20 Excellent Gifts From Target for Mother's Day

Jess Richardson | Apr 30, 2019 Food & Party
20 Excellent Gifts From Target for Mother's Day
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Alphabet necklace
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With Mother's Day just around the corner, we're looking forward to celebrating all of the amazing moms in our lives. How do we appropriately thank the moms who make us feel loved, held, challenged, and encouraged every step of the way? Well, there are a lot of options. We're in favor of planning to spend some quality time together, giving mom some chill-out time to herself, giving her a gift that will make her smile, and/or writing a heartfelt card -- and maybe even making a DIY one. For inspiration about what to put on or in it, consider checking out some quotes celebrating motherhood for the perfect Mother's Day card, whether it's our own mom, our partners, or our mom friends who deserve that extra little boost.


Now, to go along with the card, it's always nice to receive a gift. For families who are being mindful of a budget, try a thoughtful Mother's Day gift for under $20. And while both stay-at-home moms and moms who work in a traditional work environment both have challenges, they do have different concerns. For working mamas, consider a gift to make her life easier. Similarly, parents of older kids have their own struggles, but so do moms with kids under 5. And for moms of the younger generation, Mother's Day gifts for millennial moms will be hip and on-point. 

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  • Women's Beautifully Soft Notch Collar Pajama Set 

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    Women's Beautifully Soft Notch Collar Pajama Set - Stars Above
    Target

    What's better than a pair of really cozy, cute pajamas? This incredibly soft, short-sleeve shirt and pull-on short set is cute, classic, and a perfect Mother's Day gift for all moms who like to get snuggly -- it also comes in plus sizes

    Women's Beautifully Soft Notch Collar Pajama Set ($22, Target)

  • 'Becoming' by Michelle Obama

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    Becoming by Michelle Obama
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    For moms who are huge fans of the former first lady, giving her the chance to read this remarkable, powerful memoir is an excellent gift (the book probably needs to come with some coupons for "one free hour of free reading time while I look after the kids.")

    Becoming by Michelle Obama ($23, Target)

  • Winsome Sedona Breakfast Tray in Walnut Finish

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    Winsome Sedona Breakfast Tray in Walnut Finish
    Target

    Serve mom a well-deserved breakfast in bed on this large, sturdy breakfast tray, and we guarantee she'll love it. Bonus points for including a coupon book with even more days throughout the year she can wake up to a little pampering breakfast-in-bed fun.

    Winsome Sedona Breakfast Tray in Walnut Finish ($26, Target)

  • Kate Aspen Love Trinket Dish

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    Kate Aspen Love Trinket Dish
    Target
    For moms who are either super organized or who need a little loving boost in that direction, consider this oval white trinket dish accented by a beautiful gold foil script that spells out "love" across the center. Great for the bedside for storing rings and other jewelry. 
  • Northlight Green Fig and Violet Soy Wax Scented Candle in Hand Painted Bowl

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    Northlight Green Fig and Violet Soy Wax Scented Candle in Hand Painted Bowl 12.5 oz
    Target
    For decor-oriented (or self-care loving) moms, this beautiful, hand-painted candle lasts for ages (70 hours!) and smells absolutely amazing: like fig and violet. Perfect for springtime, and perfect for a little coziness.  
  • Sonia Kashuk Limited Edition Jade Roller

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    Sonia Kashuk Limited Edition Jade Roller - Green
    Target
    For moms who love facial care (or an excuse to just give themselves a little time at the end of the day to themselves) we love this mini facial massager. It may help skin care products soak into the skin better, but it will definitely feel cooling, soothing, and relaxing. 
  • Sterling Silver Initial Charm Pendant

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    Sterling Silver Initial Charm Pendant
    Target

    Elegant, classic, simple, and thoughtful. We love the clean design of this pendant, and the fact that it goes with nearly any personal style. If the mama loves silver jewelry, this is just an excellent go-to option. 

    Sterling Silver Initial Charm Pendant ($28, Target)

  • Fitbit Inspire Activity Tracker

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    Fitbit Inspire Activity Tracker
    Target

    For the active mom, the Fitbit Inspire is a super easy, user-friendly fitness tracker that helps encourage healthy habits by celebrating goals reached and motivating its user to achieve them. It's a great idea for moms who love to work out.

