5 Healthy Gifts Mom Will Love

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Skip the bouquets and bottles of perfume: This Mother’s Day, give mom the gift of good health.

Moms sometimes have a hard time putting themselves first. So, choose Mother’s Day gifts with their well-being in mind. These gift ideas include ways for mom to rest, de-stress, and receive a little pampering on her big day.


A Spa Gift Certificate

Spa gift certificate for Mother's Day

Moms are experts at multitasking. And that’s why a spa gift certificate might just be the ultimate gift for Mother’s Day — or just about any occasion. A day at the spa gives mom a chance to unwind and de-stress.


A Healthy Food Box Subscription

Food subscription gift for Mother's Day

If mom’s a foodie, she’ll be sure to appreciate a food box subscription.

Food subscription boxes deliver specialized ingredients right to her mailbox — and there’s a subscription service for just about everyone’s palate. Try signing mom up for one that delivers healthful foods and hard-to-find pairings.


A Foam Roller

Foam roller gift for Mother's Day

Foam rollers can help relieve minor muscle tightness pre or post-workout. These simple fitness accessories help massage out minor soreness from the body.


A Sleep Mask

Healthy Mother's Day gifts

Lack of sleep can seriously stifle mom’s health. Studies show insufficient sleep is linked to a host of ailments, like heart disease and depression. Sleep masks can help block light that might interfere with rest, so mom can doze more comfortably.


A Wearable Fitness Tracker

Fitness tracker gift for Mother's Day

Wearable trackers have become a popular accessory, and it’s no wonder: These simple devices keep tabs on mom’s daily activity and sleep cycles. Most devices can wirelessly sync to mom’s smartphone — so personalized health data is always at her fingertips.

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