Here’s to summer and a book on the beach! With your littles running around throwing sand at you and complaining about the sun in their eyes… Ok, so it isn’t always peaceful but it’s always a good idea to have a great book on hand for those rare quiet moments. Plan a day at the beach alone or indulge in some quiet time – just you and one of these seven great summer books for moms. Some will make you laugh or cry, while others will give you some much needed guidance.
Feeding my Mother
by Jann Arden
Jann Arden is pretty much canadian royalty. What’s not to love about her? Her honest, humorous book about her caring for her mother as she battles Alzheimer’s is both heartbreaking and heartwarming.
Confessions of a Domestic Failure
by Bunmi Laditan
An hilarious account of a former executive turned stay at home mom. This story follows Ashley as she joins a “Motherhood Bootcamp” in the search of parenting perfection. She reminds us that motherhood is never perfection, but in many ways, so great.
There is No Such Thing as Bad Weather
by Linda Åkeson McGurk
“A Scandinavian Mom’s Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient and Confident Kids.” Need we say more? The latest trend in lifestyle is that of the Scandinavians. If hygge is your thing, then this book is for you. We learn about how loving the outdoors rain or shine and enjoying a simple lifestyle can nourish your littles’ souls.
Smart Moms Guide to Essential Oils
by Mariza Snyder
If you have been wondering how to incorporate essential oils into your home, this book is a great place to start. From cleaning products to your family’s wellness, this book covers it all.
Oh Baby! A Mom’s Self-Care Survival Guide For The First Year
by Maria Lianos-Carbone
Sometimes we are surprised by everything we experience in our first year and wonder why no one told us this would happen! This funny and true book focuses on mom so that you can provide everything you need for your baby. Remember, we can’t draw water from an empty well! This book shows you how to keep that well full.
The Price of Silence – A mom’s Perspective on Mental Illness
by Liza Long
Not a light book by any means. The Price of Silence take a look at the stigma of mental illness, especially in children and the cost it has on society. An open conversation in the wake of tragic acts of mass violence, we look forward with hope.
Mindful Moments for Busy Moms
by Sarah Rudell Beach
Daily meditations and mantras for a whole year – just for you, mama. You know how we love to talk about self-care? Carve out a few minutes a day to ground yourself using this book as your guide.
Happy reading and enjoy these summer books for Moms!