After two years of lockdowns and separation, Mother’s Day is the perfect occasion to gather together with family and celebrate the incredible women in your life! We’ve got lots of great gift ideas for you to check out, stories from mothers who work in the area, and great suggestions for how you can celebrate with your family!
There’s nothing that brings family together quite like sharing food—especially if you don’t have to cook!
For a great range of hospitality offerings, head into Parnell with your family. There’s something for any time of day, regardless of whether you’re after an early breakfast, hearty brunch, coffees and cakes, a cooked lunch, evening tapas, a few drinks with dinner, or something sweet to round off your day.
No matter the size of your family or the types of cuisine you like, you’ll find the perfect place to celebrate right here in the heart of Parnell.
Click on the link below to browse Parnell’s vibrant hospitality scene—be warned, you may feel hungry!
Not sure how to show your appreciation? Why not check out on of these gift ideas? Click on each image for more information.
When it comes to personalities and interests, humans are full of variety! There’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to gifts, but the range of books at Lamplight Books is sure to cater to each individual’s preferences.
There’s contemporary and classical fiction, coffee table books and pocket-sized reads, and non-fiction works across every topic, from food and fashion to lifestyle and languages.
Once you’ve made your selection (and with such a large catalogue, that may take some time!) you can ask the friend staff to gift wrap your book for you. Now your gift is all ready for Mother’s Day!
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Mother’s Day is the perfect time to get out and about with your family. If you’re looking for some ideas as to how you can spend the day together, check out what’s happening in Parnell!
Brooke is the owner and teacher at The Yoga Collective, as well as a mother to three sons and one very cute pug!
Lisa is the owner of The Fantail House, a Parnell store selling New Zealand-made products. She is also a Mother to two children, age 19 and 23.
Here’s how she wants to spend her Mother’s Day: “I do not want to be woken up before 9! I want to go to Biskit for breakfast. Then I want to see the Olaf Petersen photo exhibition at the museum—that is my absolute dream Mother’s Day. And I don’t wanna pay for breakfast!”
Rebecca is a mother of two daughters and a son, and she works alongside her own mother, Margaret, at Hartfield Jewellers. Her ideal Mother’s Day would involve a long, lazy lunch at Non Solo Pizza with her kids and her mum.
“My children always make me a homemade card—that’s what I like the most. And a surprise bunch of flowers from Flowers After Hours would be gratefully accepted!”f
Not only is Anna the co-director of Parnell Gallery, she is also the mother to two primary school aged children. Sometimes finding the balance between working at a job she’s passionate about and spending time with her children can be a challenge, but she loves both of these roles in her life.