There is no greater gift in this life than that of a baby. Yes, I know it sounds cheesy and for the first few months all they really do is cry and poo but having a baby really is the best thing in the world. Do you know what also happens when you have a baby? People like to buy you stuff, it is obviously not the best thing about bringing a human into the world but it is a nice little perk all the same. Although it is pretty easy to accept gifts as a new parent, buying a friend or family member a present when they become parents can be tricky, especially if you are looking for something unique. If you just can’t bear to give a new mum in your life yet another bouquet of flowers or a new dad another novelty ‘Who’s the Daddy?’ T-shirt to add to his growing collection, then it is worth you stopping by Uncommongoods online. There is massive selection of unique gifts perfect for new parents on the Uncommongoods website. Whether you are looking for a gift with a personal touch, a boozy gift to help the new parents wet the babies head or a gadget gift for a tech loving parent to occupy themselves with while the baby naps, you are sure to find the perfect gift and not have to worry about someone else already buying them it. Here are my top gift ideas for new parents, hope you find it useful.
Unique gift ideas for new parents
Gifts for Mum
Clockwise from top left to bottom left:
For the mum who loves her jewellery – Parent nestling necklaces £53.48
For the sentimental mum who loves to write – Letters to my baby £11.42
Because when you are drinking 5 cups of coffee a day you want to be drinking it from something fun – Elwood the rainbow unicorn mug £29.03
Because when you are a parent it’s coffee time all the time – Morning, noon and night coffee £9.13
Mums need to be pampered and feel spoilt too – Farm Fresh spa experience £24.45
Because lavender helps you sleep and all new parents need more sleep – Calming lavender heat pillow £26.74
Gifts for Dad
Clockwise from left to bottom right:
Because finding your glasses in the middle of the night is no easy task – Eye glasses holder £13.75
Because a night cap can work wonders after a busy day – Bourbon infused coffee £15.24
Because drifting back off to sleep after a night feed isn’t always easy – Moon Beam sleep aid £45.84
Who said just the kids breakfast has to be fun? – Dog egg mould £7.63
Pampering is not just for mums – Fields & Forests men’s grooming kit £36.67
A bit about Uncommongoods:
Uncommongoods is an online shop full of unique products made by independent artisans, designers and craftsmen. As well as having a huge range of gift ideas for you to browse, Uncommongoods support and believe in some really important and worthwhile causes such as paid parental leave, preventing sexual violence and saving the planet.
What do you think? Have you ever received a really interesting and unique gift before? If you’re a parent yourself, which of these gifts would you have appreciated the most when your baby was born?
Disclaimer: This post is written in collaboration with Uncommongoods. All words and opinions are my own.