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7 Mother’s Day Gifts That Will Give Her the Relaxation She Deserves

These are our favorite stress-relieving products, and we think your mom will love them, too.

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Finding a great Mother’s Day gift doesn’t have to be complicated. Likely, your mother (or the motherly figure in your life) is in need of some relaxation. Help her cultivate a stress-free day with gifts that allow her to rest, sleep, read—and take care of her body (and mind). We tested each of these products to ensure they would be appreciated by moms, grandmas, aunts, and sisters everywhere. Here are our top seven gift ideas for Mother’s Day—or any day when you want to show her some love.

7 Mother’s Day gifts that will help her de-stress

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Crane & Canopy The Layla Short Pajamas Sleep Set

For the mom who’s never gets enough sleep, consider gifting a luxurious pajama set designed to help her drift off peacefully. This soft and cozy set is made with rayon and spandex, ensuring that she won’t be irritated by tight-fitting or scratchy pajamas. Plus, this set is available in four different colors: navy, black, blue and pink. Crane & Canopy The Layla Short Pajamas Sleep Set, $89

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Why We Cook: Women on Food, Identity, and Connection

Give a Mother’s Day gift that’s both inspiring and gratifying. This book, which intertwines personal essays with interviews and recipes, is the perfect gift for a mother with a deep love for food and cooking. Accompanied by beautiful illustrations, this book looks beautiful on the top of any coffee table—or stacked next to a stove where it belongs. Why We Cook: Women on Food, Identity, and Connection, $16.29

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Love Notes to My Self

While you may not be able to give the gift of self-care, this book from Tanya Carroll Richardson can help lend any mother the support she needs to give back to herself. This book contains 233 meditations for self-care and self-compassion, paired with soothing illustrations, as well as blank pages to hold your loved one’s own reflections. Love Notes to My Self, $14.95

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The Tea Spot Herbal Tea Sampler

For the mother who swears by her daily cup of tea to wind down, treat her to this sampler of caffeine-free herbal teas. This pack contains six different loose leaf teas, including peppermint, pink rose lemonade, and a coconut chai. She’ll be able to wind down and decompress with a different tea variety every day, before settling on her favorite. The Tea Spot Herbal Tea Sampler, $36.95

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Oui the People Cheat Sheet Resurfacing Body Serum

Your mother may not think she needs a resurfacing body serum, but after trying this one from Oui the People, she’ll never want to go without one. This serum (which is meant to be used on your chest, arms, shoulders, and legs) smooths, hydrates, and brightens your skin. Plus, your purchase supports a black woman-owned business. Oui the People Cheat Sheet Resurfacing Body Serum, $38

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Bearaby The Hugget

Stress relief comes in pillow form with Bearaby’s new product, the Hugget. You can opt to throw, pull, or hug this dynamic pillow, making it the perfect Mother’s Day gift for someone dealing with a lot of stress. Made from natural rubber foam, this stress-relieving pillow is made to last, making it the perfect self-care partner. Bearaby The Hugget, starts at $29

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Girlfriend Collective FLOAT Ultralight Legging and Cleo Halter Bra

Give your mother the gift of buttery soft activewear while supporting a sustainable business. This set from Girlfriend Collective is made from 17 recycled water bottles. Both the sports bra and leggings are designed with her yoga practice in mind, ensuring that she’ll be able to move through her flow while being supported—and looking stylish. Girlfriend Collective FLOAT Ultralight Legging, $78 and Cleo Halter Bra, $48