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The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Mom

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Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show the mother in your life how much you appreciate all that she does. But finding the right Mother’s Day gifts for mom can be a challenge. Here are some ideas to help you choose the perfect gift to let her know that you love her.

One Line a Day Journal

Help your mother keep track of her thoughts and memories with a one-line-a-day journal. This is an easy way for her to keep a daily diary without feeling overwhelmed. My husband purchased this journal for me and I’ve loved this low-pressure way to journal!

Canvas One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book (Yearly Memory Journal and Diary, Natural Canvas…
  • Book: canvas one line a day: a five-year memory book (yearly memory journal and diary, natural canvas cover)
  • Language: english

“All About Mom” Printable

Want to see what kinds of cute answers your kids will share about mom? This All About Mom is an easy way to document what your kids know about their mom. Grab that printable here.

Sees Chocolates

A classic gift, Sees Chocolates never disappoint. They are a sweet way to show your appreciation and can be enjoyed by the whole family. We’ve given these to mom/grandma for many years! They are always a hit!

See’s Candies 1 lb Dark Chocolate Nuts & Chews in Holiday Wrap
  • This traditional dark chocolate assortment is packed with top-quality peanuts, California-grown English walnuts, almonds, chewy Caramel, and more! All coated with delicious, aged dark chocolate.
  • Approximately 30 pieces*: Dark Almonds, Dark Butterchew, Dark Almond Nougat, Dark Caramel Patties, Mini Peanut Square, Dark Scotchmallow, Dark Walnut Square. *Replacements may be made depending on candy availability.


A simple card with a heartfelt message can mean a lot to your mother. Take the time to write a thoughtful message and show her how much she means to you. This card is beautiful!

Hallmark Signature Mothers Day Card (Quilled Flowers, Couldn’t Have Picked a Better Mom)…
  • Send wishes for a happy Mother’s Day with a beautiful Mother’s Day card that reminds her how much she’s appreciated.
  • Cover features beautiful paper craft flowers created using the art of quilling, in which small strips of paper are hand-rolled, coiled, shaped, and individually placed. Inside reads: “Happy Mother’s Day.”

Kids Silhouettes

Do you want to know what I’ve asked my family for this Mother’s Day? Silhouettes of my children’s faces. They sell them in Disneyland, but we were too busy to stop for them when we went last fall. I’d love to memorialize those sweet cheeks while my kids are still young. This is the exact link I sent my husband when I told him what to get me. Ha!

Plants as a Mother’s Day gift

A plant is a beautiful and long-lasting gift that can brighten up any space. Choose a plant that is easy to care for and will thrive in her home. I know right where I’d put this gorgeous plant!

Live Succulent 4″ Sedum “Little Missy” Variegated, Succulents Plants Live, Succulent Plants Fully…
  • LICENSED GREENHOUSE GROWN PLANTS: Have confidence in ordering from a CA Licensed greenhouse succulent and cactus Nursery. Succulents bring a colorful addition to your home with the benefits of minimal watering and low maintenance to fit your busy lifestyle.
  • SIZE: Succulents come in 4″-6″ pots ( Depending on your desired selection from above) fully rooted in soil. Plant measurements will vary as different species grow in different ways: for example, some grow wider, shorter, taller, trailing etc.

Or, if mom has a green thumb, grab this cute set of fake plants!

Set of 3 Assorted Small Potted Plants Fake Eucalyptus Boxwood Plants and Aloe Succulent Plant in…
  • Quantity: Set of 3 assorted small fake potted plants comes packaged well in a box. Three different types of artificial greenery include Eucalyptus, Boxwood, and Aloe. These full and lush faux potted plants look realistic and pre-potted in 3 pcs on-trend concrete pots. These gray concrete ceramic planters with their geometric etched pattern will add a subtle minimalistic style to your home and office decoration. Perfect to bring freshness to your space and create a welcoming atmosphere.
  • Color: This set of 3 artificial potted plants showcases vibrant green eucalyptus and boxwood and gray green aloe with spiky-edged leaves. Fake plants and pebbles are lifelike and nestled in cylinder concrete ceramic pots with gray coloration. With elaborate embossed geometric patterns throughout the exterior, these modern concrete planters highlight the green plants set inside and can cater to any decoration style. Add them to your interior for a contemporary style and a natural look.

