Mother’s Day: Five ways to celebrate your mom during the lockdown

Daughter surprising mom. (Photo: Getty/Gallo Images)
Daughter surprising mom. (Photo: Getty/Gallo Images)

Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend, but Covid-19 has definitely changed our way of doing things.

Even though we might not be with them physically or may not be able to buy them their desired gift, we can still make our moms feel special.

From making time for a chat to ordering their favourite meal, here are ways you could spoil your mom, even if you’re far apart.

A special virtual meet-up

If you’re not in quarantine with your mom, make sure to call or video call her this weekend to let her know that you’re thinking of her, Hindustan Times reports.

Share old laughs, ask her how she’s really doing and invite additional family members to join your call. This will definitely make her day a bit more special

The classic breakfast in bed

If you’re staying with your mom and you’re unable to buy her a gift because of lockdown restrictions, make sure to pamper her with a lovely breakfast in bed.

This yummy YOU eggs benedict recipe will surely put a huge smile on her face.

If you don’t have enough ingredients for a full breakfast, no need to stress, try to be creative and whip up something delicious with the ingredients in your pantry. Moms often appreciate the smallest things.

Order something from her favourite restaurant

Now that restaurants are open for deliveries, you can spoil her this Mother’s Day by ordering anything from her favourite take-out place – which is great if you’re not in lockdown together.

Go to your local supermarket

Leading up to Mother’s Day, supermarket’s usually run specials on cute items you could buy for your mom, from chocolates to lotions and her favourite perfume.

If your mom isn’t too big on surprises, a simple bunch of flowers should do.

Do something that you both enjoy

This could either be cooking, doing each other’s makeup or simply watching a movie together, Country Living suggests.  

Make this Mother’s Day one you two will always remember.

Sources: Sudbury, Country Living, MSN


*Covid-19 is keeping many of us indoors. Our shopping trips have become brief, normal activities have been halted. Many have been wondering if they’ll still get their copy of their favourite YOU magazine. And how will we find things to do while indoors?

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