15 First Mother's Day Gifts Under $50

Celebrate a mom’s first Mother’s Day with these heartwarming gifts. These ideas are thoughtful, practical and won’t break the bank.

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April 22, 2020

Moms are special people in this world — they have unconditional love for their family, they have careers, they keep their family fed, they read the best bedtime stories and most of all, they are your biggest supporters. We should really be dedicating more than one day to show our appreciation, so making her Mother's Day special is so important. Especially for new moms out there, this is your first chance to show her how much you appreciate everything she does and is. To help, we've listed our favorite gift ideas less than $50, including jewelry, keepsakes, clothing and more for the first-time mom in your life.


This sweet, handmade wish bracelet is the perfect gift to give a friend on her first Mother’s Day. It’s also small enough to tuck inside a greeting card if your friend lives far away.

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Wear your mama bear pride with this trendy, brass cuff. The DIY maker Garnett Jewelry also sells a similar mama bird design in their Etsy shop.

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Starting at $19.39 (Originally $32.32)
40% Off!

Star charts are a great way to capture important moments such as the birth or adoption of a child and the first moment you become a parent. The stars depicted are the way the skies looked at an exact moment in time and a specific location.

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If you’re treating a mom to brunch on her first Mother’s Day, add a special touch with this engraved wine glass. It’s perfect for mimosas.

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We love the modern, minimalist take on this family tree necklace. The leaves with initials represent each kid, so it’s a great gift for first-time moms but also a great gift for Grandma on her first Grandmother’s Day.

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Display one of your favorite photos in this "Best Mom Ever" photo frame. The chic gold clip and watercolor details are right on trend and a great way to brighten any office or workspace.

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$39.99 $24
40% Off!

Getting sleep is a luxury when you're a new parent, but some bedtime tea can help the new mom in your life get some quality sleep, even if it's for a short time. Gift this rose gold tea kettle she'll want to keep for years to come.

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Starting at $24

Instead of just printing family photos, you can turn them into custom art. This sweet print from Minted features a customizable photo with a heart and the words, "Everything I am, you helped me to be. Happy Mother’s Day."

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Mother's Day is about appreciating the mom in your life (although we know you do every day) and giving her a day where she can do whatever she wants. I think it's safe to say most moms just want to R-E-L-A-X, and that starts with a comfy cotton robe like this one.

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If you’re treating a mom to breakfast in bed on her first Mother’s Day, surprise her with this enamel mug. It’s perfect for that first cup of coffee.

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$8.99-$17.99 (Originally $14.99-$29.99)
40% Off!

For the mom who likes to cook, a cast-iron skillet is a great gift. She can cook any dish she desires and cleanup is a breeze.

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$16.95 $14
20% Off!

This five-year journal is a great way for parents to capture memories and milestones. And it creates a special, family keepsake to pass along.

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This adorable, dainty necklace can be personalized to show a mama bear and her cub or cubs in a line behind her. The handmade necklace comes in gold, rose gold and silver finishes.

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Take a fun family photo with these adorable matching shirts. Sizes are available in onesies and kid tees, so you can celebrate together whether you have a newborn or adopted child.

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$24.99 $15
40% Off!

Now the new mom in your life can prep and eat her favorite dip within minutes with this avocado prep set. It even comes with a container to store avocado halves.

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