We are so excited to be partnering with some of our favorite brands for this year’s Holiday Wish List. Every last one of these recommendations has the City Mom Collective “stamp of approval,” and we personally solicited all companies for inclusion.
Our mom-approved holiday shopping guide includes gift ideas for the entire family! From ride-ons to jewelry to cheese, we’ve got something under the tree for everyone on your list! Enter to WIN all of our Wish List items below!
KidTrax :: Rideamals Toddler Ride-On
Toddlers. Buy them a neat gift and they prefer the box. Well, that won’t happen if they unwrap a Rideamals Tiger Toddler Ride-On. An easy, push-button driving system propels this friendly cub forward at 1.5 mph. Rubber traction strips keep the ride smooth for kids aged 18-30 months. And the fun doesn’t stop there. You can also feed, walk, pet and groom this little tiger, which will respond with 20 unique sounds. Max weight: 44 pounds.
Retail Value $129
Thinking about buying your child a tablet this holiday season? This is the one. The Fire 7 Kids Edition includes a kid-proof case and a two-year guarantee. And the best part? Your child receives a full year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited with access to over 20,000 age-appropriate books, Audible books, educational apps, games and videos. Parental controls on FreeTime allow you to manage your child’s settings. Twenty minutes of reading before games? That’s up to you. You are the parent.
Retail Value $99.99
It’s a diaper bag. It’s a messenger bag. It’s a backpack. It’s g-o-r-g-e-o-u-s. Crafted from premium tanned leather, this Elizabeth bag will be by your side for years. Nine pockets. Five colors to choose from. Each Elizabeth includes a removable, washable, 12-pocket organizer, changing pad and Lily Jade’s signature jade lining. No more Ziplock baggies and tiny plastic containers, ladies. This bag organizes everything for you. And it does it in style. Now on sale for $199!
Retail Value $350
Those days when your kids are bouncing off walls? Instead of demanding they stop, just give them a designated space. Skywalker Trampolines’ 48-inch Round Safari Explorer Mini Trampoline with Enclosure will give them some exercise and you a break. Win-win. This trampoline will help your little ones develop gross motor skills and promote imaginative play. And it has features for you, too, mama! The sturdy frame and interlocking handlebars add stability and safety.
Retail Value $79.99
Wood and steel. Nothing is more timeless than this enduring combination. The Koa Stonewashed Steel Minimalist 40mm is built from all-natural, reclaimed Hawaiian Koa wood. It features a genuine leather band and mineral crystal glass. Original Grain handcrafts each watch— so no two are alike. Some of their watches are made of reclaimed Kentucky whisky barrels; others from reclaimed wooden baseball bats. There’s even a line made from reclaimed 1923 Yankee Stadium wooden seats. Bonus: You can feel good knowing that for each watch purchased, a tree is planted.
Retail Value $199
Moms are the planners, the drivers and the schedule keepers for the family. You make everyone else’s life easier. The Simplified Planner is here to make your life easier. This joyful, beautiful agenda was designed minimally on purpose. Its open pages offer a fresh start every day. A chance to create a life with margin. The weekly edition covers 12 months, with one week per two-page spread. It features a book-bound, lay-flat binding, an inside pocket, lined note pages and luxurious Mohawk Via paper.
Retail Value $48
Artkive :: Artwork Keepsake Book
Where do you store your kids’ art? A brief stint on the fridge, then down to the basement? There’s a better option. Turn your kids’ works of art into charming keepsake books or custom-framed mosaic prints. It’s simple. Order an Artkive Box and mail in your kids’ art. Professionals photograph and edit each piece, then a designer creates a proof for your review. Final pricing is based on which product(s) you choose and how many pieces you send. For more information, contact [email protected]
Retail Value $114
If giving personalized gifts is your thing, Initial Outfitters is your place. Take a peek at the Flights of Fancy Necklace. This unusual piece includes a 14k gold-plated, vertical-stamped charm that can be personalized with your initials. The feathers are crafted from genuine leather. Several different colors are available, as are matching earrings. Looking for a decor gift? A set of four timeless Buffalo Plaid Placemats personalized with a last name would spruce up any table.
Retail Value $42 Necklace, $49 Set of 4 Placemats
Toddlers love Elmo. They also love toys. Combine the two and you have the best gift ever: Green Toys’ Elmo’s Wagon. Your little ones can fill this little wagon with all of their favorite things! Sturdy and durable, it only weighs 1.6 pounds—perfect for indoor and outdoor play. Looking for another gift? The 20-piece Sesame Street Party Dough Activity Set features Elmo, Big Bird, and Cookie Monster face stamps. Great for sensory exploration, it develops fine motor skills and encourages creativity. Made in USA.
Retail Value Wagon $24.99, Activity Set $24.99
Art is for everyone. Founder Lindsay Sherbondy’s message is this: “Art isn’t the icing on the cake for when everything else in your life is perfect. Art matters–what you surround yourself with every day matters.” And it matters more right now because Lindsay’s daughter Eva Love is in recovery following a traumatic brain injury. Purchases from the Eva Love Collection will directly benefit the Sherbondy family. For updates, please follow Lindsay on Instagram or visit Eva’s Caring Bridge page.
