Mother's Day recipes & healthy living tips

From gorgeous recipes to ways to take time out for yourself, we've created a little sanctuary for mums!
Published 4 May 2017

When is Mother's Day?


Mother's Day is celebrated in Australia and New Zealand on the second Sunday of May. It is a day to appreciate mums, grandmothers, step mums and other important female figures. It's is believed that the tradition of giving gifts on Mothers' Day started in Australia by Janet Heyden, a Sydney local who in 1924 collected gifts for lonely aged mothers in care homes.


Fun ways to celebrate Mother's Day

Mother's Day is a great excuse for a picnic, BBQ or family get together. Some great ways to celebrate include:

  • Get active with the Mother's Day Classic fun run held Australia wide
  • Raising money for charities that support women's wellbeing such as the McGrath Foundation
  • Involve the kids by going to a local flower market and collecting a gorgeous bouquet
  • Host a family BBQ or picnic with all the aunties, grandmas and nanas
  • Cook mum breakfast! Check out our Mother's Day recipe ideas below.