Ideas to celebrate Mother-in-law’s Day

Thursday, October 26, 2023, 2:00 p.m.

Today, October 26, marks Mother-in-Law’s Day, a date that is not yet widely celebrated in Spain but that has more followers every year. A journalist from Texas had this idea of ​​dedicating one day a year to mothers-in-law, and he managed to have it celebrated for the first time in the town of Amarillo in 1935. In the 1970s, the American Society of Florists decided that it would be would celebrate the last Sunday in October.

Mother-in-law’s Day has begun to spread little by little around the world thanks to social networks, although it is still far from being as popular as Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, but every year it has more followers. And mothers-in-law, jokes aside, are an important part of the family nucleus and childcare and are always willing to offer the warmth of their home, homemade food and gestures of affection.

Of course there is also a day dedicated to the father-in-law, and it takes place in summer: July 30.

This October 26 is a good opportunity to have a detail with the mothers-in-law on their special day. These are some ideas to surprise them:

Ten gift and surprise ideas to commemorate Mother-in-Law’s Day

  • Accessories are always infallible: scarves, wallets, bags, jewelry, etc.

  • A family evening in a restaurant. We can take the opportunity to have lunch or dinner out either this day or on the weekend, which is when we usually have more time. Another option is to order food and bring it to your home.

  • Books, or an e-book if you are familiar with new technologies.

  • A photo album or digital photo frame filled with pictures of the family

  • Natural cosmetics: soaps, perfumes, creams…

  • A voucher for a personal care session such as manicure, massage, washing and styling, etc.

  • Flowers and plants. Better in pots so they last longer.

  • Tickets to the cinema or theater

  • A little surprise party

  • Take your old photos to have them restored or do it ourselves through an app

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