by Leslee Stewart

Looking for a few suggestions for Mother’s Day gifts? Consider these ideas to make mom feel special all year long.


For the Tech-savvy Mom
Check out these unique needlepoint covers for Kindle, Nook and iPad from Land’s End. In bright colors and patterns, with an option to add a monogram, these covers will make mom smile each time she logs on.


For the Preschool Mom
There’s nothing a mom of preschoolers appreciates more than having help keeping her little ones entertained. Why not give her passes to the zoo, a water park, a bounce house or, children’s museum? She’ll appreciate having someplace fun to take her energy-filled crew.


For the Tea-loving Mom
Here’s a simple gift the kids can help make – a tea wreath! Take your mom’s favorite tea flavors, mini clothespins and ribbon, and craft a wreath she can enjoy sip by sip. Pair with a cute mug or teapot. Perfect for grandma, too! Here’s the link to specific instructions: Mother’s Day Tea Wreath


For the Word-seeking Mom
Show mom your devotion by giving her a new devotional book or inspirational teaching CD. A few good choices are “Jesus Calling” devotion book by Sarah Young, or the “Smart Moms” teaching series by Joe McGee.


For the Mom-to-Be
Pregnant mommies always appreciate being pampered – body and soul – so give her a little of both. Pair a pedicure gift certificate with a Christian pregnancy book like “The Pregnancy Companion.” This book combines a doctor’s counsel and a girlfriend’s wisdom to create an information-packed, inspiration-filled resource for the physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual needs of pregnancy.


For the Working Mom
Consider gifting this busy mom with either a meal planning program (like or The Fresh 20), or take the kids and make a month’s worth of meals at Dinner Done – a meal-prep store that lets you make entrees ahead of time, then freeze them for future meals. Make her Mother’s Day by finally answering, “What’s for dinner?”


Leslee Stewart oversees communications for GFC Beautiful. She is a wife, stay-at-home mom of two boys and former communications executive. She openly admits she owns too many throw pillows, loves junky old furniture and can sing all the parts of Bohemian Rhapsody.

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