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How to Find The Perfect Gift for Mother’s Day

By: Camila Cal, SeniorLivingGuide.com

Mother’s Day is one of the most important days of the year – it’s a day to celebrate and appreciate mothers and all they do for their loved ones. It can also be a stressful day for their family and friends. What kind of gift can accurately portray just how much she means to you? Keep reading for some tips on how to find the perfect gift for mom!

1. Consider: What are her hobbies? When you think back to conversations with her, does she talk about the things she likes to do? Perhaps she enjoys knitting, gardening, playing pickleball, etc. If you pinpoint something she likes to do, it’s as easy as searching on Google: “Gifts for person who likes to ___.”

2. Sometimes, experiences can be as valuable as a physical gift. Has your mom been wanting to try a new restaurant? Has she always talked about going to the spa but never gets around to it? Think about the things your mom says she wishes she had time to do, and then plan a day to take her to those places! A bonus is that she will be able to do them with you.

3. A custom, creative gift is always a favorite for many people. There are tons of ideas for ways to make individualized gifts that won’t break your wallet or require too much artistic ability! For example, buying a simple basket at the craft store and filling it with your mother’s favorite items (candles, face masks, lotion, snacks, etc.) is a simple way of DIY-ing! Another idea is to work with a photo store to make custom calendars, blankets, or photo collages of some of her treasured memories.

4. The one gift that will never go out of style and will always be appreciated is a heartfelt letter or card. For most mothers, it’s not the gift that matters, but the intention and care behind being thought about and considered on Mother’s Day. Take a few minutes and write out a list of all the qualities you love and cherish about your mother or the memories with her that you hold close to your heart. She is guaranteed to love this gift best of all.

Remember: Mother’s Day is about showing love to the mothers in your life! Think about what is special to them, what they like to talk about, what they might need to make their life easier or more fun. The perfect gift for Mother’s Day begins with listening!

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