17 Quarantine-Approved Mother’s Day Gifts

4 min read|Apr 30, 2020|fbtwitteremail

Mother’s Day looks a little different this year. Maybe you’re celebrating with your own mom on Zoom. Maybe you’re looking for a way to say ‘you rock’ to a friend who’s now WFH, homeschooling a toddler, and doing everything in between.  

So we rounded up gifts to help you celebrate all the moms in your life...the socially distant way. For when they’re tired. Or hangry. Or happy. Or stressed. Or all of those things at the same time. Oh, and if you're saying ‘it me,’ we invite you to treat yo' self. Happy Mother’s Day. 

For when she’s basically the sommelier of the mom-friend group...

Vinebox E-Gift
$158/6 months or $288/1 year. Vinebox

Each box comes with nine glasses of wine from all over the world. Delivered right to her doorstep. Aka nothing to whine about.

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For when she’s head of the neighborhood virtual book club...

Kindle Paperwhite
$129.99+. Amazon

Every title she can imagine, ready to download. Plus it’s waterproof so she can read in the bathtub. Kid interruptions not included.

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For when she’s turning her home office into a greenhouse...

Tough Stuff Collection
$65. Bloomscape

This trio of plants is easy to care for (beginners welcome) and can handle low to bright indirect light. Now she can brag about being a plant parent, too. 

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For when sleep is just somebody that she used to know...

Nodpod Sleep Mask
$42. Amazon

A sleep mask that’s designed to block out all light. And features a warm and cool side. So she can get to sleep quickly when she actually has time to. Tired moms, assemble. 

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For when her graphic tees are always a hit on Zoom happy hours...

Tough as a Mother Shirt
$35. The Bee & The Fox

Add one that suits her. Pairs well with jeans, the sweats she’s been wearing all week, and her ability to heal any boo-boo.

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For when she’s usually creating her summer travel itinerary…

Atlas Coffee of the Month Club Subscription
$9/half bag, $14/bag, or $28/double bag. Atlas Coffee Club

Give her the gift of java from all over the world. She’ll get a monthly delivery of freshly-roasted coffee, along with brewing tips. She may not be able to jet set, but her tastebuds can.

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For when you truly don’t know how she does it...

Super Mom Keychain
$14.95. Rifle Paper Co.

Remind her how strong she is. Because you’re pretty sure she could take on Lex Luthor and find a 24-pack of toilet paper, all in a day’s work.

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For when she’s looking to give back to mothers just like herself...

CV x Every Mother Counts Sweatshirt
$125. Clare V.

A cozy sweatshirt. All proceeds are donated to Every Mother Counts, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping moms all over the world. So far they’ve raised over $50,000 to provide support during the pandemic.

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For when she’s binged every season of “Chopped”...

The Essentials Spice Collection
$99.99+. The Spice House

Get ready for some home-cooked meals. This set includes 24 spices that’ll enhance breakfast, lunch, and dinner. She’s pretty much one of the pros now.

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For when she’s obsessed with capturing every moment...

Mom’s One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book
$13.22. Amazon

Now she can. Like her baby’s first smile, step, and word. Happy tears sold separately.

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For when you can’t be together to celebrate this year...

Mother & Daughter Necklace
$39. Dear Ava

A necklace that reminds her how close you are. Even when you’re apart. The interlocking circle design is a symbol of your bond. Plan for her to brag to all her friends about it on Facebook.

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For when she’s accepted that pajamas are the new OOTD...

Supersoft Pajama Set
$69.95. L.L.Bean

Organic cotton for the win. Aka they’re soft and good for the earth. Oh, and they won’t shrink. Hi, we see you adding your own set to cart, too.

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For when she’s really indulging her puzzle habit these days...

Gallery of Five Custom Puzzle
$34.99+. Shutterfly

Select up to nine photos of the fam for her next challenge.  Just make sure she doesn’t lose a puzzle piece. Or you’ll never hear the end of it.

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For the honorary mom who’s always there for you...

Mother’s Day Card
$3.49. Etsy

Not all mom figures are blood-related. And you may have someone else you want to celebrate. Show her how much you appreciate her with a heartfelt message.

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For when her kid’s noodle artwork has taken over the fridge...

Kids Drawn Art Print
$41+. Minted

Might as well make it permanent. To start, upload a photo of the masterpiece. It’ll be transformed into a foil-pressed, letter-pressed, or standard color print. The museum is calling.

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For when she’s really missing her routine mani-pedi...

The Everything Box
$80. Olive & June

This 14-piece set includes everything she needs to clean and buff her nails. Plus, they have a wide bottle handle that makes it easier to paint. Without getting polish all over. Phew.

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For when she filmed every childhood talent show…

Legacy Box
$59.99+. Legacy Box

She’s not a regular mom, she’s a cool mom. With Legacy Box you can turn your old home videos, baby tapes, and film negatives into digital files. She’ll get the originals back, plus the new version to watch on her iPad. The process takes four to six weeks, so maybe give her flowers in the meantime.

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


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