Mothers Day Gifts / March 1, 2019 / Alta Gentry.
As much as mothers enjoy raising their families they still sometimes need a little time away and a gift such as this lets your mother know you recognize her hard work. Of course a gift of beautiful jewelry speaks for itself be it a new set of earrings or a brooch. Regardless of the gift you give your mother on her special day she will be left knowing how much she means to you and how much she is appreciated. We live in an era where money is not just enough to do everything that we want. That is why it is recommendable that we do certain things on a budget. Some of the things that we could do on a budget include gifts for occasions like a Mothers Day.
Two years after her mother died in May of 1905 Anna Jarvis and her friends began a letter-writing campaign to gain support in declaring a national Mother s Day holiday. She felt children often neglected to appreciate their mother while the mother was still alive. She hoped this day of celebration would increase respect for parents and strengthen family bonds. On May 8 1914 the Congress designated the second Sunday in May as Mother s Day. President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Mother s Day as an official national holiday. Mothers Day has been observed annually thereafter.
It is set out as such there are sixty questions and each page has a question as a header allowing the rest of the page to be filled in by your mum. So for example if you have always wanted to know how your mum and dad met what your mother liked to do when she was younger what special music your parents shared or what traits you had when you were a child that you still possess today this is the perfect gift for you. Why not make the Dear Mum - From You to Me journal even more special by perhaps sitting down with your mum on Mother s Day with a nice bottle of vino or a cup of tea some chocolates or biscuits and go through the book and fill it in together! Memories like this last a lifetime! Truth be told mothers just want to know all of their work and love is appreciated on Mothers Day.
Here s how you can buy a truly unique gift for mom. Think objectively Does mom really need more flowers? Does she really need the king size super deluxe floral arrangement that has flowers from the Amazon rainforest? They re going to die any way if not in two days then in a week. Flowers are flowers; the typical mom gift. No matter how big the arrangement is it s still going to die. What you ve just done is spent a whole lot of money on a whole lot of nothing. If you ve really got that much cash to burn burn it on something that s worthwhile. Think outside the box For every person who vows to get their mom a gift that s totally out of the box there are at least ten who will sell out for flowers.
Take gift baskets go online and search the hell out of every kind. Try mothers day fruit baskets or a unique concept like fruit bouquets if you can have a circus elephant bring your mom balloons go for it. The point is to think big and think original. Moms all over America may be facing a lonely Mother s Day this year. Most Americans are struggling to pay bills to pay mortgages and to keep up with the car payments. People are moving to different states for jobs and that means that most will not have the luxury of living near enough to visit mom. Or that most won t be able to afford to visit her. So that means only one thing your choice in mothers day gifts is now limited to flowers; the only gift that you can send to another state without fear of it being ruined.