Give a little
An heirloom-quality blanket for the nanny who you couldn’t live without.
Bonus: Swell Forever allocates a portion of proceeds to help fund adoptions
and make sure every child has a “swell forever.”
Swell Forever blanket, $240, swellforever.com
A cute auxiliary charger for your babysitter whose stamina
at the playground surpasses her phone’s battery life.
ban.do mobile charger, $30, shopbando.com
A pair of slippers for your best friend who saved your sanity
when you got cold feet about the whole giving-birth thing.
Umbra Shift slippers, $40, umbrashift.com
A craft gift tag for the bottles of wine and tins of cookies you’ll be taking
to all eight of the holiday parties you were invited to this year.
Minted custom photo gift tags, from $15 for 15, minted.com
Fun & games
A cheeky key fob for the next-door neighbor who kindly came over
to take care of your cat while you were in the hospital.
Graf + Lantz key fob, $12, graf-lantz.com
Food for thought
A sweet treat for the daycare teacher who looks after your sweetheart.
Ticket Chocolate s’mores kit, $24, theticketkitchen.com
By the book
A tantalizing recipe book for your new-mom friend who’s equally nostalgic
about the golden days of happy hour and brunch.
Sterling Publishing book, $25, sterlingpublishing.com