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cross of honour of the german mother wikipedia - the cross of honour of the german mother german ehrenkreuz der deutschen mutter referred to colloquially as the mutterehrenkreuz mother s cross of honour or simply mutterkreuz mother s cross was a state decoration conferred by the government of the german reich to honour a reichsdeutsche german mother for exceptional merit to the german nation, mother s day wikipedia - mother s day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family as well as motherhood maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society it is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world most commonly in the months of march or may it complements similar celebrations honoring family members such as father s day siblings day and grandparents day