It’s that time of the year again, the day dedicated to the most important woman in your life, your lovely mother. The woman who knows what you love to eat, what weird habits you have, your pet peeves, your dreams and ambitions and above all the woman who loves you unconditionally. Doesn’t’ she deserve the best on this special day? If you’re looking to spoil your mom this mother’s day, we have here some of the best things to do with your mom that’ll leave her feeling happy with glee.
1. Gardens by the bay
You can’t possibly go wrong with Gardens by the Bay; what mom wouldn’t love seeing flowers. Better yet, what mom doesn’t love taking cute photographs with pretty flowers and uploading it on their Facebook page? They are even having a special Tulip event at the flower dome. Tulipmania showcases a colorful flower display with a plethora of different tulips along their garden trail. Fun fact: did you know tulips originated from Holland and is the national flower of the Netherlands? Go check out this beautiful display with your mom, you can even embark on a free guided tour to learn more about tulips.
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 - Sun, 13 May 2018
Time: 9.00am - 9.00pm
Location: Flower Dome at Gardens by The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
2. Go for a paint jam at Cups N Canvas
If you are looking for something more zen and calming to do with your mom, why not try an art jam session at this local art café! You don’t have to be good in painting (art is subjective after all) Just bring your creativity and go nuts with the canvas. All the materials will be provided by the café and you even get a complimentary drink. The serene environment is great place to bond with your mom, laughing about how ‘terrible’ your paintings are.
Price: $35 nett per person for 2.5 hours and this includes a complimentary beverage
Location: 139 Selegie Road, Singapore 188309
Contact: 6884 6855
Tuesday - Friday: 11am - 10pm
Saturday - Sunday: 10am - 10pm
3. A gift idea for your mom
If you still haven’t thought of a gift for your mom, fret not! Nilufer tea is now selling customizable porcelain tea mugs which make the ideal present for all tea-loving moms. The mug will come with 3 sachets of Nilufer tea in a basic gift box.
Instructions for customization:
- You can customize the two different texts in the yellow boxes above.
- You can also choose from the colors black or matte brown.
- You can request for special gift wrapping
- Send all customization requests to email@example.com
The words aren’t just limited to names, the sky is the limit! Just check in with us if you have any queries. You can also get her an additional tea gift set or tea pot to go with her new mug. In this case, more is definitely more.
You can shop for the mug and other Nilufer tea gifts at https://nilufertea.com/shop/
4. A mother’s day concert in the park
Take your mom out for a fun-filled evening at the park to enjoy some melodic classical music. It’s an annual event organized by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra featuring pieces such as Tchaikovsky’s Polonaise and Gardel’s Por una Cabeza, and later on in the evening, guest vocalist Taufik Batisah will join for Me & Mrs. Jones and P. Ramlee’s Ibu. So roll out your picnic mats and break out the sandwiches for a chill evening in the park.
Date: 13 May 2018 (Sunday)
Venue: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens
More details can be found on their website https://www.sso.org.sg/families/sso-classics-in-the-park-mothers-day-concert
5. Partner Yoga with Momma
If you have a keen interest in improving your fitness, flexibility and core strength, why not bring your mom along with you! Partner Yoga is a great bonding exercise and it is guaranteed to bring you lots of joy and laughter as you both struggle initially to get the right poses and balance. Yoga is a great exercise to train your body and calm your mind. It relieves stress and you shed some calories along the way too! Mats, towels and other equipment will be provided so just come in comfy attire like a tank top and leggings and a water bottle and you should be set!
Price: $38 per pair
Date: 12 May 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 10am – 11am
Venue: The Yoga School, 65 Chulia Street, #39-01/08, Singapore 049513
At the end of the day, we love our moms and it shouldn’t just take mother’s day for us to appreciate them. Every day should be mother’s day, so what are you waiting for? Go give your mom a hug and a kiss and make sure she knows how much you love her. We only get one mom after all!