26 Gifts For Stay At Home Moms That They Really Need

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: January 12, 2023

    Being a stay-at-home mom is a hard job. They hardly get time to themselves and can easily neglect their personal needs. These hard-working ladies deserve a little extra love so get them a gift that shows her the appreciation she truly deserves.

    If you can’t give them babysitting services, a bathroom break to themselves, or a healthy dose of patience, we got you covered. We have the best gift ideas for stay-at-home moms that they will actually use. 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. 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 who is looking for a fresh-faced look in 2 minutes because really 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.

  3. Family Organizer
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    The perfect family planner that is parenting tested, mom approved! Essential 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 busiest of families gain control over their active lifestyles. Features weekly and monthly calendar grids, weekly grocery lists, weekly to-do lists, inspirational quotes, and color-coded planner stickers. The perfect gift for stay-at-home moms who love lists. 

  5. 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 makes these shoes so versatile. This sustainable slip-on goes with literally everything.

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

  9. Shower Steamers
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    Any minutes or 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 that will help you immerse in deep relaxation. They arelike bath bombs for the shower. A  little pampering never hurt anyone. This is s great gift of self-care any mom would appreciate.

  11. 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.

  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 smart programs, you can prepare even more of your favorite dishes with the press of 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 cool 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 get ready, 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 real rose 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 be able to facetime family or chat on the phone hands-free. 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 are blended to create this extremely 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. Just 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 really go with any outfit.  They’re simple, timeless, and incredibly versatile by design but with the added mom-friendly appeal. A great 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 on it, the water bottle is perfect for helping you stay motivated to drink enough water throughout the day. Featured with a transparent appearance helps you check the actual amount of water intake. A cute unique gift idea.

  33. Stone Essential Oil Diffuser
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    The ultrasonic Stone Diffuser is great 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, cute, and flattering on any body type. Each set comes with a long sleeve-cropped pullover and long pants with 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 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. 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 her all daily skin care routine, stress relief gifts for women and put a smile on her face. The Petite Maison Box Set comes with 12 pieces of daily skincare routine 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 women 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 a 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 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 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 will be able to fit this kindle in her bag and take it anywhere with her. Its a great way for her to take some me time even if its 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–all 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.