10 Ways To Impress Your Mum On Mother’s Day.
Mother’s Day is your opportunity to impress mum and show her how much you care. Take a look at these great ways to impress your mum on Mother’s Day if you want to make her feel truly special this year.
1. Make a card.
Handmade cards always tug at the heartstrings more than shop-bought ones. Get creative with coloured paper, stencils, glitter and glue to make your mum a card that will make her laugh or smile. For inspiration, take a look at these impressive cards featuring pressed flowers, embroidery and paper cut-outs here.
2. Say it with poetry.
Do you have a good sense of rhythm and a rhyming thesaurus? Whether you do or don’t, it’s time to put pen to paper to express how much your mum means to you. Your poem doesn’t have to be overly long or a work of literary genius; all that matters is that it comes from your heart.
3. Give flowers… but not just any flowers.
Flowers are a typical mother’s day gift, but don’t just grab the nearest bouquet on your way to your mum’s house. Find out her favourite flower and colour and use that information to order a stunning bouquet that she’ll really appreciate.
4. Give green gifts that last.
The problem with cut flowers is that they die quickly. Consider taking a trip to your nearest garden center to buy seeds for your mother to plant out, or a houseplant that can live happily in her home for years to come. Choose an attractive terracotta plant pot to house your purchase, and wrap some ribbon around it for presentation.
5. Remind her of happy memories.
Photo albums and photo books make wonderful presents for loved ones. Collect together photographs of your family, get them professionally printed, and arrange them into a beautifully presented album. Alternatively, there are many online companies that will allow you to design your own photo book, which they will print and send to you or your mother.
6. Be chef for the day.
Does your mum spend a lot of time preparing meals for other people? Let her take the weight off her feet and be waited on for a day. Starting with pancakes for breakfast, put your culinary skills to work by creating a day’s worth of mouth-watering meals for mum to enjoy. Don’t forget to do the washing up and leave the kitchen clean.
7. Take her out.
Forget any thoughts you might have about it being uncool to be seen at the cinema with your mum. Going to the cinema together can be a great Mother’s Day treat, particularly if there’s a film she wants to see but no-one prepared to go with her. Maybe you’ll have to sit through a couple of hours of a film you wouldn’t usually watch, but it’s worth it to make your mum feel special.
8. Let her pamper herself.
Even if you can’t be there in person, you can still make sure your mother takes some time out for herself. Look for spas and beauty salons close to your mother’s home that offer gift vouchers. A massage, pedicure, or even a full day of pampering will help even the most stressed-out mother to relax.
9. Tell her you love her.
Nothing means as much to a mother as the simple words, “I love you, Mum.” If you’re not in the habit of telling your mum you love her, Mother’s Day is the perfect time to start.
10. Throw a surprise party.
If your siblings are scattered all over the country, or even if they live locally but never have time to meet up, a surprise family gathering is sure to delight your mum. Invite everyone over and have them decorate the house with Mother’s Day banners and bunting, while you meet your mother and lead her to the house. She’ll be delighted to see family members she wasn’t expecting, and impressed at your organisational skills.
Whatever you do to impress your mum this Mother’s Day, do it in style.
Lee Hill writes and blogs for a number of UK party supplies companies and when not at his computer writing he can be found out socialising with family and friends.