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3 Amazing Gift Ideas for Your Child’s Adoptive Father

For many first-time adoptive fathers, Father’s Day marks a huge accomplishment. Even though adoptive fathers are not birth fathers, they still qualify as fathers on Father’s Day and should be recognized and celebrated In another article, we mentioned several great ideas for birth fathers. Although you could use the same gift ideas for your child’s adoptive father, we know that there are others that make for great gifts as well. So, we have compiled a special list just for your child’s adoptive father.

Gift Ideas for Your Child’s Adoptive Father

  1. A gift relevant to your child. This can be a great gift to any adoptive father, especially to those celebrating Father’s Day for the first time. If your child has not been born yet, you could make a handmade gift related to your child, such as a drawing, a poem, or a personalized note. He may not expect something like this, but we know that he will love it. After all, he wants to adopt your child. What could be better than a personalized gift from you? 

Another possible gift idea if your child has not been born yet could be pictures of your ultrasound. These are the closest that he can get until delivery day, and something he will cherish for a lifetime. If you are into filmmaking, consider making him a video to share with your child later. This allows your creative side and shows how excited you are about having him raise your child. You can add background music, ultrasound and hospital pictures and a special message. 

  1. A scrapbook. Scrapbooks are a wonderful gift idea, because they can be as personalized as you would like them to be. They are a special kind of gift relevant to your child, because as your child grows older, he can use it to capture memories with him or her. If you choose an open adoption, he can share these pictures with you! Scrapbooks are meant to be added to as life progresses, and we know that your child’s adoptive father will continuously add more pictures and memories to your scrapbook. 

Any adoptive father wants to start his memories with your child somewhere, and a scrapbook can be a perfect way to help him do this. Furthermore, scrapbooks can be wonderful to view, especially on more challenging days. He can just turn the pages, see the memories that he has made with your child, which will help brighten his day. If you think this would be a great gift idea for your child’s adoptive father, websites like Snapfish can help you if you need any assistance. 

  1. A personal appreciation gift. You chose your child’s adoptive father, so you must have some level of trust in him. It may be a good idea to buy him a gift that he will appreciate as a way of saying “thank you” to him. Personal appreciation gifts can vary based on his interests; so, as you get to know him, ask him what he likes to do. Even small gifts like gift cards could work. These gifts can also be personalized and be to one of his favorite stores. Be sure to ask your child’s adoptive mother if you need ideas and want the gift to be a surprise.

Adoptive Fathers and Father’s Day

Father’s Day is  a milestone for many adoptive fathers. These gift ideas are just a few that can help you in deciding what to get your child’s adoptive father for Father’s Day. Keep in mind that he will appreciate anything that you give him. Do not panic trying to find the perfect gift for him. We know that you trust yourself and will do whatever is necessary in finding the best gift to give him. 

We hope that your Father’s Day with your child’s adoptive father is special and highlights all of the wonderful memories that will be made in the future, and for many years to come. 

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Meet the Author: Jason Legasse is a rising senior English major studying at Siena College in Loudonville, New York. He hails from the Albany, New York area, but has plans to relocate to sunny Venice, Florida with his mom come Fall. After completing his bachelor’s degree, Jason plans to study General Special Education at Meredith College, where he will earn a Master’s degree and use that to teach middle school Special Education.

Jason is a self-proclaimed introvert with Asperger’s who really enjoys writing. He has a huge passion for helping others, specifically those with disabilities. He is very excited to be working with Adoption Choices over the summer, and looks forward to learning more about the adoption process! 


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