My kids are just now at the age where they want to pick out their own gifts for me for Mother’s Day. Before, my husband could lean on giving a joint gift with the kiddos, but now, he’s on his own, and I’m hoping these Mother’s Day gift ideas for wives can be the hint that I drop to help him figure out exactly what I want this year.
Unless you buy yourself a gift, getting what you want for Mother’s Day instead of a handcrafted popsicle-stick photo frame and a one-of-a-kind construction paper airplane usually lands squarely on your partner’s shoulders. (And yes, those are actual gifts that I have received.) It’s not that your beloved couldn’t figure it out on their own, but if they need a bit of assistance in the gift-giving department, a subtle suggestion in the form of an entire list of perfectly acceptable gift ideas can be super helpful.
If you’re a spouse who is reading this, you’re already on the right track. From pretty jewelry to edible gifts, things to keep mom cozy, beautiful accessories, and more, this list of Mother’s Day gift ideas for your wife is filled with plenty of top-notch selections that are sure to make mom smile.
A Mother’s Day bracelet for your wife
LeMel has so many gorgeous jewelry pieces, but this diamond initial bracelet is perfect for a Mother’s Day gift for your wife. Choose between yellow or white gold, and this specific bracelet has two initials — pop in your children’s initials so your wife always has a beautiful way to carry them with her everywhere she goes. You can also add on diamonds and hearts.
A Mother’s Day ring for your wife
Engraved with the word, “grateful,” in simple, lowercase sans serif script, this ring from MantraBand is a Mother’s Day gift for your wife that will remind her of how thankful you are for her. Choose from a tarnish-resistant stainless steel band that is lead and nickel free, a rose gold ring, or a band dipped in 18K gold. Each band comes with a lifetime guarantee against breakage. This MantraBand ring is available in sizes 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9.
Mother’s Day earrings for your wife
A partner can usually do no wrong when they give their wife something sparkly on a holiday. If you're looking to splurge on your wife this Mother's Day, consider a pair of gorgeous diamond hoop earrings. This pair of 14K yellow gold earrings from MyGemma includes a total carat weight of 0.05 white diamonds in a pave setting. Each hoop measures 7mm in diameter with a single line of diamonds for a truly elegant look.
Mother’s Day necklace for your wife
Nothing says I love you and I appreciate you like a necklace made from something other than macaroni. (Your kids have that one covered, anyway!) This oval locket from Mejuri is made from 18K gold vermeil and features a croissant design with a delicate chain. The necklace’s chain length’s is adjustable from 20 to 22 inches. The inside of the locket can be engraved with a word or words of your choosing at no additional cost.
A Mother’s Day wine gift for your wife
Included in this Mother’s Day gift set from Hickory Farms is one bottle of Francis Ford Coppola Sofia Rosé Wine and a 4.5 oz. assortment of Le Grand Truffles. It is exactly the type of gift that your wife won’t have to share with the kids. (Which are the best gifts for moms.) The crisp and light California Rosé is best enjoyed chilled and is the perfect complement for the flavorful box of chocolate truffles.
A Mother’s Day dessert gift for your wife
If you’re looking for a Mother’s Day gift for your wife that she can totally indulge in, this luxurious mint chocolate chip cake by The Cake Bake Shop sold at Williams-Sonoma is a treat worth splurging on. Three layers of Valrhona chocolate cake are layered with mint chocolate chip buttercream frosting and Belgian chocolate ganache to create this 8-inch round cake topped with a beautiful pink silk peony. It's not only a tasty gift, but will make a beautiful centerpiece for your Mother's Day meal.
Mother’s Day coffee & tea gift box for your wife
For the mom who enjoys sipping on a delicious hot beverage, this gift set from The Bean Box is a top choice for a Mother’s Day gift. It includes an assortment of four artisan teas and four expertly-curated coffees. Each packet contains either 1 ounce of artisan loose-leaf tea or 1.8 ounces of your choice of whole bean or freshly-ground coffee. Green, black, herbal, and oolong tea varieties accompany a selection of coffees from various regions.
