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Mother’s Day Ideas 2022: The Ultimate List

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It’s difficult to imagine life without our moms. Unsurprisingly, people from more than 40 countries dedicate an entire day to recognizing mothers. Although we can show our love and respect every day, Mother’s Day holds a special place in our hearts because everyone thinks about making this special day memorable for the finest woman in our lives. If you’re unsure how to make this day exceptional for your mom, we have several Mother’s Day ideas.

History of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day started before the American Civil War of 1861 to 1865 when Ann Reeves Jarvis established the Mother’s Day Work Clubs. Julia Ward Howe wrote the “Mother’s Day Proclamation” in 1870, which would become the blueprint for future Mother’s Day advocates to advance the cause. 

In 1905, Jarvis’ daughter, Anna, started lobbying for a national Mother’s Day holiday, culminating in a service of worship at Grafton, West Virginia’s Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in 1907. 

In 1910, Jarvis’ home state of West Virginia was the first to recognize Mother’s Day as a statewide local holiday. A year later, all states decided to have their own Mother’s Day celebrations. Three years later, in 1914, then-President Woodrow Wilson officially designated every second Sunday of May as Mother’s Day.

What to Get Mom for Mother’s Day

It’s essential to give mom the best present that shows how much you love and cherish them, how you’re thankful for their sacrifices, and how appreciative you are about the life they gave. Here are some things worth getting for mom on Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day Gifts DIY

There’s nothing more meaningful to mothers than things we made specifically for them. That’s why DIY Mother’s Day gifts stand out from commercially-available items. Mothers know you created these items from the heart, using your ingenuity and skilled hands. Moms couldn’t be prouder. Here are several DIY Mother’s Day gift suggestions you might want to try.

1. Canvas Photos

Photos are unforgettable, like a spark plug that instantly triggers a memory flood in the brain. Be picky with the pictures to add to the canvas. It should be something that will always make your mom smile. You can also try multiple canvas photos that look like a jigsaw puzzle on the wall. These photos will bring happy memories of your mom’s life and make her appreciate your show of love this Mother’s Day.

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2. Canvas Pouch

Pouches are always excellent gifts, regardless of occasions. Your mom will love this for keeping and organizing her daily essentials, including lipstick, makeup, face powder, and other items. You can start with a generic pouch or create something from scratch. Regardless of your choice, it would be best to personalize the canvas pouch. This everyday carry is one item your mom will cherish forever.

3. Cozy Patio Pillows

Moms deserve the love we could give as children. And what better way to show our appreciation for their sacrifices than with a personalized patio pillow. Soft and cuddly, these pillows will make a day in the garden, a walk at the park, or a family outdoor excursion more meaningful. 

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4. Personal Journal

Does your mom love to write her thoughts? Maybe reliving her childhood memories communicating in her diary? How about making a personalized journal she can keep next to her heart? We recommend starting from scratch by stitching fifty or so loose bond paper sandwiched by two cardboard ends for a more custom touch. No mother can argue the thought you put into such a Mother’s Day gift.

5. Cozy and Warm Scarf

If you’re good at crocheting or knitting, why not weave your mom a cozy, warm scarf she can use in the winter? You can add a personalized touch by crocheting her name on the scarf. This gift will not only bring warmth to your mom’s body on Mother’s Day. It will also warm her heart all year round.

Mother’s Day Gifts for Mother-in-Law

Almost everyone feels the need to impress their in-laws, especially moms-in-law. You’ll want a gift that will wow your mother-in-law, something that tells her you’re willing to go the mile to show your appreciation for nurturing your loving partner. Here are several Mother’s Day gift ideas you can give to your mom-in-law.

1. Microwavable Heating Pad 

Although you cannot reverse aging, you can always give your mom-in-law a microwaveable heating pad to soothe sore and tight muscles and relieve joint pains. You might want to check out this microwaveable heating pad for the back, neck, and shoulders. It’s like a shawl that moms-in-law drape over their backs, covering the neck and shoulders. It emits peppermint and lavender scent for extra relief against stress, pains, and body aches.

