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55 Healthy Stocking Stuffer Ideas To Help You Raise Healthy Kids!

 

55 Healthy Stocking Stuffer Ideas To Help You Raise Healthy Kids!

The holidays can be a hard time to keep eating healthy, especially for kids. So, do yourself a favor and check out these healthy stocking stuffer ideas!

Not all of the ideas below are food, as you’ll see. But, the food ideas below for stocking stuffers are healthier than you average Christmas candy!

If you’re like me, then you probably remember your Christmas stocking being stuffed full of candy bars, plastic candy canes full of chocolates, and more!

But, maybe you’re also like me and have realized since then that giving that much processed sugar to kids is horrible for their healthy. I’m sorry, but even on Christmas, kids should not have that much sugar!

So, let’s start a new trend! Let’s fill those stockings with healthy alternatives and items that your kids will love and/or actually use- no junk, no trinkets to clutter their rooms and hurt your feet when you end up stepping on them!

Find out how below!


Eating healthy during this time of year, and other times, can be so hard for so many people, I’ve actually started writing an ebook on how to overcome your healthy eating excuses! Perfect for keeping your family eating healthy no matter what!

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Some questions you may have about stocking stuffers for kids…

What are some good stocking stuffer ideas? 

Some of the best stocking stuffer ideas tend to be small snacks, you probably remember candy in your stocking, just as I remember. Along with small trinkets and other items.

Other good stocking stuffer ideas are:

  • a calendar for the next year
  • new hygiene items (toothbrush, bath puff, etc.)
  • inexpensive jewelry
  • socks and underwear
  • small toys (not cheap, but inexpensive)
  • blocks
  • play doh or slime
  • art supplies (crayons, colored pencils, etc.)
  • and much more!

What you get depends a lot on what you can find, get ideas for, and afford! Which brings us to the next question.

 

Where can I buy cheap stocking stuffers? 

You can buy cheap stocking stuffers almost anywhere; Walmart, the dollar store, any grocery store near you, even online!

But, do yourself and kids a favor and don’t just buy them ‘cheap’ stocking stuffers. Think more along the lines of inexpensive. When we think of cheap, we tend to go to the store and look at the selection that the store lays out as cheap stocking stuffers for kids. These tend to be super cheap items that are likely to break or go missing before the New Year!

So, don’t just look in the ‘stocking stuffer’ section at the store when buying stocking stuffers, be a little more open minded.

 

What can I buy for $5? 

There are plenty of things you can buy as stocking stuffers that cost less than $5. Just again, try to avoid the ‘stocking stuffer’ section at the store, as those items are cheap, but not inexpensive for what they are.

Better options for items $5 and under are:

  • organic chocolate bar
  • plastic character water bottle
  • bath puff
  • character toothbrush
  • deodorant (if they’re at an age that they need it)
  • character soap
  • hot wheels
  • small dolls
  • small stuffed animals
  • crayons
  • and more!

It all depends on the way you think about it. Think outside the box and don’t rely on the store to tell you what to buy!

 

Are you supposed to wrap stocking stuffers?

No, there is no reason to wrap stocking stuffers. Not unless you’ve hidden an expensive gift in the stocking and want it to really be a surprise!

But, if you just have small toys, practical items, and individually wrapped food in the stocking, then there’s really no need to wrap them with wrapping paper first, especially for little kids. Maybe you would with teens, and more expensive items, then again, my oldest is 7, so I don’t know what a teen wants from a parents perspective.

55 Healthy Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids and MORE!!

STOCKING STUFFER IDEAS: FOOD & KITCHEN ITEMS

1. organic chocolate bar

2. trail mix

3. healthier versions of favorite candy

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4. peeler

5. stainless steel straw

6. measuring cups & spoons

7. silicone baking cups

8. fun fruit cutters (animals or shapes)

9. baking apron

10. oven mitt

 

STOCKING STUFFER IDEAS: FITNESS

11. jump rope

12. earbuds

13. resistance band

14. hairbands

15. headband

STOCKING STUFFER IDEAS: HYGEINE

16. bath puff

17. character toothbrush

18. deodorant (if they’re at an age that they need it)

19. character soap

20. hair accessories (such as bows, hairdbands, etc.)

21. face wash

22. razor & shaving cream (if they need it, yet)

23. shampoo & conditioner

24. lotion for dry skin

25. hair brush

 

STOCKING STUFFER IDEAS: PRACTICAL GIFTS

26. plastic character water bottle

27. a calendar for the next year

28. socks

29. underwear

30. belts

 

 

STOCKING STUFFER IDEAS: SMALL TOYS

31. hot wheels

32. small dolls

33. small stuffed animals

34. blocks

35. small toy sets

 

STOCKING STUFFER IDEAS: ARTS, CRAFTS, AND MORE!

36. pens

37. pencils (#2 and artistic ones)

38. ruler

39. paper (white, construction, colored, etc.)

40. crayons

41. colored pencils

42. pencil sharpener

43. a good eraser

44. paints

45. water colors

46. paint brushes

47. chalk

48. play doh

49. slime

50. coloring books

STOCKING STUFFER IDEAS: EVEN MORE!!

51. inexpensive jewelry

52. small book

53. bubbles

54. favorite character dish set

55. something unique just for them!

So, what do you put in a Christmas stocking? 

Really, it’s up to you and what you think your child would like.

You can use the ideas above, order off Amazon where you can (nothing better than having your Christmas shopping delivered to your door so you can avoid the bad driving this time of year!), or pick up an item here or there while out getting groceries.

I like putting practical little gifts in my girls stockings, and I think my girls like them, too! Especially when it comes to any type of art supplies, which are practical and fun!

Leave a comment to share what you’re going to put in your children’s stockings this year!

And, share which healthy stocking stuffer ideas you like best!

Be sure to grab this gift tracker to remember who you’ve bought for and what you’ve bought. Print it out, or edit it on your computer, phone, or tablet, so keep it a bit more secure so others won’t see what they’re getting for the Holidays! (Plus, who doesn’t have their phone on them while shopping, make this Holiday Season a bit easier on yourself and download this PDF.)

The Best Gifts for Work At Home Moms

The Best Gifts for Work At Home Moms

Are you a work at home mom and unsure what to ask for as gifts for work at home moms?

We tend to do that, don’t we?

We make Christmas lists for our kids, our spouse, our friends; everyone around us. But, we don’t tend to make lists for what we want!

Maybe it’s because we don’t know what we want, or it’s that we value buying for others more than asking for gifts. Maybe it’s just part of being a mom and giving ourselves to others.

But, there may also be some people in our lives who actually want to buy gifts for us, things that we want, or need. Maybe they’re sick of buying us gift cards or gifting us cash; because they know we’ll just spend it on groceries, or on our kids.

If you’re in this spot, then be sure to check out the gift ideas below!

The gift ideas below are specific for work at home moms, because that’s what I am, so I know what we need/want, and what we will value. Whether something we want, something practical, or something to help us better ourselves and our lives. Because, why else are we work at home moms, if it’s not to have a better life!

 


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The Best Gifts for Work At Home Moms

There are many ways us work at home moms can better ourselves and our lives with simple gifts from those want to give to us! But, the three main categories for the gifts below will be:

  • Your Mind and Well-being
  • Nutrition
  • and Fitness!

These are the best topics to receive gifts in as a work at home mom because they are practical, will help you stay healthy (aka- prevent you from sitting on your butt 24/7) and will help your mind grow even more!

 

Your Mind and Well-being

As a work at home mom, we tend to get stressed often; we need a way to help us stay sane, grow our mind, and give to ourselves so we don’t burnout! We can do this through many things, the best ways being the following;

books

It’s nothing new to know that reading is one of the best ways to expand our minds! Whether it’s reading about productivity, eating well, or anything else that pertains to our life or our business. Owning more books can only of great benefit to us. So, be sure to put a couple of books on your Christmas list, for yourself, this year! I’ve even started to enjoy reading books on my phone with the Amazon Kindle App (hint- Kindle Unlimited Plans on Amazon can be given as a gift)!

 

music

Music is also great for our minds and well-being. It can soothe us, energize us, and more! Try out Amazon Music here for free, before asking for it as a gift! Or, you can always just use Itunes, like my husband does!

 

money for self-care necessities

Yes, asking for just money can be dangerous for those of us who give so much of ourselves to our families. However, there are some things that would be easier to ask for the cash for, than the gift itself. Such as;

  • hair cuts
  • hair care items
  • glasses/contacts
  • hygiene products
  • make up if you use it
  • and more!

