Mom friends are something special. You can commiserate about the hard stuff and celebrate the little motherhood victories no one else appreciates. If you’re looking to thank them for being there for you—like the time they immediately answered your 3 a.m. text or when they offered a drop-off playdate so you could have a break—check out our list of holiday gifts for mom friends, many under $50. (Plus, you might find a few items to add to your own wishlist!).
If you’re looking to be dubbed “Queen of Gift Giving” this year, we’ve got you. More gifts can be found on our full holiday gift guide. You’ll find ideas for everyone on your list!
Delicate, simple, and sentimental. These name bracelets can be worn on their own or as a layered look. Available in three finishes.
There’s nothing better than sending or receiving snail mail. Gift a friend this pretty personalized stationary this holiday season from editor-favorite brand Minted so she can do just that.
As if this “Mama” sweatshirt wasn’t cute enough already, the personalized detail of her kids’ names on the side makes this all the more special.
This versatile zipper pouch can be used to store office supplies like pens, stamps, and Post-Its or makeup must-haves like brushes, lip balms, and powders. It’s perfect for organizing small items at home or throwing in a tote to take on-the-go.
Hop on the ironic boat tote trend with a customized—and preferably funny—saying or go classic with a monogram. Either way, this versatile bag is sure to make a statement.
For the mom always on-the-go, these capsules are a game-changer. The magnetic design allows for effortless organization, making them the best way to pack things like moisturizer, shampoo, and more.
A travel jewelry case is something anyone could use, but might not buy themselves. We love this option from Able that perfectly stores necklaces, rings, bracelets, earrings, and more in a compact, cute, and safe way. Use code EVERYMOM for 40% off sitewide through 11/27!
Have a fellow Swiftie on your list this year? Commemorate their Eras Tour location with this custom ticket ornament that shows you know her all too well.
Staying hydrated is essential, but it doesn’t mean we have to lug around a bulky and unappealing water bottle. Not only does this option come in several aesthetically-pleasing colors, but it can be customized with her name or initials for a sweet added touch.
Busy moms have no time to waste fighting to make a small claw clip work. That’s why this extra-large option is a must-have—and so cute!
Nothing says “mental break” quite like a puzzle, especially one that’s so pretty she won’t want to stop until she finishes it. We love this brand not only for the quality of the puzzle, but because the mother-daughter duo who founded it uses artists’ work for the designs and donates proceeds to the Loveland Foundation.
Like many good things, we have TikTok to thank for this viral lip butter set. The vegan balms are known to hydrate and soothe while adding a lovely tint for undeniably-luscious lips.
Because some of the best mom friends live far away, gift this candle as a reminder of how much she means to you.
For the friend who is always burning her new favorite scent, this chic and useful candle care kit with a wick trimmer, wick dipper, and candle snuffer couldn’t be more perfect.
Her zodiac sign like she’s never seen it before! These handcrafted necklaces have a subtle, chic design that show off her (or her kid’s!) star sign in a unique way.
Whether she’s a world traveler or takes a trip once a year, these high-quality packing cubes will make her life easier no matter where she’s headed. Plus, we love that they come in so many lovely colors and designs!
We’re pretty sure it’s scientifically proven that coffee tastes better out of a personalized coffee cup. Whether you choose to adorn this with her birth flower or her little one’s, we know she’ll cherish it for years to come.
If she’s been wearing that same watch band for far too long, this beautiful replacement is one she will be excited to show off.
Glowing skin is no longer an out-of-reach daydream with these luxurious hydrating masks. They’re known to even out skin tone, support collagen production, and brighten for luminous skin.
For the book-lover on your list, gift Bad on Paper podcast co-host Becca Freeman’s debut novel for all the cozy Christmas reading vibes.
Commemorate the year of the Barbie movie with this cute personalized keychain that any friend would be obsessed with.
Who said oven mitts have to be unsightly? Not only are these high quality and heavy duty, but the beautiful design and colors will complement any kitchen.
A quality pair of plush socks is an underrated luxury. Instead of grabbing a cheap pair that will start to fall apart after the first wear, opt for this set from celebrated brand Alo Yoga that she’ll reach for again and again.
Because she’s been dreaming about the Eras Tour since the night it happened, help her reminisce every time she glances at her slippers.
Skincare fanatics and bar soap face-washers alike can benefit from one of these cute and functional headbands. We know she’ll be reaching for this morning and night.
There’s nothing worse than having poor lighting when trying to do your makeup—especially while traveling. Ensure she never has that problem again with this handy portable lighted mirror.
No mom will ever turn down a chic, insulated tumbler that will keep her beverage cold all day—especially one that fits in a car cup holder! This a great, more affordable option to the Stanley tumbler that works just as well.
Moms need a little more room in their belt bags, so gift your bestie with the larger size of the popular Lulu belt bag. Available in tons of fun colors!
If she knows and loves ice rollers, introduce her to the next must-have product for de-puffing, cooling, refreshing, and calming skin.
It’s a fact that you can never go wrong gifting a cozy blanket—especially a neutral one that’s made of faux fur. Encourage cozy evenings with this luxury blanket from editor-approved brand Quince.
If your bestie works in an office, upgrade her lunch box to one of these super cute lunch bags. Not only are they functional and on-trend, but they’ll motivate her to actually pack her lunch for the day.
A perfect gift for the candle-lover on your list, this match cloche is a useful item that doubles as a pretty decor piece.
A marble wine cooler is a great gift for a mom friends because it’s both practical and pretty—and might not be something your bestie would buy herself.
Whether or not she has the time to make it to the spa doesn’t mean she shouldn’t feel pampered every day. The simplest way to do that? These highly-rated aromatherapy shower steamers.
We all want our phones to be at our fingertips while out-and-about. Help her do just that with this cute and on-trend bag from J.Crew that combines a phone sling and a card case into one easy-to-carry crossbody bag.
Plus-up her self-care game with this complete skincare kit that includes everything she’ll need—without the guesswork.
If we’re being honest, most of us put off cleaning our makeup brushes much longer than we should. Probably because there’s never been a simple and efficient way to do so—until now!
A thick, adorable beanie to get her through the cool winter months will always be appreciated. This hat’s waffle knit texture ensures it’s as functional as it is chic.
For the crystal-curious friend, gift her this set of three crystals that complement each other to promote harmony and healing.
The Rory Gilmore-level reader in your life will love decorating her Kindle with these stickers that capture the bookish lifestyle oh-so well.
Gift the gift of relaxation to a busy mom with this lavender-scented weighted neck wrap that can be heated up in the microwave or cooled in the freezer.
No more battling a bottle with a cheap wine opener again—who has time for that anyway? This nice-to-have item is one she’ll use on the regular.
Described as “meditation you can sip,” this creative craft blend beverage mix rich in magnesium promotes relaxation, sleep, brain health, and more.
Anything monogrammed gets a stamp of approval in our book—especially when the gift also happens to be colorful and functional. Get all that wrapped in one with these adorable personalized pool bags.
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