Products We Love

Gratitude Month

The One-Minute Gratitude Journal

This journal is a simple yet powerful way to keep a daily connection to gratitude for children and adults. If you have joint custody, try giving your child one to keep in each co-parent’s home, or use one that travels back and forth to provide continuity between homes. Don’t forget to pick up one for yourself!

Click here to buy

Give Thanks! You can Reach Out and Spread Joy

For kids 4 to 8, make gratitude fun with 50 simple activity prompts that go beyond saying thanks into an exploration of the many ways we can experience a personal culture of gratitude. For divorced parents, teaching gratitude may be hard, because divorce is a time of struggle. That is okay. Using gentle, easily-accessible tools increases gratitude even through the toughest separation. Best for children 4 to 8, this just-released activity book will inspire kids and their parents.

Click here to buy

Glitter Gel Pens, 32-Color Neon Glitter Fine Tip Pens

Make gratitude journaling even more fun with these gorgeous glitter pens. With 32 beautiful colors, you can split the set so that each co-parent has half. Have long drives for custody or visitation exchanges? Keeping a set of these pens in the car will keep your little one content.

Click here to buy

Gaiam Yoga Mat for Kids with Free Yoga Class

Designed for kids aged 4 to 9, this yoga mat comes in fun themes ranging from dinos to ballerinas. Made by Gaiam, the company known for quality yoga gear, this non-slip mat is safe and long lasting. Since being a single parent is stressful, set up your mat next to this one, and you can practice Gaiam’s free yoga classes together. Namaste!

Click here to buy

Colorful Thank You Notes (48 pack)

These colorful thank you notes are the perfect reminder for you and your littles to send gratitude through the mail. Think big: who has helped you and your children through divorce? Is there someone who supports your single parenting? Did your co-parent do something great? Use these notes to share, and show, your gratitude.

Click here to buy

The 3 Minute Gratitude Journal for Kids: A Journal to Teach Children to Practice Gratitude and Mindfulness

For kids 6 to 9, inspire gratitude through fun prompts and activities. This book also focuses on mindfulness, and helping children of divorced families stay present and grateful as they transition through the challenges of divorce.

Click here to buy

Woolzies Thankful Collection Set of 4 Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil - Cheers, Bless, Joy, Gratitude - 10 ML

Dreaming of a home filled with cheer, joy, blessings, or gratitude? Here’s an easy way to create it! These premium yet affordable essential oils come in four rich blends to bring cheer, joy, blessings and gratitude at the touch of a button. Did you lose your diffuser in the divorce? No problem – leave a few drops of oil in the shower before turning it on for a blissful shower (and send a package of these to your co-parent, too!).

Click here to buy

Kids Essential Oil Diffuser Slap bracelets (4-pack)

Need your gratitude on the go? Send your little ones to their co-parent’s home with these cool slap bracelet diffusers. Give your child a calming reminder of you during the other’s parenting time with just a drop of Woolzies essential oils. Since we know joint custody means a lot of things get lost, we love that this is a pack of four bracelets!

Click here to buy

Essential Oil Diffuser with LED Lights, Timer, and Auto-Off Safety Switch

Beautiful, powerful, and functional – this small diffuser packs a lot into a small package! Its simple design fits into any space. With the LED lights that are trending so hard with teens, you can be the cool co-parent! This diffuser has a timer and safety features that make it safe for any age, so whether you are a single parent to a toddler, or co-parent of a tween, you can fill your home with inspirational scents.

Click here to buy

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Purble: the calming toy companion

domestic violence
Get the benefit of a comfort pet with the ease of a stuffy with Purble, the adorable comfort pet. This high-tech toy soothes your child and slows their heartbeat as the child soothes Purble. For a child who experienced violence in a divorce, or is living in a new space, this provides a trusted friend that will provide comfort on many levels.

Click here to buy

Jumble Poppit Sensory Toy

Poppits are all the rage with the middle-school set, and it’s no wonder why. They provide a soothing sensory experience that helps children settle themselves. For just $10, this fave is in the single-parent budget – and because it is so big, you won’t lose it!

