The Working Daughter Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Holiday Gift Guide

If, like me, you have no intention of walking into a store between now and January 2, but you do want to show appreciation for the people in your life who get you through the ups and downs of working daughterhood, fret not! The Working Daughter Holiday Gift Guide 2019 has gift ideas for everyone on your list, and, you can order them all online. And while sure, ’tis better to give than receive – we included some gifts just for you too! This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission if you make a purchase.

For Your Mom

Has caregiving taken over your relationship with your mother? Reconnect with her, as a daughter, with this journal that you both contribute to. Share dreams, family stories and memories. Like Mother, Like Daughter (A Discovery Journal for the Two of Us) $16.80

For Your Dad







This beautiful book, provides writing prompts that encourage grandparents to write cards to their grandchildren. It’s sure to become a treasured gift. Letters to My Grandchild: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever $12.09

For your Bestie

In college, she was always willing to split a pint of Haagen Dazs ice cream when you were stressed. As an adult, she is always willing to share a bottle of wine, no matter how busy she is. Show her how much you appreciate her with an electric corkscrew. Who has time to open a bottle the old fashioned way? Electric corkscrew $99.99

For A Fellow Working Daughter

Show her she’s not alone with a copy of Working Daughter: A Guide to Caring for Your Aging Parents While Making a Living. This book combines personal narrative (mine!) and practical advice so working daughters everywhere can learn to tackle their challenges and enjoy life along the way. $30

And if you’ve read the Working Daughter book, you know how important it is for caregivers to stay hydrated! Encourage more water with this HydroMATE 32 Oz Motivational Glass Water Bottle with Time Marker |Safe For Travel To-Go & Hot Liquids Tea & Coffee $27.95

Give them a much-needed boost with this great-smelling candle. Or keep it for yourself! You Got This!” | Patchouli, Orange, Mango | Luxury Scented Soy Candle $19.95

For Your Husband

Give him the gift of a walking man cave. In these Bose Frame Audio Sunglasses with Open Ear Headphones with Bluetooth Connectivity, he can escape  anywhere, anytime. And then, you can turn the man cave into a she shed! $199

For Your Daughter

Any girl with hair past her shoulders, surely has a ponytail holder around her wrist at all times. (So does any woman of a certain age – here comes the hot flash!) Help her elevate her style with these bracelets that conceal the hair tie. My Hair Tie Bracelet: Ella Design Hair Tie Bracelet – Stainless Steel Hair Tie Holder $14.99

For Your Son

Teach him that experiences are more important than things and inspire him to go to a show, a concert, the movies, a trip, with this Ticket Stub Diary. $18.62

For You

For those days when you need to pull on your big girl panties and power through! Woman Up – Women’s Boy Brief, Boyshort Panty Underwear  $16.95

And for those really challenging days, just light a candle and save your troubles for another day. Fuck It, Take A Hike (Fig, Cedar & Moss) Infused with Just Fuck It, All-Natural Organic Soy Candle, from the Malicious Women Candle Company. $25.01

For Your Boss or Coworker Who Gets It

Show them you appreciate their support with this pretty, yet functional set of pens. Sweet Water Decor Metal Boss Lady Pen Set $14.99

For the Home Health Aide/Senior Living Staff

Help them relax and destress with these sweet scented dough balls that also provide therapy for tired hands. Aromatherapy Therapy Dough Lavender Made with Essential Oils $9.99

For Your Sister Who Helps You Out

Gift her this very pretty edition of Little Women  – the ultimate sister story. $14.40

For the Sibling That Never Helps

They’ll think it’s something from Tiffany’s in that robin’s egg blue box, but no! It’s a lump of coal.  $9.95

For Someone with Dementia

Give them the gift of companionship and joy with a lifelike robotic pet. Ageless Innovation Joy For All Companion Pets Golden Pup  $119.99

Make sure they can always reach their loved ones with this phone that lets you place photos on the dial pad. Future Call FC-0613 Picture Care Desktop Phone with 40db + Phone Number Storage Protection $34.99

Stocking Stuffers

Any woman over the age of 40 needs the Finishing Touch Flawless Women’s Painless Hair Remover. And that’s not some anti-feminist statement about ridiculous beauty ideals. That’s just wisdom talking. When your life experiences start to show around your eyes and across your forehead, do you really need life’s indignities all over your chin? $15.99

Pure genius! This sensor controlled light illuminates your purse so you can find your keys, your lip gloss, your parent’s med list…DEKE- Purse round LED Keychain light. $9.99

No more missing cheaters when you have a six pack! Keep these Reading Glasses by BOOST EYEWEAR in all the usual spots. $12.43

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