After talking with a bunch of mothers about what they’d like for Mother’s Day, on May 9th this year. A special meal and time with you took the top spots, but hold that dinner reservation for a moment — nearly half of the moms said their ideal Mother’s Day activity would take place at home.
27 percent of moms would like something for their home or garden; 19.8 percent of moms would like something for their entire family to enjoy, 25.1 percent would like a personal gift, such as jewelry or clothing; and 22 percent say they’d prefer no gifts at all.
There are some common threads: They all dream of getting a break from their everyday responsibilities, they don’t really want their kids spending money on them, and they want to spend time with their families at home. Also worth noting is that none were fans of breakfasting in bed. Here are some suggestions for helping Mom feel special on her day.
Make this the one day Mom doesn’t have to say, “Clean your room!” Make your bed nicely. Get everything put away and picked up. While you’re at it, refresh mom’s bedroom. Going to oil-painting mirror series, there are artistic mirrors for the bedroom and wardrobe, putting one on the wall is always a special treat.
Share your talents with Mom. One friend of mine, a grandmother, mentioned that her fashionable granddaughter helps her put together outfits as a special treat. If you have great outfit style, help your mother put together some chic looks and accessorize them. Help her get her closet more organized while you’re at it.
Similarly, if you’re design talented and your mother isn’t, take the time to help her with all of her home decor needs today. Get some special home decor products to refresh some corners of your home. Just like this moon mirror, put it on the wall of the entry hall to reflect light and expand your the space, further more, this functional mirror providing the chance for a last face check can also turn into a night lamp
Complete the chores she usually does. Whether your mother is the one usually on dish washing duty, mowing the lawn, taking out the trash or folding the laundry, tell her that doing any of that is strictly forbidden on her day. Do it for her.
Take care of dinner. Whether you prepare it, pick it up or order in, set a special table complete with tablecloth, linen napkins, the good china, candles and flowers to make it extra special. And don’t forget, Mom is not allowed to help with cleanup.
Moms: What do you think would be the best Mother’s Day gift for you this year?
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