Moms should certainly be celebrated every day, but Mother’s Day does give us a wonderful opportunity to celebrate all the moms in our lives. From our sisters and best friends who are moms to our own mother, it’s important to let them know how much they are loved and cherished. That’s why each year, we carefully select thoughtful Mother’s Day gift ideas for every mom.
This is the time to seize the opportunity to make a few phone calls or write a letter to express how much you care. And should you want to include a thoughtful Mother’s Day gift, we have some clever ideas for you.
There’s a very simple truth when it comes to moms – no two are quite the same. Every mom is special, with special interests and unique styles that make them the extraordinary mom they are!
The difficulty is, sometimes this uniqueness made it a little more difficult to find the perfect gift for Mother’s Day, as there is no “one size fits” all gift. With this in mind, we searched for products that would appeal to a wide variety of interests but also had the “wow” factor for the gift recipient and in some cases, a little bit of room to customize certain features (like scents or colors) to truly suit the special mom in your life.
Hope you enjoy our thoughtful Mother’s Day gift ideas selection and find the perfect unique gift to give to your mom.
There’s definitely a little something for everyone. From CBD enthusiasts and gardeners to home decor and art lovers, there is an awesome idea here to help you deliver a meaningful, thoughtful gift.
For the mom who has too many “to-do” lists… LA PAREA WELLNESS
Every mom I know could certainly use more self-care moments throughout their day! La Parea Wellness products are designed to indulge the senses and help release tension. Their line of plant-based aromatherapy product are perfect for the mind, body and soul.
Created by a mother/nurse, La Parea Wellness features soothing bath salts, balms to ease tension, mists to chill and much more. They even have special gift sets available including a “Self-Care Gift Box”, a “Sleep Box” and a “Work From Home Box”. It’s easy to find a wonderful gift option for every mom on your list.
One of our favorites is the CHILL Herbal Bath Salt Set infused with a blend of essential oils and herbs that will gently ease your stress away, transporting you to a lovely, peaceful, “chill” state of mind!
For the canna-curious mom… 420WALDOS WATCHES
As you know, at Rural Mom, we are total hemp (cannabis) advocates who regularly celebrate the amazing properties of this fabulous plant! Which is why we adore 420Waldos Watches!
The new 420Waldos brand watches are tied to the cannabis movement, something much bigger than a watch brand itself. These days, many find relief with medicinal cannabis or extracts like CBD, and this watch brand was conceived and created support those needing this relief. With every watch sold, 420Waldos Watches will donate a percentage of the sales proceeds to organizations working to legalize cannabis at the federal level.
Each watch offers a way to “join the club” and wear the symbol of the movement, while helping to push for legalization. It’s also a beautiful gift for Mother’s Day. The watches are well designed with high quality materials. Super attractive and fun to wear! Additional bands can be purchased to give the wearer flexibility in matching their watch band to their outfit or mood.
We’re proud to own and wear a 420Waldos Watch and hope that you will join us for Mother’s Day and beyond in supporting this much-needed movement to change perceptions and support the use of medicinal cannabis (and cannabis derivatives like CBD).
For the mom who needs a moment of relaxation… CBDfx CBD-infused FACE MASKS
Naturally, we’ve included a CBD product in our thoughtful gift ideas for every mom line-up! CBD is gaining popularity in cosmetic application and CBDfx CBD-infused Face Masks are one of the newest innovations available.
Designed to rejuvenate and refresh dry, tired skin, CBD Face Masks: CBDfx CBD-infused Face Masks are an indulgent combination of broad spectrum, organically grown hemp and powerful active botanicals. The masks hydrate, tone, soothe, and purify tired and stressed skin. Spa-quality ingredients coupled with 50mg CBD will help elevate your mom’s skincare routine and deliver a much-needed moment of relaxation and bliss.
Five formulations are available for purchase: Aloe Vera (tightening), Charcoal (brightening), Cucumber (tightening), Lavender (soothing) and Rose (moisturizing). Each one is a treat and a nice pampering gift for your mom (and you!) Pick up extras and have an impromptu spa day with your mom on Mother’s Day or any day!
For the mom who lights up your life… SECRET MESSAGE CANDLES
Secret Message Candles by Celsius54 are both practical and fun. It’s a gift with a little cheerful anticipation built in! Totally one of our favorite thoughtful gift ideas for every mom.
As the wax heats up, the hidden message candle slowly reveals the message printed in the ceramic cup. Handmade in USA, each candle reveals your special sentiment, which is sure to bring joy to every mom on your gift list. This year skip the card and try a unique candle to get your message across instead!
Two of our favorite Secret Message Candle sentiments for Mother’s Day gift giving are the “You Light Up Every Room” and the “You Light My Fire” (which is great for gifting your significant other!) Secret Message Candles are also available for other life celebrations such as the birth of a child, birthday, and even new house-warming celebrations.
For the mom who enjoys winning family game night… GEEK OUT! 00’s Edition
Family game night is a favorite here at Rural Mom. It’s great to have the chance to have some face-to-face time and fun. Though moms tend to let their children win occasionally, it’s also fun to compete (especially when kids are older) and test your knowledge!
