40 last-minute Mother’s Day gifts for every type of mom

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Your mom is unique and that’s why we’re presenting a variety of Mother’s Day gifts to choose from, whether she loves cooking, hates cleaning, or wants to trick out her home office or home entertainment center. We also included some options to help your mom relax – something she probably doesn’t do enough – and gifts that will just make her life easier. And these gifts are also ideal for grandmothers, stepmothers, aunts – as well as wives, daughters, nieces, and friends.

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Gifts to help Mom relax

When Mom gets out of the shower, she’ll love drying off with this set of organic bamboo and Turkish cotton towels. Each piece is hypoallergenic and repels odors and allergens. The 3-piece set includes a bath towel, hand towel, and washcloth, and is available in a variety of colors, including harbor grey, blue lagoon, blush, and stone.
Cariloha Organic Bamboo and Turkish Cotton Towel Set, $49, Amazon
Mom will sleep well on the well-made hybrid mattress. Since it’s a hybrid, it has both memory foam (with zoned support that’s softer under the shoulders and firmer around the hips, waist, and lower back) and also resilient springs to provide lift and support. The top layer is made of breathable foam to increase airflow, which means Mom won’t wake up hot and sweaty.
Casper Sleep Original Hybrid Mattress, $1,695, Amazon
Photo courtesy of Crane and Canopy This comforter from Crane & Canopy boasts a fun cloud print and is very durable and easy to care for. The cotton shell is made of 100 percent long-staple cotton, woven in a 300-thread count, and is hypoallergenic and machine washable. Add a set of sheets to complete the look and create a dreamy bedroom.
Page Grey Comforter, $219, Crane & Canopy
Photo courtesy of Authenticity50 Here’s something else to help mom stay cool when she sleeps at night. These pillows have a cool polyester case (which is also washable) to help mom rest comfortably. The pillows can also be customized, which means that she can unzip the side of the pillows to add or remove fill, which allows her to find the perfect level of fluffiness or firmness.
Custom Comfort Pillows, $160 at Authenticity50
New moms may find it hard to relax while worrying about their baby in another room. However, this smart HD baby monitor (with a touch screen viewer) will let her remotely pan, tilt, and zoom the camera to see what her little angel is doing. It even includes infrared night vision, room-temperature monitoring, two-walk talk, and soothing sounds and lullabies.
Hubble Connected Nursery Pal Premium, $128.95, Amazon
After a long day, Mom will love soaking her feet in this footbath, which has four soothing massage rollers, a heat boost to increase the water temperature, and a soaking salt dispenser for her favorite bath salts. The splash guard keeps the water from spilling onto the floor, and the toe-touch controls are easy to use.
HoMedics Salt-N-Soak Footbath, $69.99, Amazon
Another gift to help mom relieve sore muscles is this deep tissue massage gun. It can be used on her shoulders, neck, legs, calves, back, or feet to relax muscles and relieve pain. The massage gun has five speeds and seven massage heads (there’s even an anti-cellulite head). Since the massage gun is battery operated, it can be used anywhere, and the battery lasts for up to eight hours before it needs to be recharged.
Turonic GM5 Massage Gun, $179.97, Amazon
Mom can sit back, relax, and enjoy her favorite book anywhere with this Signature Edition Kindle. This ad-free model has a glare-free screen, and the 32 GB of storage lets her keep thousands of books on it. Since the reader is waterproof, Mom can even read by the pool or while taking a bubble bath. In addition, the device charges wirelessly, and the battery life lasts for weeks.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition, $189.99 at Amazon

