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6 Creative Mother’s Day Gifts

by Jennifer McLaughlin

Mother's Day Ideas Continued...

3. Unique Photo Collage

Take some photos from each child and create a photo collage! Try using baby pictures, photos from special trips and birthdays. Add some creativity and make mom a Monogram Collage like this one from!

4. “Queen for a Day” Meal Prep Service

Give mom the day off from prepping and cooking meals! Pick a recipe for each meal of the day and make all of the ingredients ahead of time. Some items can be frozen and then thawed for the big day. Then on Mother’s Day, simply reheat or throw the items into the slow cooker so that she can enjoy the day without worrying about what to feed the family.

5. Create Handprint, Footprint and Fingerprint Art

Here are some great ideas for hand and footprint art, but don’t just stop there! Get some plain white or wood frames, and have the kids stamp their fingerprints to make polka dot and striped one of a kind art pieces for mom or grandma!

6. DIY Mom Emergency Kit

Gather up some of mom’s favorites and put them in a tackle box or similar container. Add her favorite chocolates and snacks, a few toiletry items, a mini sewing a kit and Band-Aids. She can keep this near her bedside, in the car or in her office. Open only during emergencies!

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Jennifer is a former special education teacher and mentor. She obtained her bachelor's degree at Kent State University in Ohio. She enjoys dancing, reading and spending time training her dog, BrunoMars. 

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