Celebrate Mother's Day with young children by sharing one of these excellent books:
Before I Was your Mother This is one of my favorite books about mothers and daughters. In it, a mother shares with her child all the things she liked when she was young, including playing outside with her best friend, fighting with her brother over the frosting flowers on a birthday cake, and imagining herself as a mother one day.
Mama, Do You Love Me? A mother provides the reassurance her child needs, reinforcing that even though she may become upset at times, her love is steadfast and unconditional.
I Love My Mama This gentle, day-in-the-life portrayal of a mother elephant and her calf is ideal for younger children.
Runaway Bunny A bunny learns that it is safe to begin experimenting with independence, since a mother's love stays with you no matter where you are.
On Mother's Lap This timeless classic gracefully reinforces the message that moms are a source of comfort when kids are feeling insecure.