Last month, I put together a Mother’s Day Gift Guide. Since this year will mark my first official Father’s Day, I’ve put together a list of gifts any dad will love that fit any budget. 1. Emperor Penguin (Printable Poster) Download and print this Emperor Penguin poster at home or send to your favorite print-shop. Did you know that the Emperor Penguin is one of the most dedicated fathers in nature? This print is a pretty perfect (and easy) Father’s Day gift. $5.19 (plus printing) 2. Genius Series Pocket Notebook (3 Pack) The shortest pencil is better than the longest memory.
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Editor’s Note: This post was shared by Travis Fleming, a Cotton Babies dad. Travis shared this on the Cotton Babies Cloth Diaper Flash Mob Facebook group and we thought it was a good reminder to share with everyone. I kept getting this overwhelming feeling at the gym that I should encourage parents today. I feel in today’s society social media influences us greatly. It’s such a cool tool to use however, we take picture frame shots of our life and hardly anyone sees the struggle between those shots. My little girl Harper Rae is coming up on 8 months old
Don’t get me wrong, you should ALWAYS get the mother of your children flowers on Mother’s Day. Since flowers don’t last forever, I tend to buy affordable ones from Trader Joe’s or a local Farmer’s Market. I avoid the mark-ups and delivery fees that come with going through a florist and am able to invest my savings into a thoughtful gifts that will last longer. Here’s a couple of ideas to fit any budget this Mother’s Day: Framed Kid Artwork What’s Mother’s Day without a homemade gift? Help extend the life of Junior’s artwork by displaying it a frame
I was first exposed to babywearing through the movie “The Hangover.” And to this day, every time I see a dad with his baby strapped to him, I think of Zach Galifianakis’ character Alan. I always chuckle to myself because seeing his character with a baby carrier brought a comedic cool to men participating in the practice. Last summer, when my wife and I were in the market for a baby carrier (we welcomed our first son, Everett, in October), I couldn’t help but do my best Alan impersonation while testing out an ERGObaby 360 at our local store