Mom Must-Haves :: 20 Gift Ideas for Every Type of Mom


If you’ve got some special ladies in your life but you’re stuck on what to get them, here are 20 ideas to show your love and appreciation. Whether it’s your best mom friend, mother-in-law, grandma, or mother figure, you’ll find a little something for everyone!

Rope Chain Bracelet

This dainty, stylish bracelet is the perfect way to easily complete any outfit.

3-in-1 Wireless Charger

For the busy mom, here’s an efficient way to get all of her devices juiced up at once.

Family Faceoff

What happens when you mix together trivia, charades, name that tune, and a scavenger hunt? This wholesome game that’s guaranteed fun for all ages!

Water Bottle

Keep those mommies hydrated with one of these well-insulated, BPA-free, leakproof bottles. They come in so many pretty colors!

Belt Bag

With enough space for the essentials (phone, keys, and snacks), every on-the-go mama needs one of these versatile bags.

Electric Griddle

Make mornings easier with this spacious electric griddle, complete with a warming tray. Bonus points if someone else does the cooking!

Silicone Ice Cube Trays

Help a mama forget her responsibilities for a moment with extra “cool” drinks (see what I did there?).

Marble Cheese Board

Whether she loves hosting or just wants a well-decorated kitchen, this beautiful board gets the job done.

Glass Pie Pans

From apple pies to quiche, the baking mommy will get plenty of use from this set of two inexpensive, high-quality Pyrex pans.

Electric Mug Warmer

We all know those ladies that forget to drink their coffee while it’s hot. Give her a hand with an electric mug warmer.

Handheld Drink Whisk

Nothing makes someone feel fancier than frothing their own milk or quickly mixing their own drinks.

It Ends With Us 2-Pack

Sometimes we all need an escape. These two bestselling novels will help your favorite mommies drift off to the romance and drama of Colleen Hoover-land for at least a few hours.

The Stories We Tell

Who doesn’t love Joanna Gaines? She wrote this book to encourage and inspire all women (and men) on their journeys through life.

Woven Bag

Make every day feel like a beach day with this handmade, environmentally friendly tote.

12 Knotted Headbands

These fashionable headbands will instantly make a tired mama feel polished and put together.

Dip Powder Nail Kit

We don’t all have time for a nail appointment, but this kit is an easy way to DIY a glam mani at home.

Garden Tool Set

Nothing makes you feel grounded like digging into the earth and growing something beautiful.

Coloring Book

This funny, relatable coloring book will leave any mom laughing, relaxed, or both.

Fuzzy Slippers

Plush slippers are an instant path to pampered and cozy.

Head Massager

Although a massage by someone else would be optimal, a nice head scratch at the end of the day can be an incredible way to unwind.

What items would you add to this list?



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Tasheena Ticer
Tasheena is a California native who moved to Columbia in 2018. She married her college sweetheart in 2013 and they’re raising two strong-minded daughters, ages seven and five. Tasheena has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education with a minor degree in Child and Family Science. After working as a kindergarten teacher, she transitioned to life as a stay-at-home mom when her second daughter was born. When she isn’t compulsively decluttering and obsessively meal planning, Tasheena enjoys yoga, reading, living room dance parties, and creating content about motherhood on her blog, She is passionate about helping moms spend meaningful time with family, raise empathetic children, and live more mindfully.


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