Google pays homage to Mother's Day 2018 this Sunday (13th) with artistic messages from children on the homepage of the search engine. Accessed by millions of users daily, the search giant's website features a finger painting with gouache paint made by the child, with two dinosaurs (mom and puppy) and handprints. The date celebrated in Brazil and elsewhere in the world, such as the United States, Canada, Australia and part of Latin America.
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2018 Mother's Day wins Google tribute with dinosaur doodle Photo: Reproduo / Google
Doodle, which replaces the Google logo, shows a drawing done in ink by a child. The image features two animals, possibly dinosaurs, with different sizes: one larger and one smaller. As a tribute to the mothers, the two pets can be considered as me and son. There are also "digital" hands of different sizes in the painting, a reference to children's schoolwork that uses gouache finger painting.
In the Western and contemporary world, the beginning of the actions that culminated in creating a date to honor Mother's Day occurred in the United States in 1958. This year, activist Anna Maria Reeves Jarvis founded the Mothers Friendship Days. , in Portuguese), a committee with the objective of reducing the mortality of children from working families.
In 1865, Jarvis prepared another movement to improve the conditions of the wounded in the Secesso War, which was plaguing the USA at the time. In 1872, writer Julia Ward Howe published the manifesto Mothers Day Proclamation, in which she called for peace and disarmament after the war. On May 8, 1914, the United States Congress passed the resolution that proclaimed the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day.
Mother's Day: technological gifts are options Photo: Reproduction / Pond5
The date recognized in Brazil since 1932, the year when President Getlio Vargas made official at the request of the Brazilian Federation for Women's Progress. In 1947, the day entered the official calendar of the Catholic Church as determined by Dom Jaime de Barros Cmara, Cardinal-Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro. For the past 86 years, Mother's Day has been celebrated with gifts, souvenirs, cards and messages and phrases of thanks. For technological moms, there are even tech gift options.
Happy Mother's Day messages!
Currently, technology can help the user to wish a happy Mother's Day, even at a distance. Free mobile apps, for example, bring messages with phrases ready to use. It is also possible to create a tribute card through Canva, an online editor for PC. Another alternative is to use Adobe Spark Post, available for iPhone (iOS), to have access to the ready cards, which can be modified with personal photos and phrases.
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