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2023 Spring Guides at Parenting Healthy

2023 Spring Guides at Parenting Healthy

Welcome to all things, Spring at Parenting Healthy. Spring brings Mother’s Day, travel, spring cleaning and summer planning. Whether you need gift ideas for weddings or Holidays or products to help you clean and travel safely, the 2023 Spring Guides is the hub for all things spring!

I would love for you to visit each brand below and give them some “FOLLOW” love! Keep checking back as more is added almost daily!


Rainy Day Boxes curates the perfect gift sets depending on the struggle your friend or loved one is going through.

For All Moms (FAM) Gifting Advisor text service with Zulily and Busy Philips. This service is ready to find presents through a mobile-friendly curated service providing inspiration based on the specific passions of their moms and mom figures.

CGF is a nutrient derived form the nucleus of chlorella.  Sun Chlorella Cream adds CGF with other plant-based ingredients of clove and grapefruit seed extract to promote healthy-looking skin

ROAM Homegrown artisan-crafted soy candles are elegant and natural. They are women-owned out of Austin, Texas and offer collections of scents that will remind you of your different journeys in life.

Spring Cleaning

Brightly Terra Stone Coasters are natural and eco-friendly. Not only are coasters made of diatomaceous earth a benefit to your furniture, it is sustainable.

This towel set by Thyme & Sage will help you clean, cook and dry

The Pura Smart Home Fragrance unit fits 2 scents so you have choices. Each scent can be scheduled as well as assigned an intensity scale.

I am so grateful for brands that create responsible products and can offer them at affordable prices. Find great deals at Tru Earth for the cleaning products that have no waste left behind as you spring clean


The Table Tyke makes eating out or at home easier and safer for kids. This 100% silicone placemat offers safety, sanitation, cleanliness and it is easy to clean & travel with.

Gift Ideas- Spring/Summer Weddings and Babies

Urthy Scents uses clean burning coconut wax blend and eco-friendly wood wicks. Urthy Scents candles are trusted as clean burning and made with high quality ingredients.

Finding gifts at Well Told is so easy – wine glasses, flasks, beer pint, whiskey glasses and so much more. If it can hold a beverage, it is available for etching.

What makes these Fab Slabs USA boards unique is that they are crafted from high-quality Camphor Laurel trees, a type of timber that is naturally and permanently antibacterial.

Getting Summer Ready – Home and Outdoors

Get outdoors and build balance and accuracy with the Tri-flyer and Lawn Launch. Bolder Play has many outdoor adventure toys and games to set your kids up for an active summer

Spring Children’s Books for Summer reading

These cards, books and toys make great travel companions as well. Shop the Little Patakha store today and begin a different learning style about the world and people around you.

Hooray for DNA! introduces the topic of DNA and how many species are more alike than we know. It has the fun science lesson! The illustrations help give a visual as they learn about DNA and what makes us…us!

Father’s Day 2023

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For All Moms (FAM) Gifting Advisor text service with Zulily and Busy Philips

For All Moms (FAM) Gifting Advisor text service with Zulily and Busy Phillips

Moms, we are busy! Busy is quite an underestimate and when Holidays and birthdays come around we have the added task of coming up with gift ideas and heading out to shop for gifts. That’s one more task on our long to-do list. According to Zulily’s State of Motherhood report, 75% believe moms are responsible for managing the household budget and nearly 20% claim to make 100% of all purchasing decisions in a year. Even in married or partnered households, Mom does a lot of shopping and gifting decisions. Zulily is here to help with The Find!

There is a new text service that is free and available to all of us! Busy Philips and Zulily have teamed up within Zulily’s The Find platform to launch For All Moms (FAM) Gifting Advisor! This service is ready to find fool-proof presents through a mobile-friendly curated service providing inspiration based on the specific passions of their moms and mom figures. 

