This Mother's Day is going to be a tad different than the ones we remember from previous years. You still may not be able to celebrate in person with everyone in your family, and you may not be able to give or get splashy gifts this year, but Mother's Day isn't about spending hundreds of dollars on presents. This is the one day out of the year that is dedicated to families appreciating everything their mom or partner does on a daily basis.
Maybe this sounds cliché, but a thoughtful gift is more sentimental than an expensive present. We moms simply want to know that you are thinking of us and didn't forget the day that honors every moment we spend parenting, which is basically every second (and yes, we love it!).
This year, you can surprise your mom or lover with a phenomenal gift that costs less than $20. Remember, it's the thought that counts. Here's our curated selection for different kinds of mothers, because let's be real, there is no one-size-fits-all gift.
Check out the affordable items we handpicked and don't worry, you can thank us later!
These blissful bath salts effortlessly combine pink Himalayan sea salt (which infuses bath water with essential, skin-loving nutrients and vitamins) and ylang-ylang and vanilla aromatherapeutic oils for an overall calming experience. The coarse, pale pink salts create an ultimate luxury bath product that any mom will enjoy.
The concept of decaffeinated, organic tea that changes color is not only unique, but also fun for tea parties with your children. This magical potion has the ability to turn from blue to purple, thanks to an herb known as butterfly pea powder. The key ingredients that contribute to the scrumptious taste include dried mango, coconut, calendula and rose bud.
Almost everyone has a PopSocket PopGrip on their cell phone these days, but using one that contains Burt's Bees lip balm inside is so much cooler. This gift will prop up your mom's phone and hydrate her lips. This multipurpose product is essentially a two-for-one deal.
This antioxidant-rich whipped body butter nourishes, hydrates and quenches dry skin. The seamless blend of matcha, acai, and vegetable collagen helps minimize the signs of aging, as well as preventing sun damage, dark spots, wrinkles, and dryness. With an organic shea butter base, this body butter is thick and decadent—it also smells pretty damn good.
This prized bath bomb contains a luxurious blend of meadowfoam and sunflower seed oil, 25mg of CBD, along with a variety of aromatherapeutic oils. One mom told me that her bath experience was "like a day at the spa for only $16." CBD can soothe sore muscles, while the lavender and eucalyptus promote relaxation, helping you remain focused and present in the moment.
Moms love chocolate (that's a fact), but when it's crafted by Godiva? Even better. The gift box contains a thoughtful variety of eight different chocolates, and this delicious assortment comes boxed with a beautiful blue ribbon so you don't have to spend extra cash on wrapping paper or gift bags.
What's Your Tea's honey spread has subtle notes of sea salt caramel, which is perfect for satisfying a sweet tooth. This brand crafts small batches of artisan honey to ensure that customers receive nothing other than the finest quality. Their spread pairs well with apples, cheese, pancakes, coffee, tea and sandwiches.
Let's face the facts, menstrual cramps and body aches suck. No one likes feeling like crap during the week leading up to their period. This hassle-free stick contains an artful combo of warming agents and essential oils that can soothe pain and discomfort in the areas you need relief most.
Perhaps this is not your typical Mother's Day gift, but who's judging? For couples who enjoy a little extra kink in the bedroom, you can adjust the pressure of these three-inch nipple clamps. The sex kitten in your life will appreciate the cute charm and colored bead at the tip.
Thanks to Etsy, you can get a delightful little box of French macarons to any door. A set of 5 candy-colored cookies is only $12.50, and you can choose from flavors like matcha and cookie butter, in addition to staples like raspberry, vanilla and chocolate.
Every mama is bound to love a candle that promotes a sense of calm and well-being. These are made from all-natural soy wax and cannabis terpenes that can provide a boost in mood and a great night's sleep. Each candle is hand poured and has a hemp wick for a nice, slow and even burn.
Brushing your teeth is so much more fun when you use a foaming tablet rather than a traditional tube of toothpaste. You can choose from their three signature flavors: peppermint, charcoal mint, or duo, and select either an adorable pink or blue case to hold your tabs in. The simple yet visually appealing design of the case will prove to be a nice addition to your bathroom sink or shelf.
This body oil is jam-packed with propolis, honey and royal jelly, which are all antioxidant, antimicrobial ingredients that bees create in their hives. The addition of shea butter, calendula, and vitamin E oil hydrates even the driest areas of the skin. Aside from its primary purpose, this product can be used in place of a traditional massage oil, and what mom doesn't enjoy a full-body massage from her spouse after the kids are asleep?
This protein powder is ideal for on-the-go moms who need a boost after working out or chasing after kids. The blend of superfoods is formulated to support gut health, boost energy and improve mood. With only clean ingredients and no sugar, dairy, soy or wheat, you won't have to deal with the uncomfortable bloating that many protein powders cause.
Once you put the kids to bed, it's time to enjoy some euphoric pleasure in the bedroom. This compact vibe will help you and your partner create some memorable heat beneath the sheets. Bonus points: it's pink, made with medical-grade silicone, and small enough to maneuver in pretty much every sex position we can think of.
This cute bamboo toothbrush symbolizes pride and equality. For the eco-conscious moms, the nylon bristles are recyclable and each product is packaged and shipped in planet-friendly materials. Knowing that 5% of the proceeds go to LGBTQ+ organization The Trevor Project will put a smile on your loved one's face.
Your little one will love spending some time outdoors with mom while painting your sidewalk with the most gorgeous handmade chalk we have ever seen. This encourages quality bonding with mom and limits screen time. While this chalk does look like an edible cupcake, it's not; however, TWEE's chalk is very realistic in appearance.
Sexy and comfortable? Yes please. Every mom deserves to put on a new piece of lingerie to feel a sense of empowerment (impressing your partner: bonus). This lace bralette is form-fitting and accentuates the natural shape of every body type.
The first step in every skincare routine is cleanser, and this one comes in a sparkly tube that contains crushed amethyst and rose quartz crystals, in addition to hemp seed oil and real unicorn root—yes, that is a thing. Her face will feel clean and refreshed as well as exfoliated and rejuvenated after application.
Ditch laundry detergent and tabs and opt for sheets, an eco-conscious and non-toxic alternative. These sheets are composed of only four clean ingredients, making them perfect for people who care about saving the planet. Your little one will love helping mommy with chores and so, this is a great gift for a child to give their mother this year.
Esker's dry brush is a small but might addition to your self-care routine. Sure, it exfoliates for smoother skin, but it also improves circulation. And this one is small enough to travel with!
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