I have put together the list of the best gift ideas for moms just in time for Mother’s Day. This is the list of the things she actually wants! She doesn’t want her ninth pair of slippers. *eh-hem* (sorry you had to learn this way, honey.) Moms are busy, exhausted and have little time for themselves. A perfect gift for her is something that will make her life easier, put a smile on her face or is just pretty (we like pretty stuff). But most importantly a thoughtful gift is a great way to show her how much you appreciate her and all she does!
If you are looking for a Mother’s Day present for a new mom or a mom to be or any special mom in your life, then you have come to the right place. Read on to discover the best gifts for moms including the cutest diaper bags, nursery decorations, shoes, custom jewelry, books, funny mom tees and so much more! I have selected gift ideas ranging from $6 to $178 so you are sure to find one in your price range! *your welcome*
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This coin purse is stylish and fun. My favorite part is the secret message that she sees when she opens the flap. You can create a personal message on the inside and can personalize it on the outside as well. Anything personalized just shows that you went above and beyond and moms love that.
Nike Women’s Air Max, Starting at $55
I have never met a mom that would not love a new pair of kicks. Most moms want to be comfortable but still have style that is why this is the perfect gift. They come in 28 colors! I love the light blue, pink and grey. Now you just need to sneak in her closet and find her shoes size and Surprise! You may achieve best gift giver status. *fist pump*
Insulated Liquid Containers $20-$30 by Corksicle
Did I mention that us moms like pretty things? I love these corksicles because they are pretty and functional. They come in a bunch of colors, so you are sure to find her favorite. I love the new Aurora color, which is the multicolored one. The all have lids that you can slide to open. I take my corksicle wine glass with me to friends’ houses when we have drinks…Ok maybe that’s weird but, I get complements on mine all the time. They are tripled insulated, so they keep your liquid hot or cold.
There is a corksicle for every woman whether her vice is coffee, wine or if she has no vices, (good for her) go with the water bottle. Either way just pick a color she loves, and it will put a smile on her face.
If you are looking for a gift that is unique and extremely personal look no further. This is a personalized genealogy chart that is created on a gorgeous slice of wood. This is a gorgeous way that mom can show off her family history.
For a mom that loves plants a small collection of succulents is a great gift. Even if she is not too great with plants succulents are one of the easiest to take care of. Plants go with all home décor styles, so you can’t go wrong there. Plus, succulents are so pretty, remember what I said about pretty things.
One of my favorite pastimes is to be curled up on the couch with a great book and a cup of coffee or watching HGTV with a glass of wine. If your favorite mom is the same, she may love a chunky blanket to snuggle with. This blanket is gorgeous, handmade and comes in a ton of colors and sizes, so you are sure to find mom’s favorite.
If you have a new mom in you life these are the gifts chosen to make her life easier or put a smile on her face.
Diaper Bag Backpack, $52 by HaloVa
This gift is perfect for the mom on the go…which is every mom ever. What I love about this- It is so cute but also functional. It has insulated front pockets to keep milk cold, with three sleeves perfect for baby bottles. One of my favorite features is the diaper wipes dispenser pocket on the side, brilliant! It comes in 14 trendy colors; I want them all!
Ergonomic Baby Carrier, $178 by Ergo Baby
If you know a new mom that does not have this baby carrier yet in her life then she needs one, STAT! It is one of those products that she doesn’t know she needs until she gets it and then can’t live without it. It may be a little more expensive than some of the other ones out there, but it is worth it.
This was my number one mom must have. I had this exact one and it is so comfortable I carried around my son until he was 2…no joke…don’t judge. It comes in 13 colors. I suggest going neutral, so dad can wear it too, plus it will match every outfit because she will wear it all the time and everywhere, literally.
As Moms we not only love to take pictures of our babies, we have to it is a requirement and obligation if you will. We especially love to take those keepsake pictures every month to look and see how our little bundle of joy is growing and changing.
