The 50 best Mother’s Day gifts for every type of mom
The 50 best Mother’s Day gifts for every type of mom
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No pressure, but if there's one day of the year we have the opportunity to secure that coveted "favorite child" status, it's Mother's Day! Depending on your mom's style, you can impress her with not just one flower bouquet, but a fresh monthly delivery, or you can spoil her with jewelry, fancy cookware or a luxury handbag—just be sure to check out our top picks for every type of mom.
If you're struggling to find the perfect Mother's Day gift, we have you covered. The shopping experts at Reviewed have tested a variety of lifestyle and home products for gift ideas that she's sure to love. From the magic pan that everyone is talking about to a personalized photo book, here are 50 Mother's Day gifts that she'll love this year. (Psst: These work great for your mother-in-law, too!)
1. For the working mom: Kate Spade Laptop Bag
Consider this a beautiful purse for the working mom's laptop. Kate Spade's Spencer Universal Laptop Bag is made from a soft, yet durable saffiano leather and comes in three colors. The size is universal so you don't have to worry about measuring your mom's laptop to make sure it will fit. It's also equipped with four slip pockets and a detachable shoulder strap.
Spencer Universal Laptop Bag at Kate Spade for $298
2. For the mom who loves flowers: A Bouqs subscription
One bouquet of flowers is okay, but you can take it up a notch with a subscription that delivers beautiful bouquets right to her door every month. With a Bouqs subscription, you can do just that. Many Reviewed staffers are big fans of this service, and we're confident your mom will become one, too.
Monthly subscription to Bouqs from $40/month
3. For the mom who hates vacuuming: Eufy Robovac 11S
If running the vacuum every single day is Mom's least favorite chore, then gift her the next best thing to a cleaning service: a robot vacuum. That way all the little crumbs are picked up on a daily basis with zero effort on Mom's part. The Eufy Robovac 11S is the best affordable robot vacuum we've ever tested because it has great pickup, isn't too noisy and has a thin design that allows it to slip under various nooks and crannies.
Eufy Robovac 11S Robot Vacuum at Amazon for $159.99
4. For the mom who loves all things designer: A Michael Kors handbag
Stylish moms who can't resist adding a new handbag to their collection will adore this Ginny crossbody bag from Michael Kors. The pebbled leather, chain accents, compact size and statement tassel make it a perfect choice for every day use. It comes in black, orange spice or soft pink (perfect for Mother's Day)—plus, moms love a monogram, and this bag comes with optional personalization at no extra cost.
Ginny Leather Crossbody bag at Michael Kors from $99
5. For the iced coffee lover: Takeya Cold Brew Coffee Maker
Does your mom sip iced coffee all year round even when the temperature dips below 0? If so, you can support her habit with her very own cold brew coffee maker. This one from Takeya is the best cold brew coffee maker we've ever tested. It's intuitive to use, easy to clean (just toss it in the dishwasher) and makes a delicious cup time after time.
Takeya Cold Brew Coffee Maker at Amazon for $24.98
6. For the mom who's a morning person: Parachute's Cloud Cotton Robe
Starting the morning in a robe with a cup of coffee is a great way for Mom to get her day off on the right foot. Upgrade her morning routine with the Parachute Cloud Cotton Robe, which is one of our favorite robes. It's made from 100% long-staple Turkish cotton and designed to have a relaxed, comfortable fit. Bonus: It has hidden pockets and comes in a range of beautiful colors.
Cloud Cotton Robe at Parachute for $109
7. For the mom with a sweet tooth: Baked by Melissa cupcakes
Sometimes the best gifts are the ones your can eat. These mini cupcakes from Baked by Melissa make an amazing and delicious edible gift. We tried these bite-sized treats and were immediately obsessed. They're easy to eat and come in a variety of tasty flavors, like chocolate chip cookie dough, caramel apple pie, triple chocolate fudge and mint chocolate chip. The company even sells gluten-free and vegan options, so moms with dietary restrictions will love them, too.
Latest & Greatest Cupcakes at Baked by Melissa for $34
8. For the mom who loves to cook: Always Pan
Simplify Mom's cooking routine with the Always Pan, a stylish and functional pan that is designed to replace eight pieces of traditional cookware. It can braise, sear, steam, strain, sauté, fry and boil, meaning Mom doesn't have to dig through the kitchen cabinets to find the right pan whenever she cooks. We tested the Always Pan—and found that it had great performance that any home cook would love.
