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The Top 15 Mother's Day Gifts
May 4, 2020
By , Families Contributor

If there's a year where Mom has been a superhero, it's this one.  Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and as moms continue to add to their list of jobs in quarantine, they deserve the royal treatment. Here's the Top 15, for Mother's Day and throughout the year.  

1.     Formia Design has one-of-a-kind Mother’s Day gifts. Formia Design enables you to turn your child’s original art masterpiece into jewelry and other keepsakes. Our personal favorites are the Sports Bracelet (artwork 1 inch, clasp makes the size adjustable), Attached Pendant Necklace (artwork 1 ½ inches and adjustable chain length), and Family Ring with birthstone option (artwork ½-inch wide). Starting at $199

2.     TAJA Collection custom candles. We especialy like the Mom Candle, part of the limited edition Mother’s Day Collection, where you can list the names of all her kids on the top of the lid. For those who want to take creativity to the next level, there's a  Design Your Own Candle option.  Starting at $35

3.     Aurosi Games  luxurious, high-quality games. Our favorites are the White 4 In a Row and Acrylic Tumble Towers available in multiple colors and with a matching acrylic case. These stylish takes on classic games will provide families with hours of quality entertainment. Each piece is made from durable hard acrylic to last through even the most intense competition.  Starting at $175

4.     Collage.com’s photo puzzles are a perfect fit for Mother’s Day. You can turn your favorite memories into a fun activity the whole family can enjoy again and again. Photos are printed on premium, glossy photo paper to produce a high-quality image with vibrant colors. The firm backing ensures a durable puzzle with pieces designed to retain their shape so that you can continue to reassemble your puzzle for years to come. For gifting, the puzzles come in a sturdy black box with your image printed on top. We also love their other photo gifts like books to cherish and blankets to snuggle and enjoy with loved ones while #stayingathome for mom’s special day. Starting at $14.99

5.     Unsweetened New York’s signature shirts for mom, because she's a warrior. The Mom Patch White Muscle Tank has a badge for mom to wear with pride, and the Rosebud Black Muscle Tank features the sweetest little love bud. Both are perfect-fitting muscle tanks with a slight high-low cut that flatters every gorgeous mom shape. Leading ladies will love the edge, fit, style, quality, perfect vintage color, and detail for a unique vintage look. We also love that all of the limited edition pieces are New York designed + cut, sewn, and pimped out by hand in LA = proudly 100% made in the USA. Save with discount code motherlove25. $105

6.     ALORA Ambiance reed diffusers. Let's face it guys, Mom needs a break, or at least an oasis at home to chill. Sisters Annie and Therese’s signature diffusers combine design and luxurious scents. One of the original fragrances and top sellers, Due, is our personal favorite — with notes of jasmine that pairs well with Isola and Bimbi for theultimate trifecta. The diffusers come in both 8-ounce and 16-ounce sizes and are perfect for gifting. We also love that this is a family business whose products are made in the USA. Starting at $64

7.     The Spice House gift boxes.   Gift mom the joy of expertly spiced, delicious food with curated spice gift boxes from The Spice House, purveyor of the finest spices, herbs, blends, and extracts. Our favorites for mom are the Essential Spices Collection, the perfect gift of 24 spices recommended for every kitchen, and the Lake Shore Drive Collection, Chicago-essential spices and seasonings divined from dishes served at Greektown tavernas, Bronzeville barbeques, and family dinners on Lake Shore Drive. This gift is sure to spice things up this Mother’s Day and help moms master their COVID cooking challenges. Starting at $22.99

8.     Amazon Echo Show is a smart home hub with a screen that comes in various sizes. It is very handy in the kitchen — there are hundreds of recipes with the Food Network Kitchen app. Connecting with family and friends is a breeze with video calling and Drop In. Create routines by connecting the device via an Amazon Smart Plug to items around the house, such as lamps or the coffee machine, to turn lights on and off at the same time every day or to automatically brew coffee in the morning. The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K is perfect for moms who love to stream. She can watch her favorites from Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV, HBO, and more — all with the Alexa Voice Remote. Mom can also use the Fire TV Stick 4K for her workout, too. The Amazon Echo Dot is a compact smart speaker that fits perfectly into small spaces. With multiple Echo Dot devices around the house, use Drop In as a two-way intercom system to easily communicate between rooms or create surround sound by playing music on all of the devices at the same time. Mom can get much-needed relaxation time by listening to her favorite podcast or book. Starting at $29.99

