Crowds. Noise. Long lines. Bright lights. Holiday shopping can be overwhelming for any parent, but it is especially challenging for those of us with children with sensory needs.
Luckily, we live in a time when online shopping has never been better. Online retailers are diverse, shipping is often reasonable or free, deals are aplenty, and product reviews can help you make informed decisions.
So if you’re ready to skip the lines and instead open your laptop, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of our favorite online shopping destinations for the holidays, for anyone on your list:
For a child with challenges …
… try Fun and Function.
This website specializes in toys for children with a wide variety of disabilities. Simply enter your child’s age and diagnosis, and you will receive pages of unique products designed to engage your child in their own special way.
For your furry friends …
… check out Wag.com.
From toys to beds to treats, you can always find something special on this site for your little companion.
For the hostess, your friend, yourself…
… visit Zulily.com.
If you’ve haven’t heard of this website yet, you need to check it out. Zulily includes a diverse collection of amazing toys for kids, unique clothing options, and perfect hostess gifts. All you need to do is submit your email and you can explore the site.
For any kid (and even some adults!) …
… browse Fat Brain Toys.
This is an awesome family-owned company with unique toys for every age and interest. Scroll down on any product, and you will find useful information on who the toy is best suited for. This will make your shopping decision-making much smoother!
Those are a few of our favorite online shopping destination – but what are yours? Share your sites (or your best present ideas) in the comments below!