Always Pan at Our Place for $115 (Save $30 through May 8)
9. For the mom who loves scented candles: Capri Blue Volcano Candle
If your mom loves the fresh, floral scent of walking into an Anthropologie store, she'll love the Capri Blue Volcano Candle. The popular volcano scent comes in so many styles and colors, so if you really want to impress Mom you can get one for every room in the house, because they also double as beautiful décor.
Capri Blue Volcano Candle at Anthropologie for $25.50
10. For the mom who loves her sleep: Nordstrom Moonlight Pajamas
Finding the time for quality sleep can be hard to come by for moms, so gift her something that will make catching ZZZs as comfortable as possible. The Nordstrom Moonlight Pajamas are fan-favorite jammies that are super soft and stylish. Depending on your mom's preference, you can buy them for her in shorts or pants.
Nordstrom Moonlight Short Pajamas at Nordstrom from $29.40
Nordstrom Moonlight Pajamas at Nordstrom from $39
11. For the mom who loves a monogram: One Heart Initial Necklace
Jewelry doesn't have to be too flashy or expensive to make a statement. Just take a look at the One Heart Initial Necklace from Mint & Lily. Personalize this dainty necklace with two initials and choose from 18K gold plated, 8K rose gold plated or silver. It's super sweet and Mom will love it too.
One Heart Initial Necklace at Mint & Lily for $39
12. For the mom who lives in leggings: Lululemon Align Leggings
If your mom lives in leggings, then she'll be happy to receive a pair of Lululemon Align Leggings. They feel like slipping into butter and are some of the softest leggings out there. Our tester says they're her favorite piece of clothing. These leggings are great for all activities from hiking to HIIT to running errands.
Align Leggings at Lululemon for $98
13. For the mom on the go: Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer
Mom might already have a hair dryer, but if it's not the Revlon One-Step, she's wasting precious time during her hair routine. This all-in-one hair dryer and brush brings hair from wet to straight and styled in less than 20 minutes—and it even works on curly hair. We put the Revlon to the test and were so impressed by the performance that we highly recommend it to anyone who ever needs to dry their hair.
Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer at Amazon from $34.88
14. For the mom who loves to lounge: Barefoot Dreams Throw Blankets
The Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw Blanket is not only beloved by celebs, but ourtester said it feels like wrapping yourself in a cloud. It has hundreds of positive reviews at Nordstrom and is available in a variety of colors to fit any mom's style.
Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw Blanket at Nordstrom for $147
15. For the mom who's a wine lover: A Winc subscription
If Mom loves her _Bachelor _and wine nights, then she'll appreciate a wine subscription that caters exactly to her tastes. With Winc, she'll be given personalized wine recommendations after taking a quiz. When we tried Winc, our tester found that it consistently delivered high-quality wines and recommendations throughout the months—meaning she'll be able to keep the vino flowing month after month.
Winc gift card from $60
16. For the mom who loves games: A personalized puzzle
Make family game night even more fun for Mom with a customized puzzle featuring a family photo. With Minted, you can choose from several puzzle designs and 12-, 60- and 252-piece options that are pretty enough to frame. Moms will love piecing together a special family memory.
Terracotta 252-Piece Custom Puzzle at Minted for $42
17. For the mom on-the-go: Corkcicle Triple-Insulated Stemless Glass
When Mom wants to take her wine on the go, these insulated wine glasses will come in clutch. They come highly rated for being made of a durable stainless steel and for keeping drinks cold for hours—give the gift of rosé all day with this chill container.
Corkcicle Triple-Insulated Stemless Glass at Amazon from $21.99
18. For the mom obsessed with your family tree: AncestryDNA
If your mom loves talking about her family history, the AncestryDNA kit is the perfect gift to help her pinpoint her roots. It's the most popular DNA kit on the market with more than 18 million users, which means she may even end connecting with long lost family members in the process.
AncestryDNA kit at Ancestry for $99
19. For the yogi mom: Lululemon The Reversible Mat 5mm
If Mom has been working on her fitness at home, then she'll definitely appreciate a thick yoga mat to do vinyasa with ease. The Mat 5mm from Lululemon is the best yoga mat we've ever tested. Not only does it come in so many pretty patterns, it's reversible and its no-slip grip and plushness makes it ideal for a variety of workouts like Pilates and HIIT.
