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The Mother's Day Gift Guide That Will Make You The Certified Favorite

The Mother's Day Gift Guide That Will Make You The Certified Favorite

Ain't no mountain high enough or a pandemic bold enough to keep us from celebrating the mothers in our lives.

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The power of a mother's love builds the foundation of our lives so they deserve all the praise on their special day. They actually deserve more than 24 hours with all of the contractions and stretch marks and breastfeeding and puberty and IVF and adoption and all the things. We also have to factor in that this year's holiday will look different so we need to be extra intentional about our gifts. Million dollar idea: add a Zoom link to your gift message so you can see her open your gifts.

Normally, you could take mom out for a fabulous brunch or spoil her by preparing breakfast in bed but social distancing or safer-at-home rules may prevent that from happening. We thought it would be thoughtful and unique if you sent her something from these gifts we rounded up.

If we were you, we would add one or all of these items to your cart NOW and add expedited shipping just to be safe.

For the beauty and the boss: GrindPretty My Mom's the Bomb Box

$25

GrindPretty and Amara La Negra teamed up to curate a box of amazing items that your leading lady will thank you for all year long. Although the brand has a subscription service, this box is a one-time purchase situation.

In the box, you'll find Amara's faves:

  • Mielle Organics Hawaiian Ginger Moisturizing Butter
  • Black Radiance Luminous Dry Oil
  • Problk Health Vitamins Queen Essentials Sample Pack
  • K Diamond LashesThe Glamatory Lip Potion
  • Moon Child Sleep Queen Bath Salt OR Amara-nth Soap Bar
  • Jones & Rose Body Souffle
  • J'Luxe Scents & Co Dear Mama Candle + Playlist

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