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It’s that most wonderful time of the year when people have started pre-planning their Christmas shopping! There are the typical gifts for aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents, parents, siblings, and kids. What do you do when one of the people in question, also happens to be a new mother? Don’t worry! We are here to help you figure out the perfect gift for the new mom to be! Whether the new mom has given birth, or is due any time now, here is a list of 5 gifts which will be cherished and appreciated for their thoughtfulness and practicality!
It is no secret that new moms do NOT have a lot of free time on their hands! They are either busy preparing for the baby, or if their bundle of joy has arrived, they are busy fixing bottles, nursing, and changing diapers. No matter how tired we get as new mommas, we still want to treasure all of the moments we can with our sweet little miracle. What better way than with this 5 year journal? This journal which is made by Chronicle Books, LLC and is sold on Amazon has enough space for her to write down a one liner about every day for the first 5 years of her child’s life. The best part is the layout is made so that day 1 of all 5 years is on the same page, then all of the second days on a page, and so on. This means the lucky momma can see what she wrote on that day in previous years! At such a reasonable price, this book will even meet any spending limits applied to your gift exchange. To order this special gift for a momma-to-be that is in your life, follow the link below!
New moms are always told to take time for themselves so they don’t burn out. This is always easier said than done! Help her out by getting her these amazing shower steamers! Made by Body Restore, these tablets made with essential oils come in different scents. Choose from Eucalyptus and Mint for relief from aches and pains as well as a refreshing feeling, Lavender for relaxation and a better sleep (in between bottles and diapers of course), or the Citrus pack with a variety of three scents specially selected to give her that boost of energy to make it through the rest of the day (or night)! The Eucalyptus and Mint as well as the Lavender come in packs with 15 tablets while the Citrus comes with 12 tablets. Either amount is enough to give her about 2 weeks of some daily spa-at-home time without spending more time than she normally would just to take a shower! This is such a nice way for the new momma to pamper herself without breaking the bank.
As I am sure you are aware, everyone loves a good massage right? Mom’s with new babies are no exception. It is easy to get a stiff neck or shoulders when you are sleeping in four hour shifts! This electric back massager will not only work out those stiff muscles with a much needed massage but it also offers the relaxation of heat. At only $49.99, this is a way to give the new mom relaxation whenever she needs it, no appointment necessary! She can adjust the strength of the massage, the rotation direction, and decide whether or not she wants the heat. It is designed to not only be able to massage the neck and shoulders but also the back, waist, and feet! Anyone who has spent countless hours walking a baby to comfort them will tell you, foot massages are priceless! Give her the gift that keeps giving.
Say the new mom in your life is like most of us women who love our jewelry. What better way to celebrate the arrival of motherhood than with this necklace? Made with sterling silver and baby’s Swarovski birthstone, this necklace is a beautiful celebration of both mom and baby. There are options for type of chain and length of chain in addition to the selection of the baby’s birthstone. Inlaid with two tiny footprints, this pendant and necklace set is sure to bring tears of joy to the new momma in your life. This necklace is a nice mid-range price and looks very flattering.
As women, we mommas tend to get a little self conscious about our post baby body. Not only have we been stretched to the max, now our skin is weird looking and feeling! Help the new mom in your life gain her self confidence back with this Vitamin E Body Butter made by The Body Shop. Vitamin E is known to improve the elasticity of the skin reducing the appearance of stretch marks and as well as helping to relieve any itching that occurs. As a body butter versus a regular vitamin E cream, her skin will feel silky smooth after applying which will give her the sense of being luxuriously pampered! This little jar of indulgence is well worth the price asked! Take a peek at this awesome gift and pamper the new momma in your life this holiday season.
As you can see, the holiday gift ideas are endless and cover a broad variety of items to give as gifts for the New Mom at Christmas from practical to pampering to the sentimental. Regardless of your budget, there are plenty of ways to show that special new mom in your life that you care. She will appreciate that you took time to think about what would make her life easier, happier, and more comfortable. The most important thing is to enjoy the time spent with your loved ones this holiday season!