Gift Guide for Mother's Day
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Best Gift Guide for Moms That Need Self-Care

Mother’s Day is that time of the year where we get the chance to honor the special women in our lives. There is nothing like having an incredible mother who raises you to become the person you are today.

Being a mother is hard work, a lot of sacrifices, and selfless acts that women endure every day. Raising children is by far one of the hardest jobs that one could ever have. Mothers do so much and ask for so little in return.

So, what better way to show your appreciation for how spectacular she is by giving her the perfect gift of self-care and wellness on Mother’s Day? Self-care is being able to take the time to relax, taking care of oneself, and spiritually and mentally calming the mind. Also, this includes being able to enjoy herself by having a spa day right at home. These are the types of gifts included in this post that I have researched, received, and use for my own self-care and wellness.

Not Just for Mother’s Day

Yes in this post I am talking about things to do for her on Mother’s day. But It doesn’t have to be something that’s just prepared for Mother’s Day, you can make her feel special every day.

Of course, tell your mother you love her. Treat her out to nice lunches and dinners sometimes throughout the year. However, on Mother’s Day, you should make a BIG deal and go all out for her. Even if you feel like she has everything, it’s always something that she could use to make her days better and brighter. That’s why I have this list of self-care and wellness products that will help every mom to unwind and get some peace of mind.

Self-care items are some of the best gifts to give her for Mother’s Day. With that being said, this post is not exclusive to just Mother’s Day. This post can be referenced any time of the year for Birthdays, Christmas, or ANY time of the year.

Looking for more gift ideas for her? Don’t forget to check out my Beauty Essentials Gift Guide.


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So without further ado, continue to read further for some incredible ideas of what to get that wonderful mother in your life all year round.

Best Gift Guide for Her on Mother's Day

1. Handheld Deep Tissue Massager

Let’s face it, due to spas having to be closed down because of COVID, we have been suffering without being able to get a good massage from a therapist on a regular basis. That’s why gifting this beautiful Mighty Bliss Deep Tissue Back and Body Massager to your mom or any mother would be an excellent gift. This could also help give them some relief from all the tension that’s built up from working or running around with the kids day after day.

I love to have a good hand massager that I can just grab at any time to provide that instant pain relief. And this one pictured above is cordless, so you don’t have to hassle with it being plugged into the wall while using it. This would be the perfect gift that keeps on giving for years to come.

2. Foot Massager

Get her the gift of a good massager. What mom wouldn’t love to have a foot massager. It’s a perfect wellness gift to help them relax their tired feet after a long day. It’s like having a spa right at home. She could pour herself a glass of wine and sit back and relax while getting a great massage.

In addition, this foot massager can be used on the feet, ankles, and legs. Plus, it comes with 3 distinct settings from soft to intense, and 5 different modes from Heat Therapy to Compression therapy. It has a kneading technology that is great for circulating blood flow and muscle recovery. Excellent choice for any mom in your life.

3. Scented Candles

So while mom is in bliss by using her new massage gadgets, she could also light a candle. Yankee Candle has been amongst the top scented candles on the market for a long time. They are popular for their enormous variety of fragrances and the wax coming in these beautiful glass jars.

Mom can light a candle, and fill the room with the sweet aromas and be in tranquil bliss. This could be very calming to smell these aromas while relaxing. Plus it makes the house smell wonderful.

4. Diffuser

Hey, my friends, the Ultimate Aromatherapy Diffuser & Essential Oil Set is an awesome gift for mothers to enjoy the aromas of different varieties of essential oils. Since I’ve started using essential oils, I fell in love with them. I wanted to try different ways to take advantage of its essence and scents, so that’s why I decided to buy a diffuser.

Not to mention, but the oils have so many health benefits and are great for wellness. It’s a part of holistic living by using pure and natural oils that are derived from plants. My favorite oils to diffuse are Lavender to help relax at night before bed. Lemon and Lemongrass for waking up in the morning.

This diffuser uses water, ultrasonic waves dispersing the oil into a fine mist in the air. It also has 7 mood lights with 14 contrasting light combinations.

5. Bathroom Tray Caddy

A Bamboo Bathtub Caddy Tray is used in the bath to store items like soap, wine, or a speaker. It’s ideal to have for those women that like to take a nice long relaxing bath while maybe reading a book or sipping on some wine. This is a nice gift for mom so she can get some me-time while soaking in the tub. This caddy is luxurious and fits most bathtubs by extending out to 43 inches.

Furthermore, there are these slots on the caddy that can hold a book or tablet. Also, slots engraved to hold a candle or glass of wine and even a secure slot for your cell phone. How awesome is that? Having this caddy will be the ultimate upscale bath experience right there in the home. Perfect gift for her on Mother’s Day.

6. Marc Jacobs Daisy 4-Piece Mini Gift Set 

Give the gift of Marc Jacobs sensual perfume. This 4-piece Daisy Mini gift set will be perfect for mom. This will give them a variety of different scents in a smaller bottle so they can switch up the scents more frequently. Since it’s a sample size, if mom likes one scent over the other then she could purchase the bigger bottle later with the advantage of knowing that she already likes that particular scent.

