These 10 Mother’s Day Gifts Will Have Her Smiling From Ear to Ear
Lifestyle| | By Leah Hennessy
While no amount of chocolate-covered strawberries could ever repay your mother for her countless hours spent creating and then caring for you, there are a few gifts that can help demonstrate your appreciation. Your mother is a unique individual with particular tastes and desires, so why not treat her to something as special as she? Ditch the tulips and take a break from brunch to show your dear mama just how much you really care this Mother’s Day. These 10 Mother’s Day gifts, for every budget and for all tastes, will give you more than enough to work with as you attempt to win the day.
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A Cleansing Brush
PIXNOR Waterproof Face Brush (Purchase this item, from $18.99)
Let mom regain some peace and tranquility in her life with the purging power of a professional cleansing brush. She’ll radiate with the youthful glow of her days before you and your siblings came along.
A Robust Umbrella
Inverted Double-Layer Windproof Umbrella (Purchase this item, from $53.99)
Is there anything worse than being caught in a torrential downpour without a working umbrella? Your mother sheltered you from the storm for at least 18 years, so don’t let her get rained on this Mother’s Day. Buy her a sturdy parasol that’s actually built to last, like this water-repellent umbrella that is befitted with a hands-free handle and the ability to stand on its own.
Fitbit Charge 2 (Purchase this item, from $119.95)
Is mommy dearest still trying to lose that baby weight 33 years after giving birth to you? Get her a Fitbit to stay motivated and keep moving! After all, she deserves some type of compensation for those postpartum woes.
A Nice Hairbrush
Mason Pearson Hairbrush (Purchase this item, from $205)
I’m not talking about some cheap Conair de-shedding tool, here. The matriarch of the household deserves a genuine Mason Pearson hairbrush derived from the finest boar bristle available. Remember that she washed, combed, and groomed your hair before you could even spell your own name.
Anker Wireless Headphones (Purchase this item, from $25.99)
It is currently 2018, and we no longer have the need for wired headphones. Don’t leave your mother behind on the times; give her the gift of wireless bliss.
Kindle Paperwhite E-Reader (Purchase this item, from $119.99)
If your mother is anything like mine, then she enjoys reading Pride and Prejudice every other week in order to keep the dream of Mr. Darcy alive. Or, perhaps, your mother enjoys the more serious side of literature. Whatever her tastes may be, if she enjoys reading why not befit her with a Kindle? Not only is it convenient, but you’ll save her back from lugging heavy books around.
A Classic Book Collection
The Puffin in Bloom Collection (Purchase this item, from $45.76)
Alright, so your mom despises technology and doesn’t know an Amazon Echo from a hand grenade. Go old school and get her the Puffin in Bloom collection, featuring Anne of Green Gables, Heidi, and others. Even if she never gets around to reading them, the books will still look quite scholarly on the shelf.
A Massage Cushion
Gideon Massage Chair Cushion (Purchase this item, from $89.95)
If there’s one thing that all mothers have in common, it’s complaining about physical ailments. Ease her aches and pains with the life-changing Gideon cushion. Bonus: You can use it whenever you visit.
A DNA Test Kit
DNA Ancestry Test Kit (Purchase this item, from $99)
Ever since I can remember, my mother has touted her Greek heritage with the pride of Alexander the Great. So when my siblings and I gifted her an ancestry test and discovered that she is actually German — and not the Delphic goddess she claimed to be — we had a field day involving a lot of laughter and questions. I highly recommend this one.
Something for Grandma
Grandma Coffee Mug (Purchase this item, from $15.95)
Mother’s Day is not only about your mother. After all, where would she be without her mother? Luckily, grandmothers are usually easily pleased, and will most likely be satisfied with a cute mug or little trinket.