Fun Gifts for Moms

by Hilary Braaksma

Fun Gifts for Moms

Moms spend most of their time making sure life is fun for everyone else—whether it’s making sure the birthday party is a hit or planning family vacations. Repay the favor with one of these fun and fabulous gifts to show her just how much you appreciate her.

Floral Gardening Gloves

Floral Gardening Gloves

Best Stocking Stuffers for Mom with a Green Thumb: Floral Gardening Gloves

We know, it's winter gloves season. But, for moms with a green thumb, these beautiful gardening gloves from Anthropologie are just perfect. She can go ahead and pot a pretty plant without worrying about the pretty manicure she just got. So lovely, she'll wish they were made for the snowy weather too. ($24;

asos zodiac makeup bag

Air Sign Zodiac Bag

Zodiac Bag and Makeup Brushes

Whether she’s an earth sign, air sign, fire sign, or water sign, we know the mom in your life will adore this cute bag and the makeup brushes inside! The velvet bag has a foil imprint of whatever element she falls under, with eight brushes that will have her absolutely starry-eyed. ($79;


ombre ceramic teapot

ShopBop Ceramic Teapot

Ombré Ceramic Teapot

This gorgeous teapot is as fabulous as it is functional. The pretty pink ombré and subtle gold accent trim on this kitchen basic are sophisticated enough to make it double as decor. Not to mention anything involving caffeine is a great gift, especially for new moms. ($60;


birkenstock strappy sandal

Strappy Sandals

Birkenstock Strappy Sandals

The Birkenstock sandal is the quintessential mom shoe—and we’re not mad about it. Give her a slightly updated version of the comfy classic with this style. The thin straps and criss-cross detailing with the super-comfortable footbed make this a sure winner. ($100;


personalized sleep mask

Mother’s Day Monogrammed Sleep Mask

Sleep Mask

A sleep mask is one of the best gifts for new moms, or honestly, any mom. If the mask actually helps her get some sleep, it’s the greatest gift of all time. And if it doesn’t? She’ll still feel super glamorous—especially with this monogrammed version. ($20;


apple watch series 3

Apple Watch

Apple Watch Series 3

What mom couldn’t stand to go hands-free? This Apple watch comes in a fun rose gold color, syncs with her iPhone to deliver push notifications to the watch screen, has 18 hours of battery life, and has built-in GPS. Helping her put her phone down will be the gift that keeps on giving. ($329;

tiffany haddish last black unicorn

The Last Black Unicorn

The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish

Comedian and Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish’s collection of personal essays is as hilarious as it is inspiring. Treat a mom you know to some serious laughs and encouraging stories when you give her this New York Times Bestseller. ($26;


floral initial stationary

Personalized Stationary

Personalized Stationery

Know a mom who loves to drop little notes in the mail? This set of personalized stationery from Rifle Paper Co. is a gorgeous way to brighten her day. You might even get a handwritten thank you note in return. ($85;

pastreez macarons



Not local to the mama you’re trying to give your gift to? No worries! Have these delicious handmade macarons shipped anywhere you need—the company originated in France but has a location in California that ships to the US. This gift box lets you send 20 macarons, with any combination of 12 flavors. ($42;

sheet mask gift set

Let’s Get Sheet Faced Gift Set

Let’s Get Sheet Faced Mask Set

This set of 14 sheet masks is a gift any mom will love. Each sheet mask is made from eucalyptus fibers and soaked in a treatment serum. The masks range from a brightening “Up All Night” mask to a relaxing “Un-Wind” face mask. ($25;

fawn bag brown

Fawn Designs Bag in Brown

Fawn Design Bag in Brown

Know a brand-new mom who deserves the very best gift? She’ll love this diaper bag that looks like a regular (but fabulous) messenger bag/backpack crossover. It’s functional enough to fit everything she and baby need, but cool enough that nobody will suspect she’s using it to tote blankies and bottles. ($160;

kitchenaid mixer

KitchenAid Stand Mixer

KitchenAid Mixer

 A KitchenAid stand mixer is the holy grail gift for moms who love to cook and bake. They’re built to last for years, and look great left out on the counter, so you can be sure it will be appreciated and remembered for a long, long time. ($545;

