Did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month? Well, now you do! With this in mind, and Mother’s Day coming up, I thought why not give you some great ideas for helping Mom to de-stress on Mother’s Day. Here are my favorite ways to de-stress and unwind, which your mom/wife/sister etc. might appreciate on Mother’s Day.It's not all about gifts for Mother's Day. Here are 5 ways you can help mom de-stress for Mother's Day Click To Tweet
Pour Her A Hot Bubble Bath
There is nothing more relaxing for me then a hot bath. It’s soothes and relaxes sore muscles. Lavender smelling bubble bath, salt or essential oil only adds to the experience. Lavender scent is very soothing and lavender oil is said to help induce sleep, reduce stress and anxiety, but for me, it’s just one of my favorite scent.
Send Her for A Massage Or A Pedicure
Any mom will benefit from a massage, so send her for therapeutic massage. Or, with the summer just around the corner, sandals will be coming out of the closet soon. Why not join mom for a mother/daughter pedicure and pretty up those toes. Not only will her feet look pretty, but she’ll get a nice leg massage in the process and come out relaxed and refreshed.
Join Her On A Walk, Run or Bike Ride
Getting some fresh air is also a great way to de-stress. That’s why I love having a dog in my life. I always have a willing partner for a walk. I find it helps me clear my mind. Maybe you can suggest a walk with mom on Mother’s day. After all, it’s cheap, and it’s a great way for the family to bond. Running and other physical activities like biking are also great for de-stressing. If mom is into that, offer her that option too! Mom will be thrilled that you are showing interest in something she loves to do.
Buy her some of her Favorite Reading Material
What does mom like to read? Is she into food or decorating magazines? Does she like the hottest biography? Personally, I’m into reading fiction because it takes me way into another reality. Reading also makes me sleepy, which takes me to the fifth way to help mom de-stress: napping.What does Mom really want for Mother's Day? She really just wants a nap! Click To Tweet
Let Her Nap
Ok, any mom of small children will agree I’m sure, that the No. 1 thing they’ve love to do on Mother’s day (beside spending time with her wonderful children) is to sleep-in or take a nap. That’s one thing I used to love to do (before my lovely son); to take 20 min cat naps. Casper, a company know for their new mattress, shared their
Are you still looking for a gift for mom? Check out my Mother’s Day Gift Guide For Fit Moms.
Join the conversation:
- What’s your favorite way of de-stressing?
- Do you love naps?
- How do you wish to spend mother’s day?