Baby Shower Planning
Baby showers are excellent ways to pamper expectant mothers and help them get ready for parenting while spending time with friends and family members. If you’re taking on baby shower planning responsibilities for a celebration, let us help.
Pick a Memorable Theme
Think of the theme as a foundation element that drives all other parts of the festivities. The possibilities are nearly endless when figuring out the best ones. You might go with a jungle theme, a planets and stars theme, or one that includes memorable movie or cartoon characters. Consider how some of the baby shower decorations may become valuable keepsakes, inserted into photo albums or scrapbooks. With that in mind, it’s a good idea to come up with baby shower ideas that match the guest of honor’s preferences and don’t go out of style.
Plan Some Entertaining Diversions
One primary thing people do at baby showers is to bring gifts for the mother-to-be and excitedly watch her open them. During that process, people recall the joys of first-time parenting and think about how although they were nervous, they learned things faster than expected and become naturals at tasks such as changing diapers, feeding meals, and handling bath time.
Opening gifts usually doesn’t take very long, so it’s smart to plan several baby shower games to keep guests occupied. Try to pick some that take place in groups, because then it’ll be easier for people to get to know one another. Also, realize some guests might come from afar, meaning it’s useful to incorporate flexibility into how you run the games.