2019 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

As women’s healthcare providers, we like to think we know a thing or two about women. And to help you spoil the women in your life, we put together a Mother’s Day Gift Guide full of ideas. From unique experiences to homemade gifts, there’s a little something for everyone at a variety of price points.

1. Spa Day

We don’t know many moms that wouldn’t love a visit to the spa. Whether she prefers a relaxing massage or body treatment or a simple mani/pedi, it’s the perfect opportunity to rest and recharge.

The Umstead Hotel & Spa is a great local option in Cary or if you want to splurge on a weekend getaway, you can’t go wrong with the picturesque Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville. Both offer an immersive, luxury spa experience.

For quality spa treatments that are friendly on the wallet, you can’t go wrong with either Hand and Stone Waverly Place in Cary or Sona Dermatology & MedSpa on Capital Center Drive in Raleigh.

2. Wearable Keepsake

Consider a wearable keepsake that she can enjoy all throughout the year. Dapper and Darling offers an incredibly special keepsake jewelry collection including necklaces, pendants, and bracelets that are custom engraved with your child’s silhouette. You can even add an “I Remember You” butterfly charm in memory of a child. The turn around time is 2-3 weeks once photos are uploaded, but gift cards are available. They also offer beautiful “It’s on its way” cards for free.

These custom keepsakes are something she’ll treasure for years to come, and in the process, you’ll support a small, woman-owned business.

3. Locally Made Gifts

At Triangle Physicians for Women, we love any opportunity to support other local businesses and Mother’s Day is no exception. Lauralee Gifts in Cary has a carefully curated selection of gifts made in North Carolina including jewelry, candles, bath and body products and more. If you don’t have a specific gift in mind, a member of their team can help you find the perfect gift for the mom in your life.

For a wide variety of fashionable apparel and accessories, as well as unique gifts and items to monogram, check out Swagger Boutique. They have two convenient locations at Lochmere Pavilion in Cary and Quail Corners in Raleigh. Worried about picking out clothes? Purchase a gift card from their website and treat her to a prepaid shopping spree.

4. An Experience

Consider gifting a unique experience rather than a traditional gift. It can be something she goes to do on her own or something you can experience together as a couple or family. Whisk offers a variety of themed culinary classes. Currently sold out, you can join the waitlist for their Mother’s Day Bubbles and Brunch for Mom class. If she’s the primary cook in the household, you can book a private winery tour and wine tasting at Chatham Hill Winery instead.

For a little more adventure, check out the Go Ape Blue Jay Point zip line course in Raleigh or take a short drive to Raeford for an adrenaline rush at Paraclete XP Indoor Skydiving.

5. Sweet Treats

Satisfy her sweet tooth with a gift box from Videri Chocolate Factory. They also have a selection of organic nut free, gluten free and vegan options. Or head over to Annelore’s Bakery, an authentic, locally owned German bakery in downtown Cary, choose from a variety of pastries made from scratch with high-quality local ingredients. While you’re there, pick up some fresh bread to make her breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day.

If you’re in Holly Springs, check out Tsuru Sweets & Coffee in nearby Fuquay-Varina. They offer everything from artisan chocolates and macarons to eclairs, cakes and tarts. Owner and chef Paolo Vera De Maayer previously worked for the Food Network and as the executive pastry chef at The Fearrington House Restaurant. Drawing inspiration from her childhood, she uses only the highest-quality cacao and ingredients from around the world.

6. From the Kids

Does helping your kids make a homemade Mother’s Day craft for their mom or grandma sound daunting? Sign them up for a kid’s class at Color Me Mine where they can express their creativity and take home their creation. Their website also has several project ideas that you can do at home complete with instructions and materials lists.

7. Family Photo Session

Moms are often behind the lens and rarely in front of the camera. Schedule a family photo session with one of the many talented photographers in Cary and Holly Springs. Afterward, you can have her favorite framed or printed onto a canvas to hang in your home.

