When it comes to Mother’s Day, finding the best gifts for mom can feel like a daunting task. After all, what do you get the woman that’s given you everything? From classic Mother’s Day gifts like jewelry and flowers, to creative Mother’s Day gifts like personalized books and long distance lamps, the options are endless. These Mother’s Day gifts will ensure your mom feels loved.
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For an elegant Mother's Day gift, get her the Classic Petite Mesh Strap Watch from Daniel Wellington. Coming in a brilliant rose gold and white color combination, this watch is the epitome of grace. With a simple, easy-to-read face and a sleek mesh strap, this timepiece will bring an air of elegance to your mother's look, every day.
Where to buy: $169, Nordstrom
Is your mom a coffee lover? Does she spend every morning picking up her favorite drink at the local cafe? While you probably can't get her a cafe of her own, this Mother's Day you can pick up the Ninja Coffee Bar 10-Cup Coffee Maker. Designed to put the power of the barista in your hands, with this system you can make everything from a regular pot of coffee to specialty drinks like cappuccinos and macchiatos. Complete with six drink size options, brew strength control, and an attached frother, your mom will be making her favorite drinks in no time.
Where to buy: $139, Bed Bath and Beyond
Find her roots
She's the one who made you who you are, so let your mother discover more about where she comes from with the AncestryDNA kit. Using the latest in DNA testing technology, this best-selling kit combines advanced DNA science with the world's largest online family history resource to map your genetic ethnicity and help you find new family connections. Uncovering the user's ethnic mix across 500 regions worldwide, in as little as six to eight weeks Ancestry analyzes their DNA and provides a personalized report on their ethnicity as well as information on newly discovered relatives, making it the ultimate family gift.
Where to buy: $99, Amazon
A light that connects
They say that distance makes the heart grow fonder, but sometimes that distance can be too much to bear. Stay connected even when you can't be together with this Long Distance Lamp. So how does it work? Each person sets up a lamp at home (via Wi-Fi) and when they want to let the other person know they're thinking of them, they simply reach out and touch the lamp. Touch one lamp, and it's corresponding lamp in your loved one's home changes color alerting them that you're thinking of them. Perfect for mother's who don't live as close as they used to, this is a gift that'll tickle both of your hearts.
Where to buy: $85-$175, Uncommon Goods
For the best sentimental gift for moms, get her this gorgeous custom handwriting bracelet from CaitlynMinimalist. Whether you decide to use her mother's, grandmother's, or even your own handwriting, she'll love having a piece of jewelry formed in the shape of one of her loved one's writing. It comes in silver, gold, and rose gold finishes. This is a heartfelt gift your mom will be able to cherish for years to come.
Where to buy: $27.75 (Originally $37), Etsy
Is your mom a fan of essential oils? Then get her the ultimate relaxation gift with The Pure Company's aromatherapy diffuser. Featuring an adjustable timer, whisper quiet mist output, and a safety auto-shut off function for once water runs out, there's one thing that really makes this diffuser stand out among the rest — style. Like all of The Pure Company's products, this diffuser is designed to seamlessly blend in with all home decors, making it a chic wellness gift that'll look great no matter where she puts it.
Where to buy: $44, Amazon
A new beauty routine
Perfect for the mom who likes to keep her beauty routine on the minimal side, this Mother's Day get her The Makeup Set from Glossier. Featuring three of the brands best-selling makeup products — Boy Brow brow gel, Lash Slick mascara, and Cloud Paint blush — with this set, mom will have everything she needs for a fresh-faced makeup look that she can complete in no time.
Where to buy: $40, Glossier
A fan-favorite cookbook
If your mom is a Fixer Upper fan, then she'll love Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering by none other than Joanna Gaines. Filled with recipes inspired by dozens of Gaines' family favorites and classic comfort selections from the couple's new Waco restaurant, Magnolia Table, your mom will love whipping up these southern staples a la Joanna!
Where to buy: $20.99 (Originally $29.99), Amazon
A knife block
And what better companion to a cookbook than a shiny, new knife block. But this isn't a regular knife block. The Calphalon 12-Piece Space-Saving Self-Sharpening Cutlery Set is in a league of its own for one reason — these knives never get dull. How? Well, within each knife holder, there's a sharpener. With every use every use on its way out of the block, these knives will be sharpened, ensuring your mother is always using the best of the best because she doesn't deserve any less.