Retail Value $94
If you have a baby, you need a Boppy. If your friend is having a baby, she needs a Boppy. These pillows are one of the most versatile staples of young motherhood. They’re great for bottle feeding and breastfeeding. Then, they seamlessly transition to support older babies through tummy time, propping and sitting. The original, award-winning Boppy Feeding and Infant Support Pillow is celebrating three decades. And the Boppy Luxe Nursing Pillow comes dressed in a soft, minky slipcover. Choices, choices…
Retail Value $50
Limeberry Designs :: Athleisure Leggings and Sherpa Pull-over
You have many options here, so we’ll highlight two: the Sherpa Half Zip Pullover and the Reveal Leggings. The Sherpa jackets are so soft and luxurious, you won’t want to take them off. Pair them with your favorite jeans and boots and you will be warm and cozy for chilly nights. And the Reveal Leggings? These buttery soft beauties will be your new favorites. Why? Pockets. High-waisted tummy control. Moisture wicking. Yes, please.
Retail Value Pullover $45.99; Leggings $36.99
Want your gift to leave an impression? Try sending the Ultimate Bacon Sampler. Or maybe some Fresh Frozen Frog Legs. Perhaps you’re more traditional? Try the Pride of Missouri. More than 75 gourmet food gift boxes are available through Burgers’ Smokehouse. Every gift is hand packed and ships FREE in the continental United States. And pssstttt… you don’t have to send these as gifts. Maybe you’d prefer to skip the cooking this holiday season and order one of 10 delicious “meals” to feed your own hungry crew.
Retail Value $54
Do you have a door in your house? Then you have the perfect spot for a puppet theater—no sheets, tacks or boxes required. The whimsical “Doorway Puppet Theater” features a cute red curtain, a porthole at the top for surprise appearances and a pocket window to display the name of the act. One adjustable rod at the top and 3 wooden slats hold the theater firmly in place. After the last curtain call, just roll everything up for easy storage. Machine washable. Musical elephant glove puppet included!
Retail Value Puppet Theater: $49.99, Puppet: $17.99
This is not your typical mom bag. Weighing in at just half a pound, Flowfold’s Zip Porter Tote is crafted from weather resistant fabric inspired by racing sailcloth. That means it repels spills and holds up to your mom busy lifestyle. And the main compartment is 16L. What?!? Finally, a bag large enough to carry your essentials and your kids’ without breaking your back. And don’t worry–a slender outer pocket keeps your phone, keys, and wallet within reach. Lifetime warranty. Use Code CITYMOM and Get 20% Off! Expires 12/15/19.
Retail Value $78
No mom wants to saturate her home with unhealthy chemicals. But sometimes, those natural cleaners simply don’t work as well. Have you tried Rebel Green? Founded by two moms and a Certified Women Owned Business, Rebel Green’s plant powered cleaners kissed with essential oils are just as hard working and effective.This plant-based laundry detergent really cleans and is free from harmful chemicals and toxins. USDA-certified organic. Natural and biodegradable. Try the Rebel Green Gift Set—it includes their Holiday Super Deluxe Dish Soap, All Purpose Spray, Holiday Fresh & Clean Hand Soap, Fresh Laundry Detergent and Fruit and Veggie Clean. Other Rebel Green products include include Fresh Linen Spray, Sport Wash and Delicates Wash. Better for your family, Better for the Planet. Rebel Green is a Certified B Corporation.
Retail Value $50
Remember zany neighbor Kimmy Gibbler on the television show “Full House?” Andrea Barber is her real name. And she has written a memoir that offers an honest look into the life of a celebrity who was never entirely comfortable in the spotlight. In Full Circle, Barber chronicles the journey to Hollywood and back again. She also shares her deeply personal struggles with mental health, divorce and the postpartum anxiety that derailed her life—and became a crucial turning point.
Retail Value $27
Chatbooks :: Holiday Cards
Chatbooks photo albums are the hottest thing to hit the family photo world since digital cameras. And now, they’re offering holiday cards, too! Choose from hundreds of unique designs and create yours straight from your phone in 5 minutes. You can do it while you’re in the waiting room at the pediatrician’s office. Boom! All 5×7 cards include free customization, envelopes, and return addressing. Download the Chatbooks app and shop now with code CITYMOMS for 20 percent off.
Retail Value $50
What if you could buy just one beautiful set of durable, recycled plastic dishes for your children? Something that would last until you no longer needed to worry about broken glass? Mamas—you can. The Re-Play Children’s Tableware Collection offers everything you need to feed your children at home and on the go. Re-Play is made in the USA, all from recycled milk jugs and recycled polypropylene. All products are free from BPA, BPS, PVC, phthalates and surface coatings. Dishwasher and microwave safe.
Retail Value $152.50
If you have a daughter, take a peek at the Bleum camisole. It’s super comfortable, offering tag-free, smooth coverage in moisture-wicking fabric. This soft cami is perfect as a first bra, an extra layer or on its own. Designed with a shelf bra for extra coverage, it has adjustable straps for the right fit. And if you order the wrong size or color? Return it—no questions asked. Lightly worn returns are washed, inspected and sent to Hailey’s Haven to give a girl in need.