The Best Mother's Day Gifts in 2020

Show mom you love her—even if you can't be there.

mothers day gift 2020

Like just about everything else in our lives, quarantining is changing the way we celebrate Mother's Day this year. And unless you're quarantined with your mom, old standbys like breakfast in bed or a last-minute homemade card aren't going to cut it this year. 

Lucky for you, we've put together this list of the best Mother's Day gifts you can give in 2020. We've got everything from board games to succulent pots to ebooks (the perfect last-minute gift, if you ask us).

Related: 7 Awesome Books About Motherhood 

For moms who love to craft and play

Patchwork board games

mothers day gifts - patchwork board game

Many board games require a t least 4 players to really be fun, but this in this simple strategy based game, two players compete to see who can make the "most beautiful" quilt. 

For moms who are working from home

Wireless mouse

white and gold wireless mouse, a good mother's day gift 2020

Give your mom's WFH setup a mini makeover with this cute wireless mouse. P.S.—it comes in other colors!

For moms who complain they never see you anymore

Echo Show

mothers day gifts 2020 - echo show

Perfect for people who don't use FaceTime or other video calling apps, Echo Show offers hands-free video that's incredibly easy to use. And when not in use for phone calls, it can be used to display your photos, check the weather, or even watch videos.

For moms who need you to reset the wifi

This Is Us DVD set

mothers day gifts 2020 - this is us dvd set

We're all binge-watching a lot of shows right now, and unfortunately it's not a great time to pop over to your mom's house if her Netflix stops working. Be prepared with seasons 1-3 of This Is Us (or one of her other favorite shows). Or, you can surprise her with one of these books that will give the same happy, sad and hopeful notes as This Is Us

For moms who miss the outdoors

Succulent planters

mothers day gifts - succulent pot

Bring a little greenery into mom's house with these succulent planters. Note: They don't come with the plants, and with current shipping delays, you're likely better off trying to coordinate with a local nursery for delivery.

For moms who enjoy tea time

Flowering Tea Set

flowering teapot, a mothers day gift

This set comes with a glass tea pot and six "flowering teas," which are tea leaves that have been hand-sewn around flowers. Once the flowering teas are put in hot water, they'll "bloom," making a beautiful—and tasty—pot of tea.

For moms who need a new book series

Buy The Neapolitan Novels Boxed Set at Amazon

The Neapolitan Novels Boxed Set

By Elena Ferrante

Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Quartet, a set of four books that follows the relationship between two women growing up on the outskirts of Naples in 1950, is an intricate and gripping portrayal of friendship, motherhood, and how women grow. Trust us—you're going to want to read these gorgeous books for yourself, too.

Featured photo: The HK Photo Company / Unsplash 

Published on 4 May 2020