42 Great Mother’s Day Gifts for Every Kind of Mom
There’s a lot of pressure on us all when it comes to Mother's Day gift ideas. You want to find something she’ll use all the time, but it can’t be strictly utilitarian. It should also have a sentimental spin. But overthinking it only makes the whole process harder. So don’t! We’ve done the thinking for you: Our editors have cherry-picked dozens of unique gifts for women that appeal to all sorts of moms, whether you’re shopping for your mom, grandmother, wife, or friend. Some are just right for gardeners or readers, others are just right for those techies out there, and even more are simply sweet and will make just about any mama’s Mother’s Day.
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Our recommendation? Put your favorites in your shopping cart, wait for the gifts to show up on your doorstep, wrap them in a pretty bow, and watch as Mom opens with awe. (You can thank us later.)
Imelda Hooded Jersey Tunic
Mom will love this comfy tunic for throwing over a swimsuit if she's finally taking that long-delayed beach vacation—or for looking stylish when she's running errands.
La Maison du Chocolat Gourmandise Treat Trio
A trio of chocolate treats straight from the legedary Paris chocolatier make the ultimate indulgence. The set includes chocolate-covered almonds, chocolate pearls to make a decadent chocolate drink, and three different varieties of whipped praline twigs.
Moms who are always searching for their keys—or the TV remote—will appreciate these tiny disks, which can be attached to errant items to help them locate their essentials.
Glass House Bird Feeder
Let your mom get more up close and personal with some feathered friends with this clever feeder, which brings all the birds right up to her window.
Sugarfina Sereni-tea Bundle
Combine her two foodie loves—sweets and tea—in one convenient Mother’s Day gift with this elegant bundle, which includes Matcha Bears, an Earl Grey Chocolate Bar, and more treats, all in beautiful packaging.
This Mother’s Day, gift her house shoes that leave dowdy, clunky footwear in the dust with these sleek, absolutely adorable slip-ons. The oversized bow feels feminine and sweet (and plenty of other colors are available if that’s not her style) and the foam padding and Italian suede lining will spoil her, just as she deserves.
Business & Pleasure Holiday Beach Umbrella
If her happy place is by the sea, she’s likely always hoping for a new beach accessory to make her time on the sand more fun (and more comfortable). This stunning umbrella is just the thing for her beach trips—the canopy has 98 percent block out and UPF 50+ to protect her from the sun, and the included carrying bag makes transport easy.
Rifle Paper Co. Garden Party Blue Apple Watch Band
Dress up her beloved Apple Watch with a cute, colorful band that reflects her blossoming personality. Flexible and with a sturdy gold stainless steel clasp, it’ll hold up to wherever life takes her without cramping her style.
Knix Modal Henley Romper
Give Mom permission to lounge—yes, even if she’s the sort to never be seen in public in stretchy pants—in this simple, chic one-piece, which is made from a breathable, soft material that keeps her comfortable without looking (too) laid-back.
Coach Skinny Wallet
Help her corral her credit cards and cash in this sleek leather wallet that features 15 card slots and a zippered coin purse. Available in nine colors.
Vinglacé Wine Bottle Chiller
Wine stays cold and condensation-free for four hours in this vacuum-insulated chiller.
Slip for Beauty Sleep Slipsilk Pure Silk Pillowcase
All moms deserve some beauty sleep, and thanks to this customer-favorite silk pillowcase that has more than 400 positive reviews, she can get the best sleep of her life. Along with being super soft to the touch, the pillowcase also reduces facial wrinkles and sleep creases, locks in moisture on your skin, and helps reduce hair frizziness.
Dagne Dover Landon Carryall
Lighten her load this Mother’s Day with this petite—and pretty—purse. With a charming spring color and a performance air mesh material, it’s the perfect companion for quick grocery runs or walks around town, and its small size will discourage her from lugging along anything non-essential, giving her back and shoulders a break.
