7 Ways to Treat Yourself This Mother’s Day

Bed with latte and plate, white sheets, and a blanket.

Treat Yourself This Mother’s Day

Some say that being a mother is one of the hardest jobs in the world. Though what most fail to mention is that it is one of the most rewarding. Whether you are a stay-at-home mom, work outside of the home or a little bit of both–there’s no denying that the work never ends!

Even if you are an aunt, grandma, godmother, teacher–I can go on… it really does take a village to raise children.

I know that my daughters have amazing grandparents. An aunt who is a second mom, an uncle who teaches them valuable life lessons, AWESOME and understanding teachers that educate them and prepare them for the future.

I am fortunate enough to be able to stay home with my girls and work full-time out of my home. With that said, it’s quite easy to take “work home” with you.

No matter what your individual situation, we all need relaxation, recharging and dare I say–a little pampering once in a while.

HP knows that moms deserve a break. They are their happiest when they’re taken care of but, most happy when they are enjoying time with their kids.

I know I am!

Technology plays a big role in our family. Not only do we use it to make life easier, but we also use it to have fun.

Here’s a list of ‘7 Ways to Treat Yourself This Mother’s Day’ and I hope you try them all!


1. Breakfast in Bed

Whether you put in your order the night before or your family surprises you, enjoy a worry-free meal first thing in the morning for once. Sleep in and when you wake up to enjoy breakfast in bed.

I know that it isn’t conventional but, we often have meals in our bedroom with our kids. We have a big screen and they have their little tables on the carpet and we enjoy a meal and watch TV together.

Just remember, grab extra pillows and kick your feet up!

2. Have a Spa Day

This is one of the most cliché but, most incredibly indulging way to recharge. Make it a date, treat your own Mom and bring your daughters and have a day at the spa.

There really isn’t anything better than facials, massages, mani/pedi’s or beautifying treatments that will have you feeling like a million bucks.

If a spa day is out of your budget, don’t worry!

You can have a spa day at home. Your kids will love painting their own nails or making their own facials like this organic oatmeal mask.

Best of all, it can all be achieved with things you already own and have in your pantry. Grab your laptop, pull up your favorite playlist and enjoy!

This is a favourite way to treat yourself for Mother’s Day.

3. Scrapbook

I know many will roll their eyes at this one but, really–if I had more time to do this, I would! I actually find it relaxing and fulfilling. There’s nothing more satisfying than going through all the pictures you take of your family.

Looking at the memories you made together and putting them in a book to keep forever.

Ones that you or your kids can go back to and relive those moments all over again, anytime. Plus, it’s such a fun activity to do with your family.

I guarantee there will be tons of laughs, a few tears and much reminiscing and happiness to fill your cup. With a printer like the HP ENVY 5540 All-in-One, you can print off print-lab quality pictures right at home.

I use their various sized photo paper. Matte, glossy–you name it!

You can print them off from your PC or right from your smartphone or tablet. Plus, you can scan directly to your mobile device for easy storage and sharing.

4. Have Sweets

Baking is not only fun but, the end result is super tasty. Am I right? Most kids absolutely love to get in the kitchen and bake something they love and to be honest, most moms love it too.

Hop on your laptop and search for a recipe you’ve been wanting to try or you can browse the HP Printables section for recipes. On our to-do there’s brownies and blondies–yum!

With the help of little hands, you can finally make a cookbook of your favourite recipes and print them off. Best of all, with your HP ENVY 5530 e-All-in-One Printer, you can print them digitally.

Either from your notebook or right from your phone. How simple is that?

With HP Instant Ink, you will never run out of ink when you need it. It’s affordable and super simple. No contracts, no stress just Original HP Ink delivered right to your door.

HP Instant Ink plans start at only $3.99 a month and you can change or cancel your plan at any time.

Baking is always a good way to treat yourself, seriously!

5. Watch Movies

Pick a few movies your kids have been asking to watch or take a peek at their newest YouTube sensation they’ve been raving about. Binge watch with them on your laptop or notebook.

Cuddle up in your favourite spot, grab some popcorn and snacks and just enjoy.

To me, there’s nothing better than cuddling with my girls. Lord knows that I can’t do it enough and with life being busy, it’s hard to sit down and actually watch a whole movie together.

6. Shop Til You Drop

One of my favourite things to do is shop from the comfort of my own home and in my pajamas. I can really get into finding the best sales, deals and all the pretty things.

Albeit, in traditional mom fashion, I often end up having a cart full of things for my kids.

This Mother’s Day, grab a pair of noise-cancelling headphones, put your favourite playlist on and buy something nice for yourself. Steal away for an hour and browse your favourite online boutiques and enjoy some time to yourself.

I know that we often forget about ourselves because we are too busy taking care of others.

This time, do something for you. Whether it’s that handbag you’ve been eyeing for FOREVER or booking that bucket list trip. Heck, it may even be to buy a piece of tech that can keep up with you.

Like the HP Pavillion x360 that I am typing this on right now.

Just sayin’.

7. Have ME Time

I am a firm believer that you can’t take care of someone else if you haven’t taken care of yourself first. Do something that makes you happy. Use all the reasons above for ways to treat yourself.

Spending time with family is one of the many reasons we love being parents but, it isn’t our complete identity.

Have a long soak in the bath, go for a walk or drive alone, read a book quietly, go to the gym or binge-watch a season of Downton Abbey.

Whatever it is, do something for YOU. Pat yourself on the back for wading through this tumultuous thing we call life and for raising little humans.

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Oh, and don’t be hard on yourself–let go of the guilt.

There’s plenty of time to spend with family on this day but, there’s also a little time to take care of you.

Even if being a parent is the toughest job in the world, in the end, it is fulfilling. The moments you spend with your loved ones makes the hard days worth it. Hope you all have a great day and get the chance to relax!

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Do you have any other ways to treat yourself?

Let me know, til then–cheers m’deres!

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