How to please the closest person on a holiday and how to make sure that you like the surprise? We choose what to give for Mother’s Day and offer several non-banal options
Mother’s Day in Russia is celebrated on the last Sunday of November, but this day has its own dates in different countries.
This relatively new holiday for our country is a great occasion to congratulate dear mothers and remind us how much appreciate their love and care.
And what to give for Mother’s Day? You can please your mother on a holiday simply by showing concern for her. Sign her up for a massage or take her to your favorite restaurant. When the budget is limited, order a cake with a congratulatory inscription and go to visit her.
If you want to give a more interesting present, look at a selection of 25 ideas from We.
Top 25 Mother’s Day Gifts
First, consult with your brothers and sisters, if you have any, it might be worth buying a pooled gift from everyone. Secondly, think about your last conversations: suddenly mom mentioned what she would like to buy or try. Thirdly, think about her hobbies: a present of interest will always come in handy. Fourth, take a look at our list — maybe it is in it that you will find the very idea.
Useful gifts for home
1. Steam cleaner
This device removes dirt from various surfaces with the help of directed steam without the use of household chemicals. Steam cleaners differ in size (there are both large and compact models) and have different nozzles: for washing windows, floors, carpets, and so on. For allergy sufferers, in general, an indispensable thing in the house, because the device destroys dust ll and even neutralizes sharp specific odors.
Such a product has many textures and sizes, so there is always the opportunity to pick up something new: a classic canvas with tassels and checkered colors for an armchair, or a fluffy shaggy bedspread for a bed. Choose a blanket that matches the interior in your parent’s home. To add even more cosiness to the gift, complement it with your mother’s favorite tea.
3. Painting from stabilized moss
Moss panels make the interior of the house more environmentally friendly and natural. Real moss, as a rule, reindeer moss, is treated with a special compound and tinted. Thanks to this, the plant becomes stabilized: insects will not start in it, it will not begin to grow, but it will not wither for at least five years. At the same time, such products do not require any care: no watering, no pruning, no fertilizers. At most, once every couple of months you will have to blow off the dust with a hair dryer. The larger the panel, the more spectacular it will look in the interior.
4. Shopping bag
These handy bags have become part of our everyday life and now their shapes, designs and colors are amazing. Depending on the material, it can be used not only for shopping, but also as a classic bag, or a string bag for storing potatoes under the sink — depending on what your mom’s imagination lasts. If desired, you can order a special inscription or drawing that will be applied to the bag — the thing will become exclusive.
5. Banks for storing cereals
The once ordinary household utensils have long become not only a must-have item in the kitchen, but also an element of decor. Storage containers for bulk products can be made of glass, plastic or metal. The most popular now are glass jars with airtight wooden lids. They can be purchased with stylish stickers or a permanent marker to sign products on cans.
A modern tablet is a mini-computer that is not difficult to carry in a purse, and it is more convenient to use it than a smartphone. If you complement the gift with a special stand, your mother will have a convenient entertainment station, for example, in the kitchen. Through this installation, you can spend time cooking, watching a series, chatting with friends on instant messengers, or turning on an application with step-by-step recipes and cooking new dishes with your tablet.
A gadget for those who always forget to charge their phone and at the same time spend enough time on the road. If your mom is on the go but wants to keep her connected all the time, a 10,000 mAh external battery will be enough to keep her smartphone running all day long. Models with higher energy capacity can support a battery charge for up to three days, but their large size and ight of more than half a kilogram are no longer so convenient — such a device can hardly fit in a woman’s handbag.
8. Keychain for finding keys
A universal gift that has long ceased to look only for keys. The classic model worked on the whistle response principle: a pendant attached to the keys reacted to the sound and emitted a signal indicating its location. The new key fobs work with the help of a special application in the phone and Bluetooth. The locator device can be put in a wallet, attached to keys and even to the collar of a beloved pet. If the thing you need is lost, just open the application on your phone, press the search button and listen to where the sound comes from. The device also works in the opposite direction: if the phone is lost, you can press the key fob button — the application on the phone will start emitting a signal.