Gifts to help Mom in the kitchen

Photo courtesy of American Kitchen A quality cookware set just makes meals taste better (and it also looks much better in the kitchen!) This five-piece professional-grade stainless steel set includes a three-quart saucepan with a lid, a 12-inch sauté pan with a lid, and a 10-inch nonstick skillet. The pans are oven safe to 500 degrees, and the skillet is oven safe to 400 degrees. Don’t forget to add a stock pot so Mom can make your favorite spaghetti or chili.
5-Piece Family Cookware Set, $660, American Kitchen
Carbon steel cookware is a great choice for Moms who love to sear, grill, and fry. Since it’s heavy-duty without the need for artificial coating, as the cookware is seasoned, it will naturally become nonstick as well. The Mineral B collection includes an 11” Country Fry Pan with high sides, which is great for stir-frying and deep-frying, and the cast stainless steel handle allows it to be used in the oven. Also, the Oval Roasting Pan is ideal for the oven or even on a grill and can be used to roast seafood, meat, and veggies. In addition, the 8” Fry Pan is the perfect size for Mom to make eggs or cook a meal just for herself.
de Buyer Mineral B Cookware, $54.95 and up, Amazon
Help Mom to stop drinking sugary fruit drinks and easily turn her own fruit into delicious drinks with this electric hands-free juicer. It’s easy to use. Just slice the fruit in half, place it on the machine, and press the button. The juicer can be used with oranges, grapefruit, lemons, limes – any citrus fruit no bigger than 4.5 inches.
Vinci Hands-Free Electric Citrus Juice, $99.99, Amazon
What Mom doesn’t love STAUB? And this two-piece ceramic oval baking dish set in cherry (also available in black and white) is not only beautiful but also scratch-resistant. In addition, the set is versatile, and can be placed in the freezer, used in the microwave, and is also oven safe up to 572 degrees.
STAUB Ceramics 2-Piece Oval Baking Dish Set,$49.95, Amazon
Art And Cook Coffee Maker This adorable Art and Cook Coffee Maker won’t take up much space on Mom’s countertop. It’s only 9.65 inches in height, and can quickly brew 10 ounces of coffee. Plus, Mom can use either K-Cups or ground coffee in it. The coffee maker is available in several colors, including pink, blue, and black.
Art and Cook Coffee Maker, $61.99, Wayfair
Mom can easily and quickly make all of her favorites with this high spend blender, which has a built-in twist tamper. The blender has five preset programs: extract, smoothie, frozen, spread, and bowl. In addition to the 34 oz. power pitcher with drizzle cap, Mom also gets a 24 oz. single-serve cup with a lid, and an 18 oz. nutrient extraction single-serve cup with a lid – making it easy for her to carry her freshly-blended beverages wherever she goes.
Ninja Twisti High-Speed Blender, $119.99, Amazon
Mom is accustomed to storing left-over food in Rubbermaid containers. However, the company also makes glass baking dishes that are lightweight (compared to regular ceramic) and can withstand oven and broiler temperatures up to 550 degrees. The containers resist breaking and cracking, are stackable, and also have lids.
Rubbermaid 2-pack Glass Baking Dishes, $37.99, Amazon

Gift for Moms who hate cleaning

Mom can banish stuffy air with this humidifier, which uses evaporative humidification, so it won’t spray a mist of water or white residue on floors, walls, etc. And since the water tank is on the top, it’s easy to fill the humidifier – even while it’s still running. Plus, Mom can control the humidifier via her smartphone, and it is quiet enough to be next to her bed while she sleeps.
Smartmi Humidifier, $139.99, Amazon
No one wants to lug a heavy vacuum cleaner around, and with this lightweight cordless vacuum cleaner, Mom can charge and then use it for up to 60 minutes before it needs to be recharged. In addition to vacuuming floors and carpeting – with a light on the front that makes it easy to see into dark spaces – the vacuum cleaner has a crevice tool, round brush, and mini-motorized tool for cleaning tabletops, furniture, and more. Mom can also connect via Bluetooth to the Proscenic App to view status reports and get troubleshooting help.
Proscenic P11 Smart Cordless Stick Vacuum, $259 at Amazon
If Mom likes to sit on the patio or porch but finds it too hot, this cordless outdoor fan lets her enjoy the best of both worlds. Since the fan is cordless, she can move it anywhere she wants a breeze. Of course, the fan can also be used indoors as well. It has 7 blades, and depending on which setting is used, can last from 3 to 20 hours before the fan needs to be recharged. Also, connecting with the MI Home App allows Mom to control the fan remotely.
Smartmi Cordless Pedestal Fan, $119.99, Amazon
Weighing less than two pounds, this ultra-lightweight vacuum is barely bigger than a mop; however, its slim body allows Mom to clean in tight spaces that are hard to reach with other vacuums. It has an extended tube to use as a regular cordless stick vacuum, in addition to a mopping module with disposable mopping cloths, and also includes a mini motorized pet brush, and a two-in-one crevice tool. The vacuum has a max run time of 20 minutes before it needs to be recharged.
Eufy by Anker Home Vac H30 Infinity Cordless Vacuum, $199.99 Amazon
Of course, with a robot vacuum, Mom doesn’t have to lift a finger. This robot vacuum combines 3000Pa suction with a floating rolling brush and a side brush, so it can loosen and scoop up debris from both hard floors and carpets. And the best part is that Mom can choose to start, stop, and schedule cleanings from her smartphone, or even use Alexa and Google Home.
Yeedi Robot Vacuum $299.99, Amazon
You probably grew up with bottles of Clorox under your sink or in the laundry room, but the company also makes a pretty good air purifier. It’s designed for large rooms (up to 1,500 square feet) and can remove large dust, pet hair, odors, and 99.7 percent of allergens from the air using a three-stage filtration system that includes a pre-filter, active carbon filter, and True HEPA filter. There are four fan speeds, including an auto mode, and also has an air quality feedback display.
Clorox Air Purifier, $259.99, Amazon

