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Father’s Day Family & Children Gifts – Family & Children Gift Guide Roundup 2012

By Lawrence Davis

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1st Ultrasonic Toothbrush - Whitens Teeth In Days, No Chemicals

Ultrasonic cleaning of your teeth - kill stains, bacteria, go far beyond where dental floss can reach

Description: Emmi-dent is the first ULTRASONIC toothbrush. Works motionlessly with its non-abrasive nano-bubble toothpaste to kill bacteria, reduce periodontal disease, and remove stains. As an ultrasonic rather than an electronic toothbrush, Emmi-dent dramatically reduces plaque and periodontal disease. By destroying bacteria, it removes stains from coffee, wine, nicotine and food, returning teeth to their natural white color within days. Teeth whitening involves bleaching, which can hurt sensitive gums and teeth, and costs typically range $100-$1,500, depending on whether you go to a dentist, a non-dentist, or buy strips at a pharmacy. It works under braces, cleaning and removing stains. Users have said that their gums are no longer inflamed, they have less plaque, their teeth are whiter, it is gentle and non-abrasive. After dental reconstruction or any kind of oral surgery, you can brush your teeth with Emmi-dent with no fear of pain, bleeding, abrasion or wear factors. Gentle for children. Emmi-dent cleans gingival pockets that even dental floss cannot reach. It is gentle enough to use immediately after oral surgery, including on implants, avoiding damage to teeth and gums, and is painless on sensitive teeth and gums. Retail price $189.00 at Emmi-dent.com.

Price: $189.00 Visit the Website

Urban Crew Campus Laptop Backpack By ISafe Bags

Campus Laptop Backpack in Green

Description: This backpack is perfect for those on the move. With plenty of room to store tech devices and personal items, the Campus Laptop Backpack provides "mobile personal security" everywhere you go. In a split second, you can activate two high decibel sirens and a high intensity strobe light simultaneously to attract immediate attention to a dangerous or harmful situation. Now you can protect yourself when you leave home! Uses two 9V alkaline batteries, which provide over two continuous hours of alarm signaling before the batteries drain and comes in five color combinations.

Price: $89.99 Visit the Website

DaddyScrubs Swag Box

DaddyScrubs Swag Box

Description: Treat the new dad in your life like the celebrity he is with a DaddySwag Gift Box. Each item is personally selected by Mr. Daddy, himself – including a set of our signature DaddyScrubs. Celeb dads like Antonio Sabato Jr., Kevin James, Ian Ziering, John Roberts, Ty Murray, Cash Warren, and Donald Trump Jr are just a few of the proud parents sporting their DaddyScrubs! Product Features • DaddyScrubs – Edgy, Navy • I’m the Daddy Tee - White Edgy • I’m the Daddy Hat – Navy • I'm the Daddy coffee mug • 3 pens • Stickers • $79.95

Price: $79.95 Visit the Website

The Daddy Diaper Pack

The Daddy Diaper Pack

Description: The Daddy Diaper Pack™ in basic black is the ultimate backpack for Dads with full straps and clips to lock it down, and to take it off quickly and easily. The custom design allows less fumbling through deep pockets and eliminates struggling to take off the pack while holding baby. The side pockets are great for water bottles, baby bottles, and sippy cups. There’s a big pouch for diapers, wipes, and a change of clothes (and of course a small one for the “dirty stuff”). The front organizer pocket is designed for the essentials like keys, money, cell phone, pacifier, and small toys. The insulated cooler pocket is perfect for juice, bottles, and snacks. The skater straps are great for hooking everything from sand pails, to beach towels, to flip flops, hats, and even wet clothes. The Daddy Diaper Pack™ by DaddyScrubs is truly the ultimate go-to diaper bag for dads – perfect for all occasions like shopping, walking trips, car rides, and emergencies.

