Abraham Lincoln, a gentleman & a scholar, once said, “All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” Lincoln was notoriously wise & honest, and according to him, we should thank his mother for that. In fact, we should all thank our mothers for all they do, and for helping us become the gentleman we are today.
What better time to show your appreciation for your mother than the well-deserved Mother’s Day? Amidst this global pandemic, finding ways to express love has become somewhat difficult to navigate. In consideration of stay-at-home orders and social distancing, we’ve come up with 8 Mother’s Day ideas during quarantine…
Deliver Flowers or Edible Arrangements
Whether you decide to use a local florist (recommended), 1800 Flowers, or Edible Arrangments, a bouquet of flowers or fruit is always a nice token of gratitude.
Write a Letter
It can be a letter, a text, writing chalk on her driveway, or a poster held at a safe 6 feet away! Having trouble knowing what to say? It can be something as simple as, “Dear Mom, Happy Mother’s Day! Thank you for everything- you mean the world to me! Love, [Your Name].”
Call or Video Chat
I’m sure at this point you’re pretty well adapted to the use of video chat. If not, you can use programs like Facetime, Zoom, Google Hangouts, WhatsApp, and Skype to stay connected. If you want to make the call more fun and interactive, try using apps like Houseparty so you can simultaneously play some games! If relaxing and watching Netflix sounds better, try out Netflix Party, so you can binge-watch Tiger King together, remotely!
Post-Quarantine Gift Card
If you usually like to take your mom out to brunch or the movies, get her a gift card so she has something to look forward to when things are back to normal!
Order From Etsy
Etsy offers unique products from independent sellers, perfect for Mother’s Day gifts! However, it might be a good idea to consult your sister or any woman you may know, before blindly ordering a questionable gift for your mother.
You can make the food yourself, pick up carryout from a local restaurant, or have food delivered! Apps such as DoorDash, Grubhub & Uber Eats make the delivery process seamless.
As you know, being quarantined can get boring so getting something for your mom that she can spend her spare time with would be a great gift! Puzzles, painting supplies, coloring books, knitting set, online yoga course, or books are all things that might help maintain sanity.
Moms and wine go together like a horse and a carriage. You most likely won’t be able to deliver wine via horse and carriage, but there are plenty of online wine delivery services out there such as Wine.com.
Remember that behind every great gentleman is an even better mother, so be kind to your mom and show her the utmost respect and appreciation every day of your life, not just on Mother’s Day!
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