The most expensive gifts are not always the best gifts to receive. Mom wants to be thought of, period. If you don’t have the funds to spend a lot, be creative and make sure that through phone calls, cards, letters, and words, she feels the love.
Being practical is always a good option for mom. All that time and money she spends on giving you the things you need leaves little time for herself. If she asks for anything specifically, she probably truly needs or wants it. Don’t be afraid to follow her request and don’t overthink it if she’s given you one.
Provide a way for Mom to relax on Mother’s Day. This is rare for busy Mom’s especially of young ones. Take over the tasks she normally must do in addition to any material gifts you decide to give, and she’ll forever be thankful.