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30 Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Every Mom Stage

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Updated May 7, 2024

Moms are the glue that hold families together. The cheerleaders at every milestone, and the comfort in every storm. This Mother's Day, celebrate the incredible journey of motherhood—from the early days of running kiddos from one soccer meet to another to the bittersweet joy of an empty nest.

Here, you'll find unique ideas that mom will truly want to receive. Gifts that pamper, inspire, and celebrate the incredible women who nurture, guide, and love us unconditionally. Remember, no matter what you buy for her on this list—a big hug and a ‘thank you’ goes a long way, too.

Best Mother’s Day gifts for moms of littles

Aura’s Walden

If you’d rather skip the framing service this time around, go with a digital photo frame, a gift that connects the whole family. This new, larger frame boasts a 15-inch, anti-glare display perfect for showcasing all the hundreds of daily photos she takes of her littles. Even better, Aura allows everyone in the family to upload new images through a user-friendly app easily, so she's always surrounded by the faces she loves.

Price on publish: $259

Write Your Own Embroidered Hanes® Adult Sweatshirt

Write Your Own Embroidered Hanes® Adult Sweatshirt

Write Your Own Embroidered Hanes® Adult Sweatshirt

Being a mom to littles is wishing they would grow up just a bit faster and be more independent—and then tearing up when you have to move from 2T to 3T. No one will ever be prouder than she is of watching her children grow, and this customizable sweatshirt is not only sentimental and thoughtful, but also durable and soft. You can personalize it with two lines of text and up to four names above the cuff, then choose from various thread colors and font options to suit her style. She’ll wear it every chance she gets.

Price on publish: $48.99+

HOKA Women's Clifton 9 Running Shoes

HOKA Women's Clifton 9 Running Shoes, Size 6, Nimbus Clou | Mother’s Day Gift

HOKA Women's Clifton 9 Running Shoes, Size 6, Nimbus Clou | Mother’s Day Gift

Truly, mama needs more than ‘just a minute.’ She needs at least an hour for her mental health as she’s raising tiny humans, so treat her feet to the ultimate comfort with HOKA Clifton 9 Running Shoes. These lightweight running shoes boast added stack height and a plush heel, supporting her workouts, long runs, and everyday errands. With a streamlined tongue and superior cushioning, there’s a reason why so many runners flock to HOKA, and now mom can be part of the crowd.

Price on publish: $144.99

Ceramic Flower Frog

Ceramic Flower Frog

Ceramic Flower Frog

Toddlers bring all sorts of goodies they find outside—like sticks, weeds, flowers, leaves. These little treasures might not mean much to anyone but mom, and that’s okay. She can safely arrange hand-picked flowers with these Magpie Mischief ceramic flower frogs. These beautiful, handmade pieces are designed to fit a wide-mouth mason jar, allowing her to create stunning flower arrangements effortlessly. Perfect for wildflowers, store-bought bouquets, or even dried flowers, the unique circle hole pattern keeps stems perfectly separated for a professional touch. (Tip: It’s also a great little extra to accompany a floral subscription gift.)

Price on publish: $29

Best Mother’s Day gifts for moms of school-aged kiddos

By/Rosie Jane's Complete Body Gift Set

By/Rosie Jane's Complete Body Gift Set

By/Rosie Jane's Complete Body Gift Set

Looking for a gift that'll make any mom seem cool to her pre-teens or teenagers? Check out By/Rosie Jane's Complete Body Gift Set! It's packed with mood-boosting body products in chic blends, funny product names, packaging and design. Created by Rosie Johnston, a mom of three (including two teenagers), these products were made for those moments when she needed a breather and just a little time to herself in the shower.

Price on publish: $66

Klean Kanteen Rise Coffee Tumbler

Klean Kanteen Rise Coffee Tumbler

Klean Kanteen Rise Coffee Tumbler

Until she became a mom of many, she didn’t realize just how busy her kiddo’s social calendar would be. Her days (mornings and evenings) are spent shuttling her kids to school, practices, meets, games and sleepovers. This Klean Kanteen's Rise Coffee Tumbler will be a game-changer for those busy days. Crafted from top-notch stainless steel, it's durable and eco-friendly and comes in a variety of vibrant colors. Its double-wall vacuum insulation keeps her coffee piping hot for hours—which she’ll definitely appreciate to keep up her energy.

