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18 Inexpensive Self Care Gifts for the Worn Out Mom

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Are you looking for gift ideas for the worn-out mom in your life?

Instead of giving her a gift card (that you know she won’t spend on herself) or yet another kitchen gadget, give her the gift of self-care!

Self-care is much-needed but often neglected by busy moms.

“Self-care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what’s left of you.”

Katie Reed

Therefore, I created an awesome list of budget-friendly self-care gifts to help the tired mom in your life recharge her batteries.

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Best Inexpensive Self Care Gifts

Here we go! The 18 best self-care gifts under $30!

1. Steel Mill & Co Spiral Notebook Journal

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This adorable spiral notebook is the perfect size journal for purses, backpacks, or travel bags. The quality is great, and there are many patterns to choose from. You could pair this journal with cute pens for a really thoughtful gift.

2. Women’s Soft Plush Lightweight House Slippers 

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These cute and cozy house slippers are perfect for those cold winter days. They are soft and plush with good arch support for those tired feet. A stylish and practical gift for any mom!

3. YouNique Designs Daily Affirmations Self Care Mug

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How great to drink your morning coffee and say your daily affirmations at the same time! This 11oz mug holds a good size cup of coffee and is dishwasher and microwave-safe (for when you have to heat your coffee 3 different times!). Such a beautiful gift for the avid coffee or tea drinker.

4. Iron Flask Sports Water Bottle

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These Iron Flash bottles are double insulated. So, no bottle sweat! They are easy to clean and come with three leak-proof lids depending on the beverage. A perfect gift to help the mom on the go take care of herself.

5. Dr Teal’s Melatonin Sleep Soak Gift Set

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Epsom salt helps to relieve muscle aches and soreness, which is perfect for worn-out moms. This Dr. Teal’s gift set comes with a 14 oz bag of Epsom salt and a 3oz bottle of foaming bath infused with melatonin to promote restful sleep. Pair it with some exfoliating gloves for a budget-friendly spa gift.

6. Affirmators Affirmation Cards

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These Affirmators are inspirational but not the typical cheesy affirmations you see in a lot of self-help stuff. They are a wonderful gift to help a mom practice mindfulness in an entertaining way.

7. Maybe Swearing Will Help Adult Coloring Book Set

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Do you know a tired-ass mom who needs some sweary self-care? This hilarious gift set will help reduce stress and bring out the creativity in any exhausted AF mom.

8. Sweet Water Self Care Spa Scented Soy Candle

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A candle is a perfect gift for all occasions. With 40 hours of burn time, this soy candle will fill any home with a beautiful and relaxing aroma. It has a simple but stylish design that will blend with any home decor. A perfect housewarming, mother’s day, or Christmas gift.

9. LOMAO Cozy Flannel Blanket with Pom Pom Fringe

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This lightweight and cozy flannel blanket is great for any season. The pom pom fringe detail is a cute and fun detail that takes this blanket to the next level. It’s ideal for indoor, outdoor, and traveling and comes in tons of gorgeous colors!

10. Barefoot Dreams Cozychic Heathered Socks

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These fuzzy socks are a dream come true! They will keep any mom’s tired feet warm and toasty and become her go-to pair of socks.

11. Burt’s Bees Lip Balm Discover U Limited Edition

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This Burt’s Bee lip balm set is so fun with four different flavors. These balms are tint-free and essential for taking care of your lips. They even have cute messages on them for extra good vibes!

12. HEETA Hair Shampoo Brush and Scalp Massager

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This shampoo scalp massager is a must for hair washing. It offers a delightful washing experience and promotes scalp health by soothing itchiness and scalp stress. Short or long hair, it’s a neat gift for any mom!

13. NEWGO Reusable Cooling Eye Mask

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I can’t stress how essential this cooling eye mask is! It’s awesome for nagging headaches and puffy or tired eyes. It’s reversible for varying levels of cold and can be put in the microwave for heat. This mask would be a lifesaver for any mom!

14. Spa Headband Set

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These cute bowtie headbands would be ideal for a mom’s morning or nighttime skincare routine. They are soft, fuzzy, and luxurious (on a budget)!

15. NY Threads Long Plush Fleece Hooded Bathrobe

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plush hooded robe is a comfy gift for any season. This robe is lightweight, warm, and has pockets! The perfect thing to lounge in on a rainy day (or any day, for that matter)!

16. Wake Her Up: If You Feel Like Something’s Missing, It’s You

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Wake Her Up is a must-read for every mom out there. We get so caught up in all the pressures of being a mom and place so many unnecessary expectations on ourselves. These beautifully written words will allow you to take a deep breath and find what really makes you happy.

17. Atlas Coffee Club World of Coffee Sampler

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This coffee sampler pack is the perfect gift for the coffee-loving mom. It includes unique flavored specialty coffees from four different countries. This gift box also includes beautiful postcards from the countries the coffee came from.

18. Thoughtfully Gourmet Tea Therapy Infusion Gift Set

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This a beautiful tea gift for tea-drinking moms. It comes with seven different vials of Sri Lankan loose-leaf tea and a reusable metal tea infuser. A thoughtful gift to promote relaxation.


Self-care is essential and often overlooked by moms. Whether you’re shopping for a Christmas, birthday, Mother’s Day, or any day gift. These inexpensive self-care gifts are perfect for worn-out moms.

Which is your favorite? Leave a comment below!

12 thoughts on “18 Inexpensive Self Care Gifts for the Worn Out Mom”

  1. It is a cool blog post for me. I’m sooooo tired mom of two young kids! I really love a scalp massager and mug with affirmations.

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