We’re all about showing mother’s lots of love every day of the year here at The Singapore Women’s Weekly, but it doesn’t hurt to get them a little something special on the day we honour ALL mothers.
A gift for mum doesn’t have to be expensive to be meaningful, just think about all that “artwork” children proudly present from preschool. But if you are thinking of parting with your hard earned cash as an act of love, we’ve put together a fab listicle featuring budget-friendly gift ideas that are sure to make your mum feel like a million bucks.
From a super handy travel makeup mirror to a canvas duffel bag for the globe-trotting mum, we’ve got you covered. Plus, we’ve thrown in some fun novelty gifts like affirmation card packs and even an exclusive fast-food feast for good measure. Dive into our top picks for Mother’s Day gifts, and show your mum some love. Trust us, she’ll be impressed – and you’ll be the gift-giving hero.
Just Between Us: Mother & Daughter No-Rules Journal, $8.78
Check out this awesome gift book, Just Between Us: Mother & Daughter, which has made a huge impact on mums and daughters everywhere by sharing tips and advice from both sides of the generation gap. This cool hardcover journal is packed with cute illustrations, two fancy ribbon bookmarks (one for mum and one for the kiddo), and makes a super special gift to enjoy together or treasure separately.
Whether you and your mum or daughter are super close or still working on that bond, chatting and connecting can be tough sometimes. This journal is here to help you out.
It’s a perfect present from a mum to her teen or tween girl, from a grown-up daughter to her mum, or from a grandma to a daughter or daughter-in-law with her own little one.
What mum wouldn’t love the gift of a good night’s sleep? While this little gorgeously-scented spray can’t promise you a miracle, it does offer a magical blend of Lavender, Camomile and Vetivert, which helps to calm both mind and body. Simply spritz it on the pillow before bed time and let it help reduce anxiety and improve sleep quality.
Have a special song that’s shared between you and mum? This personalised Spotify acrylic plaque is sure to make her day.
Featuring space for a portrait and personalised message, this frame also comes with a Spotify-compatible code, allowing your recipient to use the app to scan and play your chosen song with minimal fuss.
When not in use, the plaque can serve as a cute deco on any flat surface such as a bedside table.
Get your mum bag with a scarf customised with her initials. Priced between $13.90 – $16.90, this gift is a thoughtful way to show your love without breaking the bank.
Deliveroo delivers Chicky love with KFC for a Mother’s Day Feast, $39.95
Score major brownie points with the special lady in your life by surprising her with a yummy treat this Mother’s Day! Deliveroo’s teamed up with KFC to bring you the exclusive KFC x Deliveroo 8 pcs Mother’s Day Feast.
Treat your mum (and the whole gang) to a fantastic meal she’ll love. This specially put-together bundle comes in a cute two-tiered heart-shaped box, packed with a drool-worthy mix of finger lickin’ good faves that’ll totally make her day.
Don’t miss out on one of the limited 40 sets of the KFC x Deliveroo 8 pcs Mother’s Day Feast ($39.95), up for grabs exclusively on Deliveroo from May 7th to 14th. Perfect for a chill celebration for four, this awesome feast is just the ticket to show mum how much she means to you!
Made with 90.89% of Damask rose water, the toner is known for delivering a calming and moisturizing effect to the skin.
What’s more, this product is extremely popular among SQ girls, who have a long list of skincare go-to’s and one of them is none other than the coveted Mamonde Rose Water Toner.
Many have raved about the toner and we can clearly see why it’s been a hot hit amongst the masses.
This Paula’s Choice product has long been a cult-favourite salicylic acid exfoliator. The lightweight formulation absorbs quickly and is formulated at the optimal pH of 3.2 to 3.8 for maximum efficacy. Green tea extract is also present to provide calming and antioxidative properties.
A travel cosmetic bag is seriously the most practical Mother’s Day gift ever! Just think about it: mums are always on the move, right? So why not make their lives easier with this super handy bag to stash all their makeup and skincare goodies.
It’s not only a total lifesaver for mums who love to travel, but also perfect for those who need to keep their beauty essentials organised at home or on the go.
Trust us, your mum’s gonna love this functional and stylish gift that’ll make her daily routine a breeze.
Hey, you know what’s an amazing Mother’s Day gift for a mum who’s always on the go? A canvas travel duffel bag, that’s what! This bag is not only stylish, but also super practical for all her travel needs. It’s roomy enough to fit her essentials and durable enough to handle all her adventures.
Plus, it’s easy to carry around and can totally work as a carry-on for those last-minute getaways. So, if your mum’s a travel-loving queen, hook her up with this awesome travel duffel bag – she’ll be ready to jet off in style, and you’ll be her fave gift-giver ever!
