Mother’s Day Gift Suggestions: What She Really Wants

While we should celebrate our incredible mothers every day, check out our 27 Mother’s Day gift suggestions to make her day extra special.

I’m pretty convinced that moms make the world go ’round. As a first-time mom, I’m beginning to fully understand the love, sacrifice, and unwavering devotion that comes along with the title ‘Mama.’

This year, Mother’s Day takes on a whole new meaning for me, thanks to my son. And while I know Mother’s Day isn’t about gifts, there is something special about receiving the perfect present to help celebrate you from those you adore most.

To help, I’ve rounded up 27 Mother’s Day gifts that you’ll really want this year. I hope you find something you love, and that encourages a moment of ‘me-time.’ Oh, and I’ve added in a few gift ideas that my mom loves for Mother’s Day, plus a few ideas that won’t cost you a penny.

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For the wellness lover

Sakara Discovery Kit

Sakara.com

This curated collection of Sakara’s Clean Boutique products will give mama a taste of Sakara’s most coveted wellness essentials.

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Skylar Clean Perfume Set

Skylar.com

Inside you’ll find a sample perfume palette with all six Skylar scents paired with a $78 gift card to buy a full-size bottle of her favorite.

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Sacred Ritual Immunity Bath Salts

Anthropologie.com

Help boost her immunity with this relaxing and detoxifying bath salt blend. All of that time chasing little ones does a number on the body.

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Healthy Essentials Oil Kit

doTERRA.com

Packed with ten supportive essential oils and a gorgeous, modern diffuser, this is the perfect gift for a mama who loves natural solutions to everyday issues.

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Holistic Self-Care Guided Journal

Amazon.com

Inside you’ll find 100 self-care exercises including prompts, breath work, meditations, and more. This journal will help mama create more calm in her life.

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For the cozy-loving mama

Bergamot + Jasmine Organic Beeswax Candle

Etsy.com

Made with real beeswax, these hand-poured candles are chemical-free and available in several scents. I personally love the pairing of bergamot and jasmine.

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Bedside Smartphone Vase

Uncommongoods.com

Part vase, part smartphone stand and charger, this is the perfect way to bring fresh blooms and functionality to any surface. Plus, it’s handmade in the USA.

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Signaturesoft Plush Cropped Hoodie

Louandgrey.com

The coziest piece she’ll ever own. This updated sweatshirt features a patch pocket and a flattering curved hemline. One of each, please.

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Parachute Percale Sheet Set

Parachutehome.com

These are the only sheets you’ll ever need in your home. They’re lightweight, durable, and only get better with time. Hint: buy two sets, so one is always clean.

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How to Make a House a Home Book

Parachutehome.com

The ultimate guide to making your home feel personal, purposeful, and cozy. It’s the perfect book to inspire countless home projects you two can tackle together.

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Flower-Dyed Ardel Pillow

Anthropologie.com

Available in three colors, this pillow is understated yet unique enough to brighten any room. Use it to refresh your favorite space, mama.

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For the hostess + home chef

Pacific Natural: Simple Seasonal Entertaining by Jenny Kayne

Amazon.com

Inside the gorgeous pages, you’ll find tips for living and entertaining those you love throughout the year. Tabletop ideas, garden tips, healthy recipes, and more await.

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Oven-Safe Pie Pan with Personalized Recipe Inscription

Etsy.com

Honor your loved ones with this pie pan that is home to their actual handwritten recipe. This is such a special way to honor both past and present mothers.

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Le Creuset Signature 5.5 Qt. Dutch Oven

Crateandbarrel.com

This heirloom-quality piece will serve you for decades and is excellent for soups, casseroles, stews, and just about anything.

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Blue Pheasant Dawson Square Serving Platter

Anthropologie.com

A natural stoneware serving platter finished with a rustic white finish makes it the perfect addition to any home. It’s microwave and oven safe, too.

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Half Baked Harvest Super Simple Cookbook

Amazon.com

Packed with instant, overnight, and easy comfort foods, this cookbook is a must-have in every kitchen. Bonus points if you make mom a recipe from this cookbook.

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For the sentimental mama

On The Day You Were Born Custom Print

Etsy.com

Help mom celebrate the birth of her baby by forever capturing the starts alignment on the little ones day of birth. The perfect compliment to any special room.

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Delicate Monogram Necklace

Anthropologie.com

This asymmetrical initial necklace is an understated way for mom to keep her loved ones near her heart. It’s an ideal gift that feels both fresh and timeless.

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Personalized Handmade Keyring

Etsy.com

The perfect way for mama to see her kid’s smiling faces at all times. Beautifully crafted out of fine leather and personalized with gold foiled initials.

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Hello Noémie ‘Mama’ Necklace

hellonoemie.com

Available in yellow gold and rose gold with or without diamonds, this necklace is the perfect reminder for the mama in your life. It’s beautiful on its own or layered.

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Custom Beaded Bracelets in 14K Gold

Etsy.com

A fun way to remember your little ones and keep their memory close. These personalized bracelets are available with white or black beads.

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My mama’s picks

Ninja Foodi 9-in-1 Deluxe

Amazon.com

My mom says: a little intimidating at first, but the learning curve is totally worth it! Use it to pressure cook, air fry, steam, and more. It’s my new best friend.

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Soul Addict CBD Honey Mama Manuka Mask

Souladdict.co

My mom says: this CBD-infused mask makes my skin soooo soft! I use it for twenty minutes any time my skin needs a little extra love.

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Mount Lai Gua Sha Facial Tool

Follain.com

My mom says: not only does it help to tone and lift my skin, but it also relieves tension in my jaw and releases my sinus pressure. I have the rose quartz one.

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Athleta Interstellar Blazer

Athleta.com

My mom says: I love this because you can dress it up or throw it over a pair of leggings. It’s also great for travel because it’s wrinkle resistant and goes with everything!

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Away Bigger Carry-On

Awaytravel.com

My mom says: I’ve had fancier, name-brand suitcases, but this is hands-down the best suitcase I’ve ever owned. Plus, the customer service is fantastic.

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Lo + Sons Catalina Deluxe Tote

Loandsons.com

My mom says: this is such a versatile bag – it even has a hidden bottom space for storing shoes or extra carry-on items! Stacks perfectly on top of my Away bag.

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Free Mother’s Day gift ideas

Mother’s Day isn’t all about buying something to show mama love – there are plenty of free Mother’s Day ideas out there! Below are just a few to help you get started.

  • Make a homemade card with a special heartfelt message
  • Pick a bouquet of wildflowers
  • Serve her breakfast in bed (and do the dishes after!)
  • Create an email address for each kid to capture memories and special notes over the years
  • Offer to give her a relaxing foot rub and then draw a hot bath

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