Ultimate gift guide for nerdy parents and their future-nerd babies

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We all know someone out there who is having a baby or may have just had one. Sometimes buying your average gift for those nerdy, gamer parents just doesn't seem enough. Knowing where to find unique gifts to cater to their lifestyle can be tricky.

Well I'm here to help with that since I, myself, just had to purchase a  shower gift for parents in this very category.

Here you will find gift ideas from book parodies for mom and dad, to gifts for future nerdy, gamer baby.

Enjoy!

Photo credit: A.Bilger Photography | Newborns

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Star Wars Vader's Little Princess by Jeffrey Brown is an adorable board book that's charming and funny. It certainly appeals to the Star Wars fan.

Other books available:

Here's an adorable toddler sized Star Wars "Future Pilot" tee available through ThinkGeek.

Also here's a Star Wars "B is for Boba Fett" Onsie that is also available.

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This Star Wars "My Family" Infant Romper is available from 0-6M to 18-24M on Amazon.

Amazon offers this adorable Star Wars "May the Force Be With You" Onsie in 4 colors from 0-3M to 18-24M.

Available colors:

  • Cloud White
  • Kiwi (shown here)
  • Petal Pink
  • Sky Blue

 

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Here are some adorable Star Trek Uniform Onsies from ThinkGeek to choose from for the little Cadet or this "Boldly Went" Onsie.

How can you resist this Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume Onsie available on Amazon? This "Donatello" is adorable!

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Future Superhero Onsies are awesome. Select from "Batman" to "Wonder Woman" via ThinkGeek.

Also available to match:

 Every Baby Superhero needs a bib and booties.

 Available:

  • Batman
  • Superman

This "Player 3 Has Entered the Game" Onsie comes in 5 colors from 6M-24M, available on Amazon.

Colors:

  • Purple (shown here)
  • Hot Pink
  • Pink
  • Turquoise
  • White

 

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You may not have David Bowie around to sing for you, but for Labyrinth fans this "The Babe With the Power" Onsie should suffice. You can find this cutie on ThinkGeek.

This is a fitting ThinkGeek pun to the IT parents out there. Here is an adorable "Mostly IP" Onsie. Who can't appreciate the bold, truth humor here?

Okay for all you The Walking Dead fans, this "Little Ass Kicker" Onsie available through ThinkGeek is awesome and I'm sure Norman Reedus would agree. Right?

When looking for ideas on activities to do with your child, this "Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share" by Ken Denmead should certainly fit the bill. Find it here on Amazon.

Here is a hilarious parody of the classic "Goodnight Moon" by Margaret Wise Brown aimed towards the Digital Natives is Ann Droyd's "Goodnight iPAD."

This parody of the classic "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" by Laura Numeroff is wonderful. Ann Droyd is at it again with "If You Give a Mouse an iPhone."

This is my all-time favorite bedtime book! This parent-only concoction is full of non-stop relatable every day scenarios all parents face with the dreaded word BEDTIME.

"Go the F**k to Sleep" written by Adam Mansbach is guaranteed to be among any parent's favorite.

Here's a wonderful way to get that adorable infant introduced to Mathematics early. "Introductory Calculus For Infants" by Omi M. Inouye is available on Amazon.

This "Future Gamer" Beanie on CafePress is available in Sky Blue, Petal Pink, Kiwi (shown here), and Cloud White.

This "Daddy's Little Gamer" Onsie is available to buy via CafePress from 0-3M up to 18-24M.

This "Expansion Pack" Onsie available on CafePress is available in 4 colors and in sizes 6M to 2T (24M).

Available colors:

  • Black
  • Heather Grey
  • Raspberry
  • Turquoise

 

This "Mute Button" pacifier is available in 7 colors on Amazon.

Available colors:

  • Baby Blue
  • Black
  • Clear
  • Glitter Pink
  • Green
  • Pink
  • White

 

Every technically savvy parent would appreciate the "Infant Troubleshooting Magnetic Flowchart." It's a fun parody to "problem solving" your baby issues that's available on Amazon.

This guide would not be complete without a Power Rangers tribute. Here we have a gorgeous "Pink Power Ranger" Onsie for a baby girl looking to make a statement. Find this treasure on ThinkGeek.

Well there you have it. I hope I have given you some great ideas to choose from for gift giving, photos, or to simply buy for yourself.

Congratulations to all new parents-to-be out there!

Published Jul. 25th 2015

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Venisia is really just a kid in adult form. She is a published author, photographer, artist, executive assistant, public relations coordinator, game writer, gamer of 35+ years, geek, nerd, singer, dancer, senior editor, freelance journalist, comic & film aficionado, podcaster, activist, and volunteer. Venisia is a huge fan of comics, anime, EVERY genre of gaming, dance, horror/martial arts films, Doctor Who, Daleks, Star Wars, Monty Python, Flash Gordon, Black Dynamite, and anything by Mel Brooks (who doesn't appreciate Spaceballs?).

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