Ensure you spend some quality time with your mother (Photo: Courtesy)

The best part about Mother’s day for moms is the appreciation. Even a simple gift can mean a lot because the main point is to show your mom you love her in your own special way.

For some, the best plan is to spend quality time with mom. You can spend the day indoors catching up but it would also be nice if you took her out for some fun activities for a change.

You have so many different options when it comes to places you can take her, but here a few that you should consider:

Take her for a manicure and pedicure

Moms are usually busy handling tasks around the house. There’s dishes, laundry and so many other chores that need to be done.

With all that work, there’s barely any time for her to take care of her nails properly. So, it would be a great mother’s day gift idea for you to take her to a main-pedi spa. You can even throw in a facial or massage it is totally up to you to decide on how to pamper her.

In Nairobi you can find dozens of locations offering this services so it all depends on what your budget is.

Treat her to a professional photoshoot
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You can also celebrate your mom by taking her for a photo session. This is an idea that’s unique because she deserves to feel and look like a queen.

You can plan everything, including the makeup and outfit then book a session at a great studio near you.

If you can, you can also take the photos yourselves and have them printed and mounted for you.

 Sometimes a good meal at home is all it takes (Photo: Courtesy)
Treat her to breakfast at java

Mother’s day celebrations should start at the beginning of the day. This sets the tone for the rest of the day and it will also make her feel special because it confirms that you acknowledge her.

Taking her for breakfast is an interesting twist to the usual breakfast in bed tradition. Java is a great spot for breakfast because they have a variety of snacks that you can treat your mom to.

Go for lunch at Art Café

Food is definitely one of the best gift options that you can go for. And it would be awesome if she had a break from the stress of figuring out what to cook for once.

A great choice is Art Café because it has some of the best affordable meals out there. Check if this is something within your budget and head out to a branch near you.

In case a full meal is beyond your budget, you can still have some cake and coffee.

Take her to Cj’s

Cj’s has been a hot topic for a minute and they definitely deliver what they promise. It’s a classy restaurant that has branches in locations like Karen, CBD and Kilimani.

Their restaurants always have these amazing views of the town so this would be a great spot for you to just catch up with your mom. You can go for an early dinner here as you relax and enjoy some good food.