Price: $59.95 Visit the Website

Baby K'tan Baby Carrier

Baby K'tan Baby Carrier in Sage Green

Description: The Baby K’tan® Baby Carrier is a parent “must have!” The only soft hybrid baby carrier that is an ideal blend of a sling, wrap and carrier, it allows mom or dad to wear baby in multiple positions from birth, without any hassles of wrapping or buckling. It is extremely simple to use. The secret behind this parent-invented, ready-to-wear baby carrier is its unique double-loop design, which gives added security for carrying baby and privacy for mom while nursing! The Baby K’tan is lightweight and compact like a sling, but also goes over both shoulders to evenly distribute baby's weight like a structured carrier. Every Baby K’tan carrier also has an adjustable back support band to keep mom and dad as comfortable as baby, and comes with a free matching baby hat and carry bag! Baby K’tan, LLC uses all 100% natural cotton free of harmful chemicals, formaldehydes and azo dyes.

Price: $50.00 to $70.00 Visit the Website

DaddyScrubs Bag 'O' Books

DaddyScrubs Bag o Books

Description: Bag O’ Books from DaddyScrubs makes a perfect shower or holiday gift for any expectant daddy. It comes with the “I’m the Daddy” Trunk Bag stuffed with five of our most popular baby and daddy books, plus a parenting guide – perfect for new daddies! Product Features: Includes I’m the Daddy Trunk Bag made from 1005 natural cotton canvas Includes 6 Books! I Love You, Daddy! by Edie Evans Daddy Hugs by Karen Katz The Daddy Book by Todd Parr Just Me and My Dad by Mercer Mayer The New Dad's Survival Guide by Scott Mactavish Clifford's Big Day with Dad by Norman Bridwell Price: $39.95 (includes a savings of almost 10 dollars!)

Price: $39.95 Visit the Website

Daddy Diaper Changing Toolkit

Daddy Diaper Changing Toolbox

Description: Make this first Father’s Day one to remember… whether he just had a baby or is expecting one soon, the Daddy Diaper Changing Toolbox is the perfect gift! (www.giftsfordadtobe.com) Diaper duty can be a formidable task- especially for first-time dads! With this toolbox, he will be up for the challenge. Includes: Mask- toxic fume filter for the times it doesn’t smell like roses! Goggles- just in case you don’t get the new diaper in place fast enough (we have all been there!) Rubber Gloves Ear/Nose Plugs Poop Poncho- need we say more! Turkey Baster- for precision tushy cleaning Tongs- to ensure space between you and your first gift from baby Biohazard Bag- for proper disposal of that stink bomb Hand Wipes Baby Wipes Newborn Diaper Give the new dad in your life a fighting chance when he takes on his first dirty diaper!

Price: $36.99 Visit the Website

Perplexus Epic™ - The 3D Maze Game That Will Leave You Perplexed

Perplexus Epic™ from PlaSmart

Description: Perplexus from PlaSmart Inc. is a 3-dimensional maze game where players maneuver a small marble around challenging barriers inside a large-sized transparent sphere. Unlike traditional flat-surface mazes that are composed of one path, Perplexus challenges players like no maze has before with numerous paths to choose from and dozens of barriers to overcome offering hours of entertainment and fun. Players can race each other or the clock. In addition to being an entertaining game, Perplexus is a great tool for cognitive development, encouraging children to exercise their problem-solving, motor and dexterity skills, as well as improving their hand-eye coordination. Ready for a new challenge? The new Perplexus Epic takes 3D mazes to a whole new level with more than 125 barriers to conquer! New for 2011. Age: 8 - 108

Price: $29.99 Visit the Website

OgoSport Mezo Disk

OgoSport Mezo Disk from PlaSmart Inc.

