26 Gifts For Stay At Home Moms That They Really Need

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: October 24, 2023

    Juggling the role of a stay-at-home mom is no small feat. With scarce personal time and self-care often taking a backseat, these dedicated women could use some extra pampering. It’s time to give back and show them the appreciation they deserve with a thoughtful gift that speaks volumes.

    Our gift guide has practical gifts, self-care gifts, and things to help her look stylish and on point, even if she didn’t shower. Here are our favorite gifts for stay-at-home moms!

  1. Cool But Comfy Slip-On Sneakers
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    A slip-on sneaker with sporty vibes and comfort she will love. The lightweight, flexible construction and sleek, sporty design with comfy round-toe make these shoes so versatile. This sustainable slip-on goes with literally everything.

  3. Temperature-Controlled Travel Mug
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    As a stay-at-home mom, I finish a cup of coffee all day. Save moms everywhere from drinking lukewarm (or watered-down) coffee. This insulated water tumbler keeps 40 ounces of liquid cold or hot all day to keep hydrated at home and on the go.

  5. Shower Steamers
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    Any minutes of relaxation are golden, so turn her shower into a mini spa with these shower bombs. She will wash away the day’s stress by dissolving one of these in your bathtub or shower to release potent aromatherapy essential oils to help you immerse in deep relaxation. They are like bath bombs for the shower. A  little pampering never hurt anyone. This is a great gift of self-care any mom would appreciate.

  7. Claw Clips 
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    Every mom needs a cute way to throw their hair up, and these clips will add just the right touch of effortless style. The package comes with ten neutral color hair claws; the clips can match many outfits. Great for clipping back your messy hair when you wash your face, in the kitchen, or putting on makeup when you are out and about.

  9. 2-Minute Makeup Set
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    These three easy-to-apply makeup essentials are the perfect stay-at-home mom gift for the mom looking for a fresh-faced look in 2 minutes because that’s all she has. Whether she is in. the drop-off line for school or off to a play date, this set will give a busy mom just enough glam.

  11. Family Organizer
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    The perfect family planner that is parenting tested, mom approved! For every busy household looking for an activity calendar, meal planner, budget helper, or all-around life organizer, Amy Knapp’s Family Organizer helps even the bmost engagedfamilies gain control over their active lifestyles. Features weekly and monthly calendar grids, grocery lists, weekly to-do lists, inspirational quotes, and color-coded planner stickers. The perfect gift for stay-at-home moms who love lists. 

  13. Instant Pot
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    Pressure cook delicious one-pot meals up to 70% faster than traditional cooking methods, slow-cook foods to tender perfection, and get all the crunch from deep-frying but with 95% less oil in one multi-cooker. With 15 built-in sinnovativeprograms, you can prepare even more of your favorite dishes with a button. Redefine cooking and enjoy quick and easy meals anywhere, any time.

  15. Comfy Cardigan
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    This is my go-to cardigan, and it’s great for layering. You can wear it with jeans, leggings, and even over your PJs (if it’s one of those days) to look more put together instantly. It’s extra cozy and soft and has a relaxed style and a loose silhouette. From the perfect length to the gorgeous knitted texture and loose bat sleeve, you will love it! 

  17. Hot Air Brush
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    This hot air dryer is a game-changer! When you have so little time to prepare, this brush dryer will cut your hair drying time in half. Not to mention the salon-quality blowout she could have every day. The unique nondetachable oval brush design smooths hair while the rounded edges quickly create volume at the root for beautifully full-bodied bends at the ends in a single pass. 

  19. Mommy & Me Time Candle
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    This aromatherapy candle brings comfort, peace, and joy. It is created with a blend of rnaturalrose quartz for maternal bonding, lavender for relaxation, and jasmine to engage postpartum happiness. This lavender and vanilla scented candle is inspired by the Mother-child bond, with a beautiful background story included on the packaging. It honors Mothers, both past and present. A wonderful Mother’s day gift idea

  21. Phone Stand With Speaker
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    Most of the day, she will not have a free hand, not to mention how many times she will be misplacing her phone. This stand solves both those issues. She can give a phone home and Facetime family or chat on the phone hands-free. It’s also great for playing the little ones’ favorite playlist or for cooking. 

  23. A Cute Backpack
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    Even if she is done with the diaper bag, if she has kids, she is still carrying around everyone’s stuff. This backpack will help her do it in style. It’s made of high-quality, water-resistant soft PU leather, metal accessories, canvas long shoulder strap, and fabric lining, and there is a cute tassel next to the front zip pocket—a super useful gift for a mom on the go.

  25. Luxury Hand Cream
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    If she has little ones at home, god knows how many times she washes her hands a day, leaving her hands dry. This creamy balm with 20 percent shea butter, honey, almond extracts, and coconut oil is blended to create this highly effective formula. The rich texture leaves hands soft and smooth can be applied as often as needed. 

