Father's or Mother's Day, which one is spent the most?

Both parents and mothers are always there striving to ensure that their children have the best and look after the integrity of these. For this reason they deserve the best in the days in which they recognize their work in this regard, the March, 19 and the first Sunday of every May. Dates in which the whole family turns to these figures to dedicate their love.

Among all these signs of love There is no shortage of gifts, useful details or those that have been long in delusion. But on which of these dates do you spend more money on these gifts? According to the study carried out by Aladinia.com, digital commerce website, is the Mother's Day in which more spending is made in the purchase of these presents.

14% less spending

This study has analyzed the data of sale of gifts on the dates close to Father's Day and Mother's Day and has reached the conclusion that it is in the latter where most is spent in Spain. In particular, on March 19, a 14% off in gifts compared to the first Sunday of each May in which mothers receive recognition for their work.

Besides, not only spending on Father's Day is less, but the visits to the aforementioned website are also considerably reduced on the eve of March 19 compared to Mother's Day. Specifically, visits at this point have been 25% lower. If you use Google, this percentage increases until the 27% of difference between one date and another.

The origin of Father's Day


It is true that parents deserve one day that recognizes his work and in which they are the protagonists of the house. But, why is celebrated on this date, what is the origin of this celebration? Tradition explains that Father's Day began around 1910 in the United States. It was a daughter, Sonora Smart Dodd, who invented it almost without knowing it when she wanted to thank your father for all the effort he had made to educate her and see her grow on a farm in the state of Washington.

So, it was Mother's Day 1909 when Sonora said "why not have a day for parents too?" and proposed to celebrate on the birthday of his personal hero, his father: on June 5. However, he did not find much support in that this was the precise date and the same Sonora encouraged his friends to celebrate when they wanted.

It was in 1924 when the president Calvin Coolidge it was declared a national celebration, although it was not until 1966 that President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed the third Sunday of June as the date for the celebration of Father's Day in the United States.

Damián Montero


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