The 50 Best Mother's Day Gifts for Every Kind of Mom in Your Life
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MOMS CANNOT be praised enough. To be honest, they should get about three holidays per month, at bare minimum. But as it stands, there's only one official day on the calendar for all those maternal heroines out there.
That puts a premium on the Mother's Day gift. In short, it's not one you want to screw up. Mom has given you so, so much and the very least you can do is give something back. Too much pressure? Worry not, we've got you covered, no matter if mom is athletic, a homebody, or just likes a tasty glass of wine.
Let's start with the most important part: Mother's Day is on May 14th. That may seem like a while away but that's the same attitude that got you in trouble last time. Believe me, you do not want to be putting together a last-minute gift for mom. She knows everything. Everything.
Now, while a great bouquet or tech gadget can be a great Mother's Day gift, we know that there are countless kinds of mothers out there. So we went the extra mile to set you up with a few dozen standout gift ideas. These are things she'll put to great use, from expertly-written cookbooks to comfortable robes and healthy meal subscription plans.
Mom deserves the very best, now get her something stellar this Mother's Day.
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Dr. Barbara Sturm x Tracy Anderson Post Workout Skincare Kit
If mom likes to get a good sweat in, here's a great gift that will look after her skin as she's looking after her fitness. The kit combats the irritation that can come from overheated and sweaty skin and includes six useful tools to keep her skin glowing.
Magnesium Body Butter
Mom works hard, mentally, physically, and in every other imaginable way. Treat her to some soothing body butter, which will both make her skin smell great and offer some much-deserved relief.
An everyday shoe that's effortlessly cool, these low top wonders and ready to sweep mom off her feet. They're comfortable, they look good, and after some use, she can just throw them in the washing machine for that like-new look.
We could all use a good foot massage but mom is always at the front of that line. Relieve tension, increase blood flow, and just kick your legs up for a bit and breathe.
Jolie Filtered Shower Head
It's not just moms who like to get ready for the day or wind down with shower experience, but they do deserve the best. For those who look at their bathrooms more like at-home spas, the Jolie shower head is an essential. Not only does it upgrade water pressure, but filters out chlorine and other contaminants responsible for dull hair and skin, too. Don't worry about the installation, either—it's compatible with any shower and only takes a few minutes to set up.
Women's Long Sleeve Bamboo Pajamas
Once you go Cozy Earth it's hard to go back. The softness and delightful stretch of the bamboo material is second to none, making it ideal for pajamas and at-home loungewear. These PJs will melt mom's soul.
Hooded Waffle Robe
Waffle robes are made for royalty, you know, like your mom. Here's a great one, fit with a hood, lots of great texture, and a pair of big pockets. The robe will become much more than just something thrown on briefly post-bath or shower.
Ui Mug & Warmer Set
Induction is all the rage right now and you can bring it to your hot beverage game with this set. It'll keep that first and last sip of tea, coffee, or matte the ideal temperature and even comes by way of a handful of great color options.
Mom may think she has it all but there's no way she has this. That's because it's the perfect combo of all the best things, a zen garden, perpetual motion machine combined with a meditation tool and android. It's some of most functional, peaceful art we're encountered in some time.
Rapid Egg Cooker
No more poorly cooked eggs, we all know how annoying they can be. This helpful cooker can handle a half dozen eggs and cook them at three different firmness levels in the blink of an eye.
Form-Fitting Head Gel Ice Cap
No, it doesn't look great, but this gel ice cap more than makes up for that by cooling your noggin to the core. It's great for dealing with headaches or just giving your head a rest during a meditation session or nap.
Mom probably deserves a horse-drawn chariot with satin pillows but here's the next best thing: extremely comfortable slippers. She'll love the look, how they cradle her feet, and the extra-fuzzy interior.
Sure, you can gift her a bottle of rose and call it a day, but we recommend getting this beautiful carafe that she can use for dinner parties, or for intimate wine nights.
Ultraboost Light Running Shoes
Mom may be stubborn and say she doesn't want new things but that's because she hasn't tried these new running shoes. The color schemes are great, the build is near-perfect, and the boost she'll get in her step will have her hungry for more jogs and outings than ever.
Hatch is a great way to give mom a better night's sleep. After all, you're the one who kept her up for years on end. Not only does it look great, but the device will promote healthy wind down and get-up routines, leading to more restful nights and more fulfilling mornings.
Here's a smart backpack that mom will appreciate and put to good use. Durable and full of useful compartments, this pack is easy on the back and can store a laptop or iPad safely.
Temperature Control Travel Mug
Travel mugs are not all the same. This one is in the superior category, with some savvy tech to keep your beverage warm. It's app-controlled, has a two-hour battery life, and can be set by individual degree.
The Classic Bundle
Classics reign on for a reason. This set knocks out two of the biggest stars of the Mother's Day show in flowers and candles. Customize it by picking from one of six flower/color options and three types of votive candles.
Spa Night In
A reliable mother's day gift is anything that helps turn her home into a five-star spa.
Fresh Start Cleanse
We all need helpful nudges to carry out proper restarts, even moms. Push her towards feeling her best with this cleansing diet. She'll thank you later.
Infrared Sauna Blanket
Does mom love to relax? Thought so. Give her a sauna and blanket in one with this intelligent gift. She'll be treated to some deep relaxation and improved circulation, along with muscle recovery.
Rocket X 2
There's no better gift for the running mom than an excellent pair of running shoes. The design is noteworthy, setting the wearer up with ample support and that push-off needed to break new personal records.
Women's Adjustable Satin Line Volume Knot Turban
These turbans are made out of satin to provide a protective solution to the regular ball cap (without the hefty price tag of silk!). They also have a large front knot to add a stylish touch and adjustable ties for a customizable fit. It's a great gift that shows her you care about her tresses and keeping them healthy.
