As May approaches, so too does Mother's Day, offering children a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the mothers in their lives. And with this celebration often comes visits, bouquets of flowers and brunch reservations and though those are fun ways to celebrate, they're not exactly out of the ordinary. Perhaps, this year, why not surprise your mother with something she'll never expect while you create unforgettable memories.
Unique gift ideas for Mother's Day
Take her on an adventure. Figure out something the mother you are celebrating enjoys doing but rarely takes the time to do for herself. Maybe treat her to an hour long massage followed by a yoga class, or perhaps take her on a hike where she can relax with nature. The point is to take her on an adventure and give her a unique experience with you right by her side. Tell her you're picking her up and nothing more, leaving the day to be a surprise. And bring along a personalized mug for her filled with her favorite coffee or tea!
Surprise her with a home-cooked meal. Perhaps your mother was the one always doing the cooking, whether it was while you were growing up or hosting the family functions, or maybe she never cooked at all but always ate out. Regardless, instead of making the regular restaurant reservation for Mother's Day, why not have her over and let her be Queen for a Day as you do the cooking while she sips a glass of bubbles and relaxes (with her grandchildren, perhaps?)
Give her your time and undivided attention. Most of the time, mothers don't care what you do for them but that you are simply there, spending time with them. It's easy to get swept up in the minutia of your life and forget that she's a part of it. Why not take this day to pick up your mother and treat her to a quality cup of her favorite coffee and tea and just talk? Talk about her and ask about her; who knows, you may even learn a thing or two!
Start your planning soon because Mother's Day falls on Sunday, May 12th, 2019. Have fun!