If you’re anything like me, you’ve only just realized that Christmas is next week and while I have purchased all the big gifts (lucky us, most of our shopping was done weeks ago for Chanukah), there are smaller ones here and there that keep popping out of the woodwork. One such gift is the one we need to give to our babysitter.
My son absolutely LOVES his babysitter, like, nearly leaps out of our arms to her in the mornings. She seems to love him equally fiercely, and while there are things I’d like to change about our babysitting situation, I know my son is well loved when he’s at her house. And so I wanted to come up with a gift that I could make that she would actually enjoy, and one that might even make her life a little easier, since spending your days with an army of toddlers and my son isn’t the easiest thing in the world.
I decided to rule out any gifts with his picture because that seems like the kind of thing I’d love of my child, but maybe not everyone would want from someone else’s, you know? And because I don’t have any spare pictures of him lying around. So instead, I’m looking for things she would use and enjoy and most importantly, that can be made, easily, and in one day so that I can have it ready for her Thursday when I drop Eli off. After thoroughly scouring the internet, these are my 10 favorite easy homemade gifts, one of which I’ll be making today and giving to our babysitter tomorrow!
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What is your favorite homemade gift to give during the holidays?
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