Thursday, May 8, 2014

10 Easy Ways to Show Your Appreciation on Mother's Day

Mother's Day is just a few days away!  A day to celebrate mother's everywhere and show them how much you care about them.  As many of you may know, Above and Beyond Roofing owner Melissa Krokson is a mother to a beautiful little girl Devin, as well as 4 dogs!  In celebration of Mother's Day, we would like to share some easy ways to show your mother your appreciation this weekend!

1. Make her a homemade card. 

Mom's don't care about how much money you spend on them for Mother's Day.  You can show how much you care by taking some time out of your busy schedule to make her something homemade such as a card.

2. Bake her some cookies. 

Mom's love sweets, but typically don't have time to make them for themselves.  If they do get a chance to make them, the kids usually gobble them down in minutes.  Make her something delicious that is just for her to enjoy!

3. Spend the day with her. 

Many of you reading this have probably already left home and moved on to living on your own. Some of you may live miles away from your mom.  If this is the case, just spending some time with her, catching up is one of the best Mother's Day gifts you can give her.

4. Make her a list of all things you appreciate her doing for you.

Going about our day to day lives, we rarely think of all the wonderful things our mother's have done for us. Make her a list of all the things she has done for you over the years that you appreciate. Maybe its just being there to listen to you when you've had a rough day, maybe its cooking you dinner or tucking you into bed. Whatever it may be, make a list and include even the little things that maybe she doesn't even realize had an impact on you.

5. Bring her breakfast in bed. 

Rather than her getting up to make everyone breakfast like she usually does, get up before her and bring her breakfast in bed.  This will be the perfect way to start off her Mother's Day celebration. Be sure to make her favorite food and don't forget the coffee, tea or whatever her favorite morning beverage is.

6. Do something that she enjoys. 

Does your mom love shopping, but never gets to go?  Maybe she wishes she could relax at the spa or enjoy a day at the park.  Take her to do something she enjoys that she doesn't get to do on a regular basis.

7. Have a Movie Night with her. 

Whether its taking her out to the theater or renting one of her favorite movies, she will love spending time with you and enjoying a movie.  Be sure to include popcorn, her favorite candy and something to wash it down with.

8. Give her a Spa Day.

Even if you can't afford to take her to a spa, you can still pamper her.  Buy some body scrub, bath salts and lotion at the store.  Let her relax in the bathtub for a while and after treat her to a foot massage.

9. Give her pictures of you. 

Mom's always love to have pictures of their kids whether its to show off to company or for comfort when the kids are away.  Gather pictures or get some taken of you, your brothers or sisters and the rest of the family.  Create a photo album or scrapbook for her with all the pictures you've found.

10. Make a MOM banner. 

Use craft supplies you have lying around the house to make a banner for her.  Hang it in the kitchen or living room for everyone to see. She can enjoy the extra attention and then have a keepsake to remember the special day you gave her.

Hopefully some of these ideas will come in handy this weekend.  No matter what you decide to get your mom or do for her to celebrate the day, she will love just having you there to spend the day with her and show her your appreciation.  Most importantly, don't forget to tell her Happy Mother's Day and let her know how much you love her.

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