Description: OgoSport MezoDisks encourage outdoor and active recreation between children and adults of all ages, as well as helping develop gross motor skills, creative, and imaginative play. Catch, throw, and toss these disks with or without a ball. Ideal for independent or group play, OgoSport MezoDisks adapt to many sports activities, including volleyball, baseball, and tennis. Whether in the yard, at the playground, at the beach, or by the pool, these disks are a blast. The Mezo Sports Disk pack includes: • Two OgoSport disks • One OgoSoft ball (Additional OgoSoft balls may be purchased separately) Ages: 3+

Price: $29.99 Visit the Website

Perplexus Twist - The World’s First 4D Marble Maze Game

Perplexus Twist from PlaSmart Inc.

Description: Perplexus Twist™ from PlaSmart Inc. is the hotly anticipated new addition to the popular Perplexus marble maze game family. Perplexus Twist will challenge and excite players like no other brainteaser has before with the addition of an exciting new ‘twist’ – a new fourth dimension – that requires a player to twist and realign the tracks to escape traps, decoys, and cliffhangers. A fascinating new dimension for the Perplexus family! Perplexus is the world’s first 3D and 4D marble maze games where players maneuver a small marble around challenging barriers inside a large-sized transparent sphere. Unlike traditional flat-surface mazes that are composed of one path, Perplexus challenges players like no maze has before with numerous paths to choose from and dozens of barriers to overcome offering hours of entertainment and fun. Players can race each other or the clock. In addition to being an entertaining game, Perplexus is a great tool for cognitive development, encouraging children to exercise their problem-solving, motor and dexterity skills, as well as improving their hand-eye coordination. Age: 6+ Availability: Fall 2012

Price: $29.99 Visit the Website

Keepsake Box With Recorded Voices

Music Box filled with loving voices of friends and family

Description: VoiceQuilt gives gifts that speak from the heart…literally! VoiceQuilt is a uniquely personal gift – filled with a group's vivid, heart-touching greetings, memories and tributes. The resulting collage of voices is similar to the toasts given by party guests after a long and joyful meal. Better still, your recipient can savor those tributes over and over again. The sound of someone's voice – their accent, tone and laughter – conveys much more than a photo, letter or a store-bought gift. VoiceQuilt™ is a wonderfully creative gift solution for groups and families, a unique way to celebrate a special birthday, anniversary, retirement, Mother’s Day, graduation, Father’s Day or a wedding. It's easy to create a VoiceQuilt: Invite anyone with a phone, anywhere in the world to record a message for a special occasion. Create a playlist online and then select a Keepsake Box. We'll ship by the next day. When the recipient lifts the lid of the Keepsake Box, the voices will play... http://www.voicequilt.com/gifts/customer-favorites/sorrentine/ This Is A Unique Gift That Won't Be Forgotten!

Price: $25.00 to $150.00 Visit the Website

Children's Book- What's On The Other Side Of The Rainbow? (The Secret Of The Golden Mirror)

Joyful Me

Description: This Beautifully illustrated children's book takes children on an amazing journey to discover and understand what their feelings are for. Mr. Positively becomes every child's understanding friend as he helps to guide each child through his feeling doors until they find at the end of the rainbow is a fantastic Secret which will put a smile on their face and create a good feeling in their heart.

Price: $19.00 to $20.00 Visit the Website

World Vision Gift Catalog

The World Vision Gift Catalog has great gifts for a good cause

Description: The World Vision Gift Catalog, located at www.worldvisiongifts.org, offers top poverty-fighting gifts (goats, chickens, water well, medicine, sheep) as well as nearly 250 other items ranging from $16 to $39,000 available online and in the print catalog. After purchasing a Gift Catalog item, the person whose name the gift was given in receives a special card describing the gift and its impact. World Vision’s Gift Catalog offers several gifts that bring hope and aid to those in need. Donate to the Maximum Impact Fund and receive a free gift such as the items below: Artisan Multi-Color Bracelet – Wear this one-of-a-kind, colorful 48" strand long or short, as a bracelet or even a belt, and support children at risk. - $100 Fair Trade Coffee Set - Delicious flavors from Ethiopia, Sumatra, and Costa Rica blended by OneCup.org delivered in a gift bag of African fabric hand-sewn by local women. Also with hand-carved olivewood scoop made to benefit over 200 orphans of the Kamba tribe. - $50 Gertie the plush goat - Gertie will be a delightful memento for your loved one of the hope you’ve given in his or her name. - $25

