New dads might be a bit too frazzled to notice that Father’s Day is approaching, but you can help them to mark this special occasion with the perfect gift. His new life is exciting and crazy, and he hasn’t had much sleep lately. Let the kids make him popsicle-stick art later on, and get him something he really wants this year. Besides, he deserves recognition for all the love and support he’s giving to mom and his precious bundle of joy. Consider these thoughtful gift ideas for the new dad that you know.
Canon PowerShot camera – Give him a convenient way to capture all those memories in the years to come. Chances are, while mom is holding baby, dad will be holding the camera. Give him one that will actually be fun for him to use. These sell for around $180 and are available in most retail stores. Also check our site for Canon coupon codes.
Photo Keychain – Is he the kind of proud new dad that will stop people in the grocery check out to show them pictures? Maybe you should get him some handy technology to help him in the bragging process. Photo keychains are fun and inexpensive, but they make a really thoughtful gift. They usually sell for around $20 at just about any store, like Target.com.
DadGear Backpack Diaper Bag – A clever way to give Dad all the storage he needs, this combination backpack and diaper bag is stylish, discreet, and has tons of pockets! Storing and accessing items is easy with the clamshell design and internal and external pockets. Available for around $89 at Amazon.com, it sells in 19 different colors and patterns. Finding the right one for the dad you have in mind is a piece of cake.
A Dad Gift Basket – Get him something he will really be thrilled about. At Giftbaskets.com, there are loads of themed dad gift baskets available. Whether he’s a BBQ fanatic, a Bud enthusiast, or a golf pro, there’s a gift basket that he’ll love. Expect to spend between $40 and $80 on one of these custom-designed baskets.
Cuff Links – But not just any cuff links… Baby Announcement Cuff Links. Red Envelope has a very unique gift for new dads this year and I love them! Let him celebrate his new bundle of joy for years to come with this timeless keepsake, retailing for around $100. They are made of sterling silver and engraved with baby’s birth information. Cuff link 1 has baby’s name engraved under either footprints or handprints. Cuff link 2 details the date, time, weight and length. These are a very thoughtful gift indeed, and a personalized way for dads to treasure their new little miracle.
Whatever you choose, make sure the gift you get for the new dad in your life is special to him. Get him something that he’ll always look to and remember all the joy of his first Father’s Day, all the hard work that goes into caring for a new baby, and just how worth it all of it is.