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  • 14 Lovely Mother's Day Gifts for a Mom's Every Need

    Still thinking of the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Here are some ideas you can consider!
    by Kate Borbon .
14 Lovely Mother's Day Gifts for a Mom's Every Need
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  • It’s that time of the year once again — Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend! Most mommas want presents that cannot be bought, such as sleep, rest, and time with their families. But never think for one moment moms won't appreciate gifts they can keep and use for a long time. After all, moms are the glue that holds the family together, so indulging them is never enough!

    14 Mother’s Day gift ideas for a mom’s every need

    Dads and kids, if you’re scrambling for Mother's day gift ideas, you’re in luck! Here are several special ideas you can try out, depending on what she needs or wants, including a family staycation, shopping sprees, a day at the salon, and yummy food, and, most importantly, a sweet date!

    For the tired mom: A massage and/or pampering package

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    What parent wouldn’t want to spend a relaxing day getting a massage and being pampered on hand and foot? After spending so much time caring for the family and the home, or maybe even going to work every single day, mom is bound to be tired, so a couple of hours’ worth of spa time will be a very welcome and very well-deserved break for her.

    For the kikay mom: Makeup and skincare products

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    All moms want to look fresh and gorgeous wherever they go, even while caring for little kids. Help her achieve that by giving her some products that will not only allow her to keep her skin healthy and moisturized but will also let her maintain her look all day!

    For more ideas on smudge-free and long-wearing makeup products you can get for mom, click here.

    For the shopaholic mom: A shopping spree

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    Celebrate Mother’s Day by giving mom the chance to shop the day away! This whole month, SM Supermalls is offering an exciting Php1 sale for all moms, where if you buy a selected item, you can get another one for only Php1! Who could say no to that?

    For the stylish mom: Jewelry

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    Jewelry such as necklaces, bracelets, and earrings are the perfect addition to any outfit. To be more creative, try giving mom a necklace made with her breast milk so that anywhere she goes, she takes a little memento of her precious baby with her!

    For the mom who wants a fresh new look: A salon treatment

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    Round out the day by giving mom the time to get a brand new hairstyle! Whether she wants a simple haircut, a new hair color, or a certain kind of hair treatment, a day at the salon will be a chance for her to unwind and spend some me-time.

    For the décor-loving mom: Trendy home items

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    Aside from new clothes and accessories, mom may also want to shop for stylish new items to make her home look more beautiful! There are many different stores in the city you can go to for all kinds of trendy home items, from plates, glassware, and silverware, to new furniture and decorative pieces.

    To know where you can shop for budget-friendly pieces for your home, click here.

    For the mom who loves to cook: A grocery shopping spree

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    A well-stocked refrigerator and kitchen is a dream for many moms, so this Mother’s Day, why not give mom a shopping spree for fresh groceries? Later, you can make a fun affair out of preparing a yummy dinner for the entire family.

    For the foodie mom: A buffet treat

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    If mom doesn’t feel like cooking, you can opt to go for a buffet instead! There are lots of buffet restaurants in the city which offer various types of delicious cuisines, such as Pinoy, Japanese, Korean, Italian, and much more. Happy feasting!

    For the nature-loving mom: Flowers or plants

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    There’s a reason why flowers are a classic present during occasions like Mother’s Day. They represent a sweet gesture of love and affection, plus, they make for gorgeous impromptu photos!

    Aside from flowers, you can also give mom small plants that she can grow inside the home, with the help of the rest of the family. These potted treats can help further beautify a home as well!

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    For the mom with a sweet tooth: Chocolates or other sugary treats

    Another classic gift is yummy chocolates! Go for chocolate bars, or try chocolate pastries such as cakes, cupcakes, and cookies. If mom is not much of a chocoholic, you can also try giving her other kinds of sweet treats and baked goods!

    For the bibliophile mom: New books

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    Many moms want some quiet time with themselves, and one way to help her get that is by giving her exciting books she can read. Whether she enjoys inspirational books, fiction titles, or comics and manga, any book-loving mom will surely have fun with new reads to add to her collection. Plus, it’s a good break from reading mostly books for kids, isn’t it?

    For the bakasyunista mom: A vacation with the family

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    Summer is the perfect time for a family vacation! Make the most of the warm weather by hitting the beach and taking a dip in the ocean, enjoy a luxurious stay at a gorgeous resort, or visit a city or country where you can explore places and experiences you’ve never had before!

    Want some time with your spouse? It might be good for you and your partner to take a kid-free trip together; after all, a happy marriage is a key to raising happy kids. So don’t feel guilty about prioritizing your marriage, and go on that much-anticipated trip with your hubby!

    To know more about family-friendly hotels and resorts in the country, click here. To know more about hotels which offer special perks and treats for families, click here.

    For the senti mom: A hand-crafted present

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    Make your present even more special by taking the time to make it yourself! You don’t have to make your gift too complicated — even simple cards with heartfelt messages from dad and the kids will definitely make mom’s heart swell right up, and her tears come falling down.

    For rekindling the love: Date night

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    Though you may be swamped with the responsibilities of work, raising kids, caring for the home, and so on, it’s crucial to find the time to make date night with your partner work. Even a couple of hours of merely chatting with your spouse or trying different kinds of fun activities will help strengthen your marriage. So, dads, on Mother’s Day, take the time to bring mom out on a date — it’s going to be so worth it!

    For tips on how to make date night count, click here.

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