Click here to buy

One for the Murhpys

For ages 10 – 12 Carly is removed from a violent home and placed in a picture-perfect foster home. She tries to reconcile these worlds, but once she finally feels she belongs, Carly has a huge decision to make. For divorced or separated parents whose adolescents have been exposed to violence, this is an engaging and hopeful book.

Click here to buy

Coping Skills for Kids Workbook

This workbook offers a variety of exercises to help children identify and validate emotions: originally intended for pre-literate children through age 12.

Click here to buy

Light Up Fidget Spinner

These spinners give those with anxiety, stress, or ADHD something to do with their hands. It can improve focus and redirect nervous energy, and may even assist recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Click here to buy

Bloom Parenting: 50 Things to Say, Think and Do with Anxious, Angry & Over-the-Top Kids

Packed with practical tips for helping children through difficult times, this will help you whether your child expresses stress through anxiety, anger, or out-of-control behavior – these tools will provide immediate relief.

Click here to buy

Child Literacy Month

Apples to Apples Junior

Build literacy through laughter with Apples to Apples Junior. This comparison card game improves vocabulary, teaches synonyms & adjectives, and leads to lots of laughter – something that all stressed-out single parents can use! Children ages 7-15, who tend to bond through activity, will benefit in so many ways by playing this game with a parent who has shared custody.

Click here to buy

Refrigerator Poetry Magnets for Teens

Refrigerator magnets are a wonderful way to engage with your teen – at this age, they may not enjoy heart-to-heart talks, but still need a way to express themselves and connect with mom or dad. Ask your teen to leave you a message before they head off to their co-parent. With this fun set full of words like “rebel,” “justice,” “protest,” and “unite,” your teen will be easily inspired.

Click here to buy

Doodle Board

Inspire your child to practice fine motor skills without stress. This fun doodle board comes in a 2 pack, so your little one can have one at each coparent’s house. Divorce does not need to interrupt a kid’s literacy journey.

Click here to buy

Sticky Labels

Ever wonder why your child’s classroom has labels on everything? This is called “environmental print,” and it is an easy way to build literacy. As a single parent, you may not have as much time as you like to read with your kid. Use these colorful stickers to label things around the house. It’s a fun bonding activity, and if your coparent is on board, using labels at both houses creates stability during custody transitions.

Click here to buy

Bananagrams

This game will help you bond during your parenting time and assist your older children with literacy. Kids between the ages of 7 and 15 will love this scrabble-like competition. You will love the laughter and shared experience that is so important to create as a single parent.

Click here to buy

Ten Apples Up On Top

This silly story will have your toddler rolling with laughter, help your preschooler learn number words, and is a fantastic starter book for your early reader. Children of single parents tend to face greater academic challenges than their peers in two-parent homes. Divorce does not need to put your child behind! Start reading to your child early, and surround them with books like this that will transition them through multiple stages of literacy development.

Click here to buy

STEM Activity Books

Early learners are curious about the natural world. These interactive books give Pre-K through 1st grade children a way to understand and experience STEM concepts while having fun and preparing for school. For divorced parents living far apart, these books are a fantastic way to keep kids excited for the car trip. And, they can save a single parent who needs a few minutes of silence after dinner!

Click here to buy

Hooked On Phonics

Learning phonics opens up a world of reading for young children. Hooked On Phonics uses this science-backed approach to make reading tons of fun. With up to three devices per subscription, it’s perfect for co-parenting, giving your child consistency during mom and dad’s parenting time.

Click here to buy

SchoolMaskpack

Keeping children safe in school is one of the best ways to foster literacy, and masks are a proven safety tool. These adorable, colorful masks are sized and created for kids, with fun Crayola colors and easy straps/clips. Single parents will love the muliti-packs – there will always be extra masks to stash in your child’s bag in case one gets lost during custody transitions.

Click here to buy

Readeo

Originally designed to keep children connected to far-away family, Readeo is genius for divorced families with young children. This online library allows the child to log in a read a book with a loved one online as easily as if they were sitting together. If you have tried facetime or phone calls during non-parenting time to stay connected, you know kids disengage easily. Readeo is so fun and interactive that the child will not want to end the call. Divorced moms and dads with kids age 0 to 11 can share one family account (add in grandparents, too!), getting unlimited books for less than the price of one book per month.

