Shopping for mom can be tough, but luckily there are plenty of great gifts out there if she has a cool personality. You have to size up your mom to know how she will react to certain gifts, and whether she will think they are awesome or not. We have picked out some gifts for cool moms out there, but it’s up to you to see whether these apply to your mom or not.
Solar Hummingbird Wind Chimes
Light up her life or at least her garden with this beautiful hummingbird windchime. Also suitable for indoor use, this windchime has a little solar panel that charges the unit while the sun shines, and allows the six stunning hummingbirds to glow and change color as darkness falls.
Aromatherapy Shower Steamers
If she doesn’t always have time for a long soak in the bath, but misses the whole bath bomb experience, treat her to these Cleverfy Aromatherapy Shower Steamers. Made with pure essential oils and nature identical fragrances, these little discs will produce wonderfully aromatic steam when placed on the floor of the shower.
Bonsai Starter Kit
Don’t you think an entire forest would make a cool gift for moms? This bonsai starter kit will let her grow four completely different miniature trees to keep her indoor spaces looking fresh and natural. Supplied with everything needed, she’ll grow a Rocky Mountain Pine, Royal Poinciana, Blue Jacaranda, and Norway Spruce.
Funny Blue Q Oven Mitt
If she has a lot of sass and attitude in the kitchen, this hilarious oven mitt will make a really funny gift. Designed in yellow and gray, this retro-style mitt features a rather comforting kitchen scene on the front, along with the words ‘droppin’ a new recipe on your ass’.
3-Tier Relaxation Tabletop Fountain
She can have her very own Zen garden indoors with this amazing HoMedics Indoor 3-Tier Relaxation Tabletop Fountain. Measuring roughly 8.1 x 7.25 x 8.25 inches, this beautiful fountain uses a delicate lighting system to provide a soothing glow, with the constant sound of gently running water as it flows through the tiers.
Gardener's Harvest Basket
Does she like to grow her own fresh fruit and vegetables in the garden? If so, help her with her harvest by giving her this attractive gardener’s basket. Made from wood with wire sides, the basket can be hosed down before bringing it indoors, removing all the soil and dirt from its precious cargo.
Snap N Strain Strainer
Free up some space and do away with that unsightly colander by giving Mom this handy Snap N Strain Strainer. Made from silicone so it can withstand the heat, this little gadget can fit inside any pot or pan, so the contents can be strained without the need for a second kitchen utensil.
Shiatsu Back Shoulder and Neck Massager
Give her the luxury of a massage every day with this shiatsu back, shoulder, and neck massager. Providing gentle warmth via the infrared system, this unit has three adjustable speeds, and is fitted with multiple rotating balls which turn while kneading the skin and reaching knotted muscles and stiff achy joints.
Shattered Glass Ceiling Necklace
Show her how much you admire all that she’s achieved with this stunning Shattered Glass Ceiling Necklace. Supplied with a 24” sterling silver chain, the pendant features a piece of mechanically broken glass that has been encapsulated between two solid glass panes, to represent the invisible limits that women must overcome.
Hanging Basket Hummingbird Feeder
How stunning is this hummingbird feeder? A beautiful feature for any garden, this feeder includes a brightly colored woven basket to hold the plants or flowers of her choice, and three hand-blown glass carafes which are attached to the sides, for holding hummingbird nectar that the delicate little visitors can feed from.
Murder Mystery Puzzle Book
If she fancies herself as something of a Sherlock Holmes, this book will keep her entertained for hours as she works to discover exactly whodunnit. Perfect for amateur sleuths and those with an interest in all things gothic, this book features 20 murders most horrid that she will have to help to solve.
Bamboo Cheese Board Set
This cheese board will make the perfect gift for anyone who loves entertaining, or even just having a platter of snacks handy when binge-watching on TV. Made from bamboo, the board includes a hidden drawer for storing the included knives and utensils, space for crackers, and a large surface for lots of tasty savories.
Funny Mom Coffee Mug
Most people enjoy having their own mug to drink from, and if Mom is no different, treat her to this funny but beautiful marble one. Available in gray or pink marble with gold lettering, this 14oz mug comes with a slightly risqué message on the side, and a matching coaster and golden spoon.