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2. Gardening Stool

Does your mother-in-law spend countless hours in the garden tending to her flower bed and miniature vegetable plot? Why not give her this seven-piece garden tools set, complete with a folding stool and a carrying bag for optimum portability. Your mom-in-law will love sitting on the comfortable cushion, accessing various gardening tools from the stool’s 21 pockets. She’ll remember you every time she works her gardening magic on the earth.

3. Mini Wireless Photo Printer

What better way to impress a tech-savvy mother-in-law than with a mini wireless photo printer? She’ll print those snapshots instantly, framing them in a DIY photo frame or posting them on her office corkboard. Your mom-in-law will love hanging her favorite pictures on the fridge door and find more meaningful ways to display cherished moments captured in time. And, she’ll remember you for such a wonderful Mother’s Day gift.

4. Temperature Control Smart Mug

How about perking your coffee-loving mother-in-law’s office breaks with an intelligent coffee mug? It might look like an ordinary coffee vessel with a handle, but this mug does more than hold coffee. Your mom-in-law will love using her smartphone to control her coffee’s temperature settings. She’ll remember you every time she sips her favorite brew from this mug.

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5. Cookbook Stand

More often than not, your mom-in-law has a cookbook collection stashed away somewhere in one of the kitchen cabinets. Why not give her this cookbook stand on Mother’s Day to impress her and prod her to cook for the extended family? She’ll free both hands to whip up an excellent meal for everyone.

Mother’s Day Gifts for Wife

Your partner-in-crime, best friend, and lifetime love deserves only the best on Mother’s Day. Although some husbands give their wives a brand new car or a diamond ring, not everyone has the paycheck to cover such an extravagant gift. Regardless, the following gift suggestions will still feel like a luxury to the only woman in your life.

1. Relaxation Gift Set

Your wife won’t tell you how much she needs a day at the spa to relax and pamper herself a bit. Unfortunately, work responsibilities, household chores, and kids often prevent her from indulging in a soothing bath. In that case, you can give this relaxation gift set for Mother’s Day. It’s like having a spa experience right in the home. Pitch in for her other responsibilities, and this day will be the best for her.

2. Bamboo Cutting Board  

Surprise your eco-minded and safety-conscious partner with a bamboo cutting board on Mother’s Day. This chopping board is the hottest thing for health-conscious families, relying on the many benefits of bamboo. It has enough features to make food preparation more fun and effortless, pulling your wife closer to the kitchen. 

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3. Mini Portable Massage Gun

Unless you can give your partner a soothing massage, we recommend getting her a mini portable massage gun on Mother’s Day. This handy gadget can slip right into her office bag, giving her the chance to relax knotted muscles at work. She’ll love you for this thoughtful gift, proving how much you value her health and wellbeing.

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4. Washable Silk Pajama Set

Women love the smoothness of silk. Unfortunately, this fabric is very delicate and requires special care in washing. How about giving your partner a washable silk pajama set for Mother’s Day? She’ll never complain about the fabric’s gentle cleaning requirements ever again while relishing the cloth’s soft and smooth feel on her skin. It’s the perfect gift for more intimate evenings.

5. Acupressure Mat and Pillow Set

Give your wife a break from being a mom and unwind on a relaxing acupressure mat. Laying down her tired body on this specially designed mat will melt all the stiffness and pains away, allowing her to feel rejuvenated for at least a day. This gift suggestion is so portable your wife can roll and bring it to the office for a much-needed office break relief. 

Mother’s Day Gifts for Grandma

Although we also celebrate National Gorgeous Grandma Day every July 23rd, our grannies were first moms before they started enjoying the company of grandkids. Hence, they deserve endless love and affection this Mother’s Day. Here are several gift suggestions for your cuddliest, dearest grandmother.

1. Record Player

Help your grandma travel back in time with a 21st-century record player that accommodates 20th-century vinyl records. It’s the best Mother’s Day gift you can ever give to a music-loving grandmother, allowing her to relive the memories of the golden ‘50s and the swinging ‘60s. 

