Holiday Gift Ideas for the Difficult Mom

Is your mom impossible to shop for? Does she have everything she needs or does she keeps silent when you ask her what she would like for Christmas? And the hard part is; your mom deserves the best gift ever. After all, she raised you and has supported you through the years. However, you still don’t have a clue about what to get her. 

Then again, holiday gift shopping for your mom is not as impossible as it may seem. With a few ideas and tips, you can easily select the ideal gift that she will adore. Here are a few gift ideas for mom that will help you pick the perfect gift. 
Holiday Gift Ideas for the Difficult Mom

1. Gaiam Print Premium Yoga Mats 

This is not just any yoga mat. It is a popular Gaiam mat that is extra thick for premium comfort. Its textured non-slip surface makes it ideal for all the Yoga stances. Plus the lightweight durable cushioning makes this stylish mat easy to carry to class. The Gaiam Print Premium Yoga Mats comes in 19 different styles and colors. 

2. Amazon Echo 

This is the gadget that everyone’s talking about. The device that knows all, does all and speaks all. It can do a variety of tasks from telling your mom what’s on her calendar to setting a timer for 30 minutes while she is busy cooking. Amazon Echo also features a hands-free voice control so your mom can play her favorite music tunes anytime she likes. 

3. The Nest (Hardcover) by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

One of the most talked about books this year. An instant New York Times Bestseller; named best book of 2016 (LibraryReads) and Notable Book of 2016 (Washington Post). This book is a touching, warm hearted and delightfully humorous read. It is a debut novel about a dysfunctional New York family with perfect dialogue, unique characters and a great plot. The Nest is a “Must Read” for everyone and a book your mom will truly admire. 

SHANY All in One Harmony Makeup Kit - Ultimate Color Combination - New Edition: 
This is the best seller Makeup Kit set of all time. It is the ultimate All in One Makeup Kit that includes 168 greatly pigmented eye shadows in daring, stylish and natural hues for every occasion. It also features 70 pastel shimmer eye shadows like glossy and extra sheen, 6 luscious lip glosses and 3 beautiful soft blushes. And for a stylized application, the kit comes with 7 sponges, 1 blush brush and a mirror. 

4. Fossil Q Wander Touchscreen Silicone Smartwatch

This is no ordinary watch. It is the watch for super moms that do everything. It features activity tracking, touchscreen functionality, smartphone notifications, an alarm clock, wireless charging, wireless syncing, and auto update for time and date, select your own personal music and an LED flashlight. This stylish smart watch also allows your mom to customize the watch face with her favorite color and design plus customize the watch straps for trendy elegance. 

5. Royal Craft Wood Luxury Bathtub Caddy, Natural Bamboo Bath Tub Tray with 1 Free Soap Holder 

At last a spa at home; this lovely wood caddy is the ideal gift for the moms who love to soak in the tub with their favorite items. The natural bamboo tub tray features an adjustable reading stand, a slot for drinks, a candle stand for aromatherapy, 2 side removable trays for bath items and also a slot for your mom’s cell phone or iPad Mini. 

6. VicTsing Wood Grain Essential Oil Diffuser Whisper Quiet Cool Mist Humidifier - 300ml

This innovative yet natural diffuser is inspired by nature and designed by experts. It has a lovely wood coating and also a compact portable design for easy use. Its whisper quiet diffuser emits a soft gentle and cool mist mingled with the essential oil of your mother’s choice. In truth, the VicTsing Wood Grain Essential Oil Diffuser is the ideal luxury gift for your mom that won’t break the bank.

The Perfect Gift Ideas for Mom


There you have it, the most popular gifts for the ‘hard to buy for mom’. It is the ideal list that offers solutions and brilliant gift ideas. The ideas also inspire you to buy something your mom will treasure for many years to come. And regardless of which gift you decide to purchase, she will still be pleasantly pleased with what you chose.

Just remember, gift ideas for mom truly do not have to be difficult to buy. As long as you keep to the basic principles and Golden Rules of buying:

• Buy smart; not big
• Know your mothers preference
• Surprise her with the unexpected
• Set a deadline for gift buying (and not December 24th)

And if by chance you run out of ideas for when your mother’s birthday comes along; then just refer back to this list to refresh your memories on gifts your mom will adore.