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The Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Every Kind of Mom

May 03, 2022

It's that time of year again! Mother's Day is just around the corner, and if you're like most people, you're probably wondering what to get your mom. She's probably done it all - she's been a great mother, a best friend, a chef, a chauffeur, and the list goes on and on and on. Mothers truly are superheroes who tirelessly work to make sure that we are set up for success in life.


We should spoil our moms every day of the year to show our appreciation all that they have given to us. But on Mother’s Day, we go the extra mile to let them know how much we care. There are so many ways to celebrate our mom on Mother’s Day.


One of the classic ways to treat mom on Mother’s Day is to take her out to a special meal. Even if mom shares the cooking responsibilities, everyone loves a break from being in the kitchen and doing all the dishes afterwards! Mother’s Day brunch is always a popular way to celebrate mom, but you could also take her out to a fancy tea or dinner, too. Or show her some love by making her a meal at home like serving her breakfast in bed.


But what about a gift? And what can you give her that she doesn't already have? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We've put together a list of the best Mother's Day gifts for every kind of mom or for any wonder woman on your life. You can also celebrate your grandmother, mother-in-law, daughter, wife, girlfriend, or any special lady who’s had an impact on you this Mother’s Day.


For moms with a green thumb

mother and daughter gardening potted plants green thumb smiling


Who doesn’t like to receive a big, beautiful bouquet of flowers? Many people love to give mom a bunch of her favorite flowers on Mother’s Day. This is an especially popular gift since you can easily deliver a bouquet of blooms to mom no matter how near or far she is. But maybe you want to give mom something that will last a little longer than cut flowers. Don’t get us wrong, we love some fresh cut flowers! But you can also share some green gifts with mom that will last. Here are a few suggestions:


  • Succulents
  • Bonsai trees
  • Decorative pots
  • Gardening tools
  • Plant hangers
  • Raised plant beds
  • Window ledge herb gardens
  • Bird feeders or baths

For moms who are plugged in

mother with newborn baby typing on laptop computer


Every mom has got to stay connected to keep up in today’s modern world and to make sure her family is organized. Whether she’s a new mother or grandmother, every mom has got to be plugged in to some extent. Certain technology becomes outdated almost as soon as it’s released. But there are also gadgets and gizmos you can give mom that will get some good mileage and make her life just a little bit easier. Even the mom who says “the only gift I need is love” will appreciate receiving one of these suggestions below:


  • Extra phone charging cables
  • Charging station for multiple devices
  • Phone power packs or batteries
  • Tablets or e-readers
  • Custom phone cases
  • Bluetooth earbuds or headphones
  • Smart watches
  • Streaming devices like Roku or Apple TV
  • Amazon Echo or Google Home

For moms who need some self-care

mother and daughter doing spa treatments cucumbers over eyes bathrobe towels


In today’s busy, stressful world we could all use a little self-care. But our moms definitely deserve to be pampered! You can always get your mother a gift certificate to a local salon or spa. That way she can get her hair or nails done, or receive another treatment like a massage or facial. But instead of giving her something that’s a one-time experience, you can also get her things that she can use every day. The list below has products she can incorporate into her routine every day to help her feel like the queen she is.


  • Lotion
  • Exfoliant
  • Face mask
  • Soaps and scrubs
  • Foam rollers or electric massagers
  • Bath salts or bombs
  • Bathtub caddy
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bonnet or hair wrap

For moms who are foodies

mother and child cooking in the kitchen


As we mentioned already, making mom a meal at home or taking her out for a bite to eat is always a favorite way to spend Mother’s Day together. You may also want to sign mom up for a one of many popular meal subscription services so that she can save time cooking and have more time for herself. But for the mothers out there who love to create culinary magic, why not get her gifts that she can use in the kitchen on Mother’s Day and beyond? We’ve got a few suggestions for items she like below.


  • Special teas or coffees
  • Chocolates and candies
  • Cookbooks
  • New kitchen gadgets
  • Cutting boards and charcuterie sets
  • Set of wine or cocktail glasses
  • Cocktail shaker set

For moms who love their fur babies



Many moms out there are moms to fur babies, and we can shower them with a little extra love on Mother’s Day, too! Give them some gifts that they can enjoy with their canine companions and feline friends. Here are some ideas to get you started.


  • Dog or cat beds
  • Cat trees and towers
  • Leashes and harnesses
  • Favorite treats
  • Plushies and other toys
  • Personalized food bowls
  • Water bottle dispensers



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