Being a sports mom means lots of giving; of time, money, sweat, and often tears. It can often be difficult to find the best things to gift to us. The gift guide below can help you bless the Sports Mom in your life with something we really want, a little self-care, and much-needed relaxation!
You’ll find this on every gift guide out there with good reason. None of us have time to stand over the stove for an hour or more after a busy day of work, appointments and sports practices. The Instant Pot streamlines dinner – just dump your ingredients in and have a healthy dinner in less than an hour.
Travel Coffee Mug
We travel A LOT for sports, therefore we need lots of coffee, or tea, or anything we want to drink, to be able to travel with right along with us. This Yeti Travel Mug can keep things hot or cold for hours. Perfect for the long car trips, or the wait times between games and events.
Tile Sport Key Finder
How many times have you been late because you couldn’t find your keys? This handy little tech gadget will put an end to that stress! Your kid may never have to run those pesky laps again, they’ll always be on time!
Who has time to look things up anymore? Use your Echo to find out the weather forecast, news headlines, play a meditation app, add to your grocery list and more!
Gifts for Game Day
Pretty Simple Plaid Button Blanket Scarf
You know those days when you have to be running around but you’d rather be home under a blanket? With this cute scarf you can pretend you’re snuggling at home while staying warm and cozy when you’re out and about. Ideal to wrap around your neck on a freezing cold day out on the fields (can I get an ‘amen’, baseball moms?)
CleverMade Snap Basket
I love this space saving solution that combines packing, transport and storage needs into one reusable, collapsible cooler that snaps open. Holds 50 cans plus ice! Tailgating has never been easier!
Fleece Outdoor Stadium Rainproof Blanket
Be prepared for wind, rain, spilled soda or any unexpected elements that you might encounter! Excellent for the rainy days we so often encounter in outdoor winter and spring sports. It’s machine washable too!
Hydro Flask 40 oz.
The top of the line water bottle. Keep your water cool and fresh. Bottles are made from non-toxic BPA-free plastic and food grade stainless steel. SCORE!
Fitness Products Under $25
Fitness equipment doesn’t have to be expensive. There are lots of fitness-related products to choose from that are less than $25. Here are just a few of the options available to you. I’d love to use some of these as part of my practice time exercise routine!
Readeer Abdominal Exercise Roller
This is perfect when you’re looking for a last-minute gift for someone you know enjoys fitness and health, or to add to their big fitness gift basket, since it doesn’t cost a lot. The abdominal exercise roller include a big wheel with handles on either side, so that the individual rolls it forward and back while on the ground for an abdominal exercise. With the roller, they will also receive a knee pad mat.
Crossfit Training Jump Rope
Jump ropes aren’t just for kids. It is a handy fitness tool that is often used with Crossfit or circuit training, doing jumping jacks in between other exercises.
Have one in your car so you can get some stretching in when you can!
Affordable weight training that doesn’t take up a lot of space. Use them for squats, throws, clean and jerks, snatches, rotational swings, and much more.
Self Care for Busy Moms
Bare Minerals Box of Wonders
Everything for your complexion, eyes, lips and skin. The colors are gorgeous!
Burts Bees Lip Gloss
Every busy sports mom needs an endless supply of lip gloss in her purse!
AHAVA Dead Sea Mineral Hand Cream
Keeping your hands soft requires an intentional effort. Invest in a good hand cream to avoid dry skin and painful hangnails.
Soothe aches and pains away with fast heat therapy. Easy care & machine washable.
For most of us sports moms, our reward is watching our kid’s succeed at something they love. That doesn’t mean that we don’t love to be gifted something just for us from time to time. Keep this list handy for any Sports Mom gift giving occasion, or go ahead do a little shopping for yourself!
Barbara is the mom behind the blog. She began writing in 2012 as the creator of Hello Life, a craft & lifestyle blog. As life evolved, and her kids became more involved in sports, she aimed to create a site that would resonate with moms like her, and in 2017 Modern Sports Mom was born. Like many of today’s mamas, she loves being creative, cooking, and fashion, and when there are a few minutes to spare, a good book. A baseball and football mom, she is fueled by her strong faith, dedication to her family, and coffee. Lots and lots of coffee! Barbara lives in California with her husband, kids, dog, and cat.