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100+ Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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Need help with what to get the special mom in your life? Here is a list of 100+ Mother’s Day gift ideas, most of which you can get on a budget at Walmart, Amazon, and Target

Last year, I did a last minute super quick post about some gift ideas for Mother’s Day, but this year I wanted to expand that a bit more to include all kinds of mamas.

I said this last year and I’m going to say it again. Mother’s Day is kinda blah for me. I didn’t have the best example of motherhood growing up and even my own journey to be a mother has been a very hard and broken road of years of infertility.

So, hearing the words “Happy Mother’s Day” always brings a twinge of pain. So, if Mother’s Day sucks for you, please know you’re not alone. It sucks for me too. Really and truly it does. It’s just hard. Just keeping it real like always.

All that to say, I really wanted to encompass all mamas if I can so you can either get some ideas of what to get your mom or get some ideas of what to ask for if you are a mom! Let’s get right to it.

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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100+ gift ideas for Mother's Day for all kinds of mamas out there, including the DIY mama, the grieving mama, the outdoor mama and more! Check out the huge list at livingletterhome.com #mothersday #mothersdaygiftguide #mothersdaygiftideas #shoppingguide
These gifts are perfect if your mama loves all things home decor. Click the links below to shop!

These gifts are perfect if your mama loves all things home decor. Click the links below to shop! Because some of these are now discontinued, I did my best to try to find comparable items for you! How nice am I?

  1. Home Decor monthly subscription box (There are so many to choose from and they’re all so cool!)
  2. Set of storage baskets
  3. Handheld steamer
  4. Remote control fairy lights
  5. Alexa-enabled robot vacuum
  6. The Magnolia Story
  7. Mom pillow (This made me literally LOL)
  8. Fun art prints
  9. Wood frames for gallery wall
  10. Kid-free nap
Mother's Day Gift Ideas
For the DIY, crafty or creative mom
  1. Ryobi toolkit
  2. Kreg Jig
  3. Dual brush calligraphy pens
  4. Micron pens (Am I the only one obsessed with pens?)
  5. Hand lettering notebook
  6. Silhouette or Cricut
  7. Nice paintbrush
  8. Sewing machine
  9. Raised garden beds for flowers or veggies
  10. Kid-free nap
Gifs for sentimental mamas
Some sentimental mamas just love memories and experiences
  1. Shutterfly photo album
  2. Mother and daughter memories journal
  3. Book of kid’s artwork (Using a service like Artkive)
  4. Jewelry with children’s names/birthstones/birthdates on them (Like this sweet necklace here)
  5. Canvas prints (Here is where we get ours and they’re great!)
  6. Mother and son back and forth journal
  7. Hire a photographer to come and take photos of the family
  8. Mom and Me Cookbook
  9. Family meal around the table (that mom doesn’t have to cook)
  10. Kid-free nap
The ultimate shopping guide for your outdoor loving mama
Whether your mama loves just being in nature or loves outdoor adventures, this list is for her.
  1. Kavu
  2. Hiking boots
  3. Patio string lights
  4. Audible subscription
  5. Silicone wedding bands
  6. Sunglasses
  7. Fitbit Versa
  8. Patagonia pullover
  9. Car wash subscription (or set a calendar reminder to do it for her at home if you don’t want to pay!)
  10. Glass water bottle
  11. Kid-free nap
Don't let her say "she doesn't need anything." 101+ gift ideas for Mother's Day even for the mama who is hard to buy for #mothersdaygifts #mothersday #mothersdaygiftideas
Even if she says “I don’t need anything”, here are some easy ideas for Mother’s Day
  1. Genealogy wood slice art
  2. Milk frother
  3. Hair ties
  4. Starbucks gift card
  5. Personalized key ring
  6. Comfy jammies
  7. Target gift card (This really should be on every list)
  8. Massage
  9. Chocolate
  10. Mani/Pedi
  11. Kid-free nap (Starting to see a theme here?)
Mother's Day gift ideas for the homebody
This list speaks the most to me. To the mama who just wants to stay home
  1. Homebody by Joanna Gaines
  2. Cute coffee mug
  3. Google Home mini
  4. Scuffies
  5. Comfy robe
  6. Good smelling candle
  7. Dyson stick vacuum (I know I told you last year not to get moms a vacuum but let’s be real … If you’re a homebody having good cleaning tools can make your life so much easier)
  8. Magazine subscription
  9. Favorite flowers
  10. Kid-free nap
Fitness mama Mother's Day gifts
For the health and wellness mama
  1. Apple watch
  2. Workout leggings
  3. Essential oils
  4. Food subscription box
  5. Juicer
  6. Diet friendly snacks (Dairy free, gluten free, keto, vegan, etc.)
  7. Kid-free nap
Infertility Mother's Day gift ideas | Grieving mother Mother's Day gift ideas

These gift ideas are mainly for the mama suffering through child loss or infertility

  1. None Like Him by Jen Wilkin
  2. Illuminated Journaling Bible
  3. Grateful journal (this may not be a good idea, depending on where this mama is in her healing journey)
  4. Ava tracker bracelet (for those still struggling to conceive) or OvuSense (if you have PCOS or don’t ovulate regularly)
  5. God on the mountain necklace
  6. Mama to angels t-shirt
  7. Grieving The Child I Never Knew by Kathe Wunnenberg (for miscarriage or infant loss)
  8. Free pass to stay home the whole day to not have to run the risk of hearing “Happy Mother’s Day” a million times
  9. Staycation
  10. Favorite restaurant takeout/gift card
  11. Home cleaning service
  12. Make sure not only YOU are sensitive to her, but make sure those around her are sensitive as well because the reality is most like this mama would KILL to not be able to nap because she has babies everywhere
Best gift ideas for the mom who loves to cook
For the mama who loves being in the kitchen
  1. Kitchenaid Mixer
  2. Cravings: Hungry for More by Chrissy Teigan
  3. Nice ice maker (Listen, I know she kinda pricey, but I’ve used this thing and it’s INCREDIBLE and absolutely worth it if you can swing it)
  4. Microwave cleaner
  5. Vitamix
  6. A good set of pots and pans
  7. Mixing bowls
  8. Instant Pot
  9. Measuring cups
  10. La Creuset Dutch Oven
  11. Kid-free nap
Budget friendly gifts for Mother's Day
For the penny pinching mama, these are great for helping her stay organized and save money
  1. Do Less by Kate Northrup
  2. YNAB Subscription
  3. Erin Condren Life Planner
  4. Roku TV
  5. May Designs notebook
  6. Nest thermostat
  7. At-home foot spa
  8. Grocery gift card or a few months of a meal service like Home Chef, Butcher Box, or Hello Fresh
  9. Personalized coupon book
  10. Kid-free nap
Fancy Mother's Day gift ideas
If you have a mama who likes the finer things in life, this bougie list is for you
  1. Tassle earrings
  2. Wine glasses
  3. Fancy shampoo
  4. Macbook
  5. Airpods
  6. Fancy handbag
  7. Fancy nail polish
  8. Fancy perfume
  9. Fancy kid-free nap

WHEW! Y’all that was a workout for me. However, I sincerely hope that this at least sparked some brain juice flow and helped give you some Mother’s Day gift ideas! Let me tell you, there’s several things on these lists that I wouldn’t be upset if I got tomorrow. Some of these things I already have and would recommend them to any human female, much less mamas 🙂 

I know this isn’t an exhaustive list, but tell me, mamas – what is your favorite thing you’ve ever gotten on a Mother’s Day? Or if it’s your first or you’ve yet to have one, what are you hoping for?