Everyone always buys gifts for the baby when it’s born but what about the parents? We’d argue that they need gifts more! Look at our list of gifts for parents and there’ll be the perfect present for you to bring along when you meet the new bundle of joy.
Diy New Parents Cozy Night In Date Night Basket
When we have kids, the first thing to go is the romance. But it doesn’t have to. Date nights don’t have to involve going out; in fact, why not follow this tutorial and make up a “Date Night at Home” basket for yourself or some new parents you know?
Bath Kneeler and Elbow Cushion
Watching your child in the bath can be magical. They find simple pleasure in splashing around in the warm bubbly water but it can be hard on your elbows and knees. Make it nice for you too with this cushioned elbow and knee protector. It even has a mesh pocket to store shampoos and bath toys.
Experimenting with Babies
Babies are fascinating. The way they quickly pick up on how to do things and recognize faces is incredible. If you know a parent who loves discovering how a baby learns and adapts, this book is for them. It contains 50 science experiments you can do with your child, all non-invasive of course!
Toddlers Are A**holes: It's Not Your Fault
It is socially frowned upon to call your toddler an a**hole but let’s be honest…we’ve all done it. They just seem to know which buttons to press and how to push you to your absolute limit. This book is there to help you realize it’s not your fault. It’s engrained into their brains.
Foryee Cute Frog Potty Training Urinal for Boys
Little boys just want to be like their Daddy and if they’ve seen him go to the toilet, they’ll know he stands up to wee. Help them feel grown up with this frog urinal – it’s super bright and colorful and even has a target which will help them to aim.
New Mom Gift Wine Labels
Getting through those early months is super hard. Help a new mom with these Mommy Milestone wine labels, one for every achievement she gains in motherhood. One’s like “public temper tantrum” and “Mommy and Daddy date night” will give her the motivation to get through the days.
ShadeSox Car Side Window Baby Sun Shade
Road trips with your kids can be a really enjoyable thing, showing them the world and taking them on adventures. But when the sun is shining through the windows, it can turn them into such grumps! Minimize their sun exposure with this breathable mesh sun shade.
The Gro Company Gro-Clock Sleep Trainer
There can be no better gift for parents than sleep. Honestly, those first few years can flash by in a sleep deprived haze. Help their child stay in bed a little longer with the Gro-Clock sleep trainer. They can only get out of bed when the sun appears (which is whatever time the parents set it to!)
What to Expect the Second Year
A great gift for parents who have survived their first year; a book on how to get through that second year. It’s a lot different to what they’re used to, their baby will grow up more and probably start walking and talking. Put their minds at ease with this book – they’ll soon learn that tantrums are normal.
Leyaron Toddler Car Seat Head Support
Car journeys can instantly make a baby or toddler fall asleep (a great gift for parents in itself!), they just love the motion. But their head can flop forward dangerously and you can’t lift it up if you’re driving. Minimize that risk with these colorfully cushioned head straps – it’ll make them a lot more comfortable.
Hiccapop Foam Bed Bumpers
Looking better and feeling more comfortable than traditional bed rails are these Hiccapop foam bed bumpers. They’ll fit on any size bed and are low enough for your child to get in and out independently. They’re also flame retardant and waterproof, so if your child has an accident in the night, it can be easily cleaned up.
Pockit Lightweight Stroller
When your baby starts walking, they want to be independent and toddle everywhere. But sometimes, it gets too much for them and they want to sit down. Take the world’s smallest folding stroller with you – it’s lightweight so it won’t be extra weight for you, and your toddler can always have a rest.
Diy Bathing Towel Apron
Never again will you have to struggle with a squirming slippery baby while you hunt for his bath towel. Follow the steps in this tutorial and you’ll have a DIY bath towel apron, perfect for getting baby out of the tub and cuddling them straight away
HaloVa Baby Medicine Dispenser
Whether they’re teething or just have a fever, getting medicine into a baby or young child can be so hard. They don’t want to take it because it tastes gross but you want them to have it because you know it’ll make them feel better. This medicine dispenser will make it 100x easier.
CozyPhones Kids Headphones
Plug these super cool headphones into their tablet or music player and they’ll be able to watch their favorite shows or listen to music without bothering anyone else. Perfect for long car journeys, they’re comfortably soft and limit the damage loud noise can do to little ears.
Den Haven Potty Toilet Seat with Step Stool ladder
While potty training is a big part of your child’s development, it can become tedious lifting them onto the toilet 10 times a day. Make it a little bit easier on both of you with this toilet seat, which also has handles and a ladder.
Diy Baby Medicine Cabinet
A perfect gift for parents, this tutorial tells you how to make a baby medicine cabinet which has all the necessary medications and first aid things you need when you bring a baby home. New parents won’t panic as much if they know they’ve got this in the house.
Potty Training Reward Chart
Getting a child to learn how to use the potty can be one of the most stressful time of parenting. Why not make it a little easier on yourselves, and then, with this potty reward chart? They’ll strive to hit the targets and earn rewards and you’ll soon be waving goodbye to diapers.
Play and Go Storage Mat
Getting kids to tidy their toys up can become a battle. They don’t want to tidy their mess but you don’t want them thinking that Mommy will always do it. Solve that problem with the Play and Go Storage mat. Once they’re done playing, close the bag and it’s all tidy once again.
Happy Kid Essentials Baby Proofing Child Safety Locks
Keep your little ones safe and out of the drawers and doors in your home with these child locks. Put them on pretty much anything in your home, including the toilet, and your kid will be safe and away from anything which could harm them.
