Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Here’s a look at some of the presents that mom wants most:
Cards – Whether they’re heartfelt or humorous, Mother’s Day cards are one of the most popular ways to say how much you care. Each year, more than 141 million cards are sent to moms all around the world.
Phone calls – Cards aren’t the only way to stay in touch with mom—plenty of people use the phone instead. Mother’s Day is, in fact, the highest call volume day of the year.
Video chats – One of the newest ways to show mom that you’re thinking of her is talking face-to-face via a video chat. One of the most popular video chatting services, Skype, has more than 31 million users. These services are easy to use even if mom isn’t technologically-talented.
Emails – More than 144.8 billion emails are sent every day, many of them containing Mother’s Day wishes or e-cards.
Flowers – A lot of moms enjoy getting surprised by a flower delivery—a full quarter of the total floral purchases made in any given year are for Mother’s Day. If you’re thinking about getting flowers for mom, some varieties she may like include roses, orchids, lilies, and irises.
Relaxation – Being a mom is a stressful job. When surveyed, 29% of mothers said that they would enjoy more time for themselves. You can make this happened by giving her something like a spa treatment or yoga lessons.
Technology – An amazing 64% of moms said that they would rather have a digital camera than a pair of diamond earrings. Spoil mom with a tech gift this year—some ideas include tablets, ultrabooks, all-in-one desktops, and projectors. These gifts can help mom manage her time, keep up with current events, and work with style. And this time of the year you are bound to find an awesome deal on every type high-tech gift out there; including laptops.
What are you getting for mom this year? Share with us below.
About the Author
Bruno Galera works for Dell and has a passion for technology. When he’s not reading about the latest industry trends, you can find him cooking, reading, cheering on his favorite football team or at a museum enjoying contemporary art and photography.