6 Tips to Help Your Kids Plan a Memorable Mother’s Day

Make this year extra-special for the mom in your life.

May 8, 2015
Mother's Day breakfast

Breakfast in bed is good, too (Shutterstock)

Mothers give us endless time, energy and unconditional love all year. So, this Mother’s Day, May 10, help your children show mom how much she’s appreciated and loved by creating a lasting memory she will cherish.

1. GO TO HER FAVORITE RESTAURANT AND SHARE THE LOVE

It’s the thought that counts - so put some consideration into selecting her favorite spot. Make a reservation, enjoy a meal out as a family and then make the experience more memorable by taking the time to go around the table and share what you love most about mom while you wait for your food.

Family eating pizza

If mom loves pizza... (Shutterstock)

2. GIVE MOM A DAY OFF

Plan an outing with your kids and give mom a day off and the house to herself. Come back at night with dinner in your hands, and you’ll have created a day truly to remember. Mom can have time to do exactly as she wants: go to a yoga class, stay in and watch a movie, read a good book or go get a massage. The best part? After she has a day off to replenish, she can spend the evening with the family she loves so much.

Woman relaxing at home

And... exhale (Shutterstock)

3. SCHEDULE A PHOTO SHOOT

Go DIY or professional. Select a beautiful park, arboretum or spot in nature and capture the family for a memory that lasts. Pack a picnic lunch and soak up some sun to make the day even more special.

Make Mother's Day a day to remember (Shutterstock)

4. BUY JEWELRY WITH MEANING

If you want to go conventional with jewelry, make it sentimental with your child’s birthstone. Celebrate the day your lovely lady became a mom and choose a special ring, necklace, pair of earrings or bracelet adorned with your children’s birthstones.

Happy Mother's Day card

Everyone loves a gift with meaning (Shutterstock)

5. WRITE LETTERS

Handwritten letters are a rarity these days. Have everyone in the family sit down and write a heartfelt letter to mom. Share a favorite memory, what you love best about her or why she is so special. If you really want to go over the top, have each family member read the letter to mom while she’s enjoying breakfast in bed.

Writing heartfelt letters to mom (Shutterstock)

6. PLAN AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE

What has your partner always wanted to do but never has? Plan it. Even if it doesn’t happen on Mother’s Day, you will be giving mom double the happiness with the anticipation of the event, and the event itself. Maybe it’s as elaborate as a weekend getaway, adventurous like zip-lining or simple like a family bike ride.

And as you plan this special day for the mom of your children, don’t forget about showing your own mom the love, too. Happy Mother’s Day!    

Family bike ride

A family day in the sun (Shutterstock)

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