Mothers Day is a time of recognizing how special Mom is and for making it a very special day for her.
This year Mother's Day will be celebrated on Sunday, May 13, 2018.
It's a time for saying "I Love You", for breakfast in bed, flowers, cards, brunch out to a family restaurant, or for a family gathering at home.
Prepare a Meal for Mom - Do it at your house and take it to mom so that she will not feel the need to help clean-up.
Create a Home Made Collage - Get the whole family involved and include memories, quotes, and photos to create a lasting remembrance of of years as a mother.
Create Your Own Flower Arrangement - Even if you live in a city you can do this by collecting leaves, twigs, or going to a craft shop for items to include.
Clean Mom's House - Get some help from other members of the family and make it a collective event. There is always something that needs maintenance --- fix the broken shelf, appliance, a chair. Organize her coupons, her closets, etc.
Donate to a Charity in Mom's Name. This not only gives her recognition for being associated with a worthy cause, it passes down a lesson to the younger children, and supports others in need. Children's charities are always worthy causes.
Bake Mom a Cake - Baking Mom her favorite cake using your own time makes this a special gift
You can give your Mom the day off and make her day special in your own way by taking her out to brunch or for dinner.
If mother loves spa treatments, or if getting away for Mother's day weekend is more to her liking, treat her to an overnight stay in a hotel with spa.
Single Moms' With Young Kids - Join up with other single moms and their kids for a fun event that every one can enjoy.
Create a Journal of the Past Year - Reflect on your year as a mom, by writing a letter to your self about the ups and downs of parenting that you experienced in the past year.
Sleep Later - Give your husband and kids the opportunity to do something you want. They might even extend the event to include breakfast in bed.
Spend Some Time Away From the House . After you’ve celebrated your day with the family, get a few hours alone to do something for yourself like meeting up with a friend of getting out to a store to shop.
Take Mom to the Annual Azalea Festival
Sunday May 13, 2018; 10am - 4pm; Held Rain or Shine.
Sayen Park Botanical Garden
155 Hughes Drive
Hamilton Township, NJ
Held only on Mother's Day each year. This event takes place in the historic Hamilton Square, Sayen House and Gardens, a sanctuary for nature lovers, garden enthusiasts and history buffs alike. Enjoy seeing over 250,000 flowering bulbs, dogwoods, azaleas and rhododendron, In addition to touring the grounds' collection of beautifully landscaped walking paths, fountains, bridges, lakes, gazebos, and breathtaking scenery, attendees can enjoy crafters, food, music, entertainment, and more.
Does Mom enjoy amusement rides, aquariums, and the Jersey Shore? Take her to Jenkinson's
Sunday - May 13 , 2018
300 Ocean Ave
Point Pleasant Beach
All day on Mother's Day, Sunday, moms get free admission to rides, the aquarium, fun house, and mini golf with a paying child. The perfect spring day for mothers and children to enjoy together at the boardwalk.
Take Mom to a Winery for Their Mother's Day Festival
May 13, 2018; Noon to 5 PM
269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Road
Celebrate Mother's Day by treating mom to a Mother's Day Festival that features family and friends treating mom to a special event filled with a wine tasting, cellar tour, lunch, live music and more.