Mothers day during the time of Lockdown… Wondering what to do during Mother’s day during lockdown this year ? Infact among all the doom and gloom situation Mothers day might actually bring in some relieve and a reason to smile and feel loved.
We can not buy gifts for her, we cannot take her out for lunch but what we can do is shower her with lots of love, hugs and kisses. We can make her feel loved and special. Don’t be disheartened here are few suggestions to make this Mother’s Day as special as it has always been.
GIVE YOUR MOTHER A DAY OFF
You ask any mother the best gift they need is some time off from constantly thinking about household chores and responsibilties. So make this Mother’s Day the Best Mother’s Day of all time. I can assure you she is going to love it. Let her relax and chillax and let her not worry about the home. So, few days before the Mother’s Day observe her routine and responsibilties. Randomly ask her about how things are done around the house and make a note of them. So on Mother’s Day you will not have to ask and disturb her for any information. This is difinitely going to Surprise her to no limits….
STREAM HER FAVORITE MOVIE
Whether you are living with your mother or you are far away from her, stream her most liked movie or may be any new movie or popular web series. Gift her the membership of the popular movie streaming app incase she doen’t have one. Browse the internet to find any movie which she might like and enjoy.
SURPRISE HER WITH SPECIAL LUNCH / BREAKFAST
Arrange a breakfast or lunch or dinner whatever can manage for you & your mom. No matter how simple (becoz of limited grocery) it might be it will really make your mom very happy. Here is a small list of recipes which you can try.
CREATE SLIDESHOW OF OLD MEMORIES
Go through old pictures and make a beautiful slideshow for your mother. Run her through her happy moments.. I am pretty sure she will love it. There are many free softwares available online which easy to customize and doe not require any designing skills. You can ask your siblings and other family members too help you in collecting beautiful pics.
CREATE A BEAUTIFUL PLAYLIST FOR HER
Create a playlist of her favourite songs or may be genre and send her. She can play it through out the day and enjoy the day. There are many apps and websites which provide pre complied playlists ideal for the day and mood.
TREAT HER WITH HOMEMADE FACE/ HAIR SPA
Being in lockdown for some many weeks, a home made spa tretment would really be a luxury and your mother would love it. Look up for home made facial, face packs and hair pack recipes. Prepare them well in advance and on Mother’s Day create a spa environment at home. Switch on air diffusers, place some flowers from your garden, make a hot tea or may be serve her, her favourite drink. Make her relaxed and then give her a treatment from head to toe.
ORGANIZE A PICNIC IN YOUR OWN GARDEN
This is also a fun idea of organizing a small picninc in your private garden with a picnic basket, lemonade pitcher, sandwiches and other picnic stuff. Spent few hours in the open and soak up the sun, read books, play games – scramble, cards, monopoly or talk about the old good times. She is going to enjoy this…
DO VIDEO CHAT WITH HER FRIENDS AND FAMILY
In case you do not stay with your mother, then do a video chat on skype or facetime. Make your other siblings also join in. It will be fun. You can actually host a lunch together in your own respective homes. Chit chatting together and shares things from each others lives. In these difficult times sharing few moments with your loved and dear ones give some respite from the terrible gloomy atmosphere that has engulfed out lives.