25 Heartwarming Gifts For Your Mom That She'll Actually Love

Like so many women, my mom is my best friend. She's been there for me through some rough times and has always continued to support me (and the crazy way I live my life). I know that I could show her a bit more appreciation, so I went searching for some heartwarming gifts that moms will totally adore in order to give her the thanks she deserves.

Even though I still live with my mom, we have a relationship much closer to roommates than mother and daughter. We go out for happy hour, watch a million tv shows together, and sometimes even hang out on the weekends. My mom has done so much for me and I think that she's earned some serious gratitude for that. And the best way to do that is give her a present that will cause some tears (and not sad tears so much as happy, sentimental tears).

Feel the same way about your mother? Definitely give this list a look so that the the next time your mom does something great for you — or if you're simply feeling an overwhelming sense of love and thankfulness for her — you can give her a super thoughtful gift that she'll love. After all, moms should be recognized for all of the things they do for their kids each and every day.

1. A Necklace To Show Her How Important She Is

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Mama Bear Necklace , $13, Amazon

This necklace is adorable and so sweet, making it a great gift from a son or daughter to show her how strong you think she is.

2. A Family Tree Bracelet So She Can Carry Her Kids Wherever She Goes

Family Tree Jewelry, $30, Amazon

Get this beautiful handmade customizable bracelet for an ultra-thoughtful present. Not only is it so pretty, it also can feature either just your initials or the first initial of each of her kids stamped onto the hearts. That way, she can bring you all along wherever she goes.

3. A Pretty Painted Jewelry Bowl For All Her Sparkly Things

Cherry Blossom Branch Jewelry Bowl, $30, Amazon

Now every time your mom takes off a piece of jewelry and places it inside of this beautiful cherry blossom bowl, she'll immediately think of you.

4. A Coffee Mug That Tells Her What You Really Think

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First My Mother Mug, $20, Amazon

"First my mother, forever my friend," this lovely mug reads. After all, is there really any better friend than a mother?

5. A Collection Of Letters That You've Been Writing For Years

Letters to My Mom: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever, $15, Amazon

After you get this book by Lea Redmond, hold onto it for a few years and write your mom letters thanking her, sharing big moments, and recording memories for when you gift it in the future. It'll bring your mom to tears when you someday present it to her and she finally starts to open them.

6. A Cutting Board With A Sentimental Message

Recipe for a Special Mom Cutting Board, $21, Amazon

If your mom loves to cook, give her a gift that she'll use over and over again. Whenever she makes something fun in the kitchen, she'll smile from the lovely message engraved into the wood.

7. Remind Your Mom How Much You Love Her

Remember I Love You Bracelet, $13, Amazon

This "Remember I Love You Mom" bracelet makes a great gift if you're moving away from home, whether you're off to college or moving to another city. You can tell your mom how much you love her and she'll remember each time she wears her engraved bracelet.

8. A Meaningful Print For Her Wall

Mom Quote Chalkboard Wall Art Print, $25, Amazon

If your mom loves to have sentimental prints and pillows sprinkled around her house, give her a new one that she'll truly appreciate. "Mom, I am so blessed with all you do — your love and kindness will guide me through" this heartwarming poster reads. "Forever thankful to have you as a mom, you are the most wonderful one."

9. A Jewelry Box That'll Make Her Tear Up Whenever She Opens It

Woodgrain Jewelry and Music Box, $24, Amazon

This jewelry box plays the song "Wind Beneath My Wings" whenever you open it, which will pretty much guarantee some tears in your mom's eyes. Plus, the cover reads, "Mom, your love means the world to me." Awww.

10. A Candle For Your Best Friend, A.K.A. Your Mom

Scentiments Mom Gift Candle, $19, Amazon

For anyone whose mom is also their best friend (and who loves to burn candles), this delightful candle is a beautiful and fragrant present.

11. For The Mom Who Loves To Be Creative

Mom Coloring Book, $11, Amazon

Give your mom a gift that will help her show off her creative side as well as help her destress after a long day with this "I Love You Mom" coloring book.

12. Make A Family Tree Out Of Photos

Klikel Family Tree Picture Frame, $37, Amazon

Create a beautiful focal point for your mom's living room with this family tree picture frame set. You can include up to ten of your favorite family photos.

13. Give Your Mom Her New Favorite Wine Glass

Mom Wine Glass, $18, Amazon

A perfect gift for the mom who likes to unwind with a glass of wine, this elegant cup reads, "Mom: A title just above queen."

14. Because You're A Piece Of Your Mother's Heart

Matching Heart Mom and Daughter Gift Necklace, $35, Amazon

Let your mom know that she'll always have a piece of your heart with this set of hand-stamped mother and daughter necklaces.

15. So Your Mom Doesn't Have To Have An Empty Nest

Family Nest with Custom Names, $25, Amazon

Your mom never has to have an empty nest at home with this pretty piece of art. You can even personalize the nest by getting all the kids' names written on the eggs.

16. A Throw Pillow To Remind Her You'll Never Forget Home

How is Wherever Mom Is Pillow Cover, $20, Amazon

This is one throw pillow that will surely spark some tears, as it reads, "Home is wherever mom is."

17. A Cute Print Featuring All The Kids' Birthdays

Children Add Sparkle To Life Print, $11, Amazon

A simple yet heartwarming print that features each of you and your siblings' names, showing your gratitude for everything your mom has done since you were born. It's completely customizable and printed on heavy duty paper, so it'll last a lifetime if cared for properly.

18. Create A Completely Customizable Gift For Mom

Custom Made Music Box, $69, Amazon

You can create a beautiful music box for your mom. Pick her favorite song or saying, choose from many different designs, and write a message to be engraved onto the bottom of the box. It's a gift she'll treasure forever.

19. Give Her A Cool Rustic Piece Of Art

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Reclaimed Wooden MOM String Art Sign, $30, Amazon

For the trendy mother, this beautifully handmade piece of art spelling out "MOM" is perfect to hang proudly on any wall.

20. Help Her Create Some Memories Each And Every Day

Mom's One Line A Day: A Five-Year Memory Book Diary, $15, Amazon

A great alternative to a scrapbook, this book allows your mom to capture a single thought from each day for a whopping five years, eventually becoming an incredible keepsake for decades to come.

21. A Travel Mug That She'll Actually Use

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Best Mom Travel Mug, $24, Amazon

Be sure to tell your mom that she's the best all of the time with this pretty "Best Mom Ever" mug, which is a 20-ounce insulated stainless steel mug, which comes in 19 colors.

22. Create A Keepsake That Can Be Shared For Years To Come

Treasured Passages: A Unique Keepsake For Mother & Daughter Kit, $58, Amazon

This clever set of 40 cards features prompts that encourage mother and child duos to share parts of their lives with each other. It's a wonderful gift that will become something that you can pass down to your kids, too.

23. A Pretty Set Of Pears For Mom

Hand Stamped Love You Mom Pears, $36, Amazon

This is a wonderful and heartfelt reminder that you love your mom using a great decorative set of green pears. It's perfect for displaying in the living room or kitchen.

24. Long Distance Coffee Mugs To Keep You Connected

Personalized Long Distance State Coffee Mug, $23, Amazon

If you don't have the pleasure of living in the same state as your mother, this gift is the next best thing. Personalize it so you have your state and her state on there. It'll be her favorite mug.

25. A Great T-Shirt That She'll Actually Want To Wear

Mom Life Is The Best Life T-Shirt (Sizes S - XXL), $25, Amazon

This cute and comfortable tee makes a great gift for a new mom who's recently learn that, just as the shirt says, "Mom Life Is The Best Life."

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