Icons: 50 Heroines Who Shaped Contemporary Culture
This hardcover honors some of the world’s most admired women, from Michelle Obama to Dolly Parton.
Iris Catchall Tray
Your mom will always remember where her specs are with a monogrammed, ceramic eyeglass rest.
AirPods Pro Case
She’ll stash her AirPods in style—and keep them handy—with this pretty little case.
EtúHome Pink Mod iPad/Cookbook Holder
If cooking (or baking) brings her the greatest joy, dress up her workspace (and make her life a little easier) this Mother’s Day with this colorful, functional stand. Made of reclaimed food and finished with a food-safe wax, it can hold her cookbook open or prop up her iPad or phone while she cooks.
Grounds & Hounds Dog Mom Bundle
For the coffee-sipping, belly-rub-giving dog mom in your life, this special bundle is just the thing to celebrate her this Mother's Day. Each bundle includes our Limited Edition Dog Mom Mug and Dog Mom Sticker plus a bag of their most popular blend of the season in your choice of whole bean or ground coffee.
KitchenAid 5 Quart Confetti Sprinkle Ceramic Bowl
She probably adores her trusty stand mixer too much to ever consider giving it up, but that doesn’t mean you can’t dress it up a little for her. If the bowl is looking a little beaten-up, swap it out for this playful alternative.
Google Nest Mini
Whether she’s new to the smart home world or just looking to expand her tech collection, give Mom this wall-mountable Google Nest Mini this Mother’s Day. It can be set out of the way, so her surfaces are clear, but she’ll still be able to ask it all her questions and control any other smart home tech with just her voice.
Sticky Be Socks Mother's Day Gift Set
She’s inspired you, now it’s her turn to Be Inspired this Mother’s Day! Keep her feeling loved and motivated with 3 pairs of our luxe, non-slip grip socks with inspirational messages for mom that are perfect for the gym or at home.
A Mother’s Day gift idea that actually helps her sleep better? Too good to be true—almost. This high-tech ring tracks her vitals while she sleeps to help her better understand what’s keeping her up at night—and can even guide her to more restful sleep. The ring can also track activity and vitals all day long, so she can better understand her body and make positive health changes.
Joby GripTight One GorillaPod Stand
Make sure Mom gets in the family shots—and minimizes wobble when she's videoing the new adorable thing her baby's doing. The GorillaPod stand has flexible legs that allow it to be mounted just about anywhere, and it's small and lightweight enough to carry with her.
The Bouqs Co. Flower Subscription
Skylar Scent Club
Subscription boxes are some of our favorite gift ideas because they’re super easy to shop for while also being a fun treat for the recipient to receive each month. If mom likes trying out new perfumes often, she’ll love Skylar’s new Scent Club, which delivers a new limited-edition rollerball perfume each month. And to keep mom’s spirits up, each scent comes with a mantra meant to inspire her next month’s goals and intentions.
The Flower Fix
If mom loves having fresh bouquets in her home at all times, she’ll enjoy flipping through the pages of this gorgeous book that’s filled with endless inspiration for flower arrangements. The book includes both smaller projects and larger installations for all seasons, along with step-by-step instructions and a list of the flowers and equipment needed to complete each arrangement.
La Mer Crème de la Mer Moisturizing Cream
When it comes to gifts for mom, we know she deserves the best. That’s why Mother’s Day is the perfect time to splurge and surprise her with a luxury skincare product she’s been wanting to try—like the coveted La Mer moisturizing cream. With more than 2,000 five-star reviews, this cream is a customer favorite and has even come to be known as an anti-aging wonder. The brand’s secret, nutrient-rich “Miracle Broth” helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and pores, which customers say really does work after consistent use.
Upgrade mom's jewelry collection with a simple, beautiful new ring that’ll go with any outfit. AUrate’s fine jewelry pieces are not only high-quality but also super affordable—and this ring is the perfect gold piece to show mom how much she means to you. Plus, it’s available in rose, white, or yellow gold, so you can choose the shade that best matches her preferences.
