Mom friends are worth their weight in gold—and then some. They’re the women who champion your parenting wins and commiserate the inevitable setbacks; the veterans who offer up judgment-free advice and reassurance; the soul sisters who show up for you when you need them most. And they deserve to be celebrated. Every. Day.
Honor your gal-pal this Mother’s Day with some socially distant snail mail. What parent couldn’t use a pick me up in the middle of a pandemic?! We’ve rounded up our favorite Amazon finds for under $30 that comes with Prime two-day free shipping.
Coffee Table Book
There’s nothing like a shelter-in-place order to make you rethink your living spaces. This coffee table tome by Joanna Gaines is sure to inspire and delight.
Buy it: Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave by Joanna Gaines, $24, Amazon.com
Cozy loungewear is more crucial than ever before. Up her PJ game with this super-soft set. (Bonus: The button-down top is clutch for breastfeeding mamas.) We guarantee she’ll want to slip into these well before bedtime.
Buy it: Serendelicacy Women’s Silky Satin Pajamas, $25, Amazon.com
Facial Ice Roller
Reduce puffiness (thank you stress), calm redness, and tighten pores with this handheld ice roller. Since she can’t get to the spa for a facial, this is the next best thing. Pro-tip: Roll alongside your morning coffee for a real pick-me-up.
Buy it: Esarora Ice Roller, $21, Amazon.com
Hair Clips and Dry Shampoo
A little extra glitz goes a long way, especially in quarantine. Round out her busy mom routine with some dry shampoo, and up her hair-game with some clips or a chic headband, the perfect Zoom-approved fashion accessory. Together, they make the perfect quarantine Mother’s Day gift set.
Buy it: Batiste Dry Shampoo, $15, Amazon.com; Fani 20 Pcs Hair Clips and Barrettes, $10, Amazon.com
Manicure Set and Polish
A fresh manicure is an instant mood boost. Since salon manis and pedis are out of the question, rescue her cuticles with an at-home manicure set. Pair it with your favorite polish in a happy hue.
Buy it: Tweezerman Nail Rescue Kit, $20, Amazon.com; Essie Nail Polish, $8, Amazon.com
To-Go Coffee Mug / Wine Tumbler
This shatter-proof, insulated coffee mug (cough, wine glass) radiates happiness. Get a matching cup for yourself and cheers your bestie via FaceTime. You may have lost track of what day it is, but we assure you, it’s five o’clock somewhere!
Buy it: Simple Modern Wine Tumbler – Coffee Mug, $13, Amazon.com
Paint By Sticker
More therapeutic than baking bread, Paint by Sticker is the no-fail approach to art we all need right now. Your mom friend can create a fridge-worthy masterpiece of her own, all while binging on Netflix. Bonus: They have a toddler version too.
Buy it: Workman Publishing Paint By Sticker, $10, Amazon.com