5. You can make her feel young again
Motherhood marks a passage of life that thoroughly ends the idea of youth. Brunch reinforces the safe, respectable life she’s attained. Happy hour will make her feel young at heart again.
6. Your dad will thank you
If you’re taking mom to brunch, dad definitely has to take her out to dinner. Give the guy the evening off so he can stay at home doing awesome dad things, like staring into a blazing hearth while gently swirling a tumbler of whiskey as he feels the crushing responsibility of the world slowly grind him away and why the hell did he start a fire in the spring?