If you asked a hundred mothers their idea of a perfect Mother’s Day, you would probably get many of the same answers. The biggest takeaway is that on Mother’s Day, mom wants to be pampered. Following are ideas to help give your mother a very special day this Mother's Day.
Let Her Sleep In
Most mothers relish a morning where they are allowed to sleep until they awaken on their own. No alarm clock, no "hey mom." Just blissful sleep. This Mother’s Day gift is free and is one of the greatest gifts you can give your mom.
Take Her to Brunch
After letting your mother sleep late, treat her to brunch, so that she doesn’t need to cook. An outing with the family will continue your mom’s special day while still allowing her to rest and relax.
Clean Her Car
Getting the crumbs from the carpet, fingerprints from windows and washing the road grime from her car, will give her a gift that lasts. Well, at least for a day or two.
Give Mom the Day Off
Whether that’s mother’s day, another day or if you want to be real creative and giving, make mom a certificate for a day off per month for the entire year or to use at her convenience. Or, you could make a coupon book for her that offers a car wash, cooking dinner (for dad and older children) or it could be a coupon for an afternoon of silence so that mom can grab a nap.
Clean the House
There is nothing better for a mom than to come home to a clean house. Make it a one-day event or give your mother a coupon for a housekeeping service to come in and do her heavy lifting.
A Day of TV
A day of lounging in front of the big TV in bed and being able to watch her favorite shows would make for an ideal Mother’s Day for many moms.
A Day Without Cooking
Your mother will appreciate a day where she doesn’t need to cook and clean-up afterward. This is another perfect mother’s day gift. Whether you take her out to eat for brunch, lunch or dinner, she will appreciate a day away from this time-consuming chore.
What Are You Doing for Mom on Mother’s Day?
You have time to plan a special day for your mother and the above is just a sampling of what you can do to make your Mom’s day special. You can combine any or all of the above and make it a really special day.
Let your mother sleep in and then join us for brunch at Papa Lopez Mexican Cantina! Start with a margarita and then enjoy our Mexican food and our Tex-Mex specialties for a wonderful and memorable Mother's Day. We hope to see you and your Mom on Sunday!