9. Smart ring
An alternative to popular smart watches, only more compact, which is why it has much less functionality, but the novelty looks very stylish. The jelry has an NFC chip, through which a connection is established with the owner’s smartphone. The ring can be used as an intercom key or contactless payment for purchases, and it also measures steps, calories burned and heart rate. More expensive and advanced models have a voice assistant, thanks to which calls and messages are received on the ring.
10. Electric mill
Salt or pepper shaker, or a whole set of devices pored by conventional AA batteries. Accessories are supplied with containers for loose spices with a grinder. At the touch of a button, salt or pepper is crushed into powder and immediately dispensed from the salt shaker. As soon as you stop pressing the button, the process of grinding and spice supply will stop. The main advantage of these gadgets is that the nozzles do not clog, which means that you don’t have to shake the salt shaker a hundred times and the seasoning dosage will always be correct.
Gifts for health
11. Workout kit
For active women who are not alien to sports, a good gift would be a thing related to fitness. A yoga mat, for example, is used not only in the practice of ancient teachings, but also during normal exercises at home or as a bedding in nature. Rugs vary in thickness, come with a mesh frame inside, anti-slip, with a massage effect, and even with touch sensors. And if you don’t know what kind of sports your mom would prefer, you can choose a whole fitness set that includes dumbbells, a mat, a drinking bottle and other sports accessories.
A present-day gift that will take care of germs on frequently used appliances. The most popular models sterilize things using ultraviolet light. The scope of its application depends entirely on the size. The most budget and compact gadgets are designed exclusively for cleaning smartphones or keys. In larger devices, even clothes can be sterilized.
If your mom is watching her diet, she will definitely need a nitrate tester, which determines not only the quality of the products, but also measures the hardness of the water. The device is equipped with a composite probe that takes a sample from several places at once to give a complete analysis of the product. In addition to nitrates, the gadget can determine the level of radiation and searches for areas with increased electromagnetic radiation.
With age, people’s sleep becomes more and more disturbing and sensitive, so various accessories help to keep calm nights. First of all, if light enters the mother’s bedroom, for example, from a lantern in the window, it is more difficult for her to fall asleep than in complete darkness. That’s what sleep masks are for. Many of them have a cute design, some are made of natural silk, there are products in which you can put pads with heated gel to relax the paraorbital zone during sleep. Complete the gift with earplugs. The ideal model is made in the form of an umbrella with several tiers. It is these earplugs that can really block out all sounds (even dad’s snoring nearby) and let a person get enough sleep.
15. Electric foot massager
Such a gadget is very different from classic massage devices — this is what makes it interesting. Firstly, it looks like a very long knitted sock or boot, which already makes it a decorative element. Secondly, the warmer has the most delicate plush lining, in which it is pleasant to immerse the feet. The boot has protection against overheating, gently massages the feet, is pored by electricity, is easy to fold and carry, and also has different colors and designs.
The accessory is ideal as a gift on Mother’s Day in November to update her wardrobe for autumn-winter with a new little thing. The stole can be bright and colorful or, on the contrary, calm nude shades — choose the color scheme that your mother prefers. If there are enough such capes, as ll as scarves, scarves and snoods in her collection, consider buying a stylish poncho.
17. Makeup Mirror
A cosmetic mirror is the gift that you can always find in a more interesting design and improved version than you already have. In addition to an additional magnifying glass and lighting, the product can be equipped with a saucer for jelry or several containers. There are mirrors equipped with hooks for chains and rings. For lovers of travel, those that are collected in a compact box, or mirror-books that fold into a flat folder, are suitable.
