16 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas and Deals (2019)

Your mother knows everything about you, and that includes whether or not you’re the type of kid who plans an elaborate three-part Mother’s Day bonanza or the kind who procrastinates until the last minute. But now is your chance to surprise her, with a thoughtful present that will also arrive on time! We searched the web for the best Mother’s Day deals that have fast shipping.

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The New Kindle Paperwhite is $40 Off


In my gift guide for new mothers, I said that approximately 100 percent of us own a Kindle. It’s light, convenient, and makes it easy to sneak in a few pages in a dim room before going to bed. This is an incredible deal on the new, waterproof Paperwhite that has twice the storage of the old one, a front that’s flush with the bezel, and is compatible with Bluetooth headphones to read books on Audible. Once you’ve bought one for Mom, buy one for yourself. We wrote a separate post on this and other Amazon Deals this weekend. Check it out to learn more.

The new Kindle Paperwhite costs $90 ($40 off)

Last-Minute Home Gifts for Mom


Gifts for the Active Mom


  • Garmin Vivosmart 4 for $100 ($30 off): Garmin’s answer to the Fitbit Alta measures your body battery, a weird but useful concept that lets you tinker with behaviors like drinking alcohol to pump it up.

  • Withings Steel (White) for $90 ($40 off): Withings watches look beautiful and have basic smart features in them. Best of all, they run off of regular watch batteries and don’t need recharging. Most of their watches are on sale. We recommend the Steel White.

  • Smith Colette ChromaPop Sunglasses for $101 ($68 off): These stylish sunglasses have Smith’s performance ChromaPop lenses, which reduce 99 percent of visible glare off water and other reflective surfaces, and make colors … er, pop.

  • Patagonia Lightweight Travel Tote for $51 ($28 off): This is my own personal diaper bag. It’s made from light, tough ripstop nylon; converts from a tote to a backpack, and stuffs into its own pocket for travel. It is … the best.

  • Tile Pro 2-Pack for $50 ($10 off): If I could attach Tiles to my brain, shoes, and glasses, I would. The Pro series also comes with replaceable batteries.

Gifts for the Long-Distance Mom


Our Other Favorite Picks

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Mother’s Day Retailer Pages

If you haven’t found what you want yet, here are a few links straight to retailer pages that may help.

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