FaceTory Korean Sheet Masks Subscription Box
Self-care shouldn’t be hard work for mom, and that’s why we love FaceTory’s subscription plan. Each month, the subscription will deliver a shipment of four or seven new masks that’ll take her self-care nights to the next level. And if you feel like going all out for mom, you can select the Lux Plus Box for $50 per season, which includes five to six full-sized skincare products and five to six sheet masks.
Things I Love About Mom
For an easy way to personalize your Mother’s Day gift this year, try this heartwarming book that includes 30 prompts to write down the things you love most about your mom. Not only is the book itself beautifully designed, but she’ll be even more touched after she reads the sweet messages you’ve left inside.
Asutra Sleep Tight Kit
Treat mom to a better night's sleep with this gift set that includes melatonin lotion, a silk eye mask, and a soothing lavender aromatherapy mist.
Maman x Ariana Ost Necklace
Francophiles will especially adore this piece of jewelry, but anyone can appreciate its tribute to motherhood.
Serena & Lily Positano Linen Robe
Made with luxe linen, this kimono-style robe gets softer and comfier with every wash.
Book of the Month Subscription
Find the best new reads with Book of the Month—a monthly subscription service that delivers a good read straight to your door. Take your pick from five curated books every month, and if you fall behind on your reading, you can easily roll your credits over to a new month, no questions asked.
Parachute Linen Sheet Set
Give the gift of a good night's sleep with this breathable linen sheet set that comes in eight different shades ranging from indigo to classic white. Each set is crafted from the finest European flax, meaning the sheets only get softer over time.
Daily Harvest Gift Box
Daily Harvest makes eating healthful meals both easy and incredibly delicious. Each (recyclable!) cup comes frozen, and all you—or the lucky recipient—have to do is heat it up or whizz it in a blender (if you’re making a smoothie). Don’t let the mom in your life miss out on the harvest bowls, but Daily Harvest’s smart gifting option lets her fill up her gift box with her preferences. This one is perfect for the mom who is strapped for time, or just doesn’t like being in the kitchen, and wants to eat tasty food that also happens to be good for her.
Mini Trough Succulents
Help the woman who loves to garden bring a little bit of that pretty greenery indoors. This modern but rustic trough is made of reclaimed wood and contains five different types of succulent plants. Easy to maintain, this gift makes a decorative and natural addition to any home or office.
Copper French Press
For the woman who never starts her day without a freshly brewed cup of joe, give an accessory that will make her mornings more special (and feel more bearable). Worried about her storage space? This gorgeous copper press—also available in stainless steel—is attractive enough to find a permanent home on her countertop.
WishCraft: A Guide to Manifesting a Positive Future
Humans have always loved to wish, and they love it even more when their wishes come true. In this book, author Shauna Cummins uses her experience as a hypnotist to teach you how to take control of your subconscious mind and make your wishes become a reality. Featuring detailed instructions for calming the mind, allowing your wishes to influence you on a deeper level, as well as information on how to create an ideal environment for manifesting, this book will help your mother discover her most positive, empowering self and to find her inner strengths and skills.
Bed Wedge Reading Pillow
When the only thing Mom likes better than breakfast in bed is reading a book under the covers, gift her this pillow designed specifically for reading. It nestles between the mattress and the headboard for the ideal angle.
Ice Mold/Wine Bottle Chiller
Fill this clever mold with water and flowers, citrus slices, or herbs to create a gorgeous frozen beverage chiller. It's sure to impress the next time she hosts book club.
Anemone Custom Journal
Whether it houses her to-do list or notes from all those meetings, this pretty hardcover notebook will make it all that much more enjoyable. Choose between blank, lined, graph, or dot pages, and four calendar variations, and personalize it with her name in your choice of more than a dozen fonts.