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Bjork Print

Birdsong: A Melody for Motherhood

Regular price $19.99 USD
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This beautiful little book, an illustrated poem, will be a balm in the hands of any person who knows intimately the demands of caring for children.

If you've been the caretaker of a child or children, you know the delicate balance between wanting to leave it all and fly on to other dreams and the absolute and whole joy of choosing to stay close to the nest. 

This book is meant to be given as a gift and comes with lined pages at the end that could serve for the giver to write a note of encouragement or empathy or for the receiver to contemplate their own journey.


  • 8 x 10 hardcover with protective dust jacket
  • 32 pages of original watercolor artwork by Shelby Kregel
  • Lined spread for personalization
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Care Instructions

Follow these instructions carefully to avoid fading and cracking of the print, and shrinking the garment that can occur if you wash or dry it on a high setting.

Tees: Machine wash cold, inside-out, with similar colors on a gentle cycle.  No fabric softeners.  Tumble dry low, or hang-dry for longevity.  Cool iron inside-out if necessary.  Do not iron on printed area.  Do not dry clean. 

Sweatshirts: Machine wash warm.  Inside out, with like colors.  Tumble dry low but hang-dry works best.  Cool iron if needed.  Do not dry clean.

Stickers: To apply sticker, first clean and dry the surface area with a lint free cloth.  Apply sticker.  Sticker is permanent once placed on desired area.  Stickers are waterproof and dishwasher safe.  Use any adhesive remover to remove sticker.  Sticker will lose its 'stickiness' once removed with adhesive remover and cannot be reused.      

Shipping & Returns

Tees are made to order.  Please expect longer production and delivery times (10-14 days).  An estimated delivery date is listed under the ‘add to cart’ button.  Our 'made to order' process allows us to minimize overproduction {which is good for the earth} and allows us to put our resources into creating more unique and fun designs for you {which is fun for both of us}. Thank you for your thoughtful purchase and helping us minimize overproduction! 

Sticker and Book orders will be shipped the following business day and separate from any tees you had included in your order.  Expect delivery 3-5 days after package leaves our warehouse. 

All sales are final.  If anything from your order shows up misprinted or damaged reach out to us within 2 weeks of the delivery date and we will make it right!  Click here for full details on how to submit a claim for misprinted or damaged items. 

Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Natalie Townsend

A beautifully written and illustrated tribute of love. Birdsong is thoughtful and tender journey that is certain to move all who read. A true keepsake.

Brooke Everett
Every mom in your life needs this book!

I absolutely love this book and the story it tells. Every mom and caregiver of children can relate to these words. The water color artwork is gorgeous too! 💗💗

Whitney Shurtz
The perfect gift for all moms or soon to be moms!

I was truly touched by this book! Everything about it is beautiful— from the illustrations to the message! It is the perfect gift for mothers of all stages in life :)

Love it!

I loved this book! The poem is beautifully written and makes me feel so validated as a mother! A great gift for any new mother or just to keep for yourself to be reminded how beautiful motherhood is!!

Love love love

This book hits home on so many levels. It’s hard not to get emotional while reading this beautiful book. The words describe the beauty and sacrifice of motherhood perfectly. The illustrations are beautiful as well. This is the perfect gift to mothers. Love love love.