Why Should You Celebrate Your Mother?
A mother is our universe, that’s what she is! She is the one who has always remembered your wants and needs and has created some of the best memories of your life. Always dedicated to the happiness of her family, a mother is said to be the symbol of unconditional love, so, it’s only apt that her day should be celebrated with much aplomb.
It doesn’t matter whether you can get a gift for your mother or not, celebrate the entire day with her. Try planning your whole day out with her in mind, that’s the least you can do for a person who has brought you into this world and has been taking care of you ever since.
How to Woo Your Mother on Her Day?
A mother is the first special woman in everyone’s life, so, the best that you can do for is to treat her with courtesy and kindness that she so deserves. Take out a little time to think and prepare on what you plan to do for your mother on Mother’s Day.
Taking Her Out for an Outing
Mother’s Day is all about your mother, so, note that whatever you plan to do, make sure that it is something that she enjoys.
If your mother happens to be an antique lover, you can take her out to a flea market. If she is the adventurous type, then, you can take her out for a hike or if she is more towards the cultural side, then, you can go for a play or concert.
That being said, you can also take her out to a family outing, like a theme park or family picnic, no matter what you do, make sure that it’s totally worth it.
Making a Recipe Book for Her
If your mother loves cooking, then, how about making her a recipe book? Include all of the recipes that you have enjoyed over the years, you can even add your family and friends’ favourites too, the choice is yours.
Besides adding the recipes, you can add photos of your family and maybe, your friends too, enjoying the dishes that your mother have made alongside the recipes. Trust us, doing so will make the recipe book a bit more personal.
You can even make copies of your mother’s recipes for your family members so that your mother will know that her culinary recipes will continue to be passed along.
Helping Her with a Project
Has your mother been trying to accomplish something but simply didn’t get the time to do so? Now is a perfect time.
On Mother’s Day, consider helping out your mom by lending her a helping hand to complete the project once and for all. If she has been planning to plant a garden, try helping her out by picking out some seeds, all you need to do is to put on your gloves and get to spade!
If she has been thinking of redecorating a room, then you can help her out by shopping for furniture, painting the walls, and hanging up art.
Lastly, make sure to ask your mother to supervise the project, after all, everything should be according to her. Support her efforts and try consulting with her on what way you can help her with.
Giving Her a Day Off
Sometimes, the best gift that you can get for your mother on Mother’s Day is to give her some free time so that she can enjoy whatever she wants to her heart’s content, though, don’t forget to make sure to take care of any obligations that she might have for the day.
Say, for instance, if you have siblings, why not volunteer to babysit them while gets to enjoy herself for the day?
In times, it’s also a good idea to let your mother sleep because being a mother is hard work. If that’s the case, try not to wake her up in the morning and consider bringing up her breakfast in bed when she wakes up.
Helping Her with a Chore That She Usually Does
Consider asking your mother to take a break from work and take care of the routine tasks like cleaning, doing laundry and such, you will be happy to know that your mother will appreciate this gesture of yours.
This doesn’t mean that you will only help your mother only on Mother’s Day, consider asking her every now and then, she will really appreciate it.
Best Gifts to Give Your Mother on Mother's Day that She Will Always Love & Remember
1. Maybelline New York Waterproof Eye Kit
Is your mother is a bit on the stylish side? Then, you can’t go wrong with this Maybelline New York Waterproof Eye Kit. Trust us, this kit will be a perfect match to your requirement!
Priced at just Rs. 1,125 at nykaa.com, the kit consists of the following:
- Maybelline Volume Express Hyper Curl Mascara: This waterproof mascara, unlike other mascaras, helps in producing and retaining a beautiful curl of the eyelashes along with volume. It helps in retaining the curl for at least 18 hours due to the presence of its unique ‘curl lock formula’ which also helps in the prevention of smudging or smearing.
- Maybelline New York Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner – Black: This gel eyeliner is one of a kind in the market. Consisting of a dark pigmented smudge-proof gel formula, it can dramatize any eyes like nobody's business!
- Maybelline New York Colossal Kajal Super Black: How can an Eye kit from Maybelline not consist of one of their most liked product, ‘Colossal Kajal Super Black’? Enriched with black pigments, it assures to give the greatest intensity of black compared to any other kajal in the market.
2. One Moment in Time Floor Lamp
This Mother’s Day, gift your mother something which would remind her of you. The One Moment In Time Floor Lamp by the White Teak Company is an opulent floor lamp which consists of a metal base and a ball which has a matte gold finish held by an intelligently fabricated matt black metal frame. The shade consists of an intricately woven fabric which is black on the outside and gold on the inside.
Priced at a reasonable rate of Rs. 19,950 at whiteteak.com, this floor lamp which stands at a majestic height of 74 inches (shade height of 11 inches + total lamp height of 63 inches) is sure to astound her by its minimalistic design.
3. Floral Ball Coloured Stone Studs
If you are on the lookout for accessories made of gold to gift your mother on Mother’s Day, the floral ball coloured stone by PNG Jewellers is one of the perfect gifts you can give her.
