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25 Ways to Say I Love You Mom

171264-I-Love-You-MomWith Mother’s Day on Sunday May 10th, you might be wondering what you can do this year. Here are some ideas for Mother’s Day, or any day when you feel like celebrating your mother. Many cost only your time, sure your mom will be grateful!

  1. Write, call, illustrate or send a photo of a specific occasion that you remember when you had a great time together.
  2. Visit her (or talk with her on the phone or a tablet).
  3. Ask what chore she’d mostly want to be done, and get it done for her!
  4. Make her dinner.
  5. Call up her favourite radio station and see if they’ll dedicate a song to her at a time she’s probably listening.
  6. Wash her car.
  7. Go for a mani/pedi together.
  8. Make her a special video.
  9. Take her to a favourite activity, could be the theatre, a movie or a baseball game.
  10. Make a scrap book of great memories.
  11. Create a playlist.
  12. Go with her to her community group (e.g. social club or church).
  13. Ask for advice!
  14. Plan a day-long “road trip”, perhaps with another sibling.
  15. Wash her dog (if she has one).
  16. Help her plant her spring garden.
  17. Write her a poem.
  18. Give her a (good) report card.
  19. Ask about her childhood.
  20. Host a gathering at her house for her friends.
  21. Take a class together.
  22. Clean her home.
  23. Take her out for afternoon tea.
  24. Go shopping with her.
  25. Sincerely tell her what a great mom she has been and what a happy childhood you had. Then, remind her how much you love her.

Looking for more inspiration?

  • Why not collect the best quotations about mothers and share them with her!
  • “Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” – Rudyard Kipling
  • “Behind all your stories is always your mother’s story. Because hers is where yours begin.” – Mitch Albom, For One More Day
  • “My mother thinks I am the best. And I was raised to always believe what my mother tells me.” – Diego Maradona