Mother’s Day | gifts for mom

The mother weighs, cuddles and eats. She hunts wounds and monsters under the bed. She wipes away tears and glues broken hearts back together. It is always present even after we have left the nest. As Mother’s Day approaches on Sunday May 8th, here are some gift ideas to say thank you.

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Laila Maalouf

Laila Maalouf
The press

Veronique Larocque

Veronique Larocque
The press

Timeless jewelry

Quebec company Horace Jewelry has its own collection of jewelry especially for mothers. Choose from the MAMA necklace, bracelet or beaded bangle, all available in sterling silver or gold plated sterling silver. The advantage is that their romantic and refined design is absolutely timeless, for a piece of jewelery to be worn without going out of style.

Price: $38 to $45 online or at retail outlets

For the sporty mom


The new sports collection for women from Message Factory

Why not a practical gift for those who like to exercise, which also combines comfort and femininity? Message Factory is an eco-conscious clothing brand from Quebec that is launching a women’s sports collection this spring made from recycled bottles. We are also spoiled for choice when it comes to the clothing items on offer: leggings, tops, bodices, jackets, skirts, dresses…

Price: from $48 to $128, online or in stores

soft light


Riau Canada candles are available in four new floral scents: Apple Blossom, Blue Hydrangea, Lavender and Freesia Bouquet.

A candle that accompanies mom in all her moments of relaxation, reminding her that every time she lights it, we are thinking of her. Poured by hand, Riau’s candles are made with soy wax, use certified vegan essential oils, are paraben-free and use 100% natural fiber wicks. Four new floral fragrances are offered for the season: Apple Blossom, Blue Hydrangea, Lavender and Freesia Bouquet.

Price: $15 to $75 online or at retail outlets

A herbal tea for regeneration


The new spring set from DavidsTea

Especially for the occasion, DavidsTea has created To the Rescue of Mom Organic Blend, a clever blend of Valerian Root, Chamomile, Peppermint and Lemongrass that is calming and soothing. We can offer it to him with the new set – very spring-like – of teapot and glass cups with daisies. In addition, 10% of proceeds from the sale of the blend will be donated to the Mamas for Mamas mental health and wellness program.

Price: $9.98 for the mix and $49 for the set, online or in-store

flowers from here


Wildflowers are grown in Ayer’s Cliff.

Because they give off a sweet spring scent and bring color into the house, a bouquet of flowers is always a nice gift. The arrangements of the flower farm Enfants Sauvages made of pussy willows and special tulips have it all. Not only are the flowers grown in Quebec, in Ayer’s Cliff, but also without the use of pesticides or herbicides. Mother’s Day bouquets can be delivered to your home in Montreal, South Shore, North Crown and Estrie. It is also possible to pick them up at one of the pick-up points.

Price: from $50, online

For the new mother


The box “Sweets for the new mother”

Being a mom, “it doesn’t take just a little bit! writes the Quebec company 4T on its website. To give the new mom a moment of sweetness, she compiled a box of “treatments that celebrate the physical and mental well-being so important in the fourth trimester.” A lip balm, an invigorating fragrance and an oatmeal bath are part of this box that promises to soothe the mind and body. All products are suitable for breastfeeding women. Two other themed boxes were also designed for Mother’s Day.

Price: $65, online and in select outlets

love words


Marlone cards come with a seed packet.

The words fly away, but the writings remain. Why not use Mother’s Day to write down all the affection you have for your mom? It will be a memory she will want to cherish for a long time. We really like the cards created for the occasion by the Montreal company Marlone. Little extra: they contain a sachet of seeds. Your mother will be able to beautify her country with biological cosmos.

Price: $9 online

memories for life


With a photo session you can immortalize moments that often pass too quickly.

All mothers will tell you: children grow up too fast. Have you ever thought about capturing your family life in photos? Many professional photographers offer to capture everyday moments by spending some time at your home. A photo session in the studio or outside can also be a very nice gift that will become a precious memory.

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