If at all possible, ask for a gift card, you know, to help you spend it on yourself instead of someone else!

 

Nutrition

Being a mom, working from home, and most likely caring for children at the same time (or losing sleep in order to work), keeping our energy up and staying healthy are vital! There are few things that can help us to keep our energy up, mostly it’s up to what we eat, drink, and how often we move our bodies. This is why being prepared and making life easier on us in the kitchen is so important!

a good blender

I can’t express this enough! Having a good blender will make drinking your vitamins and minerals so much easier! Green smoothies can do so much good for our energy levels. It can leave you completely revived after feeling sluggish on the couch all morning, and provide you with the nutrients you need to get through more! And, as much as I’d love to have this blender, I settle for either this blender or this one!

 

food processor

Food processors can help you make many things! It’s kind of like a blender, but much stronger, you can even grind oats into flour with it or make your own nut butters! I love to make date bars with mine. They have plenty of protein, omega 3’s, and even more healthy nutrients to them, which make them a great power snack for myself or girls while I work!

 

healthy cookbooks

The exact type of cookbook will be up to you and your eating preference, however, I know this one is great, along with this one and this! Be sure to check them out and peruse through the other books to see if you find anything else you like!

For even more suggestions, be sure to check out: The Best Gifts for New Vegans

 

Fitness

Being a work at home mom, it can be a challenge to get in a fitness routine! If you’re lucky, then you get to actually go to a gym to workout. If you’re like me and get almost no time to yourself, then you’ll need to get a little creative; workout videos and simple at home exercises will become your friend! But, there are a few other things you’ll need to make working out at home a bit easier; check the items below.

yoga pants

Ok, so whether or not you’re into fitness, and keeping your body in good shape and increasing your energy; you’re going to want yoga pants! They’re not only great for yoga and other exercise routines because of their stretch, they’re also super comfy. Just don’t let their comfy-ness make you less productive when you work. These ones even have pockets!!

 

workout bra

Having a supportive workout bra is very important for any mom who workouts, whether at home, outside, or in the gym. This is a non-negotiable. My favorite workout bras, that are supportive, have actually come from Victoria’s Secret, but any that are supportive enough should work. It just so happened that I used to have a Victoria’s Secret card and they had really good sales a few years ago, not only on the item itself, but also with getting ‘free’ items along with the original purchase. (In other words, I bought a sports bra and yoga pants on ‘clearance’, and got a ‘free’ robe.) And, they of course, don’t have the one I have for sale anymore, but this one is a best seller on Amazon and super affordable!

 

sneakers

If you only workout indoors then you’ll need a dedicated pair of sneakers to workout in. My favorites are Nike’s. I recently had to buy my second pair ever for working out. I didn’t know I’d need to wear sneakers when picking up my daughter from school last year. My 3 year old was fast and seemed to want to get all her energy out during pick up! You don’t have to have expensive name brand shoes, though, cheap ones should work, too. Just don’t wear them outdoors for regular activities if you plan on using them for exercising indoors.

 

yoga mat

Whether you have carpets or hardwood floors, you’re going to want a yoga mat to workout on. It’s easier to grip when doing push ups, and makes the floor a tad bit easier to lay down on for sit ups and other exercises. You may want to consider buying each one of your kids a yoga mat, too! My girls are always trying to workout with me.

 

free weights

The last item on this list is free weights. They don’t have to be heavy ones, just heavy enough to be a bit of a challenge with the exercises you choose to use them for. As moms, we certainly need our strength, so don’t think you can get away with simply doing a cardio workout. Be sure to do workouts that include cardio, strength training, and stretching!

 

There are many gifts for work at home moms to choose from!

Which ones are you going to ask for this year?

What is most important to you?

Honestly, I think the category on growing our minds would be the most fun to get presents from. But, it’s always nice to be practical and keep healthy, too! That’s why we started to work from home, right? To be practical. It’s far cheaper to stay home with our kids and work in any time slot we can find, than to work outside the home and pay someone else raise our kids.

Reply in the comments which gifts for work at home moms you would like to receive this year!

The Best Gifts for Work At Home Moms

Be sure to grab this gift tracker to remember who you’ve bought for and what you’ve bought. Print it out, or edit it on your computer, phone, or tablet, so keep it a bit more secure so others won’t see what they’re getting for the Holidays! (Plus, who doesn’t have their phone on them while shopping, make this Holiday Season a bit easier on yourself and download this PDF.)

The Best Gifts for New Vegans

The Best Gifts for New Vegans

Did one of your friends or family members recently started being vegan? Looking for the best gifts for new vegans?

Whether you are vegan yourself and forgot which items helped you with the transition, or have no idea what a vegan would like for Christmas; I’m sure you’ll find this gift guide helpful!

As a heads up, all of the Christmas gift ideas below are to help with food preparation, and not any other aspect of a vegan lifestyle. As eating vegan has the most impact on improving health and helping to save the planet, rather than the other aspects of vegan living.

Changing the diet can also be the most difficult, and having the right tools in the kitchen can be vital to keeping up the habit!

 


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Questions Your May Have Before Buying a New Vegan Christmas Gifts That’ll Help Their New Eating Habits…

What are good gifts for vegans? 

In reality, good gifts for vegans are almost the same as for non-vegans. Just don’t buy them a leather jacket, shoes, or milk chocolate…be careful with buying make-up, as well.

If you’re looking for specific to help someone succeed with eating a vegan diet then you may want to consider:

 

What do you buy a vegan for Christmas?

Now, to get more specific here, what you get a vegan for Christmas may differ slightly from a gift for another holiday or their birthday. For example, for Christmas, you could buy them a vegan cookbook, vegan holiday cookbook, vegan candy, or even bake them some vegan Christmas cookies!

But, just because they are vegan doesn’t mean you need to get them something that has to do with food. Though, if there are any vegan restaurants in the area, that would also be a great idea; to gift them a gift card to there!

As long as the gift you choose for them doesn’t contain any animal products or harmed any animals in the process, it’s safe to say it’s vegan friendly and can be gifted!

 

What do vegan people like? 

It’s not what vegans like that makes them (us) different, it’s what we don’t like.

We don’t like animal products in our food or used to make our food. In fact, we don’t like animal products in anything we own or come in contact with; such as make-up, clothing, furniture, and more!

We also don’t like contributing to animal suffering, global warming, and the destruction of our planet. Being vegan isn’t just a preference to avoid eating meat, dairy, eggs, and more; it’s also an ethical thing.

 

What are some vegan snacks? 

There’s a common misconception that to eat vegan means to starve. I still remember when I first went vegan and another family member had tried it before and lost weight because they basically starved because they didn’t know how to eat vegan.

And sure, going vegan may be difficult, but it’s easier now, more than it has been in a long time. The only reason people who go vegan feel like they starve themselves is because they don’t know how to eat vegan. Either, they don’t have the time to learn to cook themselves, or they don’t have the money to buy highly processed vegan meals that are ready to eat.

The perceived availability of snacks for vegans could be an issue for some, as well. However, there are many snacks that are ‘accidentally vegan’, such as oreos, chips, and more. Sure, not the healthiest snacks, but they are vegan.

But, there are some more, healthier options for snacks, too. Which include fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds, nut butter, and so many more options that it’s kind of ridiculous for anyone to ‘starve’ on a vegan diet. In reality, more people starve their cells of nutrients on the Standard American Diet, than on a vegan diet. Take it one more step to a plant based diet, and you’re even better off!

Looking for a gift box full of vegan snacks? Check out this one, you also have the option of having the snacks be vegan and high protein, just vegan, or dairy free and gluten free!

 

What chocolate is vegan?

Speaking of snacks and Christmas, many Christmas treats are chocolate!

Don’t worry, vegans can still eat chocolate, just not milk chocolate. Such as:

The Best Gifts for New Vegans

tofu press

Tofu can be a big part of a vegan diet, and having a tofu press handy can save a ton of time, headache, and mess! There are ways to press tofu without a tofu press, but any vegan would surely appreciate one of these. (The other way to press tofu uses two clean plates, a pile of textbooks, and a ton of hope that nothing falls! It also makes a huge watery mess.)

 

veggie spiralizer

With eating more veggies, because when people start eating vegan they also tend to include healthier food, such as veggies, in their diets more; you need more and different ways to prepare them and get them into your diet more easily. A veggie spiralizer helps with this by turning veggies into spaghetti, or you can use it with potatoes and make home made curly fries! Just check out the reviews for this one!

