BARNEGAT/WARETOWN, NJ - From all appearances, Mother Nature herself wants her share of media attention. Today's morning temperatures have more than a little chill in the air. At just 35° there's some irony in the cold freeze this particular Mother's Day. However, the National Weather Service claims the high should reach a near 61°, as the sunshine takes over.

 Meanwhile, families looking for ways to honor mom can consider some helpful tips to make this year's celebration one for the memory books.  No doubt it's all about creativity.

Locally, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce offers some last minute suggestions. Surprise mom with something different this year.

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For some, it's the regular honoring the woman who bore them, adopted them, raised them - and maybe even tolerated them at times. Of course, it's also time to pay homage to grandmothers and aunts. Anyone who "mothered" appreciates knowing their loving care did not go unnoticed.

When Father's Day rolls around, social media will come full blast with thanks to all the mothers who stepped in as dads. However, more than one father has taken on the role as both mom and dad. Honor them as well.

Wondering how Mother's Day became a National Holiday? Take a look at this short video to learn the history

From all of us at TAPintoBarnegat/Waretown, we wish you Mother's Day greetings. As the chill of the morning leaves, we hope you enjoy the warmth of your loved ones!