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Victor Wembanyama on stage after being selected first overall in the 2023 NBA draft
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Cavan Nicholas, Contributing Writer • May 27, 2024

Struggling for gift ideas for your Mom? Read this for a guide to the best and most meaningful gifts for this upcoming Mothers Day
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  1. It doesn’t have to break the bank!

I guarantee that any Mother would prefer a sweet and heartwarming gift over an expensive one that they won’t even like. Handwritten cars, homemade art, and acts of kindness are always good options for Mother’s Day. I made a chore coupon book one year, and my mom loved it! Another gift could be homemade food or baked goods. As long as they can tell you put in time and effort to create something, they will love it. 

  1. If it’s expensive, make sure she actually wants it. 

Women do not want the same heart shaped necklace or bracelet every year, and if you think they like it, they’re usually just being nice. Try to subtly ask about her preference for jewelry, whether she wears gold or silver, and what she typically wears daily. Don’t get me wrong, women will appreciate a nice piece of jewelry, but try to find something she can wear a lot or that fits her style. If this is too difficult, ask the customer service workers at any jewelry store and they can probably help you figure out what to get. 

  1. The best gift is relaxation

Mothers do a lot day to day, and they need breaks sometimes too. This Mother’s day, try to give your mother the space she needs to relax and reset. A day at the spa or just not asking her a thousand things a day can be all you need for a successful Mother’s Day. 

  1. Family time!

One of a Mother’s only wishes is to have a nice time with her family and friends. A dinner where no one fights and everyone is happy sounds like paradise to a mom. Try your best to create a nice meal with limited tensions, I promise she will appreciate it. 

I hope these tips can help you in finding the perfect gift ideas for the Mother figures in your life. Also, don’t overthink it, know that their tips are just general stereotypes and might not be true for everyone. In the end, you know your Mom the best, and any gift you get her she will appreciate. Good luck!

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