You look in the mirror, and what do you see? An adult staring back at you, someone with his or her own family, bills to pay, and memories of a distant childhood. It is hard to believe, looking at the few patches of gray hair and the wrinkles around the eyes that, in fact, that person is a child. A grown-up one, for sure, yet still someone’s child. The truth is, for your mom , you are and will always be her child. You may not call her or visit her as often as you’d like (what a crazy world we live in), but her thoughts are always with you every single day. If you listen closely enough, you can still hear her heartbeats just like you used to when she hugged you, squeezing you gently to her chest.

The amazing news is that you now have an excellent opportunity to let her know that you think of her and that she still has a special place in your heart. Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and since May 9th is coming quickly, we want to assist you with a great present for your mom. We live in a busy, fast-paced world, and we hope you will find the perfect gift for your mom in the list we put together.

Mother's Day e-postcards

  • Flowers – Surprise her with a cheery flower bouquet and bring the outside world inside to her. Since you may not be able to deliver them in person, here are a few places you can order online:
  • Picture book – Show your mom your endless gratitude by creating a gift she will return to often. Scan old photos to create a personal history book of your mom’s life well-lived. Fill it with family members, grandchildren, her favorite places, or those little moments that left their mark. Below are resources for memory books.
    • Chatbooks ( – According to this company’s website, it is “the ridiculously easy way to share, print, and enjoy your family memories.” In fact, just for a chuckle, check out Chatbook’s funny promo videos on YouTube:
    • Shutterfly ( – This company offers basic photo books at an affordable price point, with some sacrifice to quality. However, Shutterfly offers a service in which one of the company’s designers curates your photos and designs the book for you. (You still have the opportunity to add finishing touches before it gets printed.)
    • Printique Photo Books ( ) – This site is super easy to use. You can use one of the many pre-designed layouts or create the entire photo book from scratch. You also can choose between portrait, landscape, and square orientations. There’s a five-day turnaround for most photo books.
  • Present –Here are a few ideas for presents to make her feel appreciated:
    • Spa/beauty certificate
    • Smart sleep assistant
    • Bath and beauty products
    • Home décor items
    • Clothing or gift certificates from her favorite store
  • Food gift – Have a food-loving mom in your life? She will love trying new treats.
    • Bean Box Cold Brew ( – for the mom who can’t start her day without her morning coffee
    • Tea Drops ( – a fun new way to have a hot cup of tea without the hassle of tea bags
    • Lick Honest Ice Creams Fundae Kit ( – for the mom who loves ice cream
    • The Caviar Company Mother’s Day Virtual Tasting ( – includes three different caviars, a mother of pearl spoon and palette, a cocktail, and Vermont Creamery creme fraiche. And the class is interactive, so mom will be able to ask questions throughout the tasting.
    • Duplin Winery ( – for moms who love wine and new experiences

Duplin Winery