Non-Traditional Moms Heralded on Mother’s Day at Greeting Card Universe – from Mr. Mom to Lesbian Moms

San Ramon, California (EastBayDaily) — Greeting Card Universe, the world’s largest greeting card store, announces its popular collection of 14,258 original and uncommon Mother’s Day cards.

Officially designated a national holiday in 1914 by President Woodrow Wilson, Mother’s Day is now celebrated in 70 countries around the globe. In the United States, Mother’s Day is observed annually on the second Sunday in May.

“Today, we celebrate all kinds of mothers on Mother’s Day,” says Mindy Rosso-Gaemi, Community Manager at Greeting Card Universe. “The holiday has expanded to recognize mothers across a range of relationships and lifestyles such as co-workers, godmothers, sisters, grandmothers, birth mothers, aunts, in-laws, single fathers… anyone who plays a mother’s role should be told they are loved and cherished by the people who appreciate them.”

Mother’s Day is the third largest card giving holiday, with more than 130 million greeting cards exchanged each year. It’s also the second most popular gift giving holiday, coming in right after Christmas.

“Greeting Card Universe offers all the traditional Mother’s Day greeting cards shoppers expect to find and for just about every relationship, but our collection boasts cards for modern, unconventional relationships like My Two Moms, Military Mom, Like a Mother to Me, First Mother’s Day, Mr. Mom, From the Pet (Fur baby), Birthday on Mother’s Day and more,” says Rosso-Gaemi. “Once shoppers discover the variety of Mother’s Day cards we offer, they’ll never shop anywhere else and the same can be said for Dad’s upcoming day for Father’s Day cards.”

One of a kind cards are created with personal photos on Mother’s Day photo cards. Additionally, custom greeting cards can be created within 48 hours at no additional cost by requesting changes or a totally new design from their artist community of over 4,500 freelance artists from around the world.

“Shoppers can personalize the inside of all cards at Greeting Card Universe with their own text and photo,” adds Rosso-Gaemi. “The personal touch makes a special Mother’s Day card even better.”

Greeting Card Universe’s traditional and niche offering of over 530,000 cards gives nod to the importance of choice and personalization in today’s marketplace and stays true to its tagline “any card imaginable.”

About Greeting Card Universe Greeting Card Universe ( is a division of BigDates Solutions, a private company that provides consumers with unique, personalized services for any holiday or occasion. Greeting Card Universe is the world's largest paper greeting card store, offering an unlimited selection of custom greeting cards, birthday greeting cards, graduation photo cards, memorial day cards and custom invitations. BigDates Solutions is the leading provider of Online Reminder Service Solutions, powering gift-reminder services, including and The company is also the owner of Birthday Calendar, a Facebook application with over 43 million installs.


Mindy Rosso
BigDates Solutions