Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Every Kind of Mom

No matter what Mom's hobby may be, there's a perfect Mother's Day gift for her.

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Mother's Day 2024 is May 12th! Whether you're celebrating your grandmother, the mother of your child, or your very own mom, the best Mother's Day gift is one that fits her favorite thing — be that gardening, reading, yoga, wine, or savoring a truly divine salt.


To help you find the perfect thing, we scoured the internet to find the best gifts for every type of mom out there.

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1. The Best Mother's Day Gift for the Mom Who Loves to Bake

Le Creuset is a beloved brand that never disappoints. If you have a baker in your life, consider gifting the Le Creuset Stoneware Pie Bird this Mother's Day. This adorable (and functional) baking tool vents steam from pie filling while baking, ensuring perfect heat distribution for uniform browning and even cooking. This simple accessory makes homemade pies even more delicious. The pie bird from Le Creuset comes in multiple colors so you can choose the one that matches the rest of her bakeware.


2. The Best Mother's Day Gift for the Wine-Loving Mom

Warmer weather calls for a cool, crisp glass of white or rosé wine. The cool white marble in this wine cooler from Crate & Barrel naturally chills a beverage while making the kitchen counter or patio table look effortlessly chic. This accessory can even be used as a vase for cut flowers when it's not holding wine.


3. The Best Mother's Day Gift for the Crafty Mom

Crafty moms will fall in love with this DIY flower-pressing kit made with high-quality hardwood. Mom can enjoy the bounty of spring by pressing flowers so that they can be admired all year long. Make art with the flower presses and frame it or add pressed flowers to collages, handmade cards, and other crafts. The best part of this Mother's Day gift is that it can be enjoyed by the whole family. Even kids can get in on the fun of pressing flowers!


4. The Best Mother's Day Gift for the Mom Who Loves to Garden

No matter the skill level in the garden, plant markers are beneficial. They're handy ways to monitor plant growth, and these ones may even help deter pests, as some research suggests that blue hues repel bugs. These plant markers from Williams Sonoma are best for labeling the herbs and vegetables growing in the garden. They're hand-painted with floral designs inspired by Ming vases in indigo and white. With these in hand, your favorite gardener can label her herbs and veggies in style!



5. The Best Mother's Day Gift for the Foodie Mom

Salt tastes good on practically everything. Add some flaky sea salt on top of steak, avocado toast, and even sweet treats like chocolate chip cookies to emphasize the flavor of the dish. These sea salt slide tins from Jacobsen Salt are perfect for foodies who love to pack on the flavor — and sometimes, a meal just needs a little salt. This slide tin is the perfect portable way for Mom to bring her favorite salt everywhere she goes.


6. The Best Mother's Day Gift for the Bookworm Mom

This 2022 novel by author Bonnie Garmus was named a #1 New York ‌Times‌ bestseller, so we know the mom in your life will love it. It takes place in the 1960s and follows a female chemist who reluctantly ends up as the star of America's favorite cooking show. Women's empowerment is a central theme of the book, which has been made into a series starring Brie Larson on Apple TV+. Binge it with Mom after she finishes the book.


7. The Best Mother's Day Gift for the Yoga-Loving Mom

While you don't ‌technically‌ need any equipment to do yoga, aficionados know that having some tools in your arsenal takes your practice to the next level. The yogi mom in your life deserves the best, which is why this high-quality mat from Manduka is the ideal Mother's Day gift. It's top-rated among customers, eco-friendly, and long-lasting. Plus, it has a rippled, closed-cell surface to provide optimal traction and prevent sweat from seeping into it. This mat can be used for yoga, Pilates, strength training, and more.


8. The Best Mother's Day Gift for the Traveling Mom

This travel jewelry box is a popular buy on Etsy, where it has thousands of five-star reviews. It's a unique Mother's Day gift that will allow your mom to easily store her favorite jewelry when she's on the go. You can choose from several colors and select a flower to be printed alongside the giftee's name on the front of the case. To make this gift extra special, buy or DIY jewelry to go with it.


9. The Best Mother's Day Gift for the Outdoorsy Mom

Don't just gift your mom any tumbler; get her this insulated stainless steel water bottle from Owala. This model has a FreeSip spout and pushbutton lid to make drinking while on the go as easy as possible. There are a variety of colors and a few different sizes to choose from. Hydration never looked better!

10. The Best Mother's Day Gift for the Mom Who Loves Jewelry

A personalized necklace is one of the best Mother's Day gifts you can get. They look stylish, can be worn 24/7, and serve as a physical reminder of the giver. Whenever she admires this precious keepsake, she'll think of you. This personalized necklace from GLDN even allows you to add more discs to the same chain, meaning it can grow as your family does. Add an initial for each treasured family member.

11. The Best Mother's Day Gift for the Skin Care-Loving Mom

Skin care can be wasteful and, frankly, expensive. Save money by buying these reusable silicon eye patches that Mom can use with her own serums and creams instead of repeatedly buying single-use versions. The eye patches hold skin care products close to the skin, allowing them to sink into the skin and work their magic. Pair these reusable eye patches with Mom's favorite serum for a clever gift she'll get good use out of.

12. The Best Mother's Day Gift for the Hiker Mom

Without the right equipment, hiking can be brutal. The right socks are key to a comfortable hike, which is why we recommend gifting the mom in your life a pair of these Bombas calf socks that are specifically designed for hiking. They're breathable and moisture-wicking to keep Mom dry on any adventure. These ones also have a reinforced heel and toe for extra durability while on the trail. Choose from several colors to find the perfect gift for Mom.

13. The Best Mother's Day Gift for the Cozy Mom

Every mom deserves to be cozy, especially on Mother's Day. Gift Mom a warm blanket like this cotton one from Quince. When she's not using it, she can drape it on her favorite armchair or couch to give her space major cozy vibes. And if you want to go the extra mile, pair this throw with a good book, her favorite snacks, and other essentials for a relaxing evening in.

14. The Best Mother's Day Gift for the Coffee-Lover Mom

A good milk frother will change the way Mom enjoys her morning coffee. This simple electric frother makes crafting barista-level recipes at home a breeze. It's a great way to level up a (hot or iced) latte. It can also be used to mix matcha and other mixed drinks, creating creamy froth in mere seconds.