 

salad spinner

 

Again, increased veggie intake = more ways we need to eat the veggies, and salads are a great way to get in more leafy greens! Honestly, everyone should have one of these, vegan or not!

 

food processor

Honestly, before I started trying to be vegan, I didn’t even know what a food processor! But, I bought my food processor almost four years ago and I now use it every week during meal prep day! Use it for vegan mac and cheese, date bars, healthy brownies, other no bake desserts, and even for making your own flour! This is one appliance that every vegan needs.

 

a cute ‘vegan’ t-shirt

A cute vegan shirt is absolutely optional for vegans to own, it’s a personal preference. But, if the gift is for someone who likes shirts like the one above and is super proud and committed to being vegan, then it’ll be a great gift!

 

a blender

This is the lowest price I’ve ever seen a nutribullet be! I currently use a nutrininja for my smoothies, and other things, but I loved my nutribullet before it started to make a weird noise. It was completely my fault it started to make a weird noise, though; I wasn’t patient enough when making baby food. Note to self, this time around, wait for fruits and veggies to cool completely before trying to puree.

 

cookbooks

There are so many vegan cookbooks to choose from! And, they’re great, especially for new vegans who don’t know the ins and outs of vegan cooking, yet. Don’t worry, you’ll get there! The cookbook above is one I personally have and love. But, there are vegan cookbooks for every taste, even for the holidays! 

glass meal prep containers

One thing I’ve learned from being a mom and wanting to eat well, is that you need to meal prep to succeed. If you fail to prep, you simply fail, so be sure to add these to your Christmas shopping list! Want some inspiration to go along with these? Check out Hello Nutritarian on Instagram, her fridge photos are famous! #goalfridge

cheesecloth

Don’t be turned away by it’s name, it’s not made of cheese or is only used for cheese; this clothe has many uses. It’s main benefits to most vegans will be in making non-dairy milk at home, such as almond milk, oat milk, and more! There may be other instances in cooking or baking where this comes in handy, as well. I don’t have one of these and I’m not sure why, so I’ve added it to my cart on amazon and can’t wait to get it to make my life easier!

 

quinoa strainer

Quinoa is a big part of a vegan diet, or at least it is for me! This is one item I can not live without. I never needed one until I started making quinoa, but it can be used to drain other things, as well, such as nuts after soaking, beans, and more!

chefs knife and cutting board

Just because it won’t be used for cutting up meat, doesn’t mean it won’t be used. I use my cutting board and chefs knife more now than I did before I was vegan. In fact, I didn’t get nice ones until I became vegan and starting using them more for chopping up fruits and veggies!

So, What do you think is a good gift for a new vegan for Christmas?

There are plenty of great ideas above for what to buy, or ask for as, a new vegan for Christmas! So, what gift is going on your shopping list this year?

I’ve love to know which vegan gift you think is the most valuable and will be used the most!

Please leave a comment below to share which Gifts for New Vegans you think are the best.

The Best Gifts for New Vegans

Be sure to grab this gift tracker to remember who you’ve bought for and what you’ve bought. Print it out, or edit it on your computer, phone, or tablet, so keep it a bit more secure so others won’t see what they’re getting for the Holidays! (Plus, who doesn’t have their phone on them while shopping, make this Holiday Season a bit easier on yourself and download this PDF.)

16 Ideas For What To Get 7 Year Old Little Girl For Christmas

16 Ideas For What To Get 7 Year Old Little Girl For Christmas

Do you need to know what to get 7 year old little girl for Christmas?

It seems like the older our little girls get, the harder it is to buy for them! 7 year olds not only want toys that little girls like playing with, but they are also starting to want things that pre-teens want. It’s like 7 and 8 year olds are ‘pre-pre-teens’.

Believe me, I’m not a fan of this, mostly because it means my little girl is growing up. This is when kids start asking for clothes and accessories from their favorite singer, instead of things with their favorite Disney character on it, at least for my daughter.

So, what do you get a pre-pre-teen? Check out the ideas below, they came from my own 7 year old, not just what I think she wants.

 


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16 Ideas For What To Get 7 Year Old Little Girl For Christmas

Questions you may have before buying gifts for your 7 year old…

What do 7 year olds like to play? 

7 year old girls like to play a lot of different things! From board games and card games, to dollhouse and baby dolls. They like singing and dancing, playing video games, and running around outside! They’re at that age where they can have fun doing almost anything. Take advantage of that and buy them things that will broaden their minds and imaginations and challenge them educationally!

 

What do 7 year olds do? 

7 year olds like to do a lot, such as:

  • play
  • dance
  • sing
  • pretend play
  • dollhouse
  • play with dolls
  • play board games and cards
  • read
  • play video games
  • do arts and crafts
  •  draw
  • and so many more things!

They’re personalities are much more developed now than they have ever been, so specifics on the exact things your daughter will want, I can not say. Yet, below you will find some ideas that they will be sure to love!

 

What are games for 7 year olds?

I’m sure your 7 year old loves plenty of games:

  • video games
  • card games
  • board games (candyland, shoots and ladders, Sorry, and more)
  • outside games (hopscotch, jump rope, hula hoop)

Kids love playing so many different kinds of games. And, it probably wouldn’t be too difficult to find out what your little girl loves; just try asking her!

16 Ideas For What To Get 7 Year Old Little Girl For Christmas

Favorite Character/Actor/Actress/Singer’s stuff…

My 7 year old daughter is obsessed with Jojo Siwa. There isn’t a day that goes by that Jojo’s name doesn’t come up, her stuff is the first thing on my daughters mind when being asked what she wants for Christmas. Her bows, her clothing, bedding, and everything else!

Who does your 7 year old ‘obsess’ over? Maybe they’d like some of the gifts below with their favorite character, actor, or singer, on it!

Bedding for Christmas

Of all the bedding sets from Jojo Siwa, this is my daughters favorite and something she is asking for for Christmas.

 

Dolls

Many girls love to have dolls of their favorite singer or character, just as boys like their figurines and action heroes!

 

Stuffed Animal

Sometimes it’s not the doll of the celebrity they want, but their pet! I remember when I was in elementary school I wanted one of the pets from Harry Potter, because that was big back then, and I was Hermoine for Halloween one year. But, my daughter wants a stuffed animal of Jojo Siwa’s Bow Bow. 

 

Accessories

Jojo Siwa’s most prominent accessory is her bows. They are super popular with young girls, my 7 year old currently has two; for what they are they seem to be a bit on the pricier side. We bought them from Walmart and they were about $8 each! However, there are many other Jojo Siwa accessories that my daughter has also asked for, such as lip gloss, sunglasses, and much more!

 

Water Bottle

My girls know how important water is and how much they should drink in a single day, which is why my 7 year old is asking for a Jojo Siwa water bottle for Christmas this year.

 

Clothes

At 7 years of age, my daughter is starting to ask for clothes for Christmas. If this isn’t a sign of her growing up, I don’t know what is!

Barbies

Along with 7 year old girls wanting grown up gift ideas like clothes and water bottles, they still want things for little girls, like Barbies. And, for some reason they love the sets that have babies in them! Or, maybe that’s just my daughters, and because they have a baby sister, and they enjoy acting out real life interactions with their Barbies and other dolls. See, playing with dolls has a therapeutic aspect to it, in which it helps our kids understand the world around them! (Can you tell I majored in child psychology for a few years!?)

 

18 inch Dolls and Stuff


It seems like toy companies make dolls of almost anything nowadays, or at least any person that little girls would love to have a doll of. This is a doll that my daughter got last year, but if she didn’t already have it, she would be asking for it again this year!

 

Baby Dolls and Accessories


As much as our 7 year olds want to prove to us that they are teens and old enough to do what they want; they still enjoy playing with baby dolls. Whether it’s to pretend to be a mommy like we are to show us they are more mature, or simply to play with! They’re still our little girls!

 

Favorite Character Stuffed Animals

Even 7 year olds love stuffed animals! I don’t think anyone truly outgrows stuffed animals. Sure, they may change the type they like, whether it be cute animals, from their favorite tv show, or something else. But, everyone loves stuffed animals. And, in case you don’t already know by this time- don’t go overboard buying stuffed animals because they’re cute. They tend to accumulate quickly!