Mind-Body Glow Set
While mom has been taking are of you all this time she sometimes forgets to take care of herself. Erase that fact with this glow set, which hydrates the whole body and add an aromatherapy element for the win.
Essential for Women Multivitamin 50+
She doesn't look it, but mom is in fact getting older. Make sure she's getting the vitamin intake she needs with this vital gift, one that'll keep her healthy and strong. The supplement does it all, from keeping bones healthy and the heart strong to aiding the immune system.
Haven High Waist 7/8 Pocket Leggings
Costs a fraction of the price of those viral designer leggings, but are just as comfortable.
Harmony Trio Bracelets
What mom doesn't like a little bling? Get her this silver bracelet set that's sure to make her eyes twinkle.
A non-stock pan is a crucial kitchen tool but it doesn't have to look like something you wish to keep hidden. The Always Pan offers sweet relief, a wildly versatile tool that's beautiful in build. It's basically eight kitchen tools in one, music to mom's fondness for efficiency.
Assorted Spices in Glass Tubes
It's way too easy to be lost in the spice aisle at the grocery store. This gift puts together a great collection of cabinet items; ones that'll be in heavy rotation and work with any number of dishes and food genres.
If mom doesn't have a diffuser yet, now's the time. And even if she does, she deserves one as good-looking at the Vitruvi Stone. The lovely ceramic case makes it more of an art installation than anything else.
The Future Is Female Mug
EffiesPaper was inspired by the brand founder's grandmother, who believed women should be able to write amazing thank-you notes. The label carries an array of stunning planners, notebooks and travel mugs all emblazoned with empowering messages that will help her get organized and be a point of daily inspiration.
Sure, a good show or candle can send you off to slumberland but if you want to do it right, this is the route. The drinkable magnesium calms naturally, creating the perfect transition from daytime to bedtime.
2750 Cotu Classic Sneakers
Mom's cool, you've seen the old pictures to prove it. Keep that spirit alive with these great Euro sneakers. They're comfy, full of style, and work with just about every outfit.
Organic Airy Gauze Quilt Set
Made of organic cotton, this quilt set breathes like a dream and will have mom feeling like she's sleeping in the heavens. Better still, it's made by a family in a fashion that's easy on planet earth.
94 E.C.O. Recycled Fleece
Because a bright, cozy fleece she can throw on is a failsafe gift idea.
Organic Kitchen Herb Garden Kit
Add some fresh greenery to her space with the Kitchen Herb Garden Kit from Hortiki Plant. The Etsy shop sells curated plant sets that will get beginners acquainted with gardening or introduce advanced gardeners to fun new plant options.
Mom may have her favorites when it comes to specialty items but there's a good chance she can up her olive oil game. This delicious option from Ayesha Curry's brand is great for dipping or drizzling over pasta, pizza, french fries and more.
Diletto Cheese & Charcuterie Board
Boarderie is behind some of the most decadent and elaborate charcuterie boards on the market. That's just what mom needs on this holiday of hers, a slab setup that's fit for a queen and all of her friends.
Double The Unicorn
We love the complementary colors going on in this eye-catching arrangement. It's bursting with love and great aromatics and simply screams of springtime.
Foodi Pressure Cooker Steam Fryer with SmartLid
Allow mom to do all of the things she did before in the kitchen, just with added ease and speed. There's no beating her best dishes, but you can achieve them with a little less sweat and tears.
Women of Change 5 Bath Bombs Gift Set
This collectible bath balm set features five courageous women who changed our world for the better. Some of the changemakers highlighted in the gift set include Frida Kahlo, Maya Angelou, Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Rosa Parks.
Mom's on the go need a contemporary carry-on than can keep up. This is the one, touting quite wheels, a great handle, sleek overall build, and unbreakable shell. It'll make dealing with the TSA at least a little more tolerable.
The Davallia & Protea Bouquet
The gift of fresh flowers never gets old—truly. They brighten up any space they occupy, and there's no doubt they'll bring a smile to the recipient's face, whether that's your mom, mother-in-law, grandmother, or anyone else you're celebrating this year.
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SNOObear 3-in-1 White Noise Lovey
Have a new mom you're shopping for this year? This cuddly teddy bear acts as a white machine, soothing the little one—which will give mom some extra time to rest. Plus, it's responsive, which means it'll turn on when the baby cries. Pretty cool, right?
Garden Fresh Gratitude Journal
No one questions the fact that motherhood is a journey filled with ups and downs—but at the end of the day, the list of things to be grateful for is infinite. She'll love recording every single one of them in this journal.
Cacao Mushroom Superfood Powder
In the morning, before she takes on the world, she can start her day with a dose of this daily cacao powder in her morning coffee. Jam-packed with superfoods meant to provide more energy and clarity.
Traveling with jewelry is easier said than done. There are a lot of small things to handle, not to mention the chains that get tangled up in each other. Luckily, that'll all come to an end with this case from Mejuri, which features a roll for rings, hooks for necklaces and bracelets, and a bar for earrings.
Palmarosa & Vetiver Hand Cream
Sometimes, the only thing one needs to make a day better is a rich hand cream. And this will look beautiful on her bathroom counter.
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P-Touch Embellish Elite
Maybe she's the type of woman who loves to craft. In which case, she'll love the Brother P-Touch Embellish Elite, which hooks up to her phone via Bluetooth to create a virtually endless amount of custom tapes, ribbons, and more to make her projects even better.
"Lift Every Voice" Quote Black Canvas Tote Bag
Handcrafted in Brooklyn by founder Roachele Negron, Rayo and Honey creates totes decorated with affirmations and phrases from literature and pop culture to inspire you and your daily adventures. Grab her one to give her a gentle reminder while she lugs all her daily needs.
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