Birthstone Wishing Balls
Why settle for one wish a year when she can have 52? This stunning birthstone wishing ball has been hand-blown with clear and colored glass to represent her birthstone, and comes with 52 tiny slips of paper on which she can write her hopes and dreams, before slipping them inside the stunning sphere.
DIY Wooden Family Birthday Reminder Calendar Wall Hanging
Moms never forget other people’s birthdays, but this stylish and unusual calendar wall hanging will give her a visual reminder of all those special dates. Made from wood and measuring approx. 15.7” x 4.7” x 0.2”, the plaque comes with 100 blank discs to write on before hanging under their relevant months.
THE COMFY Oversized Sherpa Wearable Blanket
If her favorite thing to do is slip on her PJs and relax on the couch, let her do it even more comfortably with The Comfy. Oversized and slouchy, this massive wearable blanket is made from velour and Sherpa fleece, and even features pockets for keeping the remote close by.
Tree of Life Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet
Essential oil is a great way to relax or revive, but the smell can soon wear off. This bracelet makes a really cool gift for moms who enjoy aromatherapy, as it comes with 8 color felt pads for different scents, which fit inside the filigree tree of life locket on the front.
She’ll look 20 years younger every morning when she’s slept on this stunning mulberry silk pillowcase. Reducing fine lines and wrinkles by allowing the skin to glide across the surface rather than drag, this 100% silk case will also help to eliminate those bed-head hairstyles that usually follow a good night’s sleep.
Sunflower Garden Grow Kit
Even cloudy days will be full of sunshine when she has these beautiful blooms in her garden. Packaged inside a recycled egg carton, which can be used to start the seedlings off, this kit contains everything she’ll need for growing six heirloom varieties of sunflowers, including the 9 -12ft Classic Mammoth.
Mom Nutrition Facts Coffee Mug
Show your mom that you know exactly what she brings to the table with this cute mug. Made from white ceramic and holding approx. 11oz, this mug has a table printed on both sides which features the ‘nutritional facts’ of a supermom, including 1000% unconditional love and 400% mama bear instincts.
If she likes indoor plants and loves wise old birds, she’ll go crazy for this set of six owl planters. Too cute for words, these planters each feature an adorable owl design, and measure approx. 2.2” x 2.2” x 2.4” making them ideal for succulents, bonsai trees, and other small plants.
This rose will make a stunningly cool gift for moms who love flowers, but are always sad when they wilt and die. Captured beneath a clear glass dome, the breath-taking iridescent single stem is enveloped in tiny LED lights, which create the most beautiful shimmering glow when switched on.
ArtPix 3D Personalized Photo Crystal
Most mothers love to show off their family photos, but if you want to give her a way to do it that’s totally different, take a look at these personalized photo crystals. Weighing 1.1lbs, this attractive rectangular block can be etched with the photo of your choice for a unique memento.
Hamilton Beach Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker
Turn the tables and make breakfast for Mom instead of the other way round with the Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker. In just 5 minutes, this handy gadget can produce two perfectly constructed sandwiches, using eggs, cheese, cooked meats, and of course the all-important bread (or leave it out for paleo/keto fans).
Window Bird Feeder
Taking the time to stop and appreciate nature is so important, but it’s something we don’t always do. Give her the chance to enjoy birdwatching with her morning coffee with this clever window birdfeeder. Attached to the outside of the window, it will give her unrivalled views of her feathery visitors.
Air Compression Leg Massager
There are few things more relaxing than a leg and foot massage, but if Mom doesn’t have anyone to oblige, this Leg Massager will do the trick. Using air compression instead of rollers, this gentle but effective device comes with six massage modes, three intensity levels, and three degrees of heat.
BLZK Wireless Earbuds
She’ll be able to listen to her music when exercising, even in the pouring rain, with a pair of waterproof BLZK wireless earbuds. With an automatic repair function, these discreet buds will provide 5 – 7 hours of playtime from one single charge, and are tilted to ensure the most comfortable fit.
DIY Mochi Ice Cream Kit
Does your mother love Japanese food but craves something sweet to finish the meal? Give her this DIY Mochi Ice Cream Kit, and she will be able to create a dessert that’s soft and chewy, but filled with her favorite frozen pud. All she’ll need to add is the ice cream and sugar.
