Is there a Millennial mom in your life? No worries, we’ve got you covered in the gift department this Mother’s Day.
Research states that Millennial moms tend to gravitate more towards experiences instead of material items. They love technology, have a very do-it-yourself attitude, and love novelty. They also love to customize!
To sum up, a bouquet of flowers just isn’t going to cut it this year. But, like we said, we’ve got you covered. Check out the 6 perfect Mother’s Day gifts For millennial moms below.
Who doesn’t love food?
The Center for Generational Kinetics conducted a study that found that more than 80% of Millennial mothers purchased a healthier snack for their kids in the past month, and 50% said that they would go 5 miles out of their way to get a snack they loved. Think about purchasing her some fancy junk food, or a monthly subscription to a health food box, delivered right to her front door.
Give the Gift that Keeps Giving
A 2015 study conducted by The Center for Generational Kinetics found that Millennials love to give. “We know Millennials are into cause-gifting,” said Jason Dorsey, president and Millennial researcher at The Center for Generational Kinetics. Consider purchasing her a product from a company that gives back to a cause. Toms shoes is a great company that gives back, and they make rocking sunglasses, too!
Give the Experience
Plan an adventure or last-minute vacation. Perhaps plan the foundations of a girls’ weekend for her and her best friends, or a romantic weekend getaway. Over three-quarters of Millennials say that they want to learn something new when they travel, so make sure she’s going somewhere new or somewhere that has lots of interesting things to see and do.
Give the Gift that Goes Everywhere
According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 80% of Millennials sleep with their phones. So, how about purchasing her an accessory for her phone? Think waterproof phone case, a printer to print phone pictures off, or a phone case that enables her to take a better selfie.
Give the Gift that Keeps on Giving
Thought about subscribing to a meal subscription box, but never felt like the time is right? Giving a subscription box as a gift literally sums up the meaning of, the gift that keeps on giving. Jason Dorsey, says that meal subscription boxes “gives you instant gratification of doing something fun, interactive, and generally on the healthier side.” Check out Blue Apron, Hello Fresh, and Sun Basket Organic Meals.
As we mentioned above, Millennials love customization. They prize anything that is specifically unique to them. Think personalized jewelry, a monogrammed hat, a makeup bag, or anything handmade that can’t be replicated in the exact same way.
Whatever you shower the Millennial mom in your life with this Mother’s Day, don’t forget to remember why we celebrate: because she’s a fabulous mom!
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