Books and Gifts for Mom

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, we’ve put together some of our favorite books (and gift items) for Mom.  In a store fill of Moms, this list is very dear to us!  Hope you enjoy… and, more importantly, hope Mom enjoys!

Here are a few of our favorite gift ideas for the family to give to mom:

The Handy Household Helper-An Organizer for Receipts, Warranties and Odds and Ends. This organizer will help mom keep track of her miscellaneous paperwork, from appliance warranties and owner manuals to maintenance records, coupons and receipts.
Mommy Money – 60 We O.U. Checks from Your Family. Give the special woman in your family 30 spouse checks for items like a foot rub on demand, or a bubble bath and 30 kid checks for items like a car trip without whining or a yuck-free dinner.
Our Family Tree. A perfect gift for any mom who is interested in creating a family tree for her children. This tree allows mom to go back 5 generations on each side of the family and to create a “suitable for framing” family tree that will surely become a treasured family heirloom.
The Rough Guide to Travel With Babies and Young Children. This book provides practical advice on how to plan trips with children, from planning the itinerary to packing to eating out, and much more! A perfect gift if your family is planning a vacation this summer.
Just Mom and Me. This American Girl book, full of mother-daughter activities, is a perfect gift item for any American girl to share with her mom.

Dads should consider these books:

Porn for New Moms. This book is the perfect gift for new dads to give new moms (and remember to read the book before you have us wrap it up for you!). Not too naughty – we are a kids store, after all!
This Little Piggy Went to Prada – Nursery Rhymes for the Blahnik Brigade by Amy Allen. “The must-have accessory for the Birkin-toting and Blahnik-wearing yummy mummy.” — Harper’s Bazaar. A great gift for new moms.

And moms might want to treat themselves (or their friends) to a few of these items:

I Was a Really Good Mom Before I Had Kids – Reinventing Modern Motherhooddiagnoses the craziness of modern motherhood and offers real solutions for moms to step out of the madness and learn to love motherhood as much as they love their kids.
For You Mom, Finally is an investigation by author Ruth Reichl of her mother Miriam’s life, full of lessons about rebellion, independence and self acceptance that her mother succeeded in teaching her.
Mom In Chief – How Wisdom from the Workplace Can Save Your Family from Chaos addresses the work/home harmony issue and provides advice about how a successful working mother can use her leadership skills to make her household happy, more efficient and stress-free.
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