Celebrating Mother's Day with Toby Tiger: A Tribute to Mums Everywhere

Celebrating Mother's Day with Toby Tiger: A Tribute to Mums Everywhere

As spring blooms and the fragrance of fresh flowers fills the air, it's time to honour the incredible women who fill our lives with love, warmth, and endless care. Yes, it's Mother's Day – a day dedicated to celebrating the superheroes we call mums.

But have you ever wondered how this beautiful tradition came about? Well, let's take a delightful stroll down memory lane to uncover the origins of Mother's Day.

Believe it or not, the concept of honouring mothers dates back to ancient Greece and Rome, where festivals were held to honour mother goddesses like Rhea and Cybele. Fast forward to the 17th century, when England celebrated "Mothering Sunday," a day for domestic servants to return home and spend time with their mums. This tradition eventually merged with Mother's Day celebrations in the United States, thanks to the efforts of activist Anna Jarvis, who campaigned for a day to honour mothers after the death of her own mother in 1905.

Today, Mother's Day is celebrated worldwide with a variety of customs and traditions. From breakfast in bed and handmade cards to lavish gifts and family gatherings, there are countless ways to show appreciation for the maternal figures in our lives.


Zoe Mellor - Toby Tiger

Speaking of remarkable mums, let's shine a spotlight on Zoe Mellor, the visionary behind Toby Tiger. As a working mother herself, Zoe knows firsthand the joys and challenges of balancing parenthood with pursuing her dreams. With her children now grown into independent adults, Zoe's journey serves as an inspiration to mums everywhere – proving that with passion, determination, and a sprinkle of creativity, anything is possible.

At Toby Tiger, we understand the importance of making life easier for busy mums and caregivers. That's why our clothing designs are not only adorable but also practical. From convenient poppers for quick nappy changes to interactive prints that spark joy and curiosity, our garments are thoughtfully crafted to make dressing your little ones a breeze.

But that's not all – we're committed to using soft organic cotton that's gentle on delicate skin, ensuring that your little bundle of joy stays happy and comfortable all day long. After all, a happy baby makes for a happy mum!

As we celebrate Mother's Day, let's take a moment to address some of the burning questions that often pop up about this special day:


FAQs About Mother's Day:

1. When is Mother's Day?
Mother's Day falls on the fourth Sunday of Lent, three weeks before Easter Sunday, in the United Kingdom. However, the date may vary in other parts of the world.

2. What are some unique Mother's Day gift ideas?
Consider personalised gifts, like custom jewellery or photo albums. Alternatively, you could plan a special experience, such as a spa day or a weekend getaway.

3. Is Mother's Day only for biological mothers?
Absolutely not! Mother's Day is a celebration of all maternal figures, including stepmums, grandmothers, aunts, and mother figures.

4. Can I celebrate Mother's Day if I've lost my mum?
Yes, Mother's Day can be a bittersweet time for those who have lost their mums. It's a day to cherish memories and honour their legacy.

5. How can I make Mother's Day special for my mum?
Show your appreciation with thoughtful gestures, like writing a heartfelt card, cooking her favourite meal, or simply spending quality time together.

So, whether you're a seasoned mum, a first-time mum-to-be, or simply celebrating the maternal figures in your life, let's make this Mother's Day a memorable one filled with love, laughter, and plenty of cuddles. After all, every day is Mother's Day when you're surrounded by the ones you love!

Happy Mother's Day from all of us at Toby Tiger! 🌸💖

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