The Mat 5mm at Lululemon for $98
20. For the bookworm mom: Kindle Paperwhite
Whether she loves true crime or steamy romance novels, moms who love to read will appreciate a Kindle. She'll have access to thousands of titles at her fingertips—even when she's traveling
—The Kindle Paperwhite is the best Kindle we've ever tested because it's waterproof, has a ton of storage and doesn't strain your eyes thanks to the e-ink.
Kindle Paperwhite from Amazon for $109
21. For the mom who loves being cozy: Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Cardigan
Cardigans are a wardrobe staple. Not only do they help dress up an outfit, but they keep you comfy, which Mom will appreciate. There are few cardigans out there as cozy as this one from Barefoot Dreams. (It's called CozyChic for a reason.) Both reviewers and my own mom love these cardigans, and yours may never want to take it off.
Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Lite Circle Cardigan at Nordstrom for $116
22. For the mom with a sweet tooth: Sugarfina gummies
Candy is always nice, but you can indulge Mom's sweet tooth and her love of rosé with these booze-infused treats. These are not your toddler's gummy bears—they are filled with rosé wine from Provence, and they are also free of GMOs and gluten, which make them the perfect guilt-free treat for Mom.
Sugarfina Rosé All Day Bear, Set of 4 at Nordstrom for $36
23. For the home chef: Staub Dutch Oven
Moms who love cooking will love the Staub Dutch oven. This piece of cookware is super versatile and can be used to make soups, simmer sauces, fry foods, sauté vegetables and so much more, making it perfect for any foodie. After testing several Dutch ovens, we found that the Staub beat out the coveted Le Creuset because it aced every cooking test and fit better on the stovetop. It comes in several gorgeous colors so you can choose Mom's favorite. This one is just a bit smaller than the one we tested but also comes with a smaller price tag.
Staub Cast Iron 4-Quart Round Cocotte at Amazon for $99.95
24. For the mom who's always prepared: Madewell Transport Tote
Moms always have exactly what you need when you need it. Whether it's a tissue, a bandage or a water bottle—it seems like their purse is a treasure chest of essentials. For a sturdy bag that will hold it all, get her the Madewell Transport Tote. One of our staff members owns it and raved that it's the perfect size for carrying all of her things, making it great for commuting and errands.
Transport Tote at Madewell for $178
25. For the mom who's always learning: A MasterClass subscription
We should never stop learning, and what better way to brush up on cooking skills or get a new eye for interior design than with a celebrity-taught class. With MasterClass, Mom can learn how to chop cauliflower with Gordon Ramsay or learn how to start her memoir with Roxane Gay. Reviewed's editor-in-chief tried out the service and loved how the classes could be completed on his own time and that they were fun and engaging.
MasterClass subscription for $15 a month (billed annually)
26. For the mom who loves her jewelry: Diamond Dazzle Stik
Keep Mom's diamonds shining bright with the Diamond Dazzle Stik. If your mom wears the same diamond earrings and rings every day, they could use a little glow up. Gift her this cool cleaning stick that's made to make gems shine and she'll thank you for making her bling look brand new. It works so well that it's earned more than 36,000 reviews on Amazon and has a 4.6-star rating.
Diamond Dazzle Stik at Amazon for $8.99
27. For the mom who likes to jam out: Jabra Elite 85t True Wireless Earbuds
Whether Mom prefers podcasts or her perfectly curated playlists, she deserves the best when listening. While Apple AirPods may win in popularity, after testing various wireless earbuds, we found that the Jabra Elite 85t earbuds are the best. (Yes, better than Apple AirPods.) Aside from offering smooth and balanced sound and impressive active noise cancellation (ANC), they have a number of additional features like voice assistant. Fair warning, she'll be tuning you out the second she puts them on.
Jabra Elite 85t True Wireless Earbuds at Amazon for $199.99
28. For the makeup maven: DeWeisn Tri-Fold Lighted Mirror
If your mom loves wearing makeup, she'll love putting it on in front of this mirror. The Deweisn Lighted Makeup Mirror is our favorite affordable makeup mirror because it provides perfect views (and multiple magnification) and lighting for optimal makeup application. It's not too expensive, but she'll absolutely adore this unique gift.
DeWeisn Tri-Fold Lighted Mirror at Amazon for $22.93
29. For the zen mom: Airomé Serenity Medium Diffuser
Give Mom a whiff of relaxation with scents like lavender and eucalyptus all day long through her essential oil diffuser. This one from Airomé is both pretty and portable, and we found that it could run for eight hours in our testing. That's why we named it the best essential oil diffuser. Your mom deserves the best, right?
