10 Simple Ways to Show Mom You Care Make an Appointment Ask a Question Search Conditions Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Use these ideas to show Mom how much you love her and what she means to you. Write something special.Write a letter, list, poem or card that says "thank you," and say what you appreciate about your mom. Give back.Donate to your mother's favorite charity. Help with outdoor tasks.Do your mom's yard work for a week or the month. Have a family car wash.Wash, vacuum and wax her car. Gather together.Get the whole family at your mom's house. Clean up.Clean her house. Get outside.Go for a walk and take your mom on a picnic. Grow something beautiful.Plant flowers in pots or plant a garden for her. Learn together.Take your mom to her favorite museum. Stay in.Watch your mother's favorite movie with her and make her favorite snack.