23 Wonderful Christmas Gifts for Mom (2020 Guide)

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Looking for Christmas Gifts for Mom? Here Are Some Great Ideas!

Are you wondering “what to get Mom for Christmas”? You are definitely not alone! There are lots of different mom gift ideas – from unique gifts for mom to practical and useful gifts for mom. Even if you have a mom who doesn’t want anything, a meaningful gift can still be a nice touch!

Our families aren’t crazy into gift-giving, but that doesn’t stop us from buying something small and meaningful for Christmas. So, here are 23 great Christmas gift ideas for mom. Have a look and check out any that you think might work for yours (or the motherly figure you’re buying for).

If you are looking for more gift inspiration – such as Christmas gifts for dad – have a look at some of our other gift guides:

Great Christmas Gifts for Mom

There are lots of great mom gifts out there – and many of them work well for Christmas! On our list full of Christmas presents for mom, we included gift ideas in different price ranges.

This mans that you should be able to find something good – even if you only want to spend a small amount of money. We really like the snarky mom coloring book as an affordable Christmas gift, for example!

Mom Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book

For the mom that loves coloring and letting her creative side shine, think about an adult coloring book. With great designs and relatable scenes to fill in, this makes a great gift for a mom with a bit of downtime.

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Mom Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book
$8.99
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Cricut Machine

If you have a mom that’s crafty and into DIY projects, then a Cricut machine could be the perfect mom Christmas gift! Not only can she create all types of personalized items with this machine, but there are also lots of tutorials available online to try new things!

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Cricut Joy Machine - Compact and Portable DIY Machine For Quick Vinyl, HTV Iron On and Paper Projects
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Self-Care Subscription Box

Are you looking for a gift that can help your mom reduce stress? Then a self-care subscription box might be a great choice! The TheraBox comes with one happiness activity as well as different wellness goodies that are a great treat for any mom that wants to relax a bit more!

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TheraBox - Self Care Subscription Box
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SmartSleep

Have a mom that loves sleep and wants more than a simple alarm clock? Think about getting her a SmartSleep. These great gadgets can do more than just read the time – they are also a built-in light therapy unit that you can set to help her sleep and more!

Philips SmartSleep HF3520/60 Wake-Up Light Therapy Alarm Clock with Colored Sunrise Simulation and Sunset Fading Night Light, White
$123.52
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Infused Sea Salt Sampler Set

For the mom that’s into cooking and creating in the kitchen, these infused sea salts might make a great present for Christmas! You never know what flavor pairing you might come up with when you have these great sea salt options available.

The Natural Sea Salt Sampler - 6 Flavors
$19.79 ($6.60 / Ounce)
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Robot Vacuum Cleaner

If you have a mom that you want to splurge on, think about a RoboVac. Great for use on multiple surfaces, this is one of those gifts that can be a real time saver – allowing any mom (or any person who does the vacuuming, for that matter) to enjoy their time the way they want and not be cleaning up dust and dirt!

eufy by Anker, BoostIQ RoboVac 11S (Slim), Robot Vacuum Cleaner, Super-Thin
$149.99
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Essential Oils Kits

Do you have a mom that is into lovely scents and aromatherapy? Then consider a set of essential oils as a Christmas gift for mom. With many different scents to choose from, there’s no shortage of relaxation. Don’t forget to also get a great diffuser – if she doesn’t already have one!

Lagunamoon Essential Oils Top 6 Gift Set Pure Essential Oils for Diffuser, Humidifier, Massage, Aromatherapy, Skin & Hair Care
$9.99
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Fitbit

For the active mom in your life looking to take their fitness to the next level, think about a Fitbit. This top industry name creates a solid piece of tech that is generally easy to use and is full of useful functions like tracking heart rate, telling time, and more!

Fitbit Charge 4 Fitness and Activity Tracker with Built-in GPS, Heart Rate, Sleep & Swim Tracking
$144.00
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Mother-Daughter Necklace

If you’re a daughter looking for a great gift for mom, think about a symbolic necklace made from sterling silver. This is a great gift that can pack on lots of meaning and it also looks really nice, too!

EFYTAL Mother Daughter Necklace - Sterling Silver Two Interlocking Infinity Double Circles
$39.95
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Kindle Paperwhite

Does your mom like to read and you’re looking for a higher-end gift? Consider a Kindle! These eReaders are such a great way to save space when it comes to reducing the amount of physical books you have. They are also great for travel since a Kindle is lightweight and packs well due to it’s small size.

Kindle Paperwhite – Now Waterproof with 2x the Storage
$129.99
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Wooden Bath Caddy

Another gift on the list of affordable to mid-range Christmas gifts for mom is a high-quality wooden bath caddy. This would make a great gift for the moms that love a good bath! It’s perfect for holding a drink while enjoying a relaxing bath!

ROYAL CRAFT WOOD Luxury Bathtub Caddy Tray, One or Two Person Bath and Bed Tray, Bonus Free Soap Holder (Natural)
$49.97
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Air Fryer

Looking for a food prep gift for mom that can help her cook a little more healthy? Think about an air fryer! Air fryers are great because they can make lots of different items with little or no oil required. We actually really like air fryers because it’s a great way to easily prepare a meal.

Secura Air Fryer 4.2Qt / 4.0L 1500-Watt Electric Hot XL Air Fryers Oven Oil Free Nonstick Cooker
$78.43
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Yoga Pants

Not to be too stereotypical but every mom should have a comfortable pair of yoga pants that she loves and wears all the time. If your mom doesn’t have any yet, this might be a gift idea for you to buy. Comfortable and stretchy, these pants even have pockets for all their mom storage needs.

