I don’t recall there ever being a time when mothers were more deserving of heroic recognition. Days in quarantine, especially with young ones, bring the definition to a whole new level. We are teachers, chefs, housekeepers, mental health counselors, friends, physical trainers, activity directors, and that doesn’t even include our professional obligations.
I appreciate that times are hard but this is not the year to slight the woman who runs the roost. No matter your budget, it’s incumbent upon partners and children to make sure your madre feels appreciated.
Make it big or don’t come home. Make a giant ode to mom in the form of a sidewalk chalk card or cook her favorite restaurant dinner and clean it up. Be sure to top it off with lots of hugs and kisses. Even better, if you’re in the position to do so, buy her something she would love.
Remember, deliveries are delayed at most stores. Don’t wait until the last minute.
Below is a list of a few of my favorite things:
Bottega Veneta mini Jodi bag ($1720)
Minnie Rose house slippers ($154)
Chanel sunglasses with a chain ($525 from $700)
Solange Hotlips ring ($230)
Manolo Hangisi heels ($750 from $1025)
Gucci hair clip ($400)
Hermes Lipstick ($67 to $72)
Sea lace blouse ($157 from $225)