Gift Guide: Subscription Boxes for Mom & Dad That Match Their Unique Interests

Updated by Timothy Paradis

The parent-child bond is a strong one for many of us, and finding a gift for Mom and Dad can be a challenge, much like parenting. Subscription boxes offer many perks -- ease, convenience, and expert curation around a wide range of interests and hobbies. Plus, since they're delivered on a monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly basis, you can effectively show your parents, or new parents, or fellow parents, your support and care throughout the year.

Let us help you on the quest to find the perfect gift for parents! Whether they're in the Disney-movies-on-repeat + tantrums stage with little ones, dealing with homework battles and independence-demanding tweens and teens, or they finally have an empty nest, delivery services offer unique experiences. There are boxes for bookworms, those looking for eco-friendly living, coffee lovers (aka all parents everywhere), and so much more. So skip the gift card and go with something that'll really impress Mom and Dad!

What are the best subscription boxes for parents?

Oh Baby Boxes

Oh Baby Boxes

From $35.99 per box
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By focusing on the special needs of pregnancy and new motherhood, Oh Baby Boxes is the baby subscription box that makes it that much easier to transition into this exciting new role. Custom-tailored to each mom's due date, every box is specifically curated to align with their specific stage of pregnancy, bringing a mix of 6-8 handpicked full-size pregnancy and self-care products like healing teas, healthy snacks, mom-approved baby necessities, journals and fun accessories.

Shipping: Free Shipping! First box ships immediately within 1-3 business days of your order, and subsequent boxes ship between the 15-20th of each month if you remain subscribed!

Customer Review

“I received my first box and loved it. The products were very good quality for the subscription price. I look forward to seeing the next box. I will be renewing my subscription.” – Lanitra W.

Jerky Snob

Jerky Snob

From $15.49 per box
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Jerky Snob takes dried meats seriously. Beef jerky makes for the perfect snack for road trips, while watching Netflix, and even on the way to the gym. Whether they're a dried meat connoisseur or looking for another source of protein, Jerky Snob curates premium handcrafted jerky from small-batch artisans. Choose between 3 different levels, sending from 2 bags up to a full pound, for a variety of protein-packed tasty products.

Shipping: **Shipping not included. Ships to the U.S. ONLY (all 50 states, 5 territories, and APOs.) New orders ship in 1-3 business days, or the date specified. (Gifts ship in logo package via USPS). Regular shipment is 12-16th of each month. No pork allowed? Dietary restrictions? Questions? Scroll to the bottom and click "Contact Seller."

Customer Review

“My S.O. loved these! I got this for him for his birthday and he thoroughly enjoyed looking forward to a new delivery each month. The jerky was really good, exceptionally fresh! Even his least favorite jerky's, the sugar free ones, were pretty good. They just need some kin of sweetness to balance out the flavor. All in all this was a wonderful experience and will be my first stop for future gifts!” -Donna H.

The Standard - Wine Club (Monthly) By "He Wines, She Dines"

The Standard - Wine Club (Monthly) By "He Wines, She Dines"

From $64.99 per box
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Shipping: Orders are renewed on the 15th of the month. Subsequent boxes ship on the 21st of the month. *We are not allowed to send wine to PO Boxes.

Hopebox™

Hopebox™

From $55.49 per box
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Curated to deliver an inspirational and heart-warming mix, this bestseller sends a seasonal selection of handmade treasures creating an unboxing experience like no other, that includes artisan-made goodies, crocheted cuddlies, all-natural bath items and sweet treats.

Shipping: New orders ship in 1-3 business days. Now shipping the Summer Hopebox! For subsequent boxes, renewals and prepaid boxes will ship seasonally according to the following schedule: Fall Hopebox - September 15 Christmas Hopebox - November 20 Winter Hopebox - January 15 Spring Hopebox - March 15

Customer Review

“I absolutely Love Love this Subscription boxes! I haven’t smiled this much in a long time! when I was unboxing and looking at all the wonderful surprises that was in it, It’s like they personally know me.” – Cidney S.

Date Night Box Subscription

Date Night Box Subscription

From $23.33 per box
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The creation of a team of marriage and family therapists, each monthly box is designed to strengthen any relationship, delivering a themed date that includes challenges and activities to give couples a night of intimate fun and laughs!

Shipping: Your first box will ship within 5 business days of the order being placed. Your subscription renews on the same day of the month as your first order based on your subscription type (month-to-month, three-month, or six-month). All renewing shipments (your second shipment and onward) will ship within 10 business days of the renewal date.

