Gifting hand creams or lotions is never a bad idea, especially when they're as luxuriously-scented as this coconut-oil-infused Jo Malone Nectarine Blossom and Honey Lotion, which emits the perfect blend of fruity florals that'll linger long after application. This lotion is inspired by London's Covent Garden early morning market, so she'll feel like she's on an English vacation every time she reaches for it.
Things that your mom taught you while you were a kid
The Carleen Heart Bandana is an ideal choice for the gifter who likes to add a personal touch. Kelsey Parkhouse, owner of Carleen, recommends embroidering your name or a sweet message inside the bandana’s printed heart. If you’re looking for a way to get a craft-obsessed teen involved in the gifting this year—or you are that craft-obsessed teen—this bandana, which comes in five colors, is a charming and affordable option.

The Bonding Between A Mother and Daughter
I've been using this beautiful Victorinox chef's knife for the past year and it's become one of my indispensable kitchen tools. The blade is fluted, so it won't stick to what you're cutting, and the elegant wooden handle gives it the perfect amount of heft. It's sharp enough to make cutting meat, fish, fruit, vegetables and cheeses an absolute pleasure.
Surprise Your Mom With Breakfast in Bed
For the mom who’s curious about her ethnic origins or family background, a DNA testing kit makes a great, informative gift. Our favorite is AncestryDNA, which presents test results in a clearer manner than other services and places its ancestry information in a useful historical context. We do urge you to spend a few moments reading the privacy section in our guide, though, since using even the best DNA testing service involves data and privacy risks. A secondary caution: People occasionally discover dark family secrets. If that wouldn’t shatter your mom’s world, though, we think the ancestral findings are compelling enough to justify the risk.
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