Moms give all year long, so choosing a fantastic Christmas gift for this special woman is the least you can do. There are so many different types of moms out there. The moms who drink wine, the moms who love a fresh cup of coffee, moms who love to garden, entertain, or just need to relax. We made sure to find a variety of Christmas gift ideas for mom, no matter what she’s into. Below, we’ve broken down a few types of gifts best suited for each mom to make shopping that much easier!
Best Types of Christmas Gifts for Mom
When looking through our list of Christmas gift ideas for mom, keep in mind which category the gift falls into. Consider first what your mom enjoys, and then determine which type of gift she would be the most excited about.
You and mom hold so many special memories together. Throughout all of the time you’ve spent with her, there are sure to be a few things that would spark a memory of a sentimental moment between you two. For moms that love to reminisce on all of the good times, a sentimental gift will put the biggest smile on her face!
With all of the electronics and gadgets out there, you can be sure that there is something that would make mom’s life easier that she hasn’t yet discovered. No matter what type of mom the Christmas gift ideas you are brainstorming are for, just about everyone can appreciate something useful. Useful gifts give the gift of time, and we could all use a little more of that.
Gifts For Her to Pamper Herself
Whether the kids are grown, are still little, or if she has grandkids – she may find it difficult to schedule aside some time to pamper herself. Moms tend to put everyone else first and put themselves on the back burner. Giving that busy mom in your life, something that will give her a little reminder to pamper herself will help her to relax and have a little “me time.”
Gifts Based on Her Likes
Everyone has their own thing that makes them unique, and moms are no different. Some moms can’t start the day without a fresh cup of coffee. Other moms may jump out of bed in the morning sans coffee and tend to the garden. Consider what mom’s interests are, and give her something that aligns with her hobbies.
1. Polaroid Zip Wireless Mobile Photo Printer
This polaroid photo printer is great for just about every mom. Whenever family comes over, she can easily snap a pic without having to go to the store and have photos printed. She’ll be especially excited if she’s a scrapbooking mom! She’ll love how high quality the photos are, along with a little touch of remembering the days of using an old school polaroid camera.
2. I Love You Mom: And Here’s Why
Of all the Christmas gift ideas for mom, this is one that every mom is sure to appreciate. What parent doesn’t want to hear all the reasons they’re loved? This beautiful book allows you to sit down, think about all of the amazing things mom has done for you. Not only will her face light up with joy when receiving this gift, but you can enjoy thinking back on all of the beautiful things mom has done for you over the years.
3. AeroGarden Harvest 360
For the mom that loves to garden, there’s a good chance she doesn’t already have one of these. This easy to use indoor garden will allow her to bring the herbs inside. Not only is it mess-free by nixing the soil, but growing her herbs in water makes them grow 5x faster! The next time you visit mom, she’ll have fresh herbs for her famous dishes.
4. Temperature Control Smart Mug
There’s nothing worse than pouring a fresh cup of coffee, only for it to go cold as you drink it. This temperature control smart mug looks nice and will keep her coffee or tea hotter for longer. It’s easy to use and pairs directly to her smartphone so she can set the perfect temperature and even save preset settings.
5. Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer And Styler
Getting ready in the morning can take a big chunk of time out of your day, and we could all probably use a few extra z’s in the morning. When using the Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer and Styler, you can cut your hair styling time in half. Rather than blow-drying hair, brushing it, and then styling it – you can get it all done at once! For the mom who always loves to look nice, she can use this to have salon-quality hair in a fraction of the time.
6. Fruit Infuser Water Bottle
Spice up your water without adding a bunch of added sugar and chemicals. When mixing fresh fruit in a normal glass or water bottle, it can be a huge pain to clean it out. This water bottle has a special section for the fruit, so cleaning this is extremely easy. Get mom some fresh fruit and mint leaves along with the water bottle so she can enjoy a delicious glass of fruit-infused water right when she receives the gift!
7. Triple-Insulated Stemless Glass
There’s nothing like laying down on the sofa, watching your favorite show, and sipping a glass of wine. This stemless wine glass not only has a beautiful iridescent design but keeps her wine temperature controlled. It has a slip-resistant bottom and spill-resistant lid, keeping accidental wine spills to a minimum. Mom will enjoy sipping her wine from this beautiful stemless glass and be happy to know she won’t get a red stain on her white couch.
8. Technivorm 59691 KB Coffee Brewer
If mom makes a coffee run on the regular, why not get her something that will save her both time and money? This coffee brewer will deliver her a delicious cup of coffee right in the comfort of her own kitchen. Unlike a lot of coffee pots that deliver a not-so-great cup of coffee, this one controls the temperature of the water, which affects how smooth the coffee tastes. Give your mom a coffee maker upgrade with this professional coffee shop quality brewer.
9. Indoor Wireless Smart Home Camera
We not only want to protect our moms and keep them safe but also give them a sense of security. This indoor wireless smart home camera is great for just about any mom, but especially single moms who may have a little extra worry when being home alone. Connect directly to an Alexa or Google assistant for easy at home security. It has night vision and audio, so you get 24/7 security. Get her a few of these cameras for different areas of her home and outside her front door, and she’ll feel safe and sound knowing she’s always protected.
