Your mother is the one who gave you life and cared for you when you were sick. She protected you from the world while making sure that you didn’t retract from it. She was there when you were feeling low, and she would make sure to keep you from thinking to high about yourself. So how can you show her your gratitude this year? Here are some ideas-

  • Write or give her a poem- Here are a couple from famous poets:

William Shakespeare- Sonnet 3

Look in thy glass, and tell the face thou viewest Now is the time that face should form another; Whose fresh repair if now thou not renewest, Thou dost beguile the world, unbless some mother, For where is she so fair whose unear’d womb Disdains the tillage of thy husbandry? Or who is he so fond will be the tomb Of his self-love, to stop posterity? Thou art thy mother’s glass, and she in thee Calls back the lovely April of her prime: So thou through windows of thine age shall see Despite of wrinkles this thy golden time. But if thou live, remember’d not to be,     Die single, and thine image dies with thee.

Edgar Allen Poe- To My Mother

Because I feel that, in the Heavens above, The angels, whispering to one another, Can find, among their burning terms of love, None so devotional as that of “Mother,” Therefore by that dear name I long have called you— You who are more than mother unto me, And fill my heart of hearts, where Death installed you In setting my Virginia’s spirit free. My mother—my own mother, who died early, Was but the mother of myself; but you Are mother to the one I loved so dearly, And thus are dearer than the mother I knew By that infinity with which my wife Was dearer to my soul than its soul-life.

  • Take her to a nice restaurant- Here are a few with Mother’s Day Deals-

Macaroni Grill: Any mother who dines at the restaurant over Mother’s Day weekend can get a coupon for a free appetizer — good until May 31.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Each mom who dines at Ruth’s Chris this Mother’s Day will receive a $25 gift card, valid until July 2 at participating locations. The gift card can’t be used for takeout, and must be used to purchase an entree item.

P.F. Chang’s: Get a Ten dollar bonus gift card when you buy Fifty dollars in gift cards.

  • Go on a family picnic at a park and prepare her favorite meal for her. [caption id=“attachment_10830” align=“alignnone” width=“760”]fresh-1284562-760x503 pixabay[/caption]
  • Buy her some flowers- some Mother’s day favorites are Daisies, Tulips, Carnations, Lilies, and Sunflowers. [caption id=“attachment_10831” align=“alignnone” width=“760”]spring-2298279_1920-760x507 pixabay[/caption]
  • If you have enough money…buy her a new car!!!