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Christmas gifts for busy moms because you’re probably a one yourself, am I right?

I love finding the perfect gifts for all of my friends – something they’ll really appreciate you know?

But true to all moms in the world, we seem to have a really hard time asking for what we want for Christmas.

Since that thought process needs to end, I thought I would share our top 25 Christmas gift ideas for busy moms who really deserve to find something nice under the tree for themselves.

Let’s dig in!

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(Editorial Note: this gift guide for busy moms originally shared 25 gift ideas but a lot of our readers let us know that many ideas doesn’t really help make a decision. We’ve since edited our choices to 14 gift ideas and hope you are inspired to find the perfect gift for the busy mom in your life!).

14 Christmas Gift Ideas for Busy Moms

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Wine Labels

Funny wine labels for the busy mom who loves (or needs really) her wine at night (or during the day?!) because…kids.

Comes with a set of 6 wine labels that you can add to her fav wine(s).


Breathe, Mama, Breathe: 5-Minute Mindfulness for Busy Moms

Busy moms don’t have a lot of time because, well, they’re busy.

That’s why I love this gift idea for the mom who is always buried underneath a lengthy to-do list.

(Um, that’s all of us, ha!).

Breathe Mama Breathe is a book that encourages moms to practice mindfulness in just 5 minutes a day.

It’s the perfect gift ideas for the mom who feels she has no time for herself or doesn’t seem to be enjoying this whole motherhood thing all the time.

(This gift might actually the first step in the mom practicing self-care).


Mom Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book

Since busy moms are some of the most stressed out people on the planet why not gift them something to take their mind off it all?

Something that will get their creative juices flowing?

Enter adult coloring.

(To be honest, I only realized how wonderful coloring can be when I sat down to color with my oldest daughter and had more fun than her. True story).

The great part is busy moms can color for 5 minutes at the end of the day to unwind – so there really isn’t a huge time commitment.

Shop adult coloring books here.


Triple Zip Pocket Large Crossbody Bag Black

When was the last time the busy mom you’re shopping for actually bought something for herself?

I mean something that’s JUST for her?

Get her a crossbody purse (because, well, this just makes life easier) since it’s something she carries around with her everywhere so why can’t she enjoy a stylish new something?

Shop crossbody purses here.


Kindle Paperwhite - Now Waterproof with 2x the Storage - Includes Special Offers + Kindle Unlimited (with auto-renewal)

Have a mom who is always waiting for the kids to complete some sort of activity?

Why not give her the gift of reading while she’s on the go?

Shop Kindles here.


Instant Pot® DuoTM NovaTM 6-Quart 7-in-1, One-Touch Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Sauté, Yogurt Maker and Warmer with New Easy Seal Lid

Instant Pots are nothing new, we’ve all heard of them by now, but they’re a gamechanger for busy moms.

I asked for one last Christmas and now I enjoy getting dinner on the table FAST.

That’s the key…fast.

What busy mom wouldn’t want another way to cook dinner without using up a lot of valuable time?


What the F*@# Should I Make for Dinner?: The Answers to Life’s Everyday Question (in 50 F*@#ing Recipes)

Isn’t coming up with dinner ideas every single day of your life one of the worst things about being an adult?

Yup, it sure is!

So we have a Christmas gift idea that helps get dinner ready fast but what about coming up with the dinner idea?

Enter this cookbook.

(You’re welcome).

Shop cookbooks here. 


Contigo AUTOSEAL Transit Stainless Steel Travel Mug, 16 oz, Stainless Steel with Blue

This would normally where we would put the cute mom mug in our busy mom gift guide but, tell us, when is the last time mom drank a warm coffee?

Yup, it’s been a long time, hasn’t it?

Busy moms forget about their coffees all. the. time.

So here’s a mom hack – buy her this autoseal travel mug that will keep her delicious (and needed!) coffee nice and warm for hours.

Yes, hours.


Coffee won’t spill…because kids.

(I think this might be the perfect Christmas gift idea for any busy mom!).


personalized necklace

This Christmas gift idea will be a hit for any busy mom.

There is no mom on this earth who doesn’t want a necklace with their kid’s names.

Not one.

Shop personalized necklaces here.


4 Pack Women Headband Boho Floal Style Criss Cross Head Wrap Hair Band Set1

For the busy mom who doesn’t have a lot of time to do their hair.

Getting her this pack of cute headbands that she can throw and go is a great Christmas gift idea.


UGG Women's Dakota Moccasin, CHESTNUT, 9 B US

After the busy mom has had a tough day it’s nice to come home a slip into some cozy slippers, am I right?

These stylish slippers will be a welcome sight to any busy mom at the end of a long day.


Majestic Pure Himalayan Salt Body Scrub with Lychee Essential Oil, All Natural Scrub to Exfoliate & Moisturize Skin, 10 oz

A nice Himalayan body scrub for those moments the busy mom finds herself alone in the bathroom.

(Wait – what’s that like again?!)


Royal Craft Wood Luxury Bamboo Bathtub Caddy Tray with Book and Wine Holder - One or Two Person Bath and Bed Tray with Extending Sides - Free Soap Dish - (Gray)

This luxury bath caddy is an awesome Christmas gift idea for any busy mom.

She can have her wine, Kindle (or book), and some yummy food as she soaks her stress away.

Pick this up for the mom who needs more self-care in her routine.

Shop bath caddies. (see the super cute wooden ones!)


New York Biology Dead Sea Mud Mask for Face and Body - All Natural - Spa Quality Pore Reducer for Acne, Blackheads and Oily Skin - Tightens Skin for A Healthier Complexion - 8.8 oz

A great Christmas gift idea for busy moms is this Dead Sea Mud Mask – it can completely transform your skin and is simple to use.


That rounds out our Christmas gift ideas for busy moms.

Since moms don’t normally ask for anything it can be hard to know what to buy them for Christmas.

We made sure there is a great gift idea for every kind of mom on this list so that you can find the right inspiration for a Christmas gift this holiday season.

Let us know what you thought about our Christmas gift ideas for busy moms!

Anything else you would add to the list?

Share your ideas in the comments!

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