Daughters-in-law are an essential addition to the family, who always put others first in everything she does. On her special day, therefore, she deserves to be in the spotlight and to know how thankful you are for having her as a part of your family!
Speaking of birthdays, a birthday gift could say a lot of things about the relationship between you and your daughter-in-law. This means, you can use this as an opportunity to send her messages via gifts or luxury gourmet chocolates, to say that you care about her.
However, it is not that simple to come up with ideas for gifts; but with the help of this article, you will find a variety of ideas to choose from that suits your preferences.
So without ado, let’s take a look at some thoughtful birthday gift ideas for your daughter-in-law
- Me Time
Moving to a new family is always challenging for a daughter-in-law. From adjusting to new ways of living to trying not to miss the life from the time she wasn’t married, it is a never-ending task.
In this process, she often gets completely immersed and becomes a personality who forgets to take care of herself.
So on her day, you can gift her a ‘pause’, meaning the entire house to herself for the evening where she can enjoy the natural lights coming from Yankee candles and order takeout from her favourite restaurant. She can also binge watch her favourite shows and call it a night whenever she wants!
- A Customised Mug
When it comes to gifting, mugs are always a classic and can easily become a part of your routine.
Naturally, everyone likes new additions to their routine once in a while. This means, by gifting your daughter-in-law a mug, she will remember you whenever she brews and sips on that morning coffee.
Additionally, you can customise that mug by printing a meaningful message for her. This message will remind her of your love and make her happy every time she uses it. However, a customised cup can also be one of the other items that you can gift her on the b’day!
- Sports Wear
Another great way to show that you care is by giving her a nice pair of leggings. Working out is a great way for self-care and you can support her by gifting her sportswear!
Other than track leggings, you could also customise the gift according to the sports that your daughter-in-law is interested in. For instance, if she likes swimming, give her a professional kit needed to swim. She will be happy that you support and encourage her in her interests.
- Nail Shack
This is one of those gifts through which you will be able to bond with your daughter-in-law.
So why not get her a monthly subscription of nail supplies and teach/learn from one another? You both can look forward to days when you can practice self-care and do your nails while engaging in those gossip sessions.
There are various customisations available on the market for the type of subscription you want, so choose according to your budgetary preferences and make memories that’ll last for a lifetime!
- Family Moon and Stars Necklace
A necklace is a gift that qualifies as a piece of statement jewellery. By giving her a customised necklace your daughter-in-law can be a stand-out amongst the crowd. She can proudly show it off to her friends and family while mentioning you in the credits area.
Additionally, if you choose to give her a moon and star necklace, wherein the moon represents the mom and the number of stars represents the number of sons and daughters she has, your daughter-in-law will feel she is truly loved and accepted in her new house.
By giving her this necklace, you can expect a happy-teary reaction and a bag full of memories at the end of her special day!
- Freshly Baked Cookie Crate
Birthdays are one of those days where you treat yourself.
Cookies are like a hug in the box; a portion of comfort food that makes you feel warm. Now imagine an evening with a box of freshly baked cookies, while curled up in a blanket with your favourite movie on the television. Undoubtedly, this sounds like one comforting birthday, doesn’t it?
So let your daughter-in-law have this experience and give her a crate full of cookies on her birthday!
Similarly, for the daughters-in-law who are fitness freaks, give them sugar-free desserts and watch them go gaga over the gift!
To Sum Up
It falls into your list of responsibilities to make your daughter-in-law feel right at home. Understandably, she will need time and love from you to adjust to a new environment. So whilst she is in the process of adjusting, do your bit and show the love you have for her.
To show love, what better opportunity than her birthday!
Choose minimalism or go all the way while gifting her; she will surely appreciate the thought behind all the efforts that you make to show that you care!