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Present for DH - for shared parental leave

(7 Posts)
NotTheBelleoftheBall Thu 13-Apr-17 08:42:29

Hi there

I'm here for traffic as I have almost no time!

When I went on mat leave DH surprised me with a delivery from my favourite (and gut-wrenchingly expensive) florist - to welcome me to mat leave, I guess in the knowledge that within weeks I was going to birth his child.

On Tuesday I go back to work, and DH picks up childcare for six months (he'll be great but it's largely a financial decision). And I feel like it'd be nice to have something delivered for him, because receiving the flowers was so touching for me.

He's just had a birthday so I'm all out of ideas for presents for him. And I want it to be for him, not for DD.

Budget is relatively flexible (but over £75 might make me wince a bit).

Any ideas?

LobsterMac Thu 13-Apr-17 08:53:50

Does he drink?
Whisky, wine, cigar!

Socks! Delivery from London Sock Company ? Their packaging makes it a proper gift.

Sweet hamper?

catlover1987 Thu 13-Apr-17 09:01:51

Maybe a little hamper of his favourite food / nibbles?

NotTheBelleoftheBall Thu 13-Apr-17 09:27:57

Whiskey and cigars might not set the tone for at home parenting (though there are days I'd kill for a cocktail and a Camel Light (having not smoked for a decade)).

A food supply is a great idea - I stocked up on Cook meals for easy lunches when I first had DD so maybe something of that nature, with a few special bits and bobs added in.

Any other thoughts before I get ordering?

frenchknitting Thu 13-Apr-17 10:36:56

A pass for a local baby friendly attraction, to get him out the house? E.g. zoo, aquarium or similar?

GingerGetThePopcorn Thu 13-Apr-17 11:02:55

NotTheBelleoftheBall Thu 13-Apr-17 11:52:04

Great ideas and especially Ginger we often walk past he Biscuiteers shop to admire their work. DONE!!

Thanks all!

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