It’s never too early to start planning for Valentine’s Day. Flowers, chocolates, and romantic dinners are all great ideas, but if your special someone is a new dad then you might want to give him something a bit more to help him transition into his new role as father. In this guide you will find 5 gifts that would be great for any new dad and help him relax and have a bit of fun at the same time.
Nikon Coolpix 8.0 MP Digital Camera – $107
Wat new dad wouldn’t want to keep a photographic record of his new baby’s firsts. With a Nikon Coolpix 8.0 MP Digital Camera he will be able get all of the great shots over and over again. This camera is available at Best Buy on sale for $107 and comes in 2 colors. It comes with 2 AA batteries, USB and A/V cables, a strap and computer software, and an owners manual. It has a 3x optical and 4x digital zoom, a 3″ lcd monitor, auto focus, multi-shot shooting option, built in auto flash, a movie mode, and so much more. You can find a complete description of the product at www.bestbuy.com.
1 Month Netflix Subscription – $16.99
With a new baby around the house dad is going it find it hard to get out to see a movie, so this Valentine’s Day get him a 1 month subscription to Netflix. He can pick from the long list of titles and have his movie shipped for free. There are no return dates and when he’s finished he can send the dvd back in a pre-paid envelope. The subscription allows him to have 3 movies at a time and he can watch as many as he wants in the month. The great thing about this gift is that both parents can benefit from it once the baby has gone to sleep (hopefully). To get your 1 month subscription go to www.netflix.com.
The New Dad’s Survival Guide: Man-to-Man Advice for First-Time Fathers – $10.39
There is going to be a lot of stuff that your man isn’t going to know about being a new dad, so The New Dad’s Survival Guide would be a great gift to give this year. It will help him with some of the basics and he is sure to like it since it was written from a man’s point of view (author Scott Mactavish is a father of 2). You can get this book at www.amazon.com.
SKIP HOP Duo Deluxe Charcoal Canvas Diaper Bag – $54
Eventually dad is going to have to go out in public with his new baby. Where dad and baby go so does the infamous diaper bag. This Valentine’s Day give your special someone a stylish SKIP HOP Duo Deluxe Charcoal Canvas Diaper Bag. This bag comes with a waterproof changing pad, a large main compartment, 2 interior pockets, 2 front pouches, 2 zippered pockets, a cell phone holder, and an adjustable mesh pocket. The bag measures 13″ x 14″ x 3″. With this bag dad won’t have to look like a dork carrying a pink flowery bag. You can get your Skip Hop bag at www.duematernity.com.
Premium Milk Chocolate Cigars – $19.20
Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be the same without chocolate so this year get your special someone a box of Premium Milk Chocolate Cigars. The Candy Warehouse offers a box of 12 chocolate cigars that are semi-hollow and measure 5.5″ long and 1″ in diameter. You can even choose between 1 of 3 wrapper designs: Regular, It’s a Boy, or It’s a Girl. The cigars are wrapped in foil to look authentic and any new dad would love to receive a box of these. These Premium Milk Chocolate Cigars can be purchased at www.candywarehouse.com.
So this Valentine’s Day keep these gifts in mind as you shop for your special new dad. I guarantee that he will appreciate the extra time and thought you put into making him feel special.
Sources: www.bestbuy.com, www.netflix.com, www.amazon.com, www.duematernity.com, www.candywarehouse.com