Click here to buy

Child Support Awareness Month

Child Custody and Support

Get a solid understanding of the nuts and bolts of child support with this Nolo press manual. While nothing compares to the advice from an attorney, this is a great source to help you understand the basics of how support is calculated, modified, and enforced.

Click here to buy

Money & Divorce

Paying and receiving child support is a small part of the overall Financial picture of divorce. Getting advice from a financial professional can be overwhelming and expensive. That is why Expert Lily vasilef wrote this book – to provide you professional insight on property division, income and taxes, child support and alimony.

Click here to buy

Expandable Breathing Ball Toy

Child support is a stressful topic for parents, and this tool provides a wonderful way to share moments of calm with your child. Whether it’s the little one or the grown up (or both of you) feeling stressed, just a minute of deep breathing with the help of this fun expandable toy is a fantastic way to bond and lower anxiety.

Click here to buy

A Kids Book About Money

We know it’s important to teach children about money, but don’t always know how to start the conversation. Use this easy-to-understand guide to help your child get comfortable with financial concepts early. At SupportPay, we love this entire series, and encourage you to check out a few other installments that are particularly relevant to divorce, co-parenting, and emotional intelligence:

Click here to buy

A Kids Book About Divorce

Divorce is hard on everyone in the family, this book can especially help your children understand what is happening.

Click here to buy

A Kids Book About Empathy

Empathy is important for all people, so start your kids early on the right path with this book and help them become their best selves.

Click here to buy

National Self-Care Month

Amazon Basics High-Density Round Foam Roller

Divorce is stressful, which causes us to hold painful tension in the back and shoulder area. Laying on a foam roller at the end of the day melts the knots away. It’s usually safe for kids, too! 

Click here to buy

Bliss Collections Family Planner

Keep your calm with a more ordered week. When single parenting, it can be tough to keep track of all the family details. This planner will help parents stay organized. Seeing schedules has been shown to reduce anxiety for kids, so everyone wins. 

Click here to buy

Mindful Parenting

Feeling like home life is hectic? That’s common for single parents. Use this book to learn how to slow down, get intentional about your time, and stay cool during chaos. The section on divorce is particularly helpful! 

Click here to buy

The Forest Feast

Care for your body, soul, and family with this delightful book of simple, fresh recipes. Most dishes have fewer than five ingredients. Little hands will love assembling recipes like date-peanut butter balls and watermelon salad. Cooking is a wonderful way to bond during your parenting time.  

Click here to buy

Buddha Board Mini Buddha Board

This amazing tool provides many paths to calm. Use the no-mess brush to paint rich strokes evocative of Japanese artistry. Watch the creation fade while you breathe, reminding you that life is impermanent. Start fresh, inspired by the ease with mistakes fade. If you’re sharing custody, buy the mini board for each house, so your child can always have one nearby.  

Click here to buy

Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Cucumber and Green Tea

Self care can take two seconds. Stash one of these facial sprays in the fridge, and when you reach in out of boredom or stress, a quick spritz will calm and redirect you. Keep the other in the car. Before walking into a stressful situation with your ex, or picking up your kids, take a second for a spray and a breath. It really works. 

Click here to buy

Omi The Elephant Meditation Toy

Children will love this sweet elephant friend, who provides music and meditation to help them through happy, sad, or sleepless times. It’s a wonderful tool to transition custody. Kids can use Ellie when they feel feelings at mom’s house or dad’s. Or buy two…so you can use it when your children are with their co-parent, and you’re feeling a little down. 

Click here to buy

LULUSILK Mulberry Silk Pillowcase for Hair and Skin

A silk pillowcase keeps you cooler at night, giving you the restful sleep you need as a single parent. Doesn’t hurt that it makes your hair and skin healthier, too! 

Click here to buy

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning

Can thinking about death really be self care? For sure, if it’s Swedish Death Cleaning. This unique approach to home organization will absolutely leave you lighter and happier. This book is especially helpful for parents moving – or staying behind while the other moves – due to divorce, as it gently carries you through a process to deal with “stuff.” 

