As we approach mother's day most of us are considering the perfect gifts to buy for mom! But what about that friend of family member who is a mom in the making, shouldn't she be honored this year as well! Whether you are buying for a first time mom to be or a mom of multiples, here are some great tips for gifts for mothers in the making!
1. Spa certificates- Moms to be need all the pampering they can get! There back, feet, legs, and ankles are swollen and hurt. They could use the extra attention to relieve the stress on their body. A massage, facial, or even a pedicure can be the perfect last minute gift for moms to be.
2. Maternity Clothing - Now, let me be clear! Do not go out and purchase clothing that you THINK might fit! Purchase a gift certificate to a luxury maternity boutique. When your body is every changing the write clothing can make all the difference. Luxury pieces can be an added treat! Nothing says comfy like high quality stretch...awwww!
3. Great food- Hey pregnancy is the ONLY time in life when a mom can have really good food without the guilt and concern of weight gain! So treat mom to a great steak dinner, or whatever she desires! Take a step farther and order some chocolate covered strawberries, or an edible arrangement for after dinner. Nothing like chocolate to say I appreciate you!
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4. Rest- This can't be stated enough, for ALL moms but especially moms to be. Growing a life in one's body is hard and tiresome work. An afternoon nap, or sleeping through the night in comfort can be a big deal for moms to be. Set up a comfortable quiet spot for mom and let her sleep as long as she chooses. This gift can go on long after mother's day as well!
5. Giftcards for baby to be - This may not seem like the right gift for mothers day, but most moms to be especially first-timers carry around a certain level of anxiety about having everything prepared for baby. This can be eased by providing giftcards to places where mom maybe registered. Giftcards allow mothers to make necessary purchases when they need them! Increments of $20.00 or more can go a long way when you consider purchases for diapers, formula, and a multitude of other items!
Now you are all set and ready to go! This mother's day no one will be left off of your list!
Make it a great Mom day!