Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


Need a Good Gift for Mother’s Day? Guess What I’ll Suggest.

April 30th, 2015

Episode 49 of 372 episodes

Next Sunday, May 10, is Mother’s Day in the United States and Canada. If you’re looking for a thoughtful gift for a mother in your life, may I suggest my new (bestselling) book, Better Than Before? I’ve heard from a lot of people who are giving the book as a gift. I offer free, signed bookplates, to make books more special, but because I’m traveling on my book tour, I’m not sure I could get those back to you in time for Mother’s Day. But I’ll try, or if you’re willing to wait a few extra days, you can request bookplates here, and I’ll get them to you as quickly as possible. (U.S. and Canada only, sorry–mailing costs.) If you’d like to read an excerpt, to see if you think the book would be a good gift, read here. If you’re considering giving the audio-book, listen to a clip here. I love all my books equally, but a surprising number of people have told me that of all my books, Better Than Before is their favorite. I know some people think that days like “Mother’s Day” are artificial and forced, but for myself, ...