Price: $16.00 to $100.00 Visit the Website

World's Best Mugs For Dads And Grandpas - Available At PAPYRUS

World's Best Dad Mugs for Father's Day - Available at PAPYRUS

Description: Tell your Dad or Grandpa how grateful you to have him in your life with this stoneware "World's Best Grandpa" and “World’s Best Dad” mugs. Each sip he takes of his favorite warm drink will remind him of you for years to come. The perfect way to show off in the office that he is the best dad or grandpa. $16.00 available online at www.papyrusonline.com or at the 180 nationwide PAPYRUS stores.

Price: $16.00 Visit the Website

FATHER SHARES 21 INSPIRING LESSONS TO HELP HIS DAUGHTER –AND ALL YOUNG WOMEN - FACE CHALLENGING FUTURES

Dad Offers Inspiration to Young Women in New Release

Description: Like all parents, Lt. Col. Eric Strumpf’s world completely changed with the birth of his daughter. Not only did he discover how deeply he could love another human being, but he also uncovered his greatest fear – letting her down. Strumpf began to envision the infinite ways he could positively influence the outcome of her life and from that came For My Daughter: Lessons for Life’s Journey, twenty-one inspiring lessons to help a young woman live her best life. From surviving high school to finding their place in the world, daughters face a future full of challenges For My Daughter: Lessons for Life’s Journey offers a powerful vision by sharing loving lessons, such as: Character: Make Integrity the Foundation For a Great Life; Be a Difference Maker; Choose a Mentor; Protect Your Reputation; Distrust Urges; Treat all People as Important; Be True to Yourself Transformation: Become a Master of Words; Measure Twice, Cut Once When Communicating; Embrace Independent Thought; Manage Your “Curriculum”; Seek Opportunities to Expand; Reflect Often; Reject Self-Limiting Thoughts Life: Choose Opportunity; Know the Cost; Seek Balance; Affirm Life; Be The Hero of Your Own Life; Give Yourself a Break; Know that You are Precious

Price: $15.99 Visit the Website

Children's Photo Board Book Keepsake

Children's Photo Keepsakes

Description: Children love story time and they love to look and smile at photos of themselves...The Barb-A-Mel Books combine the best of both with a series of vibrantly illustrated children's board books. Simply insert your own 4"x 6" photos and watch children smile with delight as they see themselves alongside the Barb-A-Mel Bears and hear parents, grandparents and caregivers read positive, caring messages of love on every page. Available Titles: "I Love Mommy Because...", "I Love Daddy Because...", "I Love Grandma Because...", and "I Love Grandpa Because...".

Price: $15.95 to $15.99 Visit the Website

Hiccups

Hiccups from PlaSmart Inc.

Description: Hiccups, the latest brainteaser from PlaSmart, is easy to understand but frustratingly fun! Pass the ball sequentially from cup to cup without a hiccup. Drop the ball and start back at cup #1! Hiccups is also beneficial in developing motor and dexterity skills, as well as hand-eye coordination. New for Spring 2012! Recommended for children 6+. For more information please visit www.plasmarttoys.com

Price: $14.99 Visit the Website

Molar Muncher Hands Free Teether For 0-24 Months

Molar Muncher in Use

Description: The Molar Muncher is the only hands‐free teether that soothes the entire gum line simultaneously. It is MADE IN THE USA and is constructed of a single mold injection of BPA free FDA approved food grade non‐toxic silicone so there are no crevices where germs can accumulate. It is refrigerator and dishwasher safe and the unique design eliminates common issues doctors find with traditional pacifiers such as tooth displacement and interference with breast feeding.

