Mother’s Day Gifts to Split With Your Siblings

Published on: Apr 15, 2021fb-roundtwitter-roundemail-round
Mother's Day gifts to split with your siblingsLindsay Lange

If you’re looking to get the mom in your life something extra-special this year — especially if she never splurges on herself — we found some gifts that’ll do the trick. From bigger-ticket items to subscriptions that keep on giving. They’re the perfect options to split with siblings or other family members. So you can shop smarter and make her Mother’s Day memorable. Win-win.

For more gift recs, check out our guide on Mother’s Day gifts that’ll make her day easier.


turn old photos, baby tapes, and videos into a digital file to share with family and friends
A digital keepsake of all your old family photos and videos…

It’s pretty simple. Legacybox will take outdated VHS tapes, photos, cassettes, negatives, and more. Then the magic happens. In six to eight weeks, you’ll receive those originals back, plus a new digital version via thumb drive, DVD, or as a download from the cloud. So she can rewatch baby videos, talent shows, and all those soccer games she taped. And save them to her phone to share with others. Get the tissues ready. ($59.98+, Legacybox)

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structured leather tote that can be monogramed
A structured tote made from Italian leather…

It’s sleek, lightweight, and roomy. The exterior is water- and wear-resistant. And it comes with an interior zippered pouch for valuables. It’s the everyday essential she can throw over her shoulder before running errands. You can even monogram it for free. ($215, Leatherology)

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hand-knit cotton weighted blanket in multiple colors
A weighted blanket to help her get a more restful sleep…

Because no one loves tossing and turning. Evenly distributed weight while she snoozes can help produce a deeper sleep, plus more serotonin and less cortisol. Aka more relaxing vibes and less stress. It’s made from hand-knit cotton (not tiny artificial beads typically found in weighted blankets), so it feels soft and breathable. Sweet dreams. ($249, Bearaby)

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monthly subscription box for moms filled with goodies and sweet treats
A monthly subscription box that’s all about mom…

It’s packed with things she’ll love. Like coffee pouches, skincare masks, chocolate, spa necessities, and more. Each month is themed differently, so she’ll always have something to look forward to. She’ll also get a curated Spotify playlist in each box, along with tips and tricks for self-care at home. ($35.99/month, Cratejoy)

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coffee and book monthly subscription box for moms who love to read
And a coffee and book subscription to keep her sipping and reading…

Each box includes a classic read, a beverage, and themed goodies. If she’s not a coffee lover, no worries. You can replace it with either tea or hot chocolate. The genre of the book changes monthly, and she can swap it out if she’s already read it. Bookworms unite. ($39.89/month, Cratejoy)

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heart-shaped photo collage
A heart-shaped photo collage any mom will ‘ooh’ and ‘awww’ at…

Finally a place to showcase all those precious family memories. The print is fully customizable, comes in various sizes, and has a wide array of frames to choose from (you can also buy it unframed). There are 30 photo slots in total, so a spot for every sibling, vacation, holiday spent together, and more. We guarantee she’ll hang it within the first hour of opening.* ($29+, Minted)

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enamel-coated dutch oven
A low-maintenance Dutch oven that pretty much cooks for her…

All she has to do is add ingredients. She can make soups, stews, and sauces, cook meat, and even bake bread. Plus, the (super) versatile kitchen tool is easy to clean. It’s meant to last ages, so we recommend hand washing. And with such a chic design, it’ll look great going from stovetop to dinner table. You can also check out matching skillets and cookware sets here. ($110+, Food52)

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Turkish cotton robe in gray
A Turkish cotton ribbed robe she’ll never wanna take off…

There aren't many things we can say about this robe except that a) it’s incredibly soft, and b) it’s a nighttime staple. Aka a gift she’ll use again and again. No need to wait for her next hotel stay. (We firmly believe everyone deserves to end the night wrapped up in one.) We suggest pairing it with these cozy matching slippers. ($109, Parachute)

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mochi ice cream variety pack
A collection of mochi ice cream that’ll fully satisfy a craving…

The best part? With this variety pack, she won’t have to choose which flavor is best. She gets them all. The box includes matcha, red bean, vanilla chip, chocolate, passion fruit, lychee, black sesame, ube, salted caramel, strawberry, espresso, and coconut. Bonus: dairy-free options are also available. ($70, Mochidoki)

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levain bakery assorted cookie pack
And a bundle of the famous Levain cookies she’s been wanting to try…

Introducing the chunkiest, gooiest, and (arguably) best cookies of all time. Based in New York City, this women-owned bakery creates cookies that are beyond delicious (they also make breads). This pack comes with chocolate chip walnut, dark chocolate chocolate chip, dark chocolate peanut butter, and oatmeal raisin. But don’t fret — the cookies can also be found in the freezer section of Whole Foods Market stores. The biggest problem will be whether or not to share them. ($27+/4 pack, Levain Bakery)

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monthly wine subscription
A wine subscription so she always has a bottle she likes…

You can choose from a one-, two-, or three-month subscription. She’ll be able to redeem that gift card and set up her palette profile. And see what experts recommend, with the flexibility to choose her own bottles (up to four a month). Everything will get shipped directly to her door. Happy hour has arrived. ($60+/one month, Winc)

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three-inch thick mattress topper made from memory foam
A memory foam mattress topper so she feels like she’s sleeping on a cloud…

This one is 3 inches thick. And backed by 25 years of Tempur-Pedic innovation, so you know it’s legit. The cover can be removed and washed, while the topper material responds to your body’s weight, shape, and temperature. If she’s a hot sleeper, you can upgrade the topper to a cooling one, with a cool-to-the-touch cover. ($239.20+, Tempur-Pedic)

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google nest front door doorbell camera for added security
A Google Nest doorbell camera so she can see when packages arrive…

And if there’s someone knocking on the front door. The camera allows for a head-to-toe view, so she won’t need to peek out from an upstairs window (especially when a visitor isn’t expected). When someone arrives, the phone app she can download will alert her. She’ll even be able to talk to visitors without opening the door. Safety 101. ($179, Bed Bath & Beyond)

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durable suitcase with a hard outer shell, inner laundry bag, and four wheels
An Away suitcase so she can (finally) get back to traveling…

Safely, of course. This suitcase is built to last, and has a durable outer shell to protect all her precious personal items. It’s got a built-in, TSA-approved lock, 360-degree spinner wheels, a hidden laundry bag, and compression straps. Psst...we have this suitcase and really love it. It’s sturdy, rolls smoothly, and has room for everything. We’ve had it for years and it barely has scuff marks. ($275, Away)

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dyson hairdryer that can dry and smooth hair quickly and with less frizz
A Dyson hair dryer to protect her locks from heat damage…

Consider this the ultimate splurge. This hair dryer works ultra fast (trust us, we’ve used it) to make sure her locks are smooth, minus the extreme heat damage. Did we mention it can increase shine and decrease frizz? Because it can. The package also includes a barrel styling brush, a detangling comb, a heat mat, and three different nozzle attachments. If you’re not convinced yet, the hair dryer has 4.7 out of 5 stars, with over 2,000 reviews. For the mom who loves to style her hair, it really is the gift that’ll keep on giving. ($399.99, Dyson)

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PS: These are editorially selected, but if you purchase, theSkimm may get something in return. PPS: If something’s out of stock, oops, it was there when we published. Thanks.

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