Being a stay-at-home mom is no easy job. You have to manage the household and keep the kids alive. So what do you get the woman who juggles everyone else's schedule and her own? When you want to give her the world, but that's not possible, we've curated a list of thoughtful, relaxing, and gifts to make her life easier. We have gift ideas for every stay-at-home mom and every budget. Here's an overview if you need to skip ahead.
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Let's start with our top gifts for stay-at-home moms that are sure to make stay-at-home moms smile.
Our top gift idea picks for every stay-at-home mom
Whether you are looking for a birthday or holiday gift for the stay-at-home mom in your life, we have gift ideas for the woman who takes care of the entire family.
- The most practical gift for her: 17-Month Weekly Organizer
- The most unique gift for her: Lomi Electric Composter
- The most relaxing gift for her: TheraBox Self-Care Subscription Box
- The most fun gift for her: Pela Phone Case
- The most thoughtful gift for her: Knock Knock What I Love About Mom Journal
Gifts for stay-at-home moms under 50$
You don't need to spend a ton of money to get the perfect gift for the stay-at-home mom in your life. Here are some gift ideas that won't break the bank.
1. TheraBox Self-Care Subscription Box
Instead of one gift, why not get her a monthly subscription box that she can pamper herself with? This self-care box is filled with products to give her spa treatment and is curated by a therapist. The first box is $39 and each additional box is $45 but is filled with over $100 worth of product.
Why she’ll love it: Not only does this box have 7 products to pamper her, but it comes with one self-care activity that is inspired by neuroscience and positive psychology to lift the mind, body, and spirit.
2. Mom Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book
Who says that coloring is just for kids? Help her take a break from raising kids and connecting with her inner child. Coloring is a great way to relax and she'll love this mom-focused coloring book.
Why she’ll love it: This coloring book has photos with relatable sayings like 'My little Monsters' and 'I look so peaceful when my kids are sleeping that she's sure to enjoy.
3. Knock Knock What I Love About Mom Journal
No matter her kid's age, this journal is a great gift idea. It is full of writing prompts that help the kids tell mom just how much they love her. Adults can write down younger children's answers while older kids (and maybe dad) can write down their own.
Why she’ll love it: This is a customizable journal so you can make it funny, sappy, or whatever you want!
4. Yeti Rambler 26 oz Bottle with Chug Cap
Yetis are the perfect gift to keep her beverages at just the right temperature. They come in a wide variety of colors and are virtually indestructible. Whether she wants to keep her morning cup of coffee hot while chasing around the little ones or to keep something a little stronger cold after they've gone to sleep, she'll love this tumbler.
Why she’ll love it: The chug cap is perfect for getting quick sips while carting the kids to all their activities.
5. Ododos Out Pocket High-Waisted Yoga Pants
These leggings have nearly 30,000 positive reviews on Amazon. Since they're so affordable, you could even buy her a few pairs. With so many colors to choose from, she'll want a pair for every day of the week.
Why she’ll love it: These leggings are moisture-wicking and are perfect for the gym or chasing the kids around the playground.
6. Chaos Coordinator Shirt
This t-shirt perfectly sums up what it is like to be a stay-at-home mom. She coordinates the family chaos and looks great while doing it. There are a bunch of different colors to choose from and they're super affordable.
Why she’ll love it: This t-shirt will pair perfectly with her leggings, messy bun, and iced coffee. Mom hair, don't care!
7. Best Mom Ever Candle
Scented candles always make great gift ideas and stay-at-home moms will love this one. It smells amazing with scents of jasmine, cream, and wood. These soy wax candles are made in the USA and you'll be supporting small businesses with this purchase.
Why she’ll love it: Not only is it a wonderfully scented candle, but when it's all gone she can use it for any bits and bobbles she needs to stow away.
8. 17-Month Weekly Organizer
With so many people to keep track of, make her life a little easier with a planner. With this one planner, she can stay on top of the entire family's schedule. If you're looking for super practical gifts, this is one of the best gifts you can get her.
Why she’ll love it: Not only does it have monthly and weekly planning grids, but it has weekly menus and grocery planning. It also has over 350 stickers and what stay-at-home mom doesn't love stickers?
9. El Paso Designs Mexican Yoga Blanket
There are so many possibilities with this beautiful blanket. It comes in a wide variety of colors and it can be used indoors and outdoors. And it's made of super soft, eco-friendly recycled fibers.
