We know how overwhelming it can be to choose a Mother’s Day present — because these women deserve nothing but the best from us! That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the best Mother’s Day gift ideas for all the important women in your life. Whether it’s a gift for your mum in Singapore, your wife who seems like she has everything together or your best girl pal who is a new mother, we’ve picked out special gifts to celebrate the different mothers you know in your life!
Mother’s Day gift ideas for your mother
1. BRAND’s Bird Nest with Rock Sugar ($44.91)
You can’t go wrong with a bird’s nest supplement! Gift your mum BRAND’S® Bird’s Nest (Less Sweet) (available on BRAND’S ® OFFICIAL STORE) bottles. Not only does this help to strengthen the body’s immunity but also helps maintain a clear and wrinkle-free complexion — something your mum would definitely appreciate. She can consume this supplement chilled, warm or at room temperature.
2. MARHEN.J Rico Bag ($186)
Introduce your mother to Korean bag brands with MARHEN.J. This women’s bag brand has created a stir with its minimalist yet chic designs. Whether you are going for a casual or formal look, you will never go wrong with MARHEN.J’s versatile styles! We especially love the iconic MARHEN.J Rico Bag (available on marhen.j_official) which has many compartments for organised storage. Not only does this gift for mum in Singapore check the style box, this bag is also waterproof — the perfect combination of style and function!
3. Safedome leather key finder ($63.32)
A mum’s to-do list is practically never-ending. Help her get one thing off her mind with the Safedome Leather Key Finder (available on ninthgallery.sg)! The Safedome leather key finder is made of premium leather and can be attached to anything such as her house keys, wallets or bags. Pair the device with her smartphone and let the phone locate her items whenever they appear ‘missing’! If she ‘lost’ her phone, she can even press the button on the key finder to locate her phone too. She will love this practical Mother’s Day gift idea!
Rose gold jewellery is in fashion now! Its gold base is mixed with copper and silver alloys to give it that rose gold lustre. A rose gold jewellery piece will make for a trendy gift for mums in Singapore! Show your mother how special she is with the SK Jewellery Harley Heart 14K Gold Earrings (available on SK Jewellery Official Store) which embodies a simple yet beautiful heart-shaped design. These minimalistic earrings will be the perfect Mother’s Day gift idea for mums who don’t like to dress up much!
5. OSIM uMoby Neck Massager ($199)
We’re pretty sure Cinderella would have loved a good massage after a day of doing thankless chores. The same goes for your mum! Show your thanks to her for keeping the household spick and span with this OSIM uMoby neck massager (available on OSIM Singapore). With its innovative hand-grip massage which emulates a professional masseuse and the ergonomic strap for a targeted massage, this will definitely be something that your mother will surely appreciate after a long and tiring day.
6. Art jamming Session (From $50)
Been too busy to bring your mum out for some quality 1-1 time with her? Surprise her with this Art Jamming Class (available on Cafedeparis313 SG Official Store) and create masterpieces together! We can’t think of a better gift for mums in Singapore as not only will you get to spend time with her but also get that cafe experience at Cafe De Paris along with a complimentary drink! Canvases and all the necessary painting accessories will also be provided. Your mum might just impress you with her pro painting skills!
Mother’s Day gift ideas for your mother-in-law
7. Odette toaster and kettle set ($129.80)
Amaze your mother-in-law with some of the best kitchen appliance brands. If your MIL appreciates old-school designs then she’ll love this toaster and electric kettle set (available on Odette). Odette is renowned for its creative and functional kitchen gadgets — from coffee makers to blenders and toasters, so it’s really that simple to impress her. This Mother’s Day gift idea will no doubt stand out in her kitchen and remind her of you… in the best way possible!
8. Foldable sofa chair ($75.90)
Get into your MIL’s good books with this foldable sofa chair (available on 2Portion) that promises hours of sound relaxation. The cherry on top of the cake? This chair is foldable and can be simply stored away until she wants to use it again! Introduce her to these upcoming Netflix shows in 2021 — you’ll become her favourite in no time!
9. Joseph Joseph Chop2Pot Bamboo Chopping Board (From $35)
Will your mother-in-law want an award-winning chopping board? Yes, she would! The Chop2Pot (available on Joseph Joseph Official Store) is designed to allow you to chop your ingredients with ease, fold the board and slide the ingredients into the pot or pan! This particular board is even made of bamboo wood, making it more resistant to water and knife scarring as compared to other woods.
10. Pillow mist (From $16)
Give your mother-in-law a good night’s rest with this pillow mist with pure essential oil blends (available on Bath Foundry). The pillow mist is made with clean ingredients and 100% pure essential oil, with a calming aroma that relaxes your body and mind for restful sleep. Choose from the different scents available and simply spritz the pillow mist onto the pillow and wait for it to dry. Your mother-in-law will love this easy to use Mother’s Day gift idea!
11. Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Serum ($103.50)
Ageing is a natural process and while you might already be on your way to using some of the best best-anti ageing serums to combat it, you can also recommend them to your MIL. The Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex (available on NANA MALL) is a new and improved formulation that penetrates at least 25 percent faster to target problem areas like wrinkles, fine lines while hydrating your skin. Your mum-in-law will thank you for her radiant and plumper looking skin! Tempted to get one for yourself? This Estee Lauder serum can be used for any age and can be used both day and night!
12. Umeshu ($14.25)
Umeshu or plum wine has many health benefits including easing constipation, curing runny nose and nausea. It’s prepared by steeping ume fruits in alcohol, hence along with being used for health, it’s also become a popular drink with the older folks! This set of NAKANO BC Temari Umeshu (available on JW360 NOMONO) is the perfect Mother’s Day gift idea. It comes in original, yuzu, orange, green tea and honey flavours and is packed into aesthetically pleasing 180ml bottles — a unique way to bond over alcohol with your MIL!
Mother’s Day gift ideas for your grandmother
13. Gardening tool set ($21.22)
If your grandmother has green fingers, encourage her gardening hobby with this 10-piece gardening tool set (available on warmhousestore.sg). Gardening has been proven to reduce stress and it’s also a form of exercise for the elderly. The gardening tool set also includes a watering spray bottle which she could use to water her plants. You can also get her some plants for her home so she will be reminded of you every day!
14. Digital photo frame (From $75.05)
Help your grandmother transition into the digital age with this Digital Photo Frame (available on Alltronic Computer). This will make one of the most beautiful Mother’s Day gift ideas for your grandmother once she sees what it can do! Supported by external memory, you are able to store a truckload of photos and beautiful memories if you wish. Sieve out your grandma’s favourite ones of her kids and grandkids and upload them with some music to boot. They’ll play on loop and keep her from missing you too much. Make sure you change up the photos every once in a while so your grandma has a variety of photos to look at and show off to her friends too!
15. Silk pillowcase ($199)
Amp up your granny’s sleeping arrangement with this (2pcs Silk Pillow Cases Gift Box) MÖVE 100% Mulberry Silk (available on Canopy Home). Silk pillowcases are not just super soft to lay on but are also naturally hypoallergenic and retain moisture. This also means that your grandmother’s hair and skin will also remain in tip-top condition as it won’t be irritated by the friction created by regular pillowcases. This is definitely one of the most luxurious Mother’s Day gift ideas all women should have regardless of age!
16. Grafen Edge Finger (From $15.90)
We’re sure you will find this scalp brush familiar. This cult favourite product from Korea is something that we’re sure your grandma will appreciate. Made of medical silicone, this Grafen Edge Finger (available on GRAFEN.kr) claims to help with oily scalp problems and can even help promote hair growth. It can also help make your scalp feel cooler because it helps to remove the oil and bodily waste on the scalp, keeping your head literally, well, cool.
17. Blackmores multivitamins + minerals ($15.30)
Of course, we’ll need to include health supplements — these will make for a thoughtful and practical Mother’s Day gift idea. Get your grandma a bottle of Blackmores multivitamins + minerals (available on Blackmores Official Store) to build her immunity while maintaining overall good health so she can live to a ripe old age! One pill a day is all it takes to provide her with all the essential vitamins and minerals she needs.
18. Tefal multi cooker ($365)
Do you often go to your grandma’s for home cooked food? Gift her a multi cooker — a one pot wonder in which you can prepare all your meals without the need of separate pots or pans. The Tefal Express Induction Multi Cooker 5L (available on Tefal Official Store) can be used to whip up a variety of dishes including porridge, chicken, lamp and even abalone. If she wants to bake, then simply select the pre-set programme and bake away! Your masterchef grandma will surely appreciate this convenient Mother’s Day gift idea!
19. Furla sling bag ($350)
Grandmas should never be too old to rock a branded bag! This Furla Sleek Mini Crossbody in Rosa Chiaro+Toni Nero (available on Furla Official Store) is a practical yet stylish Mother’s Day gift idea for your chic granny. Made of calf grained leather and comes with a roomy interior and back pocket for smaller items. The sling bag also sports a cool Webbing strap that’ll put less strain on her shoulders!
Mother’s Day gift ideas for your girl pal
20. Bodum Double Wall Glass ($69.80)
Remind your mummy-girlfriend to indulge in some self-care practices every once in a while. These Bodum Pavina Double Wall Glasses 350ml (Set of 2) (available on Bodum Official Store) will help her do just that! Perfect for keeping the beverage at the desired temperature, your friend can sip her favourite tea or better yet, call you over for a catch up over drinks! This Mother’s Day gift idea would also make for a pretty display set on your friend’s home bar counter if she has one! Trust us, she’ll thank you heaps for this gift.
21. FOREO LUNA mini 2 ($205)
Our skin requires some TLC even in the midst of our busy family lives. Prompt your girlfriend to keep up with her skincare regime with beauty and personal care products that double up as great Mother’s Day gift ideas! Exfoliate the stresses of the day with the gentle FOREO LUNA mini 2 (available on FOREO Official Store) — a facial cleansing massager. All she has to do is apply her usual cleanser, turn on the massager and glide it across her face for an at home facial spa treatment! Think she’ll love these beauty devices? Refer to this roundup of the best beauty gadgets that’ll make for an awesome gift for mums in Singapore!
