You’re Wel­come

16 GIFTS THAT WILL DE­LIGHT ALL THE FOLKS WHO WARM UP YOUR FAM­ILY LIFE

Parents (USA) - - Contents -

FOR The Play­date Host

Ac­cord­ing to In­sta, con­fetti makes ev­ery­thing bet­ter, but the rib­bons in these soaps will liven up a bath­room with­out lit­ter­ing its floor. $14 each; ofakind.com

FOR Your Teen Babysit­ter

These trendy coils look like tele­phone cords (re­mem­ber them?), but they’re hair ties that leave locks dent-free. $7 for four; myk­itsch.com

FOR The Li­brar­ian

This clever pouch is a no-brainer—and not just be­cause a book is do­nated with ev­ery pur­chase. $12 each; out­of­print­cloth­ing.com

FOR The School Nurse

Tis­sues are a tool of her trade, but these hold­ers made of cash­mere scraps (yay, re­cy­cling!) make reach­ing for one a treat. $25 each; lizzyshaw­stu­dio.com

FOR The Cross­ing Guard

Keep her fin­gers toasty as she waves kid­dos across the street—and the kid­dos in stitches when they get a load of these mit­tens. $28; drap­er­james.com

FOR The Helpers You Can’t Leave Out

Stash a few of these pretty, high-qual­ity olive oils for the aides or care­givers you al­most for­got about. $25 for 500ml; ital­ian­foodand­style.com

FOR The School-of­fice Crew

The hard work­ers at the hub of it all de­serve a sweet break. And for ev­ery box of treats bought dur­ing the hol­i­days, a tree will be planted in the Peru­vian Ama­zon. $25 for a five-piece box; al­tere­co­foods.com

FOR The Art Teacher

These high-de­sign, Mem­phis-style note­books pro­vide a great cre­ative out­let for any­one prone to im­promptu sketch­ing. $12.50 each; ofakind.com

FOR The Pet Sit­ter

He won’t get bored hang­ing around the doggy park if he has a palm-size ar­cade game like Ms. Pac-man hang­ing from his belt loop. $20; thinkgeek.com

FOR The Ele­men­taryschool Teach­ers

Re­cip­ro­cate their TLC with lightly scented, stressre­duc­ing bath bars. Tie on a gift card to add oomph. $10 for two; world­mar­ket.com

FOR The Mu­sic In­struc­tor

Nim­ble fin­gers get sore—just ask a piano teacher. (We did, BTW.) He can slip his thumb into this gad­get to mas­sage aches. $4 for two; kikker­land.com

FOR The Preschool Teach­ers

Words from clas­sics such as The Won­der­ful Wiz­ard of Oz ap­plied by hand onto cot­ton head­bands will de­light those who make sto­ry­time spe­cial. $14; sto­ri­arts.com

FOR The Pe­di­a­tri­cian

A lovely hand­made porce­lain jewelry holder lets her keep her rings as safe as she keeps your kids. $16; hon­ey­comb-stu­dio.com

FOR The Car-pool Mom

Ease her some­times stress­ful rides with this gorg wa­ter bot­tle. The flip-up straw top makes it easy to sip cold brew (the real “mom juice”). $15; drinkd­stil.com

FOR The Troop Leader

This wa­ter-re­sis­tant cube lights up the out­doors and even in­cludes a rain­bow ef­fect. S’mores, any­one? $20; ll­bean.com

FOR The Mommy-and-me Class Mu­sic Mak­ers

Help them schlep all those shak­ers and drums with re­us­able totes. This one can hold up to 50 pounds, but let’s hope it’ll never need to! $10; al­waysfits.com

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