Whether you buy or make a gift, the best Mother's Day gifts are gifts you put thought into. If you're having difficulty coming up with meaningful gift ideas, ask yourself a few questions to help you brainstorm.
Does She Have Any Hobbies?
Whether your mom loves cooking, spending time in the garden, or relaxing with a good book, chances are she will appreciate a gift related to her interests. She will also appreciate that you pay attention to what she enjoys, making your gift much more meaningful.
What's Her Favorite Color?
If you already have a gift in mind that comes in different color options, try to get it in her favorite color. Most people enjoy flowers, so flowers in her favorite color are wonderful too.
Does She Like Jewelry?
Jewelry doesn't have to be huge or overly expensive to be appreciated. Birthstone jewelry is popular, and a delicate necklace or bracelet with the birthstones of each of her kids is a thoughtful gift.
Consider a lab-grown diamond pendant or diamond stud earrings if she likes diamonds.
Is She a New Mom?
New moms are often so overwhelmed with their new baby that they forget to care for themselves. She'll love a gift that is just for her, like a care box with all of her favorite snacks and other food. And if you're feeling extra generous, the best gift for a new mom is help.
Cook her a meal or get take-out from her favorite restaurant. Offer to help with the dishes, do some of the baby's laundry, or clean up the house a little bit. Watch the baby while she takes a nap. However, if you can help, do it. She will be thrilled.
Does She Have a Sweet Tooth?
A box of chocolates may seem like the most cliché of all Mother's day gifts, but if they love chocolate, it's the perfect gift. Baked goods like fancy cookies, cakes, and other pastries would probably also be a hit. Any sweet treat she can enjoy and keep for herself would be a win.
Is There Anything She Needs?
Maybe her hair dryer is on the fritz, and she still needs to buy a replacement. Or perhaps she's almost out of the tea she drinks daily. There is undoubtedly something she needs but has yet to mention.
Start paying attention and listening anytime she mentions she's out of something because that may be the perfect item to gift her.