Did you know that Mother’s Day is celebrated on different days and dates around the world?

In the UK and Ireland, Mother’s Day or Mothering Sunday falls on the fourth Sunday in Lent. In 2011, that is today, April 3.

However, the United States celebrates Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May. In 2011, the date for Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8.

If you are working abroad, be sure to ring home on the right day. Here is a link to a list of countries and their dates for Mother’s Day.

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