Mother’s Day, the ideal time to thank your mum for the £200,ooo she spent on your from your birth to graduation.
Typical parents shell out over £9,000 per year on feeding, clothing and educating their children according to the latest figures by Liverpool Victoria.
Lisa Corbett, mum of three said, “I never comprehended the cost of children before I had them and now I have three. They do light up my life but I cant remember the last time I spent a penny on myself!”
Not only does your mum shell out, but she is also on call 24 hours a day.
Sarah Murphy, 21 said, “I don’t know what I would do without my mum. If I ever have a problem, whether it be how long I cook chicken for or I have argued with my housemates, she is always there for me. I see Mother’s day as a way of saying thank you for what she does for me.”
This Mother’s day why not buy your mum a present to help a child with a shortened life expectancy. Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice is selling a bunch of bluebells for £5.00 including postage and packaging. All the money raised goes towards helping local children and their families have a great Mother’s day.
Carol, mum of Bluebell Wood child Polly is looking forward to spending time together as a family on Mother’s day this year. She said, “Having a child with extra medical needs is a full time job. Bluebell Wood helps our family to spend time together in a lovely environment. Polly receives the medical attention that she needs as well as spending time with her brother and sister, mum and dad.”
The Sheffield Vibe’s top 5 present ideas without breaking the piggy bank:
- A bunch of bluebells from Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.
- Your mums favourite magazine subscription
- Breakfast in bed
- Bake her favourite cake
- Treat her by booking her in for her nails.