Grab a box of tissues and one of these books before putting your baby to bed! Children of all ages love a good read, but some of their favorite board and picture books are quite the tearjerkers for postpartum or weepy mothers. Love You Forever may be the most notoriously weepy children's book. The tale of a mother's love for her son that never ceases is heartfelt, but when she utters the stories refrain, "I love you forever, I’ll love you for always. As long as I’m living, my baby you’ll be." I defy you to not shed a tear. The story's role reversal, as the grown man cares for his elderly mom, is a scene that many moms aren't prepared to handle.
But Robert Munsch’s children’s book isn't the only one that has parents wiping back tears: read on for some more books that should come packaged with a box of Kleenex.
Check out five other tear-jerking texts that sensitive moms might want to permanently shelve!