The second Sunday in May has been set aside in honor of motherhood. Many churches have special services in which they honor Mothers of the congregation. They usually present the oldest Mom, youngest Mom, and Mom with the most children a corsage.
There is a custom of wearing a carnation on Mother's Day. A colored carnation means that the person's Mother is living. A white carnation indicates that a person's mom is dead.
Years ago, England observed what they called Mothering Sunday. It came in Mid-Lent.
The first suggestion for a day set aside to honor Mothers was made by Julia Ward Howe. She suggested that it be observed on June 2, as a day dedicated to peace.
Julia was born in 1819 in New York to a prominent family. She was an American writer, lecturer, and reformer. She was known as one of the most famous women of her time. She wrote "The Battle Hymn of the Republic", which was inspired when she visited military camps in Washington, D.C., during the Civil War in 1861. It became the major war song of the Union forces.
Julia became interested in the women's movement. She became the first president of the New England Woman Sufferage Association.
Three years after Frank Hering of Indiana launched his campagin for observance of Mother's Day in 1904, Anna Jarvis began a campaign to a nationwide obervance of Mother's Day. She chose the second Sunday in May. She also began the custom of wearing the carnation.
Jarvis' own Mother was honored on the first service at Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton,West Virginia, on May 10, 1908. Later, at the general assembly in 1912, a delegate from Andrews Church introduced a resolution recognizing Jarvis as the founder of Mother's Day, and suggested that Mother's Day be observed on the second Sunday in May.
President Woodrow Wilson signed a joint resolution in Congress on May 9, 1914, recommending that the federal government observe Mother's day. The next year, the president was authorized to proclaim an annual holiday.
Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao(Tagalog pronunciation: [pakyaw], English: /pæki.ao/; born December 17, 1978), also known as Manny Pacquiao, is a Filipino professional boxer and politician. He is an eight-division world champion, the first boxer in history to win ten world titles in eight different weight divisions. He is also the first boxer in history to win the lineal championship in four different weight classes. He was named “Fighter of the Decade” for the 2000′s by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA). He is also a four-time BWAA and The Ring “Fighter of the Year” in 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Currently, Pacquiao is the WBC Super Welterweight World Champion and WBO Welterweight World Champion (Super Champion). He is also currently rated as the “number one” pound-for-pound best boxer in the world by several sporting news and boxing websites, including The Ring, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, NBC Sports, Yahoo! Sports, Sporting Life and About.com.
Aside from boxing, Pacquiao has participated in acting, music recording, and politics. In May 2010, Pacquiao was elected to the House of Representatives in the 15th Congress of the Philippines, representing the province of Sarangani. He is the only active boxer to become a congressman in the Philippines.
Pacquiao was born on December 17, 1978, in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines. He is the son of Rosalio Pacquiao and Dionesia Dapidran-Pacquiao. His parents separated when he was in sixth grade, after his mother discovered that his father was living with another woman. He is the fourth among six siblings: Liza Silvestre-Onding and Domingo Silvestre (from first husband of his mother) and Isidra Pacquiao-Paglinawan, Alberto “Bobby” Pacquiao and Rogelio Pacquiao
Pacquiao is married to Maria Geraldine “Jinkee” Jamora, and they have four children: Emmanuel Jr. “Jimuel”, Michael, Princess, and Queen Elizabeth “Queenie”. He resides in his hometown General Santos City, South Cotabato, Philippines. However, as a congressman of lone district of Sarangani, he is officially residing in Kiamba, Sarangani, the hometown of his wife.
Pacquiao is a devout Roman Catholic. Within the ring, he frequently makes the sign of the cross and every time he comes back from a successful fight abroad, he attends a thanksgiving Mass in Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo, Manila to kneel and pray.
Pacquiao is also a military reservist with the rank of Sergeant Major for the 15th Ready Reserve Division of the Philippine Army. When younger he had considered becoming a soldier, and was enlisted in the military reserve force as an Army Private.
Real name: Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao
Nicknames: Pac-Man, Fighting Pride of the Philippines, The Destroyer, The Mexicutioner, The People’s Champ, Pambansang Kamao (National Fist), The Fighting Congressman
Rated at: Light Middleweight, Welterweight, Light Welterweight, Lightweight, Super Featherweight, Featherweight, Super Bantamweight,Flyweight
Height: 5 ft 6½ in (1.69 m)
Reach: 67 in (170 cm)
Birth date: December 17, 1978 (1978-12-17) (age 32)
Birth place: Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines
Total fights: 57
Wins by KO: 38`
Losses by KO: 2
Rounds Boxed: 329
KO Percentage: 66.67.
One of the main boxing events of the year will happen on May 7, 2011 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and “Sugar” Shane Mosley as the main bout.
The Pacquiao vs Mosley Live Stream will be available on this website so be sure to bookmark and be the first to see the live streaming for free.
The last time Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao fought in Las Vegas was in November 2009. It was against Miguel Cotto, which he won by TKO in the 12th round. His last two fights, both in 2010, were held at the luxurious state-of-the-art $1.2 billion Dallas Cowboys Stadium. It was against Joshua Clottey in March and his last fight, against Antonio Margarito, in November which he both won in unanimous decision.
