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PSA: Mother's Day is the second Sunday of May, which means it's time to give moms, mother-in-laws and grandmothers extra love. This holiday isn't just for kids to celebrate, though, if your spouse is a super mom, she deserves a present from you. Mother's Day gifts for your wife will show her how much you appreciate the time, energy and support she gives you and your kids every day—you can't imagine parenting with anyone else. While your kids have the charming, homemade crafts covered, you can get gifts for your wife that range from sentimental jewelry, self-care goodies or presents related to her favorite hobby. And we have just the products in mind! Whether this is her first Mother's Day or you've been celebrating for a decade, here's exactly what to get your wife for the holiday. Shop the best Mother's Day gifts for your wife below!
1. Family Heart Necklace
We've yet to find an occasion where jewelry isn't a great gift for your wife. And this meaningful necklace is just the thing to hand over on Mother's Day. It represents a family with a wooden heart pendant cast in sterling silver to symbolize the tree of life and up to five small, rose-plated brass heart charms along the chain for each child or grandchild she has. Now, no matter how big they get, she'll always have her kids close to her heart.
2. Tea Gift Set
Tell her she's a tea-riffic mom with this Mother's Day gift set from Sips by. It comes with four teas—Yuzu Cream Earl Grey, Butter Almond Croissant, Sparkling Rosé and Blueberry Scones—as well as disposable tea filters and one reusable muslin cloth tea filter. You can even add on a gift card, so she can sign-up for a three-, six- or 12-month subscription. Sounds like a tea party is in order to celebrate Mother's Day—even the kids will love it.
3. Baby Animal Mug
Handcrafted from stoneware, this unique mug design celebrates a mother's guidance by depicting baby animals following their trusted leader—mom! Choose between one elephant, two fawns, three bear cubs or four ducklings, depending on how many children you have together. She'll feel so loved starting her morning with coffee or tea from this sweet Mother's Day gift.
4. Hand Care Set
Whether it's post changing a diaper, wiping their toddler's nose or getting covered in paint from playing with their kids, moms are always needing to wash their hands. Ensure her hands are clean and moisturized with this hand care set from the sustainable brand Aēsop. She'll want to keep the hand wash on her side of the sink, while she can carry the balm and sanitizer in her daily bag.
5. Zippered Leather Tote
Every mom needs a good purse and this tote from Cuyana is a splurge-worthy Mother's Day gift for your wife. The everyday bag will keep all of her—and her kid's—essentials safe and organized. It's made from soft and lightweight Italian leather with a secure zip closure and a roomy interior featuring a large hanging wall pocket and a small interior pocket as well as a key ring. She can wear it as a shoulder bag or you can add on an adjustable strap for a crossbody.
6. Spa Gift Set
Here's a great Mother's Day gift idea for your wife. Turn your bathroom into a full, aromatherapy spa experience with this set of five, all-natural bath and body products. Then let her soak and unwind while you take care of the kids for a couple of hours. Between the clay facial mask, lavender body scrub, shea butter body cream, foot salts and eucalyptus foot cream, she'll feel clean, smooth, refreshed and relaxed.
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7. Washable Silk Pajamas
While these pajamas won't guarantee she isn't woken up in the middle of the night by kids, she'll at least look good and feel cozy during late-night parenting sessions. Lunya's silk pajamas are luxuriously soft, thermoregulating and, best of all, washable. Pair this tank top and short set with a matching silk robe for loungewear that'll make her feel like the royalty she is. (Psst, The Knot readers get $20 off their first order of $100 or more with code FOR-TK20.)
8. Funny Candle
Your wife is an awesome mom, never let her forget it. This candle jokes: "On that mom boss hustle." It's perfect for her to light whenever she needs a little reassurance. It comes in five scents including citrus, jasmine, vanilla, apple or marine.
9. Plush-Lined Slippers
UGGs are back in style and, TBH, cuter than ever! These suede slippers with embroidered trim and a plush shearling lining can be worn in or out of the house thanks to the moisture-wicking textile and grippy platform sole. Your wife will love slipping them on while she's managing the household, carting the kids around town, running errands or walking the dog with you.
