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Mother’s Day is May 9, 2021.

Top Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother is a verb, not a noun. Celebrate all those who mother with meaningful gifts—perfect for the superheroes in your life. Send her a beautiful cookbook—like Cook this Book by Molly Baz. Ship it directly to her, or get it sent to your home and before you drop (or mail) it off, write a heartfelt note in the inside cover and use sticky notes to mark recipes you’d think she’d adore. Or, ensure she’s cozy as can be with a beautiful robe, slippers, and set of PJs. If she loves flowers, send her a beautiful vase in advance, and a beautiful bouquet on the big day.

This year, we’re making it easy to shop for the mothers in your life with gifts they’ll truly adore. Explore Indigo’s top Mother’s Day gift ideas and discover gems you can wrap up in time for Sunday, May 9. From chic Love & Lore totes, handbags, and accessories to gardening essentials from Lee Valley, we’ve curated a list of mom-approved gifts that are sure to make their day. Looking to take your gift to the next level? Find luxe gifts—from jewelry to e-readers—that mom will treasure.

Top Books for Moms

Books make for wonderful Mother’s Day gifts, especially if she’s hoping to add a few titles to her “to be read” pile. Find great reads for me-time and kid-friendly titles for storytime. If mom loves historical fiction, don’t miss Kate Quinn’s latest, The Rose Code, or Letters from Across the Sea by Canadian Genevieve Graham. Music lovers will adore The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Nelson and those who love romance can’t miss Danielle Steel’s newest title, The Affair.

For non-fiction readers, check out Jenny Lawson’s Broken (In the Best Possible Way), The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson, and Canadian Olympian Perdita Felicien’s My Mother’s Daughter. If you’re after children’s books to read together, try My Little Brave Girl by Hilary Duff or Canadian title Sleep, My Baby by Lena Allen-Shore and Jacques J. M. Shore. These books for mom will be cherished long after Mother’s Day, too.

Heather’s Picks for Mother’s Day

As a mom and grandmother, Indigo’s CEO and Chief Booklover, Heather Reisman, has curated a list of her top Mother’s Day gifts. For moms who love flowers and gardening, wrap up Cultivated: The Elements of Floral Style by Christin Gaell or a Oui Hydro Grow Kit so she can start her own indoor garden, featuring lavender, basil, mint, and more. Fitness fans and wellness aficionados will appreciate the Oura Ring and anyone in need of R&R would love a super-soft 100% organic cotton sheet set or a collection of Maude bath products.

The Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Kids

It’s been a tough year for moms. Encourage kids to pull out all the stops to celebrate mom this year with thoughtful gifts. Have little ones use craft supplies to make mom, and the caregivers in their lives, handmade cards. Pair the card with a new book for storytime, so the whole family can cherish time spent reading together. Put together a gift basket of spa-day essentials for mom, and have kids help wrap it up and decorate the package. Mom will appreciate the handmade touch—and the relaxation! Tuck in an Indigo gift card so mom can pick out something for herself, too!