I can’t believe how close Mother’s Day is. It completely crept up to me with all the excitement around Easter! Here are some fun Mother’s Day gift ideas for the baby or toddler mama or, really, any mama! (Feel free to pass this link along to the Dads in your life 😉)
DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas:
There is nothing better than a personal gift. I know those are my favorite. I have a couple of posts on gift ideas you can make such as a DIY Birth Announcement and a Shadow Box of Baby’s Hospital Items.
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This is technically still a little bit of DIY, but it is so easy. Another thing I love to do (which is also super affordable) is buy vinyl decals from Follow Your Arrow and put them on different things. If you have never used decals here is a quick video of some things I added decals to for Mother’s Day.
A great Mother’s Day gift is flowers. Why not add a decal to the flower pot to make it a bit more special?
Many mamas (including me) run on coffee, so you could add one to a coffee mug and put a gift card to her favorite coffee shop as a special get-out-of-the-house-for-a-bit gift. I love the reusable ceramic “to-go” cups. I found this one at Target in the dollar section!
I have about a million pouches. I love them because I can throw them in my bag and it helps keep everything organized. You could customize a pouch with a decal and then fill it with some fun small-shop items to pamper mom. I filled my pouch with a bath bomb (pictured sold out but here is a similar one), eye cream, an essential oil, and Alex and Ani bracelets (because jewelry is ALWAYS a good idea!)
Non-DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas:
If you aren’t a fan of DIY or don’t feel like making things. Here are some other ideas for Mother’s Day gifts.
Custom Family Illustration — For a truly special and unique gift check out this custom family illustration on Etsy. Any mom would love this sweet gift.
Growing Roots Subscription Box — I know there are a ton of subscription boxes out there, but I really love the new box in town Growing Roots. Each box contains 3-5 quality crafted goodies that provide a healthy foundation for mom and child. It’s curated by a mom and certified counselor and for each box purchased a book is donated to a child in need. Read my review of Growing Roots here.
SusanAnna Personalized Necklace — I don’t typically wear necklaces around Aiden because he likes to pull them but when I go to work or go out with Dan or friends I do like to wear one. I love this necklace because it has a little reminder of what I will come home too. Also, as I said above jewelry is always a good idea!
Spa Set — As a toddler mom, I am a mess 90% of the time. I think most moms feel the same way. A spa set is a great way to give mom some nice time to herself to feel clean and relaxed.
The Magic of Motherhood — It’s really hard to find time to read these days; however, if someone hands me a book and gives me a couple of hours I love to do it. This is a new book from the writers of a popular blog all about the identity of moms as women and mothers.
LoveBook — Have you heard of LoveBook yet? It allows you to express all the little reasons why you love someone with personalized characters and sentiments. A LoveBook is perfect for Mother’s Day because you can create it to capture those firsts as a Mom. It’s also a great idea for moms to give to grandmas.
Mother’s Day Tees
You don’t want to forget to dress for the occasion! Here are some cute Mother’s Day outfits you could give as a gift in the morning before the day begins or just get them in advance so you have them ready for the day.
River Babe Threads: I love River Babe Threads. It is one of my favorite shops for the whole family. They have a whole collection of mom-related tees, sweatshirts, and hats. Plus they have a couple of cute tees for little boys and girls. They even have a tee for grandma! Everything is very comfortable and functional. Use BABYCASTAN for 15% off your purchase.
Do you have any Mother’s Day plans? If you are a mom what mother’s day gifts are you hoping for?