When that time of year rolls around again, everybody is on the lookout for great gifts for mothers day. Whether you still live with your mother or not, there is a lot to be thankful for and Mother’s Day is the perfect time to acknowledge all the hard work our mothers do, or have done, in our lives.

The average mom works 98 hours a week when their children are small – that’s the equivalent of 2 and a half jobs! Read more about this here.  So, the least we can do is dedicate a day to celebrate mom’s and everything they do for us!

Of course the thing most mothers want most of all is time! Time with their family and children (if the children have grown up and moved away) and, sometimes, time to be alone, if the children are still young and mom is in full-time parenting mode.

Time is valuable to all of us so, if you can’t give your mother time, here are some great mother’s day gift ideas…

Obviously, flowers, chocolates, perfume, bath bombs and pampering packs will always be appreciated and should not be discounted, but, if you’re looking for original mother’s day gifts, read on!

Really Good Mothers Day Gifts

If mom loves things that smell good, keep her feeling calm and happy and looking good too with this gorgeous aromatherapy bracelet.

If your mother is the sort who looks out for others and likes to give back to the community, consider a Blankiegram! Every blankiegram purchased helps provide free blankets to those in need – so, comfy throw blanket for mom and helping those in need – it’s a win-win!

If mom likes a bit of humor with her morning coffee, how about a funny mom-themed mug?

You can’t go wrong with jewelry!

It might seem cliched, but most moms really like smelly candles!

Every mom wants to keep precious memories of their little ones!

If mom really likes to enjoy a glass of wine now and again, how about an electric wine opener?

Or maybe this special glass for moms only!

For other great wine gift ideas for mom check out our Gifts For Wine Lovers article for heaps of good gift ideas.

If mom likes to cook with fresh herbs from the garden but doesn’t have the space or inclination to grow plants outside, these AeroGardens look amazing!

If she’s more likely to want to grow herbs for her cocktails, then this might be a better option!

If mom likes different and unusual things to do outside, how about a croquet set? As long as you’ve got a patch of lawn you could hold ever so civilized garden parties in the backyard!

If mom’s hair needs some extra care, or she just needs a bit of pampering, how about some nice hair care products?

Give mom the chance to relax, de-stress, unwind and relieve her aches and pains with an acupressure mat.

Or give her some serious pain relief from tight muscles with a massage gun.

These days there’s merch for everyone and mom’s are no exception, there’s plenty of great tees to choose from.

If mom loves her cup of tea, a tea gift set would go down well.

Find out everything you need to know about mom and keep it forever as a part of history.

How about some fizzy water with this cool fizzy water machine?

If mom loves everything to smell fresh and clean, how about a home fragrance set to keep the whole house smelling nice?

If she’s a gin drinker and likes to dabble in making things herself, this gin making kit could be a lot of fun.

Don’t let those treasured family recipes get away, collate them all in a recipe binder.

If your mom still likes to send greeting cards for every occasion, get her set up and well equipped with a set of 60 assorted greeting cards.

If all else fails, for moms who love their online shopping (or the ones that are just really hard to buy for), you can get amazon vouchers (of varying amounts) in a cute little, Mother’s Day themed gift box.

It might seem a bit impersonal, but a gift voucher can actually provide many happy hours of browsing, choosing and shopping and at least you know she’ll get something that she wants and can put to good use!

So, there you have it, our ultimate list of great gifts for mothers day. Whatever you choose, we hope you and your mom have a great day!

Happy Gift Giving!