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Relaxation Gifts for Mum
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!
What is your favorite way to relax
How do you like to relax?
Mother's day gift ideas under $50
10 Things to do for Mother's Day that don't cost very much
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
available in 12 colors
“For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.” – Lily Tomlin
Nothing feels more decadent than silk pyjamas. Make mom breakfast in bed and then present her with these beautiful, very comfortable pyjamas.
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.
This chair offers both shiatsu and rolling massage. 4 rollers provide 6 different massage programs and heat. 2 year warranty