With Mother’s Day just around the corner, many of us will be thinking about our moms. Maybe you’re already in the middle of a heated debate about whether you should get a real bouquet of flowers or a stuffed animal. Regardless of which one you choose, one thing is for sure: Your mom will be truly touched by your thoughtfulness.

But what about your celebrity moms? Do we need to feel guilty for admiring their incredible talent, watching their meaningful interviews, or listening to their amazing music? Is it appropriate to shower them with endless praise and affection, or should we be careful not to appear too impressed?

The truth is that we can’t choose whether our moms are famous or not. It just happens. So it’s important that we don’t let other people’s opinions influence our relationship with them. We must always remember that they’re just humans like us, and they want the same things we do: to be happy, healthy, and to feel loved.

Here are some things you should do (or not do) to show your celebrity mom that you truly appreciate all she does for you and your family.

Don’t Comparison Shop

Just because someone else is doing something doesn’t mean you have to as well. If you’re constantly comparing your mom to other mothers (or celebrities), you’re setting yourself up for a fall. Your mom is enough; there is no need to compare her to anyone. You don’t want to be that parent that thinks their kid is better than everyone else’s simply because they were given more toys or took longer to potty train. Remember: everything you need already comes inside you.

Express Your Feelings

Whether your mom is a celebrity or not, she cares about you and your feelings. She wants to make sure that you’re happy, and she’ll do whatever she can to make that happen. So be careful about bottling up your feelings. No matter what’s going on in your life, your mom will always be there to listen and to care. So take the time to talk to her about how you’re feeling, and don’t be afraid to tell her about your problems. She may not be able to solve them, but she will certainly try. So even if it’s just to let her know how much you care, tell her everything you’re feeling and thinking. The more she knows, the better she’ll be able to help you.

Create a Routine

Routines are important. They help everyone in the family get along better and they make life feel more regular. Why? Because everything follows a routine. You get up, you go to school, you eat dinner, and then you often have to get to bed earlier than usual because you have school in the morning. So while we’re aware that this is not the most glamorous life, it’s still a routine we need to stick to. Developing and sticking to a routine can help improve both your mental and physical wellbeing. It can also help to regulate your sleep schedule, which in turn can help improve your overall daily productivity.

Avoid Drama

Drama is never a good thing. Avoid creating it. Even if you’re not directly involved in a drama, you’re often the one who ends up in the middle of it. When there’s drama, everyone is focused on themselves and their own problems, and the problems of others just seem too big to deal with. So avoid getting involved in other people’s drama. It’s never a good idea to fuel the fire. If someone is causing you or your mom harm, don’t be scared to speak up. Although they may not always admit it, most people don’t want to be involved in another person’s problems. So by speaking up, you’re helping them and potentially saving them from themselves. The more we stand by and observe, the more we risk becoming involved in the drama. So always be conscious of your surroundings and keep your eyes and ears open for potential drama.

Don’t Be Foolish

Foolish is never a good trait. It can easily lead you astray. When you’re foolish, you make careless mistakes. You say the wrong thing at the wrong time. You do the impossible all the time and never learn from your mistakes. You’re always looking for the easy way out, the shortcut, the simple answer. While these things may be perfectly convenient, they rarely lead you to happiness. So don’t be foolish. Think before you act, or say something. If you find that you’re making the same mistake time and time again, it may be a good idea to seek help. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Your mom may not always be able to give you the straight answer, but she’ll certainly help you find it. And when you do finally find the answer, you’ll feel much better knowing that you had the courage to ask for help.

No matter what stage you’re at in your parenting journey, you know your mom has been there for you every step of the way. No matter how famous or average she may seem to be, she still wants to be your mother, and that’s an incredible feat. So don’t be afraid to shower her with as much love as she deserves. She may not always say it, but she’ll certainly appreciate it.