All in all, I have tried a few of the Daisy scents and it smells so good. The bottles are pretty too with the top formed in the shape of a daisy. You can’t go wrong with a gift of delightful smelling perfume for her.

7. Rabbit Bunny Jewelry Ring Holder

Aren’t these the cutest Bunny Rabbit figurines you’ve ever seen? I’m sure that mom would love this Ceramic Rabbit Bunny Ring Holder. She could put this by her nightstand to keep her wedding rings on to prevent misplacing them. It’ll help keep the rings in safekeeping too.

Additionally, the bunny rabbit couple could also be a cute decoration piece in the Living Room, on a bookshelf, or in the Bathroom. This little bunny could even be put on your desk at the office for any time she needs to remove her rings so that they won’t get destroyed or lost while working.

8. Humidifier

Having a humidifier in the home will give mom so many benefits. Gifting her an ultrasonic humidifier will help with health issues like sinus congestion. It also helps regulate the humidity in the home to ensure an accurate balance for clean, crisp, fresh air. A humidifier in the bedroom will help her have a more peaceful sleep by misting cool or warm air into the room.

Plus, it’s excellent for hydrating the skin and hair, especially during the winter season when the heat is running in the home. During the winter, the cold air outside tends to dry our skin and hair out, but the humidifier can help her nourish her skin while at home.

9. Echo Dot – Smart speaker

Hey Alexa play 90’s R&B music.

I love using this Echo Dot Smart Speaker with Alexa. It has voice control and it is very useful while you are busy doing chores like washing the dishes or cooking dinner. I like to listen to music to keep me going while doing chores and of course my hands are usually full of dish soap or chicken.

As a matter of fact, having Alexa play her favorite jams without having to press a button is awesome. It comes in a variety of colors and is so cute and compact in size too that it can fit in some of the highest of spaces. She can practically put it anywhere without worries of being too much in the way.

Another benefit is if she decides to have more than one, then she can synchronize the music to play in multiple rooms. It also does other commands like checking the weather, read the news, set timers, etc. An excellent gift for mom and the whole family too.

10. Geometric Plated Jewelry Storage

Any mom would love to receive this stylish jewelry tray. With its modern geometric design and its gold brass finish, it would be stunning to have on display. It can hold things such as rings, bracelets, earrings, eyeglasses, or perfume. It protects the jewelry from scratches with its sand-colored lining that’s inside the tray.

In fact, the jewelry tray would be an elegant addition to any vanity set, dresser, or nightstand. So tell mom to throw that old-fashioned jewelry tray away and display this beautiful geometric jewelry storage piece.

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11. Decanter

The mothers of your life will love a Decanter especially if she is a WINO. This decanter will showcase a sophisticated, elegant experience while drinking wine. What’s so great about a decanter is that it enhances the taste of the wine tremendously. She can empty a standard size 750ml bottle of wine into the decanter. This allows for maximum aeration of the wine by being disseminated to the widest surface of the glass.

Plus, it allows the wine to flow freely from the confined wine bottle into the decanter, opening up the aromas. Not only does it enhance the wine, but its hand-blown crystal glass will give any kitchen or room a touch of elegance.

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12. Neck Massager

A neck massager is an incredible Mother’s Day gift to give to her. Moms are busy and constantly have to pick up kids up and down on their hips. Or if they’re carrying a baby around it could bring on some tension and pain.

Therefore, a neck massager will be an addition to the wellness theme and would help relieve her shoulder, neck, and back pain. This massager comes with an adjustable heat option that she can modify to her comfort to get that pleasant massage.

Furthermore, this neck massager will work wonders for those that have been sitting all day at the computer as well. Especially if she doesn’t have that special ergonomic chair that’s needed to help with posture. It’s easy to not pay attention to one’s posture and slouch over that desk. Additionally, this massager will help her with that gnawing tightness at the back of the neck. Don’t hesitate to get this bad boy for mom, she’ll be ecstatic that you did.

13. Essential Oils

Essentials oils are a natural way to help your mood. It has healing powers to aid in resolving aches and pains more naturally. Essential oils smell heavenly too. Oils have so many wonderful benefits like relieving allergy symptoms and boosting your immune system too. She would have great use of oils by putting it in a diffuser, filling the air with the fragrance. Making it a delightful staple for mom to use for mediation, prayer, and relaxation.

Another choice is using these oils while getting a massage making it the ULTIMATE aromatherapy experience. The Lavender essential oil I love and use has calming properties that are wonderful for bedtime to help her relax and calm the mind.

In addition, essential oils are an excellent natural choice for adding to products around the home too. She can add lemon oil to soaps, peppermint oil to shampoo, and conditioner. Another idea is to add Frankincense and rose oils to hand and/or facial moisturizers. The options are limitless. Any mom would love to receive quality essential oils as a gift.

14. Eyeglass Holder Stand

This sculpted nose is a different yet artsy take on an eyeglasses holder. Give this gift on Mother’s day to those women that wear glasses or sunglasses and love art. Or it could just be a cute decorative gift for them. This will be an adorable addition to a nightstand for those late-night book reading before bed. This could be placed on the dresser or vanity to add some flavor to the room.