10. Bouquet of Tulips
If you're wondering what to get your wife for Mother's Day at the last minute, a bouquet of flowers is an easy testament to your love. We're specifically drawn to tulips for the occasion, since they're a symbol of unconditional love. Plus, they'll instantly brighten the home thanks to their vibrant spring colors. UrbanStems has same-day and next-day delivery options, so you don't even need to leave your house to surprise your wife with a gift. Better still, use the code THEKNOT15 for 15% off your order.
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11. Succulent Kit
Does your wife prefer succulents to fresh flowers? This DIY kit will be a fun activity for her, then. It features a heart-shaped frame—to reiterate your and your children's love for her on Mother's Day—with six succulents for her to arrange. Once she has the plants arranged as she likes, she can fill in the gaps with fresh moss. What fun and easy-to-care-for home decor!
12. Colorful Bakeware Set
Does she love baking with the kids? From cookies and cakes to bread loaves this set of kitchen essentials from Great Jones will help them cook up a storm. Plus, everyone in the household will love the bright colorways. We suggest pairing it with a handmade coupon that promises to clean up their mixing bowls and baking sheets, so she can have an afternoon of fun and minimal work with the kids.
13. Instant Pot
If your wife tends to be the head chef of the house, she'll appreciate the ease of making dinner with an instant pot. The seven-in-one cooker can steam, sauté, slow cook, pressure cook and more, so she can make elaborate meals like beef brisket, stew or even bread in under an hour. And it works with a lot of "set it and forget it" recipes so even on busy school nights, a delicious dinner is still on the table. Plus, it's easy to clean! We suggest gifting the six-quart option, which is big enough to serve six people, but you can also go up to eight quarts or down to three.
14. Monthly Wine Subscription
How about a delivery of "mom juice" aka wine? Gift your wife a gift card to Winc wine club. First, she'll take a quiz on her food and drink preferences, so they can send her a curated box of four bottles of wine. Then she can keep getting four a month depending on how long you set the subscription for.
15. Empowering Wine Glass
Your wife is a super mom and she should have glass that says so. This charming stemless wine glass features the generic symbol for a woman except the "skirt" is colored like a cape. Underneath it reads: "It was never a dress." Aww!
16. Full Body Pillow
Here's a great Mother's Day gift for your pregnant wife—though she'll want to use it long after the baby has come, too. Yana's full-body sleep pillow forms to her body's shape to help with aches and pains while sleeping, working in bed, watching TV or snuggling with you. It's filled with your choice of natural latex or cooling gel and boasts a removable, washable cover that's double-sided with organic cotton and bamboo velour. (Read: two soft, breathable fabrics that will keep her cool throughout the night.)
17. "Happy First Mother's Day" Onesie
Yes, you absolutely need to surprise your wife on Mother's Day by dressing your baby in this precious onesie. It says "Happy first Mother's Day" and is signed "Love [you're child's name]." We guarantee it'll go over with lots of laughs and happy tears.
18. Charm Bracelet
A charm bracelet is a great Mother's Day gift for your wife because you can add to it every year. This oval link bracelet from Mejuri comes in sterling silver or gold vermeil and can be stacked with luxe charms from the brand—think: her initial, your initial or your children's initials, birthstone gems or symbolic pendants. They even have an engravable charm which you could have "mama" carved into.
19. Everyday Sneakers
Here's a Mother's Day gift idea for your active wife. Whether she's on her feet all day at work, playing with the kids outdoors a lot or loves taking walks, these sneakers will give her all-day support and comfort. They come in over a dozen colors and are made from washable and sustainable eucalyptus fibers. We can't blame you if you want a pair for yourself as well.
