Sentimental Gifts for Mom

Every year on the first Sunday of May, families around the world gather to celebrate motherhood. For those of us who are lucky enough to grow up basked in the unconditional love of our mothers, we make good use of Mother’s Day by getting our moms a little something to let them know that we love them. Or perhaps you are a husband (lucky wife!) who is looking for a Mother’s Day gift on behalf of your kids. In either case, you will find plenty of really cool gift ideas in this gift guide. These ideas are curated for Mother’s Day in mind, but they are just as great for other occasions such as mom’s birthday and Christmas.

This is not the first time we write about Mother’s Day gift ideas, we also did a sentimental mother-daughter gift guide a while ago. So hopefully we’ll be able to help provide some inspiration.

And if you’re looking for thoughtful words to share with a mother, make sure you check out these beautiful mother-daughter quotes which are complete with illustrations — perfect for adding to your Pinterest board!


List of Sentimental Mother’s Day Gifts

1. Dogeared Amazing Mom Necklace

Let’s start the list with this charming necklace for your amazing mom. Features a delicate gold chain with a lustrous pearl set in the stylish disc pendant. This necklace looks simple and elegant. It is arranged on a sentimental keepsake card ready for gift-giving.

Dogeared Amazing Mom Necklace
Dogeared Amazing Mom Pearl Disc Necklace

2. Most Awesome Mom Mug

For the most awesome mom. This good-looking mug is perfect for moms who love coffee. 14oz capacity. It has a gold handle to make her feel rich and awesome when enjoying her favorite coffee.

Most Awesome Mom Mug
Most Awesome Mom Gold Metallic Mug

3. You’re The Best Figurine 

A sentimental Mother’s Day gift from daughter. This lovely figurine depicts the close bond between a mother and her daughter. It is beautifully crafted and painted in soft pastel tones.

You're The Best Figurine 
You’re The Best Mother Daughter Figurine

4. The Mom Box Sign

You can also get a nice home decor for her. Make her smile with this vintage box sign that reads “You’re the mom everyone wishes they had”. This sign is made of high-quality wood and it is beautifully painted in a distressed style. It is also nicely sized to look great on the bedside table, dressing table, or in the office.

The Mom Box Sign
Primitives By Kathy The Mom Box Sign

5. Cool Mom Bag

A black and white, stylish fabric tote for the cool mom.

Cool Mom Bag
BodhiPaw Minimalist Cool Mom Bag

6. Crown Ring Holder

A ceramic crown for the queen of your life. It is an adorable dish to place your rings, earrings and other small gems.

Crown Ring Holder
Ceramic Crown Trinket Holder

7. Mom Quotes Keychain

An inexpensive Mother’s Day gift under $10 — a solid stainless steel keychain to tell your mom how much you love her.

Mom Quotes Keychain
Udobuy Mom Quotes Keychain

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8. Mom Giant Wine Glass

Mom’s life is stressful. She needs to have a glass of wine from time to time. A glass of wine in this wine glass will definitely satisfy her need. This glass holds an entire 25.4 ounces bottle of wine. It says “Mom, for putting up with me, you deserve all the Wine”

Mom Giant Wine Glass
Fun Giant Wine Glass for Mom

9. Mom Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book

This cute coloring book makes one of the best gifts for moms with small kids. It is filled with 30 snarky illustrations that describe what motherhood is really like. Hilarious and fun. Grab the colored pencils and color away from the stress of mom’s daily life.

Mom Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book
Mom Life Adult Coloring Book

10. It’s Friday Travel Tumbler

If you are looking for gifts for working mom, this travel mug is a wonderful choice. It is made of solid ceramic with a cute design. It says “Woo hoo it’s Friday. Oh wait… I’m a Mom”. This statement is hilarious but true as we all know that a mom’s working days is 365 days with no holiday.