There are 3 different styles of smiley faces to choose from. Also, a bonus is that this eyeglasses holder comes in a gift box upon purchase, ready to be given to that loving mother. This unique gift will be a head-turner for sure and put a smile on her face every time she sees the adorable smiling face.

15. Carolina Herrera Good Girl Perfume

This Carolina Herrera Good Girl bottle of perfume is gorgeous isn’t it? Not only that but it smells amazing too. A pristine bottle of perfume is another excellent gift for Mother’s Day. I mean she may want to ditch the loungewear and cookie dough smell for this awesome smelling perfume for date night.

In fact, this gift is great for the girlfriend or wife in your life. It embodies sexiness and elegance at the same time. It’ll make her want to put on a little black dress and dab this perfume on her skin.

Overall, this perfume bottle can sit on the vanity and look pretty in its tall stiletto heel frame. It smells so good ya’ll. So come on men..go get this perfume for her as a special gift.

16. Audible

Do any moms you know love to read but don’t have the time? Well, I have a solution for her. Give her the gift of Audible for Mother’s day and help her escape with a good book. If your mom is anything like mine, she doesn’t keep up with all the latest technology. And how could she, she’s off tackling the world, RAISING kids, and being the awesome BOSS that she is. So gifting her a subscription to audible would be a genius way that she can utilize some of her time.

To point out, Audible of course is the listening version for books. Not only is it for listening to books, but she could also indulge in listening to documentaries, podcasts, and more. You can choose a subscription to gift to her for 1 month, 3 months, all the way up to 1 year. This is yet another amazing gift that keeps on giving.

17. Burt’s Bees Classics Gift Set

Burt’s Bees is one of those classic product lines that is excellent for everyday use. This 6 piece Classics Gift Set will be perfect for mom for Mother’s Day. It comes with Shea Butter Hand Repair Cream, Coconut Foot Cream, Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream, Hand Salve, Beeswax Lip Balm, and Ointment.

Again, this is another remarkable way for mom to be pampered and get that flawless skin even with all the work that she does. She deserves to have nourishing smooth skin, so why not be the one to help her achieve that? Remind her that even though she takes care of her family, husband and kids, she has to practice self-care too.

In essence, this gift would be perfect for her and it comes in a tin ready to be gifted and a bonus is that it contains natural ingredients to heal dry skin.

18. Wine Tumbler

For the moms that like to chill (no pun intended). This Stainless Steel Wine Tumbler keeps that drink of choice hot and cool for longer periods of time, up to 9 hours for cool and 3 hours for hot. Its stylish and sleek design makes this a wonderful product to carry around in the house, on the beach, or practically anywhere.

What’s so great about this also is that her wine would be secured from spills and bugs because it comes with a lid. If she’s not a wine drinker that’s ok, she can use this for beer, water, coffee, anything.

To keep the relaxation going and have an entire ambiance she can bring this in the bath with her and not have to worry about spillage. It’s so pretty too and comes in a variety of pretty, eye-popping colors. It’s convenient, easy to hold and carry.

19. Aromatherapy Gift Set

Help her relax by gifting her this Aromatherapy Eucalyptus + Tea Shower Gel and Lotion by Bath and Body Works. She can have an escape while bathing in this aroma of Stress Relief for a nice relaxing experience. The Eucalyptus oil has a powerful scent and once inhaled it helps relax the mind and body naturally. It’s also been known for helping relieve respiratory symptoms such as clearing coughs, bronchitis, throat infections, and many more benefits.

Specifically, the smell of nature will let her mind escape in tranquility and calm any feelings of uncertainty. Then she can lather on the lotion to help nourish the skin while continuing to have a peaceful mindset. It also contains shea butter and Vitamin E. She will love the gift of this amazing smelling lotion for Mother’s Day.

20. Apple Watch

Now, this gift is a little bit more on the expensive side of things. So if you don’t mind splurging a little then an Apple Watch is a spectacular gift for moms. Let me tell you, my family are Apple fans, and we love love love their products. And when it comes to the Apple Watch, it does not disappoint. This SmartWatch is made to sync with your phone. It is kind of like a phone because mom can talk to someone on it through its built-in speaker. She would be able to receive and send text messages to people. Plus, she can have all of the apps on her watch just like on her phone.

I love the fact that it keeps track of your daily steps and fitness goals. For instance, I love to run or work out with my watch while being connected to my Bluetooth Headphones, so there is no need to have to carry the phone around during a workout.

Apple Pay is Awesome…

Another feature that’s impressive is Apple Pay where she could just pay for things anywhere with the tap of her watch. So if she doesn’t want to carry around a bank card and a bunch of credit cards, it can be right there conveniently on her phone.

There are lots of awesome features with this watch that anyone would love it. The Apple watch is for women, men, young and old. Ultimately, the woman in your life would love to receive an Apple Watch as a special gift for Mother’s Day.


That’s all I have guys and gals. My list of the best gifts to give to women on Mother’s Day, or any day of the year. I hope you enjoyed this post and received some great ideas. If you have some other ideas of what to give mom I would love to hear about them by commenting below.

The Best Self Care & Wellness Mother's Day Gifts

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