7 Gift Ideas for Kids From Divorced Families

7 Gift Ideas for Kids From Divorced Families

Deciding to purchase a meaningful Christmas gift for kids in separated families can become troublesome if you don’t know what will make them smile on Christmas morning. With this said, it is important to remember that it's still a time to celebrate and be grateful for what we have. Christmas can be a difficult time for divorced parents and their children. The holiday season can bring up a lot of emotions and can be a reminder of the family that once was. 

However, with these gift ideas for children from separated families, the festive season will bring happiness, love and a chance at a new beginning.

1. Personalized gifts

A personalized mug or keychain with their family name or crest is a great way to let them know you support their unique family structure. 

It would be a nice way to show that you support and care about them.

Personalized jewelry kid

2. A gift to show affection

Living between 2 separated parents can sometimes feel difficult for both kids and parents. As showing affection regularly is the key to happy life gifting a Lovebox can be a nice idea! 

The Lovebox for kids is a connected, messaging device that pairs with an app to go beyond regular communication and deliver instant expressions of affection from a distance.

Lovebox goal is to brighten your loved ones’ days regularly, by offering a range of delightful experiences to make them smile. It’s rewarding you every time you spread happiness! Love is for all. 

Lovebox for kids

3. Creating connections with gifts

If you want to help your kids stay connected to their other parents, you can give them a digital photo frame that can display pictures from both homes. Or, you can give them a special journal to write letters back and forth.

Digital photo frame

4. Strengthen the bond with something special

Giving your kids tickets to a show is a great way to help them enjoy their time with their other parent. It will give them something to look forward to and help them bond with their mother or father.

Bond with parent
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5. A relaxing gift

If you're looking for a gift that will help your kids relax and unwind, consider a cozy blanket, a new book, or a relaxation kit complete with scented candles and bath bombs. These thoughtful gifts will show your children that you care about their well-being and want them to relax and enjoy some peace and quiet.

Cozy blanket

6. A gift that lets them express themselves

Why not get them something to help them express themselves, like a new art set or a musical instrument? 

These things can help them to explore their creative side, and who knows, they may even find a hidden talent! 

Musical instrument

7. Something made just for them

Why not take the opportunity to show your children how much you care by surprising them with a gift that is just for them? 

A gift card to their favourite store or a new piece of jewellery is sure to put a smile on their face and let them know how much you care. 

Gift children
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It can be tough to know what to get a child living in a divorced family. Whatever you choose to buy as a Christmas gift, make sure it’s something the child will enjoy and appreciate. A thoughtful gift will let them know they’re loved and appreciated, even if their family situation is complicated.