Mother's Day

You’ll find the best Mother’s Day gifts for 2022 right here. These gifts are the most popular among Aussies Mums — so your Mum is guaranteed to love them. There are novelty wine glasses, cute coffee mugs, kits to grow...

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      Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

      The Most Popular Mother's Day Gifts for 2022

      Mums are incredible. They deserve something unique, something special; something from Yellow Octopus this Mother’s Day. At Yellow Octopus, we have a huge range of amazing gift ideas — which can all be shipped right to your door by Mother’s Day. 

      From gifts for Mums who are fashion icons, love gardening, travel addicts, cat lovers and much much more — you’re sure to find your Mum the perfect present. 

      Beyond our great gifts, keep reading and discover exactly when Mother's Day is in Australia, a list of heartfelt messages you can write on your card, and some of the most popular gifts for Aussie Mums. 

      So what are you waiting for? Mother's Day is just around the corner. Find your Mum an epic gift and give her the Mother's Day experience that she deserves. 


      When is Mothers Day in Australia? Sunday the 10th of May, 2022. 

      We celebrate Mothers Day on the second Sunday of May in Australia. So Mother's Day is on Sunday the 10th of May 2022 (10/05/2022). 

      However, the answer to ‘What date is Mothers Day?’ differs depending on what country you’re in. While, like Australia, the USA also celebrate Mothers Day on the second Sunday of May — the UK celebrate it exactly three weeks before Easter Sunday. 

      But for those down under, make sure you have your Mothers day gifts ready by the second Sunday of May — the 10th of May in 2022. 

      Is Mother's Day a public holiday? 

      No. Mums don’t ever get a day off - so why should we?! Unfortunately, Mother’s Day is not a public holiday. Many Mums are still working on their special day. So if your Mum is working on Mothers Day — you better make sure you spoil them after work!

      And remember, restaurants and bars can get very busy with families celebrating together on Mother’s Day. So if you’re planning to take Mum out to a nice dinner; make a booking. 

      What is Mother's Day and why do we celebrate it?

      Mothers Day is a special day to celebrate how awesome Mums are. You already know why we celebrate it; because Mums give us the help, love, and support that makes all the difference in the world. They give us everything — every day. So Mothers Day is our chance to let them know how much we appreciate everything they do for us. 

      What to get Mum for Mothers Day?

      You can’t beat the Mother’s Day trio: a meal, a card, and a gift. Make (or take her to) a nice meal, write her a card with a heartfelt message, and get her a gift that she’ll love. They’re the three Mothers Day ideas that matter most. If you do those three things your Mum is guaranteed to have a memorable day. 

      What to write in Mothers Day card?

      As you’ve got to have a Mothers Day card to go with your Mothers Day gift — you’ve got to have a heartfelt message to go inside your Mother's Day card. 
      Here are the top ten ideas for what to write in a Mother's Day card.
      1. Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.
      2. A mother’s love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. Thank you for being my mum!
      3. Happy Mother’s Day to the best Mum in the whole world; for being there for me in good times and bad, and for always believing in me. 
      4. Happy Mother’s Day to the greatest Mum I could ever have asked for.
      5. Any woman can be a mother, but it takes someone special to be a “Mum”. Thank you for being that special someone for me!
      6. I love how you don’t even need to say out loud that I’m your favourite child. 
      7. I’m so lucky to have you as my mother… I’m sure no one else would have put up with me this long. Happy Mother’s Day!
      8. Only a mother as perfect as you… could have a (daughter/son) as perfect as me. Happy Mother’s Day!
      9. My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. – Mark Twain
      10. Happy Mother’s Day, to a loving, selfless, hard-working Mum.

      What are good Mothers Day gift ideas?

      At Yellow Octopus we have hundreds of awesome Mothers Day gift ideas. There’s something for literally every Mum. But you don’t need a gift unique to your Mums taste. 
      So what are good gift ideas for Mothers Day? These gift ideas are popular among all Aussie Mums:
      > Make Your Own Bath Bombs - Rose Petal or Water Lily
      > Unicorn Poo Bath Bombs
      > Definition of Mum Coffee Mug

      What are the best gifts for the Mum who has everything?

      Your Mum may think she has everything. But we can guarantee she doesn’t have any of these three quirky gifts. They’re perfect for the Mum who has ‘everything’. 
      > Cute & Cuddly Plush Pug Pillow
      > KeySmart Flex Compact Key Organiser
      > Magical Unicorn Odd Socks Gift Set - 3 Pairs

      What are the best gifts for the Mum who is a fashion icon?

      If she loves outlandish fashion; she’ll love the selection of fun and fantastic designs from Yellow Octopus. Our fashion choices are guaranteed to make her stand out at home and beyond. 
      > Magical Unicorn Slippers
      > Panda Shower Cap
      > Up Yours Ladies Socks

      What are the best gifts for the Mum who is a cat lover?

      Cat lovers simply love anything cat related. So these gifts are already an automatic win. However, these three gifts have proved exceptionally popular amongst Aussie Mums. 
      > People I Love: Cats Socks
      > Magneticats Interactive Cat Fridge Magnets
      > Tabby Cat 3D Ceramic Mug

      What are the best gifts for the Mum who loves to travel?

      A vacation is perhaps the ultimate gift for a travel-loving Mum. But we have a few awesome travel gifts that are far more budget-friendly. They’ll be ready for her next vacation. 
      > Underwater Floating Waterproof Phone Case
      > Mermaid Tail Travel Neck Pillow
      > Travel Folding Glasses Case

      What are the best gifts for the Mum who loves to cook?

      Besides a child who truly appreciates her cooking, which is perhaps the ultimate gift, these are three awesome gifts for Mums who love to cook. They’re a treat. 
      > Mango Prep Mess-Free 3-in-1 Multi Tool
      > Smart Avocado Saver Clip
      > YolkFish: Egg Yolk Fish Separator

      What are the best Gifts for the Mum who loves to garden?

      You’re lucky to have a gardening Mum. Your home will always be surrounded by beautiful plants and there might even be some fresh fruit and veggies to eat. These gifts show your appreciation for her gardening passion. 
      > White Turtle Terrarium | White Moose|
      > Minky Cat Planter Pot 
      > Urban Greens Herb Grow Kits

      Mum, mummy, ma, mama, mother — whatever you call her — she’s the most amazing person in the world. And she deserves an extra special gift. 
      On Mother’s Day, it’s time to bring out the big guns. And here at Yellow Octopus, we’ve got a huge range of unique gifts for mum that will really show her that you love her. 
      From designer homewares to funny books, stuff for the kitchen, stuff for the garden and a stack of novelty gifts that are sure to put a smile on her face. Yellow Octopus is the home of Mother’s Day gift ideas with super-fast delivery to anywhere in Australia.