We never thank our mothers enough for their unconditional love and hard work. Mother’s day is a perfect opportunity to let her know how amazing she is! The celebration of Mother’s Day began in the United States in the early 20th century; it is not related to the many celebrations of mothers and motherhood that have occurred throughout the world over thousands of years, such as the Greek cult to Cybele, the Roman festival of Hilaria, or the Christian Mothering Sunday celebration (originally a celebration of the mother church, not motherhood). Mother’s day is a modern celebration for mothers and the maternal bonds in the society. It is celebrated on different dates across the world, but is most commonly celebrated in the month of March or May. We have some quick ideas to make your mother’s day celebration special and warm:
Our beloved mother works hard throughout the year to look after the family needs. It is an excellent idea to pamper her with a spa surprise. She will be thrilled to know how much her child cares about her and wants her to relax for the day. So go ahead and give your mother some wonderful and enjoyable pampering.
To add a personal and sentimental touch to your mother’s day, you could also spend on some personalised gifts with your messages. Recreate a family album and watch how her heart melts at your love.
For those who can cook and bake, why not prepare some wonderful delicious food for your mother?! Once a while she needs to take a break and enjoy all the delicacies.
Pretty fresh roses and yummy chocolates never fail to please women.
To conclude with, why not put her to bed with your warm hugs, pampering and some cosy pyjamas to rest in for the night. Perhaps, she will have the most pleasant sleep that night and the sweetest dreams.
“When I was a baby, you rocked me to sleep,
And dressed me and taught me to talk,
You guided my faltering, hesitant steps
When I first started learning to walk.
And then came the day I started to school,
When you realized how fast I had grown,
And you told me what wonderful fun it would be–
Then watched as I skipped off, alone.
You make all the days of my childhood so gay,
So filled with contentment and fun.
That the memory I have of my growing-up years
Is a cherished and wonderful one.
And then, when I started to be on my own,
You offered a sure, guiding hand,
Whenever I needed a listening ear,
I knew then that you’d understand–
For all of your thoughtfulness, all of your love,
Your patience and gentleness, too,
I’m thankful–for I have a wonderful treasure–
A sweet, lovely mother like you!”
Mothers are the sweetest gift from God to us. There is no way we can ever really thank our mother for all she does for us. Nevertheless we must make it a habit to keep reminding ourselves of the various sacrifices she makes while raising us. With Mother’s day round the corner, plan ahead and give your mother the pleasant surprise.
By Ankita Roy
for Campus Drift