Triangle Physicians for Women

At Triangle Physicians for Women, we’ve spent nearly three decades caring for women in all stages of life. Whether you’re shopping for your own mom, wife, daughter or even just want to treat yourself, we hope this Mother’s Day Gift Guide is helpful. Remember, more important than whatever gift you choose is the thought and love behind it. From all of us at  TP4W, we hope you have a Happy Mother’s Day.

I think Dr. Grana and her assistant (Mandy) are the best. I have been going to TP4W for years – at least 20, and I have never been disappointed with the level of care I have received. I can be a challenge as my level for pain tolerance is low and they put up with me! I can’t help but highly recommend the practice to anyone looking for exemplary women’s healthcare.

Love love love Dr. Grana and her crew. Love going to Holly Springs office. The girls are the best from Lisa at the front desk to all the girls in the back. Your music and atmosphere is great. Thanks for making these appointments fun!! Yes believe it or not, fun!!!

Dr V and the office staff were all very professional, understanding, caring and very efficient. I would be happy to recommend this practice to friends, family and associates. – Barbara M. Lucas

My visit was great! & my past visit have all been great.Kristy helped me even with me being a bit stressed & in a hurry because I had to be seen & my job is super strict. Her urgency to get me seen was phenomenal. I even got to see Heather, she’s awesome & amazing. She helped deliver my baby girl a year ago. My whole family loves her and Dr Sheshadri. We actually can’t wait to get pregnant again hahaha. Everyone treats you with respect and always makes sure your okay & answers whatever questions you have before you leave. Even leaving a message for the nurses,they get back to you so quickly.  This practice really makes you feel taken care of.  We appreciate you all!  – Erika Hooks

My experience with the TP4W staff has been top of the line.  They helped me through three pregnancies and coached me through every step of the way.  Eternally thankful I chose TP4W.  – Britney

TP4W have such amazing doctors, midwives and nurses.  I cannot say enough about Dr. Grana and the rest of the staff for all the help, advice, guidance and medical care they provided me with all of my kids.  She made me feel safe and calm through both c-sections.  My routine care and pregnancy care have always been top notch and I would recommend them to anyone looking for an OBGYN.  – Brooke

We were honored to receive a hand written note..

Dr. Grana, Angie, Jessica, Heather, April, Sarah and the rest of the staff –

Thank you all so much for taking such good care of me through both of my pregnancies and births, especially my latest one on 10/29! most of yall know how nervous I was from having gone through a lot (to say the least) with my first in 2016. You all made me feel so comfortable and at ease before, during and after. And going through a touch year with my dad, you guys always asked how he was doing at every appointment, which was so thoughtful and beyond your job description. I know that you all see many women go through what i did each and every day and deliver many babies and perform many c-sections. But I hope you know how special Ruby’s delivery was to me. You all have amazing jobs! I cannot thank you all enough. Merry Christmas!

Love, Lucy

I have been going to TP4W since 2010/11 and could not be happier.

The staff, nurses, midwives, and doctors are all amazing. I have 2 sons, both delivered via cesarean by Dr. V. Every visit and every provider did everything in their power to give me the birth experience I wanted, and also ensure that myself and my babies were safe and healthy. Dr. V even did everything in his power to help me avoid my first c-section and VBAC with the second, but that turned out to be out of his hands and he was the absolute best surgeon. With my two pregnancies, I experienced a few scares and some unusual circumstances that would be too long and too private to write in a review, but every single hurdle was handled with grace, honesty, and professionalism. I am so thankful for the recommendation from a friend to come to this office. I can’t imagine ever going to another practice.

TP4W is amazing and I am so very thankful I found them 9 years ago!! Amazing partnership between midwives and doctors, sweet nurses and front end staff, and relaxing environment. I literally recommend them to all my friends! I look forward to my appointments and feel like I’m going to catch up with old friends.

I’ve always had wonderful experiences at TP4W. Everyone is friendly, knowledgeable, and thorough in their care. April delivered my son and I can’t say enough wonderful things about her. She is patient and compassionate. I had the best labor and delivery experience thanks to her. I do and will continue to recommend them to my friends and family!