Your mom deserves your appreciation and love around the clock, and Mother’s Day is no exception. In fact, there’s no better time to launch into a full-blown celebration of her – and all that she does for the family – with thoughtful gifts, meals and family activities. Still, finding the perfect gift for mom – that accurately encompasses how grateful you are to her – can be an impossible task. The deluge of marketing materials that overwhelm you once Mother’s Day rolls around certainly are of no help either. Look no further: here’s a compilation of thoughtful Mother’s Day gifts that range from the sentimental to the practical, guaranteed to make mom feel appreciated.
Thoughtful Personalized Jewelry
The options for this are endless: a bracelet of your actual handwriting, a custom-made birthstone necklace, a personalized ring. Infuse classic pieces of jewelry with a human touch!
With the help of online craft stores, pick any handwritten phrase – possibly something with significance to the family, like an inside joke or nickname – and transform it into a heartfelt bracelet. She’ll only need to glance to her wrist to be happily reminded of your appreciation.
Another alternative you can opt for is a customized ring, which can be engraved with all of your family’s initials – so that she can stay close to all of you throughout her day-to-day, figuratively. You can also stamp significant family dates onto the ring. If your mother favors necklaces over hand jewelry, go for a personalized birthstone necklace. Add on to the necklace extra details, like initials, or the birthstones of her children, to create an intricate, beautiful, and wearable family tree.
Personalized Family Prints and Art
Everyone loves a good family photo – make sure every family member looks smart (even the family pet), with a specially commissioned portrait print. There’s also the option to include family names and your establishment date at the bottom of the print. If you’d like to get creative, fill a frame with designs based on your home state, and drawings of special family memories. There’s no better way to celebrate your family than remind them of the things that uniquely unite you.
Custom-made Cutting Board
Etch your mother’s favorite recipe into a cutting board with care, that can only be equaled by the painstaking attention she paid while preparing your favorite childhood meals. The recipe can be something that she came up with on her own, or a valuable family heirloom – fiercely guarded from generation to generation.
Gifts For Comfort
Is your mother prone to sleepless nights? Investing in a quality weighted blanket can do wonders for her quality of sleep. There are adaptable two-sided blankets on the market, and even cooling options for moms who prefer cooler spaces. For moms with feet that get cold easily, you can consider purchasing a portable foot warmer as a gift. Some are even machine washable! Lastly, shawls are a classic item – guaranteed to be found in any mother’s wardrobe. Gift her a quality shawl to dress up her daily outfits. Beyond accessorizing, they can also provide her with additional warmth.