Geek Out! 00’s Edition from UltraPro Playroom is a fun pop culture trivia party game that will have friends and family geeking out and feeling nostalgic about the 00’s decade! You roll the die to determine the question, then shout out a number of how many answers you can provide. Each player has a chance to outbid others for the answers they can give. Outbid opponents to prove who is the biggest geek for all things 00’s!
Designed for ages 13 and up, this game is perfect for the whole family with a game play of about 30 minutes and a minimum of two players. It’s an ideal Mother’s Day gift and a great way to encourage family game night traditions to begin or continue in your home!
For the Mom who loves modern decor… GREEN PHILOSOPHY PILLOWS
A design trend that’s quite popular is the idea of bringing the garden indoors with floral patterns and design elements throughout the home. If your mom appreciate current trends or is simply an avid gardener who loves all things green Green Philosophy Pillows are a wonderful gift choice!
You can feel great about purchasing Green Philosophy pillows, too, as Green Philosophy plants trees in developing countries and communities with every product sold. They’ve also just teamed up with Trees for the Future, a nonprofit organization aiming to put an end to hunger and poverty by helping farmers across Africa plant trees and regenerate their land. Not only is Green Philosophy giving back to Mother Nature, but they are simultaneously providing families with food, income, and education.
The newest pillow from Green Philosophy is the Stromanthe Triostar Hugging Pillow is made in the USA with a 100 percent recycled down alternative, composed of roughly 50+ recycled bottles. This sustainable stuffing prevents post-consumer plastic drink bottles from hitting our landfills while providing sturdy comfort in the form of a leaf pillow.
Another favorite (pictured) is the Succulent Plush Pillow inspired by the rare pink and peach varieties of succulents. You’ll also find Pilea Plush Leaf, Monsteria Deliciosa Leaf, and many other nature-inspired pillows to brighten up any home.
For the mom who appreciates innovative tech… Eggtronic Wireless Charging Stones
One of the best gifts I received from my son last year was a wireless charging pad. I had no idea how handy it would be! The trouble with standard charging pads though is they are quite bland and often do not fit your home decor. Eggtronic has created the perfect solution with their line of elegant wireless charging stones. There’s a pattern available that ever mom will love and one for every room in the home!
This year skip the traditional flowers in favor of Wireless Charging Stones from Eggtronic. The beautiful chargers are made from real marble and stone and can be used to recharge any Qi-enabled device, including the newest iPhones and Samsung phones, by simply setting it on the stone surface. Your mom will love both the clever, beautiful design and the practicality of this innovative gift.
Wireless Charging Stones from Eggtronic are available in black or white marble, travertine stone, lava stone or sandstone. Each one is also unique (just like your mom!) due to the natural swirls and patterns found on the stone. Thought gift ideas for every mom, it’s sure to “wow” and you’ll absolutely want to pick up an extra one for your own home!
For the mom who desperately needs a little more zen… FLOW PUZZLES
Puzzles are currently wildly popular. It’s an activity that can help pass the time, create family-time moments, and is a known stress-relieving activity. As we are all seeking some zen, deliver some to your mom with a bright and cheerful Flow Puzzle.
With messages like “Dare To Dream” and “Free To Be”, each puzzle celebrates the simple and uplifting art of the everyday. With its visual challenges, each puzzle will help leave you relaxed, satisfied, and in a calm state of mind once you have placed the final piece. It’s a fantastic gift for anyone who loves a fun challenge or would enjoy a peaceful moment. Puzzles are also a terrific gift to give when you want to get a special family gift for friends or relatives.
A variety of 1,000 piece Flow Puzzles are available from Workman Publishing, You’ll easily find the perfect puzzle pattern for everyone on your Mother’s Day shopping list!
For moms who love playing in the dirt… GETTING BAKED
Our search for life balance, peace and tranquility is universal, but this can often be a truly daunting task for a mom whose life is often full of chaos and multi-tasking from dusk until dawn. Help her to find relief with “GETTING BAKED: Everything You Need To Know About Hemp, CBD and Medicinal Gardening” by Barb Webb.
Rounding out our thoughtful Mother’s Day gift ideas for every mom, this guide is perfect for gifting everyone on your list. There is no denying the potential of hemp, CBD and herbs as powerful solutions to a myriad of modern ailments.
In Getting Baked, sustainable living expert Barb Webb takes you on an in-depth journey through everything you want to know about CBD, including the science, side effects, dosages, and benefits. You’ll also take a deep dive into herbs and botanicals that complement CBD and complete your medicinal garden. Part scientific research and part first-hand know-how, Webb rounds out her authoritative guide with dozens of recipes to enhance your experience—from smoothies and teas to CBD bath bombs and hemp body butters.
Pick up a copy for all the moms in your life and pick up a copy for yourself, too! Read the book together and compare notes on your experiences as you enhance your wellness routine and re-connect with nature to recharge your life.
Disclosure: We may receive sample products for review for our Thoughtful Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Every Mom guide, many of which are donated to local charities after gently testing and inspecting. If it’s not a gift we wouldn’t love to receive or personally gift to a loved one, you will not find it in any RuralMom.com holiday guide. We do not accept payment for placement of items in our guides. If it made it to our top holiday gift pick list, it’s earned a spot based on its high quality, reasonable price point, and overall excellence in durability and/or functionality.