    Fitbit Inspire Activity Tracker ($70, Target)

  • Jute Hanging Planter

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    Jute Hanging Planter
    Target
    For moms who love home decor, or those with a green thumb, this jute hanging planter is a great fit. It's a cool, simple design that would look great in nearly any kind of decorating style. Plus, a little hanging ivy (or any other plant) adds brightness and oxygen to the room! 
  • e.l.f. Cleansing Duo Face Brush

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    e.l.f. Cleansing Duo Face Brush
    Target
    Using gentle, soft bristles, this cleansing brush invigorates a skin care routine, and can help gently cleanse the skin while lightly exfoliating. It also feels great, and isn't an extra step in a routine -- moms have to wash their faces too, right? This just gives mama an excuse to slow down and take a moment for herself while she does it.

  • 3-Piece Floral Tool Set Green

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    3pc Floral Tool Set Green - Smith & Hawken
    Target
    For moms who love to garden (or who keep talking about starting a garden but haven't found the time yet), this is a great gift of encouragement for their passion. This set can help with digging, cultivating, and pruning.

  • NutriBullet Pro 900 Series

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    NutriBullet Pro 900 Series
    Target
    For moms who love their morning smoothies -- or their evening creamy soups, anytime pestos ... for moms who love anything that blends, really -- this professional-quality blender set is going to be absolutely adored. And smoothies really are a great way to pack in a lot of high-quality ingredients for a meal on the go (something every mom needs)!
  • Mission Enduracool Microfiber Instant Cooling Towel

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    Mission Enduracool Microfiber Instant Cooling Towel
    Target

    For moms who are into sports, moms who get overheated in the summer, or moms going through menopause, the Mission EnduraCool Instant Cooling Towel is ah-maz-ing. It's made from this fantastic fabric that instantly cools when it's soaked with water, wrung out, and then snapped in the air. Magic.

    Mission Enduracool Microfiber Instant Cooling Towel ($15, Target)

  • Unscented Hada Labo Tokyo Anti Aging Facial Mask

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    Unscented Hada Labo Tokyo Anti Aging Facial Mask
    Target
    We adore this 10-minute face mask for moms who really deserve to give themselves a little skin care love. Packed with hyaluronic acid, vitamin E and collagen, this will absolutely hydrate skin that doesn't always get all the care it deserves.
  • Fairland Square Storage Ottoman 

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    Fairland Square Storage Ottoman
    Target
    This upholstered storage ottoman is a great fit for moms who live in small spaces and need extra storage, or for moms in bigger homes who just love that clean-lined look and want a place to store the throw blanket for when company comes over. Sturdy, soft, and comes in multiple colors and patterns.

    Fairland Square Storage Ottoman ($70, Target)

  • Click and Grow Smart Garden

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    Click and Grow Smart Garden
    Target
    This NASA-inspired garden takes care of plants automatically, so for moms who claim they have a "black thumb" but who wish they could be gardening, this is a great fit for encouraging them in that direction. Also awesome for on-the-go moms who love to cook with fresh herbs -- why not grow her own!
  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera

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    Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera
    Target
    We love taking photos with our phones (and we love that that's an option all the time now) but we also miss getting to physically hold a photo and put it on the fridge. This camera creates instant prints -- and comes with a selfie mirror. 
  • Wahl Hot-Cold Therapy Massager

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    Wahl Hot-Cold Therapy Massager
    Target
    Any mom who has any kinds of aches or pains is going to love this. The hand-held massager includes seven different attachments, offering tons of different massage styles, including a cold massage tool that helps with inflammation, and a hot massage tool that helps aching muscles. 
  • 'Color With Me, Mom! Adult Coloring Book'

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    Color With Me, Mom! Adult Coloring Book: Color, Create, and Connect With Your Child
    Target

    Grownups love coloring, too! We adore this book that helps bring families closer through a creative, quiet activity everyone can get into. It works well for moms who want to spend a little more time doing a soothing bonding activity. 

    Color With Me, Mom! Adult Coloring Book: Color, Create, and Connect With Your Child ($13, Target)

  • Ultimate Ears Boom 2 Wireless Speaker

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    Ultimate Ears Boom 2 Wireless Speaker
    Target
    This wireless speaker is absolutely fantastic. We love that the design is waterproof and shockproof, making it great for being around kids, indoors and out. Perfect for moms who love their tunes.

    Ultimate Ears Boom 2 Wireless Speaker ($130, Target)

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