Mother’s Day is just around the corner.
So if you are reading this Mum – forward this article to Dad or Grandma or Grandpa or an older child to help them show you the love you deserve this Mother’s Day.
According to Dr. Chapman, there are five primary love languages that people speak. These include words of affirmation, quality time, physical touch, acts of service, and receiving gifts.
What is your Mum’s language of love?
Better than that – I am sure your Mum deserves to be spoken to in all 5 love languages this Mother’s Day.
How? Here are some ideas to help you show the LOVE to your spectacular Mum this Mother’s Day:
Words of Affirmation
Every Mum should be told that she is loved and doing a wonderful job.
Why not make a game of it with your toddler and every hour on the hour tell your Mum you love her and give her a different reason each hour why she is wonderful in your eyes.
Mum’s are often so busy getting things done that they feel like quality time takes the back seat so give her some quality time by:
1.Organising a picnic and take a trip to the park this Mother’s Day. Let Mum sit back relax and just enjoy the day and the quality time without anything else to worry about. Fun Things for Toddlers has a good list of Gold Coast picnic spots, parks and playgrounds to help with your planning.
2.Take Mum out for breakfast, lunch or dinner at one of these Gold Coast’s Toddler Friendly Eats destinations that take the effort and stress out of family dining.
Mother’s Day is the day for plenty of huggles (what my toddlers call hugs) and kisses. Include hugs and kisses with words of affirmation on the hour every hour to make this Mother’s Day extra special for Mum.
Acts of Service
Most Mum’s show their love through acts of service even if it isn’t there primary love language. Show your love this Mother’s Day with acts of service like:
1.Dad, Grandma or Grandpa take the kids to a local park or on a walk so Mum can have a good sleep in.
2.Make Mum a special meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Breakfast in bed after an interrupted sleep-in would be appreciated by a lot of Mums. We have some breakfast/brunch ideas that are easy to make with kids.
3.Do a load of washing or put some away. Clean a bathroom or a kitchen. Do it without being asked. Involve the kids. This will mean more than you can know.
4.Help the kids make or bake Mum a special treat.
Mother’s Day is a great day to show toddlers the joy of giving. Gifts don’t always need to be expensive. A child’s handmade gift will often be cherished by a Mum. If you are purchasing a gift, Mum’s often like the ones where thought and care has been taken in the purchase. We have also put together some handmade toddler gift ideas for you.
We wish all the Mums out there a very special loving Mother’s Day.