18. A set of silk pillowcases
Recently, dermatologists have begun recommending that women change the pillowcases sleep on more often. We didn’t think about the fact that every day our face comes into contact with a tissue that absorbs sebum, subsequently spreading it all over the face with every touch. And there is an opinion that pure cotton, along with fat, also absorbs moisture, which is necessary for the skin. Therefore, universal gifts appeared on the market: sets of silk pillowcases. Such a gift will not only protect the skin from moisture loss, but also make sleep even more enjoyable. The main thing is to punish mom to change pillowcases as often as possible.
19. LED face mask
A modern gadget for facial skin rejuvenation works by exposing the skin to light waves. This procedure is called LED therapy. Each color used in the mask is responsible for a specific area of application. Thanks to all the spectra that are in the gadget, you can cleanse and tighten the skin of the face, as ll as even out the tone and smooth out wrinkles. True, manufacturers warn that it is important to use the device in combination with masks, serums and creams. Therefore, it is advisable to add them to the gift too.
20. Korean cosmetics
Enrich your mom’s collection with a supply of patches — not only for the eyes, but also for the lips. Add to the gift all the most unusual Asian products that can surprise: aloe gel in the form of a petal, a set of Korean serums in the form of hearts, stars and balls, or a scrub egg. If you don’t have time to look for all these strange things, buy a set of Korean cosmetics, which already includes a variety of creams and masks.
If mom spends all summer long in the garden, a good gift would be a set of flor care tools or a supply of gloves with special claws for gardening. And if you don’t understand gardening at all, buy a gift certificate to a garden store, a knowledgeable person will surely find something they need there.
This is an indispensable thing for seedlings. In the spring, newly emerged plants need a lot of light, much more than it gets from the street from the window in most city apartments. And the phytolamp is a rather economical device, it consumes little energy, but thanks to the directed beams of a different spectrum, it allows tomatoes and cucumbers to develop as they need. By the way, additional lighting is useful for many indoor flors. If your mother is their lover, then the phytolamp can be presented to her as ll.
23. Wooden puzzle
If your mom worries a lot, give her things that help her relax. Ecopuzzles work like art therapy: they help you take your mind off your daily routine, relieve stress, and focus on sinuous patterns and mysterious strokes. As a result, she will collect a unique work. Some mosaics are sold immediately with accessories — the result can be hung on the wall or placed on the table as an interior decoration.
24. Laser scissors
A mother who loves to sew is a godsend for all gift givers. She can endlessly give a variety of accessories and novelties in the world of pattern and sewing. One of these is scissors with a laser, which allow you not to spoil the fabric by marking it with chalk, but immediately cut along a laser strip that indicates the direction. Even if your parent just sometimes hems the curtains, the gift will already be relevant in her life.
25. Set for creating topiary
For creative women who have already tried cross-stitching and painting by numbers, can offer an interesting new hobby. Topiary is an ornamental tree, spherical in shape. There are kits on sale that already contain everything you need to create such a ball. If you like the activity, you are provided with gift ideas for several holidays ahead, since the design options and colors that these trees can be made into are endless. There is also an option to buy ready-made topiary to decorate mom’s rooms.
How to choose a gift for Mother’s Day
When you are afraid not to guess — feel free to buy your mother’s favorite sets or flors, but in much larger quantities than usual, to indicate the specialty of this day.
When choosing a present, remember how old your mother is. If she is young, look for bold, bright gifts. An older woman will rather appreciate a more conservative and practical thing.
The gift doesn’t have to be formal. It is important to emphasize your relationship with your closest person. Therefore, when going for a present, choose what your mother really needs and what she will use.
An alternative to a useful thing can be a creative surprise that reminds you of your relationship with your mother. For example, a photo book from your joint pictures or a photo panel on the wall.
If you decide to choose a “household” gift for Mother’s Day, you should not buy a set of pots or another frying pan. Try to find something more modern from kitchen gadgets.
Complete the selected gift with a card or a cute bouquet of flors. Do not forget to accompany the presentation with a sincere compliment or affectionate words. For mom, the main thing is your attention.