Customer Review

“We loved our date with Date Crate. It took a moment to get over the awkward feeling of trying something new but it ended up sparking lots of conversation and laughter we otherwise wouldn't have had. We're trying out our second date crate tomorrow!” – Surrey A.

Monthly Premier Paletteful Pack

Monthly Premier Paletteful Pack

From $39.90 per box
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Paletteful Packs brings artists open-ended creativity! These monthly gift sets include a curated selection of top-quality art supplies and materials.

Shipping: Orders placed by the 30/31st will ship on the 1st. All boxes ship on the 1st of each month.

Customer Review

“I bought this for my teen who has taken 3 years of art. There was so much in the box!! Supplies are well worth the price, copiac markers in our set and good quality paper. We have now ordered 3 month subscription. Looking forward to creating new art pieces with supplies. Satisfied momma.” – Michelle T.

Monthly Mocktail Box - Raising the Bar

Monthly Mocktail Box - Raising the Bar

From $60.00 per box
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This delicious subscription service features alcohol-free beverage kits that make it easy to mix sparkly, seasonally-flavored concoctions. Get them prepped with all they'll need, like fresh spices, handcrafted syrups, barware and more.

Shipping: Boxes ship out mid-month.

Customer Review

“Love, love, love this gift! Fantastic box - thoroughly enjoyed every detail. I was especially impressed with the thoughtful garnish - which was included. We already purchased more of the sparking NA wine and mixer. Great way to get turned on to new products/vendors for those of us not imbibing.” – Rachel K.

The Ultimate BBQ Experience

The Ultimate BBQ Experience

From $40.99 per box
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Have a grill master in your life? This subscription box delivers premium BBQ sauces, dry rubs, and grilling surprises monthly, plus pitmaster-approved recipes and exclusive deals from award-winning suppliers.

Shipping: Your first box ships within 72 hours. Subsequent shipments will ship on or before the 9th of each month. Please allow 5-7 business days for your order to arrive. Free U.S. shipping! International shipping is $19.99/box. IMPORTANT: Giving a subscription as a gift? Remember to print or email our gift notification cards if you need one.

Customer Review

"Love these boxes! Always a great surprise as we grill a lot and what’s inside are products we are trying out for the first time." — Susan T.

Hot Sauce of the Month Club - Monthly

Hot Sauce of the Month Club - Monthly

From $14.99 per box
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Aficionados at the Heat Hot Sauce Shop are bringing the heat to everyone who claims hot sauce as their favorite condiment with the Hot Sauce of the Month Club. The atomic-sauce experts put their skills to good use, selecting 1 or 3 full-size bottles of award-winning hot sauces in a preferred heat range.

Shipping: Orders placed now will ship January 1st. You can use our printable gift notes or send a gift email to notify the recipient. If you'd like to have your box shipped early, let us know by replying to the confirmation email.

Customer Review

"I bought this as a gift for my boyfriend and so far it’s amazing! He loves putting hot sauce on his eggs in the morning and this subscription is such a fun way for him to try different kinds of hot sauce and so far he’s loving it!" - Emma P.

TheraBox | Self Care Box

TheraBox | Self Care Box

From $34.99 per box
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Therabox is a monthly gift box that can help any woman welcome more happiness into her day-to-day life. Thoughtfully curated by therapists who aspire to spread delight, each box features 5-7 treats that have been intentionally selected to help calm the mind and inspire joy, including organic skincare and bath products, aromatherapy, journals, teas and #goodvibesonly.

Shipping: ✨ Reserve your “ESCAPE” TheraBox today with over $170+ worth of wellness goodies to get you ready for sun, sand, sea and self care! from head to toe! ✨ Reserve now and your box will ship between 24th-29th of June

Customer Review

"I’m always amazed at the size and quality of the products I receive each month. They’re not the small sample sizes many subscription boxes send you. The products are always amazing and things I would never think to buy for myself but end up loving!" - Lauren M.

He Time by My Me Time Box

He Time by My Me Time Box

From $62.50 per box
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Men can also appreciate a great beauty box especially when it comes to luxury essentials. He Time By My Me Time is a great gift for men who may be looking to try new and premium grooming and lifestyle products. Each box includes 8 to 10 items such as skincare and body products, aromatherapy, accessories, and gourmet goodies.

Shipping: Next shipment JUNE BOX SHIPS 06/08/24 IN TIME FOR FATHER'S DAY Ship every 3 months Shipping Schedule *March 10, 2023 *June 5, 2023 *September 10, 2023 *December 5, 2023

Customer Review

“I bought a two-box subscription for my 20-something son. He opened the first one under the Christmas tree and loved it. His second box just arrived. It is even better than the first. I am very impressed with the selection and how the items complement each other.” – Robin D.

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