A Mother's Day Gift Guide (at Blessed Is She)


I feel like I'm supposed to say something to the effect of, "how is it already May?!", but the truth is this long winter has kicked my tail and if you ask me it seems it should be July by now. And yet, here we are. May holds some beautiful days for our family this year: Tavvi turns 2, I turn 35, Alyosha receives his First Communion (!!), and of course, there's Mother's Day. We're a pretty low-key family and how we celebrate big days is in keeping with that style, so for The Day Of The Matriarch, I'm mostly planning on taking an epic nap and giving my mama a ring.

Hopefully, your plans are a bit more specific. Either way, here are some of my favorite Mother's Day gift ideas at Blessed Is She. Whether you're shopping for your mom, grandma, wife, or are yourself a mom hoping to drop hints to your husband (no shame in that game), these items are sure to be a win.

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Spring Prints

I really love the look of the four of these prints displayed together, but if I had to pick a favorite it would be this one:

Encourage Bible Verse Cards

These Bible Verse Cards are great for memorizing Scripture. They're small enough to keep in your purse or diaper bag, and beautiful enough to display around your home.

Catholic Journaling Bible

I have this Catholic Journaling Bible and am really loving it. And let me say up front: I do not make my journaling beautiful and decorative like so many you might have seen. I'm not artistic in that way, and it's just not my thing. I personally love the lined margins for the note-writing capabilities. There is plenty of room for me to jot down correlating thoughts I've heard in a homily, something I read elsewhere that connects, what I think the Spirit might be telling me, or questions that I have about the passage.

Liturgical Academic Year Planner 2018-19

I have this Liturgical Planner and it truly is the most comprehensive one on the market. If you or the mom in your life thrives on structure and organization (or if her life would simply fall apart without it), this is a worthwhile investment. And for the first time we've rolled out a MINI Planner, that is easier to carry everywhere.

Saint Print Set

Such lovely selection of saints' quotes. But if I had to pick a favorite it would be this guy:
Feminine Genius Tee

Honor the unique gifts women bring to the world and the Church. Love this t-shirt. 

Our Father Poster
The hand-lettering makes the classic Our Father prayer a fun piece of art. This is the newest in a collection of prayer posters; my family has the Grace Before Meals one hanging in our dining room.


Hope some of these items spark your divine imagination,
 and happy Mother's Day to every mama out there in advance!

Someday, the light will shine like a sun through my skin & they will say, 'what have you done with your life?' & though there are many moments I think I'll remember, in the end, I will be proud to say, I was one of us.

(Brian Andreas, Storypeople)