2021’s Best Gifts for Mom

The best gifts for mom in 2021
The Best Gifts for Mom in 2021 - Presented by The Military Mom Collective and AMSE

It’s easy for mom to feel overlooked, but we’ll help you make sure she feels special and appreciated this year. This list was hand-picked and carefully sourced by our team to help you find the perfect gift for that special mom this holiday season.

Charliemadison Originals on a red holiday ribbon with AMSE logo
Charliemadison Originals bracelet on a woman with soldier hugging her
6 women wearing Charliemadison Originals bracelets with fists together

Keep your hero close this holiday season and wear Charliemadison Originals jewelry! No matter which branch of the Armed Forces your hero serves in, you want to stay connected and feel supported during every season and transition of military life. This meaningful collection of military jewelry, designed by a military spouse, will keep you focused on what matters most. Whether you are going through a deployment, PCS, enlistment, retirement or want to honor the service of your military hero, there is a perfect piece for you! This collection is for military spouses, significant others, girlfriends, moms, sisters and all the proud members of your extended military family.


Every bracelet tells part of your military family story and comes with a card that shares the meaning behind the bracelet – a tangible everyday reminder that you are not alone on this journey. The signature leather knot on each bracelet is more than just a simple decoration. It is a symbol that ties you to Charliemadison Originals’ community, U.S. Navy roots, mission and  belief in the power of family and community. Allow that little knot to be your anchor that keeps you focused on the everyday moments and the resiliency of military families. 

Charliemadison Originals donates 5% of all shop sales to organizations that support service members and their families.


Lillie + Pine on a red banner
Lillie + Pine Merry Mint hand soap with holly berries and pine needles underneath

Twas’ the night of the holiday gift guide release, the mothers nestled in their beds, while visions of Lillie + Pine’s sugar plum scents danced in their heads. This family-owned, sustainably handcrafted bath + body line intentionally packages joy and happiness to your family with holiday cheer from the corner of Lillie + Pine.  This scent-sational holiday collection includes Cranberry Fig, Sugar Plum, Merry Mint and Holiday Stout. Lillie + Pine offers palm-free and cruelty-free self care! Each purchase from this collection supports the distribution of soap to communities around the world in desperate need of sanitary support. Give the gift that keeps on giving with Lillie + Pine!

Shaklee on red holiday ribbon with AMSE logo
Shaklee products with logo

Are you dreaming of a green Christmas? Gift green and make an impact this season with Shaklee. A holistic health company, Shaklee promises to radically change the way you feel through your nutrition, body and home care. Lacey, a consultant for Shaklee, customizes eco-friendly, all natural regimens based on your needs. Whether you are looking for essential nutrition, prenatal nutritional support, Shaklee baby skin care or  household cleaning accessories, Lacey has what you need to jumpstart your 2022 health resolutions!

QW-Global Maternal Wellness on red holiday ribbon
two women in military uniform with their three kids.

Give the gift of support and well-being to your loved ones this holiday season! Global Maternal Awareness, in partnership with Quiet Waters Maternity and Wellness Center, offers 50% off virtual women’s healthcare appointments, childbirth education, counseling and assessments for prenatal & menopausal women, mothers and fathers. This virtual wellness event runs  Nov. 1 through Dec. 23.

FabFitFun on a red holiday banner
Assorted beauty and home products on a FabFitFun box with winter details

What mom wouldn’t love a quarterly box full of goodies?

FabFitFun has been delivering these lifestyle boxes since 2010, packed with full-size products in a variety of categories. Each box is focused on the season and offers membership per box or annually. The best part of the membership is the ability to shop seasonal and special sales, where you can get beauty products, clothing, home goods, and more for a huge deal. You can gift a box to someone, or sign yourself up!

woman working out next to treadmill, with a desert background to feel that she's actually training in the desert.

Now your personal trainer, coach, and yoga studio can all live in your pocket. With iFit you have access to an unlimited on-demand library of strength and yoga workouts in addition to running, cycling, rowing, or elliptical training that can work paired with your equipment or just streamed on your phone or tablet. Experience true immersion while training at your own pace. Real-time automatic trainer adjustments and terrain-matching put you right in the workout while connecting you to your trainer, environment, and the iFIT community.

Choose a class, pick a destination, and join from anywhere and at anytime that’s convenient for you. 


Turn your photos into stunning wall art. Mixtiles is a magic frame that sticks and re-sticks to any wall, anywhere. Mix and match your tiles to create a work of art with your photos, memories, and family. 

It’s easy to order and ships worldwide. Mixtiles is the perfect gift for any mom! Don’t know what to print? Mixtiles gift cards make a great gift too! 


Everyone has a story worth sharing.

StoryWorth’s platform will email your recipient every week with questions you never thought to ask. They simply reply with a story that also gets shared with you. Then at the end of the year, all their stories are printed into a keepsake book. 

It’s important to make memories, but it’s also important to make sure those memories last. 

massage gun

Soothe tired and achy muscles with this precision massage gun. With 10 heads to change between, every muscle knot is sure to relax away. 

The fast-charging and long-lasting battery powers 30 different massage levels. The whisper-quiet motor and ergonomic design allow full portability. 


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