Price on publish: $29.95

Free Country Women's Microtech® Chill B Cool Tank Dress

Free Country Women's Microtech® Chill B Cool Tank Dress

Free Country Women's Microtech® Chill B Cool Tank Dress

This versatile tank dress is all about easy-breezy comfort and style. Perfect for busy days running errands, going to soccer games, hanging out with the family or even work, it's designed for effortless wear that's never clingy. Made from innovative Microtech® Chill fabric, it keeps her cool and comfy no matter what the day (or menopause symptoms) brings. With built-in support and stretchy fabric that moves with her, it's a wardrobe staple she'll reach for repeatedly. Plus, with UPF 50+ protection and moisture-wicking technology, it's ideal for outdoor adventures with the teens. It's machine-washable, as well, so caring for it is a breeze-just like wearing it!

Price on publish: $63

Best of Porter Road Box

Best of Porter Road Box

Best of Porter Road Box

This Mother's Day, treat mom to a gourmet breakfast-in-bed experience with this curated box from Porter Road. Even if she’s usually the one cooking up a storm, now you can treat her with a special meal after she sleeps in. From mouthwatering bacon to flavorful country sausage and chorizo, she'll love sampling all of Porter Road's pasture-raised favorites. Make it a gift that keeps giving with subscriptions available, so she can enjoy these high-quality meats whenever she pleases. This box includes two dry-aged steaks, two pork chops, two lbs of dry-aged ground beef, one lb of bacon, one lb of country sausage, and one lb of chorizo sausage.

Price on publish: $128

Best Mother’s Day gifts for moms of adult-aged kids

The Sfoglini Pasta Club

The Sfoglini Pasta Club

The Sfoglini Pasta Club

If a trip to Italy isn’t in the cards just yet, treat her to a culinary adventure at home with a food gift from the Sfoglini Pasta Club. This subscription service delivers a quarterly selection of six different pastas, including three boxes of Sfoglini's classic semolina pasta and three boxes of specialty pasta featuring unique grains, flavors, and limited editions. As an added bonus, each shipment includes six recipes crafted by Sfoglini chefs, ensuring endless inspiration for delicious family meals. When her kids come home to visit, she’ll love cooking up something special for her babies.

Price on publish: $110 for Half Year; $215 for Full Year

Oribe Valley of Flowers Travel Set

Oribe Valley of Flowers Travel Set

Oribe Valley of Flowers Travel Set

This Mother's Day, gift the mom of teens with a chic travel set, perfect for her adventures visiting her kids at college or enjoying getaways with friends or her partner. Adorned in a spring floral print, this set includes travel-sized essentials like Valley of Flowers Body Wash, Body Crème, and Eau de Parfum. It's the ideal companion for adding a touch of luxury to her travels—and reminding her there’s still a big ‘ole world out there for her to see in her Golden Years.

Price on publish: $59

Sunchill

Sunchill

For the mom of adult children, this amazing float offers the ultimate relaxation experience for those newfound moments of leisure. She has more time now and should enjoy it by soaking up the sun and water! Unlike traditional pool floats, it has a customizable design and lightweight construction, making it easy to take to the lake, ocean or pool. She may even let her children borrow it when they come home to visit.

Price on publish: $699

HOOD Customized Hat

HOOD Customized Hat

HOOD Customized Hat

Elevate your mom's style with HOOD's unique hat customizer, the perfect gift for the mom who is as cool as her kids. With this customizable hat, you can add a personal touch by choosing from a variety of sayings that reflect her unique personality. Whether it's "Mom Boss," "Queen of the Clan," or "Super Mom," she'll love wearing a hat that showcases her individuality. There’s also 14 material options, 6 style options, and 33 color options.

Price on publish: $65+

Viking Slate & Acacia Charcuterie Board

Viking Slate & Acacia Charcuterie Board

Viking Slate & Acacia Charcuterie Board

She’s the life of the party—and this Mother’s Day, you can give her the perfect tool to showcase her hosting prowess: a seven-piece Acacia and Slate Charcuterie Board Set. This stylish and functional board lets her effortlessly create stunning appetizer displays, whether it's a casual get-together or a special celebration. With its versatile surfaces and included cheese knives and pinch bowls, she can easily whip up impressive charcuterie, crudité, or dessert boards that will wow her guests. It's the ideal gift to fuel her passion for entertaining and ensure she continues to dazzle at every gathering.

Price on publish: $300 on sale for $179.95

TheraBody TheraFace Mask

TheraBody TheraFace Mask

TheraBody TheraFace Mask

While she’ll always be the most beautiful in your eyes, she may have been intrigued by the LED mask treatments (which are seemingly everywhere right now). So, this Mother’s Day, treat her to the latest skincare innovation with this viral, 5-times-sold-out LED mask. It features 648 Red, Red + Infrared, and Blue LED lights and can improve fine lines, texture, collagen production, discoloration, and circulation. She can enjoy a relaxing self-care session with added vibration therapy while the mask works its magic.

