The 14 Best Mother’s Day Gifts of 2020

Wow mom with the perfect gift

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Our Top Picks

Stacking Name Ring at Etsy

"Up mom’s bling with handmade name rings."

Ugg Moccasin Slipper at Amazon

"Once mom puts these slippers on, good luck getting them off."

Everyday Oil at Amazon

"With a subtle scent, this oil can literally be used from head to toe."

Cloud Knit Sweatpants at Outdoor Voices

"These amazingly soft joggers have a high rise style that delivers a flattering look for mom."

One Line a Day Diary at Amazon

"The book has space for just a few lines of notes everyday, tracking 5 years of memories."

Burlap and Barrel Spice Set at Burlap and Barrel

"They partner directly with farmers to source spices that have never been available in the U.S. before."

Indoor Plant at Thesill

"Delivered with detailed care instructions and a virtual care consultant."

iFly Indoor Skydiving Experience at iFly

"The high-flying experience is one she will remember forever."

Harney & Sons Tea Sampler at Amazon

"Each tin has 20 tea sachets of Harney & Sons’ top flavors."

Mama Bear Necklace at Uncommon Goods

"This thoughtful custom gift will make your mama bear beam with pride."

Thank the mom in your life for all she does with a creative and personal gift this Mother’s Day. Be sure to add a handwritten card so you can share all your love, thanks, and wishes for mom. 

Our Top Picks

Stacking Name Ring

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Courtesy of Etsy.

Up mom’s bling with handmade name rings. Customized to any name (up to 12 letters), the dainty rings are easily stackable so mom can show off her whole brood on one finger. These handmade beauties ship within two to three weeks of ordering, so don’t let this be a last-minute purchase.

Ugg Moccasin Slipper

Once mom puts these slippers on, good luck getting them off. Warm, cozy, and comfy, they are fully lined with UGGPure wool. The molded rubber sole makes them skid-proof on slippery stairs and suitable for indoor or outdoor use.

Everyday Oil

Mom will love this all-natural, versatile oil that comes in a simple, counter-worthy bottle. With a subtle scent, this oil can literally be used from head to toe. Try it as a hair oil, face oil, makeup remover, body moisturizer, bug repellant, and more. Splurge on the big bottle—it’ll last for a long time.

Outdoor Voices Cloud Knit Sweatpants

Outdoor Voices

 Courtesy of Outdoor Voices

Aptly named, these amazingly soft joggers have a high rise style that delivers a flattering look for mom. Perfect for lounging at home, running errands, travel, or working out, mom will reach for these super soft pants over and over again. Reviewers say they run true to size, so order based on her pant size.

One Line a Day Diary

This journal is the perfect solution to help mom remember life’s little moments. The book has space for just a few lines of notes everyday, tracking five years of memories. If there’s a new mom in your life, this is a thoughtful gift to help her mark milestones.

Burlap and Barrel Spice Set

Burlap & Barrel

 Courtesy of Burlap & Barrel

This innovative company partners directly with small farmers to source spices that have never been available in the U.S. before. Burlap and Barrel helps improve the livelihoods of farmers and improves the tastes in your kitchen. The unique spices are full of incredible flavor, so wow chef mom with a custom spice set.

Indoor Plant

Potted Plants

 Courtesy of the Sill

Whether mom has a green thumb or not, The Sill is here to help. On the plant retailer’s helpful website, you’ll find just the right plant for mom. The greenery comes with an option of simple and stylish planters and is delivered with detailed care instructions and a virtual care consultant to answer any questions and help with plant maintenance.

iFly Indoor Skydiving Experience

iFly Indoor Skydiving

 Courtesy of iFly

If mom has an adventurous spirit, indoor skydiving is the perfect gift to wow her. The high-flying experience is one she will remember forever. With a one-size-fits-all gift card, mom can make plans for her adventure whenever she likes. iFly has locations all across the U.S.

Harney & Sons Tea Sampler

Warm mom’s tea mug with this beautifully packed four-tin sampler. Packaged in stylish tins, each flavor has 20 tea sachets of Harney & Sons’ top flavors: Earl Grey Supreme, Hot Cinnamon Spice, English Breakfast, and Paris.

Mama Bear Necklace

Mama Bear Necklaces

 Courtesy of Etsy

Showcase the fierce love mama has for her little cubs with a sweet necklace. The sterling silver mama bear is followed by up to four bronze cubs all on a sterling silver chain. This thoughtful custom gift will make your mama bear beam with pride.

Goodr Sunglasses

Goodr OG Sunglasses

 Courtesy of Goodr

Made for runners, these stylish, inexpensive, non-slip glasses are perfect for moms who love a good jog. With tons of colors (and cheeky style names) these polarized glasses are a fun way for mom to dip her toe into bright colored glasses without breaking the bank. And if mom is a runner or outdoor athlete, the no bounce or slip promise from Goodr sunglasses is priceless.

Dyson Airwrap Complete Styler

Banish bad hair days with a state-of-the-art splurge of a gift. Created by the experts at Dyson, this styler uses a digital motor, so mom can curl, wave, smooth, and dry her hair with no extreme heat.

The set comes with a hairdryer attachment along with six other styling tools, all attachable with one click, and a quick-release switch lets her change attachments while drying. A stylish leather case neatly stores the entire set.

Eberjey Gisele Two Piece Pajama Set

Mom can ditch her ratty sleep shirt once she opens this gift. These best-selling pajamas are a fashionista favorite for good reason. They are made out of super-soft modal jersey, which stays cool and comfortable while lounging around or sleeping. With a number of stylish colors to choose from, mom will look and feel great in these classic pajamas.

All About My Mom Kid Questionnaire

Mom Kid Questionnaire

 Courtesy of Etsy

Last-minute gifts are a cinch with this super cute downloadable printable. It’s sure to warm mom’s heart and likely get a chuckle or two. Even if it’s Mother’s Day morning, simply order, download, and print the questionnaire. Have the kids complete the statements like “My mom is really good at ________” and a keepsake gift is complete. Bonus points to the dads who help their kids complete it every year.

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Maya Polton is a former marketing manager and current freelance writer who covers food, home, and parenting. She's also the mom of a 9-year-old son, 6-year-old son, and 2-year old daughter. Mother’s Day to her always means a family brunch that she doesn't host, so there’s no cleaning up.

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