Price: $12.99 to $17.99 Visit the Website

"A Short Guide To A Happy Marriage" Is A Small, Inspirational, Self-help Book For Couples.

"A Short Guide to a Happy Marriage"

Description: "A Short Guide to a Happy Marriage" is filled with twenty highly useful and inspiring suggestions that will help couples to rekindle their love for each other and keep them growing together. The thoughts and ideas are simple yet effective when couples make them part of daily married life. This book is beautifully designed and will make a special gift for showers, weddings, Valentine's Day, Mother's/Father's Days, or just because you love your partner!

Price: $12.95 Visit the Website

Food Themed Rubber Duckies Celebrate Cupcakes, Chocolate, Wine, Coffee, And BBQ!

Cupcake Themed Rubber Duckie in Gorgeous Gift Box

Description: CelebriDucks, who do a whole line of celebrity rubber ducks that were voted one of the Top 100 Gifts by Entertainment Weekly, has just released their line of food themed rubber duckies celebrating Cupcakes, Wine, Coffee, Chocolate and BBQ. They also are bringing the whole rubber duck industry back to the USA where the soft floating rubber duckie was invented and will be the only company making rubber ducks in America!

Price: $11.99 to $14.99 Visit the Website

DEBUT BOOK SERIES USES RHYTHM AND RHYME …AND THE HELP OF AN OLD ‘FRIEND’ TO TAKE YOUNG READERS OUTSIDE TO PLAY!

Teddy’s Day: On a Bearish Adventure through Everyday Life

Description: Author Peter Liptak, wanting to help kids escape the ‘indoor society’ of TV and video games has recruited the tested and timeless Teddy Bear to take young readers on a trip into summer fun. Teddy’s Day: On a Bearish Adventure through Everyday Life begins with the discovery of one day. As children enter Teddy’s world, they begin their travels into the wider world without fear and full of wonder. Kids enter into a lively, yet comfortable place with bright colors and dreamlike artwork, propelling them through the day with a simple cadence and a rhyme scheme that breathes new life into a tried and true theme – the loveable teddy bear. Teddy’s Camp: On a Bearish Adventure into the Woods takes Teddy’s adventure to the next level as he sets off to summer camp to meet new friends and explore the woods. Children experience the wonders of summer camp with Teddy and his new friends from all over the world as he rides horses, sings songs around the campfire, and swims to his heart’s content. Teddy’s Day HD, also an award-winning app on the iPad, allows children to interact with Teddy’s new adventures around the world by going to www.teddytracks.com.

Price: $10.95 to $13.95 Visit the Website

"Bader Field; How My Family Survived Suicide" (Nightengale Press)

"Bader Field; How My Family Survived Suicide" (Front Cover)

Description: The inspirational story of an idyllic 1960s American family devastated by the shocking suicide of one of their three children and their incredible journey to survive. Relived through the pain worn eyes of the youngest child, now a parent himself, who was then just sixteen. An enriching story of love, forgiveness and acceptance. Emotionally gripping & inspirational. In softcover and also now available in the Apple iBookstore for immediate download on the iPad, iPhone & iPod. Before Christmas it will also be available as an eBook on the Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, Kobo Books and in 60 other markets worldwide

Price: $9.99 to $15.95 Visit the Website

4 Reasons To Teach Your Baby To Read, Based On The Book "Raising Confident Readers," By Dr. J. Richard Gentry

Learn more about teaching babies to read in Dr. Gentry's new book.

Description: 1. Zero to age six is when language proficiency develops in the brain. It is during this critical period that many of the neural pathways establishing language proficiency are formed. 2. Early literacy engagement gives your baby an enormous advantage. Spending just a few minutes a day engaging your baby or toddler in literacy activities may give your baby a 32-million-word advantage by kindergarten over children who did not get this exposure. 3. Babies’ brains are uniquely suited to early reading. Babies have special capacity for perceiving patterns and connecting symbols with meaning, which can begin as early as eight months of age. All babies have good recognition memory and novelty preference, so they it's fun for them to look at pictures and word cards with their parents. Perceiving patterns and connecting symbols with meaning is what reading is all about. 4. Babies’ right-brain learning gives them special capacities for reading. Unlike six-year-olds, babies and toddlers likely begin as right-brain readers. Learning to read is work for the six-year-old beginner, but it’s play for babies and toddlers, who pick up reading as easily as they pick up two languages if two languages are spoken by their caregivers between birth and age three.

