Mother’s Day is going to be here before you know it! But if you’re still searching for the perfect gift, I’ve got you covered. Subscription Boxes make an amazing gift for any mom, plus, it’s a fantastic option for anyone who procrastinates (*cough* me *cough*).

So, keep reading to find the 10 best subscription boxes to gift this Mother’s Day.

Why A Subscription Box Makes the Perfect Gift

Honestly, this one is a no brainer, but I’ll go ahead and share my thoughts anyway for those of you who haven’t done the subscription box thing before.

Subscription boxes are exactly what they sound like: a recurring delivery of products based on a specific theme or niche. Common niches include food, clothing, and beauty products. But there are literally hundreds of subscriptions available, meaning you can find something perfect for anyone.

Need more reasons to consider a subscription box?

Well, boxes are delivered on a regular basis. Sometimes you can choose what comes in your box while other companies keep it a surprise. Either way, every month, you get something in the mail you’re actually excited to open (as opposed to the bills and junk mail you’re used to getting.) Whether you’re getting an assortment of products or one specific item, subscriptions allow you to try something new while creating a unique experience.

Finally, they make excellent gifts. Not just for moms, but for anyone. You can get one last minute, and since it’s a subscription, it’s a gift that keeps on giving!

Best Subscription Boxes for Mother’s Day

For the Bookish Mom

Anyone who loves to read is going to adore one of these literary subscription boxes.

Book of the Month

Price: $18 per month
Includes:  One hardcover book
Subscriptions: Monthly plan or prepaid gift options for 3, 6, or 12 months
Why Choose Book of the Month:
Each month, choose from one of 5-7 featured books (new or pre-releases!) You can skip anytime or add an extra book for just $10.

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Introverts Retreat

Price: $31-$39 per month + shipping
Includes: 1 Mass market book, bookmark, soy candle, handmade soap, bath salts, and sweet snack
Subscriptions: Monthly, 6, 9, or 12-month plans
Why Choose Introverts Retreat:
Each month, you get a new mass market novel of your choice along with a box filled with relaxation extras.

The Book Drop

Price: $20-$25 per month
Includes: One new surprise book
Subscriptions: Monthly plan or prepaid 3 or 6 months
Why Choose The Book Drop:
Choose your favorite book genre (or two!) and get a new surprise book each month. Options also available for YA and Large Print books.

For the Glamorous Mom

Subscription beauty boxes are incredibly popular, and for good reason. Here are some great ones to consider for the glam mom.


Price: $13-$28 per month depending on which plan
Glam Bag ($13): 5 deluxe-size beauty samples (you pick 1!) and a cute makeup bag
BoxyCharm ($28): 5 full-size beauty products (you pick 3!) and a cute makeup bag
Why Choose Ipsy:
I mean…are the box features listed above not a good enough reason?!

Fab Fit Fun

Price: $55-$60 per seasonal box
Includes: 6-8 full size seasonal products – 4 of which you get to pick!
Subscriptions: Quarterly or annual
Why Choose FabFitFun:
Every three months, you get a seasonal box with full-size fashion, home, beauty, and wellness products.

For the Creative Mom


Price: $20-$30 per month + shipping fees
Includes: Autographed new-release novel, insider tips for publishing, and writerly gifts
Subscriptions: Monthly, 3-month, or 6-month
Why Choose Scribbler:
This is the best subscription box for the mom who loves to read but also loves to write. Publishing tips and live chats with experts make it a must for an aspiring author.


Price: $99 one-time fee
Includes: Weekly story prompts and one printed hard-cover book at the end of the year
Why Choose Storyworth:
Storyworth is one of the most unique subscription services out there. Each week, your mom will get a story prompt to answer. At the end of the year, her life story is printed in a hardcover book. 

For the Stressed Mom

Let’s be real, every mom is a stressed mom. So, these boxes would make a perfect gift to help her relax!


Price: $35-$40 per box
Includes: 8 full-size wellness products
Subscriptions: Monthly or 3, 6, or 12-month prepay
Why Choose TheraBox:
TheraBox is designed to help you practice self-care. Each box includes wellness products along with a therapist-approved activity.


Price: $34-$40 per box
Includes: 5-7 wellness products
Subscriptions: 1, 3, or 6 month plans
Why Choose CalmBox:
Boxes are curated to help aid mindfulness and relaxation with inspiring books, tea, candles, crystals, stress-relief products, and more.

For the Mom celebrating her first Mother’s Day

Bump Boxes

Price: $39-$50 per month
Includes:  5-8 full size products
Subscriptions: Monthly plan and bundles for 6, 9, or 12-months
Why Choose Bump Boxes
Bump Boxes come filled with pregnancy-safe beauty and wellness products, snacks, and keepsakes to help expecting moms feel cared for.

What do you think of these Mother’s Day Boxes? Let me know in the comments down below!

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