IUGA High Waist Yoga Pants with Pockets, Tummy Control, Workout Pants for Women
$21.95
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Eye Massager

For the mom who spends a lot of time looking at computer screens during the night, might appreciate a gift like a face/head massager. This one specializes on the eyes and temple region and can help relax and reduce tension.

SereneLife Stress Therapy Electric Eye Massager
$48.65
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Assorted Tea Collection

If your mom is big into tea and has a nice place to store it, check out this assorted tea collection as a Christmas gift. We have a wooden tea box similar to this one and we love the way it looks in our kitchen. To be fair, we also love the tea inside!

Wissotzky Tea Magic Tea Chest, Assorted Tea Gift Box Collection w/ 80 Assorted Teas
$39.99 ($0.50 / Count)
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Vacuum Sealer Machine

For the mom that loves to be in the kitchen creating or entertaining, consider a vacuum sealer. This is a great way to store food and prep meals for later. Using a vacuum sealer is also a great way to save money there’s generally less food waste created when you can properly seal/store food items!

GERYON Vacuum Sealer Machine, Automatic Food Sealer for Food Savers w/ Starter Kit
$72.99
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Tablet Stand Holder

If you have a mom that loves her tablet, think about a tablet stand as a great gift. This adjustable stand is compatible with lots of different devices and can make all the difference when watching videos, reading recipes on the kitchen counter, and more!

UGREEN Tablet Stand Holder Adjustable
$11.99
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Facial Scrub

If you have a mom in mind that values her skin – and specifically her face – then why not gift her a high-quality facial scrub? This formulation has honey, walnut, and moisturizing properties that do a number of things all at once!

Era Organics Microdermabrasion Facial Scrub & Face Exfoliator
$15.45 ($7.72 / Fl Oz)
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Essential Oil Diffuser

For the mom that is into essential oils, this is a great oil diffuser to check out. This diffuser pairs well with oils already mentioned in this guide and comes with the option for different colored lights to set the mood.

VicTsing Essential Oil Diffuser, 300ml Oil Diffuser with 7 Color Lights and 4 Timer
$29.99
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Chocolate Covered Cookies

If you have a mom who is big into indulging in chocolate (let’s be serious, there are many) then an assorted gift pack of chocolate covered cookies might be the perfect gift. These cookies are also great for the sweet tooth in the family!

Laptop Tote Bag

For the working moms and the moms-on-the-go, check out this laptop tote bag. This great bag has a nice design and is also functional – which is always a good thing to look for in a product. This fact is especially true for products that carry important things like a laptop!

Laptop Tote Bag,15.6 Inch Laptop Bag for Women Classic Laptop Case Work Bags for Women,Brown
$38.99
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Moisturizing Hand Cream 

If you’ve got a mom that’s always complaining about dry hands and/or skin, consider the gift of Aveeno. This well-known brand has been helping with dry skin for years and we also it from time to time. We like the fragrance-free kind, too.

Aveeno Skin Relief Intense Moisture Hand Cream with Soothing Oat and Rich Emollients for Dry Skin
$5.35 ($1.53 / Ounce)
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Weekly & Monthly Planner

In case your mom is always juggling calendar dates, think about getting her a weekly and monthly planner. Equipped with a pen holder, this is a great gift – the gift of organization!

Planner 2021 - Weekly & Monthly Planner 8.5" x 6.4", Jan 2021 - Dec 2021
$6.62
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Things to Consider When Buying Christmas Gifts for Mom

When buying a gift for a mom for Christmas, definitely have a think about a few buying points. Most of these Christmas ideas for mom aren’t a big fail if you get it wrong but a robot vacuum (for example) might not be great if it doesn’t work on the floor material in the house!

Price and Quality

Price doesn’t always equate to a higher quality but it is often the case when it comes to electronics. If you are going for something more expensive like a fitness watch, usually opting for the actual brand name and not a knock-off will ensure that you get a great product. That said, you could get an iPad tablet stand and it might be super cheap and solid quality and it ends up being the best gift, ever!

Affordable Christmas Gifts for Mom

Affordable gifts for mom don’t mean that you “you don’t care as much”. Cheaper gifts work great as stocking stuffers or for buying a few of items and combining them into one larger “gift pack” type of gift.

Some of these more affordable gifts are also a “no-stress” gift in the sense that if Mom doesn’t like it, you didn’t spend a ton anyway!

Mid-range Christmas Gifts for Mom

Mid-range gifts for moms are always a good option because they can serve many purposes. Most of these gifts are great standalone gift ideas.

If the gift is cheaper – and you’d like to get your mom a little more -, you can always get two mid-range gifts to make one larger gift or one mid-range and one smaller to make a smaller, two-part gift. There are lots of options for mid-range gifts that fit a variety of interests so have a look on our list above!

High-end Christmas Gifts for Mom

High-end gifts for a mom for Christmas are a bit more of a financial investment. For many of these kinds of gifts, you will want to make sure that you do your research beforehand to see if it’s something Mom wants in the first place.

If this is the case, do more research to get the right brand/model if there are more than one! We love the idea of an eReader but not all moms like to read!

Purpose

This one can be self-explanatory but we are going to explain it anyway. Definitely have a think about the purpose of the gift you are buying and the intended receiver. Does your mom use essential oils? Does your mom like to read so much that she would actually use an eReader? These are things to ask yourself before buying any mom gifts.

Bruce has bought gifts for his mom over the years but they just haven’t worked out (didn’t get used) because it wasn’t something that his Mom would work into her daily life/interests. She likes chocolate a lot – so he just usually buys chocolate. Simple!

And there you have it – 23 of the best mom Christmas gift ideas across a bunch of price ranges! In the end, just keep your Mom and her interests in mind when you buy and you should find something that works well for her. And remember, Christmas isn’t just about the gifts anyway!

As always, Stay Curious,
-B&L

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