From the latest sleep routine to diaper duty, first-time moms have a lot on their plates, or lack thereof, in certain situations. While every mother can approach this satisfying yet unfamiliar terrain differently, on their first Mother’s Day, we think it’s pretty safe to assume that they will all appreciate a thoughtful gesture. The perfect day for some could look like a lineup of family events that everybody would enjoy, or it may mean some time to unwind alone. She might even just fancy a nap.
We decided to come up with a gift guide focused on a range of preferences and lifestyles to help you prepare ahead this year for all the mommas in your life, seasoned pros, and beginners alike. And if you’re a mom, go ahead and indulge in the gifts that call your name; we can all accept that you deserve it. Ready for those shopping carts to start filling up? To find the most appropriate presents for moms, scroll through the 13 gift ideas for first-time moms:
For First-Time Moms With a Sweet Tooth
Design Your Own 3-Pc Bento Box, $26
The bento boxes from Sugarfina make gift-giving a lot simpler. We love this one especially, which allows you to pick three different kinds of yummy sweets.
Sur la Table Cooking Class Gift Card ($N/A)
Give a baking class to your mom so she can learn to cook up her favorite dessert, which is almost as good as she is.
Gourmet Chocolate Bars Los Angeles Chocolates Gift Set, $50
And just when we think the Compartés packaging couldn’t get any better, with this gift package, the company outdoes itself once again. Who knew that bars of chocolate could taste so good and look chic enough to frame them?
Parisian Mini Sucre D’Orge (Set of 2), $48
These mini drops come in strawberry, peach, lemon, pineapple, cherry, raspberry, apricot, and black currant flavors in a tin that is so beautiful it doesn’t need a gift wrap. We promise you that she can pop these to snack on in her purse as she goes about her busy day.
For First-Time Moms Who Loves Home Décor
Amphora Vase, $665
Flowers are a favorite of Mother’s Day, and with this beautiful ceramic vase as the backdrop, your bouquet will feel even more special. Actually, even without flowers, this colorful piece is truly striking.
Spring Street Contemporary Abstract Painting, $1900
Graphic, bold, and striking, this abstract painting on thick gallery-wrapped canvas in acrylic, pencil, and chalk is the perfect thing to embellish her walls.
Baby Book, $99
You’ll be giving everyone in the family a gift to show on the coffee table with this cute baby book. Fill it with the pictures you’ve taken over the past year or make it a tradition to add a new image on Mother’s Day each year.
yuanclllp Large Peacock Silk Embroidery Art Wall Hanging
The peacock silk embroidery wall hanging will surely make first-time moms happy and get excited. It’s a unique and stunning gift that can be hung in the living room, bedroom, bathroom, or kitchen. Besides, if you know how to embroider, a handmade embroidery wall hanging is the best gift. Nothing is more meaningful than a DIY present. You can get our site for more embroidery pattern ideas.
For First-Time Moms Who Needs a Nap
Silk Eye Mask, $50
In an assortment of trendy shades, this silk eye mask comes and will make a sleepy and fashionable mom very happy.
Cashmere Fur-Pompom Slipper, $174
After a long day on your feet, there is nothing more relaxing than slipping into a pair of warm slippers. These will provide the rest they deserve for tired dogs.
Poppies Throw Blanket, $445
For those looking to curl up for a catnap while dreaming of flowering fields, this is the ideal throw blanket.
Emily Navy Hearts Cotton Pajama Set, $155
A pajama set that is comfortable and breathable will make a lot of difference. Just don’t say we haven’t warned you if she remains for the entire day in these checkered-print jammies.
For First-Time Moms Who Loves to Primp
Divine Duo™ Lip & Cheek, $46
What mom doesn’t want a two-in-one beauty product that is smart and pretty!)? This creamy multipurpose color goes smoothly on lips and cheeks and has a matt finish. The color can be mixed and designed so that, day or night, she can get the look she likes.
Drybar Gift Card, $N/A
Give your mom a blowout! This is a wonderful gift because whenever her schedule allows, it will give her an excuse to go out and do something special.
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer, $400
This high-end hair dryer lets her do it herself at home while still getting the luxurious feeling if you know the mom in your life would be too busy to really go to the salon for a blowout. Plus, since it is a high quality, it will last for years to come.
F. Miller Travel Kit, $108
With this package of lip balm, face oil, and body oil, give your mom a relaxing, travel-friendly skincare experience.
It is true that being a parent is both the hardest and the best job in our life. Obviously, the first months of motherhood can be beautiful, special, meaningful but they can be extremely stressful, frustrating, and difficult. So, these gift ideas for first-time moms are a great way to make them happy and melt away stress. Hopefully, these gift ideas for first-time moms inspire you.