It's Friday Oh Wait I'm A Mom Ceramic Travel Tumbler
Friday Mom Travel Tumbler

11. Inspirational Badass Pen Set

Another great gift for working moms — A set of six pretty pens that glide on smoothly. They are colorful and imprinted with sassy motivational quotes. Brighten up her days, add a little extra color to your mom’s work desk.

Inspirational Badass Pen Set
Inspirational Badass Pen Set for Women

12. Funny Mug 

This is for the ultimate ruler in your house. If you don’t listen to her, she might not cook your dinner.

Funny Mug 
Funny Queen Mug

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13. DC Comics Wonder Woman Sticky Notes Booklet 

She is powerful, she can do everything for you. She is the superheroine in your life. Get this Wonder Woman sticky notes pack for her to write down the heroic acts she needs to perform.

DC Comics Wonder Woman Sticky Notes Booklet 
Wonder Woman Sticky Notes

14. Philosophy Senorita Margarita Shampoo/Shower Gel/Bubble Bath

You can also choose a good skincare for mom. Pamper her with Philosophy Senorita Margarita 3-in-1 shampoo bath gel. It cleanses and conditions skin and hair. Rich lather, moisturizing formula, pleasing citrusy flavor. Use it and leave the bathroom smelling like a margarita!

Philosophy Senorita Margarita Shampoo/Shower Gel/Bubble Bath
Philosophy Senorita Margarita Shampoo/Shower Gel/Bubble Bath

15. Mother Daughter Necklace 

A meaningful necklace in a simple design. A big circle interlock with a small circle symbolizes the closeness of a mom and her daughter. This necklace looks chic and nice. It is a fantastic gift for mom from daughter.

Mother Daughter Necklace 
Mother Daughter Circles Necklace

16. Elephant Family Hundle Figurine

A loving elephant family surrounded by love and warmth. Crafted with fine details, they look absolutely beautiful.

Elephant Family Hundle Figurine
Elephant Family Figurine

17. Simply The Best Mom: Fill-In Journal

The pinnacle of all sentimental mom gifts. Complete this journal with the help of useful prompts. Record the precious moments with mom by describing them in writing. Personalize the journal covered with your imagination! Add awesome stickers or photos or simply sign your name at the bottom in the space provided by the journal. This is just the kind of gift that mom will love to get on Mother’s Day — personal and emotional.

Simply The Best Mom: Fill-In Journal
Mom Journal

18. Mom Pocket Token

Sentimental token to express your love to her. Pocket size, solid metal. It makes an amazing small gift for mom from kids.

The back of this coin reads “Mother, when I think of you, I remember the warmth of your eyes and the beauty that blooms like a rose every time you smile.”

Mom Pocket Token
Mom Keepsake Pocket Token

19. Vintage Carnation Floral Tote Bag

A multipurpose tote that mom can use as an everyday bag, grocery bag or book bag. It has a lovely floral pattern featuring carnation flowers on a vintage yellow background. Large capacity, sturdy and useful.

Vintage Carnation Floral Tote Bag
Vintage Carnation Floral Bag

20. La Chatelaine Hand Cream Gift Set

A trio of luxurious hand creams from the South of France. Made from the finest natural ingredients blended with organic shea butter, Vitamin E, and argan oil. They are moisturizing and nourishing for all skin types.

La Chatelaine Hand Cream Gift Set
La Chatelaine Hand Cream

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21. Love You Mom Pears

Three of the most darling little pears to make your mom smile this Mother’s Day. Vintage green color, mini in size.

Green Love You Mom Pears
Green Love You Mom Pears

22. I Love You Mom Spoon

A sentimental gift that mom can use frequently. Practical and cute.

I Love You Mom Spoon
I Love You Mom Spoon

23. Special Love Poem Cutting Board

Good quality bamboo cutting board engraved with love poem designed especially for the important woman in your life. The engraving reads “So much of me is made from what I learned from you you’ll always be with me like a handprint on my heart ~ I Love You”.

Special Love Poem Bamboo Cutting Board
Special Love Poem Board

That concludes our list of 20+ sentimental Mother’s Day gifts. Thanks for reading.

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