Have you been trying to find the perfect gift for the busy moms in your life, but haven’t quite figured out what could be useful to them? You’ll want to read this article. I’ve put together 15 gift ideas for busy moms. There’s something for every kind of busy mom in your life!
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As a busy mom, I can tell you that there are a ton of gifts that could be useful to us.
From gifts that will make our busy life easier and help us in practical ways, to gifts that will give us that much-deserved relaxing moment we’ve all been waiting for.
All moms are different and you’ll be able to find something in this article for everyone.
15 Useful Gift Ideas for Busy Moms
Does the busy mom you want to gift love to cook? Here, you’ll be able to find tons of practical options to help her in the kitchen.
Does the busy mom you’re shopping for need some me time to refresh herself so she can keep up with the daily tasks of her life? There will be something oh-so-relaxing for her in this article!
Does the busy mom you’re shopping for is always out and about and needs a snack + drink system to stay hydrated during her busy day? There will be something for her here too.
Gift Ideas for the Busy Mom who loves to cook
#1. Crock Pot
If the busy mom you’re gifting loves to cook yummy, homemade food for her family, but is quite busy to do so, the Crock-pot will help her accomplish that.
With the Crock-pot, she won’t have to be babysitting the food to make sure it comes out right. All she has to do is toss her yummy mixture in there and take it out hours later when it’s ready.
- The first option is the same exact one that we have (except that ours is red). It’s simple, classic and it works well.
- The second option is The Pioneer Woman’s Slow Cooker, which I’m madly in love with because of its beautiful design. With this option, you’re not only giving the gift of practicality, but you’re also telling that mama that she doesn’t have to compromise on style, even in the kitchen!
- The third option is a smaller 4 Quart Crock-Pot for smaller families.
- The last option will be a triple slow cooker that allows you to cook 3 different meals at the same time. Or… a meat and two sides all at the same time. It’s also a wonderful option for that mama who likes to have people over. It works great to keep the food warm all evening.
Here are two of my recipes that you can make in the slow cooker:
#2. Instant Pot
The instant pot is another favorite that makes cooking homemade meals a breeze, especially because it doesn’t take as long as the Crock-Pot does.
I’m not going to lie. It doesn’t make the food taste as flavorful as when it’s made in the Crock-Pot, but it will cook chicken breasts (or other meats) in 40 minutes and their texture will be gold.
Then, for flavor, a quick sauteing on a skillet with some onion, garlic, herbs, and salt and pepper will do! The Instant Pot is also my go-to for cooking dry beans from scratch!
- This option is the same one that we have in our home. We’ve had it for over a year and love it!
- Of course, I had to include my dream Instant Pot, The Pioneer Woman’s one. In case you didn’t notice, I kind of have a little crush on everything Pioneer Woman… But it just reminds me that we can be efficient without compromising on beauty and style in our home!
- 6 Quart Instant Pot in stainless steel.
- A black option for those who prefer simplicity.
#3. Air Fryer
We’ve had our air fryer for a couple months now, and man, am I impressed with it! We cook carne assada in it in 9 minutes! 5 minutes to preheat and 4 minutes to cook the meat.
It’s that quick!
The carne assada slices of beef are usually super thin, so they cook fast. With thicker cuts of meat, we’ve been able to cook them in 15 minutes. It’s still incredibly fast!
A wonderful addition to any busy mom’s kitchen, for sure.
- Same model that we have. It’s huge and it takes up a lot of space in our kitchen, but it also fits a lot of food at once. If I were to buy another one, I’d probably have chosen a smaller size, but I’m happy with the performance! This would be wonderful for large families.
- This one is interesting because you can see the food cooking inside.
- A compact version with a beautiful design and color, for the stylish, busy moms in your life!
- The fourth option is an Amazon bestseller, so I had to add it to the top 4.
Gift Ideas for the Busy Mom who loves to keep her life organized
#4. Living Well Planner
The Living Well Planner is the only planner I’ve ever seen that allows you to plan your whole life in it, business and personal.
Need to plan your meals? This planner has a system for that. Need to plan your day? This planner has tons of pages for that. Need to keep a budget under control? You have a specific page for that in this planner.
This planner also allows you to keep your special memories in a page called Thoughts & Thanks, it has a special page for monthly projects you have going on, and tons of other incredible features.
