It is believed that a US woman named Anna Jaivis expressed a desire to hold a memorial after her death. Thus to fulfil her last wish, her daughter had a memorial ceremony to honour her after her death on May 10, 1908. Since then, the tradition of celebrating Mother’s Day started on every first Sunday of May to honour all the efforts and sacrifices of a mother for her children.
Here are some good ways to make our mothers feel special.
1. Greet her with sincerity
Greet her with sincerity Mothers appreciate even the simplest things on earth, as long as it comes from you. She doesn’t expect a branded handbag or an expensive trip from you. All she desires is a reward for all her efforts for your best upbringing. Make sure that to the world, your persona reflects that brightly. Always be sincere and genuine to Her and others to show that a queen raises you. That would be the most significant gift for a mother if her kid is sincere towards her and is appreciated for their kindness by others.
2. Gift her a passion
Gift her a passion of her dreams Right from the moment a child is born, a mother’s desires and passions take a backseat. She gets so occupied in her new role of motherhood that she forgets she is a human first and has all the right to fulfil her wishes. Make her believe the same. Gift her a master class or workshop on her favourite passion, which she must have regretted to you many times for not being able to pursue. Introduce her to her younger self with now you being her best friend.
3. Apologize and give her a warm hug and kiss –
Remember when you frustrated your mother being cranky in your childhood? Or still now when she gets tensed due to your problems. Apologize and give her a warm and tender hug for all those bad times she suffered being a good mother. Thank her fondly for consoling you and being by your side when you needed her, hiding her tears. Pay her gratitude on this Mother’s Day. She will never forget the way you surprised her to this day.
4. Surprise her with your new achievement –
Motherhood is all about catering to all the needs and demands of children. Those sleepless nights and hard labour pains indeed bring turmoil. But all this she tackles with a smile expecting that her kid will turn out to be a successful person. So if you are lucky enough to get a promotion or have a favourable exam result coming up or be rewarded with a prize or medals in any activity, surprise her with it on this Mother’s Day. Believe it, she would be on cloud-9 and consider herself a ‘super mom’. Many of us forget that the best gift to our mothers is ‘ourselves’.
5. Pamper her the way she Pampers you –
Gone are those days when a mother was supposed to look like a typical stereotype lady. Now mid-aged women are experimenting with their looks and trying all the upcoming new trends. Appreciate these efforts. Take her shopping and make her try all the latest stuff available. Spend a whole day at a luxury salon and spa together. Get her a spa and a new makeover and cherish that beautiful smile on her beautiful face enjoying all this.
6. Gather the entire family for her
Has it been a while since the whole family was together? Make an effort to bring all your siblings together and celebrate Mother’s Day! Do that, and you will have the happiest mom in the world.
7. Surprise decorate the house
We all know how our mothers are finicky regarding home cleanliness and placing things in the right place. Do that, and she won’t feel more special in any other way. Also, decorate her room with fresh flowers and balloons. Bring self-cooked breakfast for her on the bed or bake a cake for your mom. Either way, this would mean a LOT to her.