Moms love gifts that come from their children’s hands as well as their hearts. This year your children may want to create a Mother’s Day certificate and poem. It will be something that any mother would cherish, no matter what the age of the children.
If your family is like most, you may have given gifts like flowers, candy, or a nice meal out. Mom isn’t going to complain about any of these gifts, but she may want something that requires a little more thought on your part or the part of the children in her life.
Think of all of the things that Mom has mentioned she would like but has never taken the time or spent the money on herself to get. It could be something as simple as having no laundry to do for a day to something as complex as spending at least two hours where all she has to do is relax. If you listen, you may be surprised at the number of ideas you can come up with to use for ideas for creating Mother’s Day certificates.
Mom may have mentioned on a number of occasions how she wished she had some time for herself. You can create a Mother’s Day certificate for nearly anything. Just think of how excited Mom will be when she sees a certificate for a day at a local spa – her own bathroom. The certificate could offer Mom two free hours to enjoy her home-spa.
You can get everything to create a day spa in the comfort of her own home. Scented candles, bubble baths, soft luxurious towels, and soothing music can help you create the atmosphere of a spa at any time of day or night. If you have younger siblings, include free babysitting services for the time she’s “away at the spa.”
What? You don’t know how to create this dream-come-true certificate for Mom? You can find computer software that will make certificates or you can make something on your own. Write a poem or statement of appreciation for Mom and then use any word processing software to put a beautiful border around it. Print it out and roll it up like a scroll. Tie it off with a lovely ribbon and tuck a flower – Mom’s favorite – into the ribbon.
She will be so impressed by the look of the scroll she may not open it for quite some time. However, when she does open it, and she reads the words you have written from your heart, her heart will melt. You might want to be prepared with tissues just in case she begins to cry because of your thoughtfulness.
If the children are very young, you may want to create a Mother’s Day certificate that will help Mom remember what the children were like at this age. You can find Mother’s Day poems online or in magazines that Mom will love. Print out the poem and paste it onto a sheet of paper with the children’s hand prints on it. This will be a keepsake Mom will love and cherish for years to come.