Whether your baby has just been newly born or if you are still anticipating her sweet arrival your little one is probably asking “Mom did you get Dad a Father’s Day gift yet? You might be thinking isn’t carrying and birthing a bundle of joy present enough? Well, no… not really.
But no need to worry. We have compiled a list of fun, thoughtful, affordable and practical gifts for the new dad in your life on Father’s Day.
For the daddies that adore their cuff-links we found these precious bits of fatherly bling. These new dad cuff-links are handcrafted in England of fine bone chin and are made by Sonia Spencer. One cuff-link reads “New Dad!” and the other features a cute boy or girl baby picture. This gift comes delivered in a beautiful gift box.
These new dad cufflinks make a wonderful heirloom!
When your proud new dad takes junior to the park or to hang with the guys let him tote a diaper bag on the sly with the DadGear Backpack diaper bag. This diaper bag is tailored to look like a traditional hiking backpack.
The backpack features ergonomically shaped and well padded shoulder straps. When not worn as a backpack, the straps can be utilized to hang safely from the stroller. These backpacks can be purchased in a wide variety of colors and styles. Tons of special pockets and easily accessible compartments make organizing diapers, wipes, bottles and the like a daddy dream come true.
The DadGear backpack is so hip and functional you just might find yourself borrowing this from dad!
For those contemplative fathers, NPR Driveway Moments for Dads: Radio Stories That Won’t Let You Go (Original radio broadcast; 1.75 hours on 2 CDs), is sure to be a treasured gift. This CD contains 21 narrated stories of fatherhood from the NPR archives that “capture the essence of fatherhood”.
These heartwarming tales will afford an enjoyable listen to the new father in your life.
Give dad a nostalgic gift from his childhood with the Little Golden Book classic titled “Daddies”. This delightful book by Janet Frank is still being published with the original illustrations by the famed Tibor Gergely. Both daddy and baby will share smiles as they read this retro charmer.
Gift Hint: Instead of a traditional Father’s Day card place your salutations and congratulations within the book as a keepsake.
For dad’s that love their tools the Daddy Tool Belt is the perfect new father or expectant father gift.
The Handy Dads functional tool belt comes filled with all of the essential baby equipment needed to construct a proper diaper change! Featuring a humorous manual that guides dad on how to manage his new “project” and and an assortment of required tools for the job. Soon, Dad will become a pro at changing time with his lineup of earplugs, protective eye goggles, surgical mask, gloves and true diaper changing essentials such as wipes, diapers, powder and diaper cream.
When the diapers years are done, dads can continue to use the real tool belt for the famous “Honey-Do-List”.
This tender Willow Tree figurine, created by Susan Lordi, of a new father cradling his newborn is simply heart melting. An an ode to the years ahead the piece is beautifully titled “In awe and wonder of what’s to come” .
This sweet statuette will always serve as a poignant reminder of his first Father’s Day.