Posts Tagged ‘Mother’

What Does Mom Really Want?

May 5th, 2015

mothers-dayAlthough you shouldn’t wait one day out of the year to appreciate your mom, this is the day you can go above and beyond to show her how great she really is. Sometimes all moms want is a chance to relax and enjoy what really matters: being with family.  Here are some simple, but not simplistic, ideas to help say thanks.

Give her a break

Moms are often in charge of keeping everything in check. Clean house, happy kids, folded laundry, and keeping track of where you put your keys. This time let her be the one who gets to relax for the day. Whether that’s lending a hand with the chores, playing taxi for your siblings, or simply just making sure your mom can stay in bed past 7 a.m., it’s the little things that will matter the most. Get in the habit of making these regular duties instead of just a holiday occasion.

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Show Mom You Care: Do Something Different for Mothers’ Day!

April 29th, 2014

mothers-dayMothers’ Day is fast approaching, and you’re running out of time to find the perfect gift to show your Mom how much you care. When you think about all that she’s done for you over the years, the constant love and support that she shows you, you start to realize that a bouquet of flowers just isn’t going to cut it. This year, try something new for Mothers’ Day and make a memory that lasts a lifetime. The best gifts, after all, aren’t things but experiences. 

Pamper Her

Any woman who has raised children has certainly experienced plenty of stress. Give your mother a spa gift card and let her put her feet up and relax (while getting a pedicure!) Take a day to enjoy pampered relaxation together, or just send Mom off for a  weekend of rest and rejuvenation. It’s the least she deserves for getting through your teen years!

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Katie is GiftZip's newest team member. She currently lives in Chicago with her fiance, Jim. Katie's passions include blogging, hiking, reading (but nothing sad), listening to music, and baking anything with chocolate in it!