Moms are the best. They’re selfless, hardworking, nurturing and all around awesome. They inspire us daily by basically running the world and making it look easy.
While you know your ma deserves more than just stuff on Mother’s Day (letters, phone calls, hugs, etc.), you’ve still got to get her something in an attempt to demonstrate just how grateful you are for all her love and guidance.
We’ve rounded up 17 of the latest and greatest Mother’s Day-approved presents that your favourite human will be thrilled to receive.
All the stuff that mom will love on Mother’s Day
Rose gold toothbrushWhen a toothbrush is as pretty as it is powerful, we're all ears. This one in particular removes 10X more plaque than a manual toothbrush and whitens teeth in just one week. It'd also look gorgeous in mom's washroom, so there's that.
Philips Sonicare DiamondClean, $190 at London Drugs.Phillips
Audiophiles will appreciateFor the music loving mama, a new pair of headphones (in a hue she loves) will win her heart via her ears. Not only will her playlists sound smooth, she'll think of you every time she reaches for this sweet little piece of tech.
urBeats, $100 at Apple. Apple
Comfortably stylishEvery mom could use a new pair of shoes, so why not treat her with a casual pair perfect for every day? Bonus, the memory foam insole makes this shoe extra comfortable and with every purchase of BOBS, you're helping save the lives of cats and dogs as well as donating shoes to children in need.
Skechers BOBS Highlights in Amaze, $75 at Skechers.Instagramfirstname.lastname@example.org
Reading done digitallyIf your mom's a book nut, but doesn't have space to store any more paperbacks, present her with a Kobo Aura ONE. She can digitally store all her fav reads and then some. Consider installing a series she loves, or maybe one she read back in high school, on the device first, and watch her face light up when she unwraps it.
Kobo Aura ONE, $250 at Best Buy.Kobo
Frying made healthyFry, grill, roast and bake in one easy machine. The Airfryer does it all in an amazingly innovative way. Using little to no oil, it's the perfect solution for fast, delicious and healthy meals and snacks. Healthy fried chicken? We like the sound of that.
PHILIPS Airfryer, $275 at Amazon.ca.Philips
Painterly strokesFact: moms can never have too many scarves, especially of the floral variety. Another fact: you'll probably want to borrow this watercolor-inspired print.
Splatter paint scarf, $30 at Chapters/Indigo. Chapters/Indigo
Ultra unique and sentimentalThink your mama's got it all? An intricate talisman charm from Canadian-born jewellery company Pyrrha is as interesting as it is beautiful. If words aren't your thing, these unique pieces (there are hundreds of different options, messages and meanings) will do the talking for you.
Selflessness talisman, $225 at Pyrrha. Pyrrha
Queen of the kitchenFor a mom who takes pride in her kitchen and all things in it, look for a show stopping piece like this flower-shaped cocotte in an electric pink enamel from Le Creuset.
2L Berry Flower Cocotte, $250 at Le Creuset Boutiques across Canada. Le Creuset
A bath fit for a queenThere's nothing mom deserves more than a little pampering, and these bath bombs might help. Watch as "pink swirls of Sicilian lemon and sweet orange with refreshingly floral hints of rose" unfold in the bathtub. If that doesn't sound decadent, we don't know what does.
Mom bath bomb, $8 at Lush. Lush
Modern meets classicShe loves her classic cross body almost as much as she loves you. But, be honest, it's looking a tad tired--the bag, not you. Give mom the gift of a fresh go-to bag, one with a touch of personality.
Avercamp Crossbody bag, $245 at Aritzia.Aritizia
Concrete adventureAlways talked about a mom-daughter weekend getaway to New York? Make it happen this year. She'll love everything about a stay at the Gansevoort Park Avenue, from its proximity to Central Park and world-class shopping, to the swanky rooftop views of the city's lights.
For rates and availability, visit Gansevoort Park Avenue online.Gansevoort Park Avenue
Get mom textingWhether your ma is fluent in emoji or needs coaching just to make a call on a cellular device, she'll adore Apple's new (PRODUCT)Red iPhone 7 Special Edition. From the bright red case to the health tracking tech, there's much to impress.
(PRODUCT)Red iPhone 7 Special Edition, starting from $1029 at Apple. Apple
At home spaFace peels are a real thing this year--part fun part pampering, they're a little bit of the spa at home. Plan an evening together and get mom in on the fun with this regenerating night peel from Vichy.
Vichy Idealia Night Peeling $40 at Vichy. VICHY
Fresh springtime scentWith the change in temperature comes a change in perfume, so swap cool weather scents for something more sweet and airy. Gucci Bamboo not only smells the part, but comes in a statement-making bottle that can be shown off on a vanity.
Gucci Bamboo Eau de Toilette 75ml, $123 at Sephora. Gucci
tote bagThere's something highly giftable about the tote bag. It's more versatile and less formal than a purse, but still plenty stylish. This blush, colour-blocked Canadian-made vegan leather bag from Jeane and Jax comes with another little cross-body bag inside of it, too.
2-in-1 Color Blocked Tote, $100 Jeane and Jax.Jeane and Jax
Throw for showFor those cool nights sitting lakeside at the cottage or tucked under in the city lights, mom should always have a snuggly Merino wool blanket (or three) to reach for.
Canadian Shield Blanket comes in Marine or Mushroom, $350 at Norquay Co.Norquay Co.
Say it with bubblesPrepare a sentimental toast (or recite a poem or saying she adores), pop a bottle of prosecco and enjoy. Sometimes, the best moments in life are the ones that include bubbles.
Ruffino Prosecco, $20 at select wine and spirit retailers across Canada.Ruffino
Because you love herShow mom some love with this Because I Love You Mom bangle from Alex and Ani. Delicate and stackable, this 24K gold flash brass bracelet comes in 3 different colours.
Because I Love You Alex and Ani Bangle, $34 at The Bay.The Bay