Car Window SunShade Shield Your Baby from Sun
We’ve all been there. Happily driving along and suddenly your child starts crying because the sun is in their eyes. Stop this from happening with this super cool animal print sunshade. It’s made from mesh material and can stick to the window with ease.
LectroFan Kinder Sleep Sound Machine and Night Light
Plug this amazing device directly into the wall and your child will have a calming and restful night’s sleep. Control it via your smartphone with the downloadable app, meaning you won’t need to go into their room and disturb them. It plays a variety of white noise and lullabies and even has a soothing nightlight.
UrbanHello REMI Baby and Children Sleep Tracker
If your child is waking up grumpy, it’s likely that they’re not getting enough rest. Keep an eye on their sleeping pattern with this super cool sleep tracker. It’ll send all the data to your smartphone and it’ll even tell the children when they can get out of bed.
Little Footprints Necklace
“The littlest feet leave the biggest footprints on our hearts.” This would make an ideal gift for a new mom or even an experienced one. Clear quartz crystals, a gold footprint, and a safety pin to symbolize a mom’s protection over her children all hang on an 18” sterling silver chain.
Stoplight Sleep Enhancing Alarm Clock
Children waking up early is horrible. You want to stay tucked up in bed but they want to get up and start their day. Teach them to stay in their room for a little while longer with this awesome alarm clock which uses the traffic light system.
Baby Monitor with Night Vision & Temperature Sensor
Putting your baby into their own room is such a nerve wracking experience; you want to make sure they’re safe all the time. Keep an eye on them with this baby video monitor. You’ll be able to gaze upon their sleeping faces without disturbing them.
Princess Potty Training Gift Set
Diapers aren’t ideal; they’re a hassle to change sometimes, and they’re expensive too. So it’s only natural that you want your princess out of them ASAP. Show her what to do and motivate her with this princess potty training kit, complete with book, reward chart and pink crown.
Babymoov Hygro Plus Cool Mist Programmable Humidifier
Use this super cool humidifier to keep a room at the right level of humidity and it’ll reduce their sniffles and coughs too. It also has the option to add essential oils so you can make the room smell like your favorite scent, and there’s also a calming glow which can be used as a night light.
Gimars Portable Reusable Toilet Potty Seat Covers
When toilet training, lugging the potty around to places when you’re out and about just isn’t practical. Make it easier on you and your kid with these reusable toilet seat covers. They’re non-slip, and lessen the gap between your toddler and the seat, making them feel at ease.
Fun Baby Bath Toy Organizer
Kids love to play with toys in the bath, but draining them correctly and keeping them tidy can be a nightmare. This bath toy organizer sticks to the wall using two suction cups and not only keeps the toys in one place, it also drains them so they’re free of mold and can be used over and over again.
Munchkin Dandy Dots Bath Kneeler
Bath time is one of your child’s favorite times of the day but watching over them isn’t comfortable. You’re either having to perch on the hard toilet seat or kneel on the cold tiles. With this kneeler, you’ll be protected from aches and pains while your child splashes around.
Amplim Infrared Forehead Thermometer and Case
As parents we always worry about our children, even more so when they seem ill. Keep an eye on their fever with this hospital grade thermometer. It will give you an instant reading without touching them so you won’t have to struggle with an ill child.
Summer Infant Lil' Loo Potty
Make toilet training a breeze with this white and blue potty. It has a splash guard for little boys so they’ll learn how to aim and not get it all over your floor. It’s easily emptied too, just lift out the blue insert, rinse and put it back ready for the next time.
Munchkin The Medicator
Administering medicine to small babies and young children takes considerable skill. But if you’re still new to parenthood, you need all the help you can get. Use this medicator to safely give any medication your baby needs in a safe and regulated way.
Baby Nasal Aspirator by BabyBubz
Whether it’s the first cold or yet another one they’ve picked up from daycare, you’ll want to keep them as comfortable as possible. Use this nasal aspirator to clear the mucus from their nose, allowing them to breathe properly and quickly get rid of those nasty bugs.
Keurig Classic Coffee Maker
An absolute necessity for parents is caffeine. And if coffee is your drink of choice, you’ll need a good machine to get you through the early starts. Make 6+ cups without needing to refill the reservoir, just put in a coffee pod and touch the button…fresh, steaming hot coffee is ready for you.
Graco Fastaction Fold Jogger Click Connect Stroller
Don’t give up your love of running when you have a baby. With this jogging stroller, you can take your new addition along with you. It’s compatible with all Graco Click Connect car seats and there’s a tray so you can put your phone or iPod on there while you’re running along.
Ezy Dose Medi-Pals Infant Oral Medication Syringe
Safely administer necessary medication to your child when they’re not feeling well with this oral syringe. It’s recommended by paediatrics so you can be rest assured that it’s safe, and the nipple shaped tip makes sure your child won’t choke on any medicine as it goes down.
Oilogic Calming Essential Oil Blend
Calm yourself and them at the end of a busy day with some essential oil blends. Combine with some relaxing music and a soothing night light and you’ll soon have a child who is ready for their bed. Rub onto their back, chest, neck or even inhale it and they’ll soon be calmer.
Safari Video Baby Monitor with LCD Screen Display
Keep an eye on your sleeping babe with a video monitor, the easiest way to give you peace of mind when you move them into their own room. It’s got night vision, temperature monitor, and two way talk back so you can hear them when they cry and your voice can soothe them.
Zoe+Ruth Digital Infrared Forehead Fever Alert
Wrestling with an ill child is no fun for anyone…you feel awful about doing it and they feel worse when they struggle. With this non-contact thermometer, you’ll be able to keep an eye on that fever without causing any more distress and upset with an instant reading.
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