Electric Candle Lighter

For the mother who enjoys candles, an electric candle lighter is a useful and safe gift. It eliminates the need for matches or lighters and is easy to use. I got one for Christmas and love it!

REIDEA Electronic Candle Lighter 2 Pack Arc Windproof Flameless USB Rechargeable Lighter with Safe…
  • ECO-FRIENDLY: Say goodbye to messy fluid and flint lighters and hello to the clean and easy-to-use REIDEA Electronic Lighter.
  • WINDPROOF AND FLAMELESS: The high-frequency electric arc technology of this lighter makes it windproof and flameless, making it suitable for use in any weather conditions.

Sun Hat

A sun hat is a stylish and practical gift for the summer months. Choose one that suits her taste and provides ample shade. This one is foldable and easy to pack away for a quick trip to the beach.

Women Sun Visors Foldable Straw Hats Summer Beach Packable Hat Floppy Wide Brim Cap Big Heads…
  • ♥An updated version of the women’s fashion visor hat comes with a detachable wind rope, which you can use depending on your environment.
  • ♥Adjustable head circumference about 22″-23.2″ to fit your head size; Open top design offers great ventilation and heat dissipation. It is also suitable to wear even with various hair styles such as a ponytail.

Bird Feeder

For the nature-loving mother, a bird feeder is a great gift. It will attract a variety of birds to her yard and provide hours of entertainment. The birds on our yard would love this!

SWEETFULL Solar Bird Feeder for Outdoors Hanging, Metal Wild Bird Feeder for Cardinals Solar Garden…
  • 【2022 Upgraded bird feeders】1. Upgraded Solar Panels: the light is brighter and wider. 2. Thicker Suspension Chain: more load-bearing. 3.Thicker Metal Shell: Firmer and more Sturdy . 4. Better and nicer gift packaging. 5. Inverted Trapezoidal Design: Provide a better resting place for bird and prevent the seed from rain. 6. Shrunken hollow out design: Prevent the seed from leaking.
  • 【Solar Bird Feeders For Garden】It is not only a bird feeder, but also a Solar garden lantern .The LED solar bird feeders will automatically charge under the direct sunshine. The metal bird feeders light could last up to 6-10 hours when fully charged.

Letter Initial Necklace

This initial necklace is a great place to include all of your kids initials for mom. This was my favorite gift from last Mother’s Day. I wear it all the time!

EFYTAL Mothers Day Necklace, Initial Necklaces for Women, Dainty 14k Gold-Filled or Sterling Silver…
  • Meaning: Wear your love around your neck with this gold initial necklace for women. Perfect for your kids’ initials, sisters, friends, or your own! A sweet and dainty gold necklace, great as a gift for mom or grandma on Mother’s Day or birthday.
  • To Customize: Click on the yellow Customize Now button. This personalized necklace is hand stamped per your requested letter, number, or symbol. Can be upgraded to include 4 or 5 initials as well! Totally customizable letter necklace for women.

Ice Maker

An ice maker is a practical gift that will be appreciated during the summer months. It will ensure that your mother always has ice on hand for drinks and entertaining. This nugget ice maker is a little more expensive than some others out there, but it makes the smaller ice perfect for drinks!

Kismile Nugget Ice Makers Countertop, 45lbs/Day Pebble Ice Maker Machine with 24-Hour Timer,…
  • 🧊【45 Pounds of ice per day】Create up to 45 lbs of ice per day, equivalent to 170 cups. With lightning-fast production, this Countertop ice maker can whip up the first batch in just 7 minutes and continuously making ice., even during large gatherings. Say goodbye to last-minute trips to the store for ice. Get yours now!
  • 🧊【24-Hour Timer】Take control with our 24-hour timer! Whether kickstarting your day or winding down, set your ice maker to begin or cease production on your schedule. Return home to freshly made ice or ensure it stops when you do. Elevate your ice experience with personalized timing—effortless and on your terms.

Handheld Steamer

For the mother who enjoys a neat and tidy home, a handheld steamer is a great gift. It is perfect for removing wrinkles from clothing and freshening up upholstery and curtains. I’ve practically given up using an iron because our handheld steamer is so fantastic!

