16 Galentine's Day Gifts for Mom Friends Who Are Tired AF

Kelly Bryant | Feb 2, 2018 Food & Party
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Valentine's Day is sweet and all, but there's nothing quite like celebrating our besties, our sisters from other misters, our comrades in this journey we call motherhood. For the women who just totally get us, we have our beloved Galentine's Day, conveniently planted on February 13 -- the day before that other lovey-dovey holiday.

Forget the flowers and standard V-Day accouterments -- the inner circle is tired. And not just any old kind of tired. They're tired AF. Exhausted mamas may appreciate the thought of that sweet-smelling bouquet, but let's face it, that's just another thing we're going to struggle to keep alive for the rest of the week. No, for Galentine's Day, our BFFs deserve something that will give 'em a little get-up-and-go. Something that will bring a smile to their face and maybe, just maybe, a skip in their step.

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We've rounded up a group of gifts with every kind of tired mom friend -- from the pal who desperately wishes she had the energy to blow-dry her hair to the one whose love of coffee rivals that which she has for her own children.

  • Merlot Infused Coffee


    Say what, now? Why, yes, a well-caffeinated genius has made the product dreams are made of. Merlot Infused Coffee is actually a thing and we think we're in love. According to its description on the UncommonGoods website, "100% Arabica beans are aged in oak wine barrels for a unique profile of fresh, red berry flavors and subtle hints of currants and blackberries." Gal pals will appreciate this tasty dose of caffeine, but don't worry, that's the only buzz she'll be getting. This coffee does not contain alcohol.

    Merlot Infused Coffee ($20, UncommonGoods)

  • Talika Eye Dream


    The bestie may not be clocking a ton of zzz's, but at least she can make the most of that coveted pillow time with Talika Eye Dream. It's an anti-aging night cream and concentrated regenerating mask combined to fight wrinkles and provide a fresher look overnight. 

    Talika Eye Dream ($37, Talika)

  • Chambray Jumpsuit


    How many moms are coherent to pull together a matching outfit within the time constraints of the morning madness? Take the guesswork out of a friend's OOTD with a chic and comfy chambray jumpsuit. It can be dressed down for everyday errands or up for dinner and drinks.

    Roll Sleeve Drawstring Waist Jumpsuit ($39.99, Target)

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  • AIM HI Every Day Clarity Aromatherapy Rollerball


    When the afternoon lull rolls around and it's hard to focus, the gift of clarity would be a welcome addition to any woman's day. This therapeutic blend of rosemary, lemongrass, peppermint, and eucalyptus is like a breath of fresh air for the senses, clearing one's head to get the next task on the to-do list done. 

    AIM HI Everyday Clarity Aromatherapy Rollerball ($24, AIM HI Every Day)

  • Espresso Yourself Tee


    For the pal who just isn't herself until she's had a few shots of the good stuff, we present this adorable graphic tee. This relaxed heather grey T-shirt will let everyone know where her coffee loyalties lie, and not to bother her before she's had her morning cup. 

    Sub_Urban Riot Espress Yourself Tee ($29.99, YogaOutlet)

  • InfinitiPRO by Conair Curl Secret 2.0


    Finding the coordination and styling savvy to do something with hair is hard enough even after a full night of sleep. And for moms, the time to do hair is insanely scant. Offer a friend the gift that keeps on giving -- the InfinitiPRO by Conair Curl Secret 2.0 which will create salon-worthy spirals for her.

    InfinitiPRO by Conair Curl Secret 2.0 ($99.99, Ulta)

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  • OLLY Restful Sleep Vitamins


    Supplement snooze time with gummy vitamins that promote everything a body needs for better sleep. A blend of melatonin, l-theanine, and botanicals give natural sleep hormones a bit of a boost to work toward a calmer, gentler bedtime. And that blackberry flavor is pretty darn yummy.

    OLLY Restful Sleep ($13.99, OLLY)

  • Starskin Dreamkiss Lip Mask


    Moms may be exhausted on the inside, but that doesn't mean she has to look it on the outside. Give her pucker a pick-me-up with a plumping and hydrating lip mask that will promote softer, smoother smile. Wintry, dry lips will be a thing of the past and she'll be so thankful for it.

    Starskin Dreamkiss Lip Mask ($10, Starskin)

  • Allagash Pastiche


    If a member of the mom tribe likes to celebrate another day of parenting survival with a beer, this is totally for her. Allagash Brewing Company recently released its first non-wild, blended, barrel-aged beer, an amber varietal with notes of caramel, dried fruit, spirits, and oak. Packaged in a 750 ml bottle, she may even share it.

    Allagash Pastiche ($21.99, Craft Beer Kings)

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  • Fat and the Moon Self-Care Bath Soak


    We all could do a little better at administering self-care. Gifting this mineral-based bath soak scented with clary sage and lavender is a friendly reminder to go easy on one's self, no matter how busy the daily schedule. 

    Fat and the Moon Self Care Bath Soak ($16.95, YogaOutlet)

  • Hydration Tracking Water Bottle


    Moms are so exhausted that keeping tabs on their own health can be daunting. This savvy water bottle will help a pal keep tabs on exactly how much H20 she has consumed from the vessel, serving as an awesome reminder to hydrate.

    Hydration Tracker Water Bottle ($10, UncommonGoods)

  • Eva Longoria High Waist Leggings


    Where would we be without leggings? They're the ultimate comfy option for a busy lifestyle. Gift a friend with these blush-toned, faux-suede beauties from Eva Longoria's collection. High-waisted and form-fitting, they're a stylish vacation from basic black.

    Eva Longoria High Waist Legging ($69, Eva Longoria)

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  • Golden Heart Portable Charger


    Though she  may not feel like she's operating at max capacity, with this gift she can be sure she has enough juice to stay connected to the rest of the world with this super-sweet portable charger. Compatible with most smart phones and tablets, this little beauty charges up to 30 percent of a battery to give a device a little extra life. 

    Golden Heart Portable Charger ($34, Anthropologie)

  • Aquis Lisse Luxe Hair Turban


    We'll take any shortcuts we can get in the morning, especially if it means we can snag a extra few minutes of sleep. This trusty hair towel is created with fabric designed to quickly take strands from a wet to damp state, allowing folks to spend less time heat-styling. In fact, it has been proven to cut drying time in half! So, basically, she's getting the gift of time. And we can all appreciate that.

    Aquis Lisse Luxe Hair Turban ($30, Sephora)

  • Moët 'Love Unconventional' Mini


    This Galentine's Day, spread a little bubbly cheer with a mini bottle of Moët & Chandon Imperial Rosé, packaged in a limited-edition Love Unconventional bottle. The pink packaging and its rose-hued contents are a sweet ending to an otherwise exhausting day. 

    Moët Love Unconventional Mini ($13.99, ReserveBar)

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  • YourGoodSkin Moisturizing Make-Up Remover Wipes


    At the end of a long day, moms who are tired AF do not want to drag themselves into the bathroom to remove all of their makeup. Be the hero of the inner circle with these moisturizing makeup remover wipes that are the ultimate addition to any bedside table. Not only will they clear away the day's foundation and lipstick, but they'll also swiftly and gently tackle daily impurities.

    YourGoodSkin Moisturizing Make-Up Remover Wipes ($7.49, Walgreens)

  • Being I Don't Give a Sip Tumbler and Bath Gift Set


    Outfit a sassyt friend with everything she needs for the tub -- salted caramel and macadamia body wash, lotion, mist, and puff -- all packaged in a cute reusable tumbler that will let the rest of the world know exactly what she's thinking.

    Being I Don't Give a Sip Tumbler & Bath Set ($18, Ulta)

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