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12/12/2014 05:13 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

25 Holiday Gift Ideas Parents Will Love (Yourself Included)

This story was originally posted on AskMen: 25 Holiday Gift Ideas Parents Will Love

'Tis the season to shop for presents. Yes, again. It comes the same time every year. Please get out from under your desk. Coming up with gifts ideas for parents is not as impossible a task as it seems.

Parents are incredibly easy to shop for -- especially those with younger children. This means you don't have to stress out about finding them the most unique gift -- thoughtful and/or practical is enough, if not preferable. Men and women with barely enough time to complete even the simplest task rarely find the time, or money, to spend on themselves. For this reason, parents tend to be slightly behind on the newest technology, the hottest trends in fashion and do-it-yourself gadgets to make life a breeze. Please forgive the family matriarch and patriarch for being behind the rest of the world in these areas, though -- kids tend to monopolize a sizeable chunk of life.

When the holiday season comes rolling around, there's a good chance the parents on your shopping list need just about everything -- from big-ticket items like kitchen gadgets and weekend bags to stocking stuffers like headphones and wine chillers. (As you know, parents go through a lot of wine.)

Though there really should be no limit to budget when buying holiday gifts for the moms and dads on your list, it's best to show at least a little restraint. All of the items in this list fall in the $75 to $150 range and could work as gifts for him, her or both to enjoy. It might seem a little high for some, but if you're going to spend the extra money on anyone, shouldn't it be spent on the people who raise little ones?

So here's a wide range of practical and parent-friendly gift ideas for any moms or dads on your holiday shopping list. Even your own Mom and Dad! Yes, you still have to buy them presents. They only...you know... raised you. (We're sure they did it with a lot of wine. Just ask them.)

DIY Clan

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Hanging Terrarium

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Sophisticated Gizmos

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Hyperchiller

Check out all 5 gift suggestions for gizmo-enthusiasts.

Tech Savvy

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Amazon Fire TV Stick

Check out all 5 gift suggestions for the tech-savvy parents.

Dapper Duds

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The North Face Etip Gloves

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For The Adventurous

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Fitbit Flex

Check out all 5 gift suggestions for adventurous parents.

Head on over to AskMen for the original article with all 25 gifts for parents.

Happy Holiday!