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01 22 Gifts for Tween and Teen Girls That Won’t Make Them Roll Their Eyes

No one can be as fickle as an adolescent girl, which can make gift-giving tricky. This guide has something for every girl, no matter what she is into at the moment!

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02 Our Parents Already Have Everything—Here’s What We’re Giving Them For Christmas

What can we possibly give our parents—the people we owe so much to, but who already have everything? Our writers weighed in with the best gifts they’ve given their parents, and we loved their ideas so much we just had to share them with you! 

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03 Start a New Family Tradition: The 12 Nights of Christmas Books

This tradition does a whole lot of good for my sentimental, book worm, Christmas-loving, heart. If there’s one thing I suggest doing with your own family this December, it’s this. You can use any Christmas or winter-y books you want, but below are our tried-and-true favorites.

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04 18 Great Gifts for the Hard-to-Shop-For Tween or Teen Boy

Of all the people on your holiday list, a tween/teen boy could be the hardest. These young men are still young at heart but often have sophisticated—and sometimes pricey—taste. Here’s a wide range of ideas any tween/teen boy would love!

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05 10 Very Montessori Gifts To Give Your Children This Christmas

Here are some ways that you can incorporate Montessori principles into your family’s celebration of the Christmas season. These are gifts that will have a lasting impact.

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06 From My Grieving Mama Heart to Yours, Please Give Your Children These 7 Gifts This Christmas

Now as my daughter’s 15th birthday came and the holidays draw near, her absence is ever so present. My heart is heavy and tuned in to what matters most. Take it from a mom who knows, here are seven gift ideas for your children that don’t cost a dime.

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07 Shopping For Matching Christmas Pajamas? We’ve Got You Covered!

The only thing better than wearing cozy Christmas pajamas is outfitting the entire family with matching sets. Whether you’ve embraced the matching Christmas PJs tradition for years or are looking to try it for the first time, we’ve got you covered!

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08 30 Experience Gifts For the Family with Too Many Toys

Too many toys can stress both parents and kids to the max. Here’s a list of our favorite gift ideas that will create lifelong memories without adding any more stuff to your home.

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09 Move Over Dickens, There’s a National Lampoon Village This Christmas

National Lampoon fans everywhere are about to have the hap-hap-happiest Christmas EVER this year, thanks to the existence of this Christmas Vacation Village scene. 

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10 What’s Old is New Again: Classic Toys From Your Childhood Your Kids Will Love

If you’re a 90s-or-before kid, I’m sure you know exactly what I mean when I say they just don’t make toys like they used to. The good kind. The classic kind. The kind that are well-built and just so much better than the majority of toys made today. We searched for a few of our old favorites.  

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11 The Best Advent Calendar for Your Family This Holiday

Is there anything more exciting than counting down to Christmas? Here are the best Advent calendars your family will love for years to come!

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12 7 Seriously Cool Last-Minute Gifts

This year, I hit the jackpot with several one-of-a-kind finds. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the goodies my loved ones will find under the tree come Christmas morning. 

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13 The Gift That Keeps on Giving: Subscription Boxes for Everyone On Your List

We scoured the internet to find the hottest subscription boxes out there. Here are some of our favorites.

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14 10 Great Gifts For Boy Moms

The mother-son relationship is no doubt a special one, but raising little boys into men is no easy task. Recognize the hard work of the boy mom in your life with one of these gifts that is sure to touch her heart, fuel her hope, and help her tackle life with boys in style.

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15 Learn and Play: Great Gifts For Curious Preschoolers

If my kids’ toys are going to fill up my entire house, then at least they can be teaching something along the way. 

Here are some of our favorite finds!

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16 10 Great Gifts for Girl Moms

Mothering daughters is a work of the heart, full of joy, but not without challenges. Recognize the girl mom’s hard work with these gift ideas that will help her connect with her daughter, nurture her heart, and remind her of the special bond between mother and daughter.

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17 The New Amazon Toy Catalog is the Sears Catalog of Your Childhood

In a page straight out of “what’s old is new again“ Amazon is mailing toy catalogs to households across the country just in time for Christmas shopping season.

And I have to say, it makes me pretty dang happy. 

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18 Faithbox

In the day-to-day chaos of life, it’s easy to lose sight of what (and Who) really matters. That’s why we fell in love with love Faithbox—a monthly subscription to strengthen your faith. It’s a convenient, intentional way to grow closer to God.

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19 Tiny Tags

Finding the perfect meaningful gift for someone you love can be tricky. The sentiment hidden in every piece of Tiny Tags customizable jewelry has made it a go-to for us when it comes to gift giving and special occasions. 

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20 Her View Writers' Books

Her View From Home shares stories from the heart of every home . . . from all over the world! Several of our writers are also published authors, and we’ve rounded up their books in one place for you to check out here.

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BEST Summer Ever!


Creating simple summer memories

with your kids that will  last a lifetime