Some moms are easy to shop for, while others make it a little bit harder every time Mother’s Day rolls around. If your mother falls firmly in the second category, try one of these foolproof Mother’s Day gift ideas to show her how much you care.
For many, diamonds are a mother’s best friend. Think about it this way: jewelry is beautiful and moms are beautiful, too. They’re a perfect match. Diamonds are a memorable, one-of-a-kind gift, and you can find many pieces with smaller gems that fit almost any budget. Remember, not all pieces of jewelry are right for everyone. Try to take your mother’s personal tastes into account when choosing. Your mother, like many women, probably has a strong preference for either gold or silver. She also probably prefers certain types of jewelry to others. For example, if she never wears earrings, then you should probably look at necklaces or bracelets as a gift.
Whether you prefer to cook the meal yourself or treat your mom to an evening out at a posh restaurant, sharing dinner together is a timeless Mother’s Day gift… especially if you are grown and no longer living at home, and may not see your mother as much as you would like. It is almost guaranteed that your mom would like to see more of you as well. A dinner out is the perfect chance to catch up with each other and have a pleasant conversation.
Just because your mom is a parent doesn’t mean she doesn’t long for some excitement in her life. If your mother is the adventurous type, consider arranging a one-of-a-kind experience on Mother’s Day. Set your mom up with bungee jumping, flying lessons, horseback riding, or anything else you can think of, as long as it is within her comfort zone. An adventure will give both you and your mom something to talk about for many Mother’s Days to come.
You can also get your mom something special that suits her personality, interests or hobbies. For example, if your mother is an excellent cook, get her a cool new gadget for the kitchen. If you rarely see her without a book in her hand, get her a copy of her favorite author’s latest or a membership to her local literary society. For the same price or less than a bouquet of flowers, you can get your mom a gift that she can really use. Knowing that you took her personal tastes into account will make the present mean even more.
A Phone Call
If you’re too far away or two strapped for cash to present your mom with a gift on Mother’s Day, don’t worry. A simple phone call can mean just as much as an elaborate gift. It’s sure to mean a lot to Mom to hear that you love her and appreciate everything she has done for you.
As you can see, giving the perfect gift for Mother’s Day doesn’t have to involve breaking the bank. Just make sure that your present is thoughtful and comes from the heart.
Article courtesy of Shane Co.
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