9.     Knock Knock has the most clever “Fill in the Love” vouchers and books for Mother’s Day! The new Fill in the Love® Mom Vouchers are personalized feel-good coupons in a shiny booklet. Simply fill out all 15 vouchers and hand ’em over to be cashed by mom at any time for props, pampering, favors, fun, and a well-earned break. The What I Love about Mom book contains fill-in-the-blank lines to describe why your mom’s the best. Make it as hilarious, honest, or heartfelt as you choose. There’s also the What I Love about Grandma book that is sure to melt grandma’s heart. Starting at $4.50

10.  Terez has awesome athleisure for being cozy yet chic at home. We adore the Leopard Goals print, which is available in a variety of women’s leggingswomen’s sports brawomen’s windbreakergirls’ leggings, and even maternity leggings for all the mothers-to-be in our lives. We also love all the super styles for mom + daughter, like the Black Star Foil (women + girls, also available as joggers) and Superstar Moves (women + girls). They pair perfectly with the All-Use Racerback Tank or Cotton Tees, both available in a multitude of colors to mix and match. Starting at $52

11.  P.J. Salvage lets you brighten her Mother’s Day at home with stylish sleepwear. Celebrate mom while comfy and cozy by sporting your jammies all day. We are going doggone wild over the dog-lover print PJs for mom, and coordinating kids’ PJs to double the fun! We love the soft fabrics, gorgeous prints, and meticulous attention to details. It definitely lives up to their mantra: Live. Life. Cozy. Starting at $45

12.  Mom You’re So Annoying is a mom-created brand created that successfully encapsulates humorous tidbits and phrases such as “Tired as a Mother” or “Coffee is my Daytime Wine,” that everyone, but especially moms, can lovingly relate to. Designed and decorated in the USA, the line features a wide selection of products — kitchen towels, frame décor, tees, phone cases, and more. These days, mom will especially love a “Tired As a Mother” and “Caffeine and Chaos” glossy ceramic mug. It is almost sure to be found permanently lodged in her hand. Starting at $12.95

13.  A Fitbit is a great Mother’s Day gift for the active mom. Health and wellness are more important than ever, and a Fitbit lets her track her activity, heart rate, sleep, and even oxygen levels in case she wants to be monitoring one or all. We also love the friendly reminders to help mom reach her goals. Plus, you can get your little loved one a Fitbit Ace so you can keep active together and start some virtual challenges with the family. Starting at $69.95

14.  Lingua Franca’s Mama Love cardigan is the perfect addition to any mom’s wardrobe. This customizable 100% cashmere cardigan is hand-stitched with a heart for each of her loves. The first two sets of initials are included, and additional initials can be added for $15 each. Lingua Franca offers Virtual Embroidery Workshops, which are a great Mother’s Day gift for crafty moms. The workshop includes an embroidery class taught by Lingua Franca embroiderers via Zoom video call, a Lingua Franca 100% cashmere sweater, and an embroidery kit –– all for the price of a Lingua Franca sweater sans stitching! We also love that 10% of the proceeds from the Mother’s Day Collection will be donated to The Children’s Health Fund. Starting at $320

15.  The limited edition Dyson Supersonic™ Mother’s Day gift set gets mom all glammed up for this special day and every day. The set features a limited-edition Dyson Supersonic hair dryer in fuchsia and nickel, powered by the Dyson digital motor V9 for fast drying and featuring intelligent heat control to protect hair’s natural shine. The gift set also includes a Dyson vented 1.4-inch barrel brush to create volume and shape while styling, and a Dyson-designed detangling comb, engineered to glide easily through wet and dry hair for detangling with minimal friction. $399.99