2. Collage Throw Blanket

Grandmothers love their grandkids more than they do their children. They love visiting the home to play with the little ones and enjoy warm snuggles with their favorite angels. Why not give a collage throw blanket to your grandmother this Mother’s Day? She’ll have endless snuggles with the adorable pictures of her grandchildren printed on the sheet. 

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3. Family Recipes Journal

Grandmas aren’t huge fans of precise measurements. You’ll hear them say a “handful of this” and a “smidge of that,” making cooking more of a trial-and-error. Why not give her a family recipes journal on Mother’s Day to create a family cookbook you can pass down to generations? Get ready to help jot down notes and clarify the measurements to make this endeavor more worthwhile.

4. Portable Garden Seat and Kneeler

Most grannies spend mornings and late afternoons talking to their colorful friends, watering them, and removing weeds and other materials impeding growth. If your grandmother has a green thumb, giving her a portable garden seat and kneeler on Mother’s Day makes perfect sense. This garden stool comes with a detachable bag for accommodating garden tools. 

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5. Heated Mug and Warmer

Grannies love tea, if not coffee. Unfortunately, they sometimes forget the hot cup waiting for them on the porch. Does this sound familiar? If so, we recommend giving your grandmother a heated mug and warmer on Mother’s Day. This plain-looking coffee cup has a self-heating design, keeping your granny’s beverage warm for hours. When she finally sips her favorite drink, she’ll think of your thoughtfulness on this special day.

Our care and love for our grannies should go beyond this special day, read our guide on best indoor cameras for elderly to stay connected with them even when you aren’t physically close.

What to Do for Mother’s Day

Anna Maria Jarvis celebrated the first Mother’s Day festivities with a service of worship. Families in the Middle Ages did the same during Mothering Sunday. Other cultures have presentations to commemorate this all-important day. You don’t have to feel left behind because the following activities will surely spice up your mother, wife, or grandma’s special day.

Cooking and Dining

What’s a celebration without good food? The dining table not only fills the tummy but also nourishes the soul and replenishes the memory with more joys. From meals to desserts, brunches, and cookies, here are different recipes you might want to try on Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day Recipes

Mother’s Day is special for moms everywhere, made more memorable by sharing a feast at the dinner table. Everyone gets to wish mothers good health and more productive years caring and loving the family. These Mother’s Day recipes should make the celebration more unforgettable.

1. Chicken Arrabbiata Stew with Parmesan Dumplings

Impress mom on a special Sunday with a modern take on a classic spicy Italian sauce with garlic, dried chili peppers, tomatoes drenching succulent chicken thighs. The parmesan dumplings give the meal a rich and decadent mouthfeel, perfect for making Mother’s Day extra special. Check out the recipe here.

2. Lemony Garlic-Herbed Pork Tenderloin

Skip the steak on Mother’s Day and create an equally delicious and memorable pork tenderloin with the richness of crème Fraiche coating each medallion. Parsley, chives, thyme, mint, and rosemary round up the tenderloin’s delicate flavor, amping it a notch to make this Sunday dinner unforgettable.

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3. One-Pot Roast Chicken with Veggies

This dish features juicy and delicious bone-in chicken thighs, potatoes, and a few other ingredients to create a talking point on the dining table. The one-pot roast chicken opens up many possibilities, allowing you to whip up your magical creations in the kitchen by adding other ingredients. Juicy salmon and shrimp should make the dish more festive.

4. Shrimp Scampi with Pasta

What better way to wish your mom long life than with a decadent pasta with shrimp scampi? It’s the ultimate seafood pasta recipe you can offer your mom on Mother’s Day. The ingredients aren’t that many, and the process is straightforward. Even your kids can make this dish for their favorite grandma.

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5. Paella

Take your mom on a magical journey to the Spanish countryside with a quintessential dish featuring fluffy and fragrant Aroborio rice, made more decadent by a heaping of saffron. Paella might be challenging to pull out. However, your love for your mom should see you complete this dish of sumptuous chicken, sweet clams, tender mussels, delectable shrimp, and out-of-this-world sausages. Pack it with flavor and your mom will reward you with the warmest hug you can imagine. View the recipe here.