  27. Positive Thinking Jar
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    Moms need some positive thoughts and good vibes on those hard days. Read one quotation every morning and get a daily dose of positive mood. The quotes motivate and encourage looking ahead to the future, seeing the positive perspective, and not giving up—a truly thoughtful gift for new moms.

  29. Simple Huggie Earrings
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    A simple pair of gold hoops can jazz up a whole look and can go with any outfit. They’re simple, timeless, and incredibly versatile by design but with the added mom-friendly appeal.—agreat Christmas gift idea.

  31. Motivational Water Bottle
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    Running after kids all day it is hard to remember to stay hydrated. With a motivational quote and time marker, the water bottle is perfect for helping you stay motivated to drink enough water throughout the day. Featured with a transparent appearance, it helps you check the amount of water intake.—acute unique gift idea.

  33. Stone Essential Oil Diffuser
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    The ultrasonic Stone Diffuser is excellent for stress relief and doubles as decor, making it great for matching the aesthetic of any room. It has a high-quality ceramic cover and an optional LED light that emits a candle-like glow. It scents up to 500 square feet and has two run times: continuous 4-hour and intermittent 8-hour. Pair this with an essential oils starter kit.

  35. Cute Loungewear
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    Upgrade her loungewear with this cute set. They are soft, slightly stretchy, attractive, and flattering on any body type. Each set comes with a long sleeve-cropped pullover, long pants, a drawstring elastic waist, and two side pockets.

  37. Fuzzy Slippers
  38. Fluffy faux fur upper with cross band design makes the slippers soft and fashionable. Plush fleece wraps your feet for warmth and makes you feel like you are walking on clouds. The open-toe design makes it easy to slip on and off.

  39. Note Pad
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    Organize your notes, to-do list, and more with a daily planner notepad using this stylish Today’s Plan Notepad. The planner pad features 50 sheets of lined paper with a to-do list section, a ta-da checklist box, and a brain dump organizer. It is perfect for moms to keep track of daily lists.

  41. Skin Care Gift Basket
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    Those unique skin care products are perfect mom gifts. This skincare kit takes care of her daily skin care routine stress relief gifts for women, and puts a smile on her face. The Petite Maison Box Set comes with 12 pieces of daily skincare recurring products.

  43. Wine 
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    You can’t go wrong with wine. Nuff said. Pop in a bottle of her favorite wine, bubbly, or liquor for a good laugh and a fun night. You can even pair it with a box of fancy chocolates for an extra treat.

  45. Transition To Mom Book
  46. Detoured chronicles the often-bumpy path one woman took to contentment and peace in her new role at home. She honestly shares the struggles and joys of being home and the truth she uncovered about “having it all.” She invites you to walk beside her on this journey and find new confidence and peace in your decision to place your career on hold. Stay-at-home motherhood isn’t easy—but it can be the most beautiful detour you ever take.

  47. Family Weekly Calendar Board
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    I have something similar and love it. Make all those appointments, know when your child has after-school practice, and remember all the birthdays. The weekly dry-erase board is designed to make her daily mom’s life easier, stress-free, and happier.

  49. Kindle
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    A Kindle is a great gift if she loves to read loves to read. She can fit this Kindle in her bag and take it anywhere. It’s an excellent way for her to take some me time, even if it’s only for 10 minutes.

  51. Kid Activity Book
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    With the one-of-a-kind projects in 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids, your family will rediscover the spirit of imaginative play! These fun activities help develop your child’s creativity and skills without a screen in sight. Featuring step-by-step instructions and beautiful photographs, each budget-friendly project will keep your child entertained, engaged, and learning all day long. Best of all, no one will complain about turning off the TV or computer.

    What are the best gifts for stay-at-home moms?

    If you can’t give them babysitting services, a bathroom break to themselves, or a healthy dose of patience, we’ve got you covered. Then there’s the ever-so-useful Instant Pot, which can help make meal preparation a breeze, or even a gourmet coffee maker to ensure she has the best start to her day.

    Stay-at-home moms sincerely appreciate gifts that recognize their hard work and cater to their relaxation or interests. A spa day kit can offer her a rejuvenating retreat at home, while a quality coffee or tea maker can elevate her daily rituals.

    Subscription boxes tailored to her passions, be it books, crafts, or gourmet treats, provide a monthly delight. For those moments of introspection or organization, beautifully designed planners and journals can be cherished gifts. Perhaps she’d appreciate some pampering with a home spa kit, bath bombs, scrubs, and soothing creams. And, of course, a digital picture frame loaded with cherished family photos can provide a daily reminder of those special moments.

    Above all, the ideal present captures both her practical needs and the joys that uplift her spirits.