Mother’s Day Gifts for New (& New-ish) Moms

published Apr 23, 2015
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All mothers deserve to be feted on Mother’s Day and especially new and new-ish moms whose children are too young to really show their appreciation for 4am feedings, wiped noses and hundreds of diaper changes. Here are ten gift ideas to welcome these moms to the club:

  1. Some days it feels like everything is a blur. This journal will help her remember how she spent her days without being a burden → Mom’s One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book, $9.57 on Amazon
  2. Remind her she’s still a person, not just a mom by giving her something just for her, like a necklace → Trina Turk “Nature Lab” Gold-Plated Teardrop Collar Necklace, $119.19 on Amazon
  3. Forget purses, pare down for the playground with a phone wallet to hold just the essentials → Fossil Sydney Embossed Zip Phone Wallet, $65 on Amazon
  4. End the day by lighting a relaxing candle → Crash Lotta Jansdotter Vimla Soy Candle, $24 on Amazon
  5. Have a million pictures of the baby but mom is MIA? Get her in the picture with a handheld remote → Muku Shuttr Selfie Remote, $39 on Amazon
  6. A weekend away? Yes! → BAGGU Weekend Bag, $49 on Amazon
  7. Parents have to keep hydrated during all those stroller walks and playground outings → KOR Delta BPA Free Water Bottle, $15-33.99 on Amazon
  8. She’ll have fun trying out all these scents. Throw one in the stroller, one in your bag, one in the glove box… → Crabtree & Evelyn Hand Therapy Sampler, Paint Tin, $60 on Amazon
  9. Flagging near the end of the day? These chocolates are a real treat and pick-me-up → TCHO Chocolate Bar, Tcho-a-Day, $18.46 on Amazon
  10. She’ll put a lot of miles on stroller – may as well track them and feel good about the extra exercise! → FITBIT Zip Wireless Activity Tracker, $59.95 on Amazon