Don’t forget about the mother when a new baby arrives! She has a hard job ahead and would appreciate all the support and thoughtfulness you can offer. If you’re looking for some outside-the-box gift ideas for the Christmas season, today’s post is full of inspiration!
Do you have any unique gift ideas for new moms? What’s one of the most thoughtful gifts you received? Let me know in a comment below, or just share your favorite idea from my list.
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It’s a new way to prepare and enjoy your cup of java. Steeped single serve coffee sachets are a convenient alternative to fixing a whole pot, and less wasteful than plastic k-cup pods. Experience full flavor and rich aromas with just a cup and some hot water. And for new mother’s who are still watching their caffeine intake, Steeped does offer a decaf option.
Preparing a cup of Steeped Coffee is dead easy. Submerge the bag in hot water, dunk for about 15 seconds and the steep to your desired strength level. What new mother wouldn’t appreciate a flavorful cup of coffee with no pots or filters or carafes to fool with?
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KeaBabies Explorer Diaper Backpack
The KeaBabies diaper backpack was designed to be a durable and practical essential for mother and their little ones. There are multiple storage pockets, a scratchproof water-resistant exterior and a free changing mat included. Extras include a stroller clip-on handle and insulated bottle holders. There’s even a waterproof security pocket inside for you to keep your phone or cards safe. All this is packed into a roomy but comfortable 12x9x16 design, available in 6 stylish colors.
Your new Explorer diaper backpack will arrive in just 3-5 days and is protected by a 365-day warranty. This 2019 winner of the Parent’s Choice Award is a great way to spoil a new mother!
The Explorer diaper backpack is on sale right now, discounted to $39.96!
New mothers looking for sustainable and organic body care products need look no further than I+I Botanicals, co-founded by Selam Kelati. The collection includes a relaxing essential oil Bath Tea Blend, perfect for an at-home spa experience. Expertly blended to enhance natural healing and relaxation, I+I bath blends can soothe away the aches and pains and anxieties of the hectic newborn phase.
Bath Tea Blends are made from organically sourced dried flowers and the bags are 100% biodegradable. Each box is custom-designed and shelf ready. You can recycle when done!
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The 30-Minute Cooking from Frozen Cookbook
After having a baby, the last thing you feel like doing is standing around the kitchen for long periods of time preparing complicated meals. The Cooking from Frozen guide contains 100 recipes that will make working from frozen foods simple and easy. Just pull your ingredients from the freezer and go – no thawing required! No more watery vegetables, mushy fruit, or rubbery shrimp! The frozen food section at the grocery store features so much more than premade meals in plastic containers; there’s a plethora of frozen ingredients and you’ll learn how to stock your freezer so that you can make a variety of meals at a moment’s notice.
You’ll get the same impressive results using frozen ingredients as you would using fresh; plus, a well-stocked freezer means fewer trips to the grocery store, prep time slashed, food waste diminished, and money saved. This is the cookbook every new mother needs.
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Good Essentials Herbal-Infused Skincare
A healthy home is doubly important when there’s a new arrival, and naturally-minded mothers appreciate gentle but effective ways to kill germs and bacteria. Look no further than Good Essentials, a brand that combines proprietary wisdom and modern advancements in a line of herbal-infused skincare products.
Their hand sanitizer contains 70% alcohol to kill 99.9% of germs and bacteria, plus it deeply nourishes & hydrates skin and helps to strengthen the natural protective barrier.
If you’re looking for a great gift, Good Essentials has already saved you a lot of time by assembling the Bundle of Goodness, which contains a beautifully packaged Hand Sanitizer, Face & Mask Mist and Essential Balm. It’s a great way to try some of their most popular products while feeling protected and smelling amazing!
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Oh Lily by Nicki’s
Whether you’re packing up for school, Grandmas, or the grocery store, Oh Lily has stylish and functional bags, purses, totes, and blankets for the budget-minded mother. Their popular backpacks are just $32 and come in 7 vibrant prints and colors.
For the little one, consider Oh Lily’s luxurious minky-edged Cozy Blankets!
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Here’s a gift that mothers and babies can enjoy together. New this year from Andrews McNeel, the Baby Montesorri set contains four sturdy little board books: Follow Me, Big or Small?, Animals and The Garden. Targeted for ages 0-12 months, this series is designed to nurture infant visual development using black, white, and red shapes.
Each book explores a different everyday theme using shapes and colors friendly to babies’ developing eyes and minds. Children from 0 to 12 months can discover plants and animals, learn to distinguish objects by size, and practice tracing paths with their fingers. A great way to start your little one’s library!
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