20. Mini Massage Gun
If we had to guess, we'd bet all your wife wants for Mother's Day is a massage. While you could send her to a local spa, a Theragun will let her soothe out knots right at home any day, any time. (And she might even let you use it, too.) Though small, the Theragun mini really packs a punch. It comes with three attachments for a personalized treatment and can connect to an app via Bluetooth to share specific routines to treat various alignments. It's the only massage gun on the market shown to improve recovery, performance, sleep, mobility and stress. Trust us when we say she'll be breaking this Mother's Day gift out every day.
21. Luxe Photo Book
Mother's Day is all about celebrating motherhood and a great way to do that is by reflecting on all the wonderful memories with your kids—like with a photo album. With a premium, foil-stamped linen cover and thick paper printed with simple photo layouts, this book is a beautiful way of telling your wife's story. Just make sure you give yourself time to sort through 30, 40 or 50 photos for the pages.
22. Birth Flower Garden Stones
This one's for the wives that like to spend their free time in the garden. Gift her a personalized stone to decorate her blooming yard. Start with the large, heart-shaped slab that's personalized with both your names and birth flowers, then add a small heart-shaped one with your child or children's names and birth flower(s). Best of all, the garden stones can grow with the family.
23. Smart Indoor Garden
If your wife would love to grow fresh flowers, herbs, veggies or fruits, but doesn't have the outdoor space or the time to commit to a garden, Click and Grow is just the solution. Their revolutionary indoor garden automates light, water and nutrients, so she can grow over 75 plant varieties right from her kitchen. The kit comes with three basil seeds, but you can shop for other seeds as well.
24. Custom Paint-By-Number Kit
Here's a relaxing activity your wife can do once the kids go to bed. This custom paint-by-number kit will let her fill in a photo of the family, her beloved pet or her favorite nature scene with color. You'll both be eager to see the charming finished product and then promptly hang it up in your home.
25. Blind Date With a Book Gift Box
We're actually obsessed with this Mother's Day gift idea for your wife. Simply pick her favorite genre to read, then this Etsy seller will put together a mystery gift box for your loved one. It includes one book (don't worry, you can leave a note about what she's already read) as well as a literary-scented candle (we're intrigued), a handmade bookmark, a gorgeous ceramic mug and a premium tea sachet. It's the perfect gift set for your wife to use when she has (or wants) a little me-time—so we definitely recommend gifting it with a "Mom's off-duty" coupon which means you get the kids out of the house for the day.
26. Ancestry DNA Kit
Shopping for a Mother's Day gift for your wife who just became a grandma? An Ancestry DNA kit will help her draw her ever-growing family tree and better understand her roots. She'll love sharing all she's learned with you, her children and her grandchildren.
27. Birth Flower Grow Kit
Flowers will never not be a great gift for your wife, especially personalized blooms like the ones in these grow kits from Uncommon Goods. Simply choose her birth month to receive the associated flower seeds, plus a glass bottle to grow them in, a soil-less growing medium, instructions and information about what the greenery symbolizes. You could even get a flower for each of your children, so she can watch her little garden family grow alongside all her loved ones. Aww!
28. Chilaquiles in Bed Gift Set
Breakfast in bed is a classic Mother's Day gesture. If your wife loves a little spice, ditch the pancakes for chilaquiles instead. This gift set comes with two charming ceramic bowls, two colorful napkins and all the fixings packed in a gift box—no wrapping required, yay! Just fry an egg, put it on top, then deliver it all to the lady of the day.
Should husbands get wives Mother's day gifts? ›
Yes, a husband should get his wife a Mother's Day gift. On this special day, a husband should recognize his wife's hard work and dedication to being a mother. A thoughtful gift can help show his appreciation and remind him how much she is loved and appreciated. Gifts don't have to be large or expensive.What can I say to my wife on Mother's day? ›
- I couldn't ask for a better life partner to share the journey of parenthood.
- You're the greatest mom I could ever ask for our child.
- Thank you for always going above and beyond for our family.
- Happy Mother's Day to the World's Greatest Mom our child could ever have.
