How do you take minimalism and apply it to a holiday? There are, of course, coupon books you could buy or make. You could get gift cards or create a book for doing the dishes and such. However, my absolute favorite Mothers Day gift, the one upon which I have insisted several times is this:
I want my partner to take my children and myself to a local park and take snapshots of us playing, not necessarily posed. I generally manage to snap some Daddy shots as well. This works out to a TIME / EVENT gift with digital outcome. It takes up NO space in the real world. It is a gift of attention and I am nothing if not an attention whore. (You don't have to be one to enjoy this gift, though!) The other great thing about this gift? It is FREE!
Alternatively, I also recommend Zoo or Museum Membership. It is something else a mother can enjoy sharing with her family and it doesn't take up much in the way of real world space.
Whatever you receive or do for Mother's Day, have a wonderful one! Remember: it is YOUR day!
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