Once upon a time women were the only gender to enjoy the baby shower ritual. As we continue to move further into the 21st century, this is shifting slightly. Now it is common to not only see women only baby showers, but also couples baby showers – with men included. And even men only baby … Read more Baby Shower Ideas: Daddy Do – The Male Baby Shower
What better gift to give both Mom and the new baby then the gift of reading. A book themed baby shower does just that. Allow baby’s imagination to soar at an early age and instill a love of books. I personally love books, my husband will not let me and a credit card within 50 … Read more Baby Shower Ideas: Book Baby Shower Theme
What better way to welcome baby than with a Valentines Baby Shower! Valentines are all about love, and so are babies! Is it any wonder that February’s most popular holiday is a also a very popular baby shower theme? Normally one would select the colors of red, pink and white for this theme. But who … Read more Baby Shower Ideas: Valentines Baby Shower
For nine months the older brother(s) and/or sister(s) have been told that they will have a brother or sister entering the house. That’s quite a long time in the life of a tiny child. Their attention span typically doesn’t last more than several hours, and definitely not as long as nine months. So when the big day for newborn’s … Read more Baby Showers – Don’t Leave the Siblings out!
Storybooks are still the #1 Baby Shower Theme Before we discuss the current themes, let’s take minute and review where the idea of baby showers originated. There are a number of “Rites of Passage” humans go through. The first is birth, then puberty, marriage, giving birth or motherhood, with the final rite being that of … Read more All Things Baby Shower
Great Baby Shower Idea: Hold a Co-ed or Family Baby Showers for Both Guys, Girls, and Kids! Some men may not want to be part of the Baby Shower, and that’s okay. But what about those men who really want to be part of the process? Why should they be denied based on an implied tradition that … Read more Baby Shower Idea: Include Dad and the Kids in the Festivities
How to Make a Your Own Baby Shower Gift Basket It’s really easy to make your own gift basket. Making your own gift basket is the best way to make sure you don’t go over your budget. I say this because once you start baby shopping, you can’t quit – at least I can’t. There … Read more How to Make a Your Own Baby Shower Gift Basket
by: Shalene Chamings Have you ever heard of a pregnancy calendar? A pregnancy calendar is simply a record of all the changes a woman and her baby will go through during the 40 weeks of pregnancy. Many expectant parents spend countless hours going over the pregnancy calendar so they can monitor what is going on … Read more Do You Have A Pregnancy Calendar?
by: Kitty Barker Babies take a lot of attention and a lot of love it is time well spent. The loving is always easy. Who could not love a little baby? The attention and care for babies may present a problem for anyone who is not use to being around little one’s. Eventually you will … Read more Babies – What a Wonderful Gift
by: Jackie Durnin Baby sign language has been shown to very beneficial to a baby’s language development. So much so, that the typical language parameters of children are changing thanks to a child’s ability to express themselves through baby sign from as early as 6 months of age. So how can a parent know if … Read more Using baby sign language to help encourage your baby’s speech
by: Lynn Powers I didn’t fully comprehend the need – or the satisfaction that came with it – to bond with my child until he was born and I held him for the very first time. But although the bonding began that day in the delivery room, it didn’t end there. The parent-baby bonding process … Read more The Five Senses Of Bonding With Your Baby
Valentine’s and babies have something in common – they are both all about love! It stands to reason that using a Valentine’s or Heart themed baby shower will be a wonderful affair for both the hostess and her guests. And, with this theme you can go basic and simple or over the top and elegant. … Read more Baby Shower Ideas: More Valentine’s Baby Shower Party Ideas
There are tons of different kinds of baby shower invitations available online, in stores, well… pretty much everywhere! But what should you have on your invitation so your guests will know what is expected of them? Let’s break down each part of a baby shower invitation and see… Our example invitation invites you to a … Read more Baby Shower Invitations
by: Mary Rose Most parents wish that their baby would grow up without crying. But remember that without crying your baby will not be able to communicate anything with you. Accept the fact that crying is a way of developing the baby language. Especially, in the first six months, babies cry to communicate their needs. … Read more Baby Language
by: Nathan Nunez When an infant reaches the age of three months, he begins to become playful. He starts playing with anything he sets his eyes on. Anything that fits in his hand or has something that is able to be grabbed on it. This is also the stage in a child’s life when he … Read more Toys For Teaching Infants