Are you looking for a special gift to celebrate your mom this Mother's Day?
Flowers will droop and chocolates will get eaten, but a book is personal and will be there for mom to pick up time-after-time. We know what a difference a good book can make on a special occasion, which is why Familius has several titles to help you celebrate! Below are 7 titles that would make a great gift, and they're all 40% off when you purchase them between now and Mother's Day (May 10th).
Every mom is different, so see which book matches up with your mom's interests!
THE FULL-TIME MOM
MOTHERHOOD REALIZED and DELIBERATE MOTHERHOOD
Motherhood is emotionally, mentally, and physically challenging. To help moms know that they're not alone, the organization Power of Moms has compiled two anthologies to provide support and inspiration to mothers around the world.
With personal essays written by moms and for moms, Deliberate Motherhood and Motherhood Realized will give insights as to how moms can find:
and Joy while raising families
THE ALWAYS AWESOME MOM
DROPS OF AWESOME
Moms have a work that is never done, and they sometimes need to be reminded of how awesome and appreciated they are!
Author Kathryn Thompson is a popular blogger whose post Drops of Awesome went viral. As a mother she knows firsthand how easy it is to be overwhelmed and find faults in your personal parenting skills. Everyone has shortcomings, and in order to look beyond them, Kathryn has written this interactive journal that helps readers:
Find and focus on everyday victories
Keep the inner critic in check
Turn setbacks into stepping stones
THE WORLD-CLASS TRAVELING MOM
Parenting is already hard work, but what happens when you move around the world while trying to lead a normal family life?
Author Melissa Dalton-Bradford and her husband raised their family in eight different countries. From New York City to Norway, Singapore to Switzerland, with each move Melissa helped her family adapt to cultural, religious, and educational differences (not to mention language barriers).
Her journey with her family is wonderfully captured in her memoir Global Mom. It doesn't matter where in the world you live, a mother will always do what it takes to put her family first.
THE "FAMILY FIRST" MOM
The world is changing and unfortunately family is no longer the top priority. Social trends, expectations, and "norms" have led to some troubling statistics about family life. New York Times #1 bestselling authors Richard and Linda Eyre are working to help turn these statistics around.
In The Turning they do more than discuss the problems, but rather offer possible solutions including how to:
Protect your family from the many negative influences in the world
Work with community leaders to make families a priority
Evaluate and strengthen your own familiar relationships
THE "WISE WORDS" MOM
THE QUOTABLE MOM
Moms have left their mark on history by raising great leaders and inspirational guides. From the mouths of presidents, celebrities, and timeless proverbs, these quotes show that moms always have been and always will be some of the most influential people in our lives.
"All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother." - Abraham Lincoln
"Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs, since the payment is pure love." - Mildred B. Vermont
"Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever." - Anonymous
THE MULTI-TASKING MOM
After the tragic loss of a stillbirth, Mette Harrison found new purpose and drive while training for a triathlon. During the months of training, she learned life lessons about accepting herself, moving forward, pushing to become better, and bringing her family (husband and five children) along with her during the healing process.
This memoir of one motivate mom, will inspire mothers to reach those goals they've set but haven't yet completed. Filled with tips and ideas on how to apply Mette's training to personal goals, you will see how a triathlon can apply to any aspect of your life.
THE GREATLY GRATEFUL MOM
THE THANKFUL HEART
Thanksgiving shouldn't be saved for the month of November. Thank your mother for her love, sacrifice, and seemingly endless amount of patience. This full-color book is filled with ways to show your thanks year-round! Every month has a new idea with stories written by New York Times bestselling authors Richard and Linda Eyre.
Filled with messages of gratitude and inspiring images, it will turn even the most difficult day into one of possibilities. Find opportunities to develop and share feelings of gratitude more deeply as this book turns the holiday noun "Thanksgiving" into the active, year-long verb "Thanks-Giving".