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Relaxation Gifts for Mum

Updated on April 10, 2014

Buy your mom something relaxing for Mother's Day

Mothers work hard, all the time, they never seem to have much time to themselves and when they do it's precious. Help them enjoy their down time with some gifts that will make it easier to relax and encourage them to take some time out for themselves.

There are so many different ways you can encourage your mom to spend some more time relaxing from essential oils and bosy pamper gift baskets to silk pyjamas or a book by her favorite author.

I have put a few of my favorite relaxation products on the list below and divided it into under $50 and over $50 so you can find something great for your mom no matter what your budget!

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Mother's day gift ideas under $50

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You can help her relax without spending much money

Cook her dinner - every mom loves having dinner cooked for her

Surprise her by spring cleaning the house

Make a bead necklace - do it yourself kits are inexpensive and the results are unique

Write a poem - it does not have to be great - she will love it anyway :-)

Make a collage of you and your siblings childhood photos and print it out

All the gifts in the under $50 section make great stand-alone presents but you could also get an empty basket and make your own relaxation gift basket.

Teapot and Herbal Tea Set

Primula Blossom Glass Teapot – Wide Mouthed Borosilicate Glass – 40 oz. – Dishwasher and Microwave Safe – Clear – Includes 6 Flowering Teas and 3 Loose Tea Packets
Primula Blossom Glass Teapot – Wide Mouthed Borosilicate Glass – 40 oz. – Dishwasher and Microwave Safe – Clear – Includes 6 Flowering Teas and 3 Loose Tea Packets

This beautiful clear glass teapot comes with 6 flower teas that are really beautiful to watch unfolding in the pot and taste fantastic too. Also supplied with loose tea and tea infuser.

There are lots more flowering tea sets available on Amazon.

 

Electric essential oil burner and deffuser

Electric diffusers are a safe way of adding relaxing scents to a room. There is none of the usual danger associated with using scented candles so this is a great choice is your mom still has kids or grand kids at home.

Essential Oil set for beginners

For my 30th birthday one of my best friends gave me a set of essential oils and ultimately turned me into a convert of their amazing power. The right combination really does help me to relax, other combinations invigorate and yet another can help you to fall asleep

Relaxing Lavender Pillow and Candle

Most of us carry tension in our neck and shoulders after a busy day and this pillow provides a perfect way to combat that shoulder tightness. It can be heated in the microwave or cooled in the freezer depending on personal need and preference.

Do Not Disturb Lavender Relaxing Spa Neck Pillow Gift Set with Candle
Do Not Disturb Lavender Relaxing Spa Neck Pillow Gift Set with Candle

Lavender scented inside and a machine washable outer cover make this a great quality choice.

 

Gorgeous Vanilla Scented Candle

This candle comes with a wooden lid for keeping it dust free and retaining its fragrance when not in use.

Vanilla Bean Woodwick Jar Candle - 10oz.
Vanilla Bean Woodwick Jar Candle - 10oz.

4.5 inches tall - good for 100 hours burning time.

Available in many more fragrances

 

Reflexology Socks - foot massage optional

Ok so these are really just a bit of fun and not going to turn you into a skilled reflexologist but they are still great for giving a foot massage to mum. All the organs sit in the right place on all but the largest feet.

Reflexology Socks - Pink
Reflexology Socks - Pink

Comfortable cotton toe socks that will encourage a massage from the family.

 

There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub. ~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Make her a relaxing music playlist

Mother's Day Gifts over $50

Turn your bathtub into a spa

HoMedics BA-M200 Body Bubbles Bath Spa, White
HoMedics BA-M200 Body Bubbles Bath Spa, White

This variable speed mat provides bubbles in your bath to add an extra element of relaxation to bath time.

see the full range of homedics in home relaxation products

 

Kindle Fire - because every mom should have more reading time

It's hard to find time to read but with a kindle you don't have to go to the library or carry around a heavy book in your purse. Load it up with some of her favorites. Kindle editions of books are much cheaper and better for the environment too

The Ultimate Picnic Set - For romantic picnics with her significant others

Ok there is a catch with this one... you cannot let mom prepare the picnic. This set includes a chopping board, corkscrew, insulated compartments, 2 wine glasses and can hold 2 bottles of wine. Perfect set for romancing.

“For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.” – Lily Tomlin

Silk Pyjamas

Nothing feels more decadent than silk pyjamas. Make mom breakfast in bed and then present her with these beautiful, very comfortable pyjamas.

TexereSilk Women's Luxury Silk Pajama Set (Barely Pink, Medium) Comfortable PJs for Her WS0001-BPN-M
TexereSilk Women's Luxury Silk Pajama Set (Barely Pink, Medium) Comfortable PJs for Her WS0001-BPN-M

100% pure silk with a drawstring waist in extra small to extra large.

See the full range of colors

 

Homedics Massage Chair - A massage whenever she needs one

Heat and 2 styles of massage in this massage paid that can be placed on any suitable chair.

Homedics QRM-400H Therapist Select Quad-Roller Shiatsu & Rolling Massaging Cushion with Heat
Homedics QRM-400H Therapist Select Quad-Roller Shiatsu & Rolling Massaging Cushion with Heat

This chair offers both shiatsu and rolling massage. 4 rollers provide 6 different massage programs and heat. 2 year warranty

 

What gift would help you to relax best?

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      Camden1 4 years ago

      I love the flowering tea pot! I sent one to my sister at Christmas and she thought it was unique and wonderful.