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Monday, May 6, 2013
Five Special Mother's Day Ideas
traditional Mother's Day gifts are most likely flowers, candy and a
That's what I usually give my mama. She expects me to
bring her a couple of hanging pots of petunias or geraniums. Since
she loves flowers, it's a perfect gift.
year, however, I'm going to do something extra. Even though I'm not
a mom myself, these five ideas seem pretty special to me.
– Everyone wants to spend time with the people they love. Set
aside a day or a few hours to do something with your mom and let her
choose the activity. Even if it's just drinking iced tea on the
porch, make the experience fun and relaxing.
– Look around and notice what needs to be done around her house.
Painting, mowing, weeding, a leaky faucet, moving furniture, or just
regular housework. Don't make a big production out of it, just do
– No mother would turn down a day of shoe shopping or a cute pair
of shoes, no matter if they're 4 inch heels or comfy house slippers.
– Scan a few photos of the family, vacation pictures, or outdoor
shots around her home. Mount them in pretty frames and help her
decide where to display them.
LIST – Write a list of the special qualities she has, things
she's taught you, why you appreciate her, fun times you've shared,
and what you love about her. Put it in a frame or write it into a
small notebook that she can keep with her.
With all these ideas, throw in a little laughter and a few hugs. You'll touch her heart and bring her joy!
those of you who are moms, have a fabulous Mother's Day!