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    • How to use a Survival Kit: 

      1. Gather the Items listed in the kit
      2. Print out a cute listing of the contents so that the recipient knows what each item is for.
      3. Place the items in a baggie
      4. Print out the topper, fold it over the top of the baggie containing the survival kit contents and staple it shut

       Please note that Most of the survival kits listed have free printable toppers available to print here.

    • Father to Be Survival Kit

      Father to Be Survival Kit
      An address book with all the shower goer's phone numbers
      A roll of quarters
      Dr. Spock's book
      Extra diapers
      A face mask
      Baby sitting coupons so parents can get out for some time to themselves
      Film
      Special hints from those who had kids
      A small cloth frustration ball : for the times we needed to throw it on the floor.
      Tapes or CDs of lullabies
      Hand Lotion : to remind you that babies need lots of soft touches
      Safety Pin: to help remind you to be safe
      Marbles : to replace the ones you will loose
      Lifesavers : to remind you that parents are lifesavers
      Pen and paper : to write down your thoughts/memories to share when they are older
      Wipes : for cleaning up those little messes
      Candle : to remind you, you will be the light of that childs eye
      Peppermint : to remind you you are worth a mint
      Brag Book : so you will always have your child near
      Sweet & Sour Candy : to remind you that every child can be both
      Clock : to remind you that time passes to quickly...enjoy every minute
      Mounds Bar : for the mounds of wisdom you will pass onto your child
      Hershey's Hugs & Kisses : because you deserve them~!
      Happy Face (Sticker) : to remind you to keep smiling
      Paperclip : to help hold it all together
      Balloon : to remind you to teach the children to reach for the sky
      Rubber band : to remind you that flexibility is the key
      Tissue : to dry those tears, the babies and yours.
      Fireball - for times when you are burnt out
      Lollipop : to lick all your problems
      Eraser : to remind you that every new Dad made mistakes
      Playing card : Raising and educating children is a gamble
      Cotton Ball : for times when you can't hear yourself think
      Rope : in case you get to the end of yours
      Puzzle Piece : to remind you that you are an important piece in the journey of your child
      Tootsie Roll: to remind you to roll with the punches
      Candle: so you never feel in the dark
      Do Not Disturb Sign: to remind you that you need time to yourself
      Aspirin : for when all else fails...take two submitted to the budget101 Discussion List,


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