In 1984 President Ronald Reagan declared that the Friday before Mother's Days should be Military Spouse Appreciation Day. This is a special day to recognize the importance of spousal duty and commitment to the readiness and well-being of military members. In 2020, the Military Spouse Appreciation Day will be celebrated on May 8.
If you are wondering how best to show your appreciation to your spouse, don't look further. We are here to help! We know that this year is especially difficult, because of the events happening across the world. Here are a few ideas to help you show the military spouses in your life how much you appreciate them on Military Spouse Appreciation Day, and every day:
- Cook a meal
Military spouses often have a lot to handle. They are always balancing day to day life while missing their spouse and dealing with all the other stresses of life. Having a full dinner ready could mean the world to them. So why not cook a nice meal for a military spouse in your life? Little things like this mean more than you can imagine.
- Give them Flowers
Giving someone flowers is never a bad idea. Something bright and pretty like can brighten a room and the day for any spouse. Flowers are a great way to show love and appreciation for the military spouse in your life.
- Bronze an Item that Represents your Relationship
Bronzing an item like the keys of your first home together, or the first fortune cooking you both have, is a very unique and sentimental surprise. Luckily, you can always count on Bronzery to deliver the perfect finishes that will make the surprise memorable!
- Post on Social Media
Open your Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter and write a message on how much your appreciate your spouse for everyone to see. Don't be shy to tell the world how much your military spouses are loved and appreciated.
- Write and Say How Much You Appreciate Them
Sometimes simple gestures are the best. Writing a letter or just saying "Thank you" and how grateful your are for their support can be enough. Military spouses make sacrifices every day, they face lonely days and nights and they do it because they love someone who is in the military. They do it so that their significant others can do their duty to protect our freedoms.
So, this Military Spouse Appreciation Day, let the military spouses in your life know how grateful you are to them by saying, "Thank you."