Being a mom is a busy job, no doubt about it. Regardless of if you’re a stay-at-home-mom or a mom who works in the corporate world, your hours are limited in the day. Luckily, we have the advantage of technology to make our time work for us! As a busy mom on-the-go myself, I love it when a little surprise package shows up on my doorstep that happens to be something other than a bill! Yes, I am talking about treating myself to a monthly subscription box that sparks a whole lot of joy in my life. There really is something for every mom (and her kids, too). I’ve rounded up the top 10 subscriptions for moms that can make our lives a littler easier, one box at a time!
Whether you absolutely love to cook or dread every moment of it, a Hello Fresh subscription box is a great choice for busy mamas who need to feed their clan. They have a variety of flexible plans to meet the needs and size of your family and you can choose your menu at the beginning of each week. The meal-prep boxes are delivered right to your door and contain detailed instructions and pre-measured ingredients so that your meal prep is always easy to execute, and cleanup is a breeze. Plus, the meals are seriously delicious and a great way to broaden your dinner repertoire.
Cost: Plans start at just $7.49 and are currently being delivered to Canada and the continental US, excluding Hawaii & Alaska.
This awesome subscription service was founded by a mom of two littles who developed the BLAST™ method, which simplifies the morning struggle of getting toddlers dressed. BLAST stands for: Bottoms, Layering pieces, Accessories, Socks & shoes, and Tops. This method was designed to empower kids to get dressed in their own way with beautiful, well-made items. ChouLaLa offers darling basics for boys and girls from 2T-6Y.
Cost: Items range from $19-$69. All items can be purchased individually, but you'll save 10% when you bundle using the BLAST method. Ships worldwide and offers free shipping for orders over $75 to US and Canada. Hassle-free returns within 15 days.
If you love supporting women-owned businesses, socially conscious brands, and handmade products, then Cause Box is the perfect subscription for you. Each quarter a specially designed box is packed with 6-8 full-sized products that make the world a better place. Plus, there's a nice variety of products ranging from beauty, home décor, and travel-inspired goods. You can expect the items sourced for this box to be USDA organic, cruelty free, fair trade certified, FSC certified and/or certified B corporation.
Cost: $54.99/quarter or $49.99/box for an annual subscription. Boxes ship free to continental US. There's an additional $7.95 shipping fee for Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada.
Have you been looking for a way to relax from the chaos of motherhood? TheraBox was curated by therapists who want nothing more than for you to have a little piece of relaxation and self-care. What mom couldn’t use more of that? Each box includes $100+ worth of happiness activities, and full-sized wellness items to make your mind, body and soul feel cared for. You get to decide how much happiness you need in your life and can customize your shipping preferences from 1, 3, 6 or 12 month options.
Cost: $34.99/month. Boxes ship worldwide and you can cancel at anytime.
Are you looking to decrease screen time and find a fun way to keep your kiddos busy? KiwiCo are science-based crates that focus on STEAM and are designed to inspire kids’ natural creativity. With a fun, interactive approach to learning, these boxes have age-appropriate options for kids from 0 - 14 years old. There are several crate styles to choose from: science & tinkering, geography & culture, art & design, and early development. Each create provides kids with a multi-faceted experience that lasts hours, or even days. Not only are these crates great for exploring creativity at home, KiwiCo makes a great gift.
Cost: $19.95/month + free shipping to US & Canada. Hassle-free cancelation.
For the fitness enthusiast mama, BarBella’s monthly subscription boxes are crafted with premium workout apparel and gear. Each box comes with 4-6 products valued from $80-$120, but you only pay a fraction of the cost. Finding the right gym gear is half the battle and BarBella will help you achieve that confidence. Plus, each box has a nice variety of goodies ranging from gear you can use at home, to healthy snacks to give you a little boost to-and-from your workout.
Cost: $49.99/month. Free shipping to US only. Boxes ship worldwide at an additional cost and you can cancel anytime.
How nice would it be to have a monthly delivery of fresh flowers? Don’t wait on your significant other to treat you to pretty blooms, send them right to yourself, mama! With Bloomsy Box you can have beautiful fresh flowers delivered right to your door that will instantly boost your mood. All Bloomsy Box flowers are sustainably sourced and come directly from the suppliers in Holland, South America, and California, which means they cut out the middleman and pass the discount on to you. An added benefit is that all the bouquets are wrapped in beautiful eco-friendly paper.
Cost: $44.99/week; 49.99/bi-weekly; $39.99-$48.99/month (options vary).
Hygge (pronounced "hoo-gah") is defined as a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that embodies a feeling of contentment or well-being. It's regarded as a defining characteristic of Danish culture, and what mom couldn’t use more of that in her life?! Treat yourself to a box of comfort each month with 4-5 handpicked seasonal items from around the world. You even have the option to upgrade your hygge experience with the Deluxe box that features 5-8 items to support a lifestyle of cozy happiness.
Cost: Standard box is $28/month + shipping. Deluxe box is $39.95/month + shipping.
Looking to swap out your traditional chemical-laden household supplies for greener alternatives? Mighty Nest offers a monthly subscription service that introduces to you one clean, green, and sustainable product at a time. An added benefit for Mighty Nest subscribers is the option to add more items to your monthly delivery and receive up to 35% off your items! There is a wide variety of safe and eco-friendly products to discover, ranging from household cleaning supplies to personal wellness products.
Cost: $11/month. Free shipping to the continental US. Additional $3 shipping to Canada.
Family wardrobes… need I say more? If shopping for each member of your family gives you anxiety, Stitch Fix is the subscription box you need in your life! It’s a one-stop-shop for the whole family. You'll get paired with a personal stylist who will hand-select items for you based on your personal style. Each month you can have a perfectly curated box sent directly to you, your spouse, and kiddos! There are over 1000+ brands and styles for the whole family, and it doesn’t matter if you’re petite, or if your hubs needs items from the big & tall section. Stitch Fix has something for everyone. Get stylized boxes for your littles from 2T-14. Once you recieve the box, simply try on your snazzy new threads, keep what you like and send back what you don’t! You’ll only be charged for the items you hold on to.
Cost: Womens' and mens' items range from $25-$500. Kids' items start at $10. A $20 styling fee is charged per box and is credited to the pieces you keep. Free shipping both ways in the US and in the UK.