Mother's Day Gift Ideas That'll Make Her Feel Special

Michelle Chee

Michelle Chee

Last updated 10 May, 2024

Mother's hold a special place in our hearts. Being a mum is a 24-hour job for which one gets little to no breaks from. We celebrate Mother's Day in May each year to acknowledge the sacrifices mothers go through, and show our love and appreciation towards them. 

Picking the right gifts for your mum can be challenging. You'll have to take your mother's character and preferences into account when choosing the best gifts for mom. 

Apart from the conventional gifts that come wrapped in a package, you may also want to consider giving your mom a treat for the special day. Alternatively, you can also consider some personalised Mother's Day gift.

We've come up with our own Mother's Day gift ideas to help you if you're stuck and need some gift ideas for mom. Here they are in no particular order:


Health and Wellness Supplements

You won't go wrong with getting a gift that comprises of health-centric products. Think Vitamins, herbal supplements or anti-aging beverages. All these will help maintain her physical health by providing helpful and essential nutrients. 

Of course, apart from general health supplements, you can also research which natural supplements will benefit her if she has certain chronic conditions. These include diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, heart disease and so on. 

You'll be glad to know that Watson's is having a Mother's Day sale, offering up to 50% off on various healthcare, bath and body products. Shop online and enjoy these special prices. 



An Elegant Watch

Get your mum an elegant, luxury watch from some of the best brands out there. Not only will she have a timepiece to help here keep track of her life, she'll also have a fine accessory to add to her collection.

Thankfully, you can now shop for these watches online. City Chain Malaysia is offering up to 12% + 8% off on selected women's watches. Some of the brands you can expect to see here include Casio, Seiko and Solvil et Titus. 

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Take You Mom to a Fancy Dinner

The best creative mother's day gift can come in the form of an experience. Book a lovely dinner for the whole family, and let your mom dine at her favourite restaurant. You can also consider hotel buffets or various luxury high tea experiences. 

Did you know that you can save on your dining transactions easily by using the right credit card? Here are some of the best dining credit cards that offer cash back and rewards when used for food-related purchases:

Best Dining Credit Card Features 

Alliance Bank Visa Infinite

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  • 5X Timeless Bonus Points for Grocery, Overseas & Dining spend
  • 8X Timeless Bonus Points for Online & eWallet spend
  • Timeless Bonus Points never expire
  • 0% Flexi Payment Plan for Flight Tickets, Hotel & Overseas spend
  • Min. monthly income RM5,000

Standard Chartered Simply Cash

Standard_Chartered_Simply_Cash CC


  • Up to 15% cashback monthly on dining,  petrol and selected eWallet and groceries 
  • Live The Good Live® with RM1 Deals all year long
  • Convert large purchases to instalments with 0% Flexi Pay Plus
  • Min. monthly income RM3,000




  • Get 10% cashback on petrol, dining, selected grocers and Grab transactions when you meet the minimum spend ( RM500 for ONE Classic and RM1,500 for ONE Platinum)
  • 0.2% cashback if you don't meet the minimum spend
  • 0.2% cashback for all other retail spend
  • Min. monthly income RM2,000

AEON Gold Visa



  • 5% cashback on dining transactions
  • 8% cashback at AEON and AEON BiG twice a month
  • 2X points for every RM1 AEON Big and AEON Store spend
    1x point for every RM2 on all other spend
  • Min. monthly income RM3,000

Maybank Shopee Visa Platinum



  • 4X Shopee Coins for Special Days Dining, Entertainment & Contactless spend
  • 5X Shopee Coins for Special Days for Shopee spend ( Hari Raya, CNY, 11.11, Christmas, Deepavali, etc)
  • 5,000 Welcome Shopee Coins upon card activation
  • ZERO Annual Fee
  • Min. monthly income RM 2,000


Some Lovely Flowers

Hop on over the florist for some lovely flowers for your mum. If you live far away from her, you can even order flower deliveries online easily these days. Check out sites like BloomThis to make your flower delivery orders.

Many florists will make bouquets with carnations, as those are traditionally the flowers associated with Mother's Day. However, getting your mother some roses, Gerbera daisies and more are a great idea too. Flowers are a great last minute gift too, especially if you're pressed for time and can't afford to go shopping or have something delivered.


Treat Your Mum to a Spa 

Book a spa session for two, featuring your mum and you! Many spas celebrate mother's day with special offers, one of them being Ozmosis Wellness Spa, with branches in Ascott KLCC and Bangsar. 

Their spa packages are reasonably priced, and features a therapeutic massage and steam bath or coffee scrub. Give your mum the rejuvenating and relaxing experience she truly deserves.



Consider Cosmetics and Beauty Products

Your mum might also like makeup, skincare and fragrances. Check out Zalora's Mother's Day Beauty Pass. Spend a minimum amount online or in-store and get 2-piece or 3-piece gift sets worth up to RM270. 

Among the brands you'll be able to enjoy include Clinique, Bobbi Brown, MAC and Jo Malone. Pick up a beauty or skincare set for mum, whilst stocking up on your own beauty products too.


The Most Precious Mother's Day Gift

Rather than expensive gifts or experiences, what's important this Mother's Day is to spend time with the women in your life. Whether they're related to you or not, this is a good time to acknowledge and appreciate them. 

These women have been a mentor, companion, partner or friend in your journey through life. Mother's Day is as good a time as any to show them you love them.

If you're a woman, you can also take this Mother's day as a chance to reward yourself for all your effort and hard work in life!

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