Click here to buy

Get Outside Campaign!

National Geographic Kids Ultimate U.S. Road Trip Atlas, 2nd Edition

Buckle in for an affordable family adventure! This road trip atlas directs your family to exciting destinations near and far. Single parents not living in the same area can add a fun road trip diversion when transitioning between homes, too!

Click here to buy

Where Should We Camp Next?

Spending time outdoors has been proven to reduce stress. No one needs stress-relief like divorced families! This book gets you and the kids under the stars and bonding during your parenting time.

Click here to buy

The Open Road

This bucket-list of road trips provides 50 amazing adventures for parents ready to hit the road. Trips are curated to your interests – got kids who are foodies or nature lovers? This book has it all covered.

Click here to buy

100 Drives, 5,000 Ideas

Beautiful photos and fun facts make this road trip guide engaging for all ages. Sharing custody of kids? Take a special trip near or far during your parenting time.

Click here to buy

Let's go on a hike!

Little ones will love this rhyming picture book about a boy exploring nature with his mom, dad, and dog. Amicable co-parents sharing custody can take this as inspiration for their own family hike.

Click here to buy

Hiking Journal for Kids 2021

Kids love to journal their experiences. When sharing custody, keeping a journal that goes back and forth between homes provides lovely continuity for children, too.

Click here to buy

Ultimate Bugopedia

Bugs! Children of all ages are fascinated with them. Use this book to identify and learn about the bugs that your little bugs love to collect.

Click here to buy

The Magic and Mystery of Trees

A beautiful tree encyclopedia, this book will help you and the littles engage in nature by identifying the trees around us, and learning about different types of forests worldwide.

Click here to buy

Trees, Leaves, Flowers, and Seeds

The Smithsonian museum created this comprehensive and engaging encyclopedia about trees – and every part of them. Divorced parents can send this book back and forth between homes, so children can have fun identifying different tree life at each of their houses.

Click here to buy

Slow Down: 50 Mindful Moments in Nature

Take a deep breath! Single parenting can be hard on parents and kids. Use this lovely picture book to find moments to mindfully engage with your kids in nature.

Click here to buy

The Backyard Bug Book for Kids

Get outdoors – at least into your own backyard – and explore! Let your children’s natural curiosity shine with this great book.

Click here to buy

Backpack Explorer: Bug Hunt

The great thing about a Backpack Explorer book is it can be packed back and forth between houses. When sharing custody, this is good way to provide a smooth and happy transition.

Click here to buy

Backpack Explorer: Beach Walk

Summer days can get long, especially because single parents do not get a break! Make your parenting time fun by engaging kids in nature-based projects with this book.

Click here to buy

Obuby Real Binoculars For Kids

See the world in a whole new way with these fun binoculars made for kids!

Click here to buy

Backpack Explorer: Bird Watch

The great thing about a Backpack Explorer book is it can be packed back and forth between houses. When sharing custody, this is good way to provide a smooth and happy transition.

Click here to buy

Backpack Explorer: On the Nature Trail

The great thing about a Backpack Explorer book is it can be packed back and forth between houses. When sharing custody, this is good way to provide a smooth and happy transition.

Click here to buy

Exploring Nature Activity Book for Kids

Use this book to learn more about nature and get outdoors this summer! There is nothing better than being outside and learning at the same time.

Click here to buy

Other Great Products

CompleteCase

CompleteCase helps to digitize the entire divorce process and saves you time and money!

Click here to join

Lootcrate

Want fun products from your favorite tv shows and video games? Check out Lootcrate!

Click here to check it out

Tynker

Tynker gives self-paced coding lessons and helps to make it easy and fun!

Click here to sign up

GoCube Smart Connected Toys

Check out GoCube’s new interactive Rubik’s Cube to compete with your family and friends! Click below to get a buy one get one 20% off deal.

Click here to buy

CodeAdvantage

Start coding today with CodeAdvantage! Through their live classes, you can be making fun projects in no time.

Click here to sign up

Redbox

Nothing is better than a night in with a movie, click here to browse Redbox’s huge library of content.

Click here to check it out

All products and services featured are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn a small affiliate commission.