Stocking Fillers for Parents: Books Under $15

In all the excitement of buying fun gifts for children, don't forget their parents. Mums and dads need the refreshment and encouragement of the gospel as they seek to raise their children to know and love Jesus. Why not tuck one of these books into their stocking this Christmas?

These books cover topics as diverse as praying for kids, family worship, and talking about gender. You'll find something here for your loved ones in any stage of parenting. And they're all under $15!

Read about our top picks below, then browse more options in our full collection.

Gender: A Conversation Guide for Parents and Pastors by Brian Seagraves & Hunter Leavine, $8.99



In this modern world, parents might feel overwhelmed at the prospect of talking to their kids about gender. This little guide will help parents—as well as pastors and youth leaders—to clearly teach a biblical view of gender to kids of various ages. The authors also provide a toolbox of other resources for further reading. 

5 Things to Pray for Your Kids by Melissa Kruger, $7.99


One of the greatest privileges parents have is to pray persistently for their kids over their lifetimes. This book will parents to pray beyond the immediate needs of their kids, shaping their petitions instead around God’s will for children. Melissa Kruger gives five prayer prompts each for 21 areas of spiritual growth and character development. You can also view the full 5 Things to Pray series—they all make great stocking stuffers.

New Baby Survival Guide by Cassie Martin & Sarah Smart, $10.39


In the early days of new motherhood, women may feel like they don’t have the time or energy to engage with God’s Word like they used to. But we need to commune with God whatever season we’re in. Help refresh the spirit of a mother with these bite-size readings from the Psalms. 

Gospel-Centered Family by Tim Chester & Ed Moll, $13.99

What does it mean to have a gospel-centred family? And how can parents pursue that goal? This book unpacks the gospel-centred family as being grace-centred, Word-centred, and mission-centred. The authors guide parents through what the Bible says about each of these truths and how they can shape their family lives around them. Each chapter includes Bible passages to answer, questions for reflection, and practical action steps. You could give a copy each to a husband and wife so they can work through it together.

A Jesus Christmas by Barbara Reaoch, $11.99 


If you’re giving out early Christmas presents, this family advent devotional would be a perfect choice. Parents can use this book to gather their families around the Word this season, looking at the lies of the serpent in Genesis 3 and how the truths of Christmas are so much better And if this ends up in a parent’s stocking on Christmas Day, they’ll be ready for next year!

Want more options? Check out our full collection of stocking stuffers for parents—all under $15.