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Moms Share My Their Most Memorable Mother’s Day Gifts

mother's day gift

People stress out over Mother’s Day gifts. They want to make sure that they get the perfect present that will make their moms smile. While there is nothing wrong with buying mom diamonds, cruises, or a new house, the price of the gift is not the most important factor. As the old cliche goes, “it’s the thought that counts.” Moms appreciate their kids’ (and husbands) taking the time to create a unique gift that expresses their appreciation and creativity. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to make mom happy, but you do have to exert a little effort.

I asked moms to share their most memorable Mother’s Day gifts. Here is what they had to say.

  • Most Memorable Mother’s Day Gifts 1 of 12
    Most memorable mother's day gifts
  • Personalized Book 2 of 12
    photo (7)

    "My best Mother's Day gift was hand made book my 7 year old daughter gave me that showed all the things that she liked to do with me. It was adorable!" - Ann Fantom

    photo by Frederick J. Goodall

  • Photo Locket 3 of 12
    Mother's Day Locket

    "The best gift I've ever received was a gold heart locket with my two sons photos in it."  - Margaret Smith

    photo by Bubbels via stock.xchng

  • Coupon Book 4 of 12
    Coupon book for Mother's Day

    "My kids made me a coupon booklet for doing chores!" - Vunda Vall

    photo by Frederick J. Goodall

  • Handpicked Flowers 5 of 12
    pansies

    "I loved the basket of pansies my son gave me that he carefully picked out by himself." - Cynthia Conley

    photo by BeveryLR via stock.xchng

  • Breakfast 6 of 12
    breakfast

    "A nice breakfast out was my favorite." - Erica Carnes

    photo by theswedish via stock.exchange

  • Hand Crafted Bracelet 7 of 12
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    "The best Mother's Day gift I received was a bracelet my daughter made for me." - Susan

    photo via FlyCat via stock.xchng

  • Bird Feeder 8 of 12
    bird feeder

    "The best Mother's Day gift I have ever received was my first bird feeder that my family got me several years ago. They have expanded on it since then and I enjoy watching and feeding the birds daily." - Jennifer Reed

    photo by  studebkr via stock.xchng

  • T-Shirt with Hand Prints 9 of 12
    handprint

    "My kids gave me a T-shirt with their hand prints on it. I love it." - Beth Shepherd

    photo by hmpalassi via stock.xchng

  • A Hand Drawn Picture 10 of 12
    kid drawing mom

    "My son made a really nice picture for me." - Debbie Penny

    photo by Frederick J. Goodall

  • The Gift of Motherhood 11 of 12
    baby boy

    "My best gift was my daughter. She was born 2 days before Mother's Day." - Tamar

    photo by just4u via stock.xchng

  • What was your most memorable Mother’s Day Gift 12 of 12
    mom and son

    What was your most memorable Mother's Day gift? Share your thoughts in the comments.

    photo by sebanadon via stock.xchng

     

Connect with Fred on his blog Mocha Dad or via Twitter. You can also read more of his posts on Babble.

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