Where to buy: $219.99, Amazon
A sweet memory book
Sometimes your words can be the best gift. This Mother's Day, give mom the gift of gratitude with the I Love You Mom book from M. H. Clark. Filled with prompts that'll inspire you to share your favorite memories of time spent together, your mom will both chuckle and shed a tear or two as she reads through this keepsake gift. By the end of this book, she'll feel loved and may even start to understand just how much she means to you.
Where to buy: $9.20, Amazon
A handbag she'll love
If you're really looking to spoil your mom this Mother's Day, Kate Spade also has the perfect springtime bag with mom's name written all over it. Made from a refined grain leather and available in a pastel lilac hue (perfect for spring) the Margaux Large Work Tote is a dream. Perfect for mothers who like to be on stylish, but need room to carry the essentials, your mom will get a kick out of how fashionable yet functional this tote is.
Where to buy: $378, Kate Spade
Letters to mom
If a fill-it-in book feels a bit daunting, then try out this Letters to My Mom letter set. It comes with nine letters, each one with situation-specific prompts like "Read me when you need to know how much I love you" and "Read me when you miss me." It comes in a keepsake box to hold each letter for a new, heartwarming surprise for your mother to uncover throughout the year.
Where to buy: $16, Uncommon Goods
A new perfume
Perfume is one of the most popular gifts for women, but if you're looking to really surprise your mom this Mother's Day, gift her with our favorite springtime perfume — Atelier Cologne's Clementine California. Described by many as sunshine in a bottle, one spritz of this fresh and elegant scent and your mother will be transported to the California coast, where the sun is hot and the fruit is ripe. Using 100% naturally sourced ingredients, alongside the star clementine, this perfume features notes of mandarin, juniper berries, star anise, basil, vetiver, sandalwood, and cypress for a scent that is bound to become your mother's next staple.
Where to buy: $75-$195, Sephora
A tea warmer
This gift is for the perennial tea or coffee drinker. One of the most frustrating parts about drinking the hot beverages is having to do so before they get cold. Help your mother enjoy a hot cup of tea or coffee on her time with the VOBAGA Coffee Cup and Mug Warmer. This warming plate, which comes in a black, white, or wood grain finish, makes a chic addition to desks, side tables, and kitchen counters everywhere. To use, simply plug in the warmer, choose your temperature setting, and place your cup on the warmer. It will keep her drink at her chosen temperature and your mother will never have to waste a cup of her favorite morning pick-me-up every again.
Where to buy: $28.99, Amazon
A fancy candle
The popular Jo Malone's Peony & Blush Suede Scented Candle is beloved for a reason. Like the rest of Jo's collection, these candles burn slowly and potently. In mere minutes your mother's home will be immersed in the aroma of crisp, red apples, freshly bloomed peonies, and soft, blush suede. Luxurious and captivating, this is one gift you may want to buy multiples of so you can keep one for yourself.
Where to buy: $67, Nordstrom
A gorgeous bouquet
Looking to go the classic route? Then head on over to Teleflora for some of the most beautiful floral arrangements for mom. Our pick this Mother's Day? The Regal Blossoms Bouquet! Featuring an assortment of hot pink and spray roses, white asiatic lilies, purple carnations, lavender stock, huckleberry, and lemon leaf, this bouquet is an enchanting mix thanks to its beautiful blend of springtime pinks and purples. Top it off with their gorgeous gradient Regal Blossoms vase for an extra special gift that'll brighten up your mother's home almost as much as her smile.
WIN IT: Enter now through 5/5 to win the Regal Blossoms Bouquet for yourself or a mother you love!
Where to buy: $79.99, Teleflora
New mom essentials
Looking to treat the new mom in your life this Mother's Day? The Newborn Gift Set from nanobébé is sure to thrill her. Loaded with an assortment of nanobébé's most innovative products, this set comes with their unique breastmilk bottles (designed to help preserve breastmilk nutrients during storage and warming), a non-electric smart warming bowl for quick and even warming, a microwave steam sterilizer, a compact drying rack, medium and slow flow silicone nipples, and breast pump adapters. With everything mom could need to make breastfeeding her baby easier than ever, this gift is sure to make any new moms' day.
Where to buy: $89.99, Walmart
WIN IT: Enter now through 5/14 to win the Nanobebe Newborn Gift Set for yourself or a mother you love!
New reading material
You and your mother have bonded over your love of First for Women, so this Mother's Day keep the tradition going with a subscription of her very own. For just $19.97, she can enjoy 17 issues-worth of delicious recipes, health advice, and feel-good stories. Best of all, she'll think of you each time she's sees a new issues arrive in her mailbox, making it a gift that'll make an impression throughout the year.
Where to buy: 17 Issues/$19.97, First for Women