 

Favorite Character Figurines

Like mentioned before, kids learn a lot by playing and acting things out. This can be done by playing with dolls, playing house, or playing with toys from their favorite shows! My 7 year old loves many shows, from My little pony to Daniel Tigers Neighborhood and more!

 

Bike

If your daughter doesn’t already have one, then a bike of her own would be a great Christmas present; just make sure you buy one big enough so that she’ll still fit on it 6 months later when it’ll be warm enough for her to ride on it all day long!

Tablet

As much as you may want to keep your kids away from screens, you’ve got to admit, by this age they’ve already had their fair share of them. So, why not get them their own tablet! They love watching shows and playing on apps. They can use it in the car for long drives, or for shorter amount of times at home so you can get some cleaning or work done (if you work at home), you know, so they don’t interrupt you every 2 minutes. And, not all apps are purely for entertainment. There are some great apps for helping kids learn, too. Such as ABC mouse!

2DS or other Gaming System

Whether your think video games are bad for kids or not, they tend to really enjoy them! Plus, playing video games helps your child with hand eye coordination (or knowing how to move the little buttons to make the character do what they want- generally without looking at their hands), spatial recognition, along with math! Both of my older girls (4 and 7) have a 2DS and love it. The one above comes with Super Mario Bros 2, so you may enjoy it, too!

 

Slime

I’m not really sure what the whole hype is with slime and why kids seem to like it so much. Maybe it’s the way it feels in between their fingers, or maybe it’s that other kids promote it in their shows or on youtube, but they really seem to love it and want it. My daughter brought some home from school last year and I was not a fan- it seemed to stick and not come off of anything it was put on. Luckily, she didn’t get it on the carpet, I have a feeling it would be harder to clean than play doh. But, she is still asking for more, and more specifically this slime set.

 

Stuffed Animal


Stuffed animals are on thing that just about any kid will love getting for Christmas (or Easter, their birthday, or any day anytime, really!). Just be careful and don’t go overboard with buying stuffed animals; I know from experience how easily they accumulate! (And yes, I do know this was above, as well, but this idea is for normal cute stuffed animals, not character ones!)

So, What do you buy for your 7 year old daughter?

Battling between little girl and pre-pre-teen, it can start to become difficult to use a generic gift guide for gifts that a 7 year old girl will actually want! This is why the gifts above are ones that you can form to fit your daughters favorite things. Whether they are into nail polish and clothes some days and baby dolls and barbies the next!

Leave a comment!

So, what do you think you’ll get your 7 year old little girl for Christmas?

Be sure to grab this gift tracker to remember who you’ve bought for and what you’ve bought. Print it out, or edit it on your computer, phone, or tablet, so keep it a bit more secure so others won’t see what they’re getting for the Holidays! (Plus, who doesn’t have their phone on them while shopping, make this Holiday Season a bit easier on yourself and download this PDF.)

16 Ideas For What To Get 7 Year Old Little Girl For Christmas

24+ Amazing Christmas Gifts For 4 Year Old Girls

 

24+ Amazing Christmas Gifts For 4 Year Old Girls

Christmas is coming up soon and you may be wondering what to get Christmas gifts for 4 year old girls you should get your daughter this year. Luckily for you, 4 year olds speak a lot better than 3 year olds, so you’re much more likely to be able to ask your daughter what she wants for Christmas and get a good response back!

However, what she tells you may be unrealistic; whether too expensive or not possible (this year or ever), such as if she asks for a pony or a unicorn.

If that’s the case, or if you don’t get a sufficient answer, then check out the gift ideas below! Some are direct gift requests from my daughter, and some are toys or other things she already has and uses every single day!

 


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Questions you may have about gift ideas for 4 year old daughters…

What are the best toys for 4 year olds? 

The older a child gets, the more unique to them gifts they’ll want, as they’re developing their own personalities. So, that should be taken into account when figuring out the best toys for your daughter. Though, these differences may be minor, whereas they may like all the same gift ideas, yet you may need to change out the favorite cartoon character to fit your own childs preferences.

With that said, the best toys for 4 year olds will be ones that help develop their imaginations, their senses, and their mind. Think dolls, dollhouses, art supplies an more!

 

What do 4 year olds like to do?

Believe it or not, 4 year olds like to do many of the things they did a year ago, but they are also at the point where they start to want to do things a little more grown up, too.

For example, a year ago my two daughters (who are now almost 4 and almost 7), didn’t play much together, the younger one couldn’t talk even nearly as well as she can now, so it was harder for them to play pretend (or anything else) together easily. Now, they play together all the time! (Not always nicely, but they can at least understand each other better now.

So, short answer is that 4 year olds like to do what their older siblings do. If they don’t have older siblings, then they’ll still want to do things that older kids would like to do, compared to what toddlers likes to do. This includes (but is not limited to):

  • playing with dolls
  • dollhouse
  • other small character like toys (such as from their favorite show)
  • pretend play (they like to act like puppies and kittens)
  • games on electronic devices (tablets, game systems, etc.)
  •  play kitchen
  • arts and crafts
  • play doh or slime

They start to get more creative at this age as they are able to control what they do more and are starting to be able to hold utensils better. This is the age where some kids even start to write their own names, whether it’s with pen and on their legs and arms (hey, practice is practice, right?), or on paper as it should be!

What do 4 year olds like to play?

As mentioned before, I have an almost 4 year old and almost 7 year old, and it is so much fun to watch them play together! At least until they start fighting….

But, one thing I’ve noticed that my almost 4 year old loves to play is dollhouse, or with baby dolls. They also have a baby sister who is just over 3 months old, so my 4 year old will go around with dolls and care for them like they are real; she’ll pretend to nurse them and change their diapers. It’s quite adorable!

4 year olds also love pretend play and playing with character toys and controlling what the characters say or do. This helps grow their minds and imaginations, along with helping them to understand the world around them better.

For kids, playing is learning, so it’s important to make sure they have toys that will help their minds grow. Luckily, this is quite easy, as almost any toy gives themselves to this, you can find some of these and more ideas below!

Be sure to grab this gift tracker to keep track of who you’ve bought for and what you’ve bought so far this year for the holidays! The PDF is also editable on your phone, so no need to print unless you want to!

24+ Amazing Christmas Gifts For 4 Year Old Girls

Favorite Character Toys



Kids love TV, and as much as you may try to not let them watch it, let’s be real here; they still watch TV and have a favorite show and favorite characters. My daughters favorite show is PJ Masks (which she has always pronounced as Minnie Mouse- another character she likes!).

Maybe your daughter likes PJ Masks, as well. Or, they love a different show, like Doc Mcstuffins, Carebears, My Little Pony, Strawberry Shortcake, Pinkalicious, Paw Patrol, Daniel Tigers Neighborhood, or something else.

Whatever show it is, they are sure to love playing with the characters from it and acting out scenes or making their own ‘show’!

 

Favorite Character Gifts

Along with playing with the characters from their favorite show, they also love having their favorite characters on everything!

From bedding to plates and cups and even their underwear! Kids love showing the world the characters that they love. Here’s a list of items that can usually be found to have characters on them:

blankets

pillows

sheets

wall decals

lamps

piggy banks

plates and cups

pj’s and robes

shirts

underwear and swimsuits

bags

costumes

 

stuffed animal and toys

books

and more!

 

Barbies

Being a psychology major in college and knowing what type of psychological harm playing with barbies could possibly instill in a child, I tried so hard to keep them out of the house…But, they’re on Netflix, too. So, my daughters ended up finding it and watching it and wanting the dolls that go with it. Luckily, barbie is coming to terms that not everyone is alike and has unrealistic bodies, blonde hair and blue eyes. They have made more ‘normal’ figured dolls, and dolls that look different than what we may remember from our own childhoods.

 

Yoga Mat

If you exercise, workout, or do yoga at home and have your own yoga mat, be prepared for your daughter to ask for one, as well! Our daughters love following our example, and providing them for a means to follow our healthier habits is one of the best things we can do.

 

Water Bottle

This is the exact water bottle my daughter has!

Just like with yoga mats, if you keep a water bottle with you at all times, be sure to encourage the same healthy habit in your child! Go get them a water bottle; it doesn’t have to be expensive or even have their favorite character on it. Simply something to keep water in so they can keep sipping it all day long.

 

Stuffed Animal


Stuffed animals are on thing that just about any kid will love getting for Christmas (or Easter, their birthday, or any day anytime, really!). Just be careful and don’t go overboard with buying stuffed animals; I know from experience how easily they accumulate!

