Best Mother’s Day Gifts For 2022

by | Apr 12, 2022 | Mommy Getaways, Travel Tips

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Let’s be honest. Moms this year are tired, tired of being tired and ready for a break. Like many others, Moms have endured a pandemic, anxiety, loss, uncertainty, and career transitions.



Best Mother’s Day Gifts


A recent survey by @parents on Instagram asked mothers what they really want for Mother’s Day and the results aren’t that surprising. The top two items on the list? Sleep and some time to themselves.


What do moms really want?


Day off or time alone 30%
Spa day or massage 11%
Vacation 7%
Night or weekend alone in a hotel 5%
@parents Instagram


This year, consider giving mom what she really wants – time to herself to recharge, nap, meditate or whatever works for her.

Whether it’s a weekend trip to see girlfriends, visit family or spend time alone here are some ideas to treat your mother or special someone to some quality time to herself.


For The Power Napper 

Treat mom to some new allergen-free pillows, silk pillowcases, and this stylish and functional anti-aging silk sleep mask. And the best part is, she could take these on the road!


Date Night 

Give her a night out with her BFF or babysit the kiddos so she can enjoy a night to see her favorite band or dinner and a movie with her Plus One. 


For The Sun Lover 

Book cover of LA Weather - Mother's Day Gift GuideA couple of nights at a hotel with a pool or a weekend girl’s getaway to soak in some Vitamin D might be just what mom needs. Include a copy of Reese Witherspoon’s Book of the Month so she can lounge by the pool and read a good book.

From a luxury ocean-front resort to a budget-friendly marina hotel, here are some local options for a short staycation.



VIP Treatment 

Take in brunch or lunch at the American Girl Doll Café at The Grove. Enjoy a four-course meal on the patio or in their café. The menu has options for all palates and is Insta-worthy in its presentation. Kids and moms alike get treated like royalty. Reservations fill up fast so don’t wait!


little girl at brunch - Mother's Day Gift Guide

What A Doll!


For The Zen Mom 

Check out the Triency personalized candles and get her a unique scent based on her birthdate and Zodiac sign. Take the kiddos for a night so she can soak in a bubble bath, with her special candle and some bubbly. Or remind her to take it on her yoga retreat!


For The Single Mom

One of the hardest things for some single mothers is that they don’t ever get a mother’s day gift unless someone takes her kiddo shopping or she buys something for herself. Consider flowers, a meal (that they don’t have to cook!) or babysit so she can get a well-deserved night out.



For The Adventure Seeking Mom 

Take a short drive to Corona for a zip lining experience at Skull Canyon Ziplines. They offer price points for every thrill-seeker and have lessons for beginners. If mom wants to relieve a little stress, try a hatchet-throwing party at LA Ax in Hollywood. 

Maybe she wants to experience a theme park to herself without waiting in line? Splurge for the VIP pass at Universal Studios Hollywood so she can choose whatever SHE wants? Throw in a room at the Universal Hilton and she can have a view of the attractions and walk to the park.

Whatever her style there are numerous ways to show your appreciation for your mother.


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Feeling Sentimental?

If an “experience” isn’t her thing, consider something sentimental to show your appreciation. Custom canvas prints, a handwritten note, or incorporating a family treasure can be an inexpensive and meaningful present such as this family recipe printed onto a ceramic tile or trivet.


Family Recipe immortalized on a tile - Best Mother's Day Gifts


One of my favorite artists, Lauren Scott, makes custom watercolor prints from photos. These prints come in a range of sizes and can be reproduced from a family portrait or photo of a favorite lake cabin or loving pet.


Lauren Scott Lettering


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If all else fails and you want to give something practical, try a membership to a monthly coffee delivery service like Atlas Coffee or a fun subscription to receive a monthly Ipsy glam bag that includes 5 high-end beauty products in a cute travel-size toiletry bag.

Don’t underestimate the value of a hand-written note in a card. According to a National Retail Federation survey, flowers come in right behind greeting cards for the most popular Mother’s Day gift items so don’t forget to pick up a card to accompany your special gifts!



Best Mother’s Day Gifts