Perhaps your mom is a dentist, and you appreciate dental floss and mini-mouthwashes with fluoride. Or perhaps your mom isn’t a dentist, and you appreciate drugstore brand candy that looks Christmas-y but tastes eerily familiar to cough medicine.

We get it. Stocking stuffers = conceptually cute, but usually sucky in reality. We’re changing that this holiday season, so get excited for the goodies: small enough to fit inside those oversized socks, but not completely useless. Here’s the lowdown on what to get who.

Stuff Socks with these Awesome Gift Ideas

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Sporty mom:

Half Toe with Grip - ANKLE, $15.00 from TOESOX http://shop.toesox.com/half-toe-with-grip---ankle-p12.aspx
Your mama doesn't look a day over 42, and she credits her youthful energy to her fit lifestyle, whether she's hitting the yoga studio, running a 5K, or trying out some Zumba. For your active mom, try getting her ToeSox, which are great for yoga, Pilates, dance, and all barefoot activities.