There's no one good way to show your appreciation for you momr: there are as many ways as there are mothers. But since Mother's Day is arriving fast, here are some suggestions to get you started:
For the graphic novel-loving mom
For the outdoorsy and adventurous mom
The Urban Cycling Survival Guide (Yvonne Bambrick), Nature Anatomy (Julia Rothman), My Family and Other Animals, Gerald Durrell
For the whimsical mom
Le Petit livre des gros calins (Kathleen Keating), Hark! A Vagrant (Kate Beaton), Moomin comics! (Tove Jansson), Can't and Won't (Lydia Davis)
For the mom who loves non-fiction
After the Tall Timber (Renata Adler), Girl in a Band (Kim Gordon), We Should All Be Feminists (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie), The Secret History of Wonder Woman (Jill Lepore).
For the cooking-up-a-storm mom
Chickpea magazine, Shortstack cookbook series (Buttermilk, Lemons, Brown Sugar, Prosciutto di Parma, Grits, Apples), Preservation Society Home Preserves (Camilla Wynne)
For the creative mom
Syllabus (Lynda Barry), London Deco (Thibaud Herem), Women in Clothes (Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavitz, Leanna Shapton), Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing (Anne Lamott)
And of course, we've got a lovely selection of cards to go with!