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How should I honor my mom this Mother's Day?

Mother's Day is coming up and I want to do something grown-up, nice and meaningful for my mother and showing her some appreciation for the decades of caring and loving.

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Mother's Day is extremely important. It is celebrated on various ways to express our love and honor motherhood,show our gratitude for the hardships they bear in bringing up a child. One of the ways of letting her know that she is indeed valued by you is by gifting her on Mother's Day. There are so many ways to say thank you to your dear mom?such as,

Mother's Day Craft Gift: Craft gifts for Mother's Day are not only available for kids, also wonderful for the friend of a mom or husband with no clue what to give. You could make paper blossoms, mosaic flowerpot, coffee filter flowers, etc.

A Personalized Scrapbook for Mother: One of the most creative and thoughtful gifts is a scrapbook. Make a digital scrapbook and print out to send as an unusual yet practical Mother's Day gift.
http://www.photo-collage-software.com/ne…;

Make a Mother's Day DVD Gift: This is the best Mother's Day gift that will last for a long time to come and can be watched on TV anytime you want.
http://www.ourpix.com/photo-dvd-movie/mo…;

Throw a Mother's Day Party: Make your mom the "Queen of the Day" with a surprise Mother's Day party.
More Personalized Mother's Day Gift: Jewelry engraved, apparels, perfumes and chocolates as sweet Mother's Day gift if she loves these.

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Of course, this depends on your relationship with your mother, and how large your family is. If this will just be the two of you, she would probably enjoy simply spending time with you. Perhaps you could take her out to brunch, or you could cook her breakfast. I'm sure she would appreciate the typical flowers (fair trade of course!). You could get her nice jewelery, but most important is simply spending time with her.

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Well if you are an adult, I would take her to the spa, where you and her can spend the day together. If you are, of course, not an adult and don't have the kind of money for a day at the spa, I would recommend breakfast in bed and a movie day, where you get a bunch of chick flicks and movies you will both enjoy, so you can spend the day laughing and crying and discussing. Hope this helps :D

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Just thinking about doing something for your mother is honoring her. However, you are probably thinking more along the line of actually doing something for her in a personal way. 1. If you can afford to purchase a gift, flowers are the sentimental choice. However, cut flowers only last a short time. If your mother has a place to hang a planter, the flowers will last all summer and she can think of your gift every time she looks at it. Some planters can be placed indoors and will only need minor attention of watering and sunlight. You could take over the care of the plant if she is unable (or has lost her green thumb). Other gifts run the gamut from a card to clothing, or a dining experience. 2. Create a memory with her. Take her to a movie, show, museum, or her favorite park. 3. Shower her with many small gifts or coupons for things you'll do for her. 4. Most importantly tell her you love her. Don't be afraid to be creative, but do be sure to love her and let her know you do.

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Join Susan G. Komen for the Cure as we Celebrate Mothers everywhere!

For a donation of $30 or more we will send a Mother?s Day Card to the woman of your choice letting her know that you have made an investment in our mission to End Breast Cancer Forever. If you would like a Mother?s Day Card sent, please enter a qualifying gift, check the box, and fill out the information below. Cards will be sent for all donations $30 or more made before May 31, 2011.

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Visit her!! Hug her!! Say Thank You...

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Find something that your mom was good at before motherhood. Get her something that reminds her of that activity. if she liked to play tennis, get her a racket and some tennis balls and drive her to the court. If she liked to garden, get her some rose plants.
Also, if this doesn't work for you, listen to your mom and ask yourself, what would help her the most?
For my mom's birthday, i found a different flower for each yr of her age. 47 flowers for 47 years.Remember, it really is the thought that counts.

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treat them to a day off by helping with chores or cooking a meal. sometimes i just want to spend time with my children..when the family is together...the soul is in place.

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Manicure or pedicure gift certificate. Or maybe a spa certificate. Just remember to tell her Thank you for everything that she has done for you. That will be more grown up and mean more to her than anything else could.

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I have always found that actions speak louder than gifts. Spend time with her. Talk and learn. Tell her how much you appreciate and lover her. It really hurts when she's.

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Because Mother's Day is so special and mothers do so much. Their efforts are tireless even when they are tired. They never cease to be committed to children and family. So I believe a day at the spa would be a fabulous idea. Even if not a complete spa package, a relaxing message and pedicure would be great. The feet bare the weight of all the burdens so why not indulge your mom with something soothing as such :-)

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My most treasured gifts from my children (they are all grown now) have been the gifts that obviously took a bit of thought to come up with... not necessarily expensive, not necessarily home made. Just a little time thinking of me and what I might really enjoy. Two years ago two of my daughters got together and got me a Ipod shuffle. I am a dancer and I had previously only used tapes and cds to listen to my music. I love, love, love it and use it all the time.

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Since she is no longer with me I look through albums of pictures she collected through the years.

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When I began doing things for my mother as an adult I would take her out to lunch. These were the times that she and I developed and nurtured a healthy adult relationship. Now that she is deceased these are the things I remember most.

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What about cookies, a clean house, flowers, home grown flowers, a scrapbook, a nice letter, it really depends what she likes.

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Recognize your Mother with a personalized gift of written memories, photos, a poem, or anything else that links your relationship. You don't have to be an artist, though everyone is to some degree, but put some heart into your effort and it will be appreciated. If distance isn't an issue, spend some time going for a walk, playing games, seeing a play or concert. And if sugar isn't a problem, cap it with some frozen yogurt.

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darn had it almost finished and with laptops...u hit the wrong thing with your wrist and it's gone..so here I go once again...Mother's Day is on Sunday, take her to church,..even if neither of you go,,,you both should and give her a corsage to wear to church. Then if she's a Mom that has everything..give her something from your heart. Sit down at the computer and you can go to the dictionary for help on rhyming words and write her a poem that tells her how much you appreciate her and love her. Bring up things that you remember from your childhood or something special she did for you. Date it and sign it. Go to the store, buy a frame with mating, and put your poem in that frame. Also take her out for a Mother's Day lunch or dinner. She will love it!

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it depends on how old you are..giving her flowers is good..cooking her breakfast...make her a homemade card...give her a hug...plan a lunch or dinner date...give her a bird house so she can watch the birds...you and her could plant a tree together...

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clean the house for her and breakfast in bed. That doesn't cost a thing and shows her you care about making her life easier

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My newest favorite gift to honor a mother, father, sister or other important person that has given decades of help or as a monthly reminder to someone who is going through a difficult time is a monthly gift club of Harry and David's fruit. Once a month, the person receives the best of the best fruit, a different one each month, for themselves and/or they can share. There are different sizes, a "light" box is made for one or two people; which is what I received from my sister, who does not work for Harry and David (this is not meant to a sales pitch for them), but continues to be supportive as I am going through a personally rough time.

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Bring her out for Dinner, Get her favorite thing for her.

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The most precious gift to give a mom is time. You don't just send a nicely wrapped gift. Spend the whole day with her. If you would buy a DVD player for example, make sure you take time to burn memorable pictures and videos on a disk. Not the latest box office movie, but memorable things. Then she appreciates the time you spend with her.
You can now get something ready for next year's mother's day. Put her next birthday on a DVD disk when all the other siblings so it can be seen over and again when they visit .

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