- Sleep - 30%
- A day off or alone time - 30%
- A spa day or massage - 11%
- A vacation - 7%
- A night or weekend alone in a hotel - 5%
- A clean home - 2%
- Recognition and appreciation - 2%
- Someone else making breakfast/breakfast in bed - 2%
Most of us fall back on the classics when it comes time to buy Mother's Day gifts: flowers, fancy tea, a card, or a framed piece of kid art.What can a husband do for his wife on mother's day? ›
- Have a Clean House. Kids have an amazing ability to trash a house, particularly little ones. ...
- Take Her Out to Eat or Cook at Home. ...
- Know What She Loves. ...
- Get Your Kids Involved. ...
- Documenting Memories.
#1 Mother's Day is the perfect occasion for a husband to tell his wife she is a wonderful mother. Whilst every occasion is important, Mother's Day is a unique celebration of your wife as a mother. This is a role she carries out tirelessly 24/7 and a role that deserves your recognition, thanks and presents.Should a husband say Happy Mother's day to his wife? ›
Mother's Day messages from husbands are very important things. She is the woman who can support you in a difficult situation, who understands you and takes care of you. Congratulate her on her day, because she is the person who gives your life sense, who cares for you and who loves you.What a husband should write in a Mothers day card? ›
- Thank you for being an amazing mother to my children.
- I'm so lucky that my children have you to look up to.
- I am eternally thankful for the work you put in every day for being such a wonderful mother and a wonderful partner.
Romantic message ideas for your wife
You do a million little things that bring joy to my life. I know fairy tales come true because I have you. There are only two times that I want to be with you: Now and Forever. My six-word love story: "I can't imagine life without you."
Top Mother's Day gifts for 2022, according to RetailMeNot:
- Flowers: 47%
- Chocolate: 36%
- Gift cards: 29%
- Dinner: 26%
- Jewelry: 22%
- Beauty products: 19%
What is the number one thing mothers want for mother's Day? ›
All moms simply want this: To be acknowledged for all they do. Moms work hard and love their families, managing a million caring details. Most of those details go unnoticed. The thing they want is for all of their love and hard work to be noticed and appreciated.What mothers day means to you? ›
Mother's Day is the day to honor all moms and celebrate motherhood. It's about honoring the mother of your family, the influential mother-like figures in our lives and recognizing the women for the strong and wonderful people that they are.What is the greatest gift a mother can give? ›
- The gift of self-confidence. ...
- The gift of empathy. ...
- The gift of creativity. ...
- The gift of perseverance. ...
- A gift of discovery. ...
- The gift of forgiveness. ...
- The gift of silliness. ...
- The gift of teamwork.
On average, moms expect their loved ones to spend $59
Mothers expect their loved ones to spend just $59 — and regardless of how much is spent, 78% of mothers say they've never been disappointed by a Mother's Day gift.
He provides her with the three most necessary things that are healthy food, acceptable clothes, and livable home. Besides these things, there are so many other basic amenities a wife needs from her husband.Should my husband spend Mother's day with me or his mom? ›
The priority considerations for Mother's Day are your own mother and, if you have children, their mother, followed by any widowed mothers in your family, including grandmothers and aunts—but etiquette doesn't require you to include everyone. "Allow the rest of your family to take care of their own," says Swann.What can a man do to make his wife happy? ›
- Tell her you love her. Cliché, you say? ...
- Build her up. ...
- Give her some space. ...
- Look nice for her. ...
- Don't make her hangry. ...
- Be faithful to her. ...
- Know what she (really) likes. ...
- Think about her.
The Bible does not directly address the holiday of a Mother's Day in its verses, but often addresses the celebration of motherhood and mothers, such as in the following passages.Who is responsible for mother's day? ›
The American incarnation of Mother's Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. Jarvis would later denounce the holiday's commercialization and spent the latter part of her life trying to remove it from the calendar.What is the rule for mother's day? ›
On May 8, 1914, the U.S. Congress passed a law designating the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day and requesting a proclamation.
What is the most important thing between husband and wife? ›
- Communicate clearly and often. ...
- Tell your spouse that you're thankful for having him or her in your life. ...
- Make time for you two as a couple. ...
- Plan for some personal time. ...
