I’ve never been one to enjoy parties – not when I was in college or even while I was still single. I don’t know if this is a sign of getting older, but somehow, I find baby showers utterly refreshing. There’s something lighter than the air when you go to one.
There's an almost palpable excitement in the atmosphere. And even if you’re not a parent yet, the happiness is contagious almost like you’re the soon-to-be mum!
So as a guest, it’s standard etiquette (and maybe, an unspoken responsibility) to bring something for the couple, the mother or the little one. Sometimes, it can be tough because you still have no idea about the baby’s gender.Continue reading
One of the most memorable occasions in your life as a mother is a baby. A baby shower is considered as one of the rights of passages that expectant mothers usually go through. It has both a practical and an emotional purpose.
Emotionally, it allows an expectant mother to bond with her close friends – usually females, although the shower isn’t strictly a women-only affair – and be able to get the moral support that she needs to go through the life-changing occurrence of childbirth.