How to Make Mother's Day Special for Single Moms

Mother’s Day can be especially trying for newly single moms. Now that you are on your own it can seem just like any other day But it doesn’t have to be. Here are some fun ways to make it special.

1. Do something you and your kids enjoy.

When my children were younger we would each pick our favorite activity and write them on a slip of paper.  I made sure all the choices were something that was relaxing and fun for everyone. We’d put them in a grab bag. Then I got to draw the winning activity.

 2. Treat yourself to a spa treatment.

It’s one of the best me-time pamperings you can do and it doesn’t have to be expensive. One of my favorite websites is spaweek.com. They’ve always got great deals. And now through May 11 in honor of mothers day you can get a $100 gift cards for $79.99. They are redeemable at 8000 spa spots around the country at any time.

3. Avoid the brunch.

Seeing huge family groups together who look happy can be unsettling, besides most restaurants are noisy, overcrowded and everyone is grouchy. Instead create a potluck picnic in the park. Invite your single mom friends and their kids.  Then enjoy a collaborative Mother’s Day celebration. Add some champagne and OJ, for the moms, and you’ve got a fun-filled relaxing day.

4. Buy yourself some roses!

They’re beautiful to look at, smell good and they will make you feel special! I like purchasing PassionRoses because it’s a family-oriented company that supports their community through education, donations and community outreach. Now through Mother’s Day use the promo code ROSES4MOM at check out for a 10% discount. 

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