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Mother’s Day is coming up May 12th. Do you have plans yet? Have you gotten a gift for your mom? Moms are way too important not to plan for. So, aside from peace and quiet, here are a few ideas on ways to make her smile and remember this Mother’s Day.

For the New Moms

The best gifts for new moms are things that save time and small comforts for sleep-deprived parents like super-soft mix and match pajamas you can find at Soma or a subscription to Shipt or Instacart!  They’ll 100 percent appreciate the thoughtfulness of not having to run to the grocery store when they need things for dinner, but the baby is napping. 

For the Floral Loving Mom 

Does your momma like flowers? Most do, but there are a couple of different options here. For those who like to get their hands dirty in the garden, pop over to your local nursery or gardening and landscaping store and grab a few of their favorite florals. You can purchase pre-potted arrangements or pick out a few flats for your mom to make their own combination. There are also options for those who are less inclined to garden but prefer fresh cut. If that’s the case, check out thebouqs.com who offers really unique florals that she’s sure to want to show off.

 For the Mom Who Needs Quiet

The one thing moms can never get enough of is alone time, and there are many ways to give her that. She might have a preferred massage location or yoga spot that you can grab her a gift card at. Or even better, book her an appointment and prepay! She’s sure to love this alone time especially when everything is taken care of.

For the Active Mom

The best gifts for active moms are obviously activities! If your mom is a gal who likes to work out, then maybe buy her a few sessions to try out a new studio in your area. If they are someone who likes to be outdoors, think about gifting her a season pass to your state park. With a pass, they can explore some really great land throughout the state.

For the Artistic or Crafty Mom

If your mom is one who loves to get crafty and make things, why not sign her up for a local workshop? Find one for decorating florals, creating candles, or hand lettering. Pouring candles is also very fun and maybe more her style. If so, sign her up for a candle pouring workshop in your area.

For the Foodie Mom

Treat your mom to a nice Mother’s Day brunch and no dishes afterward. No one wants to do the dishes on Mother’s Day. No. One. So make reservations at her favorite, local restaurant. Enjoy each other’s company while enjoying some great eats too  I don’t think many would say no to brunch. And if you can’t make brunch happen, then grab her a gift card to one of her favorite spots to eat around town.

For Any Mom

Maybe she wears jewelry but likes finer pieces. If that’s your mom, find a local jewelry craft store where the ladies there will be able to create something custom or help find you something perfect that’s readily available from their beautiful collection. If you think something a little simpler might work, pick up a monogram necklace. There’s also amazing silhouette necklaces on Etsy if you have time to order. Check out LEILAjewelryshop or GracefullyMadeStudio for unique and heartfelt necklaces. 

And if you aren’t able to figure anything out and all else fails, chocolate. Chocolates are quick and much loved. Pick out her favorites. Truffles, along with a handwritten card, and love are sure to please. As long as you make sure you give mom a day to relax and let her know how much you appreciate her and love her, you will win her heart over. Moms don’t hear these affirmations often enough, and usually, they are the icing on the cake to make for a perfect Mother’s Day  along with chocolate.