Mother's Day is May 12, which gives you about a week to thank your mother for giving you life. Sure, flowers can give a nice touch, but they can be pricier than usual this time of year, and let's be honest, not so creative. You can do it better than that.
Perfume, chocolate, brunch and salon time are all classic gifts, but your mother has different interests. How about a new fitness tracker like a Fitbit or a Paidsubscription? A smart kitchen computer or sound-absorbing headphones to set up daily stressors are other good options.
Remember that you don't have to spend a fortune to get her a great gift (see our collection below for gifts under $ 50). Above all, your gift should be caring, personal and with a little planning, never at the last minute.
Here are some great gift ideas for moms on every stripe.
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