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40 Valentine’s Gifts For The Mom Trying to Do It All 




Written by:

Barbara Mighdoll

February 14th is just around the corner!

If you're looking for Valentine's gifts for the moms in your life. You've come to the right place.

Valentine's Day isn't just reserved for romantic love – it's a day to express appreciation for all the special people in our lives, especially moms. From those selfless moms gracefully managing everyday tasks with a constant smile to those excelling in their professional careers, or the ones who cherish nature and appreciate a good fashion find, this day is the perfect opportunity to show gratitude. Whether she's a new mom navigating the challenges of parenthood or an exhausted mama navigating childcare, career, and what’s for dinner, our carefully curated list of Valentine's day gift ideas for moms is designed to make her day exceptionally memorable. Explore my carefully curated selection and find the perfect way to say, “I love you, Mom.”

For the mom who is a homebody 

Rag and Bone Miramar Jeans

Elevate your stay-at-home loungewear with these 100% French terry jeans featuring an elastic waistband and cuffs. Designed to add a touch of style to your at-home look, they're also stretchy enough to cater to postpartum moms who appreciate a bit more flexibility in their pants.

Old Navy Valentine's Day Pajamas

Celebrate Valentine's Day at home in style with these adorable heart-patterned pajama set. Crafted from 100% cotton and boasting a loose fit, they're perfect for pregnant or postpartum moms. Plus, they come in matching sizes for the whole family, making it a delightful ensemble for everyone.

Apothecary 18 Sandalwood Vanilla Candle

Indulge in the delightful notes of sandalwood and vanilla with this candle. It's the perfect companion whether you're doing housework or lounging on the couch with a good cup of coffee and a captivating book.

Fourth Wing

Rebecca Yarros's romantic fantasy novel is the ideal steamy romance to set the mood for Valentine's Day. Filled with dragons, tales of friendships, alliances shifting to enmity (and vice versa), and all the captivating elements in between, this is one of my favorite books—you won't be able to put it down.

For the mom who loves a spa day

Hanni Splash Salve

Revitalize your skin with this in-shower deep conditioning body cream treatment designed to combat dryness and uneven texture. It's a vegan product crafted sustainably, and the aluminum jar is recyclable, ensuring a thoughtful approach to skincare and the environment.

Saje Fortified Warmth Bath Salt

Immerse yourself in relaxation with this bath salt blend infused with herbal essential oils such as eucalyptus, peppermint, and rosemary. Simply add 2-5 tablespoons to a warm bath, and instantly experience soothing and relaxation.

Merit The Weekday Set

Achieve that effortless no-make up makeup look with this minimalist makeup set. Merit's lightweight and hydrating formula not only provides lasting wear but also contains fatty acids, creating a hydrated and dewy look that stays put throughout the day. I recently switched most of my daily makeup routine products over to Merit and can confirm they are good.

Clarins Cryo Face Mask

Experience the benefits of this 10-minute face mask, enriched with a blend of gel and cream. Designed to minimize pores, brighten the skin, and promote a smoother and firmer complexion, this hydrating mask provides an invigorating icy-cold sensation. It's an ideal addition to your skincare routine, perfect for any mom—whether you've been up all night with a crying baby or simply need a refreshing pick-me-up for your skin.

For the fashionista

Dorsey Baguette Necklace

Illuminate the neckline of fashion enthusiasts with these lab-grown white sapphires in a baguette cut. Set in either 18K gold-coated brass or sterling silver, this necklace is versatile enough to grace a fancy event or elevate a loungewear look paired with sneakers. Set this present in a gift box and leave it on her pillow for a cute surprise!

This 14K gold necklace is an ideal piece to complement various outfits. It strikes the right balance, being casual enough for a workout class and classy enough for a night out on the town.

Dorsey Clemence Bracelet

Adorn your wrist with this bracelet, showcasing a delicate strand of round-cut stones set in 18-karat gold-coated sterling silver. The bezel setting highlights lab-grown sapphires, making it a beautiful accessory for everyday wear or to add a touch of elegance to a fancy outfit.

Elleme Cross Body Bag

This khaki-green bag serves as an ideal accessory, whether you're heading out for a night on the town or making a quick trip to the grocery store. Crafted with protective base studs and soft suede, you can either wear it across the body or carry it using the top handle.

For the mom turned chef

Le Creuset Cast Iron Chef Oven

The exquisite Le Creuset classic is versatile for various cooking styles, including simmering, boiling, braising, and baking. I'm pulling it out for soup season and I especially love how it looks sitting on my kitchen stove.

Alex Snodgrass Dinner Tonight Cookbook

One of my favorite foodie influencers on Instagram, Alex Snodgrass, has mastered the art of creating delicious and healthy meals. Her recipes are not only tasty but also easy to whip up, and she provides alternatives to accommodate a variety of diets.

Kind of Wild Wine Bundle

Culinary master Katie Lee Biegel's favorite white, red and rose wine bundle is the perfect gift for a mom who appreciates a nice glass of wine after a long day or for the mom who sips it while making dinner.

Whirley Popcorn Maker

Effortlessly whip up popcorn with this vintage-inspired stovetop popcorn maker that not only works quickly but also adds a touch of chic to your stovetop. It's an excellent choice for moms looking to unwind in the evening with a delightful combination of popcorn and a glass of wine. Added bonus, pair it with a truffle salt with 10% truffle for a decadent treat.

valentine's gifts for moms, including candles, wine, books and pajamas

For the adventurer

The Vista Straw Hat  

Explore exotic rainforests or relax on tropical beaches with ease, thanks to the Lack of Color wide-brim straw hat. Its adjustable chin strap ensures the hat stays in place during your hiking adventures or leisurely beach moments.