Gifts for work-from-home Moms

If Mom does a lot of video calls, she’ll appreciate a professional webcam setup. This webcam produces high-quality video images and it can be mounted on top of a laptop or a desktop monitor. The webcam has autofocus, low-light correction, an adjustable field of view, and dual AI stereo microphones. It easily connects to her laptop via the included USB-A cable and is compatible with all of the most popular platforms.
Anker PowerConf C200 2K Webcam, $69.99, Amazon
Moms who are podcasters, gamers, or just want richer-sounding audio will appreciate this microphone, which produces crystal clear audio. It’s great for live streams, and voice-overs, and ensures you sound your best during important video conferences. Mom can also angle the microphone to find the perfect location and the colors on the bottom can even be personalized to add some flair. The microphone uses a headphone jack to connect.
Anker PowerCast M300 Microphone, $49.99, Amazon
Moms who take notes during meetings (or classes) can rest their fingers with the digital voice recorder. It can record from 60 feet away, making it ideal for lectures and conferences. The slim, voice-activated recorder has 8GB of memory and uses variable speed playback. It comes with a USB 2.0 to micro-USB cable and earphones.
Dictopro Digital Voice Activated Recorder, $39.97, Amazon
Moms who need more portability than a webcam provides can use a gimbal to hold their smartphone steady. It’s a tripod for phones, but it also stabilizes images, and there’s a choice of using AI tracking or not. In addition, the images can be switched between landscape and portrait mode. The gimbal also has built-in lighting and adjustable brightness, and the entire device can be folded to 7 inches for easy transport.
Gimbal Stabilizer for Smartphone, $129, Amazon
When Mom’s on the go, the stylish laptop briefcase can hold her laptop and several other items securely. The laptop compartment is large enough to hold a 17.3-inch laptop, and the bag also has a tablet pocket and 2 exterior zipper pockets. The slim bag is made of top grain cowhide leather and is available in either brown or black.
McKlein Arcadia Leather 17-Inch Laptop Briefcase, $116.29, Amazon
Another gift that can help busy Moms on the go is a wireless charger. Wherever she is, Mom can use this to charge (for example) an iPhone 12 up to 50% in 30 minutes, or she can charge a MacBook Air in 70 minutes. And the best part is that up to three devices can be charged at the same time. Want another option? Mom can also wirelessly charge her smartphone on this wireless stand, which can also charge three devices at once.
InfinityLab InstantGo 10000 Wireless Power Bank, $79.95, Amazon
Staring at a digital device all day can wreak havoc on Mom’s eyes. However, these blue light-blocking computer glasses are designed to block 90% of the blue light emitted from laptops, tablets, and smartphones. This can help reduce dry eye, eye fatigue, and headaches. The glasses are available in gun, gold, and silver.
livho Blue Light Blocking Computer Glasses, $25, Amazon

Audio gifts for Moms

You can upgrade Mom’s TV experience with this ultra-slim soundbar. The Dolby Atmos soundbar system proves lifelike sound whether watching movies or listening to music. The slim bar doesn’t take up much space, and the wireless subwoofer can be placed almost anywhere in the room. The soundbar also has various listening modes, including night mode (which lowers the bass and increases Voice Adjust to avoid disturbing the neighbors), as well as music mode and movie mode.
Polk Audio Signa S4 Ultra Slim Soundbar, $399, Amazon
Mom can block out the noise with these active noise-canceling headphones, which have three noise cancellation modes and provide 40 hours of playtime. The comfortable headphones are lightweight and have memory foam padding on the earcups and headband. The beamforming microphones provide crisp, clear phone calls, and if Mom uses the Soundcore App, she can easily control the three noise cancellation modes, and also choose between 22 customized EQ settings, and even choose from 11 white noise sounds.
Soundcore by Anker Life, Noise Cancelling Headphones, $97.49, Amazon
If Mom wants even more playtime before she needs to recharge, these headphones can provide up to 45 hours of music on a single charge. The ear cushions are made of memory foam and soft protein leather and the touch controls on the earcup can be used to adjust the volume, and start, skip or stop tracks. The headphones have active noise canceling as well as a transparent mode and can pair easily.
Treblab Z7 Pro Hybrid ANC Headphones, $159.97, Amazon
Mom will love the retro design of this newly-released speaker, which is small enough to carry everywhere. Although it’s small, the portable speaker has a stereo acoustic system that produces a big sound. There are multiple inputs for connecting devices, and the speaker can provide 10 hours of continuous playback on a single charge.
Edifier MP230 Retro Portable Bluetooth Speaker $129.99, Amazon

