There’s a sharp turn from childhood to adulthood when you start giving gifts to your parents, rather than the exchange going one way- whether for birthdays, Christmas, or other holidays. Mother’s Day can be a particularly fraught holiday, since it can be tough to toe the line between too little and too much. Luckily, this infographic is here to help you out.
Mother’s Day is a big deal in most families, and people spend quite a bit on the holiday. So it’s worth taking some time to plan out your gift, surprise, or celebration in advance.
Statistically speaking, the top three things moms want on Mother’s Day are a nice meal (25%), a gift card (16%) and a day off (13%). Luckily for kids everywhere, these aren’t difficult to achieve: make sure your mom has a day entirely free of work (including household tasks and cleaning up after the party is done), locate a gift card to a place she likes, and book a table at a tasty restaurant.
Ultimately, a word of warning: while this infographic may be a good place to start if you’re stuck for ideas, only you know what your mom likes and dislikes. So make sure you put some thought into her special interests and make her feel appreciated this Mother’s Day.