This year’s Mother’s Day was extra special for a lot of people.

Naomi Watts and Busy Philipps were among those getting to see their moms for the first time in over a year, with them both sharing their emotional reunions on Instagram.

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Watts posted an emotional clip of herself and her family surprising her mom Myfanwy, whom she had not been able to see for over a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The actress’ caption included, “Like for so many, the last year has been a time filled with anxiety and loneliness. My mum spent most of it alone. With the help of her neighbours (our dear friends), we managed to pull off a surprise reunion.”

An emotional Myfanwy said in the video, “Oh my God! It’s my family!” before giving Watts and her and Liev Schreiber’s two children, Sasha and Kai, a big hug.

Philipps also posted a heartwarming video of herself surprising her mom Barbara in Arizona with her husband Marc Silverstein and their kids Birdie and Cricket.

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Barbara couldn’t stop crying in the clip.

Philipps captioned the vid, “After a year and half, since we’re all now fully vaxxed, we flew to Arizona to surprise my parents. It was. Worth it.”

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Stars Celebrating Their First Mother’s Day In 2021