If you don’t already know, Mother’s Day 2022 falls this Sunday, May 8. And if you’re a busy person (or a procrastinator), we understand the pressure of planning the perfect day for the superwoman in our lives. There’s also this tiny voice in our head that says: what gift can I give to the woman who breathed life into me, nurtured me, fed me, and made me the person I am today? 

So to help you express your gratitude and undying love for her, we’ve rounded up the best things you can do to celebrate your mama/mommy/mom/nanay on this very special day. Remember, mothers should be celebrated every day! But this year, let’s make it extra memorable. 

Read our list below!  

What’s inside this blog? 

Things to Do With Your Mom on Mother’s Day 

Things to Do on Mother’s Day For When You Just Want to Stay at Home 

Frequently Asked Questions about Mothers Day 2022

Things to Do With Your Mom on Mother’s Day 2022

Go brunching + shopping this Mother’s Day

take your mom on a cute cafe date this mother's day 2022

The killer combo: brunching + shopping! For mother’s day, why not take her out on a cute cafe date, then go shopping afterwards? This is especially enjoyable for mothers who like a good cuppa and clothes.

Plus, with mothers having to juggle multiple roles and having to think of others so often, a day where she can just focus on herself is something that she will truly enjoy and appreciate. 

List of instagrammable cafes in Metro Manila 

  1. Single Origin
  2. Tablo Kitchen + Cafe 
  3. Kandle Cafe 
  4. Wildflour Cafe + Bakery 
  5. Flossom Kitchen + Cafe 
  6. La Cathedral Cafe 
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Make it a relaxing Mother’s Day by treating her to a spa day 

pamper your mom with a long-overdue massage this mothers day 2022


This is her day, and she deserves all the love (and relaxation!) in the world. So to celebrate Mother’s Day, spoil her with a spa treatment! You can even invite Dad to come along so they can enjoy some long-overdue quality time. 

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Book her a delightful staycation this Mother’s Day 

Though this can be pretty pricey for others, seeing her priceless smile will be worth it. ZEN Rooms has a list of staycation hotels near Metro Manila that you can enjoy this Mother’s Day. 

Baymont Suites & Residences

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Spaces by Eco Hotel Makati

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Robbinsdale Hotel

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Bryan Condominium Suites 

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Gervasia Hotel 

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To add some spice to her staycation, here’s an idea: coordinate with the hotel staff to decorate the room with petals, a mother’s day banner, and a bottle of wine. 

Have a day at the beach with your family this Mother’s Day 

Bring your mother to Batangas for a quick beach fix this mothers day 2022

What better way to spend the sweltering summer heat than to go to the beach? This Mother’s Day activity will definitely be enjoyed by the whole family, too! You can go on a quick beach fix in Batangas – where there are lots of available beachfront hotels and resorts. 

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Treat her to a buffet this Mother’s Day

treat mom to a scrumptious buffet meal this mother's day 2022

Who doesn’t love buffets? (If you don’t, we’re just going to pretend that you do. Sorry, we don’t make the rules here!) 

This Mother’s Day, take her around the world with an international all-you-can-eat buffet! Depending on her preference, you can bring her to Nobu, Spiral, Medley Buffet, DAD’s, Viking’s, and many more! 

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BONUS: Things to Do on Mother’s Day For When You Just Want to Stay at Home 

  1. Cook her a hearty breakfast. 
cook your mom a hearty breakfast for mother's day 2022

Set your mother free from cooking first thing in the morning by surprising her with a hearty breakfast. Make it even more special by personally handing it to her bedroom a la breakfast in bed! 

  1. Give her a bouquet – or a fruiquet!
give your mom a bouquet this mother's day 2022

Moms always love receiving flowers. To make it different this year, hand her a fruiquet, or a bouquet made of fresh, yummy fruits!  

  1. Pamper her with a DIY foot spa 
spoil your mom with a DIY foot bath this mothers day 2022

If your mom is still afraid to go out this Mother’s Day, spoil her instead with a DIY foot spa. It’s easy – all you need is a basin, warm water, some essential oils, and Epsom salt. 

  1. Clean the house.
let you mom rest this mother's day 2022

If there’s one thing your mother would really appreciate on Mother’s Day, that is to give her a day where she does not have to do absolutely anything. Let her relax, put up her feet, and you do the household chores. 

  1. Surprise her with a box full of her favorite things.
surprise your mother with a box full of her favorite things this mother's day 2022

This gift is perfect for all sentimental mothers. It could be anything – from her favorite cheese, wine, a new set of crochet tools, a new apron, and many more. You can even make it more personal by adding a written letter! 

Frequently Asked Questions About Mother’s Day 

Q: What is Mother’s Day? 

A: Mothers Day is a holiday observed every second Sunday of May that honors mothers and their sacrifices and contributions to our families, communities, and society.

Q: When is Mother’s Day 2022?

A: Mother’s Day 2022 falls on May 8, 2022, Sunday

Q: When is Mother’s Day 2023? 

A: May 14, 2023

Q: What can I do with my mom on Mother’s Day?

A: There are several things you can do to celebrate Mothers day, including: 

  • Taking her out on a date
  • Pampering her with a spa treatment 
  • Treating her to a scrumptious buffet 
  • Booking her a staycation 
  • Cooking her a hearty meal, and many more 

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