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    19 Great Gifts For Practical Moms Who Are Hard To Shop For

    Give her something she'll actually love and use.

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    Choosing Mother's Day gifts is always hard for me — because my mom doesn't really like jewelry or perfume or flowers, and I think we're past the point where I can get away with giving her a photo of me glued to a construction paper flower.

    If you find yourself in a similar situation, here are a bunch of tried-and-true gifts that I've given to my extremely hard to shop for mom and grandma over the years:

    1. A good looking lunch box.

    2. Or some beeswax wrap.

    3. A squatty potty.

    4. Or, depending on your family's comfort levels with this sort of thing, a bidet is another option.

    5. A neck, back, and shoulder massager.

    6. Or a tension-melting acupressure mat.

    7. A pair of smart plugs.

    8. A new pillow.

    9. Just a really, really good umbrella.

    10. A portable phone charger.

    11. And a a 6-ft. charger to seal the deal.

    12. Reusable bags for foodstuffs.

    13. A smart butter saver.

    14. A pair of cushy knee pads.

    15. A new shower cap.

    16. An incredibly practical book.

    17. A sunrise alarm clock.

    18. A cold brew coffee maker.

    19. And an electric toothbrush.