Father’s Day Gift Ideas For First-Time Dads

Father’s Day means so much more this year since it’s Dan’s first year as a dad. I want to get him something extra special to commemorate his first Father’s Day. Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19th! Here are some Father’s Day gift ideas for first-time dads.

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Here are the best Father’s Day gift ideas for first-time dads:

  1. Tac Vest Baby Carrier — This carrier by Mission Critical is the perfect gift for police dads or military operators. It is the manly way to carry your baby! Tula also has a military inspired print baby carrier.
  2. Custom Front Page Puzzle — You can get a puzzle with the front page of the New York Times for any date. Get the puzzle for the date your little one was born and they can assemble it together (when baby is old enough) and then hang it on the wall!
  3. Tool box diaper bag — Get dad his own manly diaper bag.
  4. Daddy Baby T-Shirts — There are tons of cute coordinating t-shirts that dad and baby can wear on Father’s Day. My favorites are the Pint/Half-pint tees, I’ve created a monster tees and this I’m Your Gift onesie.
  5. Wood Prints — For dads with a desk job, these wood prints from PhotoBarn are really unique. They are also offering 50% off plus free shipping!

Do you have Father’s Day gift ideas for first-time dads? Share them in the comments.

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About Melissa

Hi, I’m Melissa! I am a mama to an energetic toddler, a wife to my amazing husband Dan, and I work full-time as a meeting planner. I started this blog because, after having my little guy, I quickly learned that exhaustion and baby brain causes you to forget some of the amazing (sometimes horrible and sometimes wonderful) details related to the first several months of raising a baby. Considering we may have more kids in the future, I want to document everything we do, so we remember what worked the first time around, and hopefully help other first time mamas along the way!
  • Lisa L.

    I haven’t hashed out my Father’s day plans yet… I can’t believe it’s only in ten days. I need to get planning. Going out to a restaurant will probably be involved.

  • Krista

    We are expecting our first so I got my husband some son/father related board books for him to enjoy when the little one joins us!

  • We are expecting our first so I got my husband some board books about sons/dads for them to enjoy together when the little one arrives!

  • Not really sure what we are going to do yet. Most likely we will go out to breakfast and then relax before my husband has to go to work. I really like some of the ideas you put up Melissa.

  • As a new father and still in shock that I have a 6 month old. It is hard to believe that I will have my first father’s day and glad there is a post like this to help out wives.

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