Gifts to make Mom’s life easier

This gift serves double duty: It’s convenient since Mom can sit on the sofa and tell Alexa to set the thermostat to a certain temperature. However, the smart thermostat can also help her reduce energy usage – which saves her money. Alexa can program the thermostat, and update the temperature and Mom can remotely control it via the Alexa app.
Amazon Smart Thermostat $59.99, Amazon
Photo courtesy of Einova We think Mom will love the sophisticated look of this 100% genuine natural stone, which is available in white marble, black marble, lava, travertine, sandstone, wood marble, and cream marble. It can quickly and safely charge her phone or earbuds, while also looking good wherever she uses it.
Charging Stone, $69.99, Einova
If your Mom has a dog, she’s probably concerned about their activities when she’s not at home. However, this pet dog camera (which rotates 270 degrees) can track the animal’s movements send barking and activity alerts, and she can check in via her smartphone at any time to see what’s happening at home. The camera also has two-way audio, and even dispenses treats to Fido from the food can on top of the camera.
Eufy Pet Dog Camera, $169.99, Amazon
This space-saving floor lamp can be controlled via Mom’s smartphone, and she can choose from a variety of color scenes – including romantic, energetic, forest, and breath – or create a custom color mode by adjusting the brightness and color temperature, making it ideal for work, play, and sleep. The lamp even has a built-in microphone, so she can set the lights to move with the beat of the music. Best of all, the lamp can be controlled by Alexa and Hey Google.
Govee Lyra Floor Lamp, $118.99, Amazon
If Mom is a DIYer, this mini electric screwdriver kit lets her repair glasses, watches, and those other items and electronics with impossibly small screws. The screwdriver has a circular arc surface design and uses a rechargeable battery – and it comes with 34 different types of bits. On the LED screen, she can adjust the torque just by pressing a button. There are also buttons to choose Left/Reverse Key or Right/Forward Key. The screen also shows the battery level.
Arrowmax Cordless Electric Screwdriver, $59.99, Amazon
Mom can easily track her blood oxygen, heart rate, and several other health factors with the fitness tracker. It can also monitor sleep quality, and track progress in 11 different sports. The fitness tracker can even track menstrual cycles and ovulation periods and provide alerts in advance. It’s available in midnight black, olive, olive/black, and orange. Alexa is built-in.
Amazfit Band 5 Activity Fitness Tracker, $29.99, Amazon
Moms will look smart and stylish in this touchscreen smartwatch made of stainless steel with a mineral crystal face and rose gold-tone stainless steel link bracelet. In addition to telling the time, it can display the temperature, track sleep patterns, and sync calls, text messages, and calendars. The smartphone has a rechargeable battery and is water-resistant up to 30 meters.
Fossil Women’s Gen 6 Digital Rose Gold Tone Smart Watch, $229, Amazon
If Mom’s power goes out during a storm, you want her to be able to know what’s going on, and this AM/FM radio can be charged in advance via a solar panel or rechargeable battery (and it can also be charged using the hand crank method). The radio will automatically scan through NOAA weather band channels to locate weather updates. It can also be used to charge portable devices, and it has a LED flashlight and SOS strobe.
Midland ER210 E+ Ready Compact Emergency Crank WX Radio $59.99, Amazon
Every Mom needs a good, sturdy umbrella that won’t blow away in the wind. This one has an industrial-strength fiberglass frame and can withstand winds up to 55 miles per hour. The umbrella opens automatically and is closed manually. The fabric is water-repellant and dries quickly. Color choices include red, pink, black deep ocean, gray, and navy blue.
Weatherman Windproof Umbrella, $74, Amazon

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