As you get older, it gets more difficult to buy your mom a gift for Mother's Day that's different from those of past holidays. Getting the same gift for every occasion, whether it's because people know that you love to cook or because getting you a new book is easy kind of takes some of the fun out of gift-getting. So this year, why not try taking a risk and stepping away from the typical Mother's Day gift guide. Instead, comb through some unique Mother's Day gifts before resorting to a gift card for a facial. Your mom deserves more effort than that, and you know it.
Shopping for Mother's Day gifts can also be difficult because moms love to do that whole "Oh, no, there's nothing I need" thing when you ask them for gift suggestions. But that's the whole point of the holiday — to buy them something they want or something that means something special. I mean, even if she did want a vacuum, that's not a fun gift to give. Unique Mother's Day gifts that your mom will actually want (and love to receive) aren't as difficult to find as you might think. Here are some ideas to help get you started.