Why she’ll love it: This blanket is truly versatile. She can use it on the next family picnic or she can snuggle up with the kids (or husband after the little kids go to sleep) on the couch.
10. Vekkia Rechargeable Neck Book Light
If she loves reading a good book after the kids go to bed, she is going to love this unique gift. It's a wearable book light with noise-canceling headphones. It's the perfect gift for when she needs a little bit of time for herself.
Why she’ll love it: This lightweight book light is hands-free and features 9 brightness modes and 3 color temperatures. Perfect for reading or crafting without keeping the rest of the family up.
Top gifts for stay-at-home moms (50-100$)
Moving on to the mid-range priced gifts for stay-at-home moms, we have some great options for birthday or Christmas gifts, whatever you need for the woman who does it all.
11. Pela Phone Case
A stay-at-home mom's phone is very important to her. It keeps her in contact with the family and can help her schedule everyone's life. Because it's so important, it should be protected. A good phone case makes sure her phone is safe from the chaos that is mom's life.
Why she’ll love it: While these phone cases look gentle, they are quite tough! Thanks to the power of plants, her phone will easily survive daily drops with this 100% compostable phone case.
12. Nearly Natural 43-Inch Dracaena Silk Artificial Plant
If she doesn't have time to take care of anything else but wants some greenery to brighten up her space, this faux dracaena plant is a great idea. It looks real but requires zero maintenance, perfect for busy moms.
Why she’ll love it: She'll love how real this silk plant looks, but she'll really love that it doesn't need any watering or trimming.
13. Blink Outdoor HD Security Camera
Whether your wife wants to make sure the kids get off the bus safely or just wants a little more security around the house, she is going to love this wireless camera. It has motion detection that alerts your phone so you know exactly what's going on when she can't get to the door.
Why she’ll love it: You can hear and speak with visitors live in real-time right from the Blink app. So she won't miss an important delivery or guest.
14. Revlon Hot Air Brush
Chances are, she barely has enough time to brush her hair, let alone style it. This little tool will cut her routine in half. This tool is both a paddle brush, round brush, and hair dryer all in one. She'll be able to quickly give herself salon-worthy blowouts at home.
Why she’ll love it: Not only does this tool speed up her routine, but it can also replace a bunch of different styling tools to help declutter the bathroom.
15. Initial Disc Necklace
This unique and thoughtful gift is perfect for stay-at-home moms. It can be engraved with her kid's initials for the perfect personalized gift. You can even customize the font and choose the metal color as well as the chain size.
Why she’ll love it: Does she have more than one child? You can order a necklace with up to 6 discs!
16. Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager
If she could use a little pampering, this small massage pillow is a great gift idea for working out all her sore neck and back muscles. it's heated and all she has to do is sit back against it and let it melt her stress away.
Why she’ll love it: It's battery powered so she can bring this massager with her in the car or use it while sitting at her kid's school activities.
17. Authentic Japanese Snack Subscription Box
Sometimes mom's just snack on their kid's leftovers, so why not give her some snacks just for her? She'll get 20 or so Japanese candies and snacks along with a curated tea pairing to go along with the box's theme to enjoy. She definitely won't want to share these.
Why she’ll love it: Not only is this box filled with delicious goodies, but it comes with a booklet to tell her the history and information about each product.
18. JBL Clip 4
This waterproof Bluetooth speaker is the perfect gift for the mom who wants to take a little me time in the shower. It's waterproof and can clip right to the shower head so she can jam out to her favorite songs while you watch the kids.
Why she’ll love it: Because of how small and portable this little device is, she can easily attach it to a strap, belt, or belt loop and bring it anywhere.
19. Faux Fur Home Throw Blanket
A large throw blanket is perfect for grabbing a quick nap while the baby sleeps or for curling up with the little kids for story time. This faux fur blanket is plush, warm, and cozy. And it's well made, so you don't have to worry about it shedding.
Why she’ll love it: It comes in a variety of colors so it can match whatever decor she has. It's also large enough for her to snuggle with the kids or her partner.
20. Monthly Barbella Box
Barbella is a monthly subscription box for women who want to stay or get into shape. Each month she'll receive a gift box with workout gear, apparel, snacks, and more. It's a great way for her to try new products and brands in the fitness market.
Why she’ll love it: It's a great value. She'll get over $100 worth of stuff for half the price.
