Life would not be complete without our mothers. They give birth to us, they nurture us, they teach us values, and they love us unconditionally. No matter how old we get, our mothers will always hold a special place in our hearts.
When we are sick, our moms take care of us. They cook delicious meals, provide comfort, and even offer advice. While they are busy taking care of us, we should also show them some appreciation. What if they get sick someday? Shouldn’t we take some steps to make them feel better?
Here are nine DIY gift ideas to make your mother feel good when she is sick.
1. Rose Petal Honey
Who doesn’t love honey? You can’t go wrong gifting a jar of rose petal honey when she is sick. She can add this sweet treat to tea, coffee, or favorite drink.
Making rose petal honey is simple and doesn’t cost much. To make this you will need three things – dried rose petals, honey, and a jar. Simply, put all the rose petals in the jar and pour the honey until the rose petals are completely submerged. Leave it for 2-4 weeks to infuse and it’s ready to eat.
You can even personalize the jar and add some message to it. Your mom will surely like this and enjoy homemade rose petal honey.
2. Personalized Candle Set
If your mother is sick and in the hospital, then a personalized candle set might be the perfect gift for her. A personalized candle set can be made at home and is one of the most unique ideas for craft lovers.
To create a candle, you will need wax, a wick, and a mold. Simply melt the wax into the mold and insert a wick at the bottom of the mold. Leave it for an hour to harden the wax.
You can add some essential oils to the candle to smell good. Some people will even add colors and use different kinds of mold to shape the candles. You can even customize the candle according to your mom’s interest.
3. Berry-Nut Mix
Everyone loves food and berry-nut mix is something people can’t resist. When your mom is sick, she needs some extra nutrition to heal faster. This mix jar comes with all the nutrition that a sick person needs.
In order to make this, you will need – dried berries, mixed nuts, and powdered milk. Put all the mixer into the bowl and mix it properly. Fill the jar with the mixer.
Berry-nut mix is nice to have in the morning or as a snack. Your sick mom will love to eat this sweet treat.
4. Homemade Cookies
Homemade cookies can be a good gift to help lift the spirits of your sick mom. Making homemade cookies is easy, cheap, and delicious. It is also a great way to make your sick loved one feel like they are participating in the festivities.
A box of homemade cookies can show her how much you love or care for her. They are not only a healthier snack but can also be made in various types. You can make them in a range of flavors, including chocolate, caffeine-free, and even peanut butter.
5. Aromatherapy Massage Oil
Aromatherapy massage oil is specially designed for people who have been sick or are recovering from surgery. A lavender aroma can help relieve anxiety and stress.
Essential oils are extracts from plants that are used as natural remedies to treat various ailments. You can add peppermint, lemon, eucalyptus, rosemary, etc. to create a unique scent. They can also be added to massage oil to give it an extra boost.
6. Homemade Salted Caramels
Who doesn’t like candy? Salted caramel candies are easy to prepare and you can make them under 30 minutes. If your mom is sick and likes sweet food, why not make some salted caramel candies for her?
These candies are soft and melt right away when you chew them. Most importantly, the ingredients you need to make salted caramel candies (some butter, sugar, salt, and cream) are already in your kitchen.
7. Healing Crystal Bracelet
Healing crystal bracelets are a great gift to make for your sick mom. They are small, portable, and can be easily carried everywhere. They are durable and long-lasting and don’t need lots of maintenance.
These bracelets bring good omens to the wearer. You can create this bracelet at home easily. You will need crystal beads and elastic thread to make.
A healing crystal bracelet will help your mom feel better by bringing positive energy into her life. Crystals are believed to hold the power to heal and balance emotions.
This bracelet has been specially designed with crystals that are known to bring peace and calmness. You can research different types of crystals and their meaning to get the one most suited for your sick mother.
8. Gift Basket
If you’re looking for something more personal, consider making a gift basket filled with items that make your mom feel better. The internet and local stores offer a wide range of products.
A gift basket filled with healthy snacks, tea, and other treats will make your mom feel more at home while she recovers. You can also add a few items that will help her sleep better, such as earplugs, a warm blanket, and soothing music.
9. Homemade Bath Bombs
Send mom a little extra love for being such an amazing mom by giving her some handmade bath bombs to help her relax and decompress. You can add essential oils to bath bombs to moisturize and soften the skin.
The ingredients are simple, yet the scents are out of this world! They give you an opportunity to show how much you care through the lasting impression that your mom gets from receiving a gift that you made yourself.