10 Special Christmas Gift Ideas for the mom of a toddler

Raising a toddler has some special challenges. 🙂 So we’re providing these 10 special Christmas gift ideas for the mom of a toddler. What can you buy them that they may not buy for themselves, but that they’ll appreciate.

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10 special Christmas Gift Ideas for moms of toddlers

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1) Bentgo Lunch Box

If you need to pack a toddler a lunch for daycare, pre-school or a trip to Grandma’s, then check out the multi-compartment Bengto lunch box. It is a bento lunch box intended for young children (ages 3-7), and it should help packing lunches easier.

2) Spill-proof Cups

They may already have some of these, but a good spill-proof cup can alleviate the headache of spills on the carpet, couch and floors. These 10-ounce sippy cups are like giving the mom of a toddler some extra peace of mind.

3) Trip to the Nail Salon – Manicure / Pedicure

A good gift for the mom of a toddler is a trip to the nail salon or getting out of the house.
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Treat the mom of a toddler to a professional manicure or pedicure at a local nail salon. Many of them give gift cards, so check local reviews, call up a good one, and buy a gift card for the mom on your Christmas list.


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4) Book them a Massage

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A relaxing massage can help ease the knots from chasing around a toddler. (The mom on your Christmas list will probably appreciate just being able to get out of the house by herself!)

5) Trial from a Meal Prep Company

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There are a lot of meal prep companies out there like Blue Apron, HelloFresh, Sun Basket and many more. Check which ones are offered in your area and pay for a trial of delivered food. It’ll may help streamline meal-planning and cooking.

6) Pay for a House Cleaner

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It can be hard to get all the cleaning done that you want when you have a toddler (we know first-hand).

  • A gift certificate to a local house cleaner doesn’t mean you think they have a messy home.
  • It allows them to spend quality time with their toddler while someone else does the cleaning.  

7) Car Detailing Gift Certificate

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The house isn’t the only thing that can get messy when you have a toddler.

  • Check to see if local car detailers – or mobile car detailers – in your area provide gift certificates.

8) New Photo Album or Scrap Book

A photo album filled with real printed pictures provides a great tangible way to document and enjoy the memories of the child’s early years.

  • The mom on your Christmas list will enjoy this special gift.

9) Outdoor Ideas for Toddlers – The Backyard Bug Book

Here is a fun backyard bug book and activities to do with toddlers. It allows them to get outside, explore, and learn about the world around them. It is important for kids to build a connection with nature.

10) Toy Storage & Organization Bins

This toy organizer has 12 plastic bins to help hold toddler toys. It’ll help the mom of a toddler to keep things organized.

I hope you’ve found some inspiring ideas in this list of 10 special Christmas gift ideas for the mom of a toddler. Will one of these ideas work for the mom on your Christmas list?

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