It’s that time of the year when you want to buy your mom that saree she liked but hadn’t had the chance to buy or prepare her favorite meals that she never does. It’s almost Mother’s Day! You might not be living with her because of work, college, or for any other reason, but that doesn’t have to stop you from celebrating the day with your mother dearest and making it special. You might not be able to give her hugs and kisses like you wish, but you can still make her day memorable by carving out some time for her. After all, that’s probably what your mother wants the most from you — some quality time. However, because of the unfortunate times we live in, you might not be physically present to make her day. But that doesn’t have to stop you from celebrating it virtually. Here are seven ways to make Mother’s Day wonderful for your mom:
1. Send Her Flowers
You might not be able to visit your mom on Mother’s Day, but you can send her a bouquet to express your love and appreciation. You can also take it up a notch by sending her a flowering plant, especially if she enjoys gardening. Attach a sweet little note to it, and you’ve got yourself a heartfelt gift.
2. Order Her Favorite Food
Your mom probably cooks for you all the time. On Mother’s Day, order some of her favorite food and let her take a break from the kitchen. If you’re not around to cook for her, no biggie. Just send some food her way from wherever you are, and she will really appreciate it.
3. Enjoy A Movie Marathon
Set up a virtual movie night and binge-watch some of her all-time favorites. Whether you’re a movie person or a television series person, there are plenty of them out there to watch with your mother. You can even revisit some of your childhood favorites and rehash some memories.
4. Put On A Talent Show
If your mom is far away and yearns to be around you and her grandchildren, this could be the perfect way to make her day. Set up a virtual call and put on a talent show for your mother. Watching her grandchildren sing, dance, recite poetry, or tell her stories will surely make her day extra special. It’s a foolproof plan, we guarantee!
5. Create Art
Be it a simple painting that you made for your mom or a playlist with all her favorite songs; you could get your creative juices flowing. If you’re good with your hands, make her a simple DIY art and craft project or sketch out something meaningful for her. If your mom loves music, create a special playlist for her and send it to her. We are confident that she’ll appreciate the gesture!
6. Send Her A Gift Basket
It might sound like a cliche, but giving your mom a personalized gift basket will not only make Mother’s Day special, but it will also give you the chance to show her how well you know her and how much you care for her. Put together things she loves like a saree, her favorite book, some skincare and haircare products, nail paint, and maybe even some jewelry.
7. Make Her A Video
If you have the time and resources to create a video for your mother, we bet she will never forget it. You could make a video by stitching together photos and videos of your mom’s life, from her childhood to her present. Be sure to include funny and embarrassing moments as well to keep it light. Because the chances are that your mom is probably going to shed a few happy tears while you take her on a trip down memory lane.
We know that nothing can make up for not being by your mother’s side on Mother’s Day. You might want to run into your mother’s arms, hug her and tell her how much you love her. But if you’re living away from her, these are a few ways in which you can express your love for her. How many of these ideas are you excited to try? Comment below and let us know!