It’s not easy to shop for Father’s Day. Instead of making a mindless choice of jewelry, chocolates or flowers, you have to stop and think— what is my husband/father/brother/babydaddy really interested in? Does he have a hobby? Does he collect something? What is important to him? Does he have a search history you can check to see if he’s been stalking a particular product online?
Then you have to think about previous Father’s Day Gifts. Have you given him a grill set already? Have you exhausted all the golf-related options? Has he even worn the tie you bought him last year? Do you want to chance checking his search history when most likely you’ll find things you didn’t want to see and possibly a fetish or two you didn’t know existed that might want to make you remove your eyes for good?
As I said, shopping for Father’s Day is not for the faint of heart.
Dad gifts are usually thematic. For instance, if he is into baseball, he will get a piece of baseball memorabilia. And if he continues to be interested in baseball, he will get a piece of baseball memorabilia from every family member for every holiday until the day he dies. Just ask my stepdad.
So, I’ve compiled a list of stereotypical dads (the dad into sports, the dad into music, the dad who fears the Zombie Apocalypse, etc.) with hopefully a few original gifts you hadn’t considered before.
*Tailored for Education donates one school uniform for every tie bought.
Is there a dad stereotype I may have missed? Do you have a particularly good Father’s Day gift idea you want to share? Please leave your ideas in the comments below!
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