OGHom Steamer for Clothes Steamer, Handheld Clothing Steamer for Garment, 240ml Portable Travel…
  • 240ML capacity, this steamer for clothes produces 15 minutes of continuous steaming to remove wrinkles perfectly.
  • Leading technology, unique 304 stainless steel heating panel ensures anti rust, anti oxidation and much longer life span than other materials like aluminum

Coupons as Mother’s Day Gifts for Mom

Create personalized coupons for your mother, offering to do tasks like washing her car, cooking her dinner, or running errands. This is a thoughtful and practical gift that will be appreciated. Not sure you want to design coupons on your own? Grab ours here.

Car Detail

Treat your mother to a professional car detail to make her feel special. It is a practical gift that will leave her car looking like new. Even if you can’t afford a professional car detailing, giving mom some of your own time to clean her car would make all the diference!

Time Alone

Sometimes the best gift is time alone. Give your mother the gift of a relaxing day to herself, free from any responsibilities or distractions.

mother's day gifts for mom

Candid Pictures of Her with the Kids

Mom’s rarely ever get candid pictures of themselves. Sure, we might snap a few selfies here and there. We might also pay for professional family pictures. But, when candid pictures are taken, they are usually taken by mom. Start taking more candid pictures of mom and surprise her by printing them, or emailing them to her!

Lego Flowers Mother’s Day Gifts for Mom

For the creative mother, a set of Lego flowers to build with her children is a fun and interactive gift. It is a great way to spend quality time together. Our family got this set of Lego Orchid’s and built it for Easter. It was such a fun project to do with our Lego loving kids, but make a beautiful decoration on our shelf!

LEGO Icons Orchid Artificial Plant, Building Set with Flowers, Home Décor Gift for Adults,…
  • Build your own orchid – Enjoy a rewarding building project as you create a plant display to enhance your home or office decor with this LEGO Orchid 10311 building kit
  • Customize your display – Rotate the model’s stems, blooms, roots and leaves to create your preferred look, and rebuild the stems to create new combinations of flower arrangements

Gardening Stool

Do you love gardening? We have a set of raised garden beds in our backyard. It’s difficult to kneel all the time, and so my husband picked up a gardening stool to make things easier. I’ve loved it. Get your mom or wife one too!

BESTHLS Garden Kneeler and Seat – Heavy Duty Folding Stool for Gardening, Protects Knees and Back,…
  • Sturdy and Durable – BESTHLS garden stool and kneeler is made of high quality steel which is durable and sturdy enough to hold up to 330 lbs.Could be use as garden seat or a garden kneeler to protect gardeners.
  • Soft comfortable kneeling pad – The gardening stool comes with the soft and wide padding. The slight elevation really takes the pressure off your lower legs and protect them and also keeps your knees away from the muddy ground and grass.

Paint by Number

A paint-by-number kit is a fun and creative gift that can be enjoyed by mothers of all ages. These are so relaxing, and they have so many different prints! I did a tulip one about a year ago and I loved the process!

Paint by Numbers for Adults, DIY Painting Kit for Beginners, 16” x 20” Succulent Pot Acrylic…
  • SELF-MADE ARTWORK: After you finish the painting by numbers, you will feel that you are a real artist. When you invite your friends to visit your home, they are sure to be amazed when they see this oil painting on the wall.
  • EASY-OPERATING: Use the acrylic paint which is marked with numbers to fill in the areas which labeled with the same numbers and corresponding light color, or do it yourself mixed color. Draw your style. Be patient and precise to fill up all the canvas.Let it dry completely. Once you finished painting, it’s all ready to decor and brighten your walls. A great canvas wall art for holidays, such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year and birthday gifts.

Organize Something

Whether it’s her closet, pantry, or garage, organizing something for your mother can be a thoughtful gift. It will save her time and stress and show her that you care.

Handprint Craft Gift

For younger children, a handprint craft gift is a sweet and sentimental way to show their love. From handprint art to painted flowerpots, there are many options to choose from. Read: Easy Mother’s Day Handprint Crafts

Finding the perfect gift for the mother in your life can be challenging, but it’s worth the effort to show her how much you appreciate her. From thoughtful keepsakes to practical gifts, there are many options to choose from. The most important thing is to show her your love and gratitude on this special day.

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1 thought on “The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Mom”

  1. What a great article. I love the ice maker idea. I think that’s something that she’d love. I’m also wanting to get my Mom a brand new carpet cleaning for her home. I just know she’d fall in love with her new carpets. Thanks for sharing!

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