Mother’s Day Desserts

Finish your Mother’s Day dinner with these fantastic desserts. The best part is you can prepare these desserts a few days before the big event, guaranteeing a wide smile from those who partake in the feast.

1. Red Velour Cake

We know how moms love a Red Velvet cake. However, the Red Velour elevates the cake’s deliciousness and elegance to a whole new level. Its soft and velvety texture complements the moist cake, made more sophisticated by the velour exterior. 

2. Angel Berry Trifle

Who doesn’t love fresh berries? And when you mix it with delectable cream cheese custard and heavenly vanilla pudding, you’ll know you have a winning Mother’s Day dessert. The Angel Berry Trifle pops with vibrant colors in rich layers made especially for the world’s greatest mom.

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3. Tiramisu Tres Leches Cake

Impress your mother, grandma, wife, or mother-in-law with this perfect union of two classic desserts – tiramisu and tres leches cake. Everyone at the dining table will love the sweetness from the milk and the bitter-sweet deliciousness of espresso-soaked ladyfinger biscuits. Mascarpone custard separates the two layers, offering everyone a delectable bridge between bitter and sweet. Top it off with strawberries, and you’ve got the perfect Mother’s Day dessert.

4. Maple Ricotta-stuffed Crepes

Create a fusion of Romanian and Canadian desserts with this Mother’s Day offering guaranteed to make everyone ask for more. Luscious maple syrup blankets the rich and cream ricotta-filled fluffy pillows. Although the recipe calls for raisins, you can always ditch them for pecans, walnuts, chopped dried apricots, or dried cranberries. 

5. Mini Salted Caramel Cheesecakes

Sweet, salty, and rich. These are apt words to describe this excellent finisher for a Mother’s Day dinner. Bite-sized cheesecakes are ready to fill the tummy, while the salted caramel on top leaves enough sweet-saltiness to tickle the senses. It’s a dessert so easy to make and pleasurable to feast.

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Mother’s Day Cookies

Cookies make excellent gift items on Mother’s Day. You can prepare these delicacies in advance and put them in mason jars, complete with decorations and personalized messages. Most families make these cookies on Mother’s Day, filling the air with delicious goodness.

1. Flourless Chocolate-Walnut Cookies

Without flour, these chocolate cookies are extra fudgy. They’re the perfect treats for moms who love chocolates. The chopped toasted walnuts give these cookies a different textural dimension, ready to take everyone on an out-of-this-world chocolatey journey. The flaky sea salt adds a bite to the dark chocolate, rounding up the flavors as mom and grandma empty the jar.

2. Red Velvet Cookies

Here’s a Mother’s Day cookie guaranteed to wow your wife, mother, mother-in-law, and grandma. Drawing inspiration from the cake version, Red Velvet cookies are a show stopper. This recipe calls for rich cocoa powder and semi-sweet chocolate chips to make its chocolate flavor more pronounced. Although these cookies make fantastic gift items on Valentine’s Day, your mom will love them on Mother’s Day.

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3. Chocolate Caramel Cookies

The rich, sweet, and gooey deliciousness of caramel forms the core of these chocolate cookies. You can make the caramel yourself or buy them ready-made. It’s like relishing a chocolate bar with a crisp exterior and a sticky-sweet and gooey center. Balancing the flavor is a pinch of flake salt, titillating the senses and enticing everyone to grab some more. It’s one of the best ways to enjoy Mother’s Day, with a hot cup of coffee or tea.

4. Heart-shaped Cookies

What better way to show your love and affection for your mom on Mother’s Day than with heart-shaped cookies? They’re simple to make yet delivers an extra-special message to an extra-special person. Add a hint of vodka to give the cookies a new flavor dimension.

