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Mother’s Day: How to Show Love to Your Mom While Social Distancing

Smiling young woman getting presents from kids.

Mother’s Day is rapidly approaching. On Sunday May 9th, we all have the opportunity to show our moms how special they are to us. Yet, for many of us, that day will be experienced in the midst of a pandemic lockdown environment. In this article, we discover how to show love to your mom while social distancing. We’ve uncovered nine great gift ideas that will brighten your mom’s day even if you can’t give it to her in person.

Personalized Mother’s Day Gifts

There is something special about giving your mom a personalized gift on Mother’s Day. The ability to add a message from your heart that expresses your love and gratitude allows you to give a gift that your mom will be able to see and reflect on every day. Here are four awesome personalized gift ideas:

Personalized Canvas Print

Personalized canvas prints provide a very special piece of wall art for your mom. provides an easy to use photo editor that makes it simple to upload your favorite photos directly from your desktop, Facebook, or Instagram. A speedy turn-around means that your personalized print will be on the way to your mom well in time for Mother’s Day.

Woman holding a gift photo canvas which is one way on how to show love during Mother's Day.
Funky Pigeon Provide A Very Special Piece Of Wall Art For Your Mom (Image Source: Shutterstock)

Cherish Mom Glass Block

This stylish glass block allows you to add your own heartfelt message to your mom that she’ll see when she wakes up every morning. You can choose between 3.5″Hx5.125″W and 5″Hx7″W blocks. The block can be personalized with a two to three line message up to thirty-two characters on the first line and twenty-eight characters on the second and third lines.

Custom Throw Pillow

Your mom will be delighted when she receives a cute-looking, custom sized photo pillow. You can add pics of the grandkids or of you with Mom along with names. Up to four photos can be added.

The mother and her child girl are fighting pillows.
You Can Add Pics Of The Grandkids Or Of You With Mom Along With Names (Image Source: Shutterstock)

Framed Print

Nations Photo Lab offers a wide range of framed photo options that will brighten your mom’s walls in a very personal way. You can choose from eight print sizes and three display types (tabletop easel, hook, or wire backing). Your image will be printed on Kodak Endura Lustre photo paper before being mounted on professional grade Foamcare. Frames are made from real wood. 

From You Flowers

From You Flowers has more than thirty-five years of experience delivering personal floral gift items all over the world. Their affiliation with more than 20,000 premium florists globally allows them to deliver almost anywhere on the planet. Their range includes fresh flowers, plants, balloons, and gift baskets. With more than seven million satisfied customers worldwide, you can trust From You Flowers to deliver a special floral gift to your mom on Mother’s Day.

Daughter giving Mom tulips for Mother's Day.
From You Flowers Has 20,000 Premium Florists Globally (Image Source: Shutterstock)

One of our favorite selections from From You Flowers is the Regal White Mini Orchid. This is a living gift so that your mom will be reminded of you every time she waters it. Your purchase includes a six- to ten-inch orchid plant and a 2.5-inch diameter pot. From You Flowers offer next day delivery. 

Baked Treats

Allow your mom to satisfy her sweet tooth on her special day with a selection of delivered baked goods from Davidovich Bakery. This New Jersey baked outfit can deliver virtually anywhere worldwide. However, the current pandemic situation has put restrictions on this ability. Next morning delivery is available within a thirty-mile radius of New York City. Order before 2pm for delivery the following morning. 

My personal favorite for Mom from Davidovich Bakery is the Love Box, which contains:

  • 5 Pack of Bagels of Your Choice
  • 8oz Cream Cheese
  • 8oz Salmon Lox
  • 6 Chocolate Twist
  • 6 Small Spinach and Feta Savory Croissants
  • Mini Elephant Ears
  • 1 Big Linzer Tart Cookie
  • Hearts Decoration

Fur Friendly Plant Set

If your mom has a pet, you’ll love the range of fur friendly plants on offer at Ansel & Ivy. This West Coast based company works with the highest quality family-owned farms in California to hand select the healthiest plants to ship to their customers. The fur friendly selection provides a curated set of pet friendly plants that your mom can cutivate and cherish alongside her pets.

ESPRO P5 French Press

Give your mom the gift of freshly brewed, delicious coffee with the Espro 5 French Press. If your mom enjoys the cafe experience, your gift will allow her to bring that experience home so that she can savor barista quality beverages while still adhering to social distancing requirements. This exceptionally stylish product features a polished copper finish and a minimal glass design that allows you to watch your special brew as it’s being created. The patented double microfilter of the Espro P5 keeps the machine sludge- and grit-free while the filter completely stops extraction to prevent any bitterness. 

What’s more, the Espro P5 has been built tough so that it can withstand any wear and tear. It features forty percent thicker German engineered glass for enhanced durability and heat retention along with a patented safety lock system.

Grandmother’s Journal

When it comes to Mother’s Day gift ideas for Grandma, it’s all about personalization and memories. That being the case, it’s hard to go past the Grandmother’s Journal: Memories & Keepsakes from Simon and Schuster. This delightful keepsake memory book is designed to allow Grandma to capture and preserve her unique memories and insights—from the days of her own childhood to the special moments she has with her grandchildren. 

This beautifully designed journal includes a Family Tree page and features an attached envelope on the inside back cover to store photos and memorabilia. The book is ninety-six pages in length and measures 9 x 0.6 x 11 inches.

Wrap Up

Covid-19 restrictions may mean that you won’t be in the same home as your mom this Mother’s Day, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t share your love for her in a tangible way. The gift ideas presented here are all great ways to share your love to your mom while social distancing. Be sure to spend plenty of face-to-face time with your mom through Zoom or other communication technology, and assure her daily that, though she may not physically be in your presence, she is always in your heart and mind.