Mother's Day is just around the corner, and is a special day to show the women in your life - whether it's a mother, mother-in-law, wife or daughter - just how important they are.
However, it can be difficult to know exactly how to do so. That's why we at The Gospel Herald have curated a list of gift ideas to help you give recognition to your loved one for the role they play in your life.
We've also come up with some great Mother's Day Bible verses to incorporate into a gift or card to better honor your mother and thoughtfully express your gratitude for all she has done for you.
- Cozy throw for the homebody
Who doesn't love snuggling up on the couch, wrapped up in a soft blanket? These throws from Pottery Barn are knit from soft cotton/acrylic and reverses to a plush faux sheepskin for extra warmth and comfort. $129, Pottery Barn. For those on a tighter budget, these pretty printed throws are cozy enough for an afternoon nap or simply as an accessory to a sofa. $9.99-$31, westelm.com
- Cute umbrella for the fashionista
Just because it's raining doesn't mean you have to sacrifice fashion! Olive and Cocoa sell beautiful, Bohemian umbrellas for $40-$108, while Galleria sells stunning umbrellas emblazoned with famous landscapes and other timeless artwork. $19.99-$35.99
- 'Angel' necklace inscribed with children's names
The jewelry loving mother, wife, or mother-in-law will be touched by this unique necklace. The sculpted angel necklace from Kay Jewelers celebrates the unbreakable familial bond by engraving the names of up to five children in the angel's wings as well as their individual birthstones. You can order the necklace here.
- Gift set from Goat's Milk Stuff
All products sold by Goat's Milk Stuff are made with goat's milk and will leave your mom's skin feeling incredibly soft and smelling wonderful! The colors are all natural too, never from dyes or synthetic colors and the company only use high quality essential oils or fragrance oils to scent their goat milk soaps. Even better - the Mother's Day gift set is currently 50% off! Shop the collection here.
- Breakfast in bed and with a note explaining why you love her.
Breakfast in bed is guaranteed to make your mother or wife feel loved. Make her favorite breakfast foods, and add a hand-picked flower in a tiny vase and a handmade card explaining why you love her to make it extra special.
- Pledge to sponsor a mother, family, or orphan in her name.
If your mother is a humanitarian, she'll love this gift. Each year, a number of Christian nonprofits encourage people to honor a special mom or mother figure in their lives by making a difference in the life of a poverty-stricken mother or family overseas. Some non-profits include Samaritan's Purse, World Vision, and Compassion International.
Mother's Day Bible Verses
1 Peter 3:4: "You should be known for the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God."
Proverbs 31:10-12: "A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. She brings him good, not harm all the days of her life."
Proverbs 18:22 "Find a wife and you find a good thing, it shows the Lord is good to you."
1 Peter 4:8 "Keep your love for one another at full strength, because love covers a multitude of sins."
Ephesians 6:1-3: "Children, obey your parents in the Lord, because this is right. Honor your father and mother which is the first commandment with a promise - that it may go well with you and that you may have a long life."
Proverbs 22:6: "Teach your children to choose the right path, and when they are older, they will remain upon it."
1 Corinthians 13:4-7: "Love is patient; love is kind. Love is not jealous; is not proud; is not conceited; does not act foolishly; is not selfish; is not easily provoked to anger; keeps no record of wrongs; takes no pleasure in unrighteousness, but rejoices in the truth; love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, and endures all things."