With Mother’s Day just a few weeks away, Laura Mason aka Laura Loves, has come up with some great Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for us and you…….
Mother’s Day is an opportune time to show just how much you appreciate the mother figures in your life. While recognition doesn’t just need to be limited to the one special day, I personally take the occasion to make my mum feel special. Take a look at some of the following gifts that I think would be lovely presents for mummies-to-be, mothers or girlfriends….
The Mum’s Notes journal is a stunning book available in a blackberry, raspberry, silver or peppermint shade with reptile-effect hardback cover. This striking journal is carefully designed to record thoughts, daydreams, inspirations, words to remember, you name it. A great keepsake for treasured memories. Priced £12.95 from www.mumsoffice.co.uk
Because mothers are the often the queen of hearts, the sentiment of Whittard’s Queen of Hearts biscuits is a genuinely adorable gift from one to another. At just a fiver it’s a great gift for children to spend their pocket money. Priced £5 from Whittards.
Protecting your phone is a key necessity whatever your kids or your age. Proporta recently released the Ted Baker Audio SS15 collection, meaning an iPad and iPhone can look stylish in a funky new case wile having the practicality of leaving it safe and protected from little hands. Prices start from £24.95 from www.proporta.co.uk
Photobox has so many customisable gifts featuring images of your choice. The personalised ‘Mum Book’ is an amazing gift that can bring to life the thanks for all the wonderful things they do. It’s simple to do and can be treasured forever. The books start from £16.99 with a range of finishes from www.photobox.co.uk
Give mum’s feet a break with the Elle Macpherson Aromatherapy Foot Spa. Mood boosting LED lighting along with aromatherapy mist and oils make this the ultimate luxury when it comes to foot therapy. The innovative design allows for both integrated hydro and vibration massagers and acu-pressure nodes that stimulate reflexology points. Priced £74.99 from Amazon.co.uk
For a Mother’s Day gift with a difference the Lumie Bodyclock Starter could be the best gift a mum will ever receive! It is a clever clock that helps sleep deprived mums to get back into a regular sleeping routine with the introduction to waking with light. It’s a medical device clinically proven to promote a better sleep so once baby is in a routine it should improve mum’s sleep quality allowing her to wake brighter and feel more energised and productive throughout the day. Priced £59.95 from www.lumie.com
For time out for a new mum at home, the MamaBabyBliss Pamperng Gift Bag contains a few small essentials to help restore some inner peace. The set comes with ‘Ooh…’ – a lush healing bath soak, ‘Bliss Stick…Uplifting Oil’ designed to give mums an instant boost, ‘Aaah…Soothing Mummy Baby Balm’, a natural rescue balm for mum and baby and a little book of hints and tips to help relax. Priced £22.50 from www.mamababybliss.com
Many parents will be able to relate to the ever so popular Peppa Pig TV programme. The good news is the merchandise doesn’t stop at little ones and with a wide range of Mummy Pig gifts you are spoilt for choice. The Mummy Pig ‘Mum in a Million’ Socks are a nice discreet nod to the pig family! Priced a great value £2.50 from Asda.
For a thoughtful gift of the chocolate variety the Best Mum Chocolate Hamper from Bath chocolatiers, Choc on Choc, is a must. This decadent hamper features a selection of finest Belgium boxes of chocolate including a ‘Best Mum’ pack as well as a selection of strawberry champagne truffles and the brand’s best-selling flower, cupcake and vintage teacup designs. Priced £24 from www.choconchoc.co.uk
The Rose Tree Organic Relaxing Gift Set is a beautifully presented gift in a stunning box containing an organic hand poured candle and a bath treatment oil. The brand specialises in luxurious all natural skincare products jam-packed with nurturing vitamins. The luxury candles are made from 100% pure vegetable wax and are scented with pure essential oils and the uber indulgent bath treatment oil leaves skin subtly scented and silky soft, made with 98% organic ingredients. The set is priced £50 from www.therosetree.co.uk
There’s something special about personalising a gift so for a wide range of jewellery Love Silver has a choice of silver and gold items including pendants, key rings, initials, bracelets that can be adapted by their tem of craftsmen with a name or special message. Prices start from £9.99 from www.lovesilver.com
For anyone that craves some organisation within their crazy lives, British designer Victoria Green has some fabulous bags bursting with compartments and practical features. The Love Hearts Traveller bag features vibrant red hearts for mums to wear with pride and comes with two roomy compartments, one for mum’s stuff and another for their child’s. Priced £14.99 from Debenhams.
Being a mother is a celebration every day so share a toast with a glass of the finest Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé Champagne. This delicious rosé is produced under a meticulous process called maceration, whereby it is aged for at least four years in the Laurent-Perrier cellars, creating a mature and fine Champagne. Priced £42 from www.31DOVER.com
Sometime as a mum you struggle to get out the house for your weekly shop let alone your nails so a nice DIY pick me up is the Rokit Gel Polish Professional Kit. The gel manicure kit provides a salon quality without the effort with a one step process to ensure shiny nails that last up to 14 days. Priced £99.99 from Debenhams.
A really lovely gift is the new Crabtree and Evelyn Pear & Pink Magnolia Luxury Fragrance Gift Set. This indulgent gift offers a selection of travel-sized fruity and floral fragrance Pear & Pink Magnolia treats, perfect for a pampering. Priced 25 from Crabtree & Evelyn.
by Laura Mason
Mum to 2 Under 3 and just finished maternity leave, Laura is a journalist and Mum. She enjoys reviewing products with her children, exploring new trends and more importantly, life as a mummy. ‘Continuously trying to get a ‘grip’ of motherhood and back to a size 10!’