Mother's Day is a holiday where everyone scrambles to get mom a token of appreciation that she will love. In 2015, about 35% of adults bought flowers or plants as their Mother's Day gift. In a world that seems over-run with stress, mom could really use a break and a little something significant and special to show her how much all of her efforts are appreciated on her special day. It can be hard to find the right gift, so we've put together a collection of ideas for you to help take some of the stress off of shopping for mom.
The DYI Mom
No doubt about it-moms who will do anything for their children often showcase their love with pictures and memorabilia. A lot of moms today love the little things in life, like heartfelt posies collected by little fingers from the garden. Consider framing a favorite drawing just for mom. Personalized gifts are another way to give mom a one-of-a-kind gift that she will cherish all year long. A deck of cards with a photo of the kids is a great low-budget item perfect for mom. A photo book highlighting the past year is an even more personal gift that will surely be cherished for years to come. Finding the perfect card to send to a long-distance mom will show her that you still think of her and will always be connected, no matter the distance.
The Coordinator Mom:
A house without mom would turn into chaos. Moms run a tight ship, but they need a little help from time to time. Moms on the run will really appreciate gifts that will highlight their active lifestyle, such as a monogrammed water bottle or a great pair of earbuds. A self-cleaning house would be every busy mom's dream, so consider sending in an automatic vacuum with a big bow on top to help mom around the house or a couple weeks of cleaning services. For the organized mom, give her a countertop communication hub with charging station for her electronic devices and mail organizer, complete with the perfect greeting card as her first piece of mail.
The Mom Who Could Use a Break:
In general, moms put in a fair share of hard work every single day. For the hard working mother, give her the gift of relaxation. Gift baskets are a great way to offer mom a selection of gifts with a common theme. Pamper her with bath bombs, candles, lotion, and an eye mask and group all the items in a large gift bag or tie together in a basket wrapped in colorful cellophane and ribbon.