Does your son or daughter love animals? That’s almost a silly question—animals and children are a natural pairing. It’s hard to imagine a child who isn’t excited to meet a kitten, pet a friendly dog, or take a trip to the zoo. Gifts for kids who love animals are easy to come by—cuddly toys are a constant favorite. If you want to surprise your young zoo keeper or farmhand with something different, however, we’ve got
Kids’ lives seem to revolve around electronic devices nowadays. We’re not saying that’s altogether bad—we’re online right now, after all—but between televisions, computers, gaming consoles and smartphones, it seems like kids rarely see past their screens and monitors. The dominant nature of electronics has been blamed on everything from increased obesity to shortened attention spans. While it’s tempting to pull the plug on kids completely, we can’t deny we live in an information age, and
If there’s any whirlwind of excitement and panic that matches the feeling of becoming a first-time mom, we’ve yet to experience it. Watching a friend or family member head into the brave new world of parenthood should be celebrated, so show how happy you are for her with thoughtful first-time mom gifts. If you’re not sure what to get her, we’ve got some great suggestions for first-time mom gifts. Customized Keepsakes Commemorate her new motherhood
Special occasions are milestones in a child’s life. Every birthday, every religious holiday, every summer vacation and new school year are signs the child is getting older and growing up. As adults, we may not get too excited by another birthday, but when you’re only six, turning seven is a really big deal. You may not remember the day you learned to read your own name, but at the time, it was an amazing feeling.
I love you. No matter how often you say it to your child, those three little words never get old. Knowing they’re loved makes children feel secure and safe. A loved child is a confident child, always willing to try and learn new things. I See Me! offers various books and gifts to help you remind your little one she or he’s adored on every page. Written and illustrated by award-winning authors and illustrators, these
Choosing baby shower gifts can be difficult. Do you opt for the practical or the sentimental? The baby bath or the cuddly toy? What if you bring a duplicate gift—an awkward situation for all concerned? Here’s a few suggestions to help you choose the best possible gifts for mothers. Coordinate Gifts If you know other people attending the shower, ask what gifts they plan on bringing. Not only does this help avoid duplicates, it
Mother’s Day isn’t about flowers (unless your little one picked them herself) or cards (unless the card’s hand-made). Mother’s Day is about showing how much you love Mom, whether it’s making her breakfast in bed, planning a special day, or presenting her with a hand-made gift she’ll treasure forever. At I See Me, we know how special a customized gift is. With this in mind, we’ve collected seven gifts children can make (with a little
It’s a secret the greeting card companies would rather you didn’t know—nothing makes Mom feel more special and loved than a handmade card. Almost every Mom eventually gathers a treasure trove of hand-crafted cards and art made by her children. If you’re helping little ones make Mother’s Day cards, a little preparation goes a long way. Stocking up on craft materials ahead of time is a great start. Because this is a gift Mom’s likely to treasure
You can tell Easter’s coming when the chocolate eggs start showing up in stores, usually accompanied by prepackaged Easter baskets filled with-not to put too fine a point on it-cheap, easily breakable plastic junk. This year, why not give your child an Easter basket they’ll remember? Say no to the cheap trinkets, badly-made toys, and abundance of plastic in favor of more imaginative gifts from the Easter Bunny. Here are some of our favorites. Spring
Just a little humor for you and your little princess to enjoy. We hope your princess enjoyed her reign of 2015 and is ready to reign again in 2016! This quote inspired by I See Me!’s personalized princess book.