Monday, December 15, 2008




Unique gift ideas for new dads are increasing in demand every year that goes by. Modern parenting trends indicate that mom and dad equally share the daily childcare responsibilities that newborns require. Therefore, it seems only fair to include fathers in the fun of showers to celebrate the baby’s birth.

Previously the domain of ladies, showers now are planned to include and entertain the men as well as women. There may be a separate celebration for girls only where the traditions enjoyed in the past might still be observed as well as a co-ed shower that will require unique gift ideas for new dads as well as cute stuff for the expectant mother.

Gifts for this party are basically "his and hers" newborn products. Even if the baby is a girl, the gear that mom will want has a completely different style and design than those items that the father will be comfortable wearing or using.

Baby shower gift ideas for new moms will be addressed in another article. This information is meant to address the issues of nailing down some unique gift ideas for new dads.

  • T shirts for new dads – If you have time go to one of the online shops and have it personalized according to the father’s hobby if he has one or have a FUNNY saying printed on the front. Something wild and crazy is preferable to something touching. As much as females love sentimental words, guys don’t seem to share our appreciation. The last thing that a man wants is to be made to feel like a sissy and to do this will not bode well for babysitting services in the future. So, find t-shirts for new dads that will a man won’t be embarrassed to wear around his buddies.

  • Shop for gifts to help him be prepared for the changes that babies bring into the lives of their parents. A practical handbook for new dads filled with tips for new dads that share advice on safety issues as well as information on what modern moms may be expecting out of her baby’s father.

  • A complete NEW DAD KIT would make a unique, practical baby gift basket idea for new dads. Load up one of the many masculine diaper bags for dads with everything he will need to take baby out on the town for a few hours. Whenever possible, skip the diaper bags in pastel pink and blue in favor of trendy brown or even camouflage print baby bottles and pacifiers.

Finding unique gift ideas for new dads is not as challenging as it was a decade or so ago. But finding appropriate gifts for anyone, male or female, takes both time and careful consideration. In order to present a gift that is appreciated as well as useful at an affordable price can be especially tricky, but nothing that can’t be managed so long as you follow the recommendations offered to you in the pages of Unique Gifts Ideas for New Dads, Babies and Party Decorating Tips.


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