The Ultimate Ethical Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Hi friends! What are your mother’s day plans? What’s on your brunch menu? I want to hear!

My mom’s birthday is May 18th, always landing about a week after Mother’s Day. Every year, we always have fun figuring out how we’re going to celebrate my mom for basically the entire week. We eat, we play games, we visit the beach, and we make and write a million and one cards. The one thing I always have trouble with though is figuring out what to get her. Twice. 😉

Even if your mom’s birthday doesn’t fall five days after Mother’s Day, finding that perfect gift to celebrate and cherish your mom can be tough. Today, I’m sharing a round-up of gifts that not only will show your mom just how much you love her, but will also support moms around the world.



1. The Little Market I ❤ Mom Gift Box 

The Little Market mom

A special gift box that gives back, The Little Market’s I Love Mom Gift Box features a candle, soaking salt, and a tiny tassel bracelet. Each product is made by young mothers and refugees around the world, who are financially empowered through your purchase.

2. Causebox


Causebox is the best way to discover products that look, feel, and do good. From the leading ethical fashion companies to fair trade start-ups, Causebox curates the best products from the best brands. Every product has a story and makes the world a better place. You can pre-order the summer causebox for your mom or gift her an annual subscription so she can get amazing, pay-it-forward goodies all year round.

3. Elegantees The Riley Dress


This is for all of the mom’s of littles out there! Elegantees’ new lines of The Riley Dress comes in a variety of sizes and shapes for all ages! For the mommy in your life and her sweet little girl, this purchase empowers survivors of human trafficking in Nepal. Read more about Elegantees’ work here.

4. Noonday Collection Belonging Necklace


This stunning necklace is part of Noonday’s Storyline collection where each piece captures a feeling, attribute, or aspiration, while creating an opportunity for a woman around the world. This sweetheart necklace says, “You are loved and you belong”, the perfect message for you mama.

5. The Little Market Crossbody Bag


First up is the Little Market’s crossbody bag, which not only support female artisans in Madagascar, but is great for everyday use and crocheted by hand. Give a gift that gives back.

6. Trades of Hope Stardust Studs

trades of hopeMade by women in India, these gorgeous stardust studs create meaningful employment for female artisans who thoughtfully handcraft each item. Your purchase empowers them to rise above poverty and bring their families and communities with them. Truly a gift of love ❤


Which is your favorite? Let me know in the comments and share what your Mother’s Day plans are as well!