With many people still under stay at home orders, Mother’s Day is going to look very different for families this year. Quickly approaching, Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10. And while getting together to celebrate is less likely to happen, you can still surprise mom with a gift that’s perfectly suited for her. Here are our top 10 gifts for every type of mom sheltering in place.
The home decorator.
For the mom who is organizing, then reorganizing, her home as often as she feels inspired, a Decocrated subscription is just what she needs to stay busy. Decocrated is a subscription service that sends an assortment of curated home décor items to your doorstep—quarterly or annually—to keep your home feeling comfy, on-trend, and perfectly you.
Stonewall Kitchen has quickly become one of Maine’s top tourist destinations. Its award-winning jams, sauces, and condiments are highly regarded in foodie circles, with special mentions in Food & Wine magazine, the Food Network, and Gourmet Traveler. Any mom who likes to experiment with new recipes and fun flavors will be thrilled with this Stonewall Kitchen gift basket of favorites.
The sentimental one.
Whether it’s a handwritten note, a framed finger painting from kindergarten, or a special haiku, there’s nothing that you can create yourself that mom won’t cherish forever. But when the creative juices run low, a personalized family print is the thoughtful gift that’s cute, contemporary, and cues all the “awwws.”
The beauty queen.
The mom who’s into beauty and skincare either has a firm grasp on her favorites or enjoys testing out the latest products. While face scrubs, eye masks, and bath bombs are classic wins, show her you did your research by adding Bioderma’s Sensibio H20 micellar water to her basket of beauty goodies. While it’s a cleanser, toner, and moisturizer, it also has many other uses, such as a makeup brush cleaner.
The fitness geek.
These days, people are getting their workouts in from the comfort of their homes. But what some women struggle with is the comfort of their clothes. Enter Amazon’s Core 10 Build-Your-Own leggings and capris. The perfect-fitting gift for the perfect mom, they’re super affordable at $25-$45 and can withstand years of planks, spin class, squats, jogs, couch time, and more.
Fun fact: while getting her start as an actress, Megan Markle taught calligraphy at a paper store—and thanks to Markle, this lost art is now having a moment. With a little more time at home and a love for all things DIY, mom might enjoy taking up a new skill. This beginner calligraphy kit is a great introduction to more beautiful handwriting.
In a time of #stayathome selfies and short glimpses of the outside world from your balcony, driveway, or front porch, what’s trending right now isn’t so much a jacket, jeans, or stilettoes—it’s sunglasses. Whether mom prefers a classic aviator, a modern oversized style, or trendy round frames, Quay has a virtual try-on experience and a selection of spectacles that she’s sure to find chic.
With long, sunny days and a season that’s just right for gardening, the mom with a green thumb is in her element right now. A longtime gardener will have her go-to tools and setup, but this pair of garden gloves with claws may be the one helpful accessory she never knew she needed. Making it easy to plant and dig without reaching for extra equipment, these gloves look extra cool, too.
While we’re all currently grounded, a new pair of Allbirds shoes are sure to lift her spirits. Touted as the “world’s most comfortable shoes” by Time magazine, they’re known by travelers and non-travelers alike to be the easiest, grab-and-go walking shoes. Allbirds shoes are lightweight, made of natural and recycled material, and offer a minimalist, pair-with-anything profile.
The one who has it all.
For the mom who has it all, it’s always been about spending time together. While brunch plans may be on hold for now, reach out to her favorite local restaurant to see if they’re doing special deliveries for Mother’s Day. Harry & David also has a wonderful Mother’s Day brunch fully prepared for your special mom on her special day.