 

Baby Dolls


Little girls tend to love playing with baby dolls, whether they have younger siblings or not! They see what a good mommy you are being and want to be just like you. So, why not buy them their own new baby and accessories for Christmas this year?!

Coloring Books and Art Supplies

This is such a fun age, at 4, because they are so creative and imaginative. They start to want to create things and are much better at holding drawing utensils and other things at this age. The weird drawings of people they were making a year ago are becoming more defined and easier to recognize as human! 4 year olds also love making crafts, with everything an anything. For some parents, myself included, supervising and cleaning up arts and crafts can be something we don’t tend to like to do daily. This only makes the time we allow them to paint and make a mess creating even more special to them! So, check out some of these art supply ideas and start filling up an ‘arts and crafts’ box for Christmas this year!

Tablet

As much as you may want to keep your kids away from screens, you’ve got to admit, by this age they love them and keep them entertained while you get things done. So, why not get them their own tablet! They love watching shows and playing on apps. They can use it in the car for long drives, or for shorter amount of times at home so you can get some cleaning or work done (if you work at home). And, not all apps are purely for entertainment. There are some great apps for helping kids learn, too. Such as ABC mouse!

2DS or other Gaming System

Whether your think video games are bad for kids or not, they tend to really enjoy them! Plus, playing video games helps your child with hand eye coordination (or knowing how to move the little buttons to make the character do what they want- generally without looking at their hands), spatial recognition, along with math! Both of my older girls (4 and 7) have a 2DS and love it. The one above comes with Super Mario Bros 2, so you may enjoy it, too!

Play Doh and Slime

For some reason some 4 year olds love toys and other things to play with that make a huge mess! Such as play doh and slime. Sure, it’s great for their sense of touch and learning how to mold things. But, it’s not so great for carpets. So, be sure to keep this at the table or place a plastic mat down to avoid having to spend hours combing it out of the rug!

So, What do you buy for your 4 year old daughter?

With so many different personalities there are for four year olds, it can start to become difficult to use a generic gift guide for gifts that they’ll actually want! This is why the gifts above are ones that you can form to git your daughters favorite things. Whether they are into princesses for superheros!

Leave a comment!

What do you think are the best Christmas Gifts for 4 year old girls are?

Be sure to grab this gift tracker to remember who you’ve bought for and what you’ve bought. Print it out, or edit it on your computer, phone, or tablet, so keep it a bit more secure so others won’t see what they’re getting for the Holidays! (Plus, who doesn’t have their phone on them while shopping, make this Holiday Season a bit easier on yourself and download this PDF.)

24+ Amazing Christmas Gifts for 4 year old girls

20 of The Best Christmas Gifts For Infants

 

20 of The Best Christmas Gifts For Infants

Trying to come up with Christmas gifts to get for your infant this year?

I know how hard that can be, whether you’re trying to figure out if you should buy them things they need or things you believe they may want; it’s not an easy task.

I’ve been in your place before, this year will be the third ‘baby’s first Christmas’ I’ll be having, as my third child was born earlier this year. So, from one mom to another, I wanted to provide you with a list of gifts you can give your baby, and answer some questions you may have!

Keep reading to find out what you should buy your child for Christmas in their first year of life.

 


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Questions You May Have About Christmas Gifts For Babies Under 1 Year…

What do you get a baby for their first Christmas?

There are so many options for what you can get your baby for their first Christmas!

You could buy them things they need, such as:

  • clothes and shoes
  • diapers and wipes
  • cute bottles, sippy cups, or other things they need for eating
  • blankets
  • a large item they may need (high chair, swing, walker, etc.)
  • and more.

Or, you can get them toys and things that you think they may enjoy more, like:

  • a singing stuffed animal
  • blocks
  • noisy toys
  • peek a boo toys
  • an exersaucer
  • books
  • and more.

One thing I would recommend you get your child for their first Christmas is something that says ‘Baby’s First Christmas’ on it, preferably along with the year. Luckily, these aren’t too hard to find! For my girls, we have always made sure they had a ‘Baby’s First Christmas’ ornament with the year of their birth on it. Though, cute Christmas stuffed animals work, too.

Do you buy your baby Christmas presents?

To answer this question, it’s best to know your families traditions and your budget for Christmas.

If you have a tight budget, where you may not have much to spend on Christmas this year; then rest assure that your baby won’t be able to remember what they got for Christmas (if anything) while this young. Generally, kids don’t start to remember much before they start talking.

But, for when they get older and start asking you what they got for Christmas when they were younger, you may want to get them a small present, like mentioned above, that says ‘Baby’s First Christmas’ along with the year on it. That way you have proof they did get presents when they were babies.

If you have a large budget, then you may be instead, wondering if it’s appropriate to buy presents for your baby. In this case, I’d recommend quality over quantity.

From experience, I can tell you just how quick toys start to accumulate for kids, from the time they are born they accumulate so many things it’s not funny. In all seriousness, it really is not funny, especially when they get to the age where they should be cleaning their own room and refuse to because they are overwhelmed with the amount of toys they have,

So, short answer, yes. You should buy at least one present for your child.

How much do you spend on baby for Christmas?

The amount you spend on your baby will again boil down to your budget. Along with how many other people may be buying for them. As well as the number of children you have and will be buying for.
I can tell you, it is very easy to spend a ton of money on your kids for Christmas; to even go further in debt because of it, all because you want your child to have the best Christmas ever.
However, it’s not worth it to go into debt to give your child the ‘Best Christmas Ever’. Especially since when they get older they’ll start to expect every year to get better and better. You’re simply setting yourself up for either failure or super expensive Christmas’ in the future by doing so.
Short answer; as much as you believe fit.
For myself, I’ll try to limit to $100-$200 for my infant this year, which will include toys and needed items.

20 Baby Gift Ideas

Exersaucer

There are many different exersaucers to choose from for your infant! This toy isn’t necessary, but babies always seem to love them. They’re best for infants who can already sit up, but can’t yet walk. It helps them exercise and strengthen their legs, along with entertaining them for a little bit longer amounts of time; so maybe you can finally get something done in your day!  My girls had a piano exersaucer, where the seat in the middle came out so they could continue to use it while toddlers!

 

Play Mats

Babies can have tummy time from day one, and have a nice, clean mat specifically designed to stimulate you baby is great for tummy time! This one has everything to entertain your baby, but take a look at them all to see which one you’d like best for them.

 

Walker

My first two daughters had a baby walker just like the one above when they were babies and they absolutely loved it! (My youngest is quite old enough for one, yet.) And, it may be a coincidence, but my second daughter used it the most and she started walking at 9 months old! So, if your infant doesn’t have one, this may be a good time to consider getting them one!

 

Blankie

If your baby didn’t get a blankie at their baby shower, or when they were born, then you’ll want to get them one for their first Christmas. And, the softer the better. This blanket on Amazon comes in different colors and designs!

Bath Toys

Some babies love bathes, and some don’t. Either way, giving them toys to play with in the tub, once they can take full bathes and sit up, will make it even more fun! Just be sure to dry them out completely after bath time, otherwise they may start to collect mold.

 

Stuffed Animal


Stuffed animals can be so cute and your baby will love it from day one, or at least as soon as they’re able to hold onto it! Just be careful and don’t go overboard with buying stuffed animals; I know from experience how easily they accumulate!

 

Sorting Toys

This sorting toy is a great gift for a baby, especially if they’re closer to a year old than just newly born. Then again, it’s nice to have toys for your baby before needing them. That way, when they get mature enough for that type of toy, you won’t have to worry about spending money when it’s not in the budget.

 

Balls and Blocks

You’ll be doing your child a favor by giving them this simple toy set! The squishy blocks are fun to grab and stack, while the little animals are cute and fun to look at and stick in their mouths. And, the balls have all different textures that are fun and easy to grip and attempt to throw!

Stacking Rings

The bright colors and the challenge of putting the rings on, will bring your child back to these often! At least until they have it completely figured out. But, it’s safe to say that won’t be til after they’re a year old. And, with how affordable these are, anyone would be able to get them!

 

Play Phones and Tablets

As soon as babies learn to grab and push buttons, they’ll be reaching for your phone and remote! They’re just so much fun! Your baby is sure to see the reaction they get from you when they change what’s on the tv, or when they push a button on your phone. Our reaction isn’t of how cute they are, it’s usually one of frustration, at least once they start making a habit of it. So, why not stop them there and give them a toy phone and remote? They still make noises, they’re just not as upsetting to us as the real thing!

