Treat mum on Mother's Day AND support small businesses with these unique gift ideas

Sharing the love all around.

By Jess Pullar
There's no denying the colossal outpouring of love and appreciation come Mother's Day each year.
Whether you're a new mum, a mum-to-be, a grandmother, or if you've lost your mum, the day marks a special opportunity to be truly thankful for everything a mother represents.
Falling on May 9 this year, many people might still be spending the day away from loved ones, especially if they're overseas as they COVID-19 pandemic leaves borders closed.
For others, a quiet gathering might be had wherever you happen to be. But whatever you're doing for the day, showing love is the most important thing - and a beautiful gesture from near or far can be the perfect way to do that.
Enter small businesses, many of whom continue to struggle in the wake of the pandemic after being forced to close bricks and mortar stores and rely solely on online sales.
With this in mind, why not choose a gift or gesture offered by one of these unique companies when it comes to picking out something for mum?
To make things easier, we've found a selection of some of the best gifts to choose from ahead of the big day - happy scrolling!
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