The famous singer with her mother

It’s celebrated in lots of countries throughout the world, and is also known as Mothering Sunday. This year it falls on Sunday 10 March. Read on to find out more about where the tradition of Mother’s Day in the UK came from. And if you’re looking for ideas for how to make it special why not try our Mother’s Day makes. At the time, it wasn’t uncommon for children to leave home to work when they were as young as 10 years old, so this was an opportunity for families to meet up again.