09 May, 2017

10 best Mother's day gift Ideas

I don't celebrate Mother's day as I believe, we should love and respect our mom always and there need not be a specific day to express our gratitude towards them.

My respect towards my mother doubled after I became a mother myself. Going through labor, many sleepless nights to take care of baby, cooking, feeding and taking care of family with self-less-ness, keeping the family as priority over her friends/ work/her hobbies, Wishing and blessing children for their happy life even after their marriage, supporting the children during childbirth, giving strength to kids during tough times, striving hard to help children and grandchildren even though nearing the old age - how can we even repay for whatever she has done to us?

While I am writing this post, I feel very bad about myself being away from my mother and being not able to visit or help her.

Here is a list of gifts that I suggest which are more practical for any mom:

1. No - Cooking day

You know me and how much I hate cooking, so obviously, this comes as my top gift suggestion. Even if your mom loves cooking, Isn't it good to surprise her by preparing a meal for her? Think about it:-)

2. Give her your Time

Do you know what is more precious in this world? It's TIME. If you love someone, you give your time to that person. Why don't you give her a surprise visit if you are not staying with your mom and chitchat while having a meal or browse your family albums and reminisce good old days?

3. A mom and daughter shopping trip

Whether it is window shopping or serious shopping, take your mom and have fun shopping. When was the last time you went on a shopping spree with your mom?

4. A dinner date

Plan a meal with mom in a fancy restaurant and talk freely and heartily enjoying the lunch or dinner. What say? Do you want to give another twist to this treat? Arrange a dinner date to your mom and dad as a gift. cool?

5. Pamper her in a spa

Take her for a spa treatment/ body massage/ sauna bath. Even a relaxing pedicure will relief her.

6. Rekindle her hobbies

Does your mom love books/ gardening/ enjoy painting? Think of a personal gift to make her enjoy her favorite hobby.

7. Handmade greeting card and fresh flowers

Nothing can beat a personalized handmade card. Try your painting skills and surprise her along with fresh flowers.

8. A movie night

When was the last time you watched a movie together munching popcorn? Arrange a movie night at home or go to a movie theater together.

9. Bring life to old memories

Search for old photos, print them as collage and frame it. Surprise her with this nostalgic gift.

10. A gift

Last, but not the least. Think about some lovely gift options like a gift card, a watch, a saree/ dress or some fancy jewelry.

Make the gift as personal as possible.

How do you like these ideas? Do let me know in the comments.

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Until next time,

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  1. I loved your list Ramya. I agree Time is the most important thing and most precious gifts for our moms. Thanks a lot for linking up with #MMM. Can u pls follow other rules to participate in the contest too?

    1. Thanks Deepa. Enjoyed participating in the contest.

  2. nice gift ideas Mahathy, The gift is what I am thinking of, My mom lives far away from me so a surprise gift would be great for her.

    1. That would be a great surprise Menaka

  3. Great ideas for Mothers day gift .I specially liked the idea about a no cooking day and spa date with mommy .Thank you for writing with us for #Monday Mommy moments

    1. No cooking is my favourite too. My pleasure to participate in the linkup Amrita

  4. This is a superb list and i specially like the idea of No Cooking and so agree with Time point for moms. Time is the most precious gift for our moms.

    1. Glad that you agree with me Meenakshi.

  5. Nice gifts:) Moms are precious.
    Happy Mother's Day in advance!


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