Category: Gift Guides

The Absolute Best Gifts for People with Anxiety

The Best Gifts for Anxiety Relief

If you’re on a hunt for the best gifts for people with anxiety, you’re not alone.  Maybe it’s a sign that the stigma is going away or maybe our lives are really becoming more stressful. But one thing is for sure – we all suffer from anxiety and nothing is better than a gift that will help us to feel better!

Obviously there are different levels of anxiety, so take that into account as you pick the right gift.  Sometimes all we need are some great self-care items that bring up our mood, and other times we need some heavy-duty help to manage anxiety that can often feel debilitating.

Either way, most of these gifts for anxiety won’t do any harm, so they’re worth a try!

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The Best Christmas Books for Toddlers

The Best Toddler Christmas Books

I absolutely love Christmas and I definitely love reading to my kids, so coming up with this list of the best Christmas books for toddlers was not only easy, it was so much fun!  This really is the best time of year and toddlers love every aspect of it, so introducing them to these books will feel amazing. I’m already excited for you!

Whether you’re looking for Advent calendar filler ideas or just a fun surprise for your toddler, these will be perfect because they’re all inexpensive and easy to fit into the budget.  I hope you end up loving them as much as we do!

Merry Christmas!

Related post: The Best Advent Calendar Filler Ideas for Toddlers

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The Best Christmas Books for Preschoolers

The Best Christmas Books for Preschool Children

I’m a huge, huge fan of Christmas so finding the best Christmas books for preschoolers has been a really fun task.  And while it might be easier said than done, the reality is that preschoolers love Christmas and they love books…so you really can’t go wrong with your decision!

The best part of these preschool Christmas books is that they’ll last for years because many of them are classics. So you’re building a Christmas bookcase that will be fun for quite some time!

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The Absolute Best Stocking Stuffers for Toddlers (25+ Ideas)

The Best Toddler Stocking Stuffers

For the past 5 years I’ve had two toddlers in my life, so putting together this list of the best stocking stuffers for toddlers seemed like a no-brainer!  I absolutely love Christmas (and Christmas shopping), so this has always been something I enjoyed. And with one boy and one girl, I’ve been able to experience two fun sides of stocking stuffer shopping.

So hopefully this list can help you with your own shopping this year!  

Without further ado, here are the best stocking stuffers for toddlers:

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The Best Stocking Stuffers for 5-Year Old Boys

5-Year Old Boy Stocking Stuffer Ideas

One of my favorite parts of Christmas shopping is when it comes time to fill the stockings and these are definitely the best stocking stuffers for 5-year old boys that I could find!  This is a really fun age because they’re so excited about the holidays and are also into so many fun things!

Whether your little boy is into building, superheroes, arts and crafts, or dress-up, there are tons of stocking stuffer ideas that make them (and you) really excited.

Here are some of the best stocking stuffers for 5-year old boys:

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The Best Advent Calendar Fillers for 2-Year Old Girls

Advent Calendar Filler Ideas for 2-Year Old Girls

Looking for Advent calendar fillers for 2-year old girls?  I’ve totally got you covered!

This is one of my favorite things to shop for because it’s pretty much how you launch your Christmas season.  And Christmas for a 2-year old is such a special time because they really start to enjoy things…so it almost feels like their first Christmas!

All of these Advent calendar filler ideas are easy to get, so hopefully this list will make your job easy AND fun.

Good luck with your shopping and Merry Christmas!

(And if you haven’t purchased a DIY Advent Calendar yet, your first stop should be Etsy’s Advent calendar section.  They have so many fun ideas and you can use them year after year!)

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The Absolute Best Toddler Books for Your Little One

The Best Toddler Books

For my baby shower, my sister had a brilliant idea idea to ask each guest to bring what they thought was one of the best toddler books instead of a card.  So with each gift, I received a children’s book with a note in it for the baby, and I now have an awesome collection of books for my son that will last him years.

I’ve sorted them out by age so some are still a little old for him, but at just under 1 year old, he has clear favorites.  In fact, some he loves so much that he’d prefer it over a toy.  We joke that his lovey will end up being a book instead of a stuffed animal.

So if you’re looking for some great beginner books for babies or toddlers (or an awesome baby shower gift!), these are the winners in my house: (more…)