Outdoor Wine Table
The ideal way to make drinking al fresco even more relaxing, this outdoor wine table will make a thoughtful gift. Handmade from Baltic Birchwood, this collapsible table features a stake for securing into grass or sand, and can hold a bottle, two glasses, and a bowl or plate of snacks.
Mom Ceramic Ring Dish
Remind her every day of how much she means to you with this sweet and simple trinket dish. Measuring approx. 3.9″L x 3.9″W x 0.6H, this white dish has gold colored detailing around the edge along with a single heart, and the message ‘Remember I love You Mom’ on the inside.
It's Moms Turn to Wine Rack
Mothers tend to be the ones everyone goes to because their ears and hearts are always open, but sometimes even the most patient of parents need their own downtime. This rack can hold four glasses and five bottles, and features the words ‘It’s Mom’s Turn to Wine’ on the front.
Give mom this supply of chill pills and she’ll be able to relax instead of stress out when things get extra hectic. It’s a cute way to supply mom with Reese’s Pieces or M&Ms, and get a laugh out of her at the same time.
This photo puzzle is not only fun to put together, but really special because it’s a family photo of all of you. The bag is what really drives it home, as it says “Love you to pieces” and has all of the puzzle pieces inside.
New moms will love wearing these matching beanies with their new babies. It also helps keep that new baby’s head warm during their first winter. This gift is two cute and is definitely going to generate some pics for social sharing.
Nothing beats fresh herbs, and it doesn’t get any fresher than growing them right in the kitchen. Mom will love this indoor herb garden if she’s always buying herbs from the store, or complaining about not having enough herbs on hand. This features a decorative white picket fence that the herbs grow next to.
William Shakespeare's Star Wars
If mom loves Star Wars and Shakespearean poetry, she will definitely love this hybrid retelling endorsed by Lucasfilm. It takes the Star Wars saga and tells it in the prose of Shakespearean verse. Star Wars never sounded so proper, and if your mom isn’t a fan, but loves Shakespeare, this may be a way for her to appreciate it.
Psychedelic Cat Sweater
Try not to look directly into the cat’s eyes on this psychedelic t-shirt. They’ve matched the color of the cat’s eyes with the pattern surrounding it so it’s very trippy. If your mom is a cat lover, she’ll definitely love to have this as part of her collection of quirky cat shirts.
Weed Money Coin Purse
You’ll have to use your personal information that you have on your mom in order to know if she’ll be in need of this gift or not. It’s a coin purse that is specifically designated to hold pot money, keeping it separate from everything else so it doesn’t get accidentally spent on other things.
These bowls are great because they nest into each other, taking up very little space for such a big collection of bowls. You can decide between different sets, from 5 pieces to 9 pieces and they’re sure to stack nicely inside of each other. A solid addition to any kitchen.
Unlikely Friendships Book
This book is loaded with stories of unlikely friendships between different animals. Moms love this sort of thing because it shows that under certain circumstances it doesn’t matter what our differences are we can still be friends. It’s a lesson she no doubt tried to instill in you, and this message shows that you learned it.
Molecular Gastronomy Kit
Show Mom how to cook amazing food using common ingredients. This uses science in order to turn conventional dishes into gourmet caliber treats. If mom loves to cook and is always looking for new ways to cook old favorites, this is the kit for her. It’s something any food-loving mom will enjoy.
Lego Brick Mug
LEGO brick tomorrow I will get your mom building like she was again. You’re able to Construction things right onto it, creating your own themes right on the mods. It gives you her something to do while the coffee is kicking in. It’s BYOL with this mug, and it’s made from food safe plastic.
Vino2Go Portable Wine Glass
If Mom likes her wine she surely has come up with times when she needed a portable wine glass, but didn’t have one. This glass is men to travel, and even though it might get bumped around it won’t spill a drop of wine in the process. It’s like a sippy cup for merlot drinkers.
This is a sleeping bag shaped like a person, with arms and legs, so you don’t have to worry about the sleeping bag coming undone in the middle of the night. It’s sure to keep you warm all night long, even if you are tossing and turning. The manufacturer says you don’t have to sleep like a mummy anymore.
