7 Mother’s Day gifts mums REALLY want this year

Mother’s Day is just almost here and while flowers or a candle are lovely, they’re not exactly original.

But don’t panic! Here are some Mother’s Day gifts that mums actually want to receive this year.

Little girl painting a Valentine card

7 Mother’s Day gifts mums REALLY want this year

1. A lie in

Mums are often sleep-deprived and any extra time in bed is always appreciated!

Rather than jumping on her bed in the early hours of Sunday morning, give it a couple of hours and let her wake up naturally.

2. Homemade vouchers


These could be for “one cup of tea” or “two hours of cuddling,” but the best gifts are often the ones that are homemade. Pair it with a homemade card and mum will melt!

3. Breakfast in bed

Because who doesn’t love having their breakfast delivered to them?

We have HEAPS of yummy and healthy breakfast recipes on our website from blueberry and vanilla pancakes to our easy peasy breakfast frittata!

4. A bit of pampering

Avocado Face Mask

It doesn’t necessarily have to be a trip to a day spa. You could even light some candles in the bathroom and buy a few bath bombs and scented oils.

That way mum can lock the door for a bit and have a bit of P&Q. Or the kids can always join in with some face masks!

5. Quality time with the family

With work, school, daycare and all of the other distractions, it’s sometimes hard to find time with everyone.

Whether it’s watching a movie together, a game of soccer in the park, a family lunch or even a nice long afternoon walk, mums want to spend time with the ones they love today.

6. Framed photos

You know how people say treasure these moments because pretty soon they will have grown up?

Don’t just take the pictures, print and frame them so mum always has a reminder of these precious years.

Here are 16 things this mum wishes she’d known when her kids were little.

7. The Busy Mum’s Guide to Weight Loss on a Budget


For mums who want bulk cooking hacks, clever shopping tips and more than 120 delicious recipes at under $2.50 per serve,  this is the book she needs!

The Busy Mum’s Guide to Weight Loss on a Budget is loaded with tips and tricks on how to reach your healthy lifestyle goals without spending a fortune. You won’t find suggestions for expensive gym memberships, personal trainers or costly pre-prepared meal services. It’s full of amazing budget and family-friendly recipes, plus advise on how to become the best version of yourself – all without breaking the bank!

What more could you want?

Grab a copy here or in stores including Target, Big W and Kmart!

written by:

Alex Lilly

Alex is a social media addict and food lover from Sydney's northern beaches. When she's not writing, you can usually find her waiting for the next royal wedding or baby to come along.