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Selecting the perfect Christmas gift for mom comes with a lot of pressure. Even if she claims to not want anything this year, it's wise to make sure she has at least one fabulous gift under the tree that's just for her. We've put together a list of great Christmas gifts for every kind of mom out there, so you're sure to find something she'll love. Here are the 20 best Christmas gifts for mom, according to Reviewed:
1. For the mom who loves to run: A fitness tracker
If the mom on your list considers running her "self care", give her the gift of our favorite fitness tracker. The Fitbit Charge 3 is easy to use, has a long battery life, and comes with two sizes of wrist bands to fit moms of every shape and size. We love that it keeps users motivated with consistent notifications and reminders to get moving.
2. For the mom who is a world traveler: A packable blanket and pillow
Moms who are frequent flyers will appreciate the gift of a Lug Nap Sac and Pillow set. The cozy fleece blanket comes in lots of colorful designs, and the comfortable, inflatable pillow folds up and tucks into the attached pocket for ultimate packability.
3. For the mom who is always multi-tasking: Apple AirPods
If your mom likes to listen to podcasts while she does the dishes or rides the subway, splurge on a pair of AirPods Pro. The newest version of AirPods come in a dental floss-sized charging case, offer incredible noise-cancellation, and have a long battery life.
4. For the mom who is a bookworm: A new Kindle
If your mom is still reading paperback books it's far past time to get her a Kindle Paperwhite. There are plenty of reasons the Paperwhite is our top choice Kindle, but two are that it has a waterproof design and bluetooth functionality. Mom will love being able to adjust the size of the print, and that this version easily fits into a handbag and is much lighter than a traditional book.
5. For the mom who loves smoothies: A personal blender
Got a mom on your list who loves to start her day with a healthy smoothie? Give her the gift of our top-rated personal blender, the Ninja Fit. The compact personal blender quickly blends fruit to a super-smooth consistency, and it's not especially loud while in use. It's great for making things other than smoothies—so mom can use it to whip up all of her healthy soups, dressings, and dips, too.
6. For the mom who is over cleaning up messes: A robot vacuum to do the work for her
Moms who have kids spend a lot of time cleaning up crumbs, sand, and other mysterious grit. Give her a break from the cleaning grind and buy her a robot vacuum. The Eufy RoboVac 11s is Reviewed’s favorite affordable robot vacuum, and we gave it our coveted Editors' Choice badge for its impressive dirt pickup and quiet operation. Plus, the slim profile will make it easier to hide in a closet when mom isn't using it.
7. For the mom who needs some stress relief: A beautiful diffuser
Give mom the gift of stress relief and a fabulous-smelling house with one of our favorite essential oil diffusers. The Organic Aromas Raindrop not only looks beautiful, but it's waterless, so she doesn't have to worry about the water-to-oil ratio. The Raindrop will quickly fill mom's room with her favorite scent so she'll feel relaxed in no time.
8. For the mom who meal plans: An Instant Pot
If mom doesn’t already own our favorite pressure cooker, it’s time to get her an Instant Pot. There’s a reason everyone raves about the Instant Pot—it works, and it’s a must-have for any mom who loves serving healthy dinners every night, but doesn’t always have a lot of time to devote to prepping fancy meals. Giving mom the gift of an Instant Pot means the whole family will benefit from her new arsenal of recipes.
9. For the mom who wants to binge her favorite shows: Roku Ultra
The Roku Ultra (2019 edition) is our favorite streaming device of 2019. If your mom wants nothing more than some quality TV time, give her the gift of a better streaming experience this Christmas. Make it a truly remarkable gift and offer to take the kids out for a few hours so she can watch Fleabag without any interruptions.
10. For the mom who is well-groomed: A new hairdryer
If mom wants nothing more than to leave the house looking like she stepped off the pages of a magazine, she'll love receiving our favorite hair dryer. The Bio Ionic GrapheneMX Professional Dryer dries hair quickly and it's lightweight, so she's sure to get the perfect 'do every time.
11. For the new mom: A special necklace
Celebrate her first Christmas as a mom, with a Maya Brenner x Clare V. "Maman" necklace. French for "mom", the Maman necklace is crafted from 14 karat gold, and is an understated way for a new mom to announce her exciting recent addition.
12. For the mom who likes fancy coffee: A milk frother
If the mom in your life loves lattes—but doesn't love how much they cost—give her a top-rated milk frother for Christmas. She'll enjoy making perfect coffee drinks right in her own kitchen. The Nespresso Aeroccino Milk Frother can make either hot or cold foam, and it has an automatic shut-off feature so she never has to worry about accidentally leaving it on.
13. For the mom who likes to stay hydrated: An insulated water bottle with a filter
If mom is committed to staying hydrated on the go, but she's also concerned about all the plastic that's clogging up the oceans, she'll really appreciate a Brita Stainless Steel water bottle. The Brita is our favorite reusable water bottle because it keeps liquids cold, the insulated interior prevents condensation, and the straw has a built-in water filter. Plus it's available in a variety of colors so mom can have one in her favorite hue.
14. For the handy mom: An electric screwdriver
If your mom is all about DIY projects, she'll really appreciate a new electric screwdriver. The Dremel GO-01 is our top pick thanks to its slim handle, easy grip, and lack of trigger—it spins when pushed against a screw. Other features that make the Dremel stand out include variable torque that can be changed using a dial in the bottom of the handle, and that it charges using a standard USB charger rather than the usual giant battery pack.
15. For the mom who can never find anything in her purse: A handbag light
If mom is consistently missing your phone calls because she can never find her phone in the depths of her purse, get her a Handbag Illuminator with charging power. The rechargeable light illuminates at the touch or approach of a hand, and it automatically switches off after a few moments. Plus it can be used as a portable phone charger for those times when her phone runs out of battery (or she's forgotten to charge it again).
16. For the mom who is an oenophile: A wine subscription
If your mom was drinking Whispering Angel way back before it was cool, she'll appreciate the gift of a Firstleaf Wine Subscription. We like Firstleaf because it tailors subscriber's monthly shipments to their particular tastes, and an introductory box costs just $39.
17. For the mom who deserves a nap: A luxurious pair of pjs
If your mom is like most moms, she probably doesn't spoil herself often—especially when it comes to sleepwear. Indulge mom with a pair of Eberjey's buttery-soft pajamas. The jersey fabric is incredibly comfortable, and the menswear-inspired style is universally flattering.
18. For the mom who has a pain in her neck: The perfect pillow
Whether mom's neck pain is figurative (kids) or literal, she'll appreciate the gift of our favorite bed pillow. The Xtreme Comforts Shredded Memory Foam Pillow is hypoallergenic, resistant to dust mites, and customizable—simply remove some of the stuffing to get the perfect firmness.
19. For the mom with a green thumb: A plant subscription
If the winter weather is keeping mom out of her beloved garden, bring her passion for plants inside with a delivery from The Sill. Whether the mom in your life is a beginning gardener or a seasoned seed sower, The Sill has her covered. Plus The Sill guarantees its plants for up to a year, and we loved the experience when we tried it for ourselves.
20. For the mom who loves to cook: An Air Fryer
Moms who love french fries and fried chicken—but are also trying to eat more healthily—will appreciate the gift of a Philips AirFryer XXL. The Philips AirFryer XXL took the top spot in our testing due to its ability to consistently deliver crispy fries no matter how large the portion.
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