2009 Father’s Day Gifts for New Dads
Dad spent days practicing how to fold the stroller in a single smooth motion. He takes the baby to the playground every day, even though the baby can’t unfurl its fingers yet. In the few moments he could be sleeping, he lays awake imagining the myriad ways he could accidentally break the baby.
What’s he gonna do with a tie?
09 Jun, 2009
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A gentle reminder to be on time for the sitter.
Park Life | Buy
A lockable box to secure jumper cables and other emergency equipment in the bed of a pickup, or the back of an SUV or minivan. Also keeps projectiles from flying around in an accident.
Target | Buy
Give the new dad a break from his steady diet of reheated casseroles. This combo includes smoked whole beef brisket and a slab of smoked baby back ribs.
Stubb's BBQ | Buy
A graph paper journal, excellent for recording the baby’s last feeding and most recent bowel movements, or plotting the nursery layout.
In addition to all the blank pages, the journal also includes twenty bonus pages of reference material, like electronics symbols, resistor codes, weights and measures, basic conversions, the amount of caffeine in different caffeinated beverages, and how to say “Hello, World!” in various computer languages
Maker Shed | Buy
Weatherproof, military spec seam binding, and a lifetime guarantee. Also comes with a quick-release, seatbelt-style sling strap.
It’s technically a bike messenger bag, which is why it meets all the requirements of a killer diaper bag. And, lucky for you, it’s on super sale.
Chrome | Buy
(On sale, regularly $160)
If there’s a new baby in the house, your TiVo won’t be able to keep up with the demand.
Amazon | Buy
Sling camera bag let’s dad swing the bag around and yank out his camera just as your kid is doing something cute. Lots of extra room for a snack, a pacifier and an emergency diaper as well.
via the excellent review at Babble
Amazon | Buy
Your little one’s fingerprint on a keychain or a set of cufflinks. Genuinely touching, pun intended.
via the always-clever Gabby at Design Mom
Womily | Buy
An iPhone stand that folds up to fit in your wallet. If you like watching movies on your phone, or your kid does, this is a lifesaver.
via Swiss Miss
Seskimo | Buy
OK, baby, we’re gonna start with Velvet Underground and work our way up from there.
Factory Baby Store | Buy