Families are an important form of support during the recovery journey. So on Mother’s Day, show your mom how much she means to you and how grateful you are for her love and support during this difficult time. Or how much you love and support her recovery journey.
You can celebrate with a brunch or dinner gathering with family and friends. You can have flowers delivered or bring flowers to her in person. You can mail a Mother’s Day card and even with a gift. But most of all in today’s technology world a phone call is a must. Here are five more ideas for fun (and sober!) ways to celebrate mom this year.
Plant a Garden
Plant a beautiful, colorful garden for your mom as a surprise if you can. As the plants grow and bloom, your mother will feel honored seeing your dedication to improving the beauty in her life. Strategically place your mom’s favorite plants and flower colors along the front of the garden to keep them center stage.
Schedule Pottery Classes
Attend a pottery class with your mom to learn a new skill together. The mug, dish or figure you create in pottery class can represent your recovery, renewal of self and dedication to progress. Remember to inscribe the date in the bottom of your creation to commemorate the occasion.
Plan a Movie Night
A movie night can help strengthen and renew the bonds between you and your mom as you share your favorite box office hits and cult classics. Make sure to bring a fleece throw blanket along with plenty of movie snacks.
Give Her a Charm Bracelet
Give your mom a charm bracelet that can act as a platform for future gifts for years to come. A sterling silver bracelet will hold small charms that celebrate various events and accomplishments in life. With just a quick glance, this piece of jewelry will fill your mom’s heart with pride and love.
Visit Local Landscapes
Visit the local landscapes together with your mom to share a new perspective on the world around you. During the walk to the viewpoints, you can discuss the way each person’s path through life twists, turns and intertwines with other journeys.