If you and your husband recently welcomed a new baby into your life, then you may want to celebrate by giving your husband a special gift. Becoming a dad is a huge, overwhelming and rewarding responsibility that many men may be nervous about at first. Help to ease his fears by letting him know how much you love him and how much you believe it him as a father. Communicate these messages through your gifts.
Matching Baby and Dad T-shirts
Purchase matching T-shirts for your husband and new baby. The shirts can have the same design and color scheme, but they should have messages that apply to the individual. For example, your husband's T-shirt can read something like: "New Dad" or "Call Me By My New Name: Dad." The baby's T-shirt can display a message such as: "Daddy's Little Girl" or "I Can't Wait to Grow Up So I Can Go Fishing With My Dad." You can design and purchase your own T-shirts with customized messages at a T-shirt screening company or from online vendors.
Dude Diaper Bag
When you have a new baby, you are going to be changing a lot of diapers. Ease your husband into this new challenge with a "dude diaper bag." The bag is stylish and masculine and comes in colors such as black, gray and even camouflage. It is designed to look like a small messenger bag satchel. Inside, there is room for diapers, a changing pad, a key ring and a cell phone holder. Your husband can use the bag when he takes the baby out to the park or is in charge of taking care of her for the day. A dude diaper bag will make a new dad look hip while still providing him with the "dad tools" he needs.
Cool Dad Survival Kit
Create your own "Cool Dad Survival Kit" by filling a travel toiletries bag with essentials your husband needs to help care for your baby. For example, you may include cloth diapers, newborn pacifiers, a digital thermometer, diaper rash cream, baby lotion, and a few sets of clothes with customized "dad messages," such as "Daddy's Girl," "Like Father, Like Son," or "Cool Like My Dad." Include a small notebook filled with instructions and things to remember. You also can use this notebook to express your appreciation for your husband and your confidence in him as a dad.
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