Providing that she isn’t the sort of person who dislikes surprises, this is a lovely way to spoil her. It might be that you turn up unannounced on her doorstop on Saturday or Sunday evening, with a bottle of wine and a delicious dessert for you to share together. Or, you could contact her work place to book the afternoon off work for her. If you can be there to share it with her, even better. But if not, you could plan an afternoon that you know she’d love, be it a manicure somewhere special or playfully written instructions inside her Mother’s Day card that tells her to, for once, go home, put her feet up and spend the afternoon drinking endless cups of tea and reading magazines.