Mother’s Day Gift Guide
Everyone knows that actions speak louder than words, so, this Mother’s Day, let EQ help you tell that special mother figure in your life just how much you love her. You’re sure to find something for every type of Mom in this curated gift guide, so dive in and pick something that will speak volumes!
For the wellness Mom…
Whether they love yoga and green juice, or are just really into self-care, these gifts will be perfect for that wellness Mom in your life.
Bala Bangles ankle weights – ($55)
These adorable, aesthetic weights will change the way you move. They can be attached to your ankles to add a bit of oomph to your daily walk, or to your wrists for a low-impact arm workout.
Classpass subscription ($15-100)
Give the gift of movement with a Classpass subscription. Classpass has workout classes ranging from yoga to HIIT to kickboxing, so the fitness Mom in your life will be sure to find something she loves.
Seedlip nonalcoholic spirit ($32)
Whether she participates in sober living, wants to cut down on alcohol or is curious about trying a drink sans-booze, Seedlip makes the most delicious nonalcoholic spirits for any ‘mocktail Mom’.
Pickleball set ($20-80)
Pickleball is all the rage right now, and for good reason. It’s a fun, easy way to get in daily movement, while also packing a little competitive punch. We’re obsessed with these adorable pickleball sets from Recess, but you can find them for as little as $20 on Amazon or Walmart.
EQ Relief Balm ($45)
Perfect for the Mom who’s always on the move, our fast-acting Relief Balm is great for targeting local discomfort from achy joints and cramps, and is easy to throw into a gym bag or keep in the car for when soreness just doesn’t quit.
For the foodie Mom…
Delicious gifts for the master chef or Mom who just loves to eat!
Spiceology spice set ($20-50)
Spiceology spice sets are a must-have for any Mom who loves to cook and explore new flavors in the kitchen.
Chef’s apron ($30-80)
We love this cute and functional chef’s apron from Hedley and Bennett.
Reservation & Gift Card to Her Fave Restaurant
Take the Mom in your life out on a date to her favorite restaurant, or a new spot in town she’s been dying to try.
Cookbook stand ($40)
Take away the frustration of keeping that cookbook open to the correct recipe page with this cute cookbook stand from Crate & Barrel.
Knife set ($60)
Proper knives are necessary for any kitchen, and we love this sleek, cost-effective set from Williams Sonoma.
For the pet Mom…
Purrrfect gifts for the fur-baby Mom in your life.
Furbo dog camera ($199)
Furbo makes it so that dog Moms never miss a moment. Monitor your pup when you’re away from home, and even toss them a treat to make sure they know you’re thinking of them!
Finn supplements ($55)
This dog-focused supplement company puts your pup first, offering everything from daily multivitamins to calming and stress-support supplements. Any dog-Mom will be ecstatic to know you’re thinking about the health and wellbeing of their Fido as much as they do!
Dog water bottle ($15)
Just as it’s important for us humans to stay hydrated, it’s also crucial for canine wellbeing. Give the gift of this sleek, reusable water bottle that is perfect for hikes, a long car ride or quick trips to the dog park.
Meowbox subscription ($30)
We haven’t forgotten about the cat lovers. With options to receive either monthly or bi-monthly, Meowbox creates specialized boxes to include fun toys and organic, limited-ingredient treats based on your cat’s needs.
Barkbox subscription ($22)
Similar to Meowbox, Barkbox sends fun toys and treats directly to your doorstep based on the specific personality and diet restrictions of each individual pup.
For the homebody Mom…
…who loves to take her home and cozy living to the next level.
Cute chess/checkers set ($100)
Whether they’re a chess superstar or prefer a simple game of checkers, this aesthetically pleasing set from Free People will look good on any coffee table.
French press ($22)
This sweet flowered French press can be used for coffee or tea, and is sure to bring a bit of brightness to the kitchen table.
Glass vase ($24)
We love supporting small businesses, and this Etsy creator’s Nordic glass vases make a beautiful home to any bouquet.
Cute towels ($49)
Bathroom aesthetics are definitely the most overlooked in the home, but these cute towels from Matouk will bring a bit of style to the shower.
For the Mom who has everything…
Get her something creative and memorable, even when she says she doesn’t “need” anything.
Masterclass subscription ($15/month, $180 annually)
It’s never too late to try something new. With a Masterclass subscription, you can give the gift of over 180 virtual classes taught by the world’s best on cooking, leadership, photography, writing, and much more.
