Mother’s Day is less than a week away! If you’re still stumped on what to get, we’re here to help. (Bonus: The women entrepreneurs featured in our Mother’s Day gift guide are moms themselves.) We’re not paid to promote these products; we just like them. Read on, then get to shopping. Or forward this list to someone in your life who needs ideas.
1. Chic Scarves from Mamachic
Price: $49 – $69
Living out of suitcases shifted Angela Tsai’s priorities, causing her to value versatile, durable goods over showy items. It also put her on the hunt for a multi-purpose garment to don during messy mom moments — and while running errands or having brunch. When she didn’t find a solution, she made one herself, then sold it through Mamachic. With a range of colors and patterns, there’s sure to be one for the busy mom in your life.
2. Sweet Potato Confections from G&K Sweet Foods
Price: $15 – $20
For mothers with a sweet tooth, these are a great idea. And, they’re all about family. “I wanted to pay homage to my family legacy and pass down to my daughter the wonderful recipes that my great-grandmother, grandmother and my still-living Mom have shared with our family,” founder Gay Wheeler-Smith told us. Get a large pie for a family party — or a small one she can keep all to herself.
3. Luxurious Pajamas from Recliner
Price: From $50
Rebecca Smith’s soft, breathable pajamas are indulgent, and ideal for any moms in need of some rest and relaxation. (So, all of them.) She designs, makes and sells robes and pajama bottoms and tops in high-quality fabrics, different cuts and a variety of atypical prints, including newspaper pages and city skylines.
4. Adjustable Heels from Tanya Heath
Price: $200 and higher
These shoes are great for the fashionista mama who would love to wear an eye-catching heel and a comfortable flat all in the same day. Heath makes chic shoes with interchangeable heels that allow women to change heights depending on their needs of the moment — low heels around the office, mid-height during a business meeting, sky-high for dinner out — and sells them around the world.
5. Pampering Supplies from Be Green Bath and Body
Price: From $5
Is there a mother in your life who needs a spa day? (The odds are good!) Bring the pampering to her with facial serums, body oils and other green goodies from this online shop. Its founder, Karen Roche, has been going and growing strong for a decade, in part by catering to gluten, soy and nut allergies, as well as having vegan offerings.
6. Relaxing Puzzles from Puzzlebilities
Price: From $15
For game-loving moms, these puzzles made by Beverly Nance offer a way to spend time with family, or a quiet respite from the demands of the day. Best of all, you can personalize them! Upload a beloved photo of children or pets for Mom to assemble.
7. Eco-Conscious Outfits from Faubourg
Style doesn’t have to fall by the wayside after growing your family. (Though if it does, we don’t blame you.) For those looking to help a mama reconnect with her fashionista self, female founder Priscilla Debar can help. Her online boutique offers an easy way to pick up high end, sustainable dresses, skirts, blouses and more.
8. Pound Cakes from Janie’s Cakes
Price: From $22
Here’s another delicious gift idea. Janie Clapp and her daughter, Katherine Crow, ship pound cakes of various sizes to locations all over the nation. Carrot, chocolate, cinnamon, coffee — whatever flavor the woman of the hour prefers, can be hers by placing one easy online order.