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Whether she’s in the midst of sleepless nights with a newborn or she’s just starting to feel those first kicks, her first Mother’s Day as a mom is a milestone that she will remember and cherish for a lifetime. While she might say that you should only focus on buying for the baby, in this instance, you should politely ignore her request and treat her to a thoughtful first Mother’s Day gift.
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If you’re stuck on what to get her, try paying attention to comments she’s made in passing. Maybe she hasn’t found time to sit down and read since the baby arrived and could benefit from an audiobook subscription? Or perhaps she’s been looking for a way to mark this special time with a personalized photo book but hasn’t had the time to start?
Whether you go the traditional route and opt for flowers, jewelry, and photo keepsakes, or the practical route with tech gadgets and subscription services, your main focus should be on making her feel special and pampered. This first Mother’s Day is a time to treasure and celebrate.
Luna and Stella – Moon + Star Charm Necklace
This gleaming silver necklace offers the ultimate in sentimentality. Designed for mother and daughter, this moon and star necklace set can be worn layered together until her little one is old enough to take on the star chain.
$98 at LunaandStella.com
Pink & Pearl Bouquet
No matter the occasion, it’s hard to go wrong with a beautiful bouquet of flowers. This Pink & Pearl bouquet featuring pink, white, and peach ranunculus will bring a pop of color and beautiful fragrance to the home and brighten up her day. Grown sustainably and cut-to-order, freshness is guaranteed.
$69 at Bouqs.com
There’s something incredibly sentimental about marking a special occasion with a piece of jewelry that can be worn for years to come. And Stella & Dot proves you don’t have to spend three-figures for one such piece. This shiny silver “mama” necklace is at once unique and minimal, making it perfect for her everyday.
$39 at Stelladot.com
Shutterfly Photo Book
Between the two of you and the grandparents, there are likely hundreds of photos of your baby’s first moments stored in various iClouds. Encapsulate those special moments and surprise her on Mother’s Day with a personalized photo book. Shutterfly has a wide array of layouts and page styles to choose from, so you can ensure your book feels unique.
Find out more at Shutterfly.com
Since she’s likely spending more time at home as of late, help enrich the atmosphere of her pad with a diffuser. This Vitruvi aromatherapy diffuser can run for three hours continuously or at seven-hour intervals, and it has a built-in light to add little warmth to the room.
$93.40 at Amazon.com
UGG Nya Short Pajamas
After nine long months of carrying precious cargo, Mom deserves a good night’s sleep. While she might not get too much of it with a brand new babe, at least she can be cozy and comfortable in this lightweight UGG pajama set.