Things To Do This Mother’s Day

Things To Do This Mother’s Day

It’s almost that time again – Mother’s Day. This Mother’s Day show your appreciation and love to your mother particularly by acknowledging this important day. Give the woman who takes care of everyone else an evening that’s all about her.

Who says we need to only celebrate moms on Mother’s Day? Mother figures, mentors, constantly give you fruits — it’s a good time to remind people in your life that they are important to you. It’s time to honor mothers and motherhood by doing something special on this day.

Moms work hard and love their families, managing a million caring details. Most of those details go unnoticed. The thing they want is for all their love and hard work to be noticed and appreciated. This is something that should be done every day, but especially on Mother’s Day.

Try to think about the top 5 things that give her stress and just do them. Listen to her the week before Mother’s Day. Take notes about the things she complains about or makes her upset. Make your Mom feel cared for and loved on this special day.

Your mom would love whatever you made no matter what, you still don’t want to give her something you’re not proud of. Showing your mom some appreciation doesn’t have to cost a fortune. You can arrange a lot of things yourself which your mother will love as it will be filled with lots of love.

Create an herb garden for her

With Mother’s Day coming up, this DIY kitchen herb garden would be a lovely gift for a mom who loves to cook. Before starting your herb planter, think of a flavor profile or theme that Mom would like. We in India love to use coriander, mint, tulsi, ajwain, curry leaves, fenugreek in food and these can easily be grown in an Indian herb garden which your mother will love.

A day free of duty

Our moms and wives work hard every day, they have everything rush to their brains at once, including all the things they feel responsible for having to do with the kids, the house, and perhaps their job. It’s probably going be too impossible for them to unplug mentally from those duties, but take on whatever you can whenever you can that day. Make her day free from duties and stress and let her enjoy the day.

Let her sleep in

It’s so simple, yet such an effective way of having someone start the day on the right foot. Make sure the bedroom is dark, the house is quiet, and you have coffee ready when she finally wakes up from her beauty sleep.

Clean Up

Let’s start her day by creating a clean, beautiful space for your mom to enjoy her day in. Do the dishes, fold the laundry, wipe down the counters, and declutter so everything feels calm and organized. It might not be an especially glamorous gift, but it’s one that will be appreciated.

Cook a special meal!

Your mother has fed you for the whole life so why not choose the day to give back your mother feel special. Serve her breakfast in bed and let her enjoy the day without any chores to do. If you don’t know how to cook then plan a simple family recipe or learn something from YouTube, it will be the most thoughtful way of showing your appreciation to her. What matters is it’ll be a meal made with love.

Shopping spree and lunch

If your mother enjoys nothing more than a day at the mall and lunch at her favorite eatery, this will delight her and give her something to look forward to.

Photo session

Giving the gift of a photo session is so much more than pictures. If you give your significant other or mother a photo session, you’re giving them the gift of inclusion. Let the special mom in your life, dress up, feel beautiful, and be snuggled by the little ones that she dedicates so much of her life to.

Plan a weekend adventure or a picnic!

If your mom is a little more on the adventurous side (lucky you!), play into that as you think about the perfect Mother’s Day gift for her. Pack a basket (or cooler) full of your favorite fruits, snacks, and desserts, grab a comfy picnic blanket and drive to your mom’s favorite spot.

Whether that is the beach, a mountain top, or your backyard, there is just something special about sitting on a blanket and munching on yummy finger food.

Play games together

It will be weird to let your mom spend her Mother’s Day alone without kids. So, take some time out of your busy schedule for your mom, they always want to have a fun day with their kids, but they don’t want to have to plan it or execute it. Give it some thought and plan some game or fun activity to make it a fun day for mom.

Surprise-visit her!

If you are living far away and not able to meet your mother frequently then visit her. Again, this gift can be kind of expensive but the look on your mom’s face when you show up on her doorstep on Mother’s Day unannounced – that is truly priceless.

This Mother’s Day, show your mom how special she is by doing something that was thought up just for her. We’re not saying it’ll make you the family favorite…but it could definitely help your chances.

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Simmi Kamboj is the Founder and Administrator of Ritiriwaz, your one-stop guide to Indian Culture and Tradition. She had a passion for writing about India's lifestyle, culture, tradition, travel, and is trying to cover all Indian Cultural aspects of Daily Life.