Aren’t men so hard to shop for? If you’re logging on to Etsy or scouring the mall for Father’s Day gifts for your partner, then I’m going to let you in on a big secret that will save you tons of time and money: they don’t want cufflinks, or flasks, or a personalized golf-themed mug. I mean, some of them might want those things a little bit, and of course they will smile if that is your gift to them but I can guarantee you they are going to want the items on this list much, much more.*
1. SLEEP: Most parents I know would do bad, bad things in order to get more sleep. Myself included. Waking your other half in order to serve them breakfast in bed could lead to serious consequences. Let them sleep in and take a nap or five. Sleep is the precious.
2. CHEESEBURGER: all of the men I talked to for this highly scientific study preferred a cheeseburger** to almost every other food, with taco truck burritos and various meat-stuffed pizza coming in second. Point is, don’t overthink dinner.
3. VIDEO GAMES: Buying him a video game is awesome. Letting him spend hours playing his games uninterrupted is priceless.
4. AHEM: Do not forget the most highly anticipated present your husband or boyfriend will look forward to for being the best damn father out there. In fact, you can probably skip everything else if you just give him this.
** Awesome cheeseburger graphic courtesy of The Red Star Designs. She had nothing to do with the BJ one. Promise.