How much longer, Tia? 
还要等多久呀, Tia?
Do I have to be here? 
需要我等在这里吗?
Why can’t I go play with my friends?
我为什么不能和同伴们玩呀?
Don’t you want to help me make a delicious cake for mom for Mother’s Day?
你不想帮忙一起做一个美味的蛋糕庆祝母亲节吗?
Umm…yes! I do!
哦, 我愿意!
Well, then you must be patient
所以, 你要有点耐心哦
We have found almost everything we need
我们已经找了所有需要的东西了
Okay, 好
I know that it is tomorrow, Tia
我知道应该是明天,Tia
but why do we celebrate Mother’s Day?
但是我不知道为什么要庆祝母亲节呀?
Mother’s Day has been celebrated for many many centuries and ages
母亲节已经举行了很多个世纪和好几个时代了
Ancient Greeks and Romans celebrated it as a festival
古希腊人和罗马人将这天作为一个节日庆祝
So did the Christian people
基督徒也是如此
But the Mother’s Day we all have come to know 
但是母亲节我们都要知道
and celebrate has a different reason
庆祝有不同的原因
Really? There’s another reason for it?
真的吗?还有另外的原因吗?
Yes, and not a very happy story for it. 
是的,这并不是一个非常开心的故事。
Why? What happened, Tia?
为什么? 发生了什么?
First you need to know about Ann Reeves Jarvis
首先你需要知道Ann Reeves Jarvis
In the 1900 in the US, before the Civil War
在1900年,美国内战之前
she started groups like the ‘Mothers’ Day Work Clubs’
她开创了 “ Mothers’ Day Work Clubs" 
that helped the local women take care of their children
帮助当地妇女照顾自己的孩子们
Later, these clubs came together and did many peace keeping activities. 
后来,这些俱乐部联合起来,进行了许多活动号召创立母亲节。
Wow! 
But the actual Mother’s Day did not come about till 
after 1905, when Ann passed away
但实际的母亲节在1905年之后才开始,当时 Ann 去世了
Her daughter Anna Jarvis decided to celebrate Mother’s Day
她的女儿 Anna Jarvis 决定设立母亲节
as a way to celebrate the sacrifices moms make for their children
作为纪念妈妈为孩子做出牺牲的一种方式
In May 1908, she had a huge celebration on the day
1908年5月,她在当天举行了一次巨大的庆祝活动
with thousands of people joining
上千人参加了庆祝活动
By 1912, everybody was celebrating the Mother’s Day we know today.
到1912年,每个人都在庆祝我们今天所知的母亲节。
I thought you said there was a sad story too behind it?
我以为你说背后有一个悲伤的故事?
Well, as years passed by 好吧,随着时间的推移
people started celebrating Mother’s Day with a lot of fanfare
很多人开始庆祝母亲节
But they forgot that the holiday was not just about gifts and treats 
but about remembering 
但是人们已经忘记母亲节不单纯是个节日更是很多的纪念
and honouring the many sacrifices mom’s make for their children!
并尊重妈妈为孩子们所做的许多牺牲!
Oh! It just became a holiday...
这天将成为一个节日
Yes, exactly 是的, 完全正确
And Anna Reeves Jarvis spent the rest of her life urging people 
to drop the show and pomp around the festival. 
Anna Reeves Jarvis用她的一生呼吁人们一起来庆祝母亲节
Wow... Her whole life?
哇, 她用一辈子啊?
Yes. You know 是的
she did not even marry
她甚至没有结婚
and dedicated herself to the cause completely
一生投入这项事业
Just in honour of the lovely mothers all around the world. 
只是为了纪念世界各地可爱的母亲。
You know, Tia
Tomorrow I will not go anywhere
你知道的, 我明天哪儿都不去了
Let’s stay at home and plan a great day for mom
让我们待在家里,为妈妈计划一个美好的一天
We’ll not let her do any work and will pamper her
我们不会让她做任何家务,并会呵护她
like the way she pamper us every single day 
就像她每天呵护我们一样
That’s a brilliant plan Tofu 这是一个很棒的计划
Then, let us also buy a few things for breakfast 
然后,我们再买几样东西作为早餐
and we can make her a delicious breakfast in bed!
我们可以让她在床上享用美味的早餐!
Yes! Let’s do that!
是! 让我们来行动吧!


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简单的答案是:“像母语为英语的人一样思考。”