 

Babies just love to have what we have! I’m sure it won’t be long until my 3 month old will start grabbing at my older girls tablets. If you’re infant is starting to act the same way, then maybe it’s time to pick up one of these!

 

 

Books for Babies

There are so many wonderful books for babies that you can get, I can’t possibly list them all! But, to give you a few, these are some classics to consider:

 

Musical Books for Baby’s First Christmas

My oldest daughter has this book, and has loved it since she was an infant. I still remember her ‘reading’ it when she was just over a year old. Over and over and over again! It was her favorite book, and one that I didn’t mind either; no losing your voice for you infant loving this book to be read to them!

Musical Toys

Want to start your childs love of music, and making their own music, young? Then you and they will love these instruments for Christmas. And, most  babies love almost all toys that make sounds!

 

Sometimes all babies want are a simple toy, such as a rattle. It makes noise when they shake it, teaching them to shake it again to make noise. So, it teaches the basic principle of cause and effect. Plus, these rattles have soft end to prevent them from accidentally hurting themselves or others; babies don’t have the best grip or aim!

 

Bringing back a classic! Do you remember this from when you were a little kid? (If you’re a millennial like me, then you should!) I just love when toy companies bring back toys that we used to play with so that we can give them to our kids. Bring back those memories and help your child form their own with this xylophone!

 

This soft floor piano will entertain your child for years to come! Seriously, my second daughter got one for her birthday, and even my oldest (who is almost 7) still loves playing with it! So, be your childs hero this year for Christmas, along with many years to come! This would be a great Christmas present for your baby. 

 

Toy Cars

Baby boys and girls will love these toy cars. My mom actually bought cars like this for my second daughter for her first Christmas. She absolutely loved them. Though, these cars may be even more entertaining than the ones my daughter received, as these ones have balls inside that rattle and make noise. Babies just love toys that make noise, plus, these are easier for babies to grip and play with than regular toy cars!

 

Peek-a-Boo or Pop-Up Toys

My dad actually bought my second daughter a pop up toy for her first Christmas, it was one on a pull train, and she loved it. They help babies learn how to figure out how things work and give them a reward, or surprise, each time they are successful! So, believe it or not, it could be considered an educational toy. Though, honestly, almost any toy can be thought of as educational for babies.

 

Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn for Babies

This talking puppy is one that infants will love and smile at from the day they learn to smile through their preschool years! Either the pink one, or any variation of the puppies fisher-price made. Just check out all of the reviews this toy received on Amazon! My girls have the ones with pink ears and blue ears!

So, what do you buy for a baby?

Well, the answer is above, or something like one or more of the items above!

A combination of what your baby needs and what they would enjoy playing with, or that would teach and stimulate them, would be the best bet for what to get them for Christmas in their first year of life!

Leave a comment!

What do you think are the best Christmas Gifts for Infants are?

best Christmas gifts for infants

Be sure to grab this gift tracker to remember who you’ve bought for and what you’ve bought. Print it out, or edit it on your computer, phone, or tablet, so keep it a bit more secure so others won’t see what they’re getting for the Holidays! (Plus, who doesn’t have their phone on them while shopping, make this Holiday Season a bit easier on yourself and download this PDF.)

The Ultimate List of Best Gifts for Bloggers 2019!

 

The Ultimate List of Best Gifts for Bloggers 2019!

Sometimes, we know exactly what to ask for as a gift; other times we don’t. That’s why I put together a list of the best gifts for bloggers. So that you’ll know what to ask for as a gift, to help move your blog and business forward.

Others, who aren’t bloggers, may not understand the passion that goes into blogging, the fact that we love this thing that we can help others with. So, they may not know that what we want, for say Christmas gift or other holidays, are resources to help us and our blogs grow.

So, check out the gifts below and feel free to share this list with your blogger, and non blogger friends. Everyone needs gift ideas for the holidays, here is the gifts that bloggers would like!!

Don’t forget to grab the gift tracker below, you can fill it out on your phone, tablet, or computer; no need to even print it out!


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The Ultimate Bloggers Christmas List

Hosting for WordPress Bloggers

Hosting for my blog was the first Christmas gift for my blog that I was given.

It’s actually what allowed me to start blogging!

So, even if hosting may not be a ‘normal’ gift to give, and can be costly because it generally needs to be paid for at least a year upfront; it’s one of the best gifts a blogger can get, as it enables their blog to stay alive, for at least another year. If one person can’t afford this as a gift, consider having multiple people pitch in for it!

If it’s the first year of blogging, then pricing won’t be so bad, I’d recommend SiteGround, which you can get 1 year for under $100 (including domain name and some security)!

 

Schedulers

Us bloggers, we love our schedulers!
They save us time, give us back our sanity, and prevent us from being consumed by social media 24/7.
Plus, as mom bloggers, we wouldn’t get much traction for our blog traffic without them; we can’t be attached to our computers or phones all day long. We’re first and foremost moms, and if you don’t have a sitter or nanny to watch your kids, then you simply can’t know you’ll have time during the day to post things on Pinterest or Facebook, or anywhere else for that matter!
Here are some helpful schedulers you may want to ask for:
Tailwind – the best Pinterest scheduler out there! This is the only scheduler I personally use. (Use the link in this post for 1 month free!! And then I’d recommend asking for a year of Tailwind as a gift, which is the way I pay for it for myself; it saves you money in the long run and you don’t have to worry about 1 more monthly expense!)
Other social media schedulers I’ve heard good things about:

Like mentioned before, the only scheduler I use is Tailwind, I’ve only heard good things about the other schedulers on the list above, so I can’t personally vouch for them.

 

Other Blogging Tools

Let’s face it, without tools to help us do our jobs, well, our jobs wouldn’t be very easy or even really possible. So, let’s take a look at some of these other tools that we could ask for as gifts to help lesson our financial burden of growing a business!

 

Email Service Providers

Having someone else give us bloggers the gift of paying for our email service provider is like someone else investing in us, or believing in us. Which is much better than just having someone give us money to use on whatever we feel we want or need. If you’re a new blogger, the companies I’d recommend are:

There are other email service providers, as well, such as Drip and Aweber. But, I’ve used both Convertkit and Mailerlite and know that they have the features that bloggers need.

I currently use Mailerlite, which is free to use up to 1000 subscribers. They recently added a new feature to allow it’s users to set up an automation (sequence) for each form you create within the editing section of the forms. Which makes it much more convenient to nurture each subscriber based on what they specifically signed up for, instead of a generic welcome sequence.

So, if you use Mailerlite, this wouldn’t really be a gift until you have over 1000 subscribers.

 

Selling Products We Make

If you’re further along in your blogging journey and have started creating products for your audience, then you may need some of the tools below. Some can be paid annually to reduce the price, which would be a great gift!

Some of these products are:

    • Shopify – a platform to collect payment and send digital products through. This is the platform I use.
    • SendOwl – a platform to collect payment and send digital products through.
    • Teachable – a platform to create courses and collect payment. This is the platform I use. (There is a free version, but only allows you to have up to 10 students.)
    • Thinkific – a platform to create courses and collect payment.
    • MyEcoverMaker – a service where you can create professional looking mock-ups to help promote your product.
    • Canva – a program that allows you to design images, whether for your product itself or to help promote it. There is a free version and a paid version.
    • Stock Photos – sometimes free photos can not be used in paid products, or there may not be a free stock photo that matches the feeling you want your product to give your customers. This would be where paid stock photos come in to play!

 

Bundles of Blogging Resources

Throughout the year, you may see bundles of blogging resources selling for really cheap.

The most popular ones that I know of and have been going on for a few years are The Genius Bloggers Toolkit (which is going to be on sale super soon!) and The BC Stack. I’ve bought both in the past, and I will always buy The Genius Bloggers Toolkit! There are some super exciting resources in it this year! Being an affiliate, I may get early access, and may have already gone through a course or two – so worth the investment!

With these bundles only being available for a short time out of the year, you may not think of them as being good gifts for Christmas. However, they make amazing gifts, and at a great price, too!

Simply ask for an early Christmas present, I guarantee you will still be going through it when Christmas rolls around!

Send this link to whoever wouldn’t mind buying you a blogging gift here, when on sale: The Genius Bloggers Toolkit 2019

 

Ebooks

There are so many different types of Ebooks that us bloggers enjoy; from self improvement, blogging strategies, productivity, and so much more!

