Letterfolk Felt Board, $65 // A stylish letter felt board makes a great gift for an expecting mom because she can use it for the weekly bump photos such as "32 weeks" and for monthly marker photos once the baby is born.
Birdies House Slippers, $140 // Swollen feet are much easier to cope with when you're wearing a comfy and cute pair of house slippers.
Voluspa Glass Jar Candle, $28 // A heavenly scent helps ease nausea and relax an expecting mother. Voluspa scents burn clean and the container looks beautiful on any surface.
My Breast Friend Nursing Pillow, $39 // This wrap around nursing pillow will definitely be included in my hospital bag to help with breastfeeding right away.
Pinkblush Floral Maternity Robe, $46 // Beautiful robes are useful in so many ways, for lounging around the house, to be worn in the hospital and to wear when breastfeeding.
Yeti 30 oz Tumbler, $35 // It takes me hours to finish my coffee these days and the Yeti keeps it warm. Plus, my bottles fit in it so I can keep a bottle warm or freshly pumped breast milk cold while on the go without having to carry a cooler.
Boppy Newborn Lounger, $30 // I wish they made these for adults, it is so cozy and my daughter can sleep or watch me while I get some stuff done around the house.
Swaddle UP Original, $30 // I was such a nervous wreck those first few weeks thinking my daughter would smother herself with her swaddle, so this product was a lifesaver.
Revolution Flex Lunar, $470 // Getting out in the fresh air is so good for the new mom's soul! This stroller has all the bells and whistles you could need.
Solly Baby Wrap, $65 // This wrap is perfect for hands-free snuggling!
Roomba Vacuum, $300 // Because toddlers are messier than a pen full of pigs!
Stemless Wineglasses, $32 // No explanation needed here when you have a young toddler.
Noodle & Boo Diffuser, $36 // If you have a young toddler eating solids, you know why this is needed in a nursery!
Skip Hop Diaper Bag, $100 // This diaper bag is fashion forward, holds a ton, and allows me to transition from being a mom on the weekends to traveling and working full-time during the week. Also it attaches to my stroller which is icing on the cake!
Personalized Christmas Tree Ornament, $30 // We create a custom ornament each year for our son, and it has become such a sweet tradition for our family.
The Elf on the Shelf, $30 // This has become such a fun tradition for our family. Our oldest daughter has really gotten into it!
Sleep Buddy, $40 // The Sleep Buddy has been a lifesaver as we have transitioned our older toddler from a crib to a big girl bed.
InStep Bicycle Trailer, $170 // We have so much fun as a family with this! And, both of our kids can fit.
Young Living Oils, $47 // I am addicted to essential oils. With two kids, we are constantly fighting off germs in our house. I diffuse essential oils that prevent germs from spreading and that boost immunity.
Nancy Tillman Books, $10 // I love everything by Nancy Tillman. Her writing is so great, and every story that I read to my girls makes me tear up. And the illustrations are so beautiful and unique.
Little Tikes Cozy Coupe, $55 // My boys love this car! I wish they made a double so that they wouldn't fight over who gets to ride in it.
Rubber Arcade Basketballs, $15 // My boys love playing with any and all balls that can fit into their hand. Mini footballs, basketballs and wiffle balls would make a great gift.
Radio Flyer Wagon, $170 // It's great to have an outdoor wagon that can be an alternative to a stroller. My twins love being able to face one another and we have brought our wagon to the beach.
Fisher-Price Bouncetastic Bouncer with Play Balls, $55 // My kids love playing in this!
Blue Apron Family Plan, $120 per week // Cooking with twins can be chaotic. A subscription to a meal delivery service (or a gift card to be used towards a delivery) is the perfect gift for a mother and family.
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