No worries — I’ve got you covered from functional to fabulous because I’m sharing with you every item I’d love to see under my tree, or really anywhere else in my house.
One of the things that got me down around the holidays was the thought that my daughter wouldn’t get the enjoyment that comes from a little kid picking something out for their mom — because there was no adult to help her do so. Take the kids for a couple hours, help them make a handmade gift for Mom or take them to a store of their choice. Help them wrap it and put it under their bed, so they can give it to her on Christmas morning. It will mean the world to her and them. (price varies)
A few hours of free babysitting would be a welcome gift for any single mom. An offer of a sleepover? Priceless. ($0)
You will relieve her of what is very likely one of the most stressful questions that pop into her head: “What should I make for dinner?” Bonus points if you stay and enjoy dinner with the family and help put the dishes away while she gives the kids a bath before bedtime. (price varies)
A co-worker gave this gift to me after I had my daughter, and I could not have been more appreciative. Although it is not sexy, I promise many single parents would love an alleviation of house-cleaning chores. There is a feeling that a clean house can give you that just makes you breathe a little bit easier. (price varies depending on a number of factors, but somewhere in the neighborhood of $95 and under.)
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