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

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?


10" Large Indoor Plant Box

From $100.00 per box
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Plants make people happy! And while custom bouqs are gorgeous, the life of parents is all about practicality, making the House Plant Box a great option. Opt for a one- month, three-month or a year-long subscription and help them fine-tune their green thumb with some of Mother Nature's finest creations. Choose the best option to send 1-2 unique house plants. And be sure to select the pet-friendly box if their are fur babies at home, too!


Habitation Box

From $80.00 per box
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Send a gift to breathe new life into their home decor with Habitation Box. This luxe monthly subscription box focuses on neutral-toned home goods that are curated to suit a wide range of color and design aesthetics. Give them an instant seasonal spruce-up with an assortment of high-quality, timeless classics, including warm throw blankets, kitchen accessories, baskets and more.


Jerky Snob

From $15.49 per box
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What do parents seemingly always have on hand? Snacks! And, for good reason. The need to refuel throughout the day cannot be underestimated. Well, snacks are Jerky Snob's specialty! Curating only the best small-batch artisanal jerky on the market, this box is perfect for those who want a protein-packed snack that's easy to toss in a bag and go. Enjoy classics, like Hickory BBQ, and original flavors, like spicy Peri-Peri Pepper!


Oh Baby Boxes

From $39.99 per box
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Let's face facts. New parents can use all the help they can get! Ease a new or expecting Mama into her motherhood journey with Oh Baby Boxes. It's not just Amazon who does monthly deliveries. This subscription is tailored around the baby's due date and curated by the experts to showcase practical, premium products that will grow alongside bump or baby, including healing necessities and mom-vetted picks.


Deadbolt Mystery Society

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Parents of teens and those with adult children can get behind a gift subscription to The Deadbolt Mystery Society, a DIY mystery in a box that will push the whole family to flex those mental muscles, solving puzzles and unraveling clues. With 5-star reviews from players of all ages, invite everyone (from the 13 year old on up) to join in a mystery filled with intriguing characters, suspenseful storylines and loads of fun!


My Coffee and Book Box (12 Ounce Bag of Gourmet Coffee, 2 New Hardcover Books, and an eBook selection)

From $31.99 per box
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What's Included: Ideal for coffee-loving bibliophiles, My Coffee and Book Club delivers her the chance to unwind with a new book while sipping top-quality brews from her favorite coffee mug. Each monthly delivery features a unique 12oz bag of micro-roasted gourmet coffee, in either whole bean or ground, plus 2 new hardcover books in her favorite genre and a free ebook as an extra bonus.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. in 2 business days from ordering, then on the 1st of future months


Sock Yarn Box

From $40.00 per box
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Southern Skeins is the perfect jumping-off point to get crafting from the comfort of home. Knitters, crocheters, and fiber-art crafters can get their stitch fix from the first month on with high-quality supplies at a great price. They'll take their one-of-a-kind creation from concept to completion with a yarn club that sends colorful hand-dyed yarns, surprise extras, and an occasional pattern.


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

From $50.00 per box
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Your parents are particular about what they pour into their wine glasses, but you're out of your element when it comes to selecting the perfect bottle. Enter the Standard Wine Club by He Wines, She Dines, a monthly box that handpicks delicious wines for every subscriber! Your loved ones will let the wine pros know the ins and outs of their preferences, then receive a selection of 3 bottles picked to match.



From $55.49 per box
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What's Included: Hopebox is a bestselling, 5-star gift box that brings handmade treasures and the soulful stories behind them! Sourced from family-based businesses, retiree co-ops, and small-scale artisans, give Mom a monthly dose of cheer with a charming mix that includes an assortment of self-care and smile-worthy goodies, hand-poured candles, and adorable crocheted keepsakes.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. within 1-2 business days from ordering


Date Night Box Subscription

From $20.00 per box
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Instead of gifting them a night out on the town filled with beauty products, primping, wining and dining, send them a date night to enjoy at home in their comfiest duds. Crated with Love sends a mix of couples challenges and fun activities that are designed to inspire laughter and build communication. Every themed box is curated by marriage and family therapists, sending everything from DIY crafts to mood-setting Spotify music playlists.


Monthly Premier Paletteful Pack

From $36.50 per box
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Art and creativity can easily get put on the back burner for parents who find themselves stretched to their limits. Paletteful Packs is a great gift to inspire them and give them the spark they need to reignite a passion. Every box follows a thoughtful theme and comes loaded with top-quality art supplies. Plus, they can tune into product and technique demos on YouTube to get the most out of their monthly happy mail.


Mother Snacker

From $52.00 per box
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What's Included: Moms are in go-mode from the moment their feet hit the ground, so it's time to treat Mom to a sweet break with the Mother Snacker Dessert Discovery Box. Perfect as an indulgent care package or a holiday gift, she'll open to find 5-7 items, including full-size artisan-made confections and treats, top-shelf beauty products, energizing drinks and plenty of uplifting and supportive words!

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. within 1-3 business days from ordering, with renewals shipping around the 15th of the month


Monthly Mocktail Box - Raising the Bar

From $49.00 per box
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Fun-loving parents who prefer to pass on the Japanese sake, whiskey, and all other spirits can enjoy some lighter libations with a Mocktail Box from Raising the Bar. 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.


American Cocktail Club

From $38.99 per box
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And, for parents who prefer their beverages spiked, there’s the American Cocktail Club. Learn from the best as master mixologists curate a craft cocktail kit complete with all the fixings and garnishes. From the first box, they'll be celebrating a different spirit each month by whipping up drinks to serve 4. Grab the Everything Box to save a trip to the store, or opt for the Everything But the Booze Box for those with a well-stocked home bar.


The Ultimate BBQ Experience

From $32.99 per box
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Grilling essentials are just what parents need to make backyard barbecues easier (and tastier) than ever. With The Ultimate BBQ Box from the Grill Masters Club, not only will they enjoy premium grilling goodies, like spice rubs, hot sauces, marinades, and smoking chips, but they'll also be able to join an active online community filled with delicious recipes and expert tips and tricks.


EatTiamo - Italian Food Box

From $89.00 per box
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Send them a traditional family-style Italian meal with a gift subscription to EatTiamo. Every monthly box brings a variety of full-size gourmet food items that showcase regional cuisine from around the country, including high-end pastas, traditional veggie sauces, spreads and simple recipes. Cook up a meal to serve 4 people and take some time to savor authentic, flavorful Italian dishes.


Hot Sauce of the Month Club - Monthly

From $14.99 per box
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One of the best selling gift sets on the market, if Mom and Dad like to spice things up in the kitchen, you can't go wrong with the Hot Sauce of the Month Club. Sending either 1 or 3 bottles of artisanal hot sauces in a preferred heat range, they'll sample award-winning, mouth-watering sauces that are sweet, tangy, fiery and everything in between.


TheraBox | Self Care Box

From $35.00 per box
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We challenge you to find anyone who needs self-care more than parents. And, since the time management struggle of parenthood is real, send a gift that puts self-care on autopilot with TheraBox. One of the hottest gift boxes on the Cratejoy marketplace, they'll unbox an assortment of wellness essentials, including aromatherapy products, organic bath and skincare goodies, and a happiness activity, too!


He Time by My Me Time Box- September BOX

From $62.50 per box
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A mix between a self-care subscription and a manly beauty box, He Time by My Me Time Box is a great way to show Dad he's worthy of some extra TLC. Designed specifically for men, every monthly box delivers a mix of premium stylist-recommended grooming necessities and lifestyle essentials that will have him looking and feeling his best, including skincare products, everyday carry items and gourmet treats.