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5 Thoughtful Gifts for Moms

Make the Single Mom in Your Life Feel Special


When choosing holiday or birthday gifts for moms, consider putting more emphasis on choosing a thoughtful gift, versus an expensive gift. The following gifts for moms will make the special woman in your life feel loved and appreciated.

Thoughtful Gift #1: Give Mom a Break

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When you think of all she does in a typical day, it's easy to see that she could use a break! Schedule a babysitter so that she can have a night to herself, or take on some of the regular chores and duties she does around the house.

Additional Suggestions:

  • Rent her favorite movie
  • Make dinner or order her favorite take-out

Thoughtful Gift #2: Pamper Her

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Pamper her with a massage, a manicure, or a pedicure. Remember, too, that these gifts don't have to cost a lot of money. Instead of spending $50 on a spa certificate, you can pick up all of the supplies you'll need at a local dollar store. Taking the time and effort to pamper her yourself if quite an act of love!

Additional Suggestions:

  • Serve her breakfast in bed
  • Give her a foot rub

Thoughtful Gift #3: Serve Her

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Think of a personal service that would mean a lot to her. Perhaps you could clean out her car, or make several frozen meals to have on hand for busy evenings.

Additional Suggestions:

  • Print out some "I-O-U" coupons
  • Clean the bathroom

Thoughtful Gift #4: Tell Her How You Feel

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Whether you're planning for her birthday, or her favorite holiday, this is the perfect time to put into words all of the warm and loving feelings you have for this special woman. These are the kinds of gifts that she'll treasure forever!

Additional Suggestions:

  • Write a simple poem
  • List all the ways your mom positively touches your life

Thoughtful Gift #5: Spoil Her

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What are some of the things that she really enjoys, but typically does not buy for herself? A gift that spoils her could be as simple as a box of her favorite chocolates or the body lotion she loves but rarely buys. Be creative and see what different ideas you come up with.

Additional Suggestions:

  • Buy a one-year subscription to her favorite magazine
  • Purchase concert tickets to see her favorite band or artist

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