Even for Mother’s Day, we Moms are doing a lot of planning and prepping. Part of that is giving thanks and showing appreciation for the many fabulous moms in our lives. If you need a super last-minute gift for a special mom, see our shortlist below—no shipping required! Of course, we support you gifting one or more of these to yourself, too. (BTW, it’s not too late to nudge your partner or drop a hint!)
- Treat Her to a Spa Day
Whether it’s a massage, a scrub, or a mani/pedi, a spa gift card is always a winner. Many spas even give you the option to print a certificate at home so you have something to place into a card and present to the beloved women in your life. Serenity, self-care, and perhaps some solitude are never not appreciated.
- Book a Family Photoshoot
Anyone else have a camera roll full of great pictures of their kids and husbands… but not a singular great shot of themselves with the family? Yup, us too. That’s why a photography session is a perfect idea. Extra points for offering to arrange for mom to get her hair blown out or makeup done before! (Try Shoott for a no-commitment, easy family photography option and use code LOCALMOMS for 15% off).
- Schedule a Babysitter
Then help them plan a date night (or day date!). If you and your partner are like passing ships, the promise of time to reconnect is priceless!
- Give Her a Girlfriend Getaway
We love our kids, of course, but alone time with mom friends can reinvigorate us. Whether it’s a couple of hours for dinner or a more elaborate I.O.U. for an overnight, there is nothing better than giving mom the chance to be with her besties.
- Feed Her
Of all the tasks that moms are saddled with all day every day, it’s feeding their kids that can feel particularly endless. So how about giving Mom a night off? No shopping, no prep, no clean-up! Brainstorm the best eateries in your area, or go with her all-time favorite. Door Dash and Grub Hub gift cards are also great options too for staying home to Netflix and chill. Either way, she can skip cooking and the dishes!
This story originally appeared on The Local Moms Network.