Here are some of my favorite ebooks, as a blogger:

    • Pin Signals – This book is mostly about how Pinterest works and how you can use keywords to your advantage and will change the way you think about Pinterest.
    • The 12 Week Year – If you’re struggling to accomplish your goal or stay productive, then ask for this book for Christmas, you’ll thank yourself later!

Courses

The same goes for courses. Here are the ones that have helped me grow my blog:

    • Pinteresting Strategies – This was the first Pinterest book I read and was the first resource that actually helped me grow my traffic. Since the first time I’ve read it, Carly (the blogger who created it), has turned the book into a course and has made it even more useful!
    • Caroline’s Holiday Bootcamp – This was the second resource that helped me grow my blog traffic! If you can get into it when she offers it live, it will do SOO much to help you out, as long as you do the work. This would be a great holiday gift, but you’ll want to take it about 3-5 months before the holidays the following year, as well!
    • Pinterest Launch Plan – This was the third resource that helped me grow my blog traffic, once again! Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or an advanced blogger; I’m sure they’ll be something in this course that you’ll find useful (she calls it an ebook, but it’s on a course website and she has videos that go along with it)!

Cute Office Supplies for Moms Who Work at Home (AKA Blogger Gifts for Her)

Sometimes, as a blogger, you may actually want physical items, such as items to help you stay organized or simply things that make you happy!

These would be the ‘normal’ type of gifts to ask for for Christmas. You know, like cute office supplies, mugs, water bottles, and more to keep in your home office (whether it’s an actual office, or simply a favorite seat on your couch!).

Planner

This is the planner I personally have and would recommend to any woman, not just bloggers! This would be a great gift to ask for, it’s pricey enough to be a nice gift, but not too much that others wouldn’t consider gifting it to you.

Desk Organizers

Do It Scared Mug

Sometimes it’s nice to have something to drink out of that shows you are a blogger. The #doitscared movement was started by Ruth, the creator of the Elite Blog Academy and is a very successful blogger, herself!

 

Water Bottle

 

And More!

Do It Scared Shirt   

Sometimes it’s nice to have something to wear that shows you are a blogger. The #doitscared movement was started by Ruth, the creator of the Elite Blog Academy and is a very successful blogger, herself!

 

Ring Light

They say video is the future of blogging. (As an introvert I’m not a fan of this, but understand why it is this way.) So, I don’t personally have a ring light, but watching others use one, I know how useful they could be! Click the link above to choose the one you like best to ask for.

 

Speaker

(for music if you enjoy listening to music while you work)

Airpods

Comes in handy if you’re trying to listen to podcasts or a course, especially while caring for kids. It’s not as easy for them to yank out of your ears!

Practical Gifts for Bloggers are Practically Unlimited!

Just like with almost everyone else, there are almost and infinite amount of gift ideas for bloggers; from digital to physical products, maintaining or growing your blog to helping you be happy in your own work space.

What you ask for is up to you, but the gifts above would be true gifts for any blogger at any stage.

And, yes, I’ve barely scratched the surface above (I didn’t even get into asking for a camera as a present), but there is something above that I’m sure you would love to receive as a holiday gift!

Feel free to share this post and put in the comments what you would like for gifts as a blogger!

The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Stressed Moms!

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The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Stressed Moms!

Are you a stressed out mom? Or, know one who deserves something nice for Mother’s Day? Check out these gifts for stressed moms below; so you’ll really know what she wants!

Whether it’s more coffee or comfort she’s craving; the gift ideas below will help you out!

 


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Gifts for Stressed Moms

With little ones running around her feet all day, making messes that are just about impossible to clean up, and crying if something doesn’t go their way; no wonder so many moms feel stressed so often!

Who cares about being the perfect super mom, she’s just trying to survive the hours til her husband gets home from work, and hoping he’ll help out with the kids so she can just sit for a few minutes!

Find out what she really wants for Mother’s Day this year with the gift ideas below!

‘May Your Coffee Be Stronger Than Your Toddler’ Coffee Mug

Because you know we need the coffee! And, you know us moms need some strong coffee to get through the day with a toddler! (Trying to keep up with the messes they leave behind, dealing with their strong will to be independent, and fighting them to get them buckled into their carseat- that requires some real strength sometimes!!)

p.s. This mug is microwavable, too! Just sayin’, that’s where my coffee usually ends up for most the day.

Get it HERE. 

Coloring Book for Adults

Sometimes even moms want to color! It’s a great stress relief, and something we can keep all to ourselves; if we put it up high enough, that is!

Get one HERE.

New Yoga Pants


All moms need new yoga pants! But, especially those of us who are stressed…probably because our last clean pair of pants got play-doh on them and you know that stuff doesn’t come out easy!

Get them HERE.

Single Serve Coffee Maker

For the days we went to feel special and have a different flavored K-cup every time we have some coffee. That’s a luxury any mom could enjoy! It’s like having a Starbucks in your own home!

Get it HERE.

A Gift Card to Her Favorite Restaurant

…and someone to go pick up the food so she can relax while she eats. Taking kids to a restaurant will just make her too stressed, and leaving the kids with a sitter costs money. Let her enjoy not having to make dinner for once!

 

Neck Back Massager Pillow with Heat

Every mom deserves a back and neck rub every once in awhile. Unfortunately, even if our kids are sweet enough to try to give us one; they honestly, probably aren’t very good at it. So, get the stressed mom in your life one of these. Or, add it to your cart on Amazon and tell your husband your ideas for mother’s day gifts can be found in your Amazon cart!

Get it HERE. 

An At Home ‘Spa Day’

If you’re looking for something cute, inexpensive, and DIY for the kids to get mom for mother’s day, an at home spa day would be perfect for stressed moms. As long as she doesn’t have to clean up afterwards! My oldest got this book (totally worth the couple of dollars it costs) when she wasn’t even a year old…no spa day for me yet, though…6 years later.

 

Mom Life Hoodie

Because sometimes we’re just too stressed to care about what we wear, and it’s easier to just put a comfy hoodie on! Plus, this is super cute!

Get it HERE. 

A “Gift Card” for More Sleep

This is the best gift any mom could ever ask for! Give the stressed out mom you know a gift card for more sleep. Just be sure to be prepared to handle the kids while she gets some shut eye!

 

Looking for more Mother’s Day Gifts?

Go HERE.

The Perfect Gifts for Overwhelmed Moms

I hope you were able to find the perfect gift for the stressed mom in your life, or for yourself (to discreetly tell your husband that you want), for Mother’s Day.

It’s the only day of the year that we get all to ourselves, that we get to feel special. And, to be honest, it probably won’t go how we planned; they’ll be messes we still have to clean up, diapers to change, and whining children to attend to. Cherish those moments, though, they won’t last forever!

In a couple blinks of the eye, your children will be older and you won’t be a stressed mom anymore. So, try not to stress, but still enjoy the gifts for stressed moms that you might get, to help you in your motherhood journey!

The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Healthy Living

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The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Healthy Living

Are you a mom into healthy living and don’t know what to ask for, for Mother’s Day? Or, are you trying to find gifts for healthy living for a health nut of a mom you know?

Then you will love the list below of gifts, and essentials that a healthy living obsessed mom needs in her life!

These gifts for healthy living for Mother’s Day will put a smile on her face; knowing that you appreciate her so much that you want her to be healthy and happy!

So, go take a look and get something for the health nut mom in your life!!

Get this workbook 50% Off for Mother’s Day, use coupon code: “50OFF”

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Be sure to check out more things for health nut moms here!!

Gifts to Make Healthy Living in the Kitchen Easier

Have you ever heard that 70-80% of being healthy, or getting in shape, is done in the kitchen?

Well, it’s completely true!

You may not be able to get toned in the kitchen, but what you eat is quite a bit more important than exercising.

Because, again, there’s another saying that tells us that you can’t out-exercise a bad diet. Meaning if you want to be healthy; it all starts in the kitchen, and you can’t be healthy if you eat junk. Not even if you’re at the gym 24/7.

The gifts below are items that a health nut mom needs in her kitchen, either out of necessity to make healthy things she wants to eat, or to make life easier in the kitchen!

Food Processor & Vegetable Chopper

A food processor is one thing I went without for so many years. Now, I don’t know what I’d do without it! Did you know you can make your own bars with it?!? Like Larabars, Nakd bar, and more! I even use it to make the chickpea cookies my girls and I love, and vegan mac and ‘cheese’. There’s just so many things it can do to make cooking and baking, as a health nut of a mom, so much easier.