Cadence Containers

Ideal for the mom embracing spontaneous adventures, these leak-proof containers with a minimalist design make for the perfect gift. Whether she's backpacking across the globe or opting for a last-minute vacation with friends, these TSA-compliant compartments are ready for the journey. Perfect for fitting your skincare regimen or supplements, they add convenience to your travel essentials.

Apple AirTags

Airtags make an ideal gift for travel enthusiasts, providing peace of mind by allowing easy tracking of your luggage.

Kindle Paperwhite

Enjoy on-the-go entertainment with the Kindle Paperwhite, offering a reading experience similar to real paper. It features adjustable light settings and is waterproof for added convenience. When paired with Audible, you have access to to audiobooks and with Kindle Unlimited, you gain unlimited access to over 2 million books.

For the working mama 

The Sill Philodendron Green

For the working professional, there's no better gift than a desk companion. This pothos plant comes in a charming cream, black or olive ceramic vessel, perfectly enhancing office decor.

Apple AirPods Pro

Whether you're in the car or on a lunch break meeting, these AirPods offer an ideal solution. With active noise cancellation, transparency mode, and adaptive audio that adjusts noise control to your surroundings, they enhance your meeting experience. Make this gift even more special by adding a personalized engraving with a sweet message.

Machete Bar Keychain

An ideal solution for keeping your keys organized, ensuring you don't have to rummage through your briefcase or purse to find your home or work keys.

Pottery Barn Picture Frames

Every working mom deserves chic picture frames to decorate her work desk, don't you think?

For the work-from-home or stay-at-home mom 

Sculpt Society Subscription (Get 1 month free!)

Give the gift of a workout to the stay-at-home mom in your life. Who better to receive this than a mom juggling kids and finding it challenging to make it to the gym? This subscription offers top-notch dance-cardio workouts, and I personally enjoy them—it's a fun way to stay active!

Manicurist Starter Kit

Ideal for stay-at-home moms without the luxury of a babysitter for those much-needed mani-pedi outings during nap time. This convenient manicure kit includes all the essentials for applying and removing your Green Flash LED nail polish. Enjoy salon-quality results from the comfort of your home!

Terra Kaffe 01

For the stay-at-home mom who deserves the perfect cup of coffee, consider the gift of the TK-01 automatic espresso coffee machine. This sleek appliance effortlessly grinds fresh beans before each brew, froths both dairy and alternative milks to perfection, features a convenient self-clean mode, and adds a stylish touch to your kitchen counter.

Crate and Barrel Stoneware Mug

Enhance your coffee accessories with a set of these mugs. Crafted from artisanal stoneware, these sand-colored mugs feature a distinctive speckled design that adds an extra touch of elegance to your morning ritual.

valentine's gifts for moms including airpods, mugs, plants, and sun hat

For the pregnant mama

Hatch Belly Besties Gift Box

This belly-themed gift box is curated with luxurious pregnancy essentials. Pamper that mam-to-be in your life with a silky belly mask to reduce stretch marks, nourishing belly oil, and my personal favorite, non-toxic pregnancy milestone tattoos for your belly.

Sunflower Motherhood Tote Bag

This canvas mama tote offers a sophisticated solution for keeping all your mom and kid essentials organized. It features dedicated sections for diapers and wipes, as well as convenient storage for keys, phones, and a wallet. Beyond its everyday functionality, this versatile bag serves as an ideal hospital bag, which makes for a thoughtful valentines day gift for new moms who are contemplating how to stay organized once their baby arrives.

Goldbelly Bagel Delivery

Celebrate the mom-to-be with a delivery of two dozen New York bagels straight to your door. Plus, if you have extras, you can freeze them for convenient postpartum breakfasts.

HATCH Mama Must-Haves Kit

Crafted from all-natural ingredients, this kit comprises belly oil for skin hydration, foot and leg cream to nourish swollen legs, and nipple and lip cream for lip for cracked skin.

For the earthy-crunchy, granola-lover mama

The Bouqs Bouquet

Impress the nature enthusiast in your life with a bouquet of 15 Juliet David Austin roses. Delivered in an eco-friendly box, these fresh flowers typically arrive in bud form, ensuring an extended shelf life. Enhance any tabletop with the elegant beauty of these garden flowers, and remember to give them a good watering!

West Elm Bamboo Shower Mat

Transform your bath into a serene spa experience with this eco-friendly, bamboo shower mat. Water-resistant and easy to wipe clean, its slatted design facilitates quick drying and promotes good airflow.

Birkenstock Boston Clogs

Absolutely essential for the wardrobe of any crunchy mom, these suede clogs are versatile and can be worn throughout the year.

Varley Sherpa Jacket

Ideal for lounging or braving a cold winter day, this soft and cozy fleece jacket combines a rugged yet feminine look. Whether you're heading for a hike or attending a yoga class, it's the perfect outerwear choice.

For the mom who appreciates a personalized touch

Oak and Lune Inez Initial Necklace

Celebrate the mom who cherishes personalized gifts with this delicate and elegant necklace. The initials on this piece can represent the names of children, a partner, or beloved pets. Elevate the charm by choosing a diamond upgrade and selecting from sterling silver, yellow gold, or rose gold options.

Farmhouse Style Apron

Embrace simplicity and farmhouse style with this minimalist apron. Make it uniquely personal by heading to Etsy and adding a special embroidered message or mama's initials on the front.

Mark and Graham Travel Jewelry Case

Crafted from textured vegan leather, this square zippered case is an ideal gift for moms who appreciate a customized touch. It's the perfect travel case for organizing and storing jewelry. 

Shutterfly Photo Book

If your little one is eager to shower mom with love, a personalized picture book is a wonderful idea to cherish memories and celebrate the day of love.

Valentines gifts for moms including a tote, apron, clogs, or custom photo book


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