Mother's Day — Sunday, May 9, for those who don't have the day marked — allows for a wide range of creative gift ideas, but Morning Read is here with a few to get you started
Mom. She works hard, plays hard and loves hard. So show her how much you appreciate all she does, and celebrate by — hopefully — reuniting with her this year and gifting her a little something special for Mother’s Day.
This list of gifts Morning Read has curated has a something-for-every-mom theme in case you need a little inspiration to add to your "Thank you" and "I love you" sentiments.
FOR THE GOLF/TENNIS PLAYING MOM
The Tory Sport performance pique heart polo in a lovely cotton pink is classic, feminine and can be worn for sport or casual. It’s soft, lightweight and moisture wicking and has retro stripe details and a chenille heart patch that will remind mom how much she’s loved.
Layer the polo with Tory Sport’s merino v-neck sweater in pink heather that is ideal for throwing on post-round or match to keep mom stylish and comfortable. The contrast stripe details give it a sporty look and the classic fit makes it wearable for various body types.
Callaway’s new Reva golf ball is engineered for women who want to increase gain more confidence in their swing and have fun. The white and pink sparkle balls feature an oversized construction for easier contact and higher ball flight.
Retail: $22.99 a dozen
FOR THE PAMPERED MOM
Eberjey is created for women, by women and has become the gold standard in comfortable lounge and sleepwear. Its best-selling Gisele short pajama set is made from a super soft modal jersey/spandex fabric blend, and comes in 17 colors and subtle patterns.
Knack Shops believes in the joy of gift giving and has made it easy to find thoughtful gifts or build your own. The Just Breathe spa gift is a collection designed for relaxation and rejuvenation — something mom’s might need a little more of these days — and contains a deeply hydrating coconut bath soak, exfoliating sea sponge, soy wax candle (matches included) and a mini faux succulent plant.
FOR THE GADGET MOM
Garmin's Fenix 6S Pro multi-sport GPS watch offers preloaded activity profiles for golf, running, biking, hiking, swimming, rowing and more. The ultimate wearable has animated, easy-to-follow cardio, strength, yoga and pilates workouts, advanced sleep monitoring, heart rate monitoring and a special women’s health tracking feature using the Garmin Connect app. The watch features rose gold tone with a white band.
Courant's Catch:3 single-device wireless charging and accessory tray in dusty rose is an ideal bedside or entryway catch-all that features a spacious valet-style accessory compartment made from pebble-grain Italian leather. The durable braided nylon cable and three-coil technology offers fast wireless charging while thoughtfully staying organized. Available in five colors.
FOR THE ACTIVE MOM
Alo Yoga celebrates the year of the sweatshirt with its Soho pullover that comes in 15 color choices (shown here in lavender dusk). The pre-washed cozy pullover is made from signature Alolux fabric that has a cashmere-like feel with moisture-wicking performance properties. Wear-tested by Alo’s in-house team ensures a perfect fit and ultimate comfort.
Duca del Cosma celebrates the active lifestyle of moms and all women with the Festiva hybrid sneaker that is as comfortable wearing at home and around town as it is on the golf course. The styling is timeless and a superior quality leather outsole is complimented by a Arneflex memory foam insole that provides endless comfort and support. The Festiva comes in white, navy, celadon and coral.
FOR THE CHEF MOM
MasterClass is a membership-based streaming platform that makes it possible for anyone to watch or listen to hundreds of video lessons taught by the world’s best in an array of categories including cooking. Gordon Ramsey, Alice Waters, Thomas Keller and Wolfgang Puck are a few of the chefs who teach all levels and cuisine techniques to enhance the art of home cooking.
Retail: $180 unlimited access annual membership
FOR THE NATURE- AND PET-LOVING MOM
Urban Stems offers a wide variety of flower arrangements, cut stems, plants and novelty flora gifts like The Cathy, a low-maintenance xerographic air plant that comes in three different ceramic pot colors and looks great on the home office desk. Or choose a more traditional bouquet like The Vienna that’s filled with flowers in rich shades of violet and purple, highlighted with crisp greenery. Most of Urban Stems flowers can be delivered overnight for an additional fee.
Retail: Varies by selection and shipping method
West & Willow celebrates the bond between moms and their fur babies by offering tastefully designed custom pet portraits. Simply upload your favorite animal photo, choose a background color and a size, and add any instructions for the designer. Available either framed or as a poster.
Retail: Starts at $60
FOR THE SWEET-TOOTH MOM
Bixby & Co. is female-owned and has its tasting room and factory located in a 125-year old ice plant in Rockland, Maine. Organic dark chocolate is the new super food with health benefits that make eating chocolate even more of indulgent. For Mother’s Day, Bixby & Co. offers a limited-edition, mouth-watering, six-piece box of raspberry rose bonbons. Need we say more?
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