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4. In Spain, Portugal, and Lithuania, Mother’s Day falls on the first Sunday of May.

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5. Second Sunday of May, and you have Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Netherlands, Finland, Germany, Italy, Japan, Turkey and the United States of America all celebrating.

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6. A bulk of the Gulf countries, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, say shukran to the mummies on the 8th of May.

 

Ummi ❤

7. On the 10th of May, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, fall in line for the mothers.

 

 

8. The Polish mothers own the 26th of May.

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9. The last Sunday of May is for the French and the Swedes.

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Ma mere ❤

 

10. The Queen of Thailand’s birthday is on the 12th of August. Since she’s the first mother of the country, they kuku celebrate Mother’s Day on the same date.

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11. In Argentina, Mother’s Day falls on the 3rd Sunday of October.

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12. And Nigeria? Because we don’t have our own and we have oversabi, we kuku collected everybody’s Mother’s Days and made them ours.

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Which is why we never seem to run out of Mother’s Day.
Since we have not decided on when we want to celebrate ours, can we just make it everyday?

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