A Melbourne primacy school is being criticised for ditching Mother’s Day celebrations.
Moonee Ponds West primary school has announced it would “not be holding a Mother’s Day” in a newsletter sent out last week.
The principal said a “more inclusive” celebration would take place instead – “International Day Of Families”.
'This year we will not be holding a Mother's Day stall at Moonee Ponds West,' Jeff Lyon said in the newsletter, the Daily Mail reports.
'I believe celebrating International Day of Families is a more inclusive way of celebrating the richness, diversity and complexity of living and loving as a family in the modern world.'
But the decision has been slammed by some social media users.
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