“I’m ready and I’m excited to fight,” said Pacquiao. “If you train hard, then you have nothing to worry of course about the fight.”
Manny Pacquiao will defend his WBO (World Boxing Organization) Welterweight Belt against American Shane Mosley on Saturday, May 7th. This will be his 20th fight in the United States and 11 of these fights were held in the Las Vegas, also known as the “Entertainment Capital of the World”.
The upcoming Pacquiao vs Mosley fight is sanctioned by the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission) and promoted by Bob Arum’s Top Rank Promotions.
Yesterday, Pacman with his entourage arrived at the Mandalay Bay Hotel close to midnight. Manny hosted a dinner to his entire team at his spacious three-bedroom suite on the 60th floor. They feasted on assorted Filipino dishes.
His encounter with Shane Mosley will mark his seventh time in the MGM Grand Arena. He holds a record of 4-1-1 at the luxurious hotel.
Pacquiao’s debut fight in the MGM Grand was against Lehlohonolo Ledwaba in June 2001. His following fights were against Juan Manuel Marquez (May 2004) and Erik Morales (March 2005) which he lost and scored a draw respectively. His other victories inside the 16,800-seating capacity venue were against Oscar de la Hoya (December 2008) and Ricky Hatton (May 2009).
Before Manny Pacquiao leave for Las Vegas, he sparred four rounds against Shawn Porter, marking his 142nd sparring round for the preparation on his upcoming mega-fight versus Shane Mosley.
Pacquiao and Mosley will be welcomed by Bob Arum, the CEO of Top Rank Promotions, on Tuesday afternoon at the front lobby and Porte Cochere of the MGM Grand for the fighters’ grand arrival, traditionally held days before the fight.
On Tuesday morning, Manny Pacquiao and his team are going to the track for jogging and exercise to shake off any rusts formed during the four hours long travel inside the well-designed bus that has Manny Pacquiao’s face outside it, to help promote the upcomingMosley vs Pacquiao fight.
Summer is the time to give your body the healthy tan and protect it from the horrors of sunburn, baked and dry lips and even sun-scorched skin cancer! There are some makeup disasters that can happen in summer sun and a relaxing beach noon that we do not pay adequate attention too. Here we are going to discuss them along with some other tips to keep you pretty like sunshine
Avoid lip liner.
Colors such as golden-green or mango green for eyes can be used along with black or brown mascara.
Dewy face with the lightest veil of translucent powder is the right summer look.
Dry hair frizz a lot as humidity increases and make curly hair unmanageable. Rich deep conditioning of your hair will help to tame your hair and don't forget to protect them from sun, sand and wind by wearing a trendy summer hat or a baseball cap. Wax and texturizers also help to tame frizzy hair.
Gold shimmer under brows or across cheekbones can be a luxury you can use.
In case, you haven't taken the precaution already and the damage is already done, use a foundation with the shade of your tanned skin to cover the area under your eyes and blend it well with the rest of the face. Then use nude or light brown eye shadow to give them a natural look.
Light shade of bronzer on cheekbones and chin gives you a beautiful suntan.
Sprinkle your feet with foot powder before wearing sandals to avoid any blisters. If you still feel shoe-on-skin rubbing, protect the sensitive area with a bandage before the blister forms. To get rid of the blister, take a clean needle and sanitize it with alcohol. Pop the blister and use cotton to clean any fluid that comes out of it. Apply an antibiotic ointment without trying to scrape off the skin and then cover the area with a bandage.
Sunglasses protect your eyes but do not stop the sun from tanning the rest of your face, resulting in eyes with paler skin around it than the rest of the face. To avoid this, generously rub sunscreen with SPF 30 with a broad spectrum over your entire face and body every two hours.
The only thing you can do to get rid of this yellowish tint is to scrape the surface of your nail with the help of the finest-grain side of the block file and use the clear UV-resistant topcoat for protection and shine.
The sheer pastel, beige and pink nail polish acquires a yellowish tint after being exposed to sun for two days or more. To avoid this, use a clear nail gloss with inbuilt UV protection topcoat and do not forget to rub sunscreen on nails too after every two hours, just like the rest of your body.
Use eyeliner pencil of slate gray, warm chocolate or navy shades with a light hand.
Use gel on your hair and use only the fresh razor with triple blades to shave bikini line to avoid any unsightly rashes. You can use 1% hydrocortisone cream to any rash to cure it and hide any redness in the area by using tinted facial moisturizer.
Warm blond and naturally medium brown hair with highlights may acquire coppery shades in sun due to oxidation. Thus, always wear a hat or scarf while venturing outdoors. Hair color gloss can help you to achieve the shine again.
Warm, sunny, bright blush can be used.
Wear only natural nude shades as lip colors while going out to the beach. If you cannot resist the temptation of using liquid lipstick while on the honeymoon in a tropical island, keep it inside the cooler for your soda or carry it in a pot or tube with a wand. If your bullet is going soft, try to cool it a little by placing it in a fridge or near an air conditioner.