Best gifts for stay-at-home moms 100$
If money is no object, you'll definitely want to check out these gift ideas for stay-at-home moms. They're on the higher end price-wise, but she deserves it for all that she does.
21. Lomi Electric Composter
If the stay-at-home mom in your life is looking for more zero-waste products for the house then Lomi is the perfect eco-friendly gift for her. Lomi is an electric composter and makes composting a hassle-free activity. It takes one more task off her to-do list.
Why she’ll love it: A Lomi composter doesn't take up a lot of counter space and she can put it away when she's not using it. It's super easy to use, she can just toss in her food scraps and push a button. A few hours later and nutrient-rich dirt that she can use on her plants.
22. Polaroid Originals Now I-Type Instant Camera
This gift is perfect for the mom who loves taking family pictures with old-school polaroid cameras but wants the modern convenience of uploading her favorite photo to Instagram. She can easily upload pictures via Bluetooth or print them like you would classic polaroids. It's really the best of both worlds.
Why she’ll love it: The Now+ has five lens filters, double exposure capabilities, and a ton of customizable settings via the app. She can get super creative and get the perfect family portrait without wasting a ton of film in the process.
23. Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
If she's up to date on the latest viral beauty trends, chances are she has this hair dryer on her list. It's the gold standard as far as fancy hair dryers go. She'll get a salon-quality blowout in a fraction of the time, which to be honest, she probably doesn't have a ton of.
Why she’ll love it: This hair dryer includes five styling attachments, one of which helps hide flyaways. While she can definitely rock the mom bun, she doesn't have to.
24. Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug
If your wife likes her morning cup of coffee hot, but her busy schedule often leaves her with a cold drink, she'll love this unique gift. She can control the temperature with her smartphone to keep her drink at the perfect temp. It's also hand-washable so it's super simple to clean.
Why she’ll love it: This is a truly smart mug. It wakes up when hot liquid is poured in and enters sleep mode when not in use.
25. Fitbit Inspire
Whoever says being a stay-at-home mom means sitting on the couch all day while the children play has no clue what they are talking about. Even she'll be surprised by how much she's moving around each day.
Why she’ll love it: While this is a lower-priced Fitbit, there are a variety of models with different features out there. And they come in some pretty cool colors.
26. Instant Pot Duo
This is an essential kitchen tool for busy stay-at-home moms. It's a pressure cooker, slow cooker, and rice cooker. It sautees, steams, and so much more. It's perfect for cooking dinner in no time flat.
Why she’ll love it: There's a connected app so she can access 1500+ chef-curated recipes. Perfect for when she has no clue what to make for dinner.
27. Nespresso VertuoPlus Deluxe Coffee and Espresso Machine
This coffee machine does it all. It's like having a nice coffee shop right in her kitchen. She can make coffee, espresso, and lattes with the included milk frother.
Why she’ll love it: She can enjoy her favorite coffee shop drinks from the comfort of her home. It'll save her time and money!
28. Kindle Paperwhite
If she loves to read, but not carrying around a large book, the Kindle paperwhite is the perfect gift for her. It's great for reading in the car while she is waiting for the kids to finish their activities. This is great for moms who struggle to read more.
Why she’ll love it: Because this is an e-reader, she doesn't need a light to read. Perfect for winding down after a long day.
29. iRobot Roomba
This gadget is perfect for the mom who doesn't have a lot of time or energy left for vacuuming. It has WiFi connectivity and works with Alexas so she can clean and schedule from anywhere. Who doesn't love coming home to a clean house?
Why she’ll love it: If she's a pet mom too, this little device is perfect for picking up everything from small particles to larger debris, including pet hair.
30. Theragun Mini
This tiny little gadget packs a big punch. It will help relieve any aches and pains she may have. and helps improve muscle recovery. It's like having a tiny little physical therapist right in the palm of her hand.
Why she’ll love it: It's Bluetooth enabled so she can access Therabody's library of personalized wellness routines to keep her feeling good.
We hope this list of gift ideas for stay-at-home moms makes it a little easier for you to find the perfect gift for the stay-at-home mom in your life. They make great mother's day gifts or are perfect for any special occasion.
If you are looking for something truly special, give her a Lomi. Stay-at-home moms and other users alike love how much time and effort it saves them when it comes to kitchen waste cleanup. It's sure to make her life just a little bit easier.
Written by: Sarah Kendal