Fathers Day is on the way (June 21), a date with new relevance in my calendar, since it will be the first time my husband celebrates as a new Dad.
As you might have figured by now, I’m not in to the same old presents as everyone else, I like mine to be a little different and very original.
On my quest to find the perfect gift from little Boo, I came across the following. Now I’d like them all, but sadly maternity pay is a pittance, so you’ll just have to guess which one I went for…
If you don’t have one already, this is a great gift and very Dad friendly. There’s something men tend to love about being able to walk about proudly displaying their little one to the world, and there’s something comforting in it for baby too.
John Lewis from £64.95
My First Years have some really thoughtful gifts. These engraved cufflinks and box can be personalised too.
My First Years – £20.00
Most Men worship at the alter of Morrissey, if your Dad’s one then his autobiography is a must have. Better still, you can download it on iTunes and save yourself a visit to the shops!
Download on iTunes – £6.49
Ok, so I’ll admit there’s something in this for us too! We’re obsessed with Orange is the New Black and now that staying in is the new going out, you’ll be glad you have a subscription too.
Netflix from £5.99 a month
If your husband is suddenly using all your eye products, it’s time he got his own. The perfect gift from your little one to say sorry for the dark circles…
Elemis Eye Reviver for Men, from £39.50
If Papa liked Breaking Bad then he will thank you for getting him the boxset of spinoff series Better call Saul, also available on Netflix.
Available for download in HD from iTunes £20.99
If your husband is a bit embarrassed to walk around with your flowery Cath Kidston number, then treat him to his very own man bag! Question is, does it hold beer!?
Toys R Us from £64.00
Is this not the best idea for all the photos you’ve been taking of the little one!? Have your friends over and bore them to death, or just indulge in your own little world…
iwantoneofthose.com for £14.99
This present has two benefits – first of all your husband will love all these songs, and secondly, he will love teaching them to your kid. It’s a no brainer…