10. Robot Vacuum Cleaner
When wracking your brain for functional Christmas gift ideas for mom, you can’t go wrong with something that cuts down on cleaning time. Vacuuming is one of those chores that can end up being a daily task, especially for moms with small children, grandparents who often have the grandkids over, or just about anyone with a pet. With this robot vacuum cleaner, mom simply just has to turn it on, and it will do the rest. This vacuum is incredibly quiet, so it won’t disrupt her while she watches TV, listens to music, or talks with the family.
11. Furbo Dog Camera
Is mom also a dog mom? Dogs quickly become like family, and we miss our furbabies when we have to leave the house. For a mom who loves her pets and wishes she could see them all day, this is the next best thing. At any time, she can turn on her smartphone and see her furry friend, talk with them, and even give a dog treat! It has two-way audio, so mom can hear barking so she can soothe her dog with both her voice in real-time.
12. Essential Oil Diffuser
Moms, even with grown kids, are very busy people. Taking time to relax is so important not only for mom’s emotional wellbeing but she can better be there for everyone around her. Using an essential oil diffuser is an easy way to add a touch of relaxation to any room of the house. She can use orange essential oil to help invigorate her first thing in the morning, eucalyptus essential oil during a relaxing bath, or lavender essential oil to help her sleep.
13. Cookie Press
If your mom loves to bake, especially during the holiday season, she’s going to really enjoy this cookie press. Baking moms usually have a lot of baking gadgets to make all of their baked sweets look and taste amazing. Even though she has just about everything, she may not own a cookie press. This tool easily gives you the perfect amount of cookie dough and gives them a beautiful design with the click of a button! You can choose between the standard press kit, a Christmas design kit, or get her ready for the next season with a spring-themed kit.
14. Assorted Tea Gift Box Collection
Depending on the type of tea, it can provide a huge array of health benefits. With this tea gift box collection, you get 80 assorted teas for just about any occasion you can think of. Wake up with an energizing caffeinated tea, soothe an upset stomach with a peppermint tea, or relax before bed with chamomile tea. Once she’s used up all of the tea it comes with, the gorgeous box it comes in can store any teas she buys in the future.
15. Retro Classic Portable AM/FM Radio with Aux Input
Give your nostalgic mom a blast to the past with this retro classic AM/FM style radio. She doesn’t have to just stick to the radio stations with this modernized radio either. It has an Aux input, so she can listen to her favorite songs whenever she desires! It’s battery-operated, so she can carry this around the house while completing tasks without having to try and listen in the other room. She can take it with her on road trips, camping, to the beach or anywhere else she wants to listen to music!
16. Organic Herbal Bath Tea
Give mom the thoughtful gift of relaxation with this organic herbal bath tea. Containing organic lavender buds, calendula flowers, rose petals, and chamomile flowers, this bath tea will leave your mom in a state of zen after a long day of hard work. It comes with a little bag to place the tea in, so no worrying about cleaning up a mess afterward (the last thing you want to do after a relaxing bath). She’ll get enough for 3-4 calming baths.
17. Lacoste Fairplay Robe
Once mom gets out of the bath, you can pair the tea bath soak with this plush robe. She’ll feel like she just left the spa when wearing this! This would also be a great gift to pair with a spa trip to give her a full day of relaxation. You could easily make a set with a few of the pampering-themed Christmas gift ideas for mom to give her the full spa day experience.
18. Bamboo Cheese Board and Cutlery Set with Slide-out Drawer
Moms are known to be great entertainers. Creating the perfect appetizers, dishes, and creating an inviting environment is all apart of the day of entertaining. If this sounds like a mom in your life, she is sure to love this bamboo cheese board and cutlery set. It comes with a slide-out drawer with cheese cutting utensils, a spot to place a couple of glasses of wine, and a rim to hold all of the meats and cheeses in place.
19. Generations Necklace
For a mom that’s also a grandma to a beautiful granddaughter, this minimalistic necklace will give her a reminder of her beautiful family every time she wears it. It’s a dainty piece that looks great with just about any outfit. The first circle represents the grandmother, the second circle represents the mother, and the third represents the grandchild – all intertwined to represent the infinite love between the generations. If you have a little girl, this makes a perfect thoughtful gift for mom from the two of you.
20. Window Bird Feeder
If mom loves spending time outdoors, or simply enjoys watching nature outside her window, this bird feeder will bring her that much closer to the view! The crystal clear bird feeder suctions directly to glass, attracting birds right to her window. Everyone in the family, even pets, will love seeing different types of birds flying by and enjoy the birdseed.
Trying to come up with the perfect Christmas gift ideas for mom can be a little challenging. After all, you want to gift mom something she will love and cherish for years to come. With all of the different Christmas gift ideas for mom and types of moms and out there, thinking about what interests her can be a great starting point for choosing the perfect present. Christmastime is a time for families to come together and celebrate their love for one another, so you can’t go wrong with something sentimental either. No matter which gifts your choose, you’re sure to make your mom shine as bright as her perfectly lit Christmas tree!