Mom Appreciation

A guide for Mother’s Day presents


This Mother’s Day gift consists of a bag, shoes and self-care items. Photo by Cailey Blackmer

Handbags or Purses
If there’s one thing a mom can never have enough of, it is purses, according to Purses or handbags may be a great gift option because they can be used on a daily basis. Big or small, there is a bag for every occasion. Try to find a bag that the recipient does not have yet—whether it be something big, small, fancy, plain, something with straps or without—look for something unique that represents the person.

Self-Care Items
To promote well-being and help relieve stress, one might buy their mom a self-care kit. This could include face, lip or eye masks, a massager, scented lotions, Epsom salts and more. Gifting these items as a package can be really meaningful and shows one’s love and appreciation by encouraging the recipient of the gift to care for and be kind to themself, all according to

Whether it be a ring, bracelet, necklace, earrings or an anklet, there are many options when it comes to gifting jewelry. Buyers can choose from a variety of colors and styles for any piece they wish to buy, and there are oftentimes other pieces of jewelry that pair well with the piece bought. Jewelry can also be customized, and it is common to put the child’s name on the piece to make it extra special for the mom, all according to

One of the most popular gifts for Mother’s Day is candles, according to They have the ability to make any and every room smell good, and they can even help the body produce hormones like serotonin and dopamine. This can bring a calming sensation that helps relax the body, making these a good option for a gift, all according to

Gift Cards
Buying a mom a gift card to one of her favorite places will allow her to spend the money on something she wants. This can be a good option when it is hard to think of something to buy for her, as one doesn’t have to worry about their mom not liking the gift she got since she gets to spend the money how she wants. Gift cards are easy to find and are available in many convenience stores.