For many of us, our mothers are the center of our universe – the one person in whom we trust, depend upon and turn to in times of need. However, she is also the person we tend to take most for granted. This Christmas, you can let her know how important she is to you and your family by giving her a very special gift.
Here are a few ideas:
Love and Attention
This is by far the most precious gift you can give your mom this Christmas. We lead such busy lives that we forget that a little bit of time, love and attention can make a world of a difference for our parents. So, this Christmas, take time out from your busy schedule and spend some quality time with your mother. It is a gift that she will truly appreciate.
A Huge Gift Hamper
There are many Christmas gift hampers for mothers available in the market. You can buy one off the shelf, or you can make her one yourself. You can buy her a bunch of small knick-knacks and put it in a huge hamper. It will be fun opening each small gift and watching her reactions as she does!
Membership to a Spa
The one thing mothers do really well is neglect themselves. They are so busy taking care of everyone else, that they forget that they need some pampering too. So, this Christmas, you can get her membership to a spa close to home. And then take her there!
This becomes and two-in-one gift. You can pamper her and spend time with her.
Get Her Something She Needs
Listen carefully to what your mother says. You will get some very good gift ideas. For example, you mother may complain that her peeler is broken. You can then get a complete set of brand-new kitchen tools. The gift may not be the most creative or expensive, but she will love it. And do you know why? Because you heard her.
The thought behind the gift, that you care about her needs and her comfort, is what she will remember.
Make a Dream Come True
If you know what your mother’s dream has been, one that she has never been able to fulfil, maybe this Christmas you could play Santa and make it come true. It could be that she always wanted to dance, but never found the time. So, treat her to a complete set of dancing classes.
Or she always wanted to travel and never got around to doing it. Buy her tickets to a place she has always wanted to go.
This may be a rather expensive gift to give and if you’re on a budget, you can rope in family to make this wish come true.
A Personalized Gift
You don’t have to buy something off the shelf for your mother. You can get creative. You can get a personalized gift instead. And not the regular mugs or cups or other knick-knacks. How about a photo blanket with photos of everyone in the family in a collage? Or a set of cushion covers, each with a family member’s picture?
Take Her Out Shopping
If you’re not sure about what to give you mother for Christmas, why not make it a fun event? Take her out shopping. Do lunch, take her to wherever she wants to go and buy her whatever she wants. Treat her like a queen. After all, this is the woman who has given you the best years of her life, has nurtured and protected you and loved you more than anyone else ever could!