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Family 5 months ago

baby's first birthday gift ideas


Can you guys believe Shiloh turned ONE year old last weekend?! I’m sure every mom says this but I legitimately feel like we brought her home from the hospital about 8 minutes ago. This has been the fastest year of my life for sure! We kept her birthday party really simple – we just wanted all of our family together in one place to celebrate our little girl! Nothing fancy. Just cake and presents and the people we love!

As Shiloh’s birthday was approaching, our families started asking me what they should get for Shiloh. I didn’t have a ton of ideas, and then realized it can be kind of tricky to buy a good gift for a one year old! So I started doing some research on best toys or gift ideas for a one year old, and thought I’d share some great ideas I found with y’all! My mom also got something for Shiloh that she LOVES that isn’t on the list below that I wanted to share! This Follow-Me Bee Crawl Toy is such a great toy for babies starting from 5 months old, going all the way to advanced crawlers! “Two-in-one developmental toy encourages crawling with lights, music and movement – Three stages of play encourage: discover and exploration, motor skills and sensory development.” Shiloh has been playing with this non-stop since her birthday party!

Here’s a list I put together of other great 1st birthday gift ideas or just good toys for one year olds!:


Y’all probably know this by now but we LOVE shopping at Walmart for all of our baby needs! When we were getting ready for Shiloh’s party, it was so nice being able to buy her presents, gift wrapping, food, paper products, and party decorations all in one spot! If there isn’t a Walmart close to your house, they offer next day delivery on SO many items which I’ve used more often than I like to admit haha. They have definitely made mom life a whole lot easier, knowing I can get all my baby needs in one place!

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Mommas, let me know in the comments below if your one year old had any favorite toys that we need to try! Thanks for reading!


P.S. Shiloh’s Gender Reveal and Birth Story

xo Lauren

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