The very first and most special woman in almost everyone’s life is no one but their mother. Mother’s Day this year on Sunday, May 9, 2021, will be a special day to express your gratitude to the maternal figure in your life. So, how to celebrate Mother’s Day during quarantine?
The more mature we are, the more we become aware of the power of motherhood and all mothers have done for us. The children always desire to show much they love and appreciate all their mother’s done for them by particularly acknowledging this important day. And during the social distancing time because of pandemic, the slogan for this upcoming holiday is: “Celebrate Mother’s Day and stay connected white staying at home”.
We have to admit that whether it’s your mom, your grandma, an aunt or anyone else, celebrating the upcoming holiday to honor that person might look a bit different as we are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Every Mother’s Day, we expect to join in our favorite family traditions, but this year, things will change a little bit. Whether you are separated from your beloved mother due to social distancing, or you are simply living far away from home, it may be quite challenging to find creative ways to celebrate the day when you can’t visit her. However, it doesn’t mean you can’t do anything to honor her on that day.
Although it’s hard to plan a trip to a mother-daughter vacation spot this Mother’s Day, you can still find plenty of ways to make the holiday special during the pandemic.
You can make video calls to strengthen your bond through chatting together or playing games. Children can also choose some gift ideas for moms or try some activities for a meaningful Mother’s Day, even when you are apart.
How to celebrate Mother’s Day during quarantine?
During pandemic, you might not be able to give your mother a big hug on Sunday. However, you can absolutely spend time with her through Facetime, Zoom, Skype, or other video platforms. You play games, watch a movie or hold a drink together.
This Mother’s Day, you may not have a chance to be with your mom and make some delicious cakes with her. However, virtually bake-off will be a good option during pandemic. This is another awesome way to take advantage of video calls.
You and your mother can hold a virtual bake-off or cook-off with the support of different video platforms. What you need to have is just a good Internet connection. Now, agree with your mom on a recipe and see whose dish comes out best.
Send her flowers
A fresh bouquet of your mom’s favorite flowers will surely brighten Mother’s Day. During pandemic, you don’t have to go out to buy flowers. With the help of online flower delivery services, you can send flowers to your mom. If you are looking for longer-lasting gifts, you can choose dried flower bouquets as a constant reminder of how much you love her.
Order her breakfast in bed
Preparing breakfast in bed for your mom on the holiday can also be a good idea. However, you need to be more creative to do it on Mother’s Day 2021. Instead of cooking something for mom yourself, you can order from a restaurant and have it delivered to your mom. In fact, there are many restaurants that serve special takeout deals for Mother’s Day.
Get together from a safe distance
If it has been a long time you stayed far away from home and you are expecting to see your mother in person on this Mother’s Day, there are ways for you to do that safely. One of the options including outdoor activity, for example, a hike or a drive-by parade outside your mother’s house. As long as you can keep a good distance away, the possibilities to meet your beloved mom are endless.
Create a handmade gift
Believe me, it doesn’t need to be an expensive gift that makes Mother’s Day special. Sometimes, just a handmade gift can make your mother cry as she is so touched by your love.
Yes! Giving your mom something with a personal touch by DIYing your gift is a perfect way to show your gratitude to her. You can try a simple sewing project so that you can make a long-lasting gift and your mom can use it over and over again. Giving pounded flower art a shot so that mom can keep it in the years to come. Either way, it would be a great and meaningful way to pass the time while creating a thoughtful gift that your mom will love.
During the pandemic, the gift seems to be more wonderful than ever. With the free time staying at home during the pandemic, you can make the best things for your mother. If you are lucky to stay at home with your mom, it’s good! You and your mother can do it together and she can tell you how to do it. But if you are staying away from her, your mom can feel how much you love her with your lovely DIY gift.
Create a photo album
Recall all the ways your mother has changed your life with a homemade photo album. You can pick out the most favorite pictures of you and Mom through the years and then arrange them in a special album. Due to the impact of social distancing during the pandemic, you can have that album delivered to your mom as a Mother’s Day surprise. This precious gift will absolutely remind her of all the special memories you’ve shared.
How to celebrate Mother’s Day during quarantine? Things are a bit challenging but not too difficult. You can find many ways to make Mother’s Day special. However, regardless of the way you make the day special, your moms just want to hear from you and see you appreciate them for all they have done. That thing is especially true in trying times like these.