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5 Things My Husband REALLY Wants For Father's Day

By Lauren Hartmann |

*Hint: It isn't a plaster baby handprint.

There are a variety of sentimental gifts that we as moms think about making/giving our husbands when Father’s Day rolls around.  And while I’m not saying that my husband wouldn’t appreciate the thought and effort behind a sentimental gift, I’m pretty sure he would have no idea what to do with a plaster mold of Fern’s hand print.  Of course he’d be a good sport and think it was cute, but it’s not exactly what he’s been dreaming of receiving for his first Father’s Day.

I’ve put aside my my own sentimentality and tried to put myself in his shoes as I wondered, “What does he really want for Father’s Day?”

Well, this is what I’ve come up with…

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Father's Day Gift Ideas


Having a little one on an irregular sleep schedule has definitely thrown a wrench in the romance department if you know what I mean. I'm pretty sure some good old fashioned (pre-baby style) boot knocking would rank pretty high up on his wish list.


Lauren Hartmann is the founder of The Little Things We Do, a blog about life and adventures in Portland Oregon. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook, or catch up on all of her posts here on Babble.

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Lauren Hartmann is a wife, wardrobe stylist, and mama living in Portland, Oregon. She writes about her adventures in motherhood on Babble's Baby Channel. You can also find her blogging at The Little Things We Do or obsessively partaking in social media. Read bio and latest posts → Read Lauren's latest posts →

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One thought on “5 Things My Husband REALLY Wants For Father's Day

  1. louis says:

    Thanks so much for these great ideas!!Louis

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