The Bargainist has posted a list of what to avoid buying for your Mom on Mothers’ Day. Save money, spare the trouble and make your Mom feel so special!

Mother’s Day is on Sunday, have you bought your Mom a present yet? If you’re after thoughtfulness, practicality and want to avoid cliché gifts, here’s a heads-up: cross these items out from your list–it will make you and your Mom a lot happier on her special day.

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Parenting Books

Unless you want to offend her on the one day a year set aside for celebrating her hard work, don't waste your money on these.