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8 Ways To Show Your Love During Mother's Day


Top view of a family sleeping in bed together

Top view of a family sleeping in bed together by iakovenko, 123RF


Mother's Day is fast approaching, and it's time to show the woman who raised you some major love and appreciation!


But here's the thing, you shouldn't just treat your mom like a queen on this one day of the year. She deserves your love and respect every day.


So, whether you're planning a surprise gift or a fun day out, there are tons of ways to make this day special for your momma.


And we've got you covered with eight awesome ideas that will make her feel like the queen she truly is.


Let's dive in!


 

Spend quality time together

A family celebrating Mother's day by gifting gifts and flowers

A family celebrating Mother's day by gifting gifts and flowers by evgenyatamanenko, 123RF


There's something so special about spending quality time with the ones we hold dear, and Mother's Day is the perfect occasion to do just that.


Why not plan an activity or outing that your mother absolutely adores?


Whether it's a relaxing walk through the park, an artsy visit to the museum, or a day soaking up the sun at the beach, it'll be a great time to bond.


Trust us, this is the kind of gift that will keep on giving!


 

Give a thoughtful gift

A daughter surprising  her mom for Mother's day

A daughter surprising her mom for Mother's day by milkos, 123RF


A heartfelt present is a wonderful way to show your mother just how much she means to you.


But, choosing the perfect gift can be tough. You want to pick something that reflects her unique interests or fulfills her needs.


Think about a book by her favorite author, a classy piece of jewelry, or a cozy sweater to keep her warm and stylish.


Perhaps something with a DIY element, such as a batch of her favorite cookies or a photo album filled with precious memories.


These thoughtful gestures will make your gift stand out and show your mother that you put in the extra effort to make her feel special.


At the same time, you can also test yourself to see how well you know your own mother.


 

Cook her favorite meal or treat

Mother and her children cooking together in the kitchen

Mother and her children cooking together in the kitchen by alessandrobiascioli, 123RF


They say the way to someone's heart is through their stomach, and let’s be real, this definitely applies to our moms.


So why not plan a delightful surprise for your mother by cooking up her favorite meal or treating her to her most beloved dessert?


Or if you have the budget, take her out to a fancy restaurant she's been dying to visit.


Trust us, not only will she savor every delicious bite, but she'll also feel cherished knowing that you’ve put in great effort to make her feel special.


 

Do something helpful

Mother and daughter doing laundry together

Mother and daughter doing laundry together by skawee, 123RF


Moms are always looking out for everyone else, so why not show her some love by taking a chore or two off her plate?


Offer to change her car’s set of tyres, tackle the laundry, or handle errands she's been meaning to get to.


This simple gesture will go a long way in making your mom feel appreciated and loved.


Just imagine the relief on her face when she finds out her car has already been taken to be serviced.


 

Tell her you love her

A mother kissing her daughter on the forehead

A mother kissing her daughter on the forehead by diignat, 123RF

Undoubtedly, actions speak louder than words, but sometimes, the best way to show your love is through words themselves.


A simple “I love you” can go a long way in making your mother feel appreciated and valued, especially if you don’t usually tell her that.


As cliche as it sounds, life is short and our parents are getting older every day – tell your loved ones you love them.


 

Take a trip down memory lane

Mother and son looking back at old pictures together

Mother and son looking back at old pictures together by poppypix, 123RF


Instead of showering her with elaborate gifts and calling it a day, why not look through some old family photos and home videos?


Reminisce about old times and shared memories. Who knows, you might even discover some old stories you’ve never heard before.


Make a cup of tea, settle in with your mom (and perhaps the rest of the family), and take a stroll down memory lane.


Sometimes, the simplest activities can be the most meaningful.


 

Practice self-care together

Mother and daughter enjoying a spa day together

Mother and daughter enjoying a spa day together by sofiiashunkina, 123RF


When was the last time your mom had a nice day of relaxation and pampering?


Spend the day doing relaxing activities together. Treat her to a spa day, get a massage together, or even an evening attending a hot yoga class.


Not only will your mom feel appreciated and cherished, but you'll also get to bond over some much-needed rest and relaxation.


 

Say "thank you" in a handwritten letter

A mother's day letter with roses by amirage

A mother's day letter with roses by amirage, 123RF


What happened to the good old days when handwritten letters were a thing?


Write your heartfelt thoughts and gratitude for your mom in a nice, handwritten letter.


Let her know how much you appreciate the sacrifices she made, the times she's been there for you, and the love she's shown you throughout your life.


A heartfelt thank you can go a long way in making your mother feel appreciated and loved.


It's the simplest way to show her that you don't take her for granted and that she means the world to you.


 

Happy Mother’s Day!


In short, Mother's Day is a time to honor the incredible woman who brought you into this world and raised you into the person you are today.


Remember that the love and gratitude you show on this special day can continue throughout the year.


Don't hesitate to let your mother know how much she means to you, not just on Mother's Day, but every day.


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