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Top 10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

What do you have planned to gift mom on Mother’s Day that will make her feel special? Let’s have a look at the top 10 Mother’s Day gift ideas that you can purchase in Ottawa.

Mother’s Day is dedicated to some of the hardest working and most patient people in the world. Moms are always there for you no matter what. They work hard to take care of their kids and to point you in the right direction so you can have a good start in life. Your mom will always be there when you need her for as long as she can.

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Top 10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is a wonderful holiday that honours moms for all the things they do for their families all year. This is a great time to show your appreciation for your mom or the mother of your kids by making the whole day about her. We have came up with some unique gift ideas for Mother’s Day that she can do in Ottawa!

1. Restaurants

Take her out to lunch at local restaurant in Ottawa, just the two of you. She’ll love spending this quality time with you catching up on things. Tell her how much she means to you. Nothing beats giving your mom a hug and saying, “I love you” and “I’m thankful you’re my mom”. If you can’t spend a meal together on Mother’s Day, you can eat a virtual meal together via Zoom or Skype. You can also pay for take out food and have it delivered to her.

2. Online Classes

An ideal Mother’s Day gift is to purchase online classes that you can do together. Many single or weekly programs are now offered via Zoom including fitness, meditation, Reiki, arts and crafts, and cooking. It’s a fun and exciting way to spend time virtually with mom.

3. Staycation Getaway

Gift mom for Mother’s day with a staycation getaway in Ottawa, so she doesn’t have to cook and clean for a day or two.

4. Streaming Services

Purchase a monthly or yearly subscription-based streaming service such as Netflix or Crave. She can spend some quiet and relaxing time at home watching TV shows and movies without commercials.

5. For The Outdoorsy Mom

For moms that love the great outdoors, gift her with a gift card from a sports store. She can purchase apparels to wear when she goes out for a nature hike or walk through her neighbourhood.

6. Homemade gift idea for mother’s day: DIY Spa

Stop by and spend the day doing the things she wants to do. This is a great opportunity for you to talk and get to know your mom better as a person, not just the woman who took care of you growing up. Bring a DIY spa package of body scrubs, lavender vanilla soaps, facial scrubs, rose petal bath bombs, and scented bath salts, so she can pamper herself and have a relaxing day!

7. Virtual Local Events

If you can see your mom on Mother’s Day, take part together in a virtual event. You can view many online shows, musicians, and cultural groups via Zoom. Some are free while others will ask for donations or a fee. You can visit websites like Eventbrite to see what is happening in your area. Grab a glass of wine during the event and chat with mom via text, DM, or the telephone!

8. Support Local Businesses

Support a local Ottawa business such as a bakery, nursery, greenhouse, or florist by gifting mom with pastries, a Mother’s Day cake, flowers, plants, or shrubs.

9. Mother’s day gift ideas for hard to buy Moms

Again, if you can be by your mom’s side on Mother’s day, spend time just the two of you or with family members doing a virtual secret theme trivia night, a virtual escape room, or throwing a memorable virtual bash by gifting mom with one of these fun experiences. Tell her how much she means to you by sending her a quote engraved in a bracelet or heart necklace. The words you choose will be a constant reminder of your love. These unique suggestions are also ideal for Mother’s Day gift ideas for those hard to buy moms.

10. Massage Session

Gift mom for Mother’s Day with 1 hour massage session with a registered massage therapist. This will help her relieve all the stress and anxiety that accumulated in her body during these difficult pandemic times.

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These top 10 Mother’s Day gift ideas offer a unique way to spend time with your mom. The best gifts are not always something you can buy. What you do or purchase is not as important as taking the time to call her or be with her virtually on Mother’s day! Sometimes, sharing your time and companionship is what mom really wants. Talk, laugh and spend time together not just on Mother’s Day, but all year long. She will cherish these memories for a lifetime and so will you!

Lyne Proulx
Lyne Proulxhttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne Proulx is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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