Not sure what to get Dad for Father’s Day while still at Swansea?
Why not post him a hand-made Father’s day card from the following websites: Moonpig, Papier, Truprint or funky pigeon
Want to buy your dad something nice without breaking the bank?
Funky pigeon do personalized gifts on a budget. You can get home-made personalized photo mugs with a message from Printser from £4.99. If all else fails, you could bake, make a brunch, invest in some DIY, socks and/or create a bespoke fun day of activities for your dad: why not take your dad to the picturesque Gower for the day and stop off in a local pub for a scrumptious lunch?
Alternatively, if you’re going home for Father’s day then you could always offer to show off your newly acquired cooking skills by offering to cook Sunday lunch. If you don`t fancy that or prefer mum’s cooking; get him a personalized photobook, or portrait. On the lighter side there are coffee, beer and chocolate gifts available for a reasonable price online and in the majority of supermarkets.
Why do people celebrate Fathers’ Day?
Several folklore stories claim the origins of Fathers’ Day from an orphaned miner’s campaign in 1908 to a campaign by a civil war veteran’s daughter. However, it was President Nixon who made Father’s Day into Law in 1972.
If you’re in Swansea and can`t make it home -remember to post your cards early! You’re best advised to post your cards second class by the 12th of June to make sure it arrives in time if you`re not home.
‘We’re not talking because he wasn`t impressed with my new piercings when I came back last time.’
When there’s a will, there’s a way. A card, a kind gesture might be a good way to break the ice. Tell your dad how grateful you are for the support that he’s shown you over the years in your Father’s day card and be ready to talk through your differences and listen to his side. It will show that you respect his values.
Whatever you’re doing, remember to enjoy the day.