Moms and dads are always at the top of everyone’s list, except, of course, when you have kids 😉 But still, they are a priority, and I personally take great pleasure in keeping an eye out for gift ideas for moms and dads throughout the year. Yes, I’m a “year-long gift shopper”!
Since my parents live in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, I buy their birthday and Christmas gifts whenever I see something special and bring them with me when I go to Brazil to speak at the annual Personal Organizer Conference or when we go on vacation with the boys.
This year, for example, I gave them a Hoka (the most comfortable tennis shoe you’ll ever wear!) among other gifts.
Whether your parents live far, far away, or you’re super lucky to have them close, here are some lovely gifts for moms and dads that will make them feel like the special people they are!
Something Special For Mom
My daily wardrobe consists of very basic and classic items that I can mix & match easily, but when it’s time to dress up, I like to have fun!
Here are some items you’d find in my “date night” closet.
If your mom is using the “same old, same old” pieces to get dressed up when she goes out, I bet she would love a gorgeous new dress, skirt, or blouse to add to her go-to pieces.
Something beautiful to carry, some added sparkle around her neck, or a bold new lip color would all be very welcome gifts.
Something special for mom
For The Mom Who Needs A Break
Some moms are constantly on the go. Between taking care of the house, the kiddos, and working a full-time job, they never get a break.
If that’s the case, treat your mama with a soft robe, a gift certificate for a spa, a subscription for ready-made meals, or even better, monthly cleaning services to lighten her load!
Consider subscriptions like HelloFresh, cleaning services, or a monthly wine delivery service. Mom will love these gifts that will make her life easier throughout the entire year!
Gifts For The mom who needs a break
Gift Ideas For Dad
Some people feel finding the perfect gift idea for dad is hard. But it doesn’t need to be!
Finding the perfect gift for a dad is sometimes as simple as thinking about what they like. Do they like to travel? Do they love shoes and accessories? Do they enjoy a smart cocktail at the end of the day?
No matter what the dads on your list are into, you can find the perfect gift for them. Remember to keep it personal to their tastes; they will love what you gift them.
Gift Ideas For Dad
Wrapping It Up
Gift-giving doesn’t need to be complicated or extravagant. At the heart of a great gift idea for moms and dads is the thought you put into noticing what your mom or dad would love to have that would make their day and their new year a little brighter.
Are you looking for some more holiday inspiration? We’ve got you covered! Check out our gift guide for the organization fanatic on your list, our tips on throwing a fabulous holiday party, how to host a brunch for friends, and grab our holiday organizing checklist!
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Say goodbye to the days of frazzled nerves and hello to a confident, beautifully orchestrated holiday event that perfectly reflects your love for family and friends. Get ready to dive into a stress-free, delightful celebration, leaving your loved ones in awe.