Airomé Serenity Medium Diffuser at Amazon for $36.99
30. For the mom who needs a little extra help: Echo Dot
Does your mom always text you asking about the weather or other random questions she could probably look up herself? If yes, you should get her a personal assistant—AKA an Echo Dot. This entry-level smart speaker will answer all her questions and can play her favorite jams and set reminders for her busy day. After testing it, we found that the 4th generation Dot has been packed with improved sound and aesthetics that she'll love.
Echo Dot (4th Gen.) at Amazon for $27.99
31. For the busy mom: Instant Pot Ultra
Between attending sports games, picking up kids from playdates and running errands, it's impressive that Mom still has time to make dinner. You can streamline her process with the Instant Pot Ultra. It's the best pressure cooker we've ever tested and can make a meal in just 20 minutes, which will give her more time to relax. Plus, you'll benefit from her delicious Instant Pot recipes.
Instant Pot Ultra 10-in-1 at Amazon for $139.99
32. For the mom on the move: Fitbit Charge 4
Moms are always on the move, whether it's running to the grocery store or getting in a quick Pilates class. She can be more conscious about her steps with a fitness tracker and the Fitbit Charge 4 is our favorite. It has several goals she'll love crushing, hourly movement reminders and sleep and workout tracking. She'll wonder how she ever lived without it.
Fitbit Charge 4 at Amazon for $98.59
33. For the mom who's on her feet all day: Ugg Scuffette II
A pair of cozy slippers is always a way to win Mom over, and Uggs shearling-lined ones are the best. Seriously, we tested them and found that the Ugg Scuffette II were our favorite. They're soft, cozy, sturdy to walk in and Mom will love slipping into them each morning or all day!
Ugg Scuffette II at Nordstrom for $89.95
34. For the mom with a green thumb: A plant from The Sill
If your mom isn't the flower type, a houseplant that will last much longer is a great alternative. We've tried out The Sill, a plant delivery service that ships plants straight to your door, and found that our new greens arrived safely—and we loved that they came with care instructions. Plus, they come pre-potted, meaning less work for Mom.
Shop plants at The Sill starting at $28
35. For the mom who loves the family together: Personalized Family Names Throw Pillow
Even if you can't get the entire family together for Mother's Day, you can display everyone's name on pillow, which Mom will find super sweet. These customized canvas pillowcases are perfect to display in the living room, and reviewers rave about the high quality.
Personalized Family Names Throw Pillow at Etsy for $18.50
36. For the mom who likes to stay hydrated: Brita Water Bottle
Remembering to drink water can be hard for any busy mom, which is why a good water bottle is a great gift. The best water bottle we've ever tested is the Brita Premium Filtering Water Bottle. It offers incredible insulation for iced cold water all day long and has a built-in filter, so Mom knows her H20 is good to go.
Brita Premium Filtering Water Bottle at Amazon for $24.99
37. For the mom who likes to grill: ThermoWorks ThermoPop
A real home chef knows that the best way to get perfectly cooked meat is with a meat thermometer. It's a fact! So any grill-enthusiast mom will love getting the ThermoWorks ThermoPop, which is the best digital meat thermometer we've ever tested. It's incredibly speedy (it only took 3 seconds to read temperatures) and the display rotates 360 degrees so she can see the temperature at any angle.
ThermoWorks ThermoPop at ThermoWorks for $35
38. For the mom who loves her cuppa: A Sips by subscription
If your mom prefers tea over coffee, then she might want to add a few new tea blends into the mix. The easiest way to do that is with Sips by, a personalized tea subscription that she'll be excited to receive each month. We tried the service and were obsessed with it. While we didn't love every flavor, we found new brews and also new brands of favorite flavors like Earl Gray or mint green tea.
Subscription to Sips by for $16/month
39. For the mom who loves fried foods: Cuisinart AirFryer Toaster Oven
Air frying is one of the hottest cooking trends right now, and it's easy to see why. Who doesn't like to enjoy their favorite fried foods sans oil? While air fryers are great, most of them are a one-trick pony, so you can give your mom a little more versatility with an air fryer toaster oven combo. This one from Cuisinart is our favorite multipurpose air fryer as it crisps up food just as well as other air fryers, but you can also use it for toasting or baking.