5. Candy Bar Cookies

Transport your mom to her childhood, munching on sweet candy bars with these candy bar-inspired cookies. Drizzle sweet, thick, and gooey caramel on a candy bar full of toffee bits, toasted coconut, pretzels, and bittersweet chocolate to make Mother’s Day more meaningful.

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Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

You don’t need to wait for dinner to impress your mom, mother-in-law, grandma, or wife. You can always start mid-morning with these delicious brunches, marking an excellent start to a special Sunday.

1. Blueberry Waffles

Who doesn’t love waffles? And if you add the freshest blueberries you can find, this brunch is a sure-fire way to get your mom more excited about what’s to come later in the day. We recommend making the whipped cream to add a touch of character to the blueberry waffles.

2. Triple Berry French Toast

Imagine fresh slices of bread soaked in creamy egg mixture and topped with the finest trifecta of berries – strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries. Now, drizzle Canadian maple syrup, and you have a brunch worthy of jumpstarting Mother’s Day festivities. The beauty of this brunch is its ease of preparation, and its magic lies in the wonderful marriage of berry and maple flavors.

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3. Crayfish and Avocado on Sourdough

Get ready to wow your mom with this irresistible brunch featuring silky homemade mayonnaise, rich avocado, and sweet crayfish on a bed of crunchy sourdough. It’s a meal that will have your mom skipping lunch because it’s hearty and full of love by the person who made it – perfect for Mother’s Day.

4. Huevos Rancheros

It’s a fancy name for ranch eggs, but Huevos Rancheros can be an excellent start to an amazing Sunday with your wife, mom, grandma, or mother-in-law. The secret to this recipe is the salsa ranchera. Ace it, and you’ll win the hearts of mothers anywhere. It has jalapenos, oregano, tomatoes, and other herbs to give the eggs a more rounded flavor. Add an avocado, hot sauce, tortillas, and feta cheese, and your mom will be thrilled.

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5. Goat Cheese Pancakes

Here’s a different take on the quintessential pancake. Best served with delicious smoked salmon, goat’s cheese pancakes can be an extraordinary brunch to start Mother’s Day festivities. The pancakes are your base, allowing you to fill the plate with any ingredient your mom loves.

Events

Mother’s Day is never complete without doing something worthwhile with super-mom. If Anna Jarvis preferred offering a church service to commemorate mothers everywhere, we have a few ideas in mind you might want to try with your mother.

Mother’s Day Movies

Movies never run out of style because they reflect our lives. And when it comes to celebrating Mother’s Day, some Hollywood films do a better job at carrying the message across. Bring in the popcorn and get ready with a box of Kleenex because these films will pinch your heart and bring you closer to mom.

1. Mother’s Day

Some of us question our relationships with our respective mothers. Although coming to terms with harsh realities can be difficult, mothers remain a part of our lives. Aptly titled and with an impressive ensemble cast, Mother’s Day is a modern take on the many challenges mothers and their respective partners and kids must face.

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2. Yes Day

Almost everyone can relate to this film’s storyline. How many of you have moms known for saying “no” every time. This film transfers the power of making rules in the home from Allison to the kids, giving them freedom in an otherwise no-ruled environment. At least for a day.

3. Roma

This 2018 multi-award-nominated film is an emotional and expansive portrait of Alfonso Cuaron’s story. It is engrossing, moving, and thrilling, giving the audience a glimpse of the Academy Award-winning director’s upbringing in Mexico City’s Colonia Roma. It’s in Spanish, but the message is loud and clear.

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4. Mamma Mia

A musical like no other, Mamma Mia showcases Meryl Streep’s acting prowess, which is a stark contrast to her role in The Devil Wears Prada. It’s an extravaganza worth watching with the whole family, especially if one wonders who the real father is.

5. Brave

How would you feel if you were Princess Merida casting a spell on your mother, Queen Elinor, just because the latter wanted you to look for a husband? Would you turn your mom into a bear? Although this is an animated film, its message of the unique bond between mother and child is as clear as the blue skies over Scotland.