A Mother’s Day breakfast sweet for your wife
If your wife is the type of person who loves to start her holidays with a sweet treat for breakfast, this box of chocolate-dipped donuts is a standout Mother’s Day gift option. Included in this gift box from Harry & David are one dozen miniature chocolate cake donuts. Each donut is dipped in either milk, white, or dark chocolate ganache and topped with an assortment of sprinkles, chocolate chips, toffee bits, or colorful candies.
A cozy Mother’s Day gift your wife will live in
Help your wife stay cozy and cute this Mother’s Day with a new robe. This sweet dog robe in vintage pink from Print Fresh features a fun pup print and is available in sizes S/M, L/XL, 2X, 4X, and 6X. Made from 100% organic cotton, the hand-screen printed fabric is machine washable on a delicate cycle and can be tumble dried on low heat. It’s lightweight, breathable, can be tied securely at the waist, and has two deep pockets.
Mother’s Day sleep gifts for your wife
Give your wife the gift of a great night’s rest that won’t wreck her skin or hair as she tosses and turns. This hypoallergenic pillowcase by Face Case is made from 100% Mulberry silk. Each standard-sized pillowcase has the phrase “Hi, cute face” embroidered on it in an uppercase peach font. When mom wakes up, she can enjoy crease-free skin and smooth hair that hasn’t been snagged by her pillowcase overnight.
Mother’s Day skin care gift for your wife
Some of the best “me time” a mom will get happens when she’s taking care of herself. Gift your wife this CBD cream for Mother’s Day and she’ll feel extra pampered whenever she uses it. Made with a blend of CBD, arnica oil, shea butter, and essential oils like camphor and black pepper, this body balm feels rich and luxurious on skin. The ingredients work together to soothe skin, joints, and muscles, which is exactly what every busy mom needs.
This face stone from Kate McLeod is a solid moisturizer made from a blend of hydrating oils and butters that melts on contact with skin. Suitable for all skin types, the stone’s formula includes antioxidant-rich ingredients that brighten and hydrate, but won’t clog pores. Each 1.75 oz. stone comes in a reusable green glass jar with a bamboo top that can be used to store replacement face stones. It's a great Mother's Day gift for your wife to help keep her facial skin healthy and glowing.
Relaxation Mother’s Day gift for your wife
You can still give your wife the gift of relaxation this Mother’s Day without planning out an entire spa day getaway for your partner. Encourage mom to relax at home day after day with this stone sleep mask from Baloo Living. Choose from an amethyst, purple fluorite, blue lace agate, or rose quartz sleep stone crystal to put inside the center pocket of this light-blocking and sound-muffling mask with a velcro closure.
Mother’s Day workout gifts for your wife
Give your wife the gift of a great workout this Mother’s Day with a custom yoga mat from Personalization Mall. Made from PVC material with anti-slip backing on mat, this high-quality yoga mat is lightweight but durable and won’t bunch or bend during workouts. The mat features pretty sparkles at one end and can be customized with a name in printed cursive script at the opposite end. Measuring 68 inches by 24 inches, this mat’s thickness is 1/4 inch.
Mother’s Day CBD gift for your wife
This is one Mother’s Day gift for your wife that is almost guaranteed to help her chill out. The House of Wise stress kit includes a 15ml bottle of hemp-derived CBD oil and 10 full spectrum CBD gummies specifically formulated to relieve stress. House of Wise is a personal wellness brand founded by mom of three, Amanda Goetz, focused on making high-quality CBD products that empower women (specifically moms) to take control of their life’s stressors.
Mother’s Day plants for your wife
What plant-loving mom wouldn’t love a new set of succulents for Mother’s Day? An assortment of succulent plants in a heart-shaped planter are included in this Mother’s Day gift set from Lula’s Garden, along with a perfect candle. If your wife loves plants but doesn’t necessarily have the greenest thumb, succulents are easy to care for and can brighten up any space in your home. These succulents only need to be watered once every other week and grow best in bright or indirect sunlight.
Mother’s Day electronic gifts for your wife
If your wife could use the gift of some peace and quiet this Mother’s Day (and really, everyday) consider giving her a new pair of headphones. The Google Pixel Buds Pro are a top choice for tech-savvy moms. This set of wireless headphones are small, lightweight, and come in fun colors. They can work with any bluetooth-compatible device, and have up to 31 hours of listening time.