Get one HERE.

Swivel Peeler

If a mom into healthy living does not have a peeler yet, do her a favor and grab her one! They’re not expensive, and they make life a whole lot easier in the kitchen. I can’t believe I went so long without one!

Get one HERE.

Professional Chefs Knife 8 inch

I went so long using the pathetic knives that came in the cheap knife sets, because I hate spending money on myself. But, if you’re a health nut, or know a mom who is; please, get her a nice chefs knife. Have you ever tried to cut up a melon or pineapple with a flimsy knife? It’s almost impossible! Make life easy for the health nut in your life and get them a quality chefs knife!

Get one HERE.

Silicone Baking Cups

These may be more for the kids, but silicone baking cups are much easier to clean, and more earth friendly, than a regular muffin tin. Plus, they take up less space, can be used to make home made healthy reese’s, fudge, and a ton more! I love them, the heart set pictured above was the first set I got, I have regular round ones, too. Having 24 makes it possible to batch make and freeze your favorite baked good, or any other recipe that needs to be baked in the oven or frozen in the freezer in small portions!!

Get them HERE.

NUTRIBULLET

As a mom, it can be difficult to get in all the fruits and veggies we’d love to have in a day. Drinking it in the form of a smoothie or nutri-blast makes it ten times easier! Plus, this little machine can do much more, from grinding flax seeds and oats into flour, to even making baby food. It’s a health nut moms best friend!

Get it HERE.


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Salad Spinner

Every mom who is trying to eat healthy, and is into healthy living, should have a salad spinner. With the amount of salads we should be eating, it’s not practical (or cheap) to always get the prewashed and chopped salads. Buy in bulk and wash and chop your own. It’s probably what she’s already doing, and a salad spinner will help keep her greens good longer!

Get them HERE.

Healthy Living Gifts to for Exercise

New Yoga Pants


Let’s face it, whether we work out or not, us moms love our yoga pants. They’re super comfy for when we’re home. Stretchy for when we need to squat down to our kids level, or pick up after our little ones. In fact, moms who do exercise should have many pairs of yoga pants; some for lounging around and housework, and some specifically for exercising. So, go grab her another pair, in which ever brand she prefers!

Get them HERE.

A Large Water Bottle


Water is vital to our health, any health nut mom can tell you that. So, why not surprise her with a brand new super large water bottle that she can take with her anywhere! I’m personally a fan of bubba water bottles, but to each their own.

Get one HERE!

New Yoga Mat

Because let’s face it, the one she has needs to be replaced; with sticky finger prints on it, drawings from kids, and play-doh stuck to the bottom of it; she deserves a new one!

Get one HERE.

Looking for more Mother’s Day Gifts?

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Now You Know What to Get a Mom into Healthy Living…

Depending on her specific preferences, there could be a lot more on this list. So, I welcome you to check out all of these gift ideas, as well!

But, it’s not so much what you get her, or how much you spend; it’s really the thought that counts.

If you’re taking the effort to try to find her the perfect gift, one that fits her and her personality, her passions; then she will love it no matter what!

So, don’t put too much pressure on yourself, she’s a mom after all, and will appreciate any gift that she gets that’s specifically for her!

With all that said, what gift for healthy living stands out the most? Which one would you love to get or give?

What YOU Really Want: Gifts for Stay at Home Moms

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What YOU Really Want: Gifts for Stay at Home Moms

Being a stay at home mom, you don’t get to think much about what you want.

You’re too busy worry about the wants and needs of everyone else in your family; your kids, pets, husband, parents. Basically, anyone you’re related to or see often enough to care for.

Oh, you’re on the list somewhere, way at the bottom. That’s why it’s so difficult for you to come up with what you want whenever anyone asks you.

I get it.

It’s hard to think about your own wants or needs when you’re so preoccupied thinking about others.

That’s why I’ve created the list below with some things us stay at home moms could really appreciate in our non-self-centered lives. From items that we need, things that you could certainly use but may not have thought of, to things that you actually want and will enjoy!

Just in case you do need some ideas for you kids, as well:
The Best Gifts for 2 Year Old Girls This Year!
Gift ideas for 3 year old girls
Gift Ideas for 5 Year Old Girls
Gift ideas for 6 year old girls

 

Gifts for Stay at Home Moms

Items we NEED: Gifts for Stay at Home Moms

You know that there are things you need that you just can’t think of when asked, like new socks because all of yours have holes in them. But, the ideas below are a little more unique than just socks!

(But, in all honesty, if all your socks have holes in them, just get them for yourself already. This is your sign if you needed one. I know I’m due for some new socks!)

Slippers

Ok, so you don’t have to ask for these unicorn slippers. But, slippers are very useful as a stay at home mom. We’re on our feet more often than others think we are; with hard wood floors, it can be rough on our feet and slippers are advised.


 

A Nice Coffee Mug

I love this coffee mug! If only it were true; my toddler is quite strong, my coffee can’t even begin to compete. I still love the coffee mug my mom got for me right after I had my first daughter. It said “Mommy’s Sippy Cup”. I haven’t been able to find it online anywhere, but it was one of the taller travel mugs; perfect for moms who like to enjoy their coffee.

I just have one suggestion, especially for any new stay at home moms out there, make sure the coffee mug you ask for is microwave safe. This is vital, as half the life of your mug, it’ll be sitting in the microwave waiting to be heated up…again. (The one above is microwave safe, I already checked!)


 

Things Use Could Use and Appreciate: Gifts for Stay at Home Moms

One step up from asking for what you need, is asking for things that you can appreciate more and could use for yourself! Not just new slippers because yours got worn out.

An ‘I will watch the kids for a few hours’ Gift Card

What a great idea! Just have whoever wants to get you a gift make you a ‘gift card’ that gives you a number of free hours that they will watch your kids. This gift doesn’t cost any money for the person giving it, simply time. And, I can’t think of a single woman I know, who’s a mom, who will deny the chance to get a break, or time to themselves for a few hours, or even a single hour!

Living Well Planner

Maybe it’s just me, but I need a planner; a nice one, too. Ever since I got my first one in middle school, I was addicted to staying organized with a planner. Finding the right planner can be difficult, if you haven’t already found one you’re in love with. The Living Well Planner is perfect. It has a place to plan each day (by the hour), a place to meal plan, and a place to set goals for yourself. It also has a section for you to budget, but I use my own budget sheets, which are a bit simpler and more customizable to use.

 

Things YOU Actually Want: Gifts for Stay at Home Moms

Then, there’s the things that you actually want, not ‘want’ because you ‘need’ them. Unless, you haven’t gone shopping since before you had your first child, or you’ve gone shopping, but it’s never for you. If that’s the case, then you really need the gifts below, don’t be afraid to ask for them!

Gift Cards

Ask for a gift card for a store where YOU can buy YOURSELF something, whether it be clothes or something else you enjoy. Just make sure you don’t ask for a generic gift card, like for Walmart, where you’ll be tempted to buy groceries or stuff for your kids with.

This is supposed to be a gift for you, not your fridge or your kids. Don’t worry, your kids will get enough presents over the Holidays, and if they’re anything like my girls, they really don’t need any more toys, anyways.

Yoga Pants

Alright, maybe this is just me again, but I like wearing yoga pants; they’re better than sweat pants because it’s completely acceptable to go pick your kids up from school in them. Plus, they’re comfy, and no one can tell that you didn’t just come from working out! The pair above even has a hidden pocket, perfect for holding keys while carrying a tantrum throwing 2 year old while picking up your older child. Oh, wait, maybe that’s just me…

Something for a favorite hobby

Whatever you favorite hobby is, I’m sure there’s something that you’d love to have for it, but maybe haven’t thought of yet. Whether you like to read and just want a few new books, like to cook and need something new or unique for the kitchen, or maybe you’re like me and blog and would prefer something for that, like this for taking photos.

Whatever you ask for this year, just make sure it’s actually for YOU and something YOU would enjoy.

As moms, we tend to ask for things that our children want or to make our children or family happy. Which isn’t bad, it’s just we deserve to get something just for us. Not for us to make our family food, unless of course baking or cooking is a passion of yours.

And, of course, this Holiday season and gift ideas above are not all about being selfish and only worrying about yourself; you’re a mom, you can’t even if you wanted to. But, you deserve to feel special, just like everyone else that you buy gifts for. Simply think like a kid and think of what you would want for Christmas; ask for it, and believe in the magic of Christmas this year!

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