Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Whether it's your mom, wife, sister, or best friend, everyone knows an amazing mother that deserves recognition 365 days out of the year. Mothers' Day is the one day that we actually pay respect specifically to all the hard work it takes to be a mom. Folks may be grateful for their moms all year round, but let's be honest moms deserve to be especially appreciated on this day in a special way
You don't have to spend lots of money. That's the thing about moms – they appreciate the thought behind gifts and gestures, not the monetary value. If you want to make a true impact, make sure you do at least one of these three things this upcoming holiday.
A Token of Appreciation
Moms love to come home to little things that show you were thinking of them. Pick flowers for her, make her favorite dessert, or have a little Mothers' Day bear waiting for her. It shows that you were being thoughtful and will make her smile.
A Personal Acknowledgement
We know that store bought cards are common and lack that personalized touch . Save money on a card. Better yet, write a note expressing gratitude to a special mom. Use specific examples of how great she is at her role. Instead of saying "you're so loving," tell her that her kids will someday be so grateful when they realize how hard she looked for those concert tickets they wanted. She'll keep the note forever. Then she will realize that the little things she does, really are noticed and appreciated.
Nothing is more valuable to a mother than something that gives her the chance to relax. Clean the house, mow the lawn, send her off to a spa, or offer to take the kids so she can go on a date with her husband. Do something that gives her the chance to have a day to herself, doing what she likes… you have no idea how much this means to a mother!