If your mum’s all about that fitness life, we’ve got the perfect Mother’s Day gift idea for her: a 2-pack exercise card set! These cards are like a mini personal trainer in her pocket, showing her tons of awesome workouts and exercises she can do anytime, anywhere. Whether she’s hitting the gym, working out at home, or even squeezing in a quick sweat sesh during lunch breaks, these cards will keep her motivated and on track.
So, go ahead and surprise your fit mum with this super cool and thoughtful gift – she’s gonna be pumped, and you’ll be the champ of Mother’s Day!
Say goodbye to the hassle of professional jewellery cleaning and embrace the ease of maintaining your fine jewellery right at home with this Ultrasonic Jewellery Cleaner.
Whether this gift is used solely by your mum or everyone in the family, it will effortlessly restore the shine and luster of your precious pieces without leaving your sanctuary.
Surprise the special mums in your life with a thoughtful and budget-friendly gift that combines style, functionality, and convenience: an LED foldable travel makeup mirror. This versatile accessory features a rechargeable touch screen, allowing for easy control and adjustment of the mirror’s settings.
With three different light modes to choose from, this foldable mirror is perfect for busy mums who are always on the go, ensuring they look and feel their best wherever their day takes them.
Looking for a fun and quirky Mother’s Day gift that’ll bring a smile to your mum’s face? Look no further! An affirmation card pack is just the ticket to brighten her day with a touch of novelty.
These cards are like little nuggets of positivity and motivation, perfect for perking up her mornings or giving her a quick laugh when she needs it most.
Imagine your mum pulling out a card each day and getting a kick out of the witty, uplifting messages – it’s like a mini pep-talk in her pocket! So, go on and give her this lighthearted, feel-good gift that’s sure to spread joy and make Mother’s Day extra memorable.
Wanlola Essential Oil Diffuser, $55.12
Introducing an elegant pink ceramic essential oil diffuser, expertly handcrafted to provide a stylish and compact addition to your space. This diffuser is a great addition to mum’s home office or her vanity, the chic ceramic shell will brighten up the space and is so easy to use.
Enhanced with silent ultrasonic technology, it creates a peaceful atmosphere perfect for both leisure or work and even has the ability to moisturize skin. Not just multi-functional but also extremely thoughtful for stress relief and rejuvenation.
The Stanley Quencher H2.0 FlowState Tumbler has been the talk of the town these days. Get your mum her own emotional support tumbler that can she bring wherever, whenever.
The famous double-handed tote bag that started the luxury bag debate in Singapore is currently sold out, but this is equally stylish. Made from faux leather, the handle has a gold loop styling, and is smart enough to take you from day to night. Also available in beige and cognac.
If you’ve got a mum who’s watching her alcohol intake, why not introduce her to the world of social tonics? These tasty, non-alcoholic drinks are made with a mix of natural ingredients, cool botanicals, and feel-good adaptogens, creating an awesome, guilt-free experience.
They’re perfect for any occasion, from hanging out with friends to winding down after a long day or even raising a glass in celebration. This Mother’s Day, give the fantastic mums in your life a casual, refreshing option that shows you’re all about supporting their mindful choices and helping them enjoy life’s moments in a balanced way.
Hegen’s limited edition PCTO Floral Collection, $150
Comprising of three signature bottles from Singapore’s leading lactation and milk bottle brand, the Floral Collection features delightful, delicate blooms serve as a reminder of how fast our children grow (and how much of that is in part to the tireless efforts of mothers).
The three bottles feature Southeast Asian-inspired prints of butterfly pea, orchid and bougainvillea. In addition to the brand’s usual pastels of blue and pink, a special purple colour has been added for the All-Rounder Cup PPSU 330ml/11oz, which is great for a baby’s transition from bottle to cup.
Buy the collection on Hegen’s online store or visit their pop-up at TANGS at Tang Plaza, Level 2 from 21 April 2023 – 18 May 2023
Busy mums will appreciate the connectivity of the Apple Watch Series 8 and the stylishness that comes with both aluminium and stainless steel case options. Beyond the stylish aspects of being able to switch out watch straps for various activities, sports or events, the watch has enhanced health tracking features including an ECG app, blood oxygen app and sensor and temperature sensing. The added health features enable the watch to help track elements of women’s health including period cycles and sleep.
The Apple Watch Series 8 starts at $604.55 in aluminium and stainless steel cases in two sizes, 41mm and 45mm. Buy it here.
Compact but powerful, Apple’s new HomePod mini offers all the innovations associated with the brand and is sure to make mum’s life around the house not just easier, but more pleasant as well. As a speaker, the device offers elevated smart sound while as a smart home device, will allow you to check temperature and humidity, set reminders and timers (always a good tool to have with toddlers around!) and send announcement through Intercom – all hands-free. It also comes in five fun, engaging colours that will look good anywhere. Pair it with the larger HomePod (in white and midnight) for a seamless smart home experience the whole family will love.
HomePod is available in white and midnight for $429 while HomePod mini comes in orange, yellow, blue, space grey, and white for S$139. Buy it here.
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