Cuisinart AirFryer Toaster Oven at Amazon for $229.95
40. For the mom who's an HGTV fanatic: A Discovery+ subscription
Mom already binges House Hunters _and _Diners Drive-ins and Dives, but you can give her even _more _content with a Discovery+ subscription. My parents just activated theirs and they're already obsessed with the streaming service. With it, Mom can watch favorites from Discovery Channel, the Food Network, TLC and HGTV. There's so much content she'll be able to watch as much as her heart desires.
41. For the mom who's too busy to plan dinner: Home Chef
Cooking dinner is time consuming enough, but actually deciding what you want to eat is a headache itself. Save Mom time deciding what's on the menu with a subscription to Home Chef. It's our favorite meal delivery kit because it has unique meal options and fresh ingredients that she'll love cooking each week. Bonus points if you cook the meal for her on Mother's Day!
Home Chef gift card from $25
42. For the mom who needs to relax: Gravity Blanket
Sometimes moms just need a hug. Sometimes moms just need some alone time. The perfect solution? A relaxing weighted blanket that feels like a hug when it is draped over her body. The Gravity Blanket is our favorite weighted blanket because it adds the right amount of pressure and didn't overheat us while we slept.
Gravity Blanket at Gravity for $249.99
43. For the stylish mom: Superga Cotu Sneaker
The trendy mom will love a pair of Superga 'Cotu' Sneakers. These simple white kicks have been seen on celebrities like Hailey Bieber and even royalty like Kate Middleton, and go with pretty much any outfit. Warning: They can get dirty quite fast, but that's just part of the aesthetic.
Superga 'Cotu' Sneaker at Nordstrom for $65
44. For the new mom: Nuna Rava Car Seat
New moms want the best for their baby, and the Rava Flame Retardant car seat is one of our readers' favorites. It has a near-perfect 5-star rating on Nordstrom, with reviewers saying it’s long-lasting, easy to install and incredibly safe. She's already been eyeing it, so she'll love getting one for Mother's Day.
Nuna Rava Flame Retardant Free Convertible Car Seat at Nordstrom for $499.95
45. For the mom who has plans to travel: Rosetta Stone
With travel on the rise, Mom might be ready to finally book that trip to Italy she's been dreaming about. Before she books her flight, help her brush up on the native language by gifting her with Rosetta Stone. It's one of our favorite language learning softwares and she can nail down French, Italian, Russian or pretty much any language. We found the service is easy to use, intuitive and ideal for beginners.
Rosetta Stone subscription for $11.99/month
46. For the mom who loves home workouts: Myxfitness Myx II
Whether she likes working out or not, your mom has probably talked about getting an exercise bike. With the Myxfitness Myx II you'll not only gift Mom a high-quality piece of home gym equipment with great instructors and a stellar heart-rate training system, but we also found this bike to be the best value. Plus, you can hop on it when you visit your parents' house.
MYX II at Myxfitness for $1,399
47. For the sentimental mom: Personalized Family Print
This customized family portrait will completely wow Mom—and you won't have to round up the whole gang for a photoshoot to do so. Just choose skin tones, hair and clothing color for a lineup of your family, then insert your family name and the year it started, and artist Shelly Klein will create a lovely piece of art. It's cute, quirky and super sentimental.
Personalized Family Print at Uncommon Goods from $85
48. For the forgetful mom: Tile Mate
Does your mom always rush everyone into the car, only to realize that she can't find her keys? Help her get to her destination without being late with the ingenious Tile Mate, a Bluetooth tracker for your keys or other frequently forgotten items. She can simply ping her keys from her phone to find her missing things in an instant.
Tile Mate at Amazon for $24.99
49. For the mom who loves looking at family photos: A personalized photo book
There's nothing better than looking back on good memories, and any mom would adore a book of family photos. While you could scrapbook one, it's much easier to drag and drop photos with Artifact Uprising. You can choose from a variety of beautiful styles from hand-stamped, embossed hardcover books to the signature layflat album. Reviewers love the high-quality printed pages, and it will definitely be a gift that lasts.
Custom photo book at Artifact Uprising starting at $17
50. For the mom who loves her beauty sleep: Slip Silk Pillowcase
Your mom's beauty sleep is important, and aside from waking up feeling refreshed, you can ensure she has a good hair day with a silk pillowcase. Slip makes a popular one with thousands of positive reviews. Not only does it feel super luxurious, but the material can reduce frizziness and prevent skin irritation. We tested silk pillowcases and found that they felt great on our skin, though the benefits of silk on our hair and skin was inconclusive.
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