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Mother’s Day can be seen as just another opportunity for marketers to create a need for people to buy more stuff, so I understand why many people don’t celebrate it. However, life is busy, and a reminder to slow down and show your mom how much you appreciate her is an opportunity not to be missed! I appreciate my mom all the time, and especially so now that I’m a mom. I have a new appreciation for the level of sacrifice and labor of love that is motherhood. We have started a tradition of getting my mom a meaningful mothers day gifts; something that reflects how much we appreciate her. Most of us don’t need more stuff, but I don’t know anyone who gets tired of feeling appreciated!
A photo frame with a thoughtful quote is nice, and you could even customize it with names for an extra special touch. Make sure it includes a photo, of course, and it’s sure to warm your mom’s heart.
Simple jewelry with family birthstones will be worn with pride and a special reminder of your gratitude.
Quote or poem
A plaque or magnet with a thoughtful quote or poem on it will serve as a wonderful reminder of appreciation.
A coffee mug with a fun thought will help a mama feel a boost of endorphins along with the energy-boosting caffeine!
Lotion with a sweet note so that every time she uses it, she’ll remember how much she is appreciated is sure to make her smile.
A meaningful book that Mom can read through for all of the feels is a fantastic gift idea. Bonus points for customizing it with your own comments!
A funny quote on socks is sure to elicit a chuckle every time she wears them!
Instead of buying more stuff for yet another holiday, make Mother’s Day a tradition of showing your appreciation for the best mama ever! What are the most thoughtful gifts you have ever given your mom?