“Mother is another word for love.” –unknown
Most moms will tell you that the sacrifices she makes for the love of her children goes without explaining. I personally believe that it’s by the divine presence of love within her, which is gracefully expressed through her role as a mother, is what naturally makes her want to move heaven and earth to ensure that her family feels equally loved, protected and cared for as much as possible. And that's why, during a year where valuable relationships have become even more meaningful, it’s good to take time this Mother’s Day to reconnect, be present and thank them for all the love and support that they continue to give unselfishly, and to show sincere appreciation for all that they are.
But this is also why it can be hard sometimes to find the perfect gift to give to someone who has given you just about everything. But know that whatever gift you decide to give, or however you choose to celebrate your mom and the mom-figures in your life this season, be sure to give in the same way in which they have given to you throughout the years- with love and from the heart.
Simple, thoughtful gestures with sentimental meaning can go a long way. Whether it's for mom, grandma, an aunt, a sister or a friend, you can always find something at Hallmark for every type of mom for Mother’s Day. Hallmark has a selection of over 2,500 unique greeting cards with a variety of thoughtful and personal messages to celebrate and affirm your special relationships. You can also find other gift ideas at Hallmark for self-care and home decor. In addition, you may also like these luxury gift ideas available at Nordstrom:
Silicone Oven Mitt Set, ($40) - For the mom that loves to cook, this oven mitt set from Five Two by Food52 is made from BPA-free silicone and durable cotton, it's also dishwasher safe. The style extends up your wrist and forearms for extra protection.
Leopard Heart Print Leather AirPods Case, ($325) - This stylish leopard print molded leather case by Saint Laurent will make your AirPods look extra chic and fierce. It's designed with a foiled logo and an antiqued removable key ring.
Interlocking G Sterling Silver Key Ring, ($395) - For mom's who love to flaunt their designer signature style, this ornately etched version of Gucci's iconic interlocking-G logo is rendered in antiqued sterling silver and dangles from a trio of coil-style key rings.
Osea Gigartina Therapy Bath Soak, ($48) - Give the gift of self-care with this restorative seaweed bath soak that's great for all skin types. It contains wild gigartina seaweed providing a luxurious bathing experience that helps hydrate and nourish skin. It's also paraben-free, sulfate-free, phthalate-free and silicone-free.
Theragun Mini Percussive Therapy Massager, ($199) - Get muscle relief anywhere and anytime with this portable pocket-sized percussive therapy device. It comes with a soft case, standard ball attachment and power adapter. It works as an emergency tension tamer for moms on the go.
Noshinku Travel Size Hand Sanitizer, ($10) - This convenient travel-size organic hand sanitizer is blended with 70% alcohol derived from organic sugarcane. It also contains jojoba, argan, rosehip and coconut oils to effectively clean your hands while hydrating, refreshing and protecting your skin. It's also paraben-free, sulfate-free, phthalate-free and silicone-free.
Package Free Zero Waste Lunch Kit, ($50) - For the environmentally conscious mom, this zero waste, handy set has everything she needs to transport, consume and clean up her meals. It features a stainless steel container with an airtight lid, a silicone sandwich bag, bamboo utensils and an organic-cotton napkin—all packed into a logo-printed drawstring bag—it's perfect for packing lunch or getting take out on the fly. It's also BPA- and BPS-free.
Splendid Pillow Soft Pajamas, ($78) - This pajama set is for the mom who loves lounging and relaxing at home. Made with a notched-collar top and drawstring-waist pants in a variety of chic and sweet patterns.
Le Labo Rose 31 Perfume Oil, ($152) - An alternative way to experience Rose 31 for those who wish to use perfume without alcohol. It's vegan-friendly and it also softens skin and hair.
*Notes include: rose absolute, cumin, vetiver, musks, cedar, agarwood, olibanium, amber, guaiacwood, cistus.
Top photograph by Annie Spratt
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