The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift for Every Kind of Mom
Mother’s Day is around the corner, and who doesn’t want to be the favourite child for another year by completely nailing her gift? Whether your mom is the outdoorsy type, someone who enjoys looking back at family memories, or is that mom who is just too busy to think about herself — we’ve got suggestions for all types of hardworking moms and how to celebrate them on their special day.
The sentimental momIf mom likes to stroll down memory lane or reminisce about how quickly time flies, she’s probably going to flip over a customized book that reminds her of all the great times you’ve had together and why you love her as much as you do. Grab the book, fill it out, and watch her try net to get choked up reading it.
Fill in the Love Book, $14
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The fashionable momGift your fashion-forward mom something pretty and sentimental with these customized fingerprint necklaces, which can include fingerprints or handwritten messages from you. Choose from silver, gold or rose gold to suit your mom’s personal style, and wait for her to never, ever take it off.
Exact Fingerprint Necklace, starting at $60
The on-the-go momDoes it seem like mom is always stuffing things (snacks, toys, car keys) into her oversized purse? Odds are that purse is probably bursting at the seams. Give mom a bit of a fashionable break this Mother’s Day with a beautifully designed, vegan leather tote. It’s guaranteed to hold all of her essentials (and then some) the next time she’s flying out the door.
Essential Tote, $40
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The book worm momIs your mom always the one with her nose stuck in a book? Does she belong to a book club, or does she try to pawn off all her previously read novels on you so that you can discuss? Give her the ultimate book-lover companion with a new Kindle. This waterproof version is perfect for the pool or bath, the charge lasts for weeks, and it reads like real paper even in the brightest sunlight. Did we mention it has a ton of digital storage capacity with 8 GB and 32 GB options? Mom is guaranteed to love it.
Kindle Paperwhite, starting at $140
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The gardening momKeep mom stylish while saving her hands and knees in the garden with this chic gardening set in an oh-so-appropriate floral pattern. The padded garden kneeler is perfectly transportable as she gets up and moves around the yard, while the matching gloves will hold up to all of that therapeutic digging and planting.
V&A Garden Kneeler and Potting Gloves, $50
The outdoorsy momIf your mom is about spending quality time outdoors on hikes, walks, or just puttering around doing her thing, why not gift her with some super stylish rainwear? This bold design is as pretty as it is functional. With adjustable elements and zippered pockets, it’s the perfect transition jacket from spring to summer.
Inner Limits II Jacket, $150 at Columbia
The sporty momYour mom loves staying active, whether it’s through an organized sport, going to the gym, or just hitting up the trails. Help her tune into her progress with a decked out, swim-proof Fitbit, which does so much more than just count steps. The Fitbit Charge 3 helps track goals, sleep patterns, and even offers built-in workouts, which makes it the perfect tool to help her achieve all of her next-level fitness goals.
Fitbit Charge 3, $200
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The sesh-ing momIf your mom is among those who relaxes with cannabis or cannabis-products, perhaps she’s in the market for a revolutionary cannabis-odour eliminator like VerdeVie’s Gone With the Wick candle. It’s made with sox way and essential oils that give a fresh, citrus smell with subtle amber tones — definitely the thing to bring mom’s Zen to that next level.
Gone with the Wick, $85
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The busiest momBusy moms don’t always have a chance to sit back and chill, but when they do, shouldn’t they have a nice glass of wine in hand to help them decompress? We love Niagara’s Saintly Rosé, which is a fine excuse to have pink wine. With hints of berries, spice, and everything nice, this bottle is on the dry side but has a nice juicy finish. Maybe you’ll want to buy two, just in case.
Saintly Rosé, $18
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The photog momIf mom is always snapping photos and looking back through social media memories, giving her a tangible version of those pictures is a sure bet. Transfer all of her most cherished digital shots into one customizable photo book, and wait for those great big mama bear hugs to roll on in.
Photo Books, from $13
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The pop-culture loving momIf mom loves hot celebrity gossip, not to mention buzzworthy TV shows and movies, help her stay in the know with a subscription to Amazon Prime Video. The service puts hundreds of titles at her fingertips, includes free shipping on many Amazon items, and comes with music and reading benefits. It’s also easy to add some of the hottest Corus specialty channels like Slice, HGTV Canada and Food Network Canada through STACKTV.
Amazon Prime Subscription, $80/year
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The spa-loving momMom can’t always get away to the spa, but that doesn’t mean you can’t provide her with the tools for a relaxing night dedicated to unwinding and rejuvenating at home. This lavender beauty box includes a soy candle, bath salts, homemade soap and a luxurious bath bomb, so basically all the things you’d want to create a spa-like experience in your own space.
Mother’s Day Gift Box for Mom, $52
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The environmentalist momIf your mom often talks about wanting to reduce her carbon footprint (or spends a lot of time struggling with annoying plastic wrap), these adorable, reusable bowl covers are the perfect thing to gift. Each set comes with a small and large cover, and are guaranteed to protect leftovers and keep food fresh just as long as plastic wrap would.
Little Kittens Bowl Covers, $20
The funny momHey, you don’t always give your mom the easiest time, but at least she has a sense of humour about it. Capitalize on that sentiment with a perfectly appropriate mug that celebrates your perfectly imperfect family… and maybe grab some coffee, tea, or chocolates to go with it.
Personalized Mommy Mug, $37
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The social momIf your mom loves to stay connected and needs another excuse to stay in touch with all her friends and family, why not gift her some tech that helps make it even easier? With the Galaxy Tab S5e mom can stay up-to-date on emails, chat with her loved ones, do a little work, and catch up on all her favourite shows or movies at home or on-the-go. This tablet is super sleek and cute but comes with the function of a laptop, which is sure to please social moms everywhere.
Galaxy Tab S5e, $510
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