[This ultimate self care gift guide will help you find the perfect self care gift basket.]
Imagine the feeling of smooth wrapping paper beneath your fingertips.
Imagine hearing the sound of the paper as you tear it away from the gift beneath.
Your heart fills with anticipation as you get a glimpse of the contents inside.
As the gift reveals itself, you see something picked out or made especially for you. And you feel a warm blanket of love envelop you.
You feel cherished. Not so much from the gift itself, but because of the thoughtfulness and intention behind the gift.So what can you give her so she feels cherished and loved? A self care gift basket customized just for her, of course!
Intentionally choosing a gift to enhance her self care experience will make her feel cherished and loved.
And if you are mom reading this, here are some fun items to help you make your self care time even more enjoyable. You are worth it!
Why is self care important for moms?
Self care is important for all individuals, especially moms. Moms have one of the most challenging jobs in the world. They are nurturing their families and are on call 24/7. Taking time to recharge her batteries can help her to be a healthier happier mom.
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Intentional Gift Giving
Choosing a gift with intention is the best way to know that the recipient will not only treasure the gift but also feel cherished by the thought that was put into the gift. Choosing gifts with intention is a beautiful way to honor the person you are giving the gift to.
Why a Self Care Gift Basket is the Perfect Gift
Whether you are looking for a gift for a birthday, mother’s day, baby shower or Christmas a self care gift basket is the perfect gift to customize for your loved one. Gathering items that she can use for self care and bringing them together in a lovely gift bag or basket is one of the best gifts you can give to any mom.
Giving her the gift of self care helps her know how much she means to you. It helps her to fill her tank, so to speak, so that she can feel refreshed and approach motherhood and life with joy.
Here are several gift ideas to show the woman in your life how much you love and care about her:
A tea set is a beautiful and delicious gift to give. The act of making and siping tea can bring about a sense of calm and self care on even the busiest day. You can even complete the set with a tea cup just for her.
Getting a massage gift certificate is a wonderful way to give mom the gift of a massage and some time for herself. Another option is to get her a massage gift basket, allowing her to enjoy the benefits of a massage at home. It can also be a great way to strengthen your relationship with your spouse.
Help her set the mood for her self care time with some beautiful candles. If open flames are an issue where you live, then swap them for these flickering flameless candles.
Now that she has set the mood with candles she is ready to step into her very own oasis and relax. Getting her a calming lavender bubble bath or a lavender cream bath milk soak will help to enhance her bath time experience.
To add an extra special touch to her bath you can gift her with bath bombs with soothing essential oils.
Add some mantra cards as the cherry on top of your self care gift basket for moms. These beautiful cards can add moments of self care on the days when time is short and stress levels are high.
Cozy Slippers & Socks
Help her feel warm and cozy with some love for her feet. Choosing cozy footwear for mom can help her feel loved even as she walks around the house or snuggles up on the couch.
Wrap her up in warmth and comfort with a lovely blanket. Imagine her curling up with a cup of tea and a good book.
Essential Oil Diffuser
Essential oils are a beautiful way to enhance any self care practice.
Set the tone for the day by diffusing various essential oils in a gorgeous diffuser. She can easily create an uplifting atmosphere with some peppermint essential oil or create a more calming atmosphere with some lavender essential oil. The options are endless.
Meditation and yoga apps are wonderful gifts that keep on giving year-round. Allowing her time for herself to enjoy these apps will help her to take care of herself mentally and physically.
Give mom a beautiful journal to help her take time for reflection and introspection. This simple and beautiful journal is a great way to let her express herself and allow her creativity to flow.
Lovely & Easy to Care for Plants
Plants can liven up any room. Additionally, plants have been known to have a plethora of health benefits including boosting your mood. Giving her a lovely yet easy to care for plant might be the perfect present for mom.
If she loves to read get her some books she will love or give her with an audiobook subscription so she can choose books to listen to all year long.
Beautiful & Intentional Jewelry
Shower her with intentional jewelry that will not only make her feel beautiful but will sprinkle her day with more self care and self love. Giving her a diffuser bracelet she can add the essential oil of her choice to or a healing crystal necklace will make for a gift she will treasure.
Self Care Gift Box
Want a ready-made present you can have shipped right to the door?
Choose her favorites to make the perfect meaningful and unique present in just minutes.
Self Care Support
Last, but not least, give her the gift that keeps on giving. By giving her a self care membership she will be given the support and resources to help her get out of survival mode, release mom guilt, and consistently create space for herself so she can thrive as a mom! Which is the ultimate form of self care.
Choosing the Perfect Gift
Whether you are looking for a gift for yourself or a loved one. Choose with thoughtfulness and care.
When you choose a gift with the recipient’s enjoyment in mind you are sure to find a gift that will make them feel cherished.
More Self Care Ideas
If you are looking for more self care ideas be sure to sign up to be a member to Soul Care Mom Community, where you will discover ways to create space for self care in your life so you can be the calm confident mom you long to be. When you sign up you will also receive a FREE Gift of 50 Soul Nourishing Self Care Practices for Moms!
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I’m Catherine Wilde homeschool mama, yoga & meditation teacher, best selling author, and mom life coach. I believe you can feel calm and find your unshakable confidence as a mom, when you first care for yourself.