Mother’s Day Shirt Ideas

Here’s a Mother’s Day idea that will have the special woman in your life feeling proud all year round. T-shirts and other wearables always make excellent presents for any occasion. And if you choose the messaging correctly, you’ll have your mother wearing these t-shirts more often.

1. Custom Retro Mama Shirt

Let Ruddie Alghamdi customize your Mother’s Day t-shirt for your mom. These handmade shirts have a “MAMA” print in floral design. You can add your message below it to make it more personalized.

2. Mother and Baby Matching Shirts

If your wife recently gave birth to your first baby, this matching outfit is perfect. Your partner and your young child will have the Our First Mother’s Day shirts, ideal for strolling at the park.

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3. Amazing Step-Mom

Step-moms are mothers, too. You can show appreciation to your new mom by giving this Amazing Step-Mom t-shirt on Mother’s Day. She might not be the original, but you know you’re thankful for her putting up with your dad.

4. Dr. Seuss Mother of All Things

Remember Dr. Seuss’s unusual creatures, playful rhymes, and nonsense words your mom used to read to you when you were still a child? Now’s the time to return the favor with the Dr. Seuss Mother of All Things shirt.

5. Mom Low Battery T Shirt

This shirt might be sarcastic and funny, but it encapsulates the state of mothers everywhere. Waking early in the morning to prepare everything and going to bed when everybody else is already snoring, being a mom is physically and emotionally draining. The Mom Low Battery shirt delivers a punchline that strikes everyone.

Mother’s Day Nail Designs

Nail art is en vogue, and many moms aren’t shy about trying on several designs. We recommend the following nail designs for Mother’s Day.

1. Rose Glitter

Moms love roses. And if your nail artist adds glitter to the nails, they’ll sparkle like the stars at night. It should make your mom look glamorous for a Mother’s Day dinner.

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2. Floral Pattern

Extend your mom’s love of flowers and gardening with an equally colorful floral pattern on her nails to start Mother’s Day on an exciting note.

3. Black and White Glitter Love

Nothing can be more elegant than a classic black-and-white pairing. It could be a white heart on a black-painted nail or vice versa.

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4. Blue Mom and Baby

Like the Madonna and child portrait, your mother’s nails can display different interpretations of the mother-child dynamic. You can also ask the nail artist to try your mom’s favorite color instead of blue.

5. A Mother’s Journey

Turn your mom’s nails into a canvas showcasing her life’s journey, from being a child to growing up, getting pregnant, and having you as her baby.

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Cards & DIY

What’s a Mother’s Day celebration without heartfelt messages and other expressions of love? From Mother’s Day greeting cards to outfits and craft ideas, here are several ways you can commemorate Mother’s Day with your mom, mother-in-law, wife, or grandma.

Mother’s Day Cards DIY

It’s tempting to send mom an electronic Mother’s Day card because it’s more convenient. However, the person who brought you to and raised you in this world deserves a bit more than a click-and-send card.

1. String Heart Yarn Card

Skip the crayons and watercolors. Use colorful yarns to create a heart pattern on a bifold card. It’s great for Valentine’s Day but equally spectacular on Mother’s Day.

2. “Treat Yourself” Card

The message is simple but straight to the point. After all, Mother’s Day is for mothers who deserve a break from the tedious routine. “Treat Yourself” might seem like a command, but you’ll see the smile on your mom’s face soon after.

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3. Paper Flowers Card

Delight your mother with these tiny, colorful paper flowers. They’re like lotuses with message-containing petals that will melt any mother’s heart.

4. Floral Accordion Card

Surprise your mom with this flower-shaped paper accordion that showcases the pictures of everyone in the family. Add brief yet meaningful messages in between, and you’ve got a Mother’s Day card worth posting on an office whiteboard.

5. Flower Bracelet Card

Here’s a unique Mother’s Day card that will impress your mom. It’s a bracelet of faux blooms, complete with a sentimental message for your mother.

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Things to Write in a Mother’s Day Card 

If you’re unsure about what to write in your Mother’s Day card, we have several suggestions.