How it works:  

  • Sign up for the For All Moms (FAM) Gifting Advisor between now and April 18th
  • Answer two simple questions and you’ll be prompted to curated events that will help you find the perfect gift – whether you’re treating yourself or finding a gift for someone else.   
  • Zulily’s prompts are based on real ‘moms’ feedback of what brings them joy and the intentionality of their quality time and shared experiences.  
  • Curated events will offer brand names and on-trend styles themed to: bonding over new adventures, home and garden gifts for those who love to bring family together and entertain, foodie gifts for those whose most precious time is the ritual around the family table, bed and bath gifts for the ones who enjoy getting cozy, and more.

The Find from Zulily is a wide extension of the gift ideas you want all year long! This is where the text service will lead you when you answer the Mother’s Day shopping questions, only it leads you directly to gifts that match exactly what you are looking for. I ‘asked’ my text service for gift ideas for a friend who loves to cozy up and got links to beautiful blankets and more.

Start today! Sign up for the For All Moms (FAM) Gifting Advisor between now and April 18th and let Zulily help you shop! The gifts can be ordered right then and delivered to you or your giftee’s door!

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The Best Gifts to Buy for Every Occasion in Your Family

The Best Gifts to Buy for Every Occasion in Your Family
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Who doesn’t love a holiday or a birthday gift? There’s something about receiving a thoughtful token of affection that brings us immense joy. But coming up with ideas for those you care about can be challenging, especially if you don’t know them well or live far away from them. Fortunately, the retail sector recognizes this challenge and has come to our aid with various gift-giving occasions throughout the year. Some of these may not be as widely recognized as others, but they are all opportunities to get inspired by new ideas. Read on to discover useful tips when it comes to buying gifts for loved ones based on their age, gender, and other factors. This way, you will never be stuck again in finding the best present ever again!

Finding the Right Gift for Every Occasion

Before you go shopping for gifts, you first need to understand the person’s interests, likes, and dislikes. This way, you can avoid giving them a gift they’ll never use again. Some tips to keep in mind when finding the best gifts to buy are:

– Consider their personality. If the person you’re buying for is expressive, creative, or sentimental, gifts that reflect these characteristics will be fitting.

– Observe their lifestyle. If the person you’re buying for is sporty, health-conscious, or frequently travels, gifts that reflect their lifestyle will be fitting.

– Understand the occasion. You’ll want to buy something that reflects the significance of the occasion with a gift that will be appreciated and put to good use.


For birthdays, you can’t go wrong with gifting a personalized gift that reflects the person’s interests and passions. If you know their zodiac sign, you can find plenty of options to choose from. For people who are into fitness, yoga, or other sports, you can get them a special yoga mat, sports equipment, or other accessories that fit their interests. For people who are creative, you can give them art supplies, a pen and paper set, a personalized sketchpad, or a framed art print that features the recipient. For people who love to read, you can gift them a special reading pillow, a book-themed mug, or a personalized bookmark. For people who are sentimental, you can choose from a wide selection of personalized keepsake boxes, mugs, journals, and other keepsakes.

Holiday Gifts

Holiday gifts can be a bit of a challenge to buy because the occasion doesn’t revolve around a single recipient. You will want to find gifts that are appropriate not only for your loved ones, but for their family and friends as well. If you’re buying for a child, it’s best to go with toys and/or games that are age-appropriate. You can also consider gifts that revolve around their interests, like a photography kit, a model car kit, a craft kit, a science kit, etc. If you’re buying for a parent, grandparents, or an aunt or uncle, you can go with the tried and true gift of a coffee mug or personalized gifts that they can keep at their desks at work. If you’re buying for an adult, you should choose something more special. You can go with a travel gift card, a subscription box, a personalized item, or a gift that reflects their hobbies or interests.

Graduation Gifts

For graduations, you can give gifts that will help the graduate transition from school to the working world or to school itself. You can give them useful items, such as a nice piece of stationary, a laptop sleeve, or a stylish backpack. You can also give them gift cards to places they will frequently visit, like coffee shops and restaurants.

Mother’s Day

When it comes to Mother’s Day gifts, you want to find something special that shows your mom that you love her and appreciate all that she does for you and for the rest of the family. You can go with signature gifts, like a hand-made item or a sentimental item such a piece of jewelry. You can also go with gift cards to places that your mom would frequent, such as her salon or her favorite coffee shop.