Mother’s Day decorative gifts for your wife
Sentimental gifts with their children’s names always have a special place in a mom’s heart — especially on Mother’s Day. From Koios Crafts on Etsy, this rustic wooden accent “mom” sign can be customized with your children’s names in raised, 3D lettering connected with red hearts. The sign is available in various finishes including a washed blue (pictured), walnut, rosewood, ebony, and cherry. Each small sign measures approximately 6.2 inches by 17.4 inches, but larger signs can also be ordered.
A Mother’s Day photo gift for your wife
This Mother’s Day gift for your wife is a fun twist on a traditional framed photo. Pictured above is a custom silhouette art featuring a classic white wood frame with a white border matting. To order, simply submit a photo of your child and the experts at Minted will create a silhouette print for you to proof before the final product is produced in your choice of 26 high-pigmented color options. Upgraded options including foil-pressed printing and specialty frames are available at an additional charge.
Mother’s Day sunnies for your wife
The thing about being a mom is that sometimes you just want something for you. Something you don’t have to share, something that isn’t for the good of everyone in the house, and something that you love. Something that makes you feel like you. And these accessories like this pair of cat-eye sunglasses from Anthropologie do just that. Endorsed by Oprah, when you gift them to your wife for Mother’s Day, she’ll look and feel extra stylish.
Mother’s Day tote bag for your wife
If you really want to splurge on your wife’s Mother’s Day gift this year, this gorgeous designer tote bag from Clare V. is a stunner. The bag’s dimensions measure 15 inches deep by 12.5 inches across and 4.5 inches wide. It has a 4-inch handle drop and a 10-inch shoulder drop strap, plus a removable black leather crossbody strap that measures 26 inches in length. The bag is a camel-colored suede made from Italian cowhide leather with a chambray lining. The exterior is simple and minimalistic with a single black stripe and a single white stripe down the bag’s center.
Mother’s Day makeup gift set for your wife
Whether your life loves to get glam on a regular basis or saves her makeup skills for special occasions, a makeup gift set like this one from Glossier is a fun choice for a Mother’s Day gift. Included in this set are three essential products that come together to create a fresh-faced look. Glossier’s Boy Brow grooming pomade, Cloud Paint cheek color, and Lash Slick film form mascara are staple products that are specifically formulated to be easy to use. Available in various shades, these three sample-sized products come packaged in a convenient carrying case.
Mother’s Day flowers for your wife
As a mom, I absolutely love a good subscription service. If I can have it delivered right to my doorstep month after month, I’m all about it. This floral subscription service from Bouqs is a gift for your wife that will keep on giving long after Mother’s Day. Each month, she’ll get a variety-filled bouquet with between 10 and 16 handpicked flowers sourced directly from eco-friendly farms using sustainable growing practices. Simply drop them into a vase and they'll brighten up any area of your home.
Mother’s Day lingerie for your wife
With an Underclub subscription, your wife will receive two pairs of underwear each month delivered right to your home in discreet packaging. Choose which style is right for her — sleek and sexy, feminine and flirty, bold and fun, clean and classic — which colors, patterns, and fit she prefers, and Underclub will take care of the rest. You can even make notes on your order to help the specialists at Underclub choose the perfect pairs for your wife. Whether she’s all about comfort or loves to feel sexy and empowered with her lingerie, this is a gift that she can enjoy month after month.
A unique personalized Mother’s Day memory gift
Sentimental gifts always have a special place in a mom’s heart — especially on Mother’s Day. This metal signpost by Chris Crooks for Uncommon Goods is a personalized work of art to put in your yard as a reminder of loved ones near and far. Stacked arrows are customized with the names of family members and the distance between their home and yours, pointing in the direction of where they are. The steel sign has an oxidized finish that will patina over time, but is weather-resistant.
Whether you’re leaning towards a custom gift, a unique subscription, or a single-item splurge you know they’ll use everyday, these Mother’s Day gifts will remind your wife that your thoughtfulness is one of their favorite things about you.
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