Last Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas | theSkimm
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Mother’s Day sneak up on you? Same. Deep breaths. We rounded up last-minute gifts that will make Mom smile and maybe even happy-cry.


For the mom who’s inspired by your plant collection…


Help her branch out. Gift her these hard-to-kill plants from The Sill. They have a monthly subscription service that sends potted plants in a soil mixture that makes sure they stay healthy. So her first plant babies can grow into successful plant adults. Just like you.





For the mom who never invested in quality cookware…


Do it for her. This Great Jones saute pan slash skillet is the ultimate kitchen multi-tasker. It works for cooking everything from steak to frittatas, and it’s easy on the eyes. PS: the pans won’t ship in time for Mother’s Day, but an e-gift card can be in her inbox asap.





For the mom who was all about the chore chart...


Keep up the good work. Go in on this Shark robot vacuum. It wanders the house and cleans up on its own. Aka the opposite of what you did as a kid. Payback, gifted.





For the mom who Skimms on the reg…


Buy her the book. “How To Skimm Your Life” comes out on June 11th and covers everything from personal finance to stress management to global politics. Oh, and wine. Bonus: we made you a printable Mother’s Day card to let her know it’s pre-ordered.





For the mom who unwinds with wine…


Join the club. Expand her palette with a subscription to Winc. How it works: she’ll take a quick quiz, then get a custom wine delivered every month. Psst...she can rate the bottles after each batch to tweak recommendations.





For the mom who works around the clock…


Eye can relate. These J. Crew glasses filter blue light and eliminate screen glare. Meaning, they’re a smarter way to stare at the computer. Work, wiser.





For when you have an honorary “mom” in your life…


Get them a card. Not everyone celebrates Mother’s Day the same way. And you don’t need to be a mom to be appreciated. Here’s a printable card for the person you want to celebrate today.






For the mom who has a lot on her plate…


Fill her cup. Mistobox is a coffee subscription service that sends fresh ground beans right to her kitchen, er...mailbox. With every delivery, she can stick with her favorites or try a new brew. FYI, there are over 500 coffees to choose from.





For the mom who gives the best advice…


Tell her she’s wine in a million. This glass lets the world know she’s worked hard for her pinot. Bonus: It’s already wrapped. Cheers.






For the mom who has a bookcase in every room…


Stock her shelves. Get her a Book of the Month club subscription. They curate five reads every month, and she gets to pick the one she wants.






For the mom who’s also a dog mom…


Throw her a bone. Celebrate your canine sibs with a Furbo dog camera. So mom can keep an eye on them when she’s out. Spoiler: they’re sleeping...and you want to watch, too.





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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