This wall decal was created for new moms to display pictures of their precious baby each month until they are one. It is a wall sticker and it looks so cute in a baby’s nursery. Available in Blue with green accents & Pink with purple accents.
This is a great gift for a mom that has a baby or is a mom to be. The sentiment is right on target. You can add her name or a personal message on the back to make it extra special.
Mom’s Memory Journal, $16
My last pick for a new mom is this sweet memory book. This book captures the first five years of your baby’s life. It is a daily journal where you write a few lines a day about your thoughts, memories and your baby’s growth and progress. You just write about a line every day, so it works great for the busy mom…which is every new mom ever.
Then the next year you write on that same day, so you can compare memories for that date over five years. It is a great idea to help capture those moments that go so fast. I can’t think of a new mom that would not appreciate this one.
You can choose from dozens of scents to find her favorite and you can customize the message to give the mom to be in your life all the encouragement she needs. This is a very thoughtful gift to show her how much you care. It even comes with an adorable pack of matches!
Even if you just have a little cash to spend you can still blow the mom in your life away by getting her a thoughtful gift. Below are my favorite ideas.
Mom Ring, $6!, by Barogirl
What I love about this is well first it is only $6 and it dainty and cute. This ring would be a perfect gift from a son or daughter that wants to buy mommy something.
Girl Wash Your Face, $14 Rachel Hollis
So, you got her the cozy blanket that I recommended above now she just needs a good book to read. She will love this book! It is one of my all-time favorites. Rachel is a mother of four and host of the Rise and Rise Together podcast.
In each chapter of this book she tackles a different lie that she at one time believed and most other women believe and then gives you the tools you need to defeat the lies. It is just the right amount of inspiration that every mom needs in her life.
Custom Flip Book | $16
This is a fun idea that mom will love. You send in two pictures with mom’s favorite people holding a white sign with different facial expressions. Then the artists customizes it with your message for mom and artistic backgrounds. You end up with a tiny animated piece of art that mom will cherish.
Us Mom’s Love Tees especially funny mom tees. Here are my favorites.
This Mom Runs on Love, Coffee & Dry Shampoo T-shirt | More Colors
Sorry I’m Late I Have Kids T-shirt | More Colors
Ain’t No Mommy Got Time For That T-shirt | More Colors
Best Mom EVAH T-shirt | More Colors
Check out more funny mom shirts here: Top Funny Mom T-shirts
One of my favorite gifts is custom jewelry. We love to show off our mother’s day gifts to everyone and this is a great way to do it. Below are some of my favorite custom jewelry pieces.
This mother of pearl pedant is hand engraved with your personal message to mom. It can be a sweet note or the names of her children. This is a great gift for a fashionable mom in your life.
These rings are so pretty. You can choose the birthstones of mom and her kiddos or other family members and then add her initial or you can add an initial for each of her kids. This is a fun gift that shows her you took some time to think of her.
This bar necklace is simple and cute. Your favorite mom would wear this one proudly. It is available in gold, rose gold and silver. Plus, it ships the next day!
This sweet sloth necklace features a family of sloths hanging out together. You can personalize it with the number of family members and the names of each written on the sloth. She will be sure to get tons of compliments on this unique gift.
You can personalize these rings with the names of her children. There are several fonts and colors to choose from. My favorite is the modern font, pictured.
These rings can be customized with her children’s birthstones and/or her own. This is a fun way for her to show off her tribe. It is available in gold, rose gold and silver.
Those are the best Mother’s Day gift ideas that I have found. I hope that you take my advice and get one of these gifts for the mom in your life. A thoughtful gift is a great way to show her how much you appreciate her! Well that and tell her all the time, Obviously.
I know most of my readers are moms, so I would love your feedback on my recommendations. What do you love and is there anything that I missed? Let me know, maybe I’ll add to my list for next time. If you are a mom and want these gifts in your life, then share it with someone just to give them a subtle hint. 😉