13 Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts For The Nostalgic Mom

Mother’s Day is coming up, and we’re here to help you spoil the beautiful lady who gave you life!

Does your mom long for the good old days when she had the whole family at home? If so, we have some amazing picks for you! While you can’t bring back the past, you can help her cherish the memories with these sweet gift ideas.

1. Custom family illustration.

You and your siblings may not live at home anymore, but you can all stay together on her wall! Turn your family into a work of art your mom will treasure forever with Marry Me in Spring’s custom watercolor paintings.

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2. Love letter blanket.

Nothing says “I love you” more than a heartfelt letter to Mom — except for a cozy blanket with your message printed on it! Choose your favorite font or use your own handwriting to wrap her in love.

3. Long distance touch bracelet set.

No matter how far apart you are, you can always let Mom know you’re thinking of her with Uncommon Goods’ connected bracelets. Simply download the app, connect the pair, and tap your bracelet to make hers light up and vibrate. It’s like a long-distance hug!

4. Three time zones watch.

Not only does this retro watch from Uncommon Goods look cool, but it also makes it easy to keep track of different time zones! Whether you live across the country or overseas, this takes out all the guesswork when it comes to staying in touch.

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5. The Book of Mom.

Your mom deserves a gift as unique as she is, so celebrate what makes her special with a one-of-a-kind keepsake from The Book of Everyone, made just for her! Tell her story with treasured memories, photos, her favorite things, and more. It doesn’t get more thoughtful than this!

6. Animate old family photos.

MyHeritage’s Deep Nostalgia technology animates faces in old photos, creating high-quality, realistic video footage of your loved ones, past and present. Bring her family pictures to life in a way she’s never experienced before!

7. Personalized video greeting.

Make her day unforgettable with a video greeting card featuring messages from everyone she loves. All you have to do is record your message, invite friends and family to do the same, and upload them to The Book of Everyone, where they’ll combine each clip into one compilation video. The best part? It’s free!

8. Big Life Journal.

Big Life Journal helps children develop strong social-emotional learning (SEL) and growth mindset skills through inspiring stories, colorful illustrations, and engaging guided activities. In this illustrated journal, children learn how to believe in themselves, how to face challenges with confidence, and that mistakes are opportunities to grow. It’s a great way for moms to connect with their little ones!

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9. MyPhoto.

From metal prints to acrylic blocks, there are so many ways to turn her pictures into unique home decor with MyPhoto! Upload your photo, choose how to display it, and surround your mom with her favorite memories.

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10. My Sky Moment.

Looking for a more creative way to memorialize her special moments? Create a custom map of the stars and constellations as they appeared in the night sky at any date and from any location!

From weddings to births and everything in between, create a starry map of her favorite memory and save 20 percent here.

11. Design It Yourself Gift Baskets.

Is your mom a wine connoisseur or does she love a relaxing spa day? Either way, Design It Yourself Gift Baskets has the perfect gift for her. Choose from an assortment of pampering spa essentials, exquisite coffees, decadent chocolates, and more — or build your own custom basket!

12. Portal from Facebook.

If you can’t be with her on Mother’s Day, you can still feel there with Portal from Facebook. This smart video calling device makes it easier than ever to stay connected, even when you’re worlds apart.

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13. International Star Registry.

You know your mom is a star, so why not make it official? Name a star after her through the International Star Registry, complete with a certificate to remind her of the bright light she is. This is a gift that outshines all others!

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With so many creative options to choose from, you can’t go wrong! Even better, though, is that each of these gifts shows how much you care.

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