No matter the gifting occasion, you want to wow your mom. She spent years of her life providing for you, and now you’re in a place where you can *kind of* return the favor.
While she probably won’t say no to a new high-tech vacuum or kitchen appliance (you’ll find a couple on this list), make sure not to pigeonhole your mother by looking only at “standard mom gifts.” Instead, consider gifts that are actually for her and don’t just have to do with stereotypical mom pursuits, an all-too-common issue we’ve seen on other gift guides aimed at moms.
Your mom should revel in her own glory with gifts that make her feel smart, sophisticated, and valued. Consider what she does when she has no one putting demands on her time — then shop for those moments. Here are over 40 ideas to get you started.