Holiday gift guide: 10 presents for the busy mom

Get one of these gifts for the busy mom in your life.

Get one of these gifts for the busy mom in your life.

Moms are always the busiest this time of year making sure the holidays are perfect. So, why not give back to the woman of the household by getting the perfect gift to make her life a little easier. How? We rounded up 10 gifts perfect for the busy mom that she’s sure to use every day.

1. Brouk & Co. Travel Cord Roll, $15.99

Stay organized and connected.Amazon.com

Stay organized and connected.

When the cords to your iPod, iPad, iPhone are all crossed – this is the perfect solution. This case holds up to 8 cords, 2 plugs, and small knick-knacks and it keeps everything organized so no more hours of trying to untangle everything! They come in different colors as well.

2. Office by Martha Stewart Discbound Customizable Notebook, $24.99

Make to-do lists in style.Staples

Make to-do lists in style.

Personalize this notebook to suit her needs. She can add her shopping lists, tab dividers, and pockets snap in and out for easy customization. Leave to Martha Stewart to help her be on top of everything – soccer practice, doctor’s appointments, play dates, and more with this cute notebook. Grab one at the Staples Edgewater, North Bergen, Jersey City or Englewood.

3. Fitbit Flex 2, $99.95

A busy mom will certainly burn some calories. Why not track them?Fitbit.com

A busy mom will certainly burn some calories. Why not track them?

Since she spends all day running around, give her this fashionable and trendy Fitbit that will allow her to keep track of how far she’s come every day. It tracks activity and sleep and it’s ultra-sleek so she won’t even notice it’s on her wrist.

4. ban.do Back Me Up! iPhone Mobile Charger, $35

Every mom needs one of these reusable chargers to get through a day.Macys.com

Every mom needs one of these reusable chargers to get through a day.

This popular mobile charger is not only sparkly and cute, but it’s also very useful for all the moms that are on the go. It’s compatible with the iPhone 5 and 6 as well as 6 Plus. It will keep that phone charging so that mom never has to run out of battery when she is out doing errands or driving the kids around. Head to Macy’s in Jersey City, Paramus, Wayne or Short Hills to pick one up.

5. High Times Pant, Women’s Leggings, $118

Who says your mom can't be comfy and cute?Lululemon

Who says your mom can’t be comfy and cute?

These leggings are ideal for running errands, lounging around the house, or working out. They are perfect for moms that have a busy day ahead of them and this way they don’t have to stress out about what they are going to wear for the day. Comfortable and trendy, she won’t want to take them off. There’s a Lululemon in Montclair, Paramus and Short Hills.

6. Burt’s Bees Essential Everyday Beauty Gift Set, $9.99

Help your mom feel pampered on-the-go.Target.com

Help your mom feel pampered on-the-go.

This on the go kit has five popular trial size products including Soap Bark and deep cleansing hand cream. All the ingredients are natural and work to make your skin softer. (Especially in those winter months!) Easy for her to put in the car or her bag, so she always has it with her when she’s on the move. Pick up a set at Target in Edgewater, North Bergen, Hackensack or Clifton.

7. Foldable Tote Bag with Full Length Zipper, $11.93

These bags are perfect for running errands.Amazon.com

These bags are perfect for running errands.

Totes easy! These totes come in three different colors and are great to leave in the car or take with you on a trip. They hold a good amount of stuff and have a full-length shoulder handle and it even folds up, making it incredibly compact. These bags will make a moms life a lot easier.

8. Define Bottle 16 oz. Twist Cap Infuser Water Bottle, $19.99

Help your mom stay healthy.Bed, Bath & Beyond

Help your mom stay healthy.

Drinking water can be boring sometimes, so why not spice it up by adding fruit to it? Fruit is placed in the bottom part of the cylinder, which is covered with a strainer. Water flows through the tube, so the fruit doesn’t go anywhere. Just insert the fruit and ta-da! Great for her to take on the road and have throughout the whole day so mom is constantly hydrated. The bottle is available at Bed Bath & Beyond in Clifton, Jersey City, and Edgewater.

9. Perf Leather Slip-On Vans, $60

Cute and comfy is your mom's MO.Vans.com

Cute and comfy is your mom’s MO.

Fashionable and easy to wear any time of the day, these Vans are great for mom when she needs to slip into something for the whole day. They are comfortable, practical, and easy to slip on ASAP when she has to run out the door. Her feet will thank you — no blisters here!

 

10. Crock-Pot 6 Quart-Slow Cooker with Stovetop-Safe Cooking Pot, $69.99

Delicious meals don't have to be a hassle. Crock-pot.com

Delicious meals don’t have to be a hassle.

This Crock-Pot is one of the best sellers and with good reason – it only takes two steps to prepare the food. It is very convenient; with the slow cooker’s double-duty removable cooking pot, you can brown, sear, or sauté ingredients directly on the stovetop before placing them in the pot. She can come home and dinner will be ready in a second!