8 Thoughtful & Practical Gift Ideas for Busy Mums

8 Thoughtful & Practical Gift Ideas for Busy Mums

Whether you are a husband, partner, friend or colleague reading this, you will find something useful in at least one of these 8 ideas!

Finding the perfect gift for a busy mum can be a challenge. What do you give someone who seems to do it all? Something that will really make her feel special and for once, first. 

In this blog, we have compiled a list of 8 thoughtful gift ideas, with one standout option—a versatile undated planner designed specifically for mums. This ultimate planner covers everything a busy mum needs, from meal planning to project management, making it an ideal gift to keep her organised and empowered. Read on to discover more gift ideas that will bring joy and practicality to the life of any busy mum.


 1. Meal Delivery Subscription

 Make dinner time easier for busy mums by gifting them a meal delivery subscription. It provides pre-portioned, ready-to-cook meals designed to save time and reduce stress. With a few simple steps, she can have delicious and nutritious meals on the table without the hassle of grocery shopping and meal planning. A couple you could take a look at are www.hellofresh.co.uk and www.gousto.co.uk 


2. Time-Saving Gadgets

Technology can make life easier for busy mums. Consider gifting time-saving gadgets like a robotic vacuum, air fryer, or smart home devices that can automate various tasks, allowing her to focus on more important things. 

3. Subscription Boxes

 Subscription boxes tailored to a busy mum's interests can be a wonderful surprise. You can find options like self-care, beauty, book, or wellness-themed boxes. Each month, she'll receive a curated selection of products to enjoy in her limited downtime. 


4. Online Yoga  Subscription

For a busy mum who appreciates mindfulness and relaxation, an online yoga or meditation subscription can be a fantastic gift. These platforms offer a wide variety of classes that she can access anytime, anywhere, helping her find moments of calm and balance amidst her hectic schedule. Rima at https://www.thegroundedyogilife.com has an online yoga studio specifically tailored for busy mums! Helping pre and postnatal mamas!


5. Inspirational Books

 Gift a busy mum an inspiring book that offers wisdom, motivation, or relatable stories. Choose titles that focus on self-improvement, mindfulness, or finding balance in life. Reading can provide an escape and valuable insights, even in the midst of a hectic schedule. One of my favourite books for mums is Positivity Wealthy by www.emmamumford.co.uk. 


 6. Online Course or Workshop

Learning something new is always a great gift idea. Choose an online course or workshop that aligns with her interests or goals. Whether it's photography, cooking, yoga, or business skills, she'll appreciate the opportunity to expand her knowledge and pursue her passions. Skill Share have a range of courses to suit lots of hobbies. www.skillshare.com 


7. Relaxation Essentials

Create a relaxation-themed gift basket filled with essentials like scented candles, bath salts, a cosy robe, and a good book. Help her create a serene atmosphere where she can unwind and recharge at the end of a long day.


8. The Ultimate Undated Planner for Mums

An undated planner designed for mums is the perfect gift to help them stay organised. With dedicated sections for meal planning, project management, Christmas planning, and weekly work and family schedules, this planner is a comprehensive tool that will keep her on top of everything. Whether she needs to juggle school events, work deadlines, or meal plans, this planner has got her covered.

Have a browse at our planners that come in a choice of 3 gorgeous colours, either as a gift set or sold individually!



When searching for the perfect gift for a busy mum, focus on practicality and thoughtful gestures. Whether you choose an undated planner tailored to her needs, a spa day to promote self-care, or an inspiring book to add some inspiration to her busy life, these gift ideas will bring joy, support, and much-needed assistance to the amazing mum in your life.

 Happy Shopping!