10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas to Help Mom Take Care of Herself

Mother and daughter on Mother's DayWhen May comes around, most people find it difficult to choose the perfect Mother’s Day gift. You’re probably already seeing ads for jewelry, flowers, and chocolate covered strawberries. If none of these seem to adequately convey the gratitude you have for your mother, you’ve come to the right place. Our list of health-conscious gift ideas will show Mom that you love her and want to make sure she’s prioritizing her long-term wellness.

Premium Water Bottle.
Hydration is vital to overall health, and a nice water bottle or cup always motivates more frequent refills. Consider stainless steel options over plastic, such as Swell bottles and Yeti cups.

Essential Oil Diffuser.
From stress relief to immune function, diffusing essential oils in the home can provide a host of benefits. Choose a diffuser that features a soft glow and/or white noise to help Mom create a relaxing atmosphere at home.

Meal Kit Delivery Subscription.
If your mom struggles to plan healthy, balanced meals for just one or two, consider a meal kit service such as
HelloFresh or Blue Apron to reignite her love for cooking.

Yoga Mat & Gear.
A yoga mat, balance ball, and rollers are incredible tools for working out and unwinding. If Mom is already well-stocked, consider giving her the gift of new classes from the comfort of home through an online yoga studio such as
The Yoga Collective.

Fitness Tracker.
Help Mom track her activity, sleep patterns, heart health, and more with a wearable fitness tracker. For bonus points, spring for a custom band that matches her style.

Gardening Supplies.
If Mom is a vegetable gardener, give her some new gloves, tools, or boots to help her harvest in style. If an indoor herb garden is more her speed, consider an adorable windowsill kit like
this one.

New Kicks.
It doesn’t take much to become more active, but a comfortable, supportive pair of shoes is essential. Whether she’s into walking, jogging, or hiking, make sure Mom has the right footwear to make the most out of her strides.

Bookstore Gift Card.
Studies show that reading offers very real health benefits and can even increase longevity. A gift card to her favorite bookstore provides the opportunity to choose some new favorites.

Massage Certificate.
Massage relieves aches and pains, reduces stress, and promotes overall well-being. A gift certificate for a massage of your mom’s choice is an encouragement for her to prioritize self care.


The Ultimate Gift of Health

While there are many health-conscious gifts out there, the ultimate way to show Mom you want her around for a long time is by making sure she’s getting quality preventative care. LeBauer HealthCare is a network of trusted primary care and specialty care providers. Request an appointment for Mom today, or share our providers list with her.

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