17 Gifts Moms Really Want for Christmas This Year

by Hilary Braaksma

17 Gifts Moms Really Want for Christmas This Year
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Forget the gift card and fuzzy socks—if you’re looking to really wow a special mom in your life this Christmas, try some of these amazing gift suggestions. From luxurious robes to gorgeous housewares, fitness tech and everything in between, here are some of the best gifts to buy for Mom this holiday season.


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For the Mom Who Loves to Entertain

SMEG Limited Edition Basic Electric Tea Kettle in Copper


This gorgeous limited-edition copper-colored tea kettle from SMEG makes a great holiday gift for moms who love entertaining or relaxing with a cup of tea. SMEG appliances are recognized for their iconic ‘50s-inspired aesthetic that add retro sophistication to any kitchen.

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For the Mom on the Go

Soma Ceramic Mug


Whether she’s running to work meetings, play dates, sports practices or all three—a quality travel mug is a must for busy moms. This Soma ceramic mug has won design awards and holds up to 12 ounces of hot or cold beverages. The ceramic mug and leak-proof bamboo lid deliver a clean, refreshing taste every time.

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For the Trendy Mom

Christy Dawn Cashmere Frankie Cardigan


This cozy cardigan is perfect for moms who love to stay on-trend and keep warm all winter long. Christy Dawn’s Frankie cashmere cardigan is made from upcycled materials and designed to withstand years of wear.

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For the Active Mom

Fitbit Versa 2


Moms who love staying on top of their fitness game will love the sleek Fitbit Versa 2. The Fitbit Versa 2 looks like your regular sophisticated smartwatch, but it also delivers fitness, sleep and health stats regularly. The Versa 2 can pair with Apple or Android smartphones to deliver you notifications, calendar reminders and more.

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For the Sentimental Mom



Create a sweet, sentimental gift for mom that looks and feels like it took hours of effort—but it can be made in only minutes from your phone. Chatbooks is an app that takes photos from your phone and compiles them into a beautiful photo book mom will love to look at time and time again, and they start at only ten dollars.

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For the Makeup Guru Mom

NUDESTIX Nude Rose Gold Eye Palette Kit


This pretty limited-edition NUDESTIX set of magnetic eye colors will look stunning on any mom. These long-wearing eye pencils come in a range of rose gold shades and designed to be long-wearing and super easy to use. Whether Mom is a makeup newbie or a seasoned pro, she will love this high-quality eye shadow set.

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For the Fitness Mom

Cubii Compact Elliptical Machine


For moms who are big on fitness but short on space (or time), this compact elliptical machine is the perfect gift. This seated elliptical can be used at her desk, while she folds laundry, or even on the couch while she catches up on her favorite shows. She can also download the Cubii app to keep track of her workouts.

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For the Mom Who Loves Her Beauty Sleep

Slip Silk Pillowcase and Eye Mask Set


Help Mom get the rest and relaxation she deserves with this luxurious Slip pillowcase and sleep mask set. The limited-edition set features a pillowcase and eye mask both made of pure silk to help keep her skin and hair in top condition. Sleeping with silk helps prevent bad hair days, creased skin and signs of aging.

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For the Mom Who Loves to Lounge

Soma Silk Kimono Robe


Picture your mom kicked back in a luxe robe, sipping tea and enjoying life like she deserves to. Help her reach that peak mom moment by gifting her this gorgeous silk kimono robe from Soma. This full-length silk robe has comfy wide sleeves, pretty flower detailing and a detachable belt.

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For the Mom Who is Always Cold

UGG Classic Mini II Boots


Give the gift of warm toes this winter with a pair of classic UGG boots. Moms who love to lounge can rock these as slippers around the house, or wear them out to run errands in the snow. The low-profile height, classic color and warm shearling lining combine to create a classic winter boot she’ll wear for years to come.

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For the Laidback Mom

Everyday California Newbreak Sweatpants


Whether she’s headed to the gym, the school pick up lane or just relaxing at home, moms with a laidback sense of style will love these awesome sweatpants. These super-soft French terry sweatpants take relaxation to a whole new level, while offering a slimming tapered profile.

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For the Mom Who Loves Jewelry

Family Matters Necklace


If Mom loves being gifted beautiful jewelry come holiday time, honor her with this handmade 14K gold “Mama” necklace from Anthropologie. This pretty piece of jewelry is a nice way to let your mama know how loved she is—and she’ll get a beautiful reminder every time she looks in the mirror.

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For the Mom Who Lives in Leggings

Soma Smoothing Velvet Leggings


Soft, stretchy leggings are pretty much a mom wardrobe staple. If you know a mom who lives in leggings, add a little flair to her wardrobe with these high-quality velvet Soma leggings. The all-over velvet design looks trendy and beautiful, and feels super comfy for all day wear.

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For the Mom Who Has It All

Kate Spade New York Large Molly Leather Tote


Moms seem to always have everything but the kitchen sink on hand—an extra bandage, lip gloss, a hair tie, a cough drop, stain remover and whatever else you might need. Reward her for carrying that burden (literally) with this beautiful large leather tote bag from Kate Spade New York.

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For the Mom Who Loves Tech

iPhone 11


Give mom the tech upgrade she deserves with the new iPhone 11. This is a great gift for a number of reasons—the improved camera is perfect for all the photos she insists on taking, the durable design has some of the kid-proof features she needs, and the color selection is seriously amazing.

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For the Mom Who Needs a Spa Day

Relaxing Spa Gift Set


Love the idea of putting together a pretty gift set, but struggle with the perfect execution? Knack offers curated and customizable gift sets filled with high-quality products, packaged and ready to give. This calming spa set for Mom includes luxe bath salts, a durable glass water bottle, a gorgeous candle and more to give her the spa experience from the comfort of home.

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VitaCup Coffee


Moms will love this coffee that does double-duty....literally! You get your caffeine boost, plus a ton of essential vitamins. VitaCup gives the gift of flavorful gourmet coffees and teas infused with a signature blend of premium-quality vitamins, superfoods, and antioxidants, all specially-selected to support a range of health and well-being benefits!