Price on publish: $599

Best Mother’s Day gifts for the mom figure in your life

Mantra Brand Calm Stone Necklace

Mantra Brand Calm Stone Necklace

Mantra Brand Calm Stone Necklace

Even though you’re grown now, the mother figure in your life is still your best friend—and you can show her how much you appreciate her with this meaningful token of love from Mantra. The Calm Stone necklace serves as a reminder to embrace serenity and carry a portable oasis of peace wherever she goes. Crafted from durable 18k gold-dipped stainless steel, each necklace offers empowering messages that withstand the test of time.

Price on publish: $55

Beautifect Box Nude

Beautifect Box Nude

Beautifect Box Nude

Help her stay gorgeous on the go with Beautifect's portable vanity. This luxurious case unfolds to reveal a spacious makeup area, a clear view mirror, and organized storage—everything she needs to create her signature look. Adjustable lighting ensures perfect application, making it the ultimate beauty companion for the mother figure who is always ready to post an Instagram selfie.

Price on publish: $295

Laura Ashley Stove Top Tea Kettle

Laura Ashley Stove Top Tea Kettle

Laura Ashley Stove Top Tea Kettle

Surprise your second mom with this English garden-inspired stovetop kettle this Mother's Day. This stylish kettle features a classic design and a cheerful whistle to signal boiling water. With a large three-liter capacity, it's perfect for making tea for the whole family and heats water quickly for that first cup upon arrival. It's a gift that says "welcome home" with every toast and cup of tea when you come to visit.

Price on publish: $59.99 on sale for $49.99

Walnut Au Jus Cutting Board

Walnut Au Jus Cutting Board

Walnut Au Jus Cutting Board

You know her as Godmother, but to the rest of the neighborhood, she’s the reigning Charcuterie Queen and this splurge-worthy John Boos & Co.'s Walnut Au Jus Cutting Board is about to take her spreads to the next level. This handcrafted beauty features a groove to catch delicious drippings, perfect for creating gourmet sauces. Made from sustainable walnut, the 1.5-inch-thick board is reversible with a flat surface for all culinary creations.

Price on publish: $278.95-$322.95

Sea Bags Custom Monogram Horizontal Stripe Tote

Sea Bags Custom Monogram Horizontal Stripe Tote

Sea Bags Custom Monogram Horizontal Stripe Tote

Dazzle the Mary Poppins in your life with a magical bag that fits everything! This customizable tote features 12 vibrant colors to mix and match for a unique striped design, complete with a personalized monogram. Handcrafted from recycled sailcloth in Portland, Maine, it's as beautiful as it is durable. With machine-washable options, this gift is as practical as it is charming.

Price on publish: $190

Laura Elizabeth Heart Necklace

Laura Elizabeth Heart Necklace

Laura Elizabeth Heart Necklace

Express your deep gratitude to the mother-figure who mended your heart with this delicate necklace. This handcrafted piece features a tiny gold-plated brass heart pendant, symbolizing the love and support that helped you heal. Made with recycled materials and featuring a double-looped chain for extra security, it's a thoughtful gift that's safe for moms with little ones. Choose from 16, 18, or 20-inch lengths to find the perfect fit.

Price on publish: $165

Best Mother’s Day gifts for mother-in-laws

ZWILLING Enfinigy Personal Blender

ZWILLING Enfinigy Personal Blender

ZWILLING Enfinigy Personal Blender

Help your smoothie-loving mother-in-law whip up healthy concoctions on the go with the Enfinigy Personal Blender! This compact powerhouse features a German-engineered blade and two helpful settings: Smoothie and Pulse. It even comes with a leakproof travel lid for easy portability. The BPA-free, dishwasher-safe Tritan jar is built to last, and it is a free downloadable app with dozens of recipes.

Price on publish: $99.99

Kindred Label’s Catherine Slide

Kindred Label’s Catherine Slide

Kindred Label’s Catherine Slide

Your mother-in-law counts down the day until her next beach vacation (and sweetly always invites you along for the adventure). For the second mom with a resort-inspired style, the Catherine by Kindred Label will become her go-to sandal. They fold flat thanks to clever design, fitting into a tote or under her arm. Made from Italian leather, they seamlessly transition from beach strolls to exploring charming, oceanfront cafes.

