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17 Fabulous gifts for the busy moms in your life (Updated 2020)

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Finding the perfect gift for busy moms is one of the hardest things to do. If you’re like me, it causes massive stress and anxiety even though I start early. With recent global events, you’re probably more anxious about choosing the right gift.

Your gift selection is now governed by more than just which store, item, price and gift packaging.

Now you have to source your gift at an online store which can deliver on time. 

Here are a few  great Amazon ideas to help. This post gives you a list of simple but genuine gifts any busy woman will love.

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Gift Ideas for Busy Moms

If you’re looking for gifts for the busy moms in your life, one of the best ways  is to consider her daily routine. Then think of her recent lifestyle choices. Perhaps she’s
now :

  • working from home
  •  home schooling her kids 
  • a virtual teacher 
  • has started an online business as a virtual assistant
  • a blogger 

Gifts for work at home moms

Working from home is far from easy. Ideal gifts would be anything that helps her to stay healthy and boosts her daily productivity during her work day.

1.  Water Bottle with Time Marker

Although moms know the importance of staying hydrated, it’s so hard to stay on track. This water bottle  with time marker is a winning gift for  busy moms because:

  • it is easy to port
  • has a great nozzle that prevents spills and leaks
  • is BPA friendly
  • she can time track their water intake

2.   Personal Organizer

If your mom is super busy,  this Erin Condren planner makes a perfect gift.

Help her to organize and keep track of everything in her life – her goals, appointments, self-care and family events. Find more info, on the awesome benefits of this planner here.


3.  Coffee Warmer

Does your mom reheat her coffee often? This coffee warmer is the ideal way to ensure she drinks her coffee the way she likes it – hot – no matter how long it takes to finish.

Check out this YouTube video on why this Electric Cup BeveragePlate is sure to be a winner with your mom.


4. IUGA Yoga Pants 

A great gift for a work at home mom is comfortable IUGA yoga pants so they can spend hours in them at their desks when deadlines draw close. Here’s an extract from the product description to convince you to invest in these leggings:

Made of Super Soft material, the workout leggings are very comfy with Four-way Stretch material that promotes both compression and support


5.  Gym Workout T-Shirt with Pockets

Super soft and comfy, these Tshirts are the perfect companion to the yoga pants above. Dsscribed by the advertiser as ‘quick-dry’, ‘breathable’ and ‘stretchy’,  they also look chick and trendy too.

Heartwarming Gifts your Mom will Love

1.  Books for the book lover

If your mom is a book lover, here’s a list of inspiring reads that will keep her engrossed for months to come.

First, a life-changing book about the experience of an ordinary woman like you and me. It’s a short but inspiring read that will leave her with restored faith.

The Power Of Unexpected Miracles: A True Story About a Series of Blessings In Disguise 



2. Amazon Kindle Membership

The gift of an Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited Membership Plans is also a book lover’s dream.



Here are two awesome self-improvement books your mom can get free with an Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited Membership Plan. 

Give her the chance to find ways to reduce her stress and increase her happiness with these books.

3. Memoir Journal

Do you really know your mom? About her life before you were born? Know her thoughts and dreams and hopes for her future? 

Gift her this beautiful journal to record her life experiences. The act of formally documenting her life is sure to send her down memory lane.

The best part is that it will be passed on to you in her own writing and words, one that will go on for future generations.

It will in time become a family heirloom more precious than diamonds or rubies.

Mom’s Journal: What I Want You to Know About Me and My Life(Hardcover) by Jennifer Basye Sander  (5.0 out of 5 stars 4 rating)



4.  Adult coloring book 

Give your mom the gift of self care with this adult coloring book. Mom Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book will give her hours of Me-time to relax and unwind. 


5.  A Trendy Crossbody Bag

Could your mom do with a little help to keep track of the stuff she carries around with her daily?

This beautiful bag is the solution. Large enough for a standard wallet, cell phone, bottle of water and an iPad and space for lots more.


6. Ballet slippers

Travel Ballet Slip On shoes      are a match made in heaven for busy moms. These flat,  soft, silky ballet shoes come with a pouch that you can take everywhere with you. Say goodbye to aching feet from high heels at the office or a party. Slip them and slide your feet into these nests of comfort.



7. Movie Star Bath Caddy

The hectic pace of your mom’s life means that her greatest luxury is the joy of taking a long bath. Of course, she has to add a glass of wine and a book to heighten the pleasure.

This Bath Caddy Tray for Bathtub is exactly what your mom needs. It has an ‘ adjustable tray and safety slots ‘ to hold all that she needs when she revels in the steamy, soapy water.


 8. Bath Bombs Gift Set

These bath bombs are just what a busy mom needs to elevate her bath to movie star status and leave her skin soft and silky.

•   Made from shea and cocoa butter
•   Hydrates and moisturises skin
•   Wrapped individually
•   Coloured with natural ingredients so no stained tub later


9.  Winter Must-Haves 

This is a prized set of winter goodies. can be worn together or separately.

Made of soft-spun acrylic, they keep you snug while out. Best of all are these winter gloves with ‘ touch screen fingers on the Thumb, Index and Middle Finger ‘ so you can still use your favourite touch screen device in cold weather.





10. Snuggly Winter Jacket

Your mom will love this smart Military style jacket. With an attached hood and made from quick-drying stretch fabric, this anorak will get an uptick if your mom has to be out and about in the winter months.

Get more info about it here.



11.  Comfy Pyjamas

These fabulous PJs are just what you need when it’s bitterly cold and you want to be smart but dressed for bed at the same time.

Soft and fleecy, these pyjamas will be a winner with your mom.

Read more about these wonderful pyjamas here.


12. Amazon Subscriptions to make life easier

Try Amazon Home Services

Why not gift your mom more time to pursue her interests? Give her a subscription to Amazon Home Services so she can get her home cleaned by hand-picked professionals.

This will spare her the bother of having to do it all herself. Find out more about this here.  




Give the Gift of Amazon Prime

This is a superb gift.With Amazon Prime you get access to thousands of movies and TV shows and over a million songs and hundreds of playlists.

Find out more here.




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Your Turn

And there you have it, 10 awesome gifts your mom will love and appreciate. This will take away the stress of finding the perfect gift for your mom.

Do you have any gift ideas for busy moms?  Share them in the comments below.

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12 thoughts on “17 Fabulous gifts for the busy moms in your life (Updated 2020)”

  1. I love this post, since I’m always looking for great Mom gifts that are fun and original! Love that you’re a classroom escapee, I’m still in there and haven’t broken out yet! At least there’s hope LOL!

  2. Poovanesh! I’m so honored that you had my book presented at the top of your list! That is so thoughtful. Yes, I definitely believe this story will resonate with Mothers! Thank you. I loved all the other gift suggestions and I have a ‘cross-body’ bag on my wish list. Many blessings.

  3. Aaaaa this is a SUPER POST!!! A few weeks ago my friend of 4 children had a birthday and it was a problem to find something! In the end, I gifted her a teacup and bath bombs but you are saving my life for few next times 😀 😀 😀

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