7 Amazing Virtual Mother's Day Gifts That Will Make Your Mom Feel Oh-So-Special
Any woman would love these incredible classes. (You might want to sign yourself up, too!!)
Mother’s Day is the one day a year that we truly devote to celebrating our moms. (And we all know, one day isn’t enough!) Rather than give your mom more sentimental knickknacks — like that mug that says Best Mom Ever — or flowers that soon will wilt and fade, present her with something she won’t have to dust, store or throw away.
Gift your mom the chance to master a new skill. Who knows? Maybe you’ll be the lucky recipient of some of her newfound knowledge.
Cooking with Ramsay
Mom can get cooking tips from Hell’s Kitchen’s Gordon Ramsay and discover a side of him she hasn’t seen before. The seven-star Michelin chef’s passion for cooking and cheeky personality are infectious. MasterClass ($15 a month, or $180 a year) provides students with unlimited access to more than 100 different classes from masters in their fields. Think Alicia Keys, Robert Iger, Serena Williams and more. For details, go to: Food at MasterClass
Pull out that camera!
Is your mom dreaming of taking and editing photos like a pro? This class is for her. Whether her weapon of choice is a fancy camera or simply a smartphone, at the end of this course she will know all the basics about photography. Udemy is an online learning platform that boasts over 100,000 courses (from about $10 to $200). If you can imagine it, they probably have it. Photography at Udemy
Budding florists and flower lovers will delight in this class taught by Brooklyn’s own Putnam & Putnam. They share tips on how to select, prep and arrange breathtaking centerpieces. Skillshare offers a 14-day free trial and — bonus! — many of the classes are free. Flowers at Skillshare
Moms who appreciate a glass of wine will not only learn to taste, swirl and spit like a pro, but also gain crucial knowledge about aroma, color and whether their wine has legs. No experience needed. Cheers! The class is $25. Wine purchased separately. Subscribe to CourseHorse’s email list and get 10 percent off the first class. Wine Tasting 101 at CourseHorse
Discover the energy body
Spiritual seekers will learn about the ancient wisdom of the seven chakras (energy centers) of the human body and how to apply them to their own body. They will be on a journey to identify and heal blocks and wounds in their “energy body” and regain balance in areas of their life that need attention. Your 7 Chakras at Udemy
Take on that memoir
Has your mom always wanted to pen her memoir? In this class she’ll learn from the charming and talented memoirist Mary Karr (The Liars’ Club), who will guide her on how to write her truth and develop her voice, as well as discover Karr’s own detailed writing process. Writing at Skillshare
Focusing on color and style
Moms who love makeup and skin care will be thrilled with makeup guru Bobbi Brown’s quick and genuine approach to enhancing their own natural beauty and feeling more confident in their own skin. In addition to step-by-step tutorials that teach them how to pick the perfect foundation, take their look from day to night, and create a stunning smoky eye, Brown shares what makeup mistakes to avoid. The end result: Oh là là! Makeup at MasterClass