Literature is defined as any written form of work that has artistic value. It has two major forms: fiction and non-fiction. It also takes many forms – essays, poems, short stories, drama and novels. At an early age, most of us have been exposed to literature as a part of our academic study plan. This may be primarily due to the fact that in addition to the obvious fact that it is a major requirement at school, literature provides a lot of benefits to us. This includes the expansion and development of our creativity and imagination, relief of our stress from our everyday life as well as an avenue for learning.
One form of literature that is increasingly becoming popular nowadays is mom literature. Mom literature refers to books, stories and novels specifically made for moms, would-be moms and aspiring moms These written artworks aim to help women in raising their children well. As we all know, taking care of kids is not an easy task. Every day, you will always be faced with the challenge of dealing with children’s tantrums, misbehavior and disobedience. So if you are one of those people who are looking for a good gift to mothers, you can never go wrong with mom literature.
To start with, here are some good books for mom which you can consider as gifts.
The Apple Orchard – Susan Wiggs
Wiggs’ The Apple Orchard depicts the story of Tess Delaney- an antique treasure hunter. This book is perfect for those moms who are looking for a novel that is full of adventure, twists and unveiled secrets. Moms will surely love how Delaney had many realizations about the true essence of love, family and honor.
The Ten Year Nap – Meg Wolitzer
Set in the City That Never Sleeps, this is a story of middle-class moms dealing with many problems involving their ambitions, family, aging and finances. Mothers of all walks of like will surely relate to the story as Wolitzer describes the contemporary situation of females when the feminist movements’ agenda were pushed. This eighth novel of Meg Wolitzer will surely help moms in reflecting about their choices in life and most importantly, in answering the question of what women really want.
The Still Point Of The Turning World – Emily Rapp
Parenting, like marriage, is not a bed full of roses. There will be lots of times in which you have to face great challenges and obstacles. Emily Rapp was successful in proving that in her novel entitled The Still Point of the Turning World”. It is a story of a mother’s journey in dealing with grief and sorrow when all of her dreams for her son shattered because of a fatal, degenerative disease. It is just the perfect reading inspiration for moms out there.