Father’s Day

For Father’s Day gifts, you want to find something that shows your dad how much you appreciate him and how much you love him. You can go with a sentimental gift or a gift that has a special meaning like a quality watch, you have to search for an authorized watch dealer such as My Gift Stop. You can also go with gift cards to places he would frequently visit, such as his favorite restaurant or his place of work.

Anniversary Gifts

For anniversary gifts, you want to find a gift that both of you would enjoy using. You can go with a special piece of jewelry, a romantic getaway, or a gift that you know they would like. You can also go with gift cards to places they would frequent, like their favorite restaurant or their favorite store.

Choosing the right gift for someone can be quite tricky. However, by following this guide, you should be able to find the perfect gift for anyone in your family. So, go ahead and surprise someone today with a thoughtful gift that they’ll love and appreciate. For your convenience, we have provided a summary of useful tips when it comes to buying gifts for loved ones based on their age, gender, and other factors. This way, you will never be stuck again in finding the best present ever again!

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4 Budget-Friendly Anniversary Gift Ideas

4 Budget-Friendly Anniversary Gift Ideas

It can be challenging to find the perfect holiday gift for your partner. However, finding the right present for anniversaries can be even more difficult. Maybe you’re a new couple, and you celebrate your monthaversaries, or perhaps you and your partner have been married for years. Regardless, finding the right gift is important because it represents your appreciation and love for your romantic relationship and partner. 

If you feel like you’re struggling to come up with perfect Anniversary gift ideas for your loved one or are two busing planning a fun day that you haven’t had time to even think about it, here are some fantastic suggestions for you. 

1 A Framed Photograph

A simple and romantic anniversary gift for who you love is a framed photograph of the two of you. Consider framing a picture of significant milestones in your lives like your wedding or first photo together. A special photo of the two of you is a great way to remember and honor the special moments you’ve experienced together. 

If you want to make this anniversary gift even more spectacular, consider upgrading to a cheap canvas for a modern display of your photograph. Printing photos onto a canvas is a great way to boost the quality of your photos.

You can also include a handwritten letter to go with your gift. Handwritten letters are a great way to express your feelings to your partner and will be special to read again years later. You can tape your note to the back of the canvas or write it on a notecard to place beside the photo. 

2. A Personalized Playlist

Whether you want to go the old school route with a mixed tape or CD or simply create a playlist off of your favorite music downloading app, your special someone will love the thoughtfulness and creativity that you’ve put into curating an anniversary playlist for them. 

You’ll want to include songs that are special to the two of you and others that make you think of your partner. You might even include a few to jog up specific memories or milestones that you have had together. Be sure to title your playlist something sweet as the cherry on top of this go-to anniversary gift. 

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3. A Signature Cake

Nothing says “happy anniversary” like a signature cake. If your partner has a sweet tooth, you can create a custom cake with your lover’s favorite flavors and toppings. Include a funny or sweet message to go on top. Many local bakeries offer tons of lovely options for high-quality cakes. Just make sure to order ahead of time! 

The cakes you get at the grocery store are limited in their design capabilities, so it might be best to work with a baker who can customize your cake exactly how you want it. Find some romantic candles to fill the room up with some romantic lighting and ambiance or to top your cake.

4. A Handmade Scrapbook 

Your anniversary is about celebrating your relationship and the time and experiences you’ve gone through together. A scrapbook is a special way to honor those memories.  Create a colorful photobook or digital picture frame of some of your best moments together throughout your relationship. 

You might even title the scrapbook with the dates that the pictures run through. Get creative with the scrapbook paper and cutouts you use to decorate your book. Personalize it to your partner’s tastes so they’ll enjoy your decorations as well as the thought and effort you put into making their anniversary scrapbook. 

Gifts From The Heart  

The best budget-friendly anniversary gifts are those that come from the heart. Whether you use music, artwork, photographs, or food to convey your message, your partner will love whatever you come up with that reminds them of your love and care. Consider the above four suggestions as you create your budget-friendly anniversary gift this year.