I feel like I have to be 100% honest with you. It’s not the most affordable planner, but it’s definitely worth every single penny!!!
You can read my complete review of the planner here if you wish. I can’t think of one busy mom who loves keeping things organized that wouldn’t absolutely LOVE receiving this planner as a gift. You’ll change her life.
I purchased the 10 Meals in an Hour Bundle for myself and I couldn’t recommend it enough! This bundle will teach this busy mama a lot more than the name promises.
It has a complete meal planning guide that teaches you all the ins and outs of meal planning, and all the tips and tricks that will keep things easy and simple for you.
This bundle comes with over 100 delicious, budget-friendly recipes for the whole family. Whoever she is, this busy mom you’re wanting to gift, she will love this bundle.
Print it out, stick it into a beautiful binder that you know she’ll love, and write a note that wishes her a year of ease and simplicity, with delicious meals, around the table!
The Paperless Home is available in two options:
- eBook + Video tutorials
It’s basically a complete guide to going 100% paperless in your home.
To any busy mom who likes to keep her home organized, going paperless would be a treat. And, this is how she’d be able to create a system that allows her to keep her home neat and clean!
Of course, this list wouldn’t be complete if I didn’t include my own workbook, The Saving More, Spending Less Workbook. It’s a digital download that helps you assess your finances and identify where you can save more.
It comes with worksheets to help you craft a financial makeover plan to finally stop spending money you don’t have to and start saving money like never before. You can read all the details about it here.
If the mama you’re gifting like to keep her finances on point, this Workbook will help her get organized. It comes with a monthly budget planner so she always knows where she stands, financially.
Gift Ideas for the Busy Mom who enjoys comfort
#8. Bath Bombs
For the busy mom who loves to relax in a bathtub, bath bombs and a glass of wine (our next gift idea) just make it that much more special!
#9. Wine Glass
How about a glass of wine to relax from that busy day? I think that tired mama deserves one. Here are my picks. My very favorite is the bundle with the glass of wine and the coffee mug! Mom fuel + mom juice.
#10. Cozy Slippers
Nothing like some cozy slippers to walk around the house with for some warmth and comfort for a busy mama’s feet!
These are so pretty and look extremely comfy:
#11. Cozy Pajamas
Everyone can use some cozy pajamas for a much-deserved relaxing day. Or… If she works from home, she could rock those for a productive day of work at home. Boom.
Gift Ideas for the Busy Mom who is Always Out and About
#12. Insulated Coffee Mug
For the busy mama who is always out and about, nothing better than her own thermal coffee mug to keep that coffee nice and warm to get her through her long day.
Ever since my husband got his Yeti stainless steel coffee mug from the company he works for, I’ve been crazy about the brand. Their products have such an amazing quality. They keep the coffee warm for a long time and they just look beautiful.
#13. Lunch Bag
It’s always good to have an insulated bag that can hold food for a whole day without losing on temperature and texture. This lunch bag holds the temperature for up to 6.5 hours and looks chic and elegant.
Related: 12 Healthy Snack Ideas for Busy Moms
#14. Insulated Casserole Carrier
If this mama loves to go to events and usually brings some dish to share with her friends, this insulated casserole carrier will be the right gift for her.
I honestly hate walking around with a kitchen towel holding my dish and praying it won’t fall on the floor. I didn’t even know insulated casserole carriers were a thing until last weekend when I was walking down the aisles of Walmart and saw one.
It’s such a great idea and a wonderful gift for any busy mom.
Gift Idea for Busy Moms who Love the Lord
This gift guide would not be complete if I didn’t include a gift for the busy mom who loves the Lord. Below, you’ll find the two Bibles that I have and love:
- Study Bible
- Bible for Creative Women
The study Bible is very thorough and has a lot of extra information for when we want to dive deeper. The Expressions Bible is the perfect one for when we want to draw and worship the Lord while being creative. It’s a one-year Bible and I love the way it’s laid out.
What gift idea for busy moms do you think will make her enjoy life more?
When I wrote this post, I thought about all of these items as a way to simplify any busy mom’s life so she can get through the chaos in an easier way and focus on the simple moments of life.
The ones that truly matter.
I hope that you found these gift ideas for busy moms helpful and that you can find something to support that mom you’re trying to gift, live life better!