7 Ways to Make this Mother’s Day Great
Mother’s Day is less than a month away. This year, instead of the same old flowers and dinner out at her favorite restaurant, put the extra effort into making this a Mother’s Day to remember.
- Give the day a theme. Is there a city mom has always loved? How about a movie or TV show that’s a borderline obsession? Make the day a little extra special by giving it a theme. If mom loves Paris, perhaps start her day with some delicious croissants while you and the kids wear berets. The options for adding little touches of her favorite things are endless.
- Break out the home movies. If there is one thing every mom has in common, it’s that she LOVES to reminisce and look at old photos and videos. Mother’s Day is the perfect time to pull out the old home movies and have your own special viewing party. Make it even more fun by giving mom some popcorn and her favorite candy, tell her to sit back and relax and surprise her when the stars of this blockbuster are her very own family.
- Help her start a hobby. Is there something you’ve always heard your mom say she wished she could do? Something like painting, playing an instrument or even learning a new language? This Mother’s Day, give mom the extra push she needs to stop dreaming and start doing. Buy her the supplies she needs or sign her up for a class that can help her pursue a new passion.
- Give her an extended spa day. A gift card to a local spa is a classic gift that can never go wrong. But how about amping it up just a little more? Head down to your local beauty store or the spa itself and have them help you put together a pampering basket full of items mom can use to pamper herself with over and over again.
- Take her picture. If you look through your phone and check social media, you’ll probably notice tons of pictures of the kids, but how many are there of mom herself? On Mother’s Day, make a point to take her picture! Even better? Surprise her with a professional photography session (for a different day of course… she’ll want time to get camera ready).
- Give her some alone time. Time with the family is great and important, but how about making Mother’s Day a day she can spend with herself? Take the kids off for a few hours and let her spend some alone time at home. A few uninterrupted hours in the house is most likely something she hasn’t had in a very long time.
- Make the pampering last a little longer. Homemade coupons are a super cute idea that have tons of templates online. They can be filled out any way that you want. Make one she can turn in for a few hours of guaranteed alone time or a coupon that guarantees five homemade meals by you. Whatever will help her extend her special day even more and remind her that it’s important to take care of herself just as well as she takes care of her family every day.