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5 Books to Gift Mom

Whether it’s Mother’s Day, baby showers, birthdays, or another special occasion, these five books are the perfect gift for Mom.

Books are a timeless gift for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, and any occasion, really. So why not gift Mom and the extraordinary women in your life a book that celebrates them?

Whether your mom is an avid or casual reader, we’ve curated a selection of five diverse books that make the perfect gifts for moms of all tastes and interests. From picture books to quote books to cookbooks, these handpicked titles are sure to make any celebration unforgettable.

1. Call Your Mother

An ode to all the times we’ve shouted, “Mooom, where’s my shirt?” Call Your Mother touches on the unbreakable bond between mothers and daughters. From first heartbreak to becoming parents, this sweet picture book follows a mother and daughter through each stage of life. It’s for the moms who always have an answer, the grandmas who still bake you cookies, and the women who always answer the call.

If you want to make your mom cry, this is the book for you.

2. Mommy’s Love

Moms are known for their wisdom, support, and amazing hugs. And this sweet board book proves that mommy’s love is unconditional. Her love never falters, even if you make a mistake, aren’t tall enough, or forget to close the door.

Written in tender prose, with adorable art showcasing familiar motherhood scenes, Mommy’s Love is the perfect gift for the moms in your life. Just add a personal message inside, and Mom will cherish it for years to come.

3. You Got This, Mama!

Motherhood is messy for the first few months—or if you want to be honest, 18 years. This hilarious inspirational guide is your way of giving back to the new moms in your life. Through illustrated quotes, hilarious infographics, and encouraging thoughts, Mom can find the will to keep mothering.

4. Daily Motherhood

As moms, sometimes it’s nice to know you’re not alone. And that’s just what this quote book is meant to do. Packed with quotes from leading voices around the world, this little book of wisdom will accompany Mom on her journey. With a quote for every day of the year—sometimes funny, sometimes sweet, sometimes inspirational—it’s the perfect gift to inspire, uplift, and energize moms day by day.

5. ¡Buenos Días!

I don’t know of a mom who doesn’t dream of breakfast in bed. Even if they don’t actually eat it in bed, it’s the thought of waking up to a breakfast they didn’t have to make that makes the idea so appealing. Fulfill Mom’s wishes with our favorite Mexican breakfasts from ¡Buenos Días!

(The only thing better than getting a cookbook for a gift is getting to sample it at the same time.)

Shaelyn Topolovec earned a BA in editing and publishing from BYU, worked on several online publications, and joined the Familius family. Shae is currently an editor and copywriter who lives in California’s Central Valley.

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