backtalk palette

Urban Decay Backtalk Palette

Urban Decay Backtalk Eye & Face Palette

Moms hate back talk—unless you’re talking about his Urban Decay eye and face palette. Urban Decay is famous for producing high-quality, super-popular makeup palettes that flatter all shapes, shades, and style preferences. This one is sure to be a hit! ($46;

dangle earrings

Starburst Dangle Earrings

Starburst Dangle Earrings

Help her feel a little more fabulous with these starburst dangle earrings. The dainty jewelry is super trendy and will give her a great reason to get dressed up and have a night on the town. ($38;

blowout kit

Dry Bar Blowout Kit

Blowout Kit

Okay, so maybe you can’t get Mom a recurring appointment at Drybar, but you can bring the benefits straight to her with this awesome Blow Dryer kit from the famous blowout salon. It comes with a blow dryer, two hair clips, a detangler brush, and six signature Drybar hair products. Talk about a steal! ($199;




A Roomba is truly the gift that keeps on giving! Any mom who’s tired of sweeping up cheerios, dog hair, and whatever else will be beyond thrilled to receive this. When she uses the app on her phone, she can track where the robot vacuum has been, and it can be used with Alexa. Sign us up! ($375;

everlane modern loafer

Everlane Loafers


These Everlane loafers are totally classic and beyond comfortable—perfect for any mom’s needs. You can opt for timeless black, or choose from eight other colors. If you need any more convincing, consider that they’re a favorite of Angelina Jolie, who is pretty much an expert at the whole stylish-mom thing. ($168;

chanel perfume

Chanel Chance Perfume

Chanel Chance

Chanel’s Chance perfume is just as intriguing and recognizable as their more-famous No. 5 perfume, but with a lighter and more modern twist. This is a great pick for moms who love luxury beauty products, but aren’t afraid to buck tradition. ($62;

letter board

Letterfolk Board

Letter Board

Know a mom who lives for funny or motivational quotes? A letter board is the gift she needs and deserves. Not only are they cute and customizable, but their trendy aesthetic looks great in any space. Go ahead and put it together ahead of time with one of her favorite quotes before you wrap it up and give it to her. ($140;

pajama set

JCrew Pajama Set

J. Crew Pajama Set

Help her relax with this comfortable, stylish pajama set from J. Crew. The classic cut and color with go with any mom’s sense of fashion, and it will be a welcome replacement for the old t-shirts she’s been rocking since having kids. If you really want to impress her, you can have it monogrammed for only $10 more! ($70;

diptyque mimosa candla

Mimosa Candle

Diptyque Mimosa Candle

Paris perfumer Diptyque is famous for being masterful with scents, which means mom is guaranteed to love this one. Treat her to a luxury candle, and all the relaxing times that come with it. ($35;

wireless headphones

FRENDS Wireless Headphones

Wireless Headphones

These wireless over-the-ear headphones from FRENDS are gorgeous and perfect for a mom who loves to listen to tunes, audio books, or podcasts while she goes about her day. ($278;

RABLABS coasters

Gilded Coasters

 RABLABS Lumino Gilded Coasters

Agate coasters trimmed in 24 karat gold? Uh, yes please! We can’t think of a more luxurious way to protect the coffee table from juice box leaks and sippy cup condensation rings. These also have rubber stoppers on the bottom to prevent slips and spills. ($175;

 Monogram Lidded Jewelry Box

Monogram Lidded Jewelry Box

Best Stocking Stuffer for Bedecked Moms: Monogram Lidded Jewelry Box

When you want to get something that's not only special but also quite thoughtful, monogrammed gifts are a good way to go. We love this sweet, petite jewelry box for mom from Anthropologie. The handpainted stoneware and hand-applied decal have a precious, vintage feel. Perfect for rings, delicate chains, stud earrings and other treasures. ($14;


monogram keychain

Anthropologie Fringed Monogram Keychain

Fringed Monogram Hooks

Know a mama who’s always misplacing her keys? (Aren’t we all?) These pretty letter hooks are great gifts—especially if you’re looking for the best gifts for new moms, who are known to be a little more scatterbrained than usual! ($22;