Mothers of all kinds put enormous effort day in and day out to make their family members’ lives better, so let’s do the same for them! Not sure what mom really wants for Mother’s Day? Here are seven gift ideas to help you can pick something just for her.

1. The fancy stick or robot vacuum

Dyson V15 Detect Total Clean Cordless Stick Vacuum

Mom or not, I don’t have a single friend or family member who doesn’t sigh wistfully when faced with the prospect of a top-of-the-line Dyson. Household appliances aren’t everyone’s cup of tea for gift-giving, but some love giving and receiving them. Many moms are still doing the majority of the cleaning at home and place tools that’ll make cleaning easier at the top of their wish lists.

For your mom who does it all, consider investing in a cordless stick vacuum or robot vacuum for Mother’s Day this year. These lightweight tools are an adjunct to your normal home appliances. Designed for convenience and daily use, cordless and robot vacuum cleaners perfectly supplement your more powerful machines like a canister vacuum and central vac.

When you purchase this type of gift, make sure to do two things. First, check in with your mom and make sure she really does want a vacuum as a gift. Some moms do; some don’t! Second, take account of how much your mom is doing around the house. If you’re buying her a vacuum because she’s the only one doing the vacuuming, maybe it’s time to step in and make sure the rest of the family is helping out.

KitchenAid stand mixer

2. A new stand mixer for Mom

If your mom is an avid cook or baker, a stand mixer is a kitchen must-have. These multi-use small appliances are great for lending a helping hand in the kitchen. With the right attachments, they can handle everything from whisking to grinding.

I’m a big fan of KitchenAid stand mixers and Best Buy offers a broad selection of them. For a gift, I recommend something from the Artisan or Pro Lift-Bowl series. Pro KitchenAid mixers are awesome for cooking or baking in big batches and the Artisan line is sure to have something in mom’s favourite colour.

3. A top of the line video game console

PlayStation 5 Slim Console

Who says the cool toys have to be left to the boys? Moms need “me time” just as much as the rest of us, and that time isn’t all bubble baths and foot massages. (Although those are nice, too. Definitely don’t cut those to make room for video games.)

A top of the line video game console is a great way to treat your mom for all of the hard work that she does. It’s one of those Mother’s Day gifts that keeps on giving, because it helps mom improve her reflexes and gives her a great reason to spend time with the family. Co-op games are a great option for family bonding to boot: they’re not just for the kids!

Sony WF1000XM5/S In-Ear Noise Cancelling True Wireless Earbuds

4. Comfortable, wireless headphones

Have you checked on your mom’s earbud setup recently? If your mom is anything like mine, she puts off buying herself something new until the absolute last minute. If there’s a big shift in something like headphone technology, I know my mom is going to be the last person in our family to treat herself to the upgrade.

So, instead, we do it for her. Sound-isolating truly wireless headphones are a great gift that moms really want—but might not buy for themselves.

Woman wearing Fitbit Sense 2

5. Fashionable smartwatches for Mother’s Day

If your mom’s a fashion fiend, she’s sure to appreciate a few new accessories as her Mother’s Day gift. I love the idea of getting mom one big ticket item (like a designer handbag or a piece of jewelry), but a few smaller items can be even more fun.

A coordinating tote and wallet combination, for instance, gets her ready to take on the day as-is. Or, if you’re ready to get creative and mix categories, a handbag makes an amazing gift when paired with a beautiful, matching scarf!

As an upgrade gift, I recommend a fashionable smartwatch for Mother’s Day. Not only will a stylish smartwatch look great with your mom’s outfits, it’ll help keep track of things like her heart rate and activity levels, too.

6. Something sparkly!

Jewelry is one of the most classic Mother’s Day gifts, and it has yet to reach its own exhaustion. A bracelet or necklace makes a great Mother’s Day gift from the whole family, and you have plenty of options when it comes to style.

Nespresso Vertuo Next Premium Coffee & Espresso Machine by Breville

7. An automatic coffee maker

You know what’s even better than jewelry? A good night’s sleep.

You can’t give someone a good night’s sleep. So, instead, give mom the gift of caffeine. Sweet, merciful caffeine. I can’t recommend machines from Breville enough, but Best Buy offers a wide selection of coffee machines to suit your mom’s preferences.

No matter what your mom loves, the perfect gift for her this Mother’s Day is waiting for you. Make sure to seize the moment and show her how much you love and appreciate her!

Shop for Mother’s Day gifts at Best Buy now.

Rae Chen
Rae Chen covers everything from handbags to speakers here on the Best Buy Plug-in Blog. They can also be found at, where they've been writing about beauty & wellness since 2007.


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