Some ideas for relieving the day’s stresses
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It’s been a very hard year for us all — but especially for moms, who have had to deal with not only the worry about the pandemic itself, but its effect on their work schedules, their kids’ schooling and socialization, and all of the other issues that have come up over the past year. So for Mother’s Day this year — which is Sunday, May 9th — it could be a good idea to give mom a gift that will allow her to relax, if only for a few hours.
(Incidentally, check out The Verge’s Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021 to find some more great gifts for either parent!)
We’ve put together a list of about 30 possible gifts that might give your mom — or you — a short vacation from stress. They include Apple AirPods and Jabra earbuds for listening to soothing music, a Logitech gaming mouse for a short virtual vacation, and hot chocolate bombs to give the tastebuds a boost. Have a look, and see if any of these work for you or at least give you some ideas of the ways that you, your family, and your friends can take a break.