22. Kinohimitsu Beauty/BB/Plus/Bustup Supplements ($49.90)
If your friend has recently given birth, she’ll appreciate this Kinohimitsu Collagen Supplements (available on Kinohimitsu Official Store) that helps promote smoother, firmer, younger-looking skin. Depending on the chosen variant, it can either help promote better skin, firmer breasts or even better complexion. The best part is, this all-natural Mother’s Day gift idea doesn’t come with additives or hormones.
23. Aroma Diffuser Reeds (From $17.90)
Who’s going to say no to a good ol’ fashioned Aroma Diffuser Reeds (available on Pristine Aroma)! With 13 different scents to choose from, your gal pal will appreciate this Mother’s Day gift idea. Psst, this gift for mums in Singapore also makes for a classy home or even bathroom decor item!
24. Sudio Tolv True Wireless ($199)
Mums too need to tune off for a while so naturally, one of the best gifts for mums in Singapore will have to be a pair of true wireless earbuds! The Sudio Tolv True Wireless (available on Sudio Official Store) boasts 35h of playtime, is sweat resistant and voice assisted with both Siri and Google Assistant. Your gal pal may be busy from the day-to-day of handling wailing babies but these earbuds will guarantee some alone time with her favourite songs any time of the day!
25. Ariana Grande Cloud Perfume (From $39.90)
A good ol’ perfume can make for a good gift for mums in Singapore too! This Ariana Grande Cloud Perfume (available on SG_Perfumes) has top notes of bergamot orange, lavender and pear with base notes: cashmere, wood and musk. Encourage her to spritz this on whether for a romantic restaurant date with hubby or even just for a day at home.
Mother’s Day gift ideas for your wife
This very pretty Starbucks Navy Sakura Wreath Mug (available on Starbucks Official Store) is the perfect way to remind your wife to stay hydrated. It’s the best Mother’s Day gift idea for mums in Singapore who’re often so busy throughout the day working or tending to their children that they miss out on drinking up water. The 355ml, double-walled tumbler can hold her favourite hot beverages like coffee or tea!
27. Amazon Echo ($69.00)
Even though your wife looks like she has everything under control, she could always use an extra hand! So if you’re searching high and low for a Mother’s Day gift idea for her, end your search with the Amazon Echo 3rd Gen Bluetooth Speaker (available on Bizgramsg Official Store -“Your Trust It Partner”).
This smart gadget will make her life much easier — she can set her alarms, switch on and off lights in your smart home and listen to her favourite audiobooks. This gift for mums in Singapore will allow her to practise self care while managing the house!
28. Skagen Anita Watch ($269)
If you don’t ascribe to the superstition of avoiding watches as gifts, then this classic Skagen Anita Watch (available on Skagen Singapore Official Store) will make an exquisite Mother’s Day gift idea for your wife! Fitted with a rose gold steel-mesh strap, rose gold stainless steel case and a mother-of-pearl dial, this elegant arm candy will have her turning heads. Want a matching watch for yourself too? Check out the variety of men’s watch brands!
29. [Aprilskin Official] NEW Real Calendula Deep Essence Mask (From $4.90)
Do away with traditional bouquets and get your wife this practical Mother’s Day gift instead! She can finally bid goodbye to dull complexion and sagging eye bags with [Aprilskin Official] NEW Real Calendula Deep Essence Mask (1 sheet) (available on April Skin Official Store). Formulated with calendula extract, this skincare mask helps hydrate and moisturise dry skin. It’s suitable for everyday use and is the perfect gift for all mums in Singapore at just under $5!
30. PowerPac Personal Juice Blender ($34.90)
If your wife is all about eating and drinking clean, she’ll appreciate her very own PowerPac Juice Blender Personal (available on PowerPac Official Store). This gift for mums in Singapore will allow her to blend her own juices and smoothies in the BPA-free jugs which come along with it. With detachable stainless steel blades and one touch button switch with safety lock, this is one of the best blenders to have at home!
31. Wildseed Cafe at The Summerhouse SGD50/100 voucher (From $45)
Who doesn’t love a high tea treat? This is the ultimate Mother’s Day gift idea for your foodie wife and yourself. Psst, this Wildseed Cafe at The Summerhouse SGD50/100 voucher (available on ChopeDeals Official Store) is an excuse to head to the Instagram-worthy cafe. Plan a weekend (or weekday) date at this cafe and enjoy their hearty brunches, pastries, cakes and coffee! It’s also a pet-friendly cafe — means your furkid can celebrate with his mama too!
Remember to show your appreciation every other day too!
Gift ideas aside, Mother’s Day (and every other day) should be about spending quality time with her! A tall order? We don’t think so. If you’re looking for ways to spend more time with her, introduce your interests to her. Make a date at some of the best Tiong Bahru cafes or take her out for ladies night for some tipples! Alternatively, check our guide for unconventional ways you can spend time with mum.