For my mother’s birthday, I wanted to do something really nice for her. I thought about all of the things I could buy her or the places I could take her, and one that popped into my head was a spa. She needed a day for rest and relaxation, and a spa would be the perfect place for it. I found just the right spot that would give her a manicure and pedicure in Singapore, along with other things that would make my mom feel like she was sitting in heaven for a day. I had to keep my gift to my mom a secret, so I didn’t tell anyone.
In order to get my mother to the spa without her finding out where we were going, I put a blindfold over her and told her that I was going to take her to get her present. She kept asking me along the way where we were going and I told her not to worry about it. She almost took the blindfold off a couple of times, but I’d stopped her just before she was able to do it. It’s amazing how persistent she was about taking off the blindfold. Eventually we got to the spa location and I had to help her out of the car because she was still wearing the blindfold.
When my mother saw that I took her to a spa, she started jumping for joy. She had been wanting to go to a spa for a long time, but never got around to it. While she was getting the manicure and pedicure done, she couldn’t help but smile and sigh in relief. I don’t think she’s ever gotten a pedicure or manicure in her entire life, but she will probably want to get one every week now that’s she’s been to the spa.