The Very Best Gifts for Moms & Dads

There’s no putting a price tag on love, affection or even fondness — but finding the right gifts for the people in our lives when birthdays, Christmas, and other gift-giving occasions around has real and lasting value. Above all, gifts are a form of communication — they’re an expression of appreciation and gratitude, sure, but they’re also an opportunity make others feel seen as they truly are, and shown love for it. Whether they’re moms, dads, grandparents, siblings, or just good friends.

Great Gifts for Dads 

If you’re shopping for a dad-to-be, a new dad, a seasoned dad, or your own dad, you’ll find something in our Gift Guides for Dads, below. Because we know dads: The athletes. The bookworms. The audiophiles. The chefs. And we know what they want. Even the ones who insist they have everything they need (Spoiler: They don’t.)

Great Gifts for Moms 

And if you’re shopping for moms — your own mother, the mother of your kids, all the moms — we’ve got you covered there too, with a focus on gifts that she’d never buy for herself — but that will be endlessly appreciated. Here’s a pro tip when buying gifts for your wife: Don’t get her anything that comes with a warranty. Winning gifts are gifts that demonstrate how well you know her, how much you respect her interests — getting that kind of recognition from the people we love is a gift unto itself.