The 12 Best Gifts for New Dads Who Just Need a Break
Long gone are the nights of post-work happy hours and guys’ weekends at a moment's notice. Now it’s all about tummy time and sleep schedules (that somehow never coincide with your own). We know parenting is no walk in the park, so gift the new dad in your world something to make his life a little easier—whether it’s baby-related or not. Here are 12 gifts that new fathers will appreciate…possibly even more than that extra hour of sleep.
1. Vianetic 5-in-1 20L Vianetic Smart Baby Diaper Backpack with Changing Pad
Diaper bag disguised as a really cool, smart backpack. The front even folds out to become a changing pad.
2. Cashmeren Men's Cashmere Joggers
Now he’ll understand your cashmere obsession.
3. MZOO Sleep Eye Mask
When sleep schedules are all thrown off, this light-blocking mask will make any afternoon feel like nighttime.
4. Baby Shusher For Babies
This tool uses a real human voice to lull babies to sleep with the calming sound of “shush.” Um, genius.
5. Bearaby Tree Napper Knit Weighted Blanket
Yes! They too can get swaddled. Plus, this guy looks pretty chic draped on a couch or bed.
6. PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console
Men and their video games.
7. Instant Pot DUO Plus 60, 6 Qt 9-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker
For days when he wants to help out, but is too tired to slave over the oven.
8. TREBLAB Z2 Ultra Premium Over Ear Wireless Headphones
Whoever invented noise-cancelling headphones deserves a trophy.
9. Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug
The second he pours a cup of coffee, the baby wakes up. This smart mug will keep that java nice and warm, even if it’s an hour before he sits back down to enjoy it.
10. Tile Sticker (2 Pack)
Because on-the-go dads don’t have time to remember where they left their wallet, keys or the baby’s favorite pacifier. These handy little trackers stick directly to any device, making it easy to find via the app.
11. OSTRICHPILLOW GO Travel Pillow for Airplane Neck Support
Babies don’t care where or when they fall asleep in your arms. Enter: this comfy high-tech neck pillow that makes sitting up for two hours bearable.
12. Charlotte’s Web Hemp Infused Balm
Baby carriers are great until the back aches and sore necks start. But this CBD-infused balm soothes it all. No really, it alleviates pain in mere minutes.