- Understand that it's OK to disagree. ...
- Build trust. ...
- Learn to forgive.
It is important to remember that you do not have to share everything with another person in a relationship. Some things to remember in any relationship: You have the right to privacy in any relationship, including with your spouse, partner, and family.What is the mother of your husband or wife called? ›
A mother-in-law is the mother of a person's spouse. Two women who are mothers-in-law to each other's children may be called co-mothers-in-law, or, if there are grandchildren, co-grandmothers.What is 5 words love? ›
What are the love languages? We all give and receive love in 5 different ways: words of affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, quality time, and physical touch. These are called 'love languages' - a concept created by Dr. Gary Chapman through his long-time work as a marriage counsellor.What is a sweet word for your wife? ›
I love you. My heart quite literally beats for you. You fill my life with joy, and I am so grateful to be yours and for you to be mine. You are the woman of my dreams, and I love you with all of my heart.What is the strongest way to say I love you? ›
- I love you to the moon and back again.
- We fit together like puzzle pieces.
- You are the best thing that has ever happened to me.
- You complete me.
- I can't believe you're mine.
- You are a beautiful person inside and out.
- I am here for you… always.
- I'm yours.
- Make a handwritten card. ...
- Buy her flowers. ...
- Let her get some sleep. ...
- Plan a family activity. ...
- Give her a day off from doing her least favorite tasks. ...
- Send her off on a hotel getaway. ...
- Get creative with gift cards. ...
- Make a day free of decisions.
- Breakfast in Bed. Start her day by offering breakfast in bed. ...
- Give Her Flowers. ...
- Give Your Mom a Day Off. ...
- Throw A Surprise Party. ...
- Spend a Day Together. ...
- Surprise Her with a Lovely Gift. ...
- Pamper Her.
Those basic needs like safety, food, and shelter are the ones we focus on because we don't have a choice. And even if paying the bills is still a challenge after quite some time, this doesn't mean that as a single mom you should continue to keep your eyes on just surviving. It's time to think about thriving.How can I make my mother's day special on a budget? ›
- 01 of 09. Have a Picnic. Carson Downing. ...
- 02 of 09. Make a Printed Coupon Book. Jacob Fox. ...
- 03 of 09. Set up a Scavenger Hunt. ...
- 04 of 09. Host a Virtual Brunch Date. ...
- 05 of 09. Make a Bouquet. ...
- 06 of 09. Give an Affordable Gift. ...
- 07 of 09. Garden Together. ...
- 08 of 09. Give a Thoughtful Card.
What a mother means to me? ›
“Being a mother means being completely and totally overwhelmed (in the best possible way) by love, joy, responsibility, and selflessness. Motherhood means sleepless nights, big belly laughs, caterpillars on the coffee table, finger-painting in the kitchen, stubbed toes, and gapped toothed grins.What does Mother's Day mean in Christianity? ›
Mothering Sunday is the fourth Sunday of Lent. Although it's often called Mothers' Day it has no connection with the American festival of that name. Traditionally, it was a day when children, mainly daughters, who had gone to work as domestic servants were given a day off to visit their mother and family.What is God's mother gift? ›
A Mother is one of the greatest gifts of God. There are many precious things that God has bestowed on us however a Mother is one of the unique gifts of God. She is the embodiment of sacrifice and love. When a child is born, a Mother is born…and from that moment onwards, she sacrifices everything for her child.What does every mother need? ›
- Respect. Respect is demonstrated in different ways around the world. ...
- Appreciation. How to show appreciation for mothers? ...
- Safety. In too many places in the world, mothers fear for their safety. ...
- Family Unity. Intact families have a good chance of raising well-adjusted children. ...
