48 Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Sons to Buy Their Moms This Year

48 Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Sons to Buy Their Moms This Year

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The working list of reasons why moms are incredible, badass, and worthy of celebration is an endless one. That could explain why finding an awesome Mother’s Day gift for mom can feel so incredibly daunting. After all, she kept you safe and alive as a small rambunctious child. A $5 mug reading “#1 Mom” doesn’t exactly cut it.

Forget gifting a cheap “spa day” set from a big-box store or a cheap-o heart necklace from the corner drugstore. A perfect gift for mom deserves some thought and planning, especially when it comes to the holidays. And son, you’ve come to the right place if you need holiday gift inspiration this year.

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Whether you’re in the market for personalized ideas that make for the perfect sentimental gifts for mom or useful gift options that will make you her favorite (as if you weren’t already), the list ahead has something for every budget and personality type. With 47 items to choose from, you’ll have plenty of gift ideas for new moms, seasoned moms, stepmoms, mothers-in-law, honorary moms, grandmas, and literally any other motherly figure in your life.

From custom jewelry boxes and 14k gold necklaces to sleek handbags and beauty gifts she’ll actually use, here are the best Mother’s Day gift ideas for moms of all types. Just don’t forget a good greeting card to remind her why you are the favorite.

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Customizable Love Across States 3D Art

Small in size but huge in heart, this customizable 3D work of Art makes for a heartfelt Mother’s Day gift if you’re not going to be able to celebrate together in person this year.

Gray Malin 2-in-1 Backgammon & Checkers Set

You’ve never seen a backgammon set like this—and neither has your mom. A checker board on one side backgammon on the other, this gift is well-suited for the mom who makes for a fearsome gaming opponent.

Parachute Home Classic Bathrobe

The gift of a fancy hotel-like bathrobe is the gift that keeps on giving. Boasting 24k ratings at the time of publication and famously amassing a 2,000-person waitlist before it even launched, Parachute’s Classic robe is the crème de la crème when it comes to quality and comfort. This comes in 4 other colors and is available in sizes XS through 3X.

Snoozies Womens Slipper Socks

These sock-like slippers will make reading in bed all the more cozy. Three other colors in the pastel fam are available as well on Amazon.

North Legends Custom Pet Portrait Phone Case

If there are more pics of your mom’s dog on her phone than there are of you (which, fair), surprise her with a unique customized phone case featuring the other apple of her eye. Cases can be made for pretty much any iPhone or Samsung model, and the turnaround time for this top-rated Etsy seller is about 2 weeks. 

Personalized Cutting Board: Handwriting Handwritten Recipe

Give your mom a sentimental piece of family history with this personalized recipe board. The board can act as a decor piece or a serving tray, thanks to some nifty handles. Plus, the wood engraving is made to perfectly match the handwriting on the given recipe card.

EMU Australia Mayberry Womens Slippers Sheepskin Slipper

Editor’s note: I gifted my mom a pair of these for Christmas and have since been moved to order myself a similar style because they’re truly that comfortable. A handful of other colors including pink, white, and leopard are available as well.

14k Solid Gold Custom Sideways Initial Necklace

A personalized gift goes a looong way. For one that’ll last forever, turn to this top-rated Etsy vendor who makes customized necklaces in 14k gold. This design is a thoughtful gift for moms in particular as shoppers can have the initials of everyone in their family included.

Thank You, Mom Candle

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