Simplify Your Holidays: Special Gifts for Your Family

December 5, 2023

Rob & Joanna Teigen

The noise of the holidays can quickly drown out the true message of this season.

Gift buying overwhelms us.
Commercials pressure us.
To-do lists distract us.

Do you find yourself lost in the chaos of the season?

What we celebrate most at Christmas is that Jesus is Emmanuel, God with us. He came to be with you (Matthew 1:21-23). He is walking beside you (Psalm 16:8). He is near to you (Philippians 4:4-7). The beautiful news is that those things aren’t just true at Christmas. The hope of Christ encourages and sustains us all year long!

We have created intentional resources to cultivate that hope in your faith and family. Below are several of our favorites! Whether you are searching for that just-right gift or looking for ideas for your whole list, we hope this makes it really easy for you to find meaningful gifts for those you love.


Gifts to Cultivate Prayer

101 Prayers for Men and Women

Prayer books are a blessing when we struggle to find the words to pray. These books contain Spirit-filled prayers to encourage and provide fresh inspiration for intimate conversations with God. Pray over yourself, family members or friends using the Scriptures and prayers within these books. (Books can also be purchased separately here.)

 

 

Powerful Prayers for Your Son and Daughter

This is a beautiful gift for your spouse as you parent together, or for other parents you know! Included are stories from other parents who have experienced God’s love as He answered prayers for their own children. This book put words to a wide variety of concerns such as stress, purity issues, social pressures, grief and loss, and more. (Books can also be purchased separately here.)

 

 

Prayer Cards Sets for Your Son or Daughter

These are a heartwarming gift for any mom or dad who wants to consistently pray for their child. It contains 44 double-sided cards with topical prayers and corresponding verses from the Word. These also make a great stocking-stuffer!

 

 

Gifts to Cultivate Conversation

Conversation Cards for Families

What family doesn’t want to grow closer, have fun, and know each other better than ever before? These cards are the perfect, simple way to encourage your own family or another to do just that. The 44 double-sided cards pose a question paired with an inspiring scripture verse or quote. Topics include friendship, hopes and dreams for the future, emotions, creativity and learning, and much more.

 

 

 

88 Great Conversation Starters for Husband and Wives

Conversation cards are a gift that can be put to use so quickly! They’re a fun way for couples to grow closer and know one another better. Each card has a question and an inspiring Scripture or quote that is sure to spark some laughter and heartfelt conversation to grow their love. 

 

 

 

Conversation Starters for Couples

Another great option for the married couples in your life, but also fitting for a boyfriend, girlfriend, or the engaged couple in your circle!

 

 

 

Gifts to Cultivate Time With God

Hope For Each Morning

Give a friend or family member space to hope in the Lord! This 366-day devotional offers encouraging Bible verses, fresh reminders of God’s promises and truth, and a prayer to lift up each morning.

 

 

 

Mr & Mrs Devotions

Making time to seek the Lord together is vital to a strong and happy marriage. This devotional book is written especially for couples to guide them to a deeper intimacy with God and each other. The beautiful cover, gilt-edged pages, and a ribbon place marker make it an extra special gift.

 

 

 

 

Gifts to Cultivate Family Fun

Laugh Out Loud Lunch Box Notes

Start a new habit in the new year! Each of the colorful tear-off lunchbox notes has a silly joke and blank space on the back to write a message. Stick this in the stocking of your spouse or gift to the friends you parent alongside!

 

 

 

 

88 Great Daddy Daughter Dates

With today’s busy schedules, it can be difficult for dads to connect in meaningful ways with their girls. This bundle offers a wide variety of fun ideas for spending quality time together and accompanying creative conversation cards. This bundle makes a great gift for your favorite dad who wants to win his daughter’s heart.

 

 

Laugh Out Loud Holiday Bundle

Add a little “Ha Ha Ha” to the “Ho Ho Ho” this Christmas with this joy-filled bundle! This collection includes a lift the flap joke picture book, a classic Christmas joke book, and a matching notebook and pencil. This caters to multiple ages and can broken into multiple smaller gifts or given as a whole!

 

 


If we can help you choose a resource that best fits the person you’re gifting to, we’d love to do that! You can always email us at home@growinghometogether.com. We wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

– Rob and Joanna

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