Mother’s day is nearing and for those who don’t know it is on May 14, 2017. Now, like every year you don not want to gift your mother “flowers” plucked from your garden this Mother’s Day in 2017. That is appreciated but here’s what we say. Stop for a while and think, what would your mom do with those? Keep them in a vase and water them till they wither away and die? Is that gift really worth the efforts your Mom puts in every second for you? This Mother’s day of 2017 for all our “Indian Moms” let us be a bit innovative and gift her that would fetch you a big hug and of course sumptuous meals on May 14, 2017.
Here’s a list of 1o innovative gifts your Mom would love to get this Mother’s Day in 2017 that would not burn your pockets even. Sounds like a deal, Isn’t it? Take a look:
1. A Picture Collage
Collect all your ‘baby with mama’ pictures and make a good collage out of it. Your mom and you both will get a good dose of “nostalgia”, while she would remember this gift forever and ever. The efforts would matter more to her any day over cost and she would love the fact to be reminded that “she is deeply loved” by you on the Mother’s Day in 2017.
2. Handmade Card
She would love a nice handmade card this Mother’s Day 2017 because, in India, mommies still save their baby’s scribbling rough work on papers and walls. Give her a finished form this time with a lovely note, for moms would love this gift on Mother’s Day this year.
3. Self pampering Salon Session
Let her take an off-day from work either household or from her workplace, and gift her a nice package of what she likes at salon. A nice manicure – pedicure, head massage or foot reflexology she would not ever say no to. Because at the end of the day, she is a woman who loves pampering! Let this Mother’s day of 2017 be the “Day” for her.
No high-end classy ones would be required to bring a smile on her face. Gift her home-made or from the nearest store, a small bottled perfume which would make her remember you every time she flashes on some when she goes out. Good one for this Mother’s day in the year 2017.
Every person on earth needs it. A cute small wallet which she would love to carry when she is out for as petty as a grocery shopping spree with her friends. This Mother’s day in India in 2017, let us gift our moms, a wallet which she not only uses but flaunts amongst her ladies group and boast as to her child gifted her.
6. Selfie Stick
Tell her she’s beautiful and still young. The broad smile on her face would be captured by you and make sure she knows how to take a perfect selfie. Gift your mommies a selfie-stick this years’ Mother’s Day in 2017 and she would also end up being a “selfie-addict” like you one day.
7. “Love Mom” Thingy
Things like a key chain, wind chime, carved wooden decorative pieces, lockets, hand cuffs, mugs, etc with a “Love Mom” message would make her drool over these tiny cute things. Yes, Mother’s Day in India is all about emotions and “Love Mom” message carries all of them in two words. 2017’s Mother’s day would be remembered by her throughout her life.
8. Off-day Resolution
Promise her a once a week off from kitchen on a Sunday lunch plan the way you get from your school, college or office and cook her anything, your her favourite pasta, noodles or simply vegetable rice. She would love the effort and graciously accept this annual resolution of you cooking 52 meals a year for her every Sunday as her Mother’s day gift this year in 2017.
9. Flower Pot
What’s the point of gifting her a bouquet of roses that would die in three days? Better plant a nice sapling in a pot so that she waters it daily and remember you when the plan grows to make way for blooming of scented roses in different hues. Now, that is like a nice Mother’s day gift for the year 2017.
10. Pocketed Phone Case
Now. we know our mothers carry a whole lot of stuff when she leaves the house to make sure she has everything handy when in need. Either she would forget cards, keys or her phone in hurry. Gift her a phone case with many pockets so that she carries one thing which holds it all for her in her hands. Good start to executing things to become handy this Mother’s day onwards for your mommy in 2017.
Your Mom anyway loves you. Show her how much you do. We know love can never be quantified because it is abstract. But, the intensity of it can be easily felt. Keeping all that in mind, shower her these cute little things and wish her a great “Mother’s Day” in the year 2017. Because “Mommy you are the best.”