1. Sweet and Simple

Your mom doesn’t need lengthy messages because she knows you by heart. Saying “thank you” and adding a few more words of endearment are enough to make her Mother’s Day special.

2. Funny Messages

Mother’s Day doesn’t have to be solemn and serious. You can add a bit of humor to the occasion, too. Check out cheesy Mother’s Day lines, brilliant jokes, and outrageous puns to get your mom on a vibrant mood.

3. Heartfelt Messages

Here’s where you can convey your heartfelt appreciation for your mom. Whatever you want to write, keep it short. It’s a Mother’s Day card you’re writing and not a letter.

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4. Inspirational Quotes

It’s perfectly OK to put inspirational quotes in your Mother’s Day card. The message might not be original, but the thought embodies what you feel for your mom.

5. Celebrity Quotes

Some might classify these quotes as inspirational messages. However, not all celebrities offer meaningful quotes for your mom on Mother’s Day. Hence, be picky if you choose this route. 

Mother’s Day Outfit

We all love to wear a special outfit perfect for the occasion. Although mothers can choose whatever attire they want to wear on Mother’s Day, we suggest the following.

1. Simple and Casual

The best Mother’s Day outfit is where your mom feels most comfortable. Going simple and casual affords her freedom of expression and ultimate comfort. Add her favorite flip-flops and matching side braid to give this attire a crisp and neat look.

2. Denim Jacket with Maxi Dress

Help your mom unleash the fashionista in her by encouraging her to don a lengthy maxi dress and top it with a rugged denim jacket. It’s the perfect Mother’s Day outfit for forty-somethings, giving them an edgy style with a classic vibe.

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3. Blouse and Shorts

Take your cue from Jennifer Lopez, walking the streets in a minimalistic attire. It’s a two-piece set accentuating your mom’s hourglass figure without appearing sultry. Make this outfit look more polished with black stilettos and a few pieces of jewelry. 

4. Shirt Dress with Hat

Mom will look dashing and exquisite in this outfit. The hat should complement the dress’s dominant color to create a more elegant look. It’s the perfect get-up for strolling down the streets or window shopping on Mother’s Day.

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5. Denim Outfit for Everyone

This outfit never goes out of style. Everyone in the family can wear denim shirts with rolled-up sleeves, complete with dark-colored denim pants for an exciting adventure at the theme park, mall, or other outdoor venues.

Mother’s Day Craft Ideas

Mother’s Day isn’t only for grownups who want to show their appreciation and love to their moms. It’s for young kids, too. You can help your young child create a personalized craft item to give to their moms and grandmothers. 

1. Handprint Butterfly Photo Craft

Perfect for toddlers, the handprint butterfly photo craft combines innocence and sweetness only little angels can offer. Mother’s Day will be more memorable with your kid’s photo forming the butterfly’s head and his handprints making the wings.

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2. Heart-shaped Notebook

Kids have simple dreams, making them more priceless for moms and grandmothers. This heart-shaped notebook might be a straightforward keepsake, but it remains priceless worth returning to over the years.

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3. Fingerprint Heart Tree

Here’s a Mother’s Day craft idea that’s also perfect for Valentine’s Day. Help your child make a heart outline with a pencil and start filling it with reddish-pink fingerprints. Overlay a tree trunk and branches, and this work of art needs a space on your mom’s wall.

4. Egg Carton Flowers

Don’t throw used egg cartons because your kids can transform these into colorful egg carton flowers. They might not be authentic blooms, but these flowers will keep your mom’s heart vibrant and warm.

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5. Unicorn Flower Pot

Your mom will love this colorful and magical unicorn flower pot from her favorite grandkids. It should be an interesting centerpiece in your mother’s coffee table or display cabinet, making your mom smile every time she sees these creations.

Final Thoughts

You can do many things for your mom, mother-in-law, grandmother, or wife on Mother’s Day. Whether giving them presents you made or bought from a store, treating them to a fancy dinner, brunch, or dessert, or even accompanying them on a once-yearly family outing, mothers everywhere deserve our love, respect, admiration, and recognition on this special day.

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