Birthday Gift Ideas For Mom

When it comes to mom’s birthday, it can be difficult to decide what is best to get her. The most important thing of all is to remember that special date. Not only to just remember it but to give her a call on the actual day and wish her a Happy Birthday. This will make your mother happier than any gift you can think of. There is hardly a mother in the world who won’t be melted by a birthday call from her child or children. This is just the beginning however, you need to come through with a really special birthday gift. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Gift card

Moms are notorious for not doing much for themselves. They are always thinking about others. This is your chance to give back. Getting mom a gift card to a spa or a nail salon will give her an excuse to pamper herself just a little. If you know where she usually goes then that is even better, it shows that you are paying attention and that you know her well enough to know where she goes to get her nails or hair done. Don’t worry if you don’t know the exact place, get her a gift card that she can use at many different places, there is sure to be one on the list that she has always wanted to try out.

Another gift card that will be appreciated is a card to her favorite restaurant. She can go out to lunch with her girlfriends or dinner with dad, but whatever she chooses she will not have to cook and clean-up after the meal and that is a gift in and of itself.


If you mom has a Pandora bracelet, getting her a Pandora charm, especially one that really highlights something meaningful to her will make her very happy. Alex and Ani is another way to say something really special to mom. She may say you shouldn’t have but don’t believe her, she is very glad that you did.

A special gift

This gift requires a little thought and maybe even a little sneaking around. If your mom loves to read, getting her the latest book from one of her favorite authors along with a special bookmark will delight her. If she is a crafter, you can get her some new pattern books, materials that she may need or a gift card to her favorite craft store.

A club

If your mom loves chocolate, signing her up to receive a special chocolate treat once a month is an exciting gift. If she is a cheese lover a cheese club, a fruit club, a wine of the month club. You get the idea, no one knows what your mom would love more than you, make it fit your mom and it will delight her.

These are just a few general hints about things that may make your mom grin from ear to ear on her birthday. Anything that you do yourself she will also love so if you are a great chef, bring over a meal or a dessert.

Moms love getting pictures of their kids as well, so a new picture of you in a great frame will probably bring tears to her eyes. Birthday gift ideas for mom just need to be personal to your mom.

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