Thoughtful Gift #1: Give Mom a Break
When you think of all she does in a typical day, it's easy to see that she could use a break! Schedule a babysitter so that she can have a night to herself, or take on some of the regular chores and duties she does around the house.
- Rent her favorite movie
- Make dinner or order her favorite take-out
Thoughtful Gift #2: Pamper Her
Pamper her with a massage, a manicure, or a pedicure. Remember, too, that these gifts don't have to cost a lot of money. Instead of spending $50 on a spa certificate, you can pick up all of the supplies you'll need at a local dollar store. Taking the time and effort to pamper her yourself if quite an act of love!
- Serve her breakfast in bed
- Give her a foot rub
Thoughtful Gift #3: Serve Her
Think of a personal service that would mean a lot to her. Perhaps you could clean out her car, or make several frozen meals to have on hand for busy evenings.
- Print out some "I-O-U" coupons
- Clean the bathroom
Thoughtful Gift #4: Tell Her How You Feel
Whether you're planning for her birthday, or her favorite holiday, this is the perfect time to put into words all of the warm and loving feelings you have for this special woman. These are the kinds of gifts that she'll treasure forever!
- Write a simple poem
- List all the ways your mom positively touches your life
Thoughtful Gift #5: Spoil Her
What are some of the things that she really enjoys, but typically does not buy for herself? A gift that spoils her could be as simple as a box of her favorite chocolates or the body lotion she loves but rarely buys. Be creative and see what different ideas you come up with.
- Buy a one-year subscription to her favorite magazine
- Purchase concert tickets to see her favorite band or artist