These pair of earrings are made of 14-carat gold and is encrusted by a blue stone. As the colour blue symbolizes trust, it would amount to a perfect gift which would bring back memories which she can cherish.
Priced at Rs. 5,176, its height and width are both are about 7 mm. It is neither too gaudy nor very minimalistic, perfect for any mother!
4. PNG Gold, EDP Spray for Women
This Mother’s Day, make your mother feel special by gifting her the EDP spray by PNG Gold. It not only looks regal but also smells great.
Priced at Rs. 2,000 at pngadgil.com, the Eau de Parfum is made of essential oils which are known to eliminate body odour. Coming to the fragrance notes, the top note consists of Bergamot and Mandarine, the Heart Note consists of Passion Fruit, Peach and Apricot and the Base Note consists of Patchouli, Vanilla, Chocolate, and Caramel.
As Eau de Parfums are known to lock the fragrance due to their concentration and keep the body odour in check, this is a perfect buy for your mom if she is a fan of perfumes.
5. Malako Royale King Size Cotton Bed Sheet
The Royale Printed 100% cotton king size bed sheet by Malako would be a perfect gift to your mom if she is into home décor and is a fan of subtle. This bed sheet set consists of 3 things - one bedsheet of the dimensions 275 cm X 275 cm and 2 pillow covers of the dimensions 46 cm x 69 cm + 5 cm each.
Priced at Rs. 2,835 at malako-india.com, they are a good buy as they are pure cotton and will make one feel very much comfortable and want to go to bed at the end of a tiring day.
Your mom will definitely love this as she is sure to get a good night’s sleep due to the immense relaxation she would get whenever she lies down to sleep and will be very grateful to you!
6. Amazfit Arc Fitness Tracker
This Mother's Day, gift your mom something which would improve and keep check of her health instead of sweets and junk food as she is becoming old and health is the major concern at the moment.
Amazfit has come up with this heart rate and sleep tracker with OLED touchscreen. Priced at Rs. 3,199 at furper.com it automatically tracks heart rate, steps, distance, calories, and sleep quality. The Lithium-polymer battery has a capacity of 70 mAh which would last until 20 days without a requirement arising for it to be charged. It is made to be water and dust resistant. It also comes enriched with other features such as vibrating alerts for incoming calls and alarms with an OLED touchscreen.
7. Key & Diamond Mirror
Want to surprise your mom by jazzing up her home décor? You have come to the right place!
Priced at just Rs. 6,992, Bent Chair presents to you this unique mirror shaped in the form of an elegant key and diamond. It would work both as an amazing wall décor collectable as well as a mirror.
Who would not want to add up a little glam quotient, we say? At Bent Chair, they believe in the usage of 304 grade SS for metal furniture as it is rust and corrosion proof. It will definitely add classic charm to a modern eclectic space and is sure to bring a smile upon your mother’s face.
8. Mahtab Handblock Print Cotton Bath Robe
Pamper your mother this Mother’s Day by gifting her a unique Mahtab hand block print cotton bathrobe by Pink Lay. She is sure to get astounded by the beauty of the Turkish block prints.
Priced at Rs. 2,499, this free sized bathrobes will give a zen-like feeling upon wearing them due to their intricately beautiful motifs and help her to loosen up after a hard day's work. The theme of the design is flora and fauna which is very pleasant to look at. It is hand printed on traditional cotton waffle fabric and is pleasant to look at itself!
9. Exfoliating Bath Soaps
Want to beat the heat by gifting something which would complement the weather to your mom on Mother's Day? The Bombay Shaving Company has exactly what you want. Their exfoliating bath soaps are 100% natural and handmade.
Available at bombayshavingcompany.com and priced at Rs. 545, these soaps come in a set of 4 flavours of 100g each:
- Refreshing bath soap: Consists of Menthol and Poppy Seeds.
- Deep cleansing bath soap: Consists of Charcoal and Coffee granules.
- Oil control bath soap: Consists of Oatmeal and Tea extracts.
- Moisturizing bath soap: Consists of Shea Butter and Coconut Husk.
10. Queen's Bijoux Cutlery Set
This Mother's Day, make your mother feel regal by gifting her the Queen's Bijoux Cutlery Set by Tasse De The(TDT).
Priced at Rs. 3,600, the five-piece cutlery set consists of a steak knife, dinner spoon, dinner fork, and dessert spoon. It is made of stainless steel and is polished to give the royal look.
Though not very safe to use these products in a microwave but they are quite safe to use in the dishwasher and the refrigerator. Your dinner table will turn out to look more elegant with these on them and your mom is sure to enjoy it!
The Simplest Gesture Can Make Your Mom's Day
Your mother is going to love whatever you give to her, no matter what! This mother's day, along with getting some gifts, give her the day off, arrange a little party for her or take her out for a small trip but what's going to stand out is the small gestures such as helping her in her chores and such. Nothing matters more for mothers than their child's love and support for them!