With Mother’s Day approaching this weekend, you might be brainstorming some ways to treat your mom to a special day and let her know you care. Flowers, chocolates or cooking her a nice meal are all great ideas, but if you want to bring something unique to the table this year, I’ve put together some ideas for you.
Subscription Boxes: One of the best new things in gift-giving is subscription boxes. The idea itself has been around for years, but more recently, the options have become almost endless. You used to be able to purchase options like wine and meat, but now you can choose anything from paper goods to beauty products, camping supplies to vegan snack options, and everything in between. This is a great gift for mom because its more than a one time treat; it’s a way to remind her monthly how much you love her!
Family Pictures: If you have a sentimental mom, getting her a nice album or picture frames filled with images is a great way to show her your love. My mom is always forgetting to update the pictures around her house, so this is a nice way to remind her that you don’t have a bowl cut or wear acid wash jeans anymore! It’s also a great way for her to have mementos around the house to remind her how much you care.
Shopping: Maybe your mom likes to spend her money on others, or is forever spending those holiday gift cards on needs, rather than wants. If this reminds you of your mom, why not get her a gift card for her favourite clothing store. That way, she can’t use it for groceries or something, and you can convince her to update her wardrobe a little. This is another fun way for her to get use out of her gift and be reminded of you!
Time: If all else fails or the budget is a little tight, the best gift you can give your mom is time. Spending time with your family is the best way to show them you love them, and it’s the nicest way to give them a reminder of how much you care. Physical gifts are always nice but you can’t get time back, so it’s important to spend time with people while you can.