With Mother’s Day around the corner (whoo!) I’ve been looking at Mother’s Day gifts my own strong, progressive mom would love — and frankly, that I’d love from my own kids. Not that I don’t adore the handmade cards and hand-painted jewelry boxes most of all, but there’s always something cool about giving a Mother’s Day gift that shows you really really know what makes her tick.
When I came across the Intersectional Rosie Riveter print by Chicago artist Tyler Feder — via a post on Sally Kohn’s instagram feed — I immediately fell in love with all of her work.
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You can find lots of fantastic strong women prints at her Etsy shop, Roaring Softly, including the cool Strong as Hell print which depicts a ton of, well, strong-as-hell women in the shape of a heart; an exuberant You Go Girl print (though the L may make it a little too edgy for Mother’s Day); and the wonderful Magical Girls print which is her clever fan tribute to Disney princesses cum powerful boss women.
Another favorite for more political-minded mamas: the Michelle Obama “When they go low…” print.
Oof, what I wouldn’t do for her arms.
I also tracked down the Roaring Softly shop on Society 6, where you can grab those same prints framed (nice!), plus plenty of Tyler’s designs as mugs, t-shirts, phone cases, tote bags, stationery, laptop cases and more.
And what’s even better is that all her items support an independent artist as opposed to a generic knock-off company churning out “She Persisted” t-shirts on Amazon with bad typography.
Oh, and she also offers the Intersectional Rosie Riveter t-shirt that was on Sally’s feed (I’m a resourceful googler!), though you’ll have to order it in women’s sizes for both of you, if you want matching mom-daughter tees for Mother’s day.
As far as I’m concerned, that would be the coolest matching set for Mother’s Day, ever.