Seven days to Mother’s Day!
Not sure what to do for the mama in your life? Take a look at these unique mommy-oriented gift ideas. Some to purchase, some to make. Let me know what you think of them, and feel free to share ideas you have experienced or come across yourself!
Chewbeads: Mommy chic, baby safe.
Have you heard of these?! Apparently they’ve been around since 2009 and, basically, they’re fasionable mom-oriented necklaces (and bracelets) that double as practical, soft, non-toxic chewables for teething babies. Not only are they made of 100% silicone (like pacifiers and bottle nipples), they’re also free of BPA, PVC, Phthalates, Cadmium, and Lead…and they’re dishwasher safe! What??? I have not personally experienced these babies, but what a novel and creative concept. You can learn more about Chewbeads and place your order online by visiting store.chewbeads.com.
Mother’s Day Handprint Tree.
Kids of any age can contribute to this one, and you don’t have to wonder if it will ship in time for Mother’s Day. You could design it yourself if you’re into that, or you can download this printable from Etsy in an instant for $10. Print it on any paper you like and find a frame that suits mom’s taste (try a place like Michael’s to find both special paper and frame). You must provide your own variety of paints (or stamp pads) and set of itty bitty hands.
Handprint and Footprint Potholders.
I don’t know what it is about teeny tiny hands and feet, but they’re just so out-of-this-world-stinkin’-cute! And who wouldn’t want to preserve their little one’s (or several little ones’) mini prints before they suddenly grow out of them and head off to college? Okay, so maybe this one is a little stereotypical (you know, getting mom a kitchen gift and all), and maybe it’s a little messy because you’ve got goopy paint and wiggly feet involved, but if this is your sort of thing, I say go for it! Click here to learn how to customize these cute kitchen accessories, and learn from the author’s mistakes so you don’t end up with sideways prints or an ultra-chubby right foot.
Still not sure what to do for Mother’s Day? Maybe this will help.
Mom’s Ideal Mother’s Day Vortex.
My one tip for Mother’s Day.
Whatever you end up doing for Mother’s Day — whether you give something shiny, sponsor a mani/pedi, stamp miniature feet with black paint, or volunteer to change all diapers for one day — be sure to let that pretty mama know she is loved beyond all get out!