Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate all mother’s, those who are mothers through biology and those who are mothers by choice.
According to History.com, ” The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. Jarvis would later denounce the holiday’s commercialization and spent the latter part of her life trying to remove it from the calendar. While dates and celebrations vary, Mother’s Day traditionally involves presenting moms with flowers, cards and other gifts.”
But Mother’s Day has been celebrated since ancient times with Greeks and Romans worshipping the mother goddesses Rhea and Cybele.
In preparation for this great day, do you need some great Mother’s Day ideas? Here are 10 ways to spoil your mother on Mother’s Day.
1.) Serve Your Mother Breakfast in Bed. Who doesn’t love a warm breakfast in the morning?
2.) According to Almanac.com, giving flowers to your mother is a great way to show appreciation as well as symbolize your relationship: “For example, the day lily is the Chinese symbol of motherhood and orchids symbolize ‘;many children.’ Purple irises are also a special choice for mothers, symbolizing faith and hope. Perhaps the most historically-significant flower is the white carnation, which was the symbol that Mother’s Day founder, Anna Jarvis, valued.”
3.) Have you thought about gifting your mother with a live plant or tree? Studies show that plants boost mood, purify the air and calm the mind. For more benefits of plants, click here.
4.) If your mother loves to cook or garden, consider designing an herb garden for her.
5.) Cook your mother her favorite meal
6.) Bake your mother a cake: According to Almanac.com, children in England always baked a cake for their Mother’s Day, also known as Mothering Sunday.
7.) Mothers always appreciate thought and effort. Consider making a homemade gift.
8.) Get your mother a gift you know she will love!
9.) Make a card.
10) Write your mom a song or a poem to express your love and appreciation and remind her of some fun memories
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