Mother's Day is just around the corner, and what better way to express love and gratitude for the mothers in our lives than with a carefully chosen book? Whether it's for your mother, grandmother, or a motherly figure who has played a significant role in your life, a book is a gift that can be cherished for years to come. Below are our recommendations of meaningful books that celebrate the joys and challenges of motherhood, offering inspiration, comfort, and wisdom to the mothers, grandmothers, and mothers-to-be who have shaped us into who we are today.


Gifts for Expecting Moms


Ordinary Blessings for Parents: Prayers, Poems, and Meditations for Family Life

Publication date: August 30, 2022

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Pregnant While Black: Advancing Justice for Maternal Health in America

Publication date: April 11, 2023

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Expecting Wonder: The Transformative Experience of Becoming a Mother

Publication date: August 4, 2020

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Gifts for Mindful Moms

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The Sandbox Revolution: Raising Kids for a Just World

Publication date: March 30, 2021

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It Starts with You: How Imperfect Parents Can Find Calm and Connection with Their Kids

Publication date: February 15, 2022

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The Mindful Grandparent: The Art of Loving Our Children's Children

Publication date: May 3, 2022

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Gifts for Unique Seasons of Motherhood


Missed Conceptions: How We Make Sense of Infertility

Publication date: April 25, 2023

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Stepmother: Redeeming a Disdained Vocation

Publication date: April 19, 2022

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Love Makes Room: And Other Things I Learned When My Daughter Came Out

Publication date: May 11, 2021

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