There’s truly nothing better than making something with your own two hands, and what better way to do that than learning how to throw a piece of handmade pottery? For our Chicago folks, check out West Park Ceramics, and if you aren’t in the area, simply Google pottery classes near me to find a studio in your area.
NYT Custom Birthday Book
Not to brag, but this might be one of the coolest gifts we’ve found for you to give your special Mother figure. This time capsule-esque coffee table book features the New York Times front page from the day she was born, followed by every birthday in her life.
Make a donation on her behalf
Give the gift that keeps on giving by making a donation on behalf of that special Mom in your life to a charity or organization that relates to a cause she cares deeply about. We’ve listed a few of our favorite organizations that focus on female-identifying people below, but a quick Google search can help you find even more causes to donate to.
Malala Fund: Created by female education activist Malala Yousafzai, Malala Fund invests in education advocates and activists who are challenging the policies and practices that prevent girls from going to school in their communities.
RAINN: RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault helpline, and is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence and help survivors.
Planned Parenthood: As a trusted health care provider, educator and passionate advocate in the U.S. as well as a strong partner to health and rights organizations around the world, Planned Parenthood’s mission is to ensure all people have access to the care and resources they need to make informed decisions about their bodies, lives and futures.
The Trevor Project: With a mission to end suicide amongst young LGBTQ+ people, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to this community.
National Women’s Law Center: Working across issues that are central to the lives of women and girls, the National Women’s Law Center advances gender justice by using the law in all its forms to change culture and drive solutions toward gender equity.
Every Mother Counts: Focused on achieving quality, equitable maternity care for all, EMC works to make pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother, everywhere.
EQ Daily Drops / Daily Softgels ($58)
Everyone can use a bit of support in their day-to-day life. EQ’s fast-acting Daily Drops offer just that – they’re perfect for regulating mood and stress levels, managing discomfort and increasing focus. For those who prefer a slow-release product for long-lasting effects, our Daily Softgels keep you balanced and centered all day long.
For the Mom who does everything…
Moms are superheroes – this Mother’s day, get her something that forces her to put herself first, and maybe even have a little fun!
Spa day certificate
Give the gift of relaxing and unwinding with a spa day certificate. Check out Massage Envy’s locations throughout the United States, or find a spa in your area if there isn’t a location nearby.
Paint & Sip class
What better way to spend quality time than at a paint and sip! You bring your favorite beverage of choice, and they’ll provide all of the instruction and supplies needed to create a unique work of art, no experience necessary. If you’re located in the Chicago area, try out Sip and Paint Chicago, or search for a studio in your area.
Bookstore/Audiobook gift card
Whether the Mom in your life is a total bookworm or strictly a vacation reader, give the gift of reading with a gift card to a local bookstore in your area – for all of the Chicagoans, we love Myopic Books and Sandmeyer’s Bookstore. If she’s not much of a reader, gift an Audible book for her to listen to during those rare moments of downtime throughout the day.
Looseleaf Tea Set ($15-$40)
Herbal teas have been used for their health benefits for centuries, and have been known to possibly help reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety. For stressed-out Moms who need a little help unwinding, a looseleaf tea set is just what the doctor ordered.
EQ Stress Gummies
After doing everything and more for the people in their lives, stress is sure to impact even the biggest super-Mom. EQ’s Stress Gummies are packed with adaptogenic, mood-boosting functional mushrooms that keep stress levels consistently in check.
For the DIY Mom…
Strictly gifts made from the heart, and your own two hands.
Even if you’ve never picked up a pair of knitting needles, these homemade potholders are ridiculously easy to make, and a useful gift she’ll be sure to love.
Take Grandma’s recipes (or create some of your own!) and compile them into a homemade recipe book that is both practical and from the heart.
These DIY Earrings are beautiful, simple to make, and only require basic supplies that can be found at your local arts and crafts store. If the Mom you’re gifting to doesn’t wear earrings, you can try out this easy Beaded Daisy Bracelet or this Beaded Necklace.
Who doesn’t love a soothing candle? This candle recipe will show you how to make delicious smelling candles at home using your favorite essential oils and all-natural ingredients.
Macrame mason jar plant holder
Perfect for the plant Mom, these Macrame plant holders use any jar you have on hand to create a modern piece of decor for any house or apartment.
There you have it – our fave gifts for every Mom out there. We hope you loved this gift guide, and wish all of you badass Moms a very happy Mother’s Day!