Mother Nature (noun): Mother Nature (sometimes known as MotherEarth or the Earth-Mother) is a common personification of nature that focuses on the life-giving and nurturing aspects of nature by embodying it, in the form of the mother. BOOK NOW - MOTHER'S DAY GIFT CERTIFICATE.Do you give money on Mother's day? ›
Is money an appropriate Mother's Day gift? It depends, but Meier recommends against it. "If you are not sure what she would like, instead try giving her a gift card to a large store or website where she will have lots of options," she says.How much do men spend on Mother's day? ›
A RetailMeNot survey, which estimates shoppers will spend an average of $300 on Mother's Day gifts, says that men plan to spend an average of $446 and women an average of $221.How much does the average American spend on Mother's day? ›
Consumers planned to spend $274.02 per person, the highest in the history of the survey and up from the previous record high of $245.76 in 2022. The top spenders were those ages 35-44, who were expected to spend an average of $382.26 on Mother's Day.Should you wish your wife Happy mother's day? ›
Wishing your wife a Happy Mother's Day gives special meaning to her and showing her that you appreciate and you see all she does for your children.Is the groom supposed to get his mom a gift? ›
It's customary for the couple to give gifts to all the members of the wedding party—including their parents—on or around the wedding day (the rehearsal dinner is a good time to do this). It's common for the groom to buy a gift for his mother that's sentimental and special to their unique relationship.
Do men choose wives like their mothers? ›
Almost two-thirds of men are in a relationship with someone remarkably similar to their mother, a new study has revealed. The study, by dating site eHarmony, found that 64% of men go for women with the same personality traits as their mums.Who comes first in a marriage husband or mother? ›
Many married couples have trouble with the question of who comes first, your spouse or your parents? The answer is your spouse – that's your first obligation. When you get married, you leave your parents.What is the best message for Mothers day from husband? ›
- Happy holidays, my love! I am happy that my children have such a wonderful mother – loving, gentle, caring, and attentive! ...
- Darling, happy Mother's Day! ...
- Dear wife, I congratulate you on Mother's Day!
Wishing you a happy Mother's Day! Thank you for all of your support. This is a great message to send anyone who has played a strong role in your life, whether it's to a grandparent, step-parent, or guardian. Mothers come in all shapes and sizes, and it's nice to honor those who were there for us.What should I write in a Mother's day card for my wife? ›
- Thank you for being an amazing mother to my children.
- I'm so lucky that my children have you to look up to.
- I am eternally thankful for the work you put in every day for being such a wonderful mother and a wonderful partner.
Sometimes the groom's parents pay for the officiant fees, the marriage license, the bride's bouquet, boutonnieres and corsages for immediate family members, the liquor, entertainment, and sometimes even the honeymoon!Should the groom walk down with his mom? ›
For a Non-Denominational or Secular Wedding
The groom might opt to escort his mother down the aisle and to her seat in the front row, followed closely behind by the groom's father. This gives the groom an opportunity to give his parents a hug before taking his place at the altar.
Mommy issues in men
an expectation that romantic partners will provide more than a fair share of household labor or emotional support. trust issues or difficulty showing vulnerability. a strong need for affection and approval or difficulty showing affection or rapid shifts between the two.
The vows make it clear that the relationship comes first. It's one of the biggest reasons why your spouse should come first. Putting the children first diminishes the commitment and dishonors your wife. Putting each other first creates the kind of confidence that causes love to thrive and children to feel secure.What do men want most from their wives? ›
Like women, men want a life partner who will be trustworthy, faithful and reliable. They want a wife who will stand by their side and, considering divorce rates, it's no surprise that dependability would continue to be attractive. Join ForbesWoman on Facebook today!
Who should call first in a marriage? ›
Your partner must be your first priority now and it's critical that your parents "support the sanctity and priority of your marriage," he adds. Of course, it may sometimes still be difficult to pick your partner over your parents.What does the Bible say about mother and wife? ›
Isaiah 66:13: "As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you." Isaiah 49:15: "Can a mother forget her nursing child? Can she feel no love for the child she has borne?" Proverbs 31:25: "She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come."Who comes first in a wife's life? ›
It's you and your spouse now. Many parents fail to “let go,” however, and believe that they still hold the same authority over your life even after you marry. But that's not what God intended. He has said, definitively, that the person who comes first in marriage is the one that you are married to.