best gifts for working moms

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It’s time to start thinking about finding the perfect holiday gifts for everyone on your list. So what do you get your mom, who is your biggest supporter, cheerleader and all around number one person? Here are some of the best gifts for working moms that they’ll love unwrapping on Christmas Day.

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Custom Selfie doll of your working Mom

Moms love personalized gifts that they know you put a lot of thought and effort into finding. Budsies Selfie dolls are custom plushies that look like your mom! These are the perfect gifts for your hardworking career-loving mom. Let your mom know just how proud you are of her by creating this huggable plush doll in her favorite work outfit or uniform. Whether she’s a nurse, teacher, lawyer or office administrator, Selfie dolls will capture her ‘boss mom’ look, attitude, and favorite accessories. Budsies Selfies are a fun way to celebrate your hard-working mom!

Purchase at, $99

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Weighted sleep masks make a great gift for Mom

All moms could use some extra shut-eye! You may not be able to give your mom more time to catch up on her z’s, but you can help her have a better night sleep. The Gravity Weighted Sleep Mask gets your body ready for sleep by blocking out the light and distributing touch across key relaxation pressure points. According to the company, the satin and fleece mask helps you to fall asleep faster and more deeply without using medication. Orders must be placed by December 15, 2018, to guarantee arrival by Christmas

Purchase at, $29.99

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Your animal-loving Mom will love Petsies

Let’s face it, moms don’t just love their kids, but they also love animals! Petsies makes custom stuffed animals that look just like your pet. Petsies are so realistic that sometimes they’re even mistaken for a real animal! This is one of the best gifts for working moms if she has to travel a lot for business. Instead of having to leave the entire family behind when she goes on her trips, she can now take her pet’s lookalike with her to give her comfort and something to hug when she misses all of you. They’re also wonderful gifts to make for your mom of a past pet. Watch as tears stream down her face when she opens the box with her childhood dog that you’ve heard so many stories about. Either way, this will be the gift that your mom won’t forget!

Purchase at, $199

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Bring balance to your working Mom’s life with bloom

Balance is the key to keeping your working mom happy! She loves her family, her career, her friends and her hobbies, but there never seems to be enough time to fit it all in. The bloom Work/Life Balance Planning Pad breaks down your week to make sure your mom is dedicating time and energy to all aspects of her life. Your mom will love having a place to prioritize her work life, personal life, mind, body, relationships, and gratitude. There’s something refreshing about writing down your goals and expectations on a piece of paper to help keep you accountable. Pair this planning pad with a bloom daily planner and 2019 will be off to a great start for your mom!

Purchase at, Work/Life Balance Pad $11.95; Planners start at $18.95

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Budsies are great gifts for your creative Mom

Does your mom like to draw, paint, or illustrate? Take those art masterpieces and turn them into a custom stuffed plush Budsies! They make the perfect present for authors, illustrators or those who simply like to doodle. Your mom will surely love that you brought her designs to life! Feeling extra generous, go ahead and supersize her Budsie to the 30″! Make sure you have your camera ready when she opens the box so you can capture her surprise to remember her reaction for years to come.

Purchase at, $115

[UPDATE: You can now turn custom artwork into a one-of-a-kind plush! Make your own stuffed animal by clicking here to get started!!]

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Pamper your Mom with Sallye Ander shampoo bars

Your mom deserves to be pampered, not only during the holidays but all year! However, working moms don’t usually take the time to indulge. Sallye Ander Shampoo Bars will make you feel salon-spoiled while washing your hair. Not only do these bars smell amazing and make your hair soft, but they’re also paraben free. That means they won’t strip your hair of oils and keep your hair naturally healthy. These shampoo bars also don’t have the extra plastic packaging that you get with shampoo bottles which is a big win for our environment. Each bar lasts about 3-4 months. These also make great stocking stuffers!

Purchase at, $60.00 for a set of 4 bars

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Celestial Bodiez leggings with a lift for Mom

Every working mom needs the perfect pair of leggings to change into when we get home from the office and to throw on when taking our kids to the weekend soccer games or ballet rehearsal. But it can be hard to know which one to pick for your mom since there are so many different activewear lines out there to choose from all claiming they look good on all body types. But what makes Celestial Bodiez leggings different is the ‘BootyScrunch’ seam that helps lift right where all of us moms need it! Best of all there are several solid colors like the classic Heather Grey to choose from!

Purchase at, $79.99

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Send your Mom to work in style

Help your mom step up her work style with this Santoro London laptop sleeve. Not only will your mom appreciate the amazing quality to keep her important laptop protected, but she’ll also love the beautiful Gorjuss girl artwork design and inspiring ‘on top of the world’ message. Your mom will love the practical gift and think of you every day when she grabs her laptop for work.

Purchase at, $29.17

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Cute, cuddly Waggables are a fun gift for Mom

Does your mom like fun, cuddly and cute gifts? Then Waggables is a great option for the holidays. The custom plushies just launched this year so your mom will love that you got her the latest and greatest gift! The best part of Waggables is that you get to design the squishy plush ball, customizing the color, features and even its name! So your mom can make it look like her dog, a dream dog or just a fun stuffed animal! Waggables are a fun affordable gift your mom will love.

Purchase at, $29.95

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Victoria Land Beauty gift set

You can’t go wrong giving your mom a new beauty gift set for the holidays! The Victoria Land Beauty set is great especially if your mom travels for work. The set includes all of the core VLB products in a convenient travel case. The gift set includes the revitalizing face oil, treatment for eyes and lips, and moisturizer nourishing face and neck cream. All of the products are vegan, paraben free, and synthetic fragrance-free. What’s also great about VicotriaLand Beauty is that they have a give back program to Boston Children’s Hospital that helps children who are visually impaired. For the holidays, VLB is increasing their donations from 2% of sales to 25% so your mom won’t just look and feel beautiful, you’ll be helping a wonderful cause.

Purchase at, $55 for Minis set

Get shopping for these gift ideas for working moms

You won’t go wrong with any of these great gift ideas for your mom! But don’t wait too long to order. Some of these items have a turnaround time of several weeks. Before purchasing, confirm the price and that you’ll receive the gift before the holidays.

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My name is Melissa Headley, and I am a blogger for Budsies. I'm a mom of a toddler and two fur babies. You'll find me with a cup of coffee in the morning and a glass of wine after 5 o'clock and covered in dog hair always! I love sharing heartfelt stories and any tips to help make life easier.