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Top 20 Gift Ideas For Busy Moms

Updated on November 4, 2016

The life of a busy mothers often consist of taking care of the children, the home, cooking, cleaning, possibly working full time or part time and other responsibilities as well. To show that you appreciate her, think of her and love her, here some gift ideas for her birthday, Mother’s day, Christmas or any other occasion.

1. Extra Help- Paid Nanny/Babysitter, Paid Cleaning Service or someone to help with errands, cooking, laundry or organizing.

2. Personal Organizers- this can be either in notebook form or an electronic organizer.

3. Huge Family Calendar or Planner- this is great for writing down special events in your life, your kids lives, relatives, so nothing is missed.

4. A New Tablet, iPad or Mini iPad, Amazon Kindle Fire

5. New Phone (iPhone or smartphone)

6. Gift Card for Gas- always great for moms who do a lot of driving.

A Mothers life can be very stressful because they are busy taking care of everyone and mostly everything in their families, so things will be ideal and perfect. To help mom relax as a result of any stress in her life, here are some pampering gifts.

7. Gift Certificates - either at a Spa or Massage- this is wonderful way to give this mom a day off from her busy day so she can relax at a spa. OR a Gift Certificate at Hair Salon, for Manicure or Pedicure.

8. Bath Gift Basket – filled with bath salts, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotions, scented soaps & CD with light calming soothing music.

9. Aromatherapy Candles- you chose a favorite scent of hers.This is a great way to fill the home and bring a relaxing atmosphere.

10. Gift Basket- either a Fruit Gift Basket, Food Gift Basket, Coffee & Tea Gift basket

11. Women’s Day or Night out- This can be a day of shopping, eating out, watching a movie and other fun stuff with a group of ladies for the busy mom.

12. Heated Massaging Cushion - The Shaper Image Massage Cushion takes away the stress, fatigue and any pain. Wonderful products for mothers after a day full of busyness. There are many others, Dr. Scholl's Soothing Full cushion Massager, Homedics Triple Shiatsu Massage Cushion with Heat.

13. Foot Massagers- like the massaging foot bath- it is relaxing and wonderful for the mom who is on her feet most of time all day. There are many different types of Foot Massagers like the Conair Waterfall Foot Spa with Lights, Bubbles and Heat, the Shiatsu Kneading and Rolling foot Massager, Dr. Scholl's Invigorating Pedicure Foot Spa, Homedics Foot Spa and a lot more.

14. Cookbook – There are so many different types of cookbooks out there from well known authors from slow cooker recipes, betty Crocker recipes, to making vegetable meals, Breakfast recipes, etc. If this busy mom loves to cook and prepare home cooked meals when she does have the time, then choose the right cookbook for her.

15. Gift Card to a Family Restaurant- this gives her a break from preparing meals at home.

16. Meals for the Entire Family- this can be on certain days of the week or on weekends. This helps busy moms in a great way.OR you can take her out to a restaurant.

17. Small Kitchen Appliances- Slow Cooker, Food Steamer, Rice cooker, Pancake Maker, Waffle Maker, etc.

18. Tote Bags- from heavy duty canvas bags to stylish tote, leather tote bags, of different fashionable designs and cool colors.

19. Thermal Travel Mug- for hot beverages and moms on the go

20. Water Bottle- there are so many cool designs and water bottle of different colors. This can be stainless Steel, sports water bottle, Eco-Friendly, or Brita bottle filtration system.


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    • Janellegems profile imageAUTHOR


      4 years ago from United States

      Thanks so much DDE. Thank you for commenting on my hub.

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      Devika Primić 

      4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Simple and so true with great learning experiences

    • jule729 profile image


      6 years ago

      this hub is helpful! thanks for sharing!

    • Janellegems profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from United States

      Thank you so much.

    • Janellegems profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from United States

      Thank you for your comment.

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      Tina Truelove 

      6 years ago

      Great Ideas! I am a busy mom and I would love any of those things. :)

      Voted up, useful, and sharing.

    • tipstoretireearly profile image


      6 years ago from New York

      From "extra help" on down, this is a great list. Very good ideas to think about!


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