As we single moms count down to Christmas, I want to share with you my carefully selected suggestions for you to shop and treat yourself this holiday. Let’s face it! We do it all. And if we’re not dating, our gifts may be on the shabby side. No offense kiddos! We love our hand-made paper … snow globe … hand print thing! And we can’t get enough of your carefully thought out gifts. We love you kids! Really. We looooove it. But, sometimes, we need some adult presents. You know … that help us thrive, energize us, help us live a little, enjoy some fun and even some alone time, and frankly, that help us grow. So, if you are ready to treat yourself or if you’re reading this and want to shop for your single mom sister, lover friend, read on for 30 gifts every single mom needs.
As I consider what it is I like and what I know single moms in my groups and coaching like, I see a few categories that stick out. You want to grow personally and professionally, parent better, date on your level, stay beautiful and in the know, increase your cashflow, help others, and lastly RELAX! So, I’m sharing some of my favorite businesses that I know you will love. Most are women-owned business, too! Not all company owners are single moms, but they will all take care of you! Just click the company or product name and enjoy treating yourself this Christmas!
SINGLE MOM ENRICHMENT AND GROWTH
I absolutely recommend this book (no shame in my game) for any mom who feels she’s lost her passion for parenting, career, or even her direction due to dealing with a breakup or divorce. No matter what may have caused you to become a single mom, this is the road map you’ve been waiting for. Learn the 12 steps you must go through to become the excited about life, goal crushing, baby raising Rock Star you know you are! There will be no happy coming from other people. It starts with you and how you handle the season you’re in. Do the work. It’s time to #doitanyway A guidebook with action steps and a journal in one, you’re going to get to the end of this book and never go back to being sad about what you lost, stuck in your current state of mind, and fearful that you’ll never achieve your goals because you’re a single mom. Nope! You’re going to be equipped to do the doggone thang. I know. I went through it and have coached other women using these guides.
The single mom’s new favorite devotional. This book helps you build your faith while parenting. With just 31 days of focused prayers and journalling surrounding single parenting and various situations that arise, you’ll leave with a sense of purpose, preparation, excitement, and most importantly the knowledge to thrive as a single parent. Knowing God is the missing link to your issues is half the battle. Going deeper in devotional time to see what plans He has for you is the rest. Start now. Your future will thank you! Practical, concise, biblically based and just what you need for the ups and downs of single parenting.
Wow! This magazine is beautiful. Michelene Johnese has created a stunning depiction of modern-day black women. Not “your mama’s” magazine it what it says on the title. I would agree. Seeking to only showcase information the progressive and sophisticated enjoy, CRWN is making it’s mark. Subscribe to be transported to a new world simply by the pictures alone. The conscious woman’s magazine showcasing Black Girl Magic in every issue. Looking to stay in the know? Subscribe!
Created by two sisters, this planner is designed to help you write your vision for 2017 using inspirational stories from women like you, productivity tips, and more. Purchase by December 31 for extra perks and savings.
This journal is designed for you to get clarity around your life. Siobhan Sudberry has created a journal to help you get clear and create the life you want.
Get all your thoughts out with these stationary and journals. Beautifully designed just for you.
Mugs, pencils, and more to help you live a faith-filled fashionable life.
I’ve watched this young lady begin on Twitter sharing her budget tips to now reaching women around the world with sound practical financial advice. If finances is an area you want to work on, join the challenge. You and your babies will be so glad you did!
SINGLE MOM RELAXATION/WOOSAH TIME
You can purchase a self-care box for yourself which in turn supports several woman-owned businesses! Each box has 5 full-size beauty, health and wellness items for you to enjoy in the privacy of your own home. You can use code PAMPER for 15% off! I love this young mom and her vision for women. Treat yourself or great for the single mom ( and every mom) in your life.
A subscription box where everything inside is from a black-owned business. Designed to encourage cooperative economics and to see black owned businesses highlighted, this box is for the conscious mom who wants to give back.
Wouldn’t you love not having to go to the store for those pesky personal care items that Mother Nature insists on causing you to buy? Enter The Femly Box, a curated subscription based on your likes and needs for that special time of month. Perfect for us busy single moms.
Beautiful item created for you and the home that inspire you to love on you, work your goals, and your faith. A mom and entrepreneur of faith, Sethlina work to inspire women to enjoy the good moments in life.
Luxury body confections for your skin that smell so good you want to eat them. Bath anyone? All natural and organic. Time for a “mommy break.”
All natural products to help you woosah and relax made to order. Great for sensitive skin.
Use these handmade candles and scents to unwind and relax from a long day of crushing it!
Helping you sleep like a baby and rest when you need. An apothecary for those who cherish rest and have no shame in getting it in.
SINGLE MOM FASHION AND BEAUTY GIFTS
This Canadian beauty brand is in a mission to ensure every woman of color has what she needs to enhance her beauty. I love the lipsticks and have mascara on the way. Quality and fast!
Thus Detroit single mom changed her life and her young son’s when she used a secret recipe to pay her rent. It’s been doing that and then some as she helps you with your wash day in 4 easy steps. Treat your hair and you well with naturalicious.
Check out this natural hair collection from one of the Founders if Black Biz Scope! Rave reviews for her hair care, body, and beard boxes are being touted all over social. Indulge in her butters and treat yourself!
Your hair is important. The way you look affect the way you feel. Get your hair in formation at Textured Talk. She curates all the brands you want and need in one place. Shop with her and she delivers.
This is the brainchild and purpose of Vashti Patrick-Joseph a well-known hair and fashion blogger. She is an amazing encourager, talented blogger, and her clothing speaks to us women who know God has so much to do with our success, vision, and parenting.
For the seamstress in you. Undisputed Queen of do it yourself fashion, Mimi G will have you looking fly. Economic access to her patterns AND she teaches you to sew. Looking for a fun project? Start here.
For the handbag lover. She has a great holiday sale and these are handmade.
Fashionable handbags for the stylish single mom. Get a bag that makes you feel wonderful and matches your style.
Courtesy of BlackMainStreet.com This is an amazing list. If you’re into bags, check this list out!
Modern meets African as designer Tindie helps you rock your fashion at work, at play, or after 5. Versatile and beautiful.
Stay stylish with these amazing head wraps.
Single Mom Gifts for the Whole Family
An amazing way to save your memories and show them off for you and the world to see. Photos that are removable wallpaper. Genius and it saves you money on frames and time scrapbooking.
Be inspired with these empowering prints. As a single mom, you must affirm how awesome you are daily.
How cool is it to turn your favorite family photo into a puzzle. What a way to work together as a family. Cute idea the kids will love and you because it allows connection and bonding time between you and your babies.
What an amazing list! I hope you take some time to treat yourself to some amazing relaxation, inspiration, and wardrobe uplifting fun this holiday. If you’re dating, show your boo your wants. If you’re enjoying the single life sans Bae, treat yourself honey! One thing I learned a long time ago, is to love on me so that the man in my life would know how to do so without me saying a word. What would you add to the list? Comment below and let us know.
Happy shopping and Happy Holidays from my home to yours!
Your Coach Kaywanda