Price: $8.99 to $12.00 Visit the Website

25 Ways To Go From Stepfather To StepDad - Ebook

25 Ways to go from Stepfather to StepDad

Description: With blended families becoming more and more the norm, saying “I do” for many men means not only becoming a husband, but a father as well. Instantly. While you may have enjoyed your relationship with your now wife’s children during the courtship, it’s a whole new ballgame as a stepfather. 25 Ways to go from Stepfather to StepDad offers some helpful suggestions for soon-to-be or newly married men who are becoming husbands and fathers for the first time. Written by Joe D’Eramo, a first-time husband and father at the age of 40, it provides some do’s and don’ts on how to be a “Dad” without becoming a pushover or losing credibility as an authority figure. In addition to helpful suggestions, the book also offers insights into interactions with your wife’s ex, parenting as a team activity, how to ease your stepchildren’s transition to having a new little brother or sister, your in-laws as allies, and how, no matter what your upbringing you know far more about parenting than you’re giving yourself credit for. 25 Ways to go from Stepfather to StepDad is a regular guy’s look at how you can embrace the challenge of parenting and make it the most rewarding experience of your life.

Price: $8.95 Visit the Website

The GUM® Star Wars™ Power Toothbrush

The GUM® Star Wars™ Power Toothbrush

Description: GUM® encourages kids to learn how to perfect their brushing skills with the brand new line of GUM® Star Wars™ toothbrushes. Each toothbrush helps to make brushing fun, while teaching good habits that last. The GUM® Star Wars™ Power toothbrush features ultra-soft oscillating bristles that gently massage gums and teeth, along with a section cup base that reduces counter clutter and helps keep the brush head clean.

Price: $5.99 Visit the Website

The GUM® Star Wars™ Lightsaber™ Toothbrush

GUM® Star Wars™ Lightsaber™ toothbrush

Description: GUM® encourages kids to learn how to perfect their brushing skills with the brand new line of GUM® Star Wars™ toothbrushes. Each toothbrush helps to make brushing fun, while teaching good habits that last. The GUM® Star Wars™ Lightsaber™ toothbrush flashes for 60-second intervals to encourage longer brushing. Plus interdental trim bristles align with the interdental arch to gently remove plaque between teeth.

Price: $3.49 Visit the Website

Greeting Card Universe - Any Card Imaginable

Christmas Card

Description: Producing high quality custom greeting cards has been Greeting Card Universe’s goal from its inception in 2000. Since then, our hand-picked community of artists has designed over 500,000 unique greeting cards, invitations, and announcements to fit all of your special occasions. With over 1,000 new custom cards added each day, Greeting Card Universe is the world’s largest online greeting card store. Personalize your own card and we’ll ship it to you or directly to the recipient. So what are you waiting for? Start exploring our selection of unique greeting cards today and discover any card imaginable!

Price: $3.00 to $4.00 Visit the Website

The GUM® Star Wars™ Manual Toothbrush

GUM® Star Wars™ Manual Toothbrush

Description: GUM® encourages kids to learn how to perfect their brushing skills with the brand new line of GUM® Star Wars™ toothbrushes. Each toothbrush helps to make brushing fun, while teaching good habits that last. The GUM® Star Wars™ Manual toothbrush comes in a twinpack and includes soft bristles with Dome Trim®, clinically proven to provide exceptional plaque removal on tooth surfaces and below the gum line.

Price: $2.99 Visit the Website

Published on Jul 26, 2012

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