Colour Me Ginger
This book is full of uncolored red-heads, so all she’ll need to do is give them their fiery red locks. It’s part of a series of coloring books for adults, and will get mom coloring like a kid again. Makes a great rainy day activity, and can also be used as a gag gift if you don’t think she’d actually use it.
Here’s a purse that not only holds your smartphone, but charges it too. It’s got a battery in it that’s far bigger than the batter your phone came with, so you can talk two or three times longer than normal without missing a beat. Simply plug the purse into a USB outlet to charge it back up when you’re back home.
Make mom’s time in the kitchen a little easier with the Garlic Zoom. It’s a garlic chopper that takes a tedious task and makes it easy in a snap. Just roll it around and the garlic gets chopped. If she wants finer pieces she just has to roll it longer.
Animal Butt Magnets
This is more of a gag gift anything else, chances are most moms are not going to want bunch of magnets that look like animal’s back ends. But if your mom’s an animal lover, you might be able to make a pretty good joke with these. It features an assortment of animals derrieres and creates quite the menagerie on the refrigerator.
Even though it has a silly name, this lip balm is not a joke. It is made with all natural ingredients, and is sure to impress your mom if she is something of a balm aficionado. It comes in a variety of flavors, so the hardest part is trying to figure out which one mom will like best.
Periodic Shower Curtain
The shower curtain is great for a nerdy mom that loves her science. It comes with the entire periodic table of the elements on it so she can look at it each day as she gets out of the shower to brush up on her skills. If she likes to watch The Big Bang Theory this is the shower curtain for her.
Random Crap Tin
This tin looks just like any other antique tin for holding collectibles, but it is specifically designed to hold random crap and it says so right on the lid. She may have a tin for everything else, but doesn’t have anywhere to put certain things. That makes this one nice to have around to clean up all the extra stuff that doesn’t have a place.
Magical Unicorn Slippers
These magical unicorn slippers are quite whimsical, and are sure to make mom happy every time she puts them on in the morning. With the winter season comes plenty of cold mornings where it’s great to step into a pair of slippers first thing in the morning. Unicorns make any product better.
Pug Face Shirt
Pug dogs tend to get cuter the longer you own them, and if mom has gone pug crazy she’ll love to wear this shirt which depicts a wrinkly little pug in full glory. The face is what gives a pug its distinctive look, and it is captured here in lifelike detail.
Flip Alarm Clock
This flip alarm clock is pretty clever. Right side up it shows the time and the alarm time as well. Flip it upside down to turn the alarm off. The time flips too so it’s still easy to read. This is an effective way to wake up because you have to perform an action and not just hit a button.
Kitchen Mushroom Garden
If your mom loves the taste of mushrooms, give her the joy of making her own right in the kitchen. This mushroom garden comes with everything she’ll need to start growing her very own little mushroom stash for use in any recipe that calls for them, or just as a salad or dipping item.
Nail Rock Caviar
This nail art looks like a bunch of little beads all stuck to the nails, and may be preferable over regular polish. It’s definitely eye catching, and if your mom has a spunky personality or loves the attention these will bring, it’s a thoughtful gift she’s sure to get a lot of use out of.
Mommy and Me Aprons
Here’s a great gift to give to mom and her little helper in the kitchen. It’s a set of mommy and me aprons that gives a matching apron to each and makes them feel extra special when they’re working together to create a culinary masterpiece.
Hand Sanitizer Holder
If mom is always fishing through her purse for the hand sanitizer, make it easy for her to find it with this hand sanitizer holder. It clips to the outside of her purse so it’s always ready to use, and she can open it and squeeze some out without taking it out.
Promises Gift Bucket
Promises never tasted so good! This gift bucket features Dove Promises, with heartfelt promises inscribed on each one that are sure to tug at mom’s heartstrings. It’s the sort of sentimental gift that moms love, plus chocolate!
Custom Mom Card
This custom card is sure to make mom smile because of its cute visual play on words and the saying “Mom you are the bomb.” Of course the real magic happens when you right a meaningful message on the inside of the card.
(Also read: 28 Good Birthday Gifts for Mom from Sons)