Price on publish: $270

Olive & Cocoa Rosé All Day Spa Crate

Olive & Cocoa Rosé All Day Spa Crate

Olive & Cocoa Rosé All Day Spa Crate

Show your incredible mother-in-law how much you appreciate her with the Rosé All Day Spa Crate. This luxurious gift set features everything she needs for a pampering spa day at home, including fragrant body care products, relaxing bath salts, soothing facial masks, and even a sweet treat. Beautifully presented in a handcrafted wooden crate, it's the perfect way to help her unwind and recharge.

Price on publish: $128

Heraclea Infused Olive Oils Collection

Heraclea Infused Olive Oils Collection

Heraclea Infused Olive Oils Collection

Treat your amazing mother-in-law—the master chef—to a taste sensation with Heraclea's new Infused Olive Oil Collection. These charming tins hold cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil infused with exciting flavors like chili, garlic, rosemary, and lemon. They're perfect for adding a touch of gourmet flair to any dish. Best of all, they are sourced from the founder's family grove in Turkey and free from chemicals.

Price on publish: $57

Best Mother’s Day gifts for grandmas

PediPocket Blanket

PediPocket Patented Foot Pocket Blanket - 50” x 70” with 20” Deep Foot Pocket, Plush Velvety Fleece Blanket - Everyday Luxurious Comfort, Machine Washable, Great Gift Idea - Sultry Smoke

PediPocket Patented Foot Pocket Blanket - 50” x 70” with 20” Deep Foot Pocket, Plush Velvety Fleece Blanket - Everyday Luxurious Comfort, Machine Washable, Great Gift Idea - Sultry Smoke

No one makes you feel quite as loved as Grandma, and now you can give her the same warmth with the PediPocket blanket. This extra-long throw features a genius foot pocket to keep her toes warm and snug while she catches up on her favorite shows (and waits for you to call her to say ‘hello’).

Price on publish: $79.99

Bonne Maman Ten Ways to Say I Love You Gift Set

Bonne Maman "Ten Ways to Say I Love You", 9 Mini Fruit Spreads and 1 Honey

Bonne Maman "Ten Ways to Say I Love You", 9 Mini Fruit Spreads and 1 Honey

Brighten Grandma's morning routine with Bonne Maman's delightful "Ten Ways to Say I Love You" gift box. It’s packed with nine mini fruit spreads and a pot of pure honey, creating a charming set she can pull out when her children or grandchildren come around for a visit. From breakfast in bed to afternoon tea dates, Bonne Maman's familiar flavors are a delicious way to show you care.

Price on publish: $26.90

Sophie Williamson Design 6 Round Placemats in Blumen Green

Sophie Williamson Design 6 Round Placemats in Blumen Green

Sophie Williamson Design 6 Round Placemats in Blumen Green

Every time you see Grandma, her home is decked out with seasonal decor—from pillows and wreaths to throws and, of course, her table. She’ll love these beautiful, eco-friendly placemats from Sophie Willamson. Perfect for a Mother's Day brunch (or any special occasion), they will become a cherished heirloom. Made from organic materials, they're a gift that's kind to both the environment and her grandkids.

Price on publish: $175

The Nuvet

The Nuvet

The Nuvet

Your Grandmother has spent decades trying to wrangle a cover on a duvet, but now you can change her whole routine with this revolutionary zip-on duvet cover. This innovative design is perfect for anyone who struggles with traditional duvet covers. Nuvet features a three-sided zipper and clever corner pockets for easy, hassle-free changing. No more wrestling or flipping the duvet inside out. Simply unzip, wash, and zip back on for a perfectly made bed in minutes.

Price on publish: From $190 (depending on duvet size)

Hallmark Pop-Up Mothers Day Card for Grandma

Hallmark Pop Up Mothers Day Card for Grandma (Displayable Basket of Flowers)

Hallmark Pop Up Mothers Day Card for Grandma (Displayable Basket of Flowers)

She never wants you to spend a penny on her, but you can’t let Mother’s Day pass without honoring your beloved Granny. This beautiful Mother's Day card transforms into a stunning 3D floral display, brightening her day. Unfold the card to reveal a charming basket overflowing with colorful paper blooms. A tiny message card tucked inside reads, "Happy Mother's Day with love," making it a sweet and sentimental way to express gratitude.

Price on publish: $5.99

The Pioneer Woman Brilliant Blooms 10-Piece Melamine Bowl Set

The Pioneer Woman Brilliant Blooms 10-Piece Melamine Bowl Set

The Pioneer Woman Brilliant Blooms 10-Piece Melamine Bowl Set

Grandmas who love keeping their grandchildren's fridges full, saving you the need for meal delivery at the moment, will adore The Pioneer Woman Brilliant Blooms 10-Piece Melamine Bowl Set. This colorful nesting set comes in various sizes, perfect for storing all her delicious leftovers and future treats. Each bowl features a cheerful design from Ree Drummond's collection, adding a touch of joy to her kitchen—and ensuring you know which bowl goes back to Grandma’s house. It's a practical and stylish gift celebrating her love of cooking and sharing meals with the family.

Price on publish: $24.96

What to consider when choosing a Mother's Day Gift

Recipient

While you may shop for your mother, you may also buy a gift for your mother-in-law, grandmother or a mother figure in your life. Depending on how close you are to this person and their personality, you’ll want to shop based on what you think would make them feel heard, loved and appreciated.

Budget

While moms don’t want to be forgotten on Mother’s Day, they also don’t want their children (or husbands and friends) to go into debt spoiling them. When you’re shopping for a Mother’s Day gift, be conscious of how much you can spend without going overboard. Everyone’s budget is different—and that’s okay.

Shipping/Location

If you don’t live under the same roof or next door to your mom anymore, you will need to be mindful of when your gift will need to be shipped to arrive on time. This also should be a consideration of your overall budget, since shipping fees often apply to most online gifts.

How we selected the best Mother's Day Gifts

Research

To deliver a standout guide that covers all types of mothers and relationships, I conducted a comprehensive online search. I then identified best-selling products, with those boasting exceptional user reviews, prioritizing verified feedback and ratings.

Personal preference

I also personally evaluated a vast selection of these gifts. This hands-on approach ensures we present gifts that prioritize comfort, functionality, and design, ultimately empowering you to find the perfect token of appreciation for the moms in your life.

Budget

I wanted to include a wide range of gifts, and this includes price. Regardless of how big or small your budget is, this list should have you covered.

According to Julie Neale, coach and founder of Mother's Quest, the most popular gift on Mother's Day can vary depending on the stage of motherhood. For new moms, a gift that commemorates the significant milestone and rite of passage of becoming a parent may be especially meaningful. This could include keepsakes, personalized items, or photo books.

“Moms of younger children often cherish gifts their children can make, such as handmade creations from their preschoolers or elementary school-aged children,” she says. “During periods when mothers are in the thick of raising children, or in unique cultural circumstances where the demands on mothers increase exponentially, the gift of time to themselves, away from their family, may be the most valuable of all.”

Tips for finding the best Mother’s Day gift

Neale recommends beginning by asking these three questions to start your Mother’s Day gift search:

  • What are they most seeking in their life right now?
  • What is something that they deeply desire, but could never imagine purchasing for themselves?
  • What gift is an investment in their own future?

“Often, moms are so focused on their own children that everyone involved in Mother's Day, including themselves, can forget that Moms are whole human beings too, with their own goals, desires and needs,” she says. “Checking in with them each year to see what it is they truly want and paving the way for that to be possible is an important tip for discovering the perfect Mother's Day gift.”

Another tip for finding the perfect gift for Mom is to reflect on what kind of experiences she would value, Neale adds. Does she put her own self care on the back burner, but appreciates pampering? Maybe a spa day would be great. Does she love nothing more than getting out in nature with her family? A picnic lunch and organized hike can make a meaningful gift. Has she wanted to learn something new? Purchasing a class, whether online or in person, to pursue that interest is a gift that lives far beyond Mother's Day, she recommends.

Best Mother’s Day gift ideas from a daughter

Jenny Dreizen, the co-founder and chief operation officer of Fresh Starts Registry recommends buying a gift that pays tribute to your special mother-daughter relationship or something you can enjoy together. This might be a sweatshirt with a reference to a show you watch together (like Gilmore Girls), or a gift certificate to cover a full spa day for the two of you.

Best Mother’s Day gift ideas from a son

Dreizen says a son can send a special message to his treasured mom by going extra-thoughtful with his shopping. A mug referencing a shared memory or story, like when you went to a museum as a kid and your mom made you laugh the whole time. Google them to see if they make mugs, she recommends. You can go cozy and supportive, like a new throw blanket, and make her laugh by getting a childhood photo printed on it.

Best Mother’s Day gift ideas from a husband

To really ‘wow’ the mother of your children, Dreizen recommends a birthstone or custom jewelry, and (this is important), in her style. “Not all mom jewelry is made for all moms,” she says. “Knowing her style is vital. Buying in her taste is paramount.” Another sweet idea is